Thursday, February 23, 2017

Slime or No Slime. . .We Shall See. . .

Final Push for Jump Rope for Heart
We are nearly to our goal of $20,000.00!  

We are currently at $17,130 in donations.  So, if we can raise just $2,870.00 more dollars we will be there!  I am going to give a little extension on our date to Friday, March 3rd then Mr. Shelby and myself will be slimed at our Spirit Rally  on Friday, March 10th if we can reach the goal!

If you would like to come out tomorrow and jump with our kiddos, feel free to come by during their specials times: 

4th grade - 9:30-10:20
2nd grade - 10:20-11:10
5th grade - 11:10-12:00
1st grade - 12:30-1:20
Kindergarten - 1:20-2:10
3rd grade - 2:10-3:00

Couple of Reminders. . .

PTO Meeting 
Thursday, March 2nd at 8:15am - Please try to attend if possible as we are working on getting volunteers for upcoming spring events at TCE!  (book fair, hoedown and field day)

Book Fair
March 6th-March 10th

Open House
Thursday, March 9th
This is an evening to come up and see all of the amazing learning your child has been doing this year.  We look forward to seeing each of you and hope you are able to make it to this showcasing event!  

Spirit Rally
March 10th
For our 3rd spirit rally, we will have our Kindergarten performing as well as possible other groups from our Texan Town clubs.  We will also be having the official "slime time" for myself and Mr. Shelby if we meet our goal for Jump Rope for Heart!

Spring Break - March 13th-17th 
 No School

Shout Outs!
Here are some of the latest shouts outs turned in for TCE! 

I would like go give a shout out to Alisa Kozlowski and Shelly Lewis for being amazing room moms for 2A and helping however, whenever, and with whatever is needed. You are amazing and appreciated! ~Mrs. Judd

To Monica Panda for all she has done as a room mom - six years in a row!

Shelly Lewis- Thank you so much for all of the ear buds for K1 & K2!! We really appreciate you always willing to help with Kindergarten. Thank you! Lorri Brehm & Lauren Torti

Kinsey Weegar- Thank you so much for organizing a fun Valentine's Party for K1! The learners enjoyed the heart ring toss game, snack, and cute heart picture craft. I really appreciate you!!! Thank you! Lorri Brehm

Anusha Talreja- Thank you so much for the ear bud for K1. I really appreciate how you are always willing to help our class. Thank you! Lorri Brehm

The Spring Book Fair decorations. The woodsy camping murals look great!

Sara, Thank you so much for always being willing to help me out no matter what I am needing! Thank you for helping count out our math goals for our kindergarteners!  Love, Katy McKinney

Kinsey, Thank you so much for helping sort all of the kindergarten goals for our goal folders! You are so wonderful for not only sorting them, but labeling them for us as well! We are so thankful for you!  Love, Katy and Lorri

Kristina Bennett and Anna Slaton- Thank you so much for all of your incredible hard work planning and putting together our Valentine's party! Our kids had such a blast. I am so thankful to have had you as my room moms the last 2 years. You always go above and beyond. 3D is so blessed by you- I know I sure am!! :) Courtney

Jen Paulsen for always willing to help out and bringing such positive energy with her! The kids and I love having you around!

Sarah, Carol Ann, and Abby, thank you guys for the amazing Valentine's party! 2B had so much fun and couldn't have been done without you guys :) - Miss Kim & 2B

Pam Richardson for being the 3rd grade copy mom! We appreciate all that you do in helping to make sure we have our copies so we can be more productive in the classroom! Thank you- Beth Parker and third grade teachers

Alisa Kozlowski for always coming up when you have free time and let my readers read to you! They get so excited to share their books with you and discuss their books. Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to make my learners feel so special! Thanks, Beth Parker

Thank you so much to Sara Okuda!  You are always there when I need you and willing to step in at the last minute.  Thank you for taking such good care of us!  - Love, Lori Vincenzo and 1B

If you would like to give a shout out to someone for all the help and support they provide to TCE, please click on the link below!  I will be publishing more soon!

Click here to give a shout out!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day to everyone!  We had a great day at Town Center celebrating and having special treats!  Thank you to all of the parents who were able to come out and help out with our class parties!  

We have several events happening this week and this month at TCE!  Please make sure you check out the following reminders and more info to come soon on some other spring time learning and experiences for our kiddos!

Jump Rope for Heart

We are currently in the middle of our service learning fundraiser to help support the American Heart Association. 

As of today, we are sitting at $14,417.00 toward our goal of $20,000.00.   

We have until Friday, February 27th
to meet our goal for this year!  On the 27th you are welcome to come up for our day of jumping during our specials times.  

4th grade - 9:30-10:20
2nd grade - 10:20-11:10
5th grade - 11:10-12:00
1st grade - 12:30-1:20
Kindergarten - 1:20-2:10
3rd grade - 2:10-3:00

  Remember, if we reach our goal. . .Mr. Shelby and I will be officially getting buckets of slime poured on us this year during our March 10th Spirit Rally.   We'll see if we can make it to the target goal this year.  Keep those dollars coming in to help this good cause and to see your very own TCE administrators get slimed!

Spring:  Class and Individual Pictures

Don't forget that tomorrow, Wednesday, February 15th we will have picture day at TCE!  This is a great way to cherish those grade school years by purchasing individual and group pictures of your child's class.  If you have any questions, or need to get another order form just check with our front office.  

Engineering Extravaganza 
Family Night 
Thursday, February 16th from 5:30-7:00pm

It is time for our 3rd annual TCE Engineering Extravaganza Night. We will have STEM engineering design challenges throughout the building.   There are opportunities for every family K-5 to have fun and explore with hands-on learning together! Feel free to bring younger or older siblings to 
participate in the fun! 
We will also have several learners from Coppell High School and Coppell North Middle School showcasing projects in our gym as well as several elementary learners sharing  about our Lego robotics competition from this year.  

We hope to see you at TCE for our event! 

March PTO Meeting
Our next PTO meeting will be Thursday, March 2nd at 8:15am in the library.  If anyone that is available could please try your best to be in attendance at this meeting, since we will be discussing our big spring events (Book fair, TCE Hoedown and Field Day).  These meetings are a great way to get involved with the campus and learn about all of the happenings at TCE with learning.  We need every volunteer we can get to help make these fun family events successful for all of our kids and to keep all of you aware of the importance you play in making our school successful!  
Speaking of volunteers. . .if you would like to give a shout out to someone for all the help and support they provide to TCE, please click on the link below!  I will be publishing these shout outs in my next blog post.

Click here to give a shout out!

Book Fair
We will have our annual TCE Spring Book Fair March 6th-10th.  This is always a fun time for our kiddos and families to find some fun and exciting books to promote a love for reading.  We will have two days of Donuts with Dad and will be sending out more info as we get closer to the date!

Open House
Thursday, March 9th
TCE Open House will be just right around the corner, so mark your calendars for this fun night!  We love having the families come in and see all of the exceptional projects, presentations and learning that has been happening so far this year.