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 information. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 pm. 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. them. 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 Statistics; 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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