Robert L. Crippen "Friday" Bulletin


Random Acts of Kindness Week at Crippen

"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you." Loretta Young

My heart is full by the praises the students are writing one another. Great job Crippen!

Mortar Word / Math Maker / College Word / Character Trait

Mortar Word-Completes

Which sentence best completes the diagram? 4th Grade Reading 2013

Wakiko ran a total of 50 laps on these five days. Which bar completes the graph? 3rd Grade Math 2014

Math Maker--10-1=9

College Word--Professor

Character Trait--Courage

Upcoming Events

  1. Learning Walks Week of 2/15-2/19--Newcum
  2. Monday, 2/15 Exchange Day!! Happy Day off!
  3. TELPAS--Starts February 16 and our first due date is February 19th for PAST TENSE writing sample at 2:45 PM
  4. Tuesday, 2/16 5th Grade Mock Math STAAR--no character club--Please come out to the covered walkway at 7:25 to cheer our 5th graders on.Bring noise makers if you want. I will make an annoucment to remind everyone :)
  5. Wednesday, 2/17 5th Grade Mock Reading STAAR--same thing at 7:25
  6. 2nd Grade St. Thomas University Field Trip on 2/17 (Reep, Anderson, Slaughter's homeroom with Ms. Black) & 2/18 (Johnston, Harris, and Black's homeroom with Ms. Slaughter)
  7. Thursday, 2/18 3rd Grade Math Planning Day with Stacey Cain
  8. Thursday, 2/18 5th Grade ELAR Planning Day with Cherie Loycano
  9. CANCELLED DUE to Think Through Math Training--Thursday, 2/18 Non Dual Language Literacy Meetings--during your conference with Data Sheets Complete
  10. Thursday, 2/18 Think Through Math Training with 1st grade & 3rd-5th Math Teachers with Mr. Gentry and Ms. Hobbs in Mr. Gentry's Office--bring your laptop
  11. Thursday, 2/18 Dual Language Meeting 3:15 PM--Ms. Andrade's Room
  12. Friday, 2/19 5th Grade Math Planning Day with Stacey Cain
  13. Friday, 2/19--"The Partnering Game" at 7 AM. Join us in the library for a fun verison of the Dating Game...except we have a twist and have interviewed students as well. We will have light snacks and lots of laugh. Totally optional and a great stress reliever at this time of the year! :)
  14. Learning Walks Week of 2/22-2/26--Owens
  15. TELPAS--Starts February 24th science or social studies writing sample due at 2:45 PM
  16. Monday, 2/22 Costco in the Lounge with Snacks & 3rd Grade Lunar Lunch 10:10 AM
  17. Tuesday, 2/23 Team Tuesday 4th/5th Grade and ALL Special Ed teachers in Ms. McElroy's Lab for TELPAS Calibration
  18. Tuesday, 2/23 TELPAS Calibration for K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Specials Teachers in Ms. McElroy's Lab from 3-5 PM (or sooner)
  19. Wednesday, 2/24 Dual Language Literacy Meetings during your conference. Please fill out your data sheets prior to the meeting and bring grades.
  20. Wednesday, 2/24--District Membership Reconciliation Day--Freeze Count at 10 AM
  21. Wednesday, 2/24--PTT Meeting 1:30 PM
  22. Thursday, 2/25--Dual Language Cultural Night 5:45-6:45 in the Cafeteria
  23. Thursday, 2/25 4th Grade ELAR Planning Day with Cherie Loycano
  24. Thursday, 2/25 Spring Fundraiser Ends--turn in $ to the office please
  25. Friday, 2/26 Site Based Meeting 9 AM
  26. Friday, 2/26 Diploma Parties for Grades 3-5 Advanced/Commended Students by Invitation Only at 1:45 in the cafeteria--Popcorn, Drinks, Dance Party


  • Professional Dress on Mock STAAR Days and STAAR Days--no jeans coupons (even if you aren't testing)
  • Regular Schedule on Tuesday, 2/16....NO K/1 TEAM TUESDAY due to 5th Grade Mock STAAR
  • Try to find 3 parent readers for your classroom for Dr. Seuss's Read Across America Day on Wednesday, March 2nd. Ms. Halbrook will send more information about it soon.
  • Shout out to 4th and 5th ELAR teachers! JM Literacy was so impressed by the deep thinking and reading responses during Independent Reading. They can't wait to see 2nd & 3rd grade soon. Also, shout out to the Literacy Academy members. Our school is shining because of your dedication and willingness to learn. Thank you!
  • LEARNING WALKS EMPHASIS--What, Why, Wait Time, Randomizer, and Questioning
  • 2/17 Guided Math Training at Region 6...P. Esparza, Newcum, Cordero, Andrade, Hobbs
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  • Elementary Principal Meeting 2/19 8;30 AM


All Crippen Astronauts will display stellar citizenship and perform at or above grade level in every subject.