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Ms. Meloni Puishes, Principal

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Ms. Meloni Puishes, Principal

Meloni Puishes is Principal of Kingsland School, a K-8 grade public school that opened on Aug. 23, 2016.

Puishes, a native of West Texas, has almost 20 years of experience in public education and comes to Kingsland School from the Austin Independent School District where she served as Assistant Principal at Dan Mills Elementary and Covington Middle School.

She has a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Texas El Paso and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Texas Tech Highland Lakes in Marble Falls. 

 

  • Hello Laker Nation!  Be sure to check out my weekly "blogs" below for the latest in happenings on the Kingsland campus from my perspective.  I will try to keep all families updated on special activities, completion of the plaza construction, special "shout outs" to our constituents and all things Kingsland School during this school year.  

  • Weather, Science & Yearbooks

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 3/1/2019 1:00:00 PM

    Good Friday Afternoon y'all! Anybody else having as much trouble picking out clothes each morning as I am? This weather is crazy! I'm just hoping they are wrong about another hard freeze - my bluebonnets and fruit trees can't take it. But just in case, keep those coats and gloves handy for at least one more week.

    Thank you all so much for turning out and seeing our kids great Science Experiments on display! I was sure sorry I missed it - but the pictures told a story of everyone having a great time. This week I got to have my own personal tour and I was quite impressed by the quality of work and the scope of interests. I just love these kids and teachers.

    I was sorry to miss so many of you at the PTO meeting. Thank you all who did attend and offer their ideas and assistance. Please follow our PTO on facebook (Kingsland Lakers PTO) and get involved with us. We have a lot of things going on and our kids and teachers really love seeing you around and feeling your support. We are getting ready to start looking for new board members for next year. If you might be interested in serving as PTO President, Vice-President, Secretary, or Treasurer get with me or one of our PTO members and we can tell you all about it.

    Yearbooks are on sale - flyers have gone home in the kids' backpacks (you know the black hole of Calcutta) and we are currently taking orders until next Friday, March 8. The cost is 15.00 per book and you can pay online at ybpay.lifetouch.com Yearbook code 13502619. We have extra forms here at school if you need one and you can also pay here with a check payable to Kingsland School PTO or with cash (correct change only). Our student yearbook club has worked really hard on the book this year and I am super excited to see it.

    Next week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss's Birthday and Read Across America week here on campus. We are sending flyers home today (look in those backpacks!) But here is the event Schedule:
    Monday - DEAR Time 2:00 -3:00
    Tuesday - Crazy Sock Day
    Wednesday - Backwards Day
    Thursday - Hat Day
    Friday - Dress As Your Favorite Book Character

    Also Next Week:
    Wednesday, March 6 - 6th and 7th grade take PSAT practice
    Friday, March 8 - Early Release (11:45)
    Spring Break - March 9 - 17 Have a Safe and Happy rest!
    Classes Resume - March 18th
    Report Cards go home - March 18th
    Awards Assemblies - K-4 10:00 am 5-8 1:45pm
    Family Afternoon in the Garden - Come help us Plant for the Summer! 3:00-?

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  • Illness and Lots Going On

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 2/22/2019 2:30:00 PM

    Good Friday afternoon y'all!  It has been some kind of week.  Let me first give a huge shout out and thank you to Jesse Spruiell and Heather Darilek and the rest of the Kingsland family for helping us make it through. Great job guys! (I have been out since Wednesday morning with the flu and we have struggled all week to fill positions as the faculty has been out with their own health and personal needs.)  Next week is going to be better.

    I saw pictures from last night's Science Family Night.  I am so disappointed to have missed it.  It looks like everyone had a great time and our kids did an amazing job!  I'll be looking at projects when I get back. Thank you to everyone who came in and supported our kids!
    I'm going to make this letter pretty short and sweet.
    1.  Please make sure that you either email or send a written note when your student is out.  A phone call is great and appreciated, but the state requires us to keep written record in order to excuse absences.  You can email Heather at Heather.darilek@orendaeducation.org and she will print it out and put it in the file.  You can even attach doctor notes if you have them.  
    2. We are taking grades 6,7,and 8 to ExploreUT on Saturday, March 2.  Please check your student's backpack today for more information and the permission slip.  While we do not need drivers (we have a bus) we do need chaperones.  This is a great trip and I encourage everyone to attend.  We had a great time last year.
    3. Obviously we are deep in germ season.  Please take the opportunity this weekend to wash your student's backpack, coat, lunchbox, water bottle and anything else you think might be harboring the nasty germs.  Here on campus we will continue to disinfect tables, chairs, doorknobs, toys, mats, etc.  Anyone who wants to come in and help Mrs. Caraway get ahead of this is most surely welcome.
    4. Box Top Competition begins on Monday.  Please send these in with you kids.  The winning class will get an ice cream party on March 19th.
    5. Our General PTO meeting is Tuesday, February 26th at 6:30.  Please make plans to attend.
    6. March 4 - 8 will be our Read Across America Week to honor Dr. Seuss and everything reading.  
      • Monday, March 4 - DEAR time 2:00 - 2:30
      • Tuesday, March 5,- Crazy Sock Day
      • Wednesday, March 6 - Backwards Day
      • Thursday, March 7 - Hat Day
      • Friday, March 8 - Dress as Your Favorite Book Character
    1. (I can't fix the numbers) 
    2. Wednesday, March 6 - 7th and 8th Grade take practice PSAT
    3. Friday, March 8 - EARLY RELEASE  11:45  SPRING BREAK BEGINS
    4. Monday, March 18th  - return from Spring Break - Report Cards go home
    5. Thursday, March 21 - Awards Assemblies and Family Planting Afternoon  (I'll be sending more information next week)
    That's about all I can muster right now ladies and gentlemen.  Have a great weekend and hug those kids for me!
     
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  • February Blues

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 2/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

    I haven't talked with you in a while, but I am back. I want to say thank you to everyone for their patience with me the last few days. The comfort and peace I feel knowing my Laker family is here for me and holding me close is something I treasure.

    I am writing tonight to let you know - IT IS FEBRUARY. This is one of the most difficult months of the year in education. Kids are restless and Spring Break seems forever away. The weather is just crazy and unpredictable, and the germs and pollens are having a wicked great time.

    Right now we have students out with Flu A, bronchitis, pneumonia, hand and mouth disease, strep throat, stomach bugs, and just general ick. We also are seeing outbreaks of lice again.

    So, just to remind you - WASH EVERYTHING - coats, sweaters, backpacks, lunchboxes, water bottles, hair, kids, doorknobs, toothbrushes and list goes on. Make sure you are talking with your student about the importance of frequent hand-washing - with soap and for as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday" (cha-cha-chas included.)

    If your student has a fever please keep them home until they are fever free for 24 hours without medication. This goes for vomiting and diarrhea as well. We are cleaning tables and chairs each day and evening and Mrs. Caraway is working hard to disinfect the doorknobs, faucets, and phones. She just goes around and around all day. I suggested dipping the kids in bleach as the enter the building in the mornings, but that idea was not met with a lot of enthusiasm.😁

    HEB was supposed to be here on Friday to help us with our CATCH healthy eating program this Friday but BUDDY has the flu too.

    On a happier note, Mr. Montemayor was selected as Kingsland Coach of the year in Locals Love Us! Give him a shout out when you see him!

    • Friday, February 8 - Progress Reports go home.
    • Tuesday, February 12 - 6th and 7th grade Field trip to Kingsland Library
    • Monday, February 18 - No School for students
    • Tuesday, February 19 - Middle of Year Benchmarks for grades 4 in Writing, 5th and 8th in Math REMEMBER! THIS NOT TO BE STRESSED OVER!
    • Tuesday, February 19 - PTO Board Meeting - All are welcome 6:00 pm
    • Wednesday, February 20 - Middle of Year Benchmark for grades 5 and 8 in Reading DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT GETTING STRESSED OVER THIS!
    • Thursday, February 21 - Family Science Night - The students will be displaying their science projects and need you to come and hear all about it! 6:00- 7:00pm
    • Tuesday, February 26 - GENERAL PTO MEETING 6:30 pm We need you there. We will be talking about the 2019 -20 school year and planning how to grow even more.
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  • Math Emphasis, Planners, Holiday

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 1/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

    Good Saturday Afternoon Everyone! Am I the only one that feels that the weather is deceptively nice when I look outside? The wind is wicked and cold, but the blue sky and the sunshine is gorgeous. I hope you are all enjoying it from a nice warm place.

    I don't have a lot of news today, but I do want to remind you all of how grateful I am for you and your families here at Kingsland School. Each day your students find something to make my smile or laugh about. They are the sunshine for all of us.

    If you missed joining us on Family Night for Math Games you really missed out! I discovered that our teachers love to play Rummicube. I already knew they were competitive - but that took it to a new level. So much fun!
    I need to remind you of our policy in regards to homework. Our students need to read at least 30 minutes a night. If they are not yet ready to read a book by themselves, please take the time to read to or with them.

    Students should also be working on their math facts at least 10 minutes a night. For our little ones that might just mean counting things with you or grouping things in to set, or noticing the pattern of counting. All of this helps them to solidify the concepts we are teaching here at school. Older students may have work to do at home that they did not finish in class or that they need to make corrections on. Please help them get that done.

    We send planners home each night and often the teacher or I will include a note to you that brags on them or informs you of struggles they had that day. We also include notes about missing supplies. Please make sure you read the planner before you sign it. This really helps us keep the lines of communication going. The teachers also read what you write each day.

    This week we have the following going on:

    No School Monday - Martin Luther King Day - Teachers are on duty for Professional Development
    We are celebrating School Choice Week - I think we may be making a video of our students dancing
    Friday - Good Citizenship Party for students who received an award in the first nine weeks and the second nine weeks
    Friday, February 1st - 100th Day of School - Look for information on this from grade K through 2 teachers
    Box Tops contest starts on February 4th.

    I hope you have a chance to look at the Eclipse Sunday night. I am pretty excited about this, although I'm sure it will be hard to get to school on Monday.😎

    See you all on Tuesday. Enjoy your family time.

     

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  • Rain, Family Night, Student Illnesses & More

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 12/7/2018 3:55:00 PM

    Good afternoon everyone!  The weather outside is frightful! But our week has been delightful! (Sorry, I couldn't help myself.) Nine point five school days until Winter Break and I am getting excited and a little silly. So are the kids.

         I want to say thank you to Arlett and Sara for getting our lobby into the spirit.  Today I have seen parents and volunteers and teachers working steadily to create seasonal scenes all around the campus and it is looking quite festive.  The PTO is supposed to be here this evening and I know with their help visitors and students should have their socks knocked off when they walk in next week.
         Yesterday and today the 5-8th grade students went to the Science Mill in Johnson City. I believe a  good time was had by all - they definitely looked worn out when they got back.  Please don't forget to ask them about the experience when they get home tonight.  Thank you to everyone who drove the kids as well.  You could let me know what you liked best about it too. I am interested in your input.
         I also want to say thank you to Amy Whynott, Cindy Tripp, and Sabrina Smith for working with our students to get them prepared to go to the regional tournaments next week in Chess and Spelling!  I know our kids are going to have a great experience with the competition.
         Please don't forget - Our Peppermint Holiday Gift Shop opens on Monday!  Students can purchase gifts for family and friends all week.  The times for the gift shop will be posted to our Facebook Page so look for them there.
         Family Night is coming up this Thursday from 6:30 - 7:30.  The theme is Reading and we will have rooms set up for storytelling, poetry reading, picture book reading, and perhaps a book talk or two.  (I could use some help with beverages and cookies for this one.  I was thinking about some hot cider and some hot cocoa and sugar cookies.  Please shoot me an email if you can lend a hand.)
         On a more serious note - we have some housekeeping that needs to be taken care of as we move into the winter season.  
    • Please do not send your student to school if they are sick or if they have been sick in the past 24 hours.  Per the Student Handbook: 

      Student Illness

      When your child is ill, please contact the School to let us know he or she will not be attending that day. Students must be fever-free without the use of fever-reducing medication, and must be free of vomiting/diarrhea without the use of diarrhea suppressing medication for at least 24 hours before returning to school.

      If a student becomes ill during the school day, he or she must receive permission from the teacher before reporting to the school nurse or designee. If the nurse or designee determines that the child should go home, the nurse or designee will contact the parent. 

    • If you are bringing your child to school for breakfast - remember that we serve from 7:00 am until 7:30 am only.  If your student does not eat at home with you and arrives after 7:30 am we will not give them cereal and juice.  

    • Please remember to check with your student's teacher before bring edible treats to the classroom.  We need 24 hours advance notice so that we can make arrangements for students with food allergies or for those not able to participate due to religious beliefs.

    • Don't forget - the class donation for New Horizons gifts are due by Tuesday, December 11. (Check previous emails and your students backpack for the class lists.) The towels have been embroidered and the gift bags are ready.  We just need to stuff them.

    Enjoy your weekend!  Stay warm and dry.  
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  • Spelling, Chess & Art

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 12/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

    Today we held our Campus Spelling Bee! It was so much fun and the students were amazing! I heard one of our 1st graders shout out, "That's impressive!"
    The overall winner of the Spelling Bee was Asher Galyon - he survived 12 rounds. This second grade student held his own with kids from 3rd grade on up.
    Unfortunately Asher will not be moving on to the regional competition in San Antonio next week. Students must be in 4th grade and above to compete in Regionals. Here are the classroom winners:
    Kindergarten - Magdalena Espinoza
    1st Grade - Finleigh Eledge
    2nd Grade - Asher Galyon
    3rd Grade - Bailey Millegan
    4th Grade - Natalie Armknecht
    5th grade - Niko Riggs
    6th Grade - Makenzie Howell, Slade Kilpatrick
    7th Grade - Ava Beck
    8th Grade - Logan Leming
    These students will be traveling to San Antonio on December 11. We will leave school at 2:00 to be at check-in by 4:30. The address is Jubilee Lake View University Prep, 325 Castroville Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78207. Competition starts at 5:00pm.

    Our Chess Club is also doing wonderful things! They are going to Regionals on Monday, January 10. We are proud to be sending the following teams
    :4th - 6th Grade Team -
    Tristan Boswell
    Brody Pace
    Earl Stark
    Miles Darilek
    6th - 8th Grade Teams
    Jadyn Gosselin
    Ava Beck
    Abigail Brumm
    Logan Leming

    We will leave campus at 2:00 in order to be ready for sign in at 4:30 and competition at 5:00. This competition will be held at Por Vida Academy, 1135 Mission Road, San Antonio, Texas 78210.

    Also on December 11, we are having two of our student's, Emaleth Zargallows and Ahmala Zargallows, art work featured at the Burnet County Courthouse. Please stop in between 9:00 and 11:00 and check it out!

    Don't forget! Our Peppermint Village Gift Shop will be opening this coming Monday! Look for the flyers in your student's back packs!

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  • Technology Updates and Veterans Day Celebration

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 10/29/2018 10:00:00 AM

    Greetings, All!   What a beautiful day people!  I hope you have found something wonderful to do outside with your family today (Sunday).  I'm going to do a little yard work and play with the dogs. As we get closer and closer to the end of the year these days will be few and far between I am afraid. 

     
    This past week we got or feet back under us and I was able to set eyes on all of you - so I felt a lot better about the status of this community.  Thank you to everyone who donated water to the school (the family of Alyssa Medina, the Wolsey family, the Garza family, the Caraway family, and the National Guard (thank you to the Glenn family, the Galyon family, the Taylor family, Constable Bill for thinking of us.)) 
     
    Mrs. Shirey helped to organize us with a save the empty water bottles drive and found a place in Marble Falls that will allow us to bring our plastics for recycling.  Great call Mrs. Shirey.  When I left for conference on Tuesday, the food donations looked to be going very well.  I can't wait to see how much we have ready to donate tomorrow.  Our Read-A-Thon is moving right along and from what I understand headed towards great success.  Remember it has been extended to November the 7th.  Keep reading!
       
    I took pictures of the National Guard, Ken Freeman, and our kids testing their balloon powered cars last week.  I was really looking forward to posting them here. Then my phone died. In Houston.  Before I left. No map.  (I have forgotten the old ways.)  I now have a new phone, but can't figure out how to get the pictures on it.  Maybe I will get some help with that this afternoon.  Anyway - the best laid plans and all - no pictures today.  But soon.
         
    Our eighth grade students began using technology to team with Gateway Prep this week.  Mr. Spruiell is spearheading innovation and working with Mike Miller over there to team teach 8th grade social studies.  (Eight grade parents we will have for more information on that on November 5 when we are rescheduling the eight grade parent meeting.)  I understand the first attempt was good and the kids and teachers all enjoyed the experience.
         
    Our Veterans' Day Celebration is coming up on November 9th at 10:00 am.  The Highland Lakes Men's Chorus is performing for us again this year.  Our students will also have a part in the program.  Please make plans to attend.  I also would appreciate a list of veterans from your family so that we may prepare our stars. Please send these with your student  (in their planner would be a great place to write this) by Wednesday the 31st.
         
    The weather is calling to me guys...so let me give you the schedule for next week:
    • Oct. 30 - 6:00 - 7:30  Fall Festival games and fun for Everyone (no costumes please)
    •  Nov. 5 -  3:15 - 4:00 Eight grade parent meeting (Debby Phillip's room)
    • Nov. 6 - Awards Assemblies  (Kindergarten -4th grade @ 10:00 and 5th -8th @ 2:00)
    • Nov. 9 - Veterans' Day Celebration  10:00am  Highland Lakes Mens' Chorus to Perform along with Kingsland Students
    • Nov. 15 - Family Night 6:30 - 7:30  Family Picture Night (The Story of Us)
    • Nov. 16 - Fall Picture Retakes
    • Nov. 16 - Half Day - students released at 11:45 for Thanksgiving Break
    • November 19-23 Thanksgiving Break
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  • October is Here & New Science Lab

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 10/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

    October is in full swing and we are off to a great start! Our science lab is finished, our foyer furniture is in, the art tables have come in and we making memories!

    This week 2nd grade made applesauce and studied about Johnny Appleseed and all about apples! Check out the Kingsland School PTO Facebook page for pictures of them learning so much!. Yesterday the 8th grade went into the lab and built models of molecules -

    And now we prepare for a four day weekend. Can it get any better? Well, yes it can!

    Monday, October 8, Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00-8:00
    Tuesday, October 9, Parent Teacher Conferences 8:00-12:00
    Wednesday, October 10, Fire Prevention Demonstration 11:00-12:00 (K-2 eat at 10:30) Lunches adjusted
    October 17th Field Trip for 3 and 4 - Hot Air Balloon
    October 17th Read-A-Thon begins (Ends on the 31st)
    October 19th - End of 1st 9 weeks
    October 20th - Cross Country Regionals - San Antonio
    October 22 - Assembly for 5th-8th 9:00 - 10:00 "The Power of Choice"
    October 23 - Awards Assemblies K-4 @ 10:00, 5-8@2:00
    October 27 - Community Center Halloween Carnival Cake Walk (Please donate Baked Goods - homemade or from Bakery)
    October 30 - Family Night - Fall Festival and Title I Presentation 6:30-7:30

    And just a bit more - Please remember to pack a eating utensil (fork or spoon) with your student's lunch. Please do not send soda! And if you are teaching your student to pack their own lunch - please check to see they packed more than cupcakes and cookies. We are trying to help them eat a balanced lunch- not the lunch Mrs. Puishes prefers.😊

     

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  • Fall Arrives; New Teacher; Upcoming Events

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 9/23/2018

    Good Sunday Morning y'all! I hope this missive finds you all well and happy and dry on this first morning of Fall. The weather is is nice and cool and I can't tell who is more excited - me or the Shepard posse.

    Great news! We are welcoming our new first grade teacher, Mrs. Julie Sueltenfuss, tomorrow. She is a fully certified and highly qualified teacher with several years of experience and I know she is going to be great with our students! Make sure you introduce yourself when you see her this week. (And for the next few weeks as she learns your names.)

    I needed to send out a lot of information this week to you in regards to this week's Family Night, Volunteers, the Garden, and this week's General PTO meeting. So, the copier went out. (ALL COPIERS have this warped sense of humor.) I'll be sending this information home with your student tomorrow, so please check their backpacks and take-home folders. I am also attaching it to this email. If your friends don't have access to this newsletter, our PTO Facebook page, our Facebook page, or our web-page, please share the information with them. (Just to be sure they know - share it anyway.)

    Parents, please take note. It is imperative that your student attend school when they are well. I understand that I have asked you to keep them home if they are contagious for at least 24 hours without medication. That is to help keep us all from getting sick. However, students must attend a set number of minutes per year in order to promote into the next grade level.

    This works out to about 18 days of absence per year that are allowed. (Please see the handbook located on our website.) This also includes minutes that are counted as out due to tardies. As the weather cools off and the mornings are darker, it is more and more difficult to get up and at it, I know. Students who arrive late miss important minutes of instruction. We start our morning meeting at 7:40 and classes begin at 7:45 with the pledges and moment of silence. Teachers begin their lessons immediately after this and many of our late students are missing 10 to 15 minutes of those lessons. Over the course of a week that can add up to 50 minutes or more of missed instruction. I can tell you this puts your student behind in a hurry and leads to poor grades and the need for tutoring to catch up. If you are struggling with tardies, please give me a call and we can brainstorm some ideas to help with the morning routine.

    This next week is going to be so MUCH FUN!

    • Tuesday - General PTO meeting from 6:30 - 7:30
      Students presenting projects from Social Studies and Science
      Opportunities to get involved with the school community in multitudes of ways
      Opportunities to present ideas to help us grow
    • Wednesday - Cross Country Meet - Marble Falls (After School)
      Thursday - Family Art Night - 6:30 - 7:30
      Paint the Bug
      Create a Mural
    • Garden Day - 8:00 - 12:00
      All classes will be working on garden projects tied to Social Studies and Science Lessons
      (Fall planting, weeding, pruning, mulching, etc.)
    • In October things do not slow down! Mark your calendar -
      October 5 - Fall Pictures
      Parent/Teacher Conferences (No school)
      October 8 - Evening Conferences
      October 9 - Morning Conferences
      October 8th - Read-A-Thon Begins
      October 10 - 7th and 8th Grade PSAT testing
      October 17 - 3rd and 4th Field Trip to see Hot Air Balloon
      October 19 - End of first nine weeks (I know! Right?)
      October 20- Cross Country Regionals in San Antonio
      October 23 - Awards Assembly - K-4@ 10:00, 5-8@2:00
      October 27 - Cake Walk Booth @ Community Center Halloween Celebration
      October 30 - Family Night 6:00 -7:30 Fall Festival/Carnival
      Whoooo! So much. I can't wait!
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  • Illnesses, Grades & "Shout Outs"

    Posted by Meloni Puishes on 9/14/2018 10:00:00 AM

    Good Friday Morning everyone! It has been a great week here at Kingsland School. The kids are happy and engaged and the teachers are providing great lessons. I have had time to go by and watch classes a lot this week and I am so proud of our campus.

    Please do us a favor and help us keep the students here. Do not send your student to school if they have been ill with a fever/diarrhea/vomiting until these symptoms have been gone for 24 hours without medication. This Thursday we had eight kids out with fever, chills, and sore throats. I am home with it too. We must work as a team to keep each other here and I would really appreciate the help.

    Students who have lice - yes it is an issue - need to be treated. Please refer to the notes I sent home and emailed earlier this week.. If you have questions about this please give me a call and I will see what I can do to help.

    You should be seeing a progress report from your student when they come home today. If you have questions or concerns please contact the teacher and arrange for a meeting during their conferences. (You can find their email addresses on our webpage (kingslandschooltx.org)if you do not have them at this time.) Kindergarten and 1st grade have been blessed to have Margo Lane and David Tripp, respectively, this past two weeks. They have grades and I planned to put them into Blackboard today, but it will have to wait until Monday. I apologize. (I am working very hard to find permanent teachers for the positions and I have some candidates lined up.)

    Thank you to Arlette Long, Benita Riggs, and Mary Gonzales. Our Library is looking FABULOUS. Thank you also to Brandon Riggs for removing the broken tree branch. Thank you to Kevin and Jonathan Neel for the donation of wood chips for our garden. Thank you Bethina Craigen for getting them to do this and for caring for the garden all year. I also want to say thank you to Jesse Spruiell. He did NOT give up on the project of getting the radios to talk to one another. He also fixed our swing and hung our mailboxes, ALL while teaching and going back to school.

    Lastly, thank you so much to all the parents who drove us to Marble Falls and attended the Space field trip. Without you guys we would not get to do these trips.

    Next week:
    Constitution Week begins
    Vison Screening on the 18th
    PTO Board meeting on the 18 - 6:00pm
    September 25th - General PTO Meeting and performances by the kids
    September 26th Cross Country Meet at Marble Falls - Times to follow.

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