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Freeman Family Newsletter

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A note from the principal

I wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude for the incredible start to the new school year. Your unwavering support and love have played a pivotal role in making this such a positive and successful start.

Freeman families are committed to education! It doesn't stop at truly value the whole experience!

As the principal, I am truly fortunate to have families like you who prioritize the success of all students, staff and families. We are blessed by each of you.

We are excited in the month of September to host:

  • Helping Hands
  • Watch Dogs
  • Fall Picture Day
  • Family Lunch

As we continue to embark on this new academic journey, I want you to know that your support are pillars to our success. We promise to continue providing an educational experience that prioritizes hard work, learning and social emotional growth!

With gratitude,

Robyn Campbell

September Dates for Freeman

1st- Student Holiday

4th- Labor Day: Student/Staff Holiday

6th Helping Hands Training 9-10 am

10th Grandparents Day

13th Watch Dogs Orientation for Dads/Dudes

15th Parent Lunch 2/5

15th Ranchview Homecoming

20th Fall Individual Photos

22 Parent Lunch 1/4

29th Rally Assembly

Volunteer- Follow the Steps

Are you looking to volunteer, participate in field trips and visit the classroom on special events? If you want to participate and join the class for fun this year, you must have completed the background screening and volunteer steps first!

Take care of those steps by clicking here!

We love our volunteers!

Helping Hands-Helping Teachers

Volunteering Makes a Difference in your Child’s Education.

Children whose parents are involved in their schools do better. Research has shown that children of a school volunteer make better grades and perform better on tests. They’re also better behaved, have better attendance, and are more likely to graduate and continue their education. The more parents participate at school, the more successful their children will be.

We will be offering a variety of ways for parents to get involved in our school that fits your schedule. Please read the information below to learn more about one way you can get involved.

To learn more about how you can be a Helping Hands Volunteer- Please see Mrs. Campbell's ParentSquare message on Saturday, Sept 2nd.

Are you a Watch Dog?


WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) is a family and community engagement educational initiative.

There are 2 primary goals of the WATCH D.O.G.S. program:

  1. To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.
  2. To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

We believe that all of us want the same things for our kids and these values unite us. This program serves to bring communities closer together based on these values-based goals. Ultimately, our purpose is to change the country for the better by doing our small part to provide support to our educators and encouragement to our children.

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MAP Testing Window

Mark your Calendars

Grade levels teachers will share more specific dates as they get closer.

Reminders to Families:

A few helpful reminders...

  • Have your child eat a good breakfast and get plenty of sleep the night before the test.
  • Make sure their device is charged AND updated the night before.
  • Talk with your child about the importance of trying their best and taking their time tomorrow! A growth mindset and focus is important!
  • Check out the Family Toolkit for family resources can be found here!
  • The MAP test is designed to give questions based on the student's level. Therefore, everybody's test will be different. The questions are designed to get more challenging as they go to show where growth is made and where area of focus should be next.


Reading- September 6-13

Math- September 13-20

Science- 4th and 5th grade September 18-22

Reading Fluency- Kinder and 1st September 25-29

MAP Family Toolkit Link

Families, you will find lots of information about the importance of the MAP test here. Click to read more.

Dress Code Reminders

As a friendly reminder, our dress code is established to allow students to be comfortable, yet prepared for learning.

Please write your child's name in ALL clothing items. Our lost and found begins to grow quickly!

We are still seeing many students in the following items which are not allowed as part of our dress code:

  • Crocs
  • Sandals
  • Open Toe Shoes
  • Crop Tops

Please be mindful as your child leaves for the day to help them make choices that follow our dress code at Freeman!

Parent Self Serve

With Parent Self Serve you can access:

  • Grades
  • Attendance
  • Health records
  • Class schedule
  • Contact teachers
  • Online Enrollment

We do not print report cards at Freeman. Make sure you are set up on PSS to access important documents and information for your child!

Click on the button below to get set-up today!

September is Attendance Awareness Month

Check out the fun ways CFBISD and Freeman are bringing attention to a very important topic of school attendance.

We will celebrate with fun dress up days!

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Extended Leave and Absences

Many families at Freeman begin asking for permission for extended leave for their child.

  • Visa
  • Travel
  • Vacation
  • Family Emergency
  • Other

While we understand travel and extended time away is necessary for your family, school attendance is mandatory by the State of Texas. As a campus, we follow rules for attendance, enrollment and leave.

If your family is planning extended leave, you must contact for your options. Your choices are limited, but you need to plan ahead.

Mrs. Campbell is not able to give permission for special circumstances or situations. As a campus, we will follow the guidelines established by the State of Texas for extended leave and absences.

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Staff Birthdays


Evelyn Lucas 4th

Chamu Krishnaswamy 9th

Yesenia Mendoza 10th

Meredith Hollis 27th


Megan Galvan 11

Savoy Maneice 14

Jaime Bove 24

David Zamora 24

Holles Adams 30

Lisa Yaklin 30

Click Here for Staff Favorites:

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Important Dates


1/4 Student Holiday- School Closed for Students

6 9-10 am Helping Hands Training

10 Grandparents Day

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