Florence Update

January 8, 2016

Dear Florence Families,

We hope you all had a great holiday break! We are looking forward to a wonderful second half of the school year. We have a lot of upcoming events, so please check the calendar below to make sure you get them on your schedule.

Thanks, as always, for your support of Florence Elementary.

Happy New Year!



Science Fair

Calling all Falcon young scientists! Florence Science night is coming up on February 5th from 6-8pm. The night will be a celebration of all things STEM.

Look for returning presenters like Creepy Critters, Keller Fire CERT and more. This year we are also looking forward to welcoming Lockheed with their flight simulator program. Friday night fun!

You do not have to register in the science fair to enjoy the presenters. However, Florence loves our youngest presenters the best!

New Online Registration - Parents, please follow the link below to register your student for the 2016 Florence Science Night. Complete the form by Friday January 15th for early registration benefits. Note: For the first time this year we are now allowing team based participation. Siblings, science themed play dates - let the fun begin! Each child should be independently registered, team name entered in space provided.

Online Florence Science Night Registration link:


Happy experimenting!

- Melissa York, PTA coordinator Science Night 2016. Contact myork2004@gmail or 979-229-4065

Upcoming Dates and Events

  • January 12th: Spelling Bee
  • January 15th: Early Release (End of the third six weeks)
  • January 18th: School Holiday
  • January 22nd: Western Day
  • January 22nd: Report Card Day
  • February 5th: Science Fair
  • February 26th: Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show - Forms

KISD Film Festival

Florence Families:

Please see information listed below regarding the KISD Film Festival

  • This is the eighth year of the Film Festival, and entries are due after Winter Break, so now is the time to start working on your films!
  • The entry period is January 5, 2016 thru February 29, 2016.
  • 7 entry categories to choose from – Story, Documentary, Comedy, PSA Plus, Animation, Music Video and a new “Day in the Life” category.
  • Enter on your own, with your friends, or work with your teacher for a class-produced entry.
  • Lots of prizes and awards to be won, and finalists will be honored at an Oscars-style Awards Ceremony, again to be held at Cinemark Alliance's spectacular XD Theater, complete with red carpet and photo opportunities.
  • All the information can be found on the website www.kellerisd.net/film.

Order Yearbook On-Line Today!!!

You may order a yearbook online and pay by credit or debit card, the deadline for ordering a book online is March 1st. The ordering information is as follows:

Website: yearbookordercenter.com

School Order Number: 10831


Search by School Name: Florence Elementary, Southlake, TX

The prices for the yearbook online are as follows:

  • Soft Cover Yearbook $20
  • Soft Cover plus Personalization $22.50
  • Hard Cover Yearbook $25
  • Hard Cover Yearbook Personalized $27.50

If you have any questions regarding ordering or have any difficulties with the website, please feel free to contact me.

Pam Lane

PTA Yearbook Chairman


Please see below for some very important links and info!

Florence Elementary

Laura Lockhart - Principal - laura.lockhart@kellerisd.net

Farah Rehman - Assistant Principal - farah.rehman@kellerisd.net

Angelina Bowen - Counselor - angelina.bowen@kellerisd.net

Leigh Anne Nelson - Nurse - leigh.nelson@kellerisd.net

Dana Shumake - Secretary - dana.shumake@kellerisd.net

Pris Brown - Receptionist/Attendance - priscilla.brown@kellerisd.net

Jeanne Devine - Receptionist - jeanne.devine@kellerisd.net

Georgia Altom - PTA President - georgiaaltom@gmail.com