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CSI Happenings - Week 9

CSI HAPPENINGS

 Oct 17-21, 2016

MONDAY  

Book Fair

Food for Families kick off

TUESDAY

Book Fair

4th Grade “Lunch with Someone You Love”

WEDNESDAY

Book Fair

Pirate Day

5th Grade “Lunch with Someone You Love”

THURSDAY

Book Fair

6th Grade “Lunch with Someone You Love”

FRIDAY
Varsity Football @ Gatesville

Book Fair

SATURDAY

SUNDAY 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CSI PTA

China Spring Intermediate PTA has 160 members signed up as of now, and 75 of that 160, are students.  With around 670 students in the school, we had hoped for a lot more involvement this year.  We encourage parents, students, and teachers to sign up to help make our PTA successful in supporting our school this year.

Book Fair

The China Spring Intermediate Fall Book Fair is being held this week! Volunteers are still needed in order to make this happen. If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Lafferty at clafferty@chinaspringisd.net.

Food for Families

We will be starting the Food for Families Monday, Oct 17th.  Please help us make this year’s food drive a successful one! We will be collecting food from Monday, Oct 17th – Friday, Nov 11th.  Here is a list of items that are needed:

Education Foundation 10th Anniversary Celebration

The China Spring ISD Education Foundation is hosting a fundraiser concert featuring Holly Tucker!  All proceeds will be used for innovative teacher grants for the classroom & for senior scholarships for students. Join us Saturday, October 22 at 7pm in the Performing Arts Center @ the Middle School. See flyer attached for all the details!

Fall Benchmarks

Just a friendly reminder that Fall Benchmark testing is around the corner.  Attendance is very important during this time, so make sure your child is here for these tests.  The dates for testing is November 1st, 2nd, & the 8th.  

Halloween

Please note: the students are allowed to dress up at school on Monday, October 31st for Halloween. However, this year’s theme is Dress as your Future Career.  If your child would like to participate, please make sure their costume is tailored to what they want to be when they grow up. Always remember, there are no masks or weapons allowed at school, and absolutely no clown costumes.

CLOWNS

There has been a lot of talk on campus recently about the clown issue that is currently in the news.  We addressed their fears by ensuring their safety here at school or at any school event.  We have increased our security, but please take some time this weekend to remind your child basic safety tips, such as, not talking to strangers, seeking out an adult if they feel unsafe, and being aware of their surroundings.  The world can be a scary place, and there will always be something that brings fear, but our mission is to make sure your child feels safe and loved. 

PIRATES OF PENZANCE

The China Spring Theater department will be performing Pirates of Penzance. All students at the Intermediate School will be given a chance to attend on November 3rd. We are asking for each student to bring $2.00 to help with the cost of this fun experience. Public Performances will be Oct. 30th @ 3pm & Nov. 1st, 3rd, & 5th @ 7pm. Please see the attached document for more information and a chance to order tickets and a commemorative t-shirt. Arrrrgggg.

Box Tops for Education

We are still collecting Box Tops! This year, all money collected from our Box Tops goes directly to your child’s homeroom teacher! So cut those Box Tops out and send them to school with your child.

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 17 – Food for Families kick off!

OCTOBER 17-21 – Book Fair!!!

October 19 – Dress like a Pirate! Ahoy Bookeneers!

October 24–28 – Red Ribbon Week!

Monday: Wear RED to say NO to Drugs

Tuesday: Drugs are Old School – 50’s dress up day

Wednesday: Shine Out Drugs – Neon day

Thursday: Staying Drug Free is the key to your Dreams- Pajama day

Friday: Healthy & Safe Bodies – Pink Out

OCTOBER 25 – 5TH Grade to the Symphony

October 28 – Big Kahuna Order & Prizes will be delivered

October 29 – 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival (info flyer attached under PTA section)

October 31 – Future Career Dress Up Day!

November 8 – GT Informational Meeting @ 6:00pm at Elementary MPR

PROCEDURE REMINDERS

 Please make sure that all haircuts and style are in dress code. Guys must have their hair ABOVE the eyebrows, above the earlobes, and off the collar. You are not allowed to have any unnatural hair color in your hair. Thanks for making this a safe place for all.

PTA

WE NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP! PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY!

Food Truck Festival

This year PTA will be hosting another Food Truck Festival. It will be Saturday, October 29th from 4:30 – 8:30 at the Intermediate School. A flyer was sent home this week giving information, pre-selling tickets, and asking for volunteers. Contact Jana DeWitt if you would like some more information: janabear2006@yahoo.com or click here 

WORLD WEAR COLLECTION BIN

Make donations in our World Wear Collection Bin at Griff’s and near our Gaga Ball pit!! This bin will earn us extra money all year long for every pound donated. Lots of items can be donated including clothing, shoes, belts, purses, wallets, hats, backpacks, toys, stuffed animals, and pots and pans. So make time to get those donations in!

LOST & FOUND

Just a reminder- please check the Lost & Found for any missing items.  We donate any left items at the end of every six weeks.   

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