Week at a Glance for OUES

November 13th-17th

November 13th-17th

Tuesday, November 14th
  • 3rd Grade Reading Fall Interim

Wednesday, November 15th

  • Class Photos and Photo Retakes

  • 3rd Grade Math Fall Interim

Friday, November 17th

  • November Birthday Lunches on the Stage

Saturday, November 18th

  • OUES Choir Performs at Tree Lighting in Front of Town Hall (around 7:45 pm)

Thanksgiving Break Camps at CISD - Register Now

Need some fun activities for your Dragons over Thanksgiving Break? Check out the camps our CISD teachers and staff are hosting! CLICK HERE

Mrs. Casdorph's Counselor Corner

We are learning about the Big Idea of gratitude this month, letting others know you see how they’ve helped you!

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Our Basketball programs will be hosting our Community Night on Monday, November 27th from 5:45pm - 8:00pm at the Carroll Senior High School Gymnasium to celebrate the start of the season, to introduce our teams to the Southlake Community and to invite our fans to come and cheer our teams!

Our kick-off celebration will include:

  • Introductions of coaches and players of the Lady Dragon and Varsity teams
  • Cheer routines from our Varsity Cheer Team
  • Performances from our Carroll Dragon Drumline
  • A Celebrity Three Point Shooting Contest
  • Dunk Exhibitions from the Dallas Mavericks "Mavs Man"
  • Appearances from our Dragon mascot "Charlie" and the Dallas Mavericks mascot "Champ"
  • Varsity Player Meet and Greet
  • Open Court Shoot Around for kids to hone their basketball skills
  • Free pizza, cookies, and drinks for kids!
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You can honor your child’s birthday by sponsoring a new book for our library.

For a donation of $20.00 (covers the cost of the book and all processing costs) your child will receive the following when his/her birthday arrives:

Your child will get to select a book from our special selection of new books.

A book plate with a picture will be placed in the book.

Your child is the first to check out the book and when the book is returned it will be placed into our library collection for all to enjoy.

Use the link to participate:


PTO News and Happenings

PTO News and Happenings

LET'S GO SHOPPING! Pop into St. Bernards on TONIGHT from 6-8PM for cocktails, snacks and shopping for a fun filled Spirit Night to benefit OUES! Attendees will get a chance to win a $250 gift certificate to St. Bernards and a portion of all sales during the event will go back to OUES!

DO YOU HAVE YOUR CONCERT TICKET YET? Grab your friends and family for a fun night out at Dragons Rock the Night on November 16th from 5-8:30. Enjoy live music by AC Pro, food and beer/wine trucks, turf field with inflatables, s'mores pits and so much more! $50 ticket gets your whole family in for a fun night out before break. The school who has the most ticket sales wins a special treat for their teachers and staff! *Ticket sales benefit CEF which funds every teacher in CISD!*

Let's help our teachers and WIN! Buy your tickets here: https://817tix.com/events/dragons-rock-the-night-11-16-2023

HOLIDAY POP-UP! It's the GREEN MONDAY BEFORE BLACK FRIDAY sale! Grab some friends and shop OUES, RES, CES, JES, WGES, DIS and EIS spirit shops and over a dozen local small businesses for the holidays! Monday, November 13th from 6-9PM at MADabolic, Southlake. Come and enjoy a fun night out with friends, sample foods from local vendors and check off your holiday shopping list!

MAHJONG for CEF and OUES! OUES PTO is partnering with the Green Mahjong Dragons and Calakids! On December 4th, The Green Mahjong Dragons will host a mahjong tournament fundraiser to benefit CEF. Tickets are limited and every dollar raised through ticket sales will go directly to CEF to fund our teachers. 20% of all merchandise purchased at Calakids during the event and throughout December 7th (if you mention OUES) will go directly back to our campus!

Get your tickets here: https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/53bc8764-356d-4a8f-b1ce-ebf1facb4c03

THE GIFTING PROJECT: Gear up to bring the best of the holiday spirit to Old Union in partnership with The Gifting Project and Southlake Fire Department! Sign up here to shop for angel gifts and give your kids the chance to deliver them on collection day straight into the hands of our Southlake Fire Department heroes. Collection day is pending but will be on or around December 1st. Reach out to Cheryl Majors at cherylrobyn@gmail.com for more information or with any questions.


DENIM AND DIAMONDS tickets are now on sale! Purchase your tickets and an optional custom denim jacket for the event. **Deadline to order is November 17th.**

Jackets will be delivered just in time for Christmas! Purchase your tickets here: https://form.jotform.com/232996596299179

MINTED HOLIDAY CARDS: Order your holiday cards from Minted and receive 20% with the Code: FUNDRAISEOLDUNION 15% of all sales goes back to Old Union Elementary!

DO YOU WANT AN EASY WAY TO VOLUNTEER? Ms.Linda at the cafeteria would love your help serving kids lunch for a few hours! Find a friend and sign up for a few spots and help our amazing lunch staff. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4aacac2fa5f8c07-oldunion?useFullSite=true#/


11/13: Dragon Holiday Pop-Up at MADabolic 6-9PM

11/16: Dragons Rock the Night 5-8:30PM

12/4: Green Mahjong Dragons Tournament to benefit CEF @ Calakids 6-9PM

12/20: Kids Rule the School

1/12: Donuts with Dad

1/19: Mother/Son Event

1/26: Daddy/Daughter Dance

2/23: Mornings with Mom

2/24: OWAN

2023-2024 Daddy Daughter Dance

We are excited to have you join us for the 2023-2024 Daddy Daughter dance on Friday January 26, 2024 7-9pm. Tickets for the event can be purchased below. To go with this year's "Denim & Diamond's" theme, we're also offering the option to purchase a custom jacket for your daughter to wear to the dance. Orders close Friday November 17, 2023 and will be ready for pick up December 20/21 (just in time for Christmas!).

CISD Good News

Share the great things happening with our Dragons at your school!

Child Nutrition Link

Access this link for menus, payment options, frequently asked questions and setting restrictions for your child.

Transportation Services Website

Access this link to purchase bus passes, get rider information, find routes and much more.


November Events:

29-College Spirit Day

30-Dad's Club Meeting in Café (7:00-7:35 am)

30-4th Grade Reading Common Assessment

December Events:

1-Kindergarten Polar Express Event

1-2nd Grade Fun Night

4-Motivation Monday

5-2nd Grade Math Common Assessment

5-3rd Grade Reading Common Assessment

6-3rd Grade Math Common Assessment

6-4th Grade Math Common Assessment

7-4th Grade Reading Interim Assessment

8-Kindergarten Gingerbread House in Café (1:30-2:30pm)

14-4th Grade Math Interim Assessment

15-December & June Birthday Lunches on the Stage

20-Kids Rule the School

21-Holiday Sing Along (9:00-9:30 am)

21-Class Parties (10:00-11:00 am)

21-Early Release/End of the Fall Semester


Birthday Treats from the Café is Back!!

Parent Birthday Ice Cream Order Form-Click Here

Step 1: To order you must have funds on your student's lunch account & order 7 days before date of celebration. The order will not be processed without sufficient funds available. You can add money to your student's account via check, cash or My School Bucks.

Step 2: Complete this order form.

Step 3: School Kitchen Manager will place order on the student's lunch account.

Step 4: School Kitchen Manager will email the parent and teacher confirmation the order has been processed.

Manager's Contact is: Linda Perez, ROSALINDA.PEREZ@southlakecarroll.edu, (817)949-4608

Click this link to add money to your student's lunch account through My School Bucks: My School Bucks

Current Suggested Party/ Birthday Treats if not Purchased from the School Cafeteria

Visit www.SnackSafely.com for a full list!

  • Barnum’s Animal Crackers
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream Cups (Vanilla & Chocolate)
  • Chips Ahoy Cookies

Hostess Items:

  • Powdered Sugar Donuts, Zingers, Cupcakes, Twinkies & ~Ding Dongs
  • Loft House Cookies
  • Lofthouse Frosted Sugar Cookies
  • Lorna Doone Shortbread Cookies
  • Oreo Cookies (Original & Double Stuff)
  • Peace, Love & Little Donuts (some varieties)
  • Popsicles brand Popsicles
  • Rice Krispy Treats (plain)
  • Rita’s Italian Ice (no custard)
  • Skinny Pop Popcorn

This is list is meant to serve as a resource, not a requirement or endorsement from Carroll ISD. While the above food items have currently been found to be in compliance with the Allergy Aware CISD Notice, please continue to check the food label as companies change their ingredients and manufacturing facilities. This list is intended as a guideline for parents and party planners. Other food items in compliance with the Allergy Aware Notice are also permissible. As a reminder, all classroom consumption foods, not personal snacks, must contain a label.

Any label that states the following is NOT permitted in the classroom for classroom consumption:

  • “may contain peanuts or tree nuts”
  • “contains peanuts or tree nuts”
  • “processed on shared equipment with peanuts or tree nuts”


Make sure to sign up for the Dragon eBlast, a district communication with all of the latest news, updates and announcements! Also follow the district social media accounts to see all the latest happenings within Carroll ISD:

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