Leopard Newsletter

Alice D. Contreras Elementary Monthly Update

September 2022

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Vision: Inspire ALL students to become life long learners that positively impact their world.

Mission: Create a learning community where we DREAM big, BELIEVE in ourselves and ACHIEVE greatness.

TEA Accountability Rating

Congratulations ADC families! Our school TEA rating of an A was a result of everyone's commitment, grit, growth mindset and teamwork!
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3 Big Rocks- Areas of Focus

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Arrival: Front middle door and cafeteria doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Classes start at 7:50 a.m.

For the safety of all, please drop off students via our drop off care line. DO NOT PARK and walk in between cars.

In an effort to create a speedy car line process we ask that you have your student(s) ready to get off the vehicle:

  • Have them practice how to open their own door.
  • Make sure all electronic devices are put up before they get closer to the entrance door.
  • Remind students to return your phone before getting off the car.
  • All food should be ready-to-go.
  • Have students' school gear ready (backpack, Chromebook, sweater/ jacket for cooler weather).

Students can get breakfast in the cafeteria and when they enter the middle front door.

Teachers begin their lesson at 7:50 a.m. Please make sure your students arrive on time.

Office does not accept any type of deliveries after 10:00 am. Every delivery must have student and teacher name.


Dismissal: School ends at 2:30 p.m. for Pre-k and 3:20 p.m. for Kinder-5th grade

For the safety of all, please pick up students via our pick up care line. DO NOT PARK and walk in between cars.

  • Please have a sheet with your student(s) and teacher's name(s) on windshield for a quicker dismissal.

  • Kinder, 1st, Mr. Rodriguez and Mrs. Villalobos along with all their older siblings will dismiss through the FRONT of the school (Lubbock Ave).

  • Students in 3rd, 4th, 5th that ride individually will dismiss through the CAFETERIA (W. Bolt St)

  • Students in Mrs. Garza and Ms. Aguilar that ride individually or with any 3rd, 4rd, 5th grader will dismiss through the CAFETERIA (W. Bolt St).

  • For early dismissal you must bring your ID or we will not be able to release the student.

  • If your student will be walking home you must send something in writing to let us know. "Walkers" would need to keep this status ALL year long, there will only be changes under special circumstances were parent will need to talk to Principal about. Parents are to wait by tree in front of school on Lubbock Ave. For the safety of all, please DO NOT CROSS IN BETWEEN CARS. A staff member will bring your "walker" student(s) to you.

No early dismissal after 2:00 p.m. for Pre-k

No early dismissal after 2:45 p.m. for K-5th


If you have any questions regarding classroom procedures, events and other matters, please contact your child's teacher/s FIRST. You may contact them via e-mail, or any number provided to you by them.

Follow us on social media!

Facebook: Alice Contreras Elementary School

Instagram: @AContrerasFWISD

Twitter: @AContrerasFWISD

Website: fwisd.org/alicecontreras

Other ways teachers can communicate through are; parent blackboard, google classroom, e-mail, or feel free to call the school 817-814-7800. You can ask your teacher if they are using Class Dojo, SeeSaw or any other app.

Parent Classes/ Information

Word from the Principals

Important notes to always keep in mind:

Attendance- If your student is absent more than two consecutive days you will need to bring a doctor's note in order to excuse the absences, if it is only one or two days you may handwrite a note and send it to their teacher, the teacher will then take it to the front office.

*If your student has 3+ unexcused absences you will receive and email from the principals!

Deliveries- Office does not accept any type of deliveries after 10:00 am. All deliveries must have student and teacher name.

Kona Ice Days- Please send exact change ($3, $4, $5, $6), office will not take money after 10:00 a.m.

Lunch- We ask that you please send lunch in the morning as you're dropping off your student(s). Lunch needs to be labeled with student & teacher name.

Out of Uniform- For all our "no uniform" days please make sure it is school appropriate clothing.

Arrival- Please help us by having your students ready to get off the car and opening the doors by themselves (unless younger children like pre-k and kinder). Please follow the drop off line as this speeds up the process and promotes safety.

Dismissal- Please do NOT be on your phone while waiting in the pick line as this is a safety concern. Please have a sheet with your student(s) name(s) on windshield for a quicker dismissal.

Picture Day: Please send exact change in the Lifetouch envelope on picture day. Office will not accept money after 9:00 a.m. You could also place your order online, as the day approaches we will send flyers with more info.

calendar/ Events

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Exciting things happening at ADC

Welcome Back Ms. Joshi! Ms. Joshi is now our new Librarian.

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We wore the colors maroon and white to support the Uvalde School District.
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Progress Reports/ Report Cards

Reports are available digitally through the parent portal in FOCUS. If you haven't had an opportunity yet to download the FWISD app - please do so now. Once you have downloaded the app, click on the Parent Portal title. If you need help registering, please contact us, Ms. Estrada will gladly help you!

Register for Parent Portal here:


You'll receive a confirmation e-mail once the school has verified the information you provided.

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Lunch menu

You do not need to setup a profile to view the menu, you can simply exit out the initial page.

You can view our monthly lunch menu here:

Volunteers Needed

We will have several opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. If you would like to volunteer/ chaperone please talk to your teacher and complete the registration form here:


Once you have completed the form and background check is done, your teacher can check the status and deliver all event details.

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