Week At A Glance 2/16/18

Monday, February 19

  • No School: TES will be closed for Presidents’ Day.

Tuesday, February 20

  • Chapel, 8:15AM (Logo Uniform)

Wednesday, February 21

Thursday, February 22

  • Chapel, 8:15AM (Dress Uniform)
  • Priority Re-Enrollment ends at 3PM

Friday, February 23

  • Go Texan Day at TES: Student in PK-8 will celebrate “Go Texan Day” with a “western” themed dress day. Dress would include cowboy hats, western-themed shirts or plaid shirts, big belt buckles, jeans and/or boots. Western themed skirts can also be worn for students in PK-5 only. No guns or spurs, please. Students who choose not participate should be in regular school uniform.
  •  Big “K” Circus, 2:15PM, Lunchroom

Important Tidbits

Thank You: Our students, faculty, and staff send big hugs to Jocelyn Sullivan for organizing a wonderful reception for our visiting grandparents and special friends this week. We also thank parent volunteers who helped prepare, serve and clean or who brought items; Sarah Sullivan, Kristin O’Rourke, Lynsey Ginsberg, Cindi Lyons, Melissa Slimp, Keath Jacoby, Candace Fulton, Catherine Garrison, Paige Cook, Julie Moore and Emily Root. Our staff Roland Mora, Rosa Mora, and Randy Woods, thank you. Thank you to Chopin Mon Ami (Todd Schott, dad of Sarah/K) for the delicious and beautiful spread of refreshments for this special event…your generosity is greatly appreciated. Our TES Ambassadors also did an awesome job. Thank you all.

Open Registration: Our open registration kicked off with a bang this week! There has been lots of foot traffic and online interest thus far. Please continue to remind family and friends about our admissions season. They can visit us online at www.tesgalv.org at “Admissions”. Important dates for the admissions process are available under “How To Apply”. Campus tours are also available. –Thomala Walker, Director of Admissions

Re-Enrollment Reminder: Priority enrollment for currently enrolled students will end February 22. Thank you to all the families who have re-enrolled. Families who have successfully re-enrolled will receive a confirmation email in the coming days. If you have not yet re-enrolled, please do so soon. Note that your child’s contract cannot be processed and is not completed until the Extended Day Agreements is received. The form is available on the MyBackPack re-enrollment dashboard to the far right under “Additional Forms”. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you. –Thomala Walker, Director of Admissions

New Sibling Priority Period Deadline Approaching: New siblings as well as first time faculty/staff children will have priority until February 26. If you have not already completed an online admissions application, do so as soon as possible by visiting the “Admissions” tab on our school’s website. This will get the process. Shadow day, if applicable, will be scheduled after the application and all paperwork is received. If you have any questions regarding this process, email the Admissions Office at admissions@tesgalv.org. – TLW

PTO Campus Clean-Up: All Hands on Deck… The PTO Annual Campus Clean-up is set for Saturday, February 24, 9AM-12PM. We need parents to help complete the projects that will enhance our school. We have a couple of ambitious projects that will require some specialized assistance. If you are skilled at carpentry, electrical, painting, etc., please contact me at jrgar1@sbcglobal.net to learn about the projects we have planned. – PTO Chair, Randy Garcia

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Upcoming Events

February 19            No School, observing Presidents’ Day
February 22            Re-Enrollment Contracts due
February 23            Kindergarten Circus, 2PM Lunchroom / Go Texan Day
February 24            Campus Clean-up
March 2                   Coffee & Chat, 7:45AM, Leslie Otto Library
March 8                   Report cards go home
March 12-16           Spring Break
March 22                Class/Group Pictures
March 30                No School – Good Friday
April 2                     No School – Easter Monday
April 4-6                 CogAt (Grades 1,3,5, and 7)
April 12-13             4th Grade Texas History Trip – San Antonio
April 16-20             IOWA Assessment (K-8)
April 20                  Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00PM, Ashton Villa