THANK YOU to all the volunteers who made Back to School Night such a success. We could never have done it without your help and support. THANK YOU!
ALSO, congratulations for a GREAT turnout at Chuck E Cheese!
Following are some important dates. Please mark your calendars!
· Bring-your-Dad-to-School Day is tomorrow!!!All Pillow Dads are invited tomorrow, 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! · Marathon Kids Kick-Off is Saturday the 29th at UT's Mike Myers Stadium (9:00 AM) for those that registered for Marathon Kids. · Playground Paint Day RESCHEDULE – Saturday, October 6th, meet at 8:30am and work until done! Come help Ms. Mikulencak transform the playscape into a learning tool. Stencils will be used. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help! · Elementary Early Release Day: Monday, October 8th. Dismissal is at 1pm. Don’t forget! · Next Principal's Chat will be on Friday, October 12th at 8 to 8:30am in the library. PTA will provide free coffee. You're welcome to bring home baked goodies to share with other parents. This month's topic is “AISD Curriculum and Instruction in relation to STAAR” · PTA Board Meeting: Monday, October 15th , 7pm in the Pillow Library – all are welcome · Cafeteria Appreciation Week is the week of October 15th and Bus Driver Appreciation Week is the week of October 22nd! What can you do to say thank you?
Other information: · SCOUTING correction – The email address we reported for Paul Slutes, Cub Master, regarding Scouting was incorrect. If you would like to contact Mr. Slutes for information about Scouting, please use this corrected email address: email@example.com. We sincerely apologize for this error! · Adopt a Staff – We still have staff members available to adopt! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Your support and encouragement throughout the year means so much. · Show your spirit! Mondays are College-Bound Mondays; Thursday is Think Fitness Thursday; Friday is Spirit Day – wear your Pillow t-shirts! If you do not have a t-shirt, please send $8 in an envelope with your child with their name, the size shirt that you need and their teacher and we will get one to you.
· Spirit Night at Schlotzsky's: October 16th, 10am to 10pm
Location: 2545 W. Anderson LN You must show your Pillow Elementary coupon so that we receive 20% of sales. The flier with coupon will be sent out the week before.
In loving memory of Allan Shropshire, we will be creating and distributing a printed celebration of his life and spirit. Until that time, we offer our condolences and support to his family and friends. His death is a great loss to our school. Rest in peace, Mr. Shropshire, beloved Pillow teacher; you will not be forgotten.