THANK YOU to all of those who have volunteered this year.The teachers are so appreciative of the work going on in the Work Room and truly appreciate the support you
give. Have you volunteered yet? From small jobs to our after school clubs - Running Club (all grades), Chess Club (2nd -5th grade), and Math Pentathlon (1st grade only) - we are in need of parent volunteers to make it happen. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a note to your child’s teacher to get on our Volunteer email list!
Remember, “Just say ‘YES’ once this year!” You help our school be a better place to teach, to work, and to attend.
Following are some important dates. Please mark your calendars!
Our First Principal’s Coffee is tomorrow (Friday the 14th). Join Principal Tonya King 8-8:30am in the library.
These are monthly informal meetings with Ms. King. First one is open discussion; the following months will be topic specific.
Custodian Appreciation Week is ending tomorrow. Find a custodian to thank before the weekend! They work hard!
Trojan Spirit Fest is Saturday the 15th, from 5-8pm, Anderson High School Campus. This event builds unity and school spirit within the Anderson community, including our feeder schools. Booths will sell food or promotional items or sponsor fun activities like ring toss or face painting. AHS Band, Cheer, Leadership Council and other student leaders will participate. Event likely to occur on the south side of the school with an outdoor pep rally.
Join Scouting – Monday the 17th, 6-7:30pm, in the cafeteria. Join Cubmaster Paul Slutes to learn all about joining the Cub Scouts. Parents please plan to stay. Questions? Email email@example.com
Back to School Night – Tuesday the18th 5:30pm (drinks and pizza available for purchase); 6:00pm event begins. Come join the fun and learn about our school, purchase t-shirts, adopt a staff member and more!
Playground Paint Day – Saturday the 22nd, meet at 8:30am and work until done! Come help Ms. Mikulencak transform the playground using stencils. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help!
Bring-your-Dad-to-School Day! – All Pillow Dads are invited Friday the 28th to eat breakfast and stay through first period to experience what the students do every morning. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Join us for this peek into the daily activities of your children!
Fall Fundraiser is going on now! Please talk to your family, friends, and coworkers and help raise money for our teachers, field trips, clubs, and other projects that make our school great! You can also make or ask for cash donations (penguin incentives will be given for donations as well, 1 penguin per $10 donation after it is received).
Orders are due 9/18. Extra packets are in the office.
Marathon Kids Kick-Off is Saturday the 29th at UT's Mike Myers Stadium (9:00 AM) for those that register for Marathon Kids. Look for the registration form in your child’s take-home folder soon.
Help our school raise money by participating in 'Pillow Spirit Nights'!
Thursday, September 20th - Chuck E Cheese - 3pm- 9pm; We receive 15% of sales. Chuck E Cheese will make an appearance at Pillow from 2:30-3pm approx, teachers eat free if they show their school ID. Parents have to notify cashier that they are with Pillow when purchasing food. 10515 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759
Got Questions? Call these numbers! (Please save these for your records.)
Bus Schedules: 414-6520 (AISD Transportation)
Cafeteria: 841-4792 (Juanita Espinoza, Manager)
Attendance: 414-4302 (Kathy Stern)
Library: 414-4318 (Victoria Finnegan)
Report Cards/Records: 414-4310 (Rae Ann Carrizales)
Counselor: 414-4315 (Annette Hendricks-Bohne) or 414-4322 (Carol Brookhart)
Front Office: 414-2350
School FAX: 467-2513