Decker Prairie Elementary School

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Decker Prairie Elementary School
27427 Decker Prairie Rosehill Road
Magnolia, TX 77355
Phone: (281) 357-3134
Fax: (281) 357-3293
 
Curriculum
All grade levels instruct the students in the areas of Language Arts (Reading, Language, Handwriting, Spelling), Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science. Students also receive instruction in Music, Physical Education, Art, Technology, and weekly visits to the library. 

Meals
Breakfast is served from 8:15 a.m. until 8:25 a.m. in the cafeteria. The cost is $1.25.
Lunch is served between 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Each class has a 30 minute lunchtime during this period. The cost is $2.35. Parents may pre-pay student meal costs by depositing money into a student meal account. Snacks are available for purchase during the last 10 minutes of lunchtime. Ice cream costs 75 cents.
 
 
Parents are welcome to have lunch with their children in the school cafeteria. Before joining your child for lunch, please sign in upon arrival at the front office and sign out upon leaving.

Communication 
Each week your child will bring home a Wednesday Folder filled with graded schoolwork, notices and his or her progress report. When you receive your child's Wednesday Folder, please do the following:
1. Review the graded work and progress report with your child.
2. Read notices and respond if necessary.
3. Return ONLY the signed Progress Report and notice response(s) on Thursday.

Visitor Tags
All visitors are required to report to the school office upon entering the building. Guests must sign in and wear a "visitor" tag in order to enter any hallway. Driver's license must be presented.

Report Cards
Report cards are distributed each nine weeks. Kindergarten and first grade reports are in checklist profile format. Second, third and fourth grade report cards include numerical grades in the basic subject area.

Newsletter
A monthly school newsletter will go home in your child's Wednesday folder.

Transportation
Transportation is provided by the Tomball Independent School District. For busing information please call 281-357-3193.
Please make sure your child knows how he or she is going home. If your child is to change regular transportation, a note must be submitted in the morning to the front office giving him or her permission.
 
Medicine
If your child requires medication, please hand deliver it to the nurse's office. Medicine must be in its original container and clearly labeled with the child's name. If a change in medication administration is required, please submit it in writing.
 
Dress Code
Please be aware of how your child is dressed for school. It is important that they be comfortable in order to learn. The specific dress code is located in the Elementary Handbook for Students and Parents. When attending Physical Education, appropriate athletic shoes are required.

Inclement Weather & Disasters
Listed below are radio and TV stations parents can listen to for emergency information to determine if school will be held in the event of inclement weather or disasters:
Television: KPRC, Channel 2
Radio: KTRH, 740 AM
You Can Support Decker Prairie Elementary In Many Ways  
 
Decker Prairie PTO
If you haven't joined yet please become a member of the Decker Prairie PTO.  This group organizes many fundraisers and activities that benefit our school and students.  We couldn't do it without them!  Please contact the school for more information.  
 
Kroger Bar Code
Get a bar code sticker from our PTO to put on your Kroger card.  Every time you shop at Kroger use your Kroger card, with the special bar code sticker.  Kroger donates 1% of these sales back to our school. Save your receipt and turn it in for classroom credit!  
 
Good Search
Use www.goodsearch.com as your search engine. 
Designate Decker Prairie Elementary as your cause and we will earn $.01 every time you search the internet using this search engine.  
 
Boxtops for Education
Go to www.boxtops4education.com/club and sign-up.  We will earn $1.40 for every email address that completes the sign-up.  Be sure to print your confirmation for class credit.  Also start saving your labels from Tyson, Nestle Water, and Community Coffee & Tea products.  
 
Target Card
Designate Decker Prairie as your school of choice on your Target Card athttp://sites.target.com/site/en/corporate/page.jsp?contentId=PRD03-001825.  Target will donate 1% of your total purchases at Target and Target.com and 1/2% of Target Visa Credit Card back to Decker Prairie.  
 
Washington Mutual Debit Card
Go to www.wamoolaforschools.com and learn how you can designate Decker Prairie Elementary as your school of choice on your Washington Mutual Debit Card.  Every purchase you make earns a point. At the end of the year, points are converted to cash donations from Washington Mutual to our school.