Dallas LeBlanc by wanghonghx


									    Issue 10                                          Reed Elementary School                                    May 26, 2011

                                    PRINCIPAL’S                      REED AWARDS PROGRAMS
                                     CORNER                          The Awards Programs are scheduled by
                                                                     grade level for Wednesday, June 1, at the
                               Hello, my name is Dallas LeBlanc. I
                                                                     following times:
                               won the opportunity to be Reed’s
                             Principal for a day at the recent                 8:30 a.m.       1st and 2nd Grade in Cafeteria
Reed Festival and served in this position on May 20th. I completed             10:30 a.m.      3rd and 4th Grade in Cafeteria
many of Mrs. Bond’s usual duties such as: morning                              12:30 p.m.      5th Grade in Cafeteria
announcements, approving teacher paperwork, conducting the
                                                                     Parents are welcome to attend these programs.
monthly fire drill, giving out FAST cash, classroom walk-            Please be reminded that you must sign in at the
throughs, delivering weekly results for Game On, end-of-day          front office, present a picture ID and wear a
dismissal/announcements and of course writing this newsletter        visitor’s tag. This school policy is to ensure the
article for her.                                                     safety of our students. If you wish to sign out your
                                                                     child early, you may do so in their homeroom after
As the school year comes to an end, I would like to wish several     awards are complete.
individuals good luck with their future endeavors:

                            Retiring                                                          ARE YOU MOVING?
                        Janice Braislin                                                         REGISTRATION
                          Sylvia Craft
                         Paula Morris                                                            INFORMATION
                           Linda Ball                                Please notify our registrar, Mrs. Craft, if your child will not
                        Melinda Murphy                               be attending Reed Elementary in the 2011-12 school year.
                         Shirley Bogan                               Parents will need to contact the new school for registration
                 Those seeking new adventures
             Micah Linnell – moving to Dallas, Texas                 If your child will attend another Cy-Fair school, you will
                                                                     need to provide a copy of his/her report card, proof of
        Sammie VonHoene – moving to Roanoke, Virginia                residency, and a picture ID of the parent or guardian. The
           Sandie Petzet – moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma                 registrar then will send your child’s records to the new
       Kristy Taylor – staying home to be a full-time mom            school.
                Rosie Cruz – going back to school
     Cynthia Martinez – transferring to Rennell Elementary           Our district’s registration dates are August 9-10, 12, 16-17,
                                                                     from 9:00 to 11:00 and 1:00 to 3:00.
        Carolina Saenz – transferring to Kirk Elementary
      Albertina Calderon – transferring to Kirk Elementary           Feel free to call Mrs. Craft at 713-896-5037 if more
      Our fifth graders who are moving on to middle school           information is needed.

As we all go our separate ways, we will never forget the name of
the school that started it all…Reed Elementary.                                         FINAL REPORT CARDS
Remember to have a safe and fun summer!                                              If your child will not be at school on the last
                                                                                    day of classes on June 1, you may provide us
Dallas LeBlanc                                                                    with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. We
                                                                     will mail the report card to you.
Reed Principal
         MEDICATION REMINDER                                                                 SCHOOL SUPPLIES
             TO PARENTS                                                                 Order your school supplies before the end of
                                                                                         this school year to ensure your child will have
All medications that have been brought to the clinic for
                                                                                         supplies the first day of school. Orders
non-emergent or only as needed situations must be
                                                                       received after the end of school are not guaranteed! Ordering
picked up in the clinic by the parent by the end of the
                                                                       supplies through the school will save you money and time. The
day on Friday, May 27, 2011. All other medications
                                                                       supplies are delivered to your child’s classroom before the first
(daily use or inhalers) must be picked up no later than
                                                                       day of school. This is not a fundraiser. An order form will be sent
12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
                                                                       home with your child’s report card on the last day.

        END-OF-YEAR                                                           BUS BUDDIES for 2011-12
         REMINDERS                                                     The Bus Buddy project was
                                                                       established four years ago to
Cafeteria Accounts
                                                                       support our youngest students
If your child’s breakfast/lunch account has                            during their first bus rides at the
a negative balance, we encourage you to rectify the situation          beginning of school. Our goal is
so that your child’s account can be cleared for the summer.            to have an adult volunteer on
Your cooperation is appreciated.                                       every elementary school bus.
Textbooks                                                              Last year, CFISD received overwhelming support
Please make sure that your child’s textbook records are                from parents and the business community when
clear. If a book has been damaged or lost, and you have not            more than 350 volunteers helped cover elementary
paid for the book, textbooks cannot be issued to the student           school bus routes.
the next school year.
                                                                       You can sign up to be a trained Bus Buddy by
                                                                       contacting the Partners in Education (PIE) office at
                                                                       281-894-3949,            281-894-3950             or
   LOST AND FOUND                                                      pamela.scott@cfisd.net.

We still have several items in the
Lost and Found area. Please
check for items that may belong to
                                                                       HOMEROOM TEACHERS
your student. Unclaimed items will                                     Students’    homeroom     teacher
be donated to a local charity after
                                                                       assignments will be posted on the
Friday, May 27th.
                                                                       front doors on Wednesday, August
                                                                       17, 2011.

        CURRENT SHOT RECORDS                                                        MEET THE TEACHER
Parents of 4 and 5 year olds should make sure their student’s
shots are up to date with a DPT, Polio, and MMR after their 4th        Meet the Teacher is tentatively scheduled for
birthday.                                                              Thursday, August 18, 2011 from 6:00 pm - 7:00
All 5th graders must have a TD Booster within 10 years of their last
DPT shot. Parents need to check their student’s records and get
them updated.                                                                           KINDERGARTEN
If your child receives any immunizations over the summer, please                          ROUND-UP
bring your records to the nurse before school starts or on the first
day of school.                                                         Please mark your calendars for Kindergarten
If your child is missing any immunizations, they will not be
                                                                       Round-Up, scheduled for Thursday, August 18,
able to begin school in the fall until we receive record of            2011 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
           NEW STUDENT                                                                 DATES TO REMEMBER
          REGISTRATION                                                         Please mark your calendars for the last day of
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD has scheduled new-student                                school, June 1, 2011. The 2011-12 school year
registration for August 9-10, 12, 16-17, from 9:00 to 11:00 and 1:00 to        will begin on Monday, August 22, 2011.
3:00, at all district schools. Children entering the first grade must be six
years old on or before September 1st, and children entering kindergarten
for the first time must be five years old on or before September 1st.
                                                                                            TITLE 1 SURVEYS
Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D. offers full-day kindergarten on all campuses.
A half-day pre-kindergarten is offered for children four years of age on or    The staff at Reed Elementary would like to thank
before September 1 if they meet at least one of the following criteria:        the parents who returned the Title I surveys. The
Students must be unable to speak and comprehend the English
language, or they must be from a family whose income, according to             feedback you gave us was so helpful! Thank you
standards set by the State Board of Education, is at or below                  for taking the time to give us input on our family
subsistence level; or homeless.
                                                                               involvement at Reed.
Children registering for Pre-Kindergarten will be able to apply in August if
they are 4 years of age on or before September 1, and meet at least
one of the following criteria:

    The child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language                   SEE ATTACHMENTS:
    The child is educationally (economically) disadvantaged: eligible to
     participate in the National Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program
     based on family income                                                         Box Tops Summer Collection Card
    The child is educationally (economically) disadvantaged: eligible by
     having a food stamp or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
     (TANF) Eligibility Group Number (EDG#)
    The child is homeless
    The child has a parent or official guardian that is an active duty
     member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is ordered
     to active duty by proper authority
    The child has a parent or official guardian that is a member of the
     Armed Forces of the United States who was injured or killed while
     serving on active duty

Students enrolling in the school district for the first time will need the
following at the time of registration:

   a certified copy of their birth certificate from the Bureau of Vital
 their immunization record from a previous school or a validated
    record from a physician or a public health clinic;
 their last report card (for grades 1 through 12);
 proof of residence in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (i.e., a utility bill such
    as electric or gas bill or a sales contract on a home or an apartment
    rental agreement); and
 their Social Security card.

In addition, high school students registering in grades 10-12 are strongly
encouraged to bring an unofficial transcript when they register, so that
they may be enrolled in classes at this time.

Parents are expected to accompany their children during registration.
Any parent who is unsure which school his/her children is zoned to
attend, may contact the Coordinator of Mapping and Student Enrollment
at 281-517-2187 for assistance.

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