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Monday, November 30, 2015


Welcome Back Parents! 

I cannot believe it is almost December. Time is flying! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and holiday break. I was fairly heartbroken because my oldest was unable to come home because of his duties as a filmer for the football team. They keep winning, so he had to stay! Unfortunately, this was my Thanksgiving picture of my kids! :(
However, I am very thankful everyone is happy and healthy, and hopefully he will be home for the winter break. :)

**Just a few reminders as we move into December:

Tomorrow is our next Gumball Math Test!
December 1 - Texas Roadhouse Night
December 5 - PTA Holiday Shoppe - 8:00AM - 11:30AM! I will be reading Holiday stories!
December 7 - Landform projects are due
December 8 - Zazby's Night
December 10 - First Grade performance!
December 18 - Book Exchange and Holiday Party!

**If your child completed the reading and/or math challenge over the break, please return by Wednesday.
**If you would like to volunteer to help decorate the stage for the First Grade performance, let me know.

Just a couple of reminders from our nurse:

LiceIf a student is out for lice, when they return the student must come to me to be checked before going to class. Parents must sent in proof of treatment.  That can be box from treatment, receipt from store where they bought it or a letter/receipt from commercial lice treatment.  Addison is a nit free school.  All nits must be combed out of hair before returning to school.

Cough drops - Cough drops may be carried by elementary school students.  However, parents must bring them in, in original container, fill out “Authorization to carry over the counter medication” form. They must come into the clinic with cough drops and form.

I hope everyone has a wonderful week!

Joy Shore

Tuesday, November 17, 2015



This is just a reminder of the Heroes Writing Program sponsored by the PTA. Your student can write an essay talking about his or her favorite hero. This is about everyday heroes that help us every day. Entries will be judged based on the student's ability to articulate the qualities of the hero they have chose and to describe the manner in which the hero has impacted his or her life. There will be a special reception to recognize the first place winner from each grade level.
The rules of this writing contest are:

Essay Rules and Guidelines
1.      The essay can be handwritten or typed.
2.      The essay must be on one single sheet of 8½ x 11-inch paper
(Single or double-sided but no more than one sheet of paper)
3.      Completed entry form below must be attached to essay
4.      Student name ONLY should be placed in top right corner of the essay;
NO other identifying information should be on the essay.
5.      A picture of the hero should be attached if possible.
Label the picture on the back with the student’s name.

Please request and entry form if your child is interested in this inspirational contest.  Entries are due to the box in the front office by January 22, 2016

Joy Shore 

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