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CSI Happenings - Week 11


 Oct 31-NOV 4, 2016


Halloween!! – Dress as your Future Career ONLY!!




4th & 6th grade go to the Fall Production -Pirates of Penzance


Varsity Football @ Lampasas




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. 

GT Nominations

Nominations are being taken for Gifted and Talented for the 2016-2017 school year. Deadline for all nominations will be Nov. 7th.  In order to nominate your child, please send a hand written note or an email to Anne Trevino. 

You will need to include the following:

student’s full name

grade level


phone number

parent email 

Once nominations are received paperwork will be mailed to the parents including a detailed letter outlining the requirements, data collection process, testing window, and notification procedures. 

Please note that the Nov. 7th deadline is a hard deadline. No late nominations will be accepted and no exceptions will be made. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Anne Trevino ( ).


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.

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: 

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 7th, 8th, & the 15th. 


The China Spring Theater department will be performing Pirates of Penzance. The 4th & 6th grade students at the Intermediate School will be given a chance to attend on November 3rd. We are asking for each student to bring $1.00 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

The last day for Box Tops this fall will be Thursday, October 27. We will still collect them throughout the year, however for the totals to count this fall we need all of the Box Tops turned in on Thursday!  


October 17-November 11 – Food for Families

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

October 31 – Future Career Dress Up Day!

November 7 – Math Fall Benchmark

November 8 – Reading Fall Benchmark

November 15 – Writing/Reading Fall Benchmark

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

November 10- Fall Picture Retakes

November 18 – CAREER DAY!!!!


 Please make sure that all haircuts and style are in dress code. There are many haircuts that are out of dress code. Please take care of them as soon as possible.



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.


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!


All items were donated this week. I am sorry if you have lost something. Please remind your child to check the Lost & Found often as items are donated at the end of every six weeks.  

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