Porter Elementary School

Week of February 16th, 2016

Pine Cove Parent Meeting - 5th Grade Only

If your child is attending Pine Cove Science Camp, please plan to attend a planning meeting on Tuesday, February 16th at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria. We will finalize the details of the trip including departure and arrival time as well as complete the necessary paperwork for Pine Cove. We hope to see as many parents as possible!

Family Internet Safety Meeting

The New Caney Independent School District and the Montgomery County Youth Services are partnering to present information on Family Internet Safety to students, parents, and the community from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 18th, at the community room at Texan Drive Stadium.

College T-Shirt Day

Wear your favorite college t-shirt on Monday, February 22nd to support your college!

Fundraiser Deadline

The deadline for our spring fundraiser is Tuesday, February 23rd. All forms should be turned in by this date. We appreciate your support!

STAAR Testing Information

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness otherwise known as the STAAR tests are quickly approaching. Please note the dates of the upcoming STAAR tests and refrain from planning any appointments that may take your child out of school on these dates. Also please note that we ask you to refrain from visiting in all grades levels (PreK-5th grade) on the testing dates due to test security. The testing dates are as follows:

3rd Grade: Monday, May 9th - Math and Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

4th Grade: Wednesday, March 30th - Writing, Monday, May 9th - Math, Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

5th Grade: Tuesday, March 29th - Math, Wednesday, March 30th - Reading, Monday, May 9th - Math (retest only), Tuesday, May 10th - Reading (retest only), Wednesday, May 11th - Science

Thank you in advance for your help with a successful STAAR administration.

Buy Your 2015-2016 Yearbook Today!

Make sure your child can always remember their time at Porter Elementary by purchasing your yearbook for this school year! Yearbooks can be preordered for $20 online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can pick up an order form in the front office. The $20 presale price ends February 26th!

Federal Report Cards Are Now Available

The U.S. Department of Education requires each state to publish an annual report card with specific district- and campus-level data.


Every district that receives Title I, Part A funding is responsible for distribute the state-, district- and campus-level report cards to each of its campuses, the parents of all enrolled students, and the general public.

A parent letter is being sent home on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, in your child's Tuesday folder with information regarding the Federal Report card for Porter Elementary. The letter can also be found on the PES website.

Thank you for your continued support!

Lunch Menu:

Wednesday: Pork BBQ bowl w/ corn-on-the-cob, ranch-style beans

Thursday: Orange chicken w/ stir fry supreme or Oriental broccoli blend and egg roll

Friday: Hamburger or cheeseburger w/ lettuce stack and veggie dippers

Monday: Pizza served w/ marinara sauce, caesar salad and corn

Tuesday: Chicken fried steak sandwich w/ lettuce stack, sweet potato fries, spinach salad

5th Grade Pine Cove Parent Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 5:30-6:30pm

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Please meet in the PES Cafeteria.

Family Internet Safety Night

Thursday, Feb. 18th, 6:30-7:30pm

21360 Valley Ranch Parkway

Porter, TX

College T-Shirt Day

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 7am

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Spring Fundraiser Deadline

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 3:15pm

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Porter Elementary School

Attendance is very important to everyone at Porter Elementary as we teach bell-to-bell and instruction time is precious. Student pick-up will not be allowed after 2:15pm.