Please mark your calendars for the following dates in February!
February 2 - Picture Day (Individual & Class)
February 3 - 3-5th Morning Assembly 7:35 am
February 6 - Dyslexia Parent Information Night 6:30 - 7:30 pm
February 6-10 - Counselor Recognition Week
February 7 - Progress Reports Go Home
February 8 - Popcorn Day
February 10 - National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
February 14 - Valentine's Day Parties 1:45 - 2:30 pm
February 17 - 3-5th Morning Assembly 7:35 am
February 17 - ACChaos Hands on Science Activity
February 20 - Student Holiday
February 21 - Multicultural Night 6:15 - 7:30 pm. Are you interested in sharing your family’s unique culture? Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aafab2fa75-multicultural to reserve a table to feature cultural artifacts, information, and/or fun things for the “tourists” to do to learn about your heritage!
February 22 - Popcorn Day
February 23 - STAAR Ready Reading Practice Test
February 23 - Variety Show Rehearsal 3 - 5 pm
February 24 - Variety Show 6 - 8 pm
February 24 - STEM Fair Projects Due
February 25 - 2017 TAG Parent Conference & Summer Enrichment Fair at Deerpark Middle School 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
February 28 - Open House/STEM Display/STAAR Information Night 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Research Says / Nonfiction Reading Promotes Student Success
The average child in the United States spends roughly 4 hours and 29 minutes a day watching TV, 2 hours and 31 minutes listening to music, and 1 hour and 13 minutes playing video games. And how much of their leisure time to do they spend reading nonfiction?
Less than 4 minutes a day.
Here's a great article with information regarding Nonfiction reading.
Click here for some helpful tips for helping your child become a stronger reader at home.
If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher!