Ms. Starr's Class Newsletter

What's Happening in 3rd Grade!!

Learning Ahead April 20th- 24th

This week we take the STAAR math and reading exams. I know the students are nervous, but we will do great! We will be reviewing and finishing up the rest of the week. We will preview the book fair to see what we want to buy.

No Spelling or Homework this Week!!!!!

Important Dates to Remember

April 21: STAAR Math (Altered Schedule)

April 22: STAAR Reading (Altered Schedule)

Progress Reports

April 24: Pickles and Popcorn

Spirit Day: Career Day

April 27: Book Fair Opens

April 28: 3rd Grade Teachers out in the afternoon (No after School Tutoring)

May 1: Ft. Worth Museum Field Trip

Family Fun Night- 5:30-8:00

May 4-8: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10: Mother's Day

May 12: Progress Reports

May 15: Field Day

More Important News

Please make note of the following events, we are excited for you to join us!

  1. Tuesday, April 21 – 1st Grade Performance 6:30 (Students report to gym at 6:15)
  2. Thursday, April 23 – Kinder and Pups Performance 6:30 (Students report to gym at 6:15)

And… Family Fun Night is coming soon! Mark your calendars and join us on Friday, May 1st from 5:30 – 8:00. This night includes games, food, book fair, silent auction and more.

We need items from each family to make it a success and we would love for you to volunteer to work a station. Please see attachment for details.

We look forward to sharing this time with you,

HVE Staff


  • On April 21 and 22 we will have an altered schedule due to STAAR. The changes are as follows:

Tuesday, April 21-

Lunch: 12:20-12:50

Specials: 12:55-1:45

Recess: 1:50-2:20

Wednesday, April 22-

Lunch: 12:15-12:45

Recess: 12:45-1:15

Specials: 1:15-1:40

  • There will be no after school tutoring on April 21, 23, and 28.

  • Carnival Ticket Pre-Sale starts Monday, April 27th and ends Thursday, April 30th. They are 5 tickets for $1. You can donate 2 liter drinks, sweets for the cake walk, and small prizes for carnival games. If you would like to volunteer, contact Joy Mahan at

  • Give HVE a helping hand and join the PTA today! It’s easy to become a member, just go to and register online.