Austin Gator News

October 2021

Principal: Amy Henderson

Assistant Principal: Cara Munn

Counselor: Mindy Merling

Student Success Specialist: Dalila Carrillo

Upcoming Events

  • September 30: SFA Spirit Day at Chick-fil-A on Garth Road 6am - 10pm
  • September 30: Progress Report available to view on Parent Portal
  • October 4-8: Holiday (No school)
  • October 11: HB4545 Tutoring Begins
  • October 21: Report Card available to view on Parent Portal
  • October 28: Book Character Trunk or Treat Literacy Night (information coming soon)
  • October 25-29: Book Fair

Important Covid-19 Information

Students Who Test Positive For COVID-19

  • Parents or family members should inform the CAMPUS NURSE if their child has tested positive for COVID. 281 420-4620
  • Per the Texas Department of State Health Services, students who test positive for COVID will not attend face to face instruction until at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset, fever free, and other symptoms have improved.
  • Students who test positive for COVID will be able to participate in Remote Conferencing Instruction during this time in order to be counted as present and stay up to date with their classes.
  • Students who do not participate in Remote Conferencing Instruction will be counted absent.

Hot Spot

If you do not have internet services at home and are needing service in order to have access to Remote Conferencing please contact Ms. Carrillo at 281 420-4620.


Please complete the lunch application for your child. Also, If you would like to to check the status of your application, you are able to check that information using this link. In addition, if you need help completing the form, please contact Ms. Dalila Carrillo at 281 420-4620.

Parent Portal

The progress report grades have been posted to the Parent Portal.

If you have a log in account and password please click on this link:

Please click on this link for instructions on how to register for the Parent Portal:

SFA Elementary PTO Spirit Day

Thursday, Sep. 30th, 6am-10pm

5006 Garth Road

Baytown, TX

Join us for food and fun! Come support SFA Elementary PTO and 20% of the proceeds will go directly to our school. Dine in, Drive thru, Curbside and Chick-fil-A Delivery are available. Be sure and mention our group to the team member when placing or picking up order to receive credit.


SFA Elementary PTO Gourmet Popcorn Sale! Traditional order forms have has been sent out with students. Click on the white box below with the popcorn, search your student's homeroom teacher's name in the dropdown menu to order online. Online sales will end at midnight on Monday, October 18th. Traditional order form sales will also be due at that time.
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District Calendar

We would like to share the district instructional calendar for 2021-2022. Please make vacation plans on days we are out of school. Attendance is very important for academic success.


Absences, Tardies and Early Dismissals

  • All excuses must be either a medical note or in hand written note to the teacher. You may also email Ms. Aguilera or Mrs. Machicek (verbal notification is NOT accepted)
  • Illness and extenuating circumstances are the only excusable absences
  • You have 3 days from the date of the absence to turn in a parent written excuse stating the reason for absence
  • Even if the school nurse sends your child home, you must send either a parent written note or a doctor’s note
  • You may also receive a court warning for excessive unexcused absences/tardies
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Thank you to our SFA Custodial Staff. We truly appreciate everything you do for our school!