Bang Bear News

Ramona Bang Elementary

A Note From The Principal

Dear Bang Family,

Our school year is off to an outstanding start at Bang Elementary. Our 1st week has been amazing. The students and teachers are happy and getting to know each other. We had a tremendous turn out at Meet the Teacher Bear Express and prekindergarten/ Kindergarten orientation. Our Bang parents truly support our school and students. Thank you to our parent volunteers who helped students find their classes this week. We appreciate your big smiles, warm hearts and your willingness to volunteer “early” in the morning.

We will send out via email monthly newsletters and calendars to help our parents and community stay informed about our school and events. If you prefer to receive a paper copy instead please notify me by sending a note to the front office.

Please mark you calendars:

September 3 - PTO Board Meeting

September 9 - Fundraiser Kick-off

September 10 - 5:30 PTO Parent Meeting - Cafeteria

6:00 Curriculum Night - Report to classrooms.

Title I Meeting

September 13 - Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Spirit Night

September 16 - Texas Roadhouse Night

September 18-19 Vision & Hearing Screening

September 27 - Spirit Shop is Open

Looking ahead…..

October 1 - PTO board Meeting

October 2 - Bang Custodian Appreciation Day

October 17 - Fall Picture Day

October 18 - Field Day

October 21 - Texas Roadhouse Night

October 22 - Bus Driver Appreciation day

October 23 - Author Visit (Grades 1-3)

October 25 - Mom/Son Art Event

October 28-31 - Red Ribbon Week

Safety Reminders:

*Our doors at 7:45. Please do not drop students off prior to 7:45.

*All visitors on our campus must present ID.

*For the safety of our students, please do not drop them off on Rio Grande.

*All car riders receive valet service. Thank you for remaining in your cars and allowing our team to welcome and serve you.

*Entry on our campus during the school day is only permitted through the front entrance. For safety reasons only one visitor at a time can be buzzed in.

We appreciate your understanding as we work together to maintain a safe learning environment for our precious students.

I am extremely honored to serve the Bang community. I am beginning my 10th year at Bang, 25th year as principal and 37th year as an educator and I can proudly share this has been the best start of school.

Thank you for your support.

Erwann Wilson

Credit by Exam

Students in grades K-5 will have four opportunities during the school year to use “credit-by-exam” to accelerate to another grade level. Students will only have one opportunity to test for each grade level considered.

To apply to take the test to skip kindergarten, a student must be 5 by September 1, and registered in a CFISD school. To apply to take the test to skip grade 1, a student must be 6 by September 1, and enrolled in a CFISD school.

Students who earn scores of 80% or better on each component of the credit-by-exam will qualify to advance one grade. Only one grade level may be “skipped” each year. No retests will be given.

If you are interested in getting more information about credit-by-exam, please contact the school counselor.

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Stay Informed on what's happening with the PTO- Volunteer Opportunities, T-Shirt orders, Upcoming Events...

Join our NEW website: School Code: E5QH5Y

Save the Date!

September 9: Step It Up Fundraiser Begins

September 10: PTO Meeting- 5:30 in Cafeteria before Curriculum Night

September 13: Orange Leaf Spirit Night 11am-10pm

September 16: Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night

September 27: Spirit Shop Open at Lunch

Find us on Facebook- Search Bang Elementary School PTO

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