Andrews Elementary

On Wings of Excellence

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Dear Andrews Family

What an amazing week! Our students have been actively engaged in a myriad of learning opportunities, and hundreds of Andrews families came on Tuesday evening to enjoy our 14th Annual Multicultural Night. We are so proud of our third graders for their outstanding musical performance! I also want to thank all of the students and families who contributed to this meaningful event by participating in the flag parade or creating one of the beautiful cultural displays.


We definitely want to thank our PTA and Andrews staff for all of their hard work that contributed to such a fun and successful evening. Multicultural Night would not remain such a special tradition after all these years without the dedication, time and efforts invested by so many parents, staff and community members. We are indeed blessed to be part of a community that immensely appreciates and celebrates cultural diversity.


As we look forward to next week, please remember to RSVP to your child's homeroom teacher by Wednesday, February 10th at 12:00 PM if you plan to volunteer at your child's classroom friendship party on February 12th (a cleared volunteer background check is required). Having an RSVP list ahead of time will enable us to expedite the office check-in process for you on Friday afternoon.


Enjoy the weekend!



Joy Lovell, Principal

Andrews Elementary

Upcoming Events

February 8th - 12th - National School Counselor’s Week

Friendship/Inclusion Week


Monday, February 8th

  • Progress Reports will be sent home. Please be sure to sign and return your child’s progress report on Tuesday, February 9th.


Friday, February 12th

  • Friendship Parties - 1:30 PM


Monday, February 15th

  • No School for Students


Thursday, February 18th

  • Picture Day - Class Pictures and Spring Individual PIctures


Monday, February 22nd

  • PTA Spirit Night at Angelo and Vito’s (Legacy Village Shopping Center - 7000 Independence Pkwy #144, Plano, TX 75025) - 3rd grade teachers will be present, 5-7 PM

After School Programs/Rehearsals

Monday, February 8th

  • Mad Science


Tuesday, February 9th

  • Beginning and Intermediate Chess
  • Coding Club
  • 4th Grade Choir Rehearsal
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Wednesday, February 10th

  • Drama Club
  • Math Olympiads


Thursday, February 11th

  • Advanced Chess
  • Craniologix
  • Young Rembrandts K-1
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Friday, February 12th

  • Young Rembrandts 2-5
  • S.T.O.P.

Pictures

Class pictures and spring individual pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 18th. Can't wait to see everyone all dressed up and wearing their best accessory - a smile:)
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Friendship Parties

Friendship parties will take place in all classrooms on Friday, 2/12/16 at 1:30 PM. If you have completed your volunteer background check and plan to volunteer at your child's/ children's friendship parties on Friday, 2/12, please RSVP to your child's/children's homeroom teacher by Wednesday, 2/10 at 12:00 p.m. to let them know that you are coming. Please know that small children and younger siblings are not permitted due to space. Having an RSVP list ahead of time will enable us to expedite the office check-in process for you on Friday afternoon. Thank you!

Check out what is happening in Specials!!!

2016 Plano ISD Parent Workshops

2014-2015 School Report Card

The State of Texas 2014-2015 School Report Card for Andrews Elementary has now been released and posted to the Andrews website - http://k12.pisd.edu/andrews-elementary-school/tapr.


This is a report required by the Texas Legislature and prepared by the Texas Education Agency. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures. The information contained in the School Report Card is required by state law and is briefly described in the “School Report Card Definitions.”


If you have any questions concerning the School Report Card, please let us know. Thank you for your continued support of Andrews Elementary.

Plano ISD - Parental Engagement Survey

There are many ways in which parents may be involved in the education of their child. Extensive research has shown that activities such as reading, communicating with the child, and setting expectations have the largest effect on student achievement. Other forms of parental involvement, such as attendance and participation in school functions, also contribute positively to achievement in school.


This Parental Engagement Survey will help us understand some of the ways in which parents are engaged in the education of their child. This information will also guide us in providing support to the parents in our community.


With the 2015-2016 school year in mind, please take a moment to answer this brief survey.


English: http://formscreator.pisd.edu/formhandler/parentalengagementpisd.aspx

Spanish: http://formscreator.pisd.edu/formhandler/parentalengagementpisdsp.aspx


Thank you for your participation!

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