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Important Dates:
9/28  Parent Orientation Night
10/06  Early release day
We are learning about the parts of a story that make up its plot structure. We will focus on setting and conflict.
We are planning personal narratives about important moments in our lives. We will focus on strong introductions and rising action.


Important Dates:
9/06 First Wednesday folders go home! Please return on Thursday.
9/19 WatchDOGS Kickoff! 
9/21 Ropers tryouts
9/22 Fall pictures
9/28 Parent Orientation Night
We are learning about the parts of a story that make up its plot structure.
We are publishing and celebrating our first personal narratives this week! 


DPES is looking for volunteers for our Parents as Coaches program! Parents as Coaches are weekly parent volunteers that work with small groups of students in a Kindergarten or First Grade classroom for thirty minute increments. A language arts or math activity/game will be provided for the parent to play with the students. We believe that our community and parents play a significant role in our students’ success. All volunteers will need to submit and pass the district background check on the TISD webpage. If you are interested in volunteering for the Parents as Coaches program, please contact Mrs. Hudson at or complete the application form at

DPES está buscando voluntarios para nuestro programa “Padres como mentores”. Los padres como mentores son padres voluntarios que trabajan semanalmente por treinta minutos con grupos pequeños de estudiantes de una clase. Una actividad o juego de artes del lenguaje o matemáticas será proporcionado para que los padres trabajen con los estudiantes. Creemos que nuestra comunidad y los padres juegan un papel importante en el éxito de nuestros estudiantes. Todos los voluntarios tendrán que presentar y pasar la verificación de antecedentes penales del distrito en la página de internet de Tomball ISD. Si usted está interesado en ser voluntario para el programa “Padres como mentores”, por favor póngase en contacto con Mrs. Hudson en el correo electrónico llene la forma o el formulario de solicitud en


Tryouts for Ropers and Choir have been postponed.
4th grader Ropers tryouts will not be 9/21 and choir auditions will be held 9/18 - 9/21.


 Important Dates:
9/06 First Wednesday folders go home! Please return on Thursday.
9/08 Last day to turn in Gifted and Talented testing applications
        Fall GT testing is for students who are new to Tomball ISD only.
9/14 Robotics applications due
9/19 WatchDOGS Kickoff! 
**Please note that Parent Orientation has been cancelled. It is NOT on Wednesday. I will post the new date as soon as it is decided!**
We are learning about who we are as readers and settings goals for ourselves.
We are focused on storytelling and finding ideas that interest us. 


Parent Orientation Night has been cancelled for this week. A rescheduled date has not been set yet, but I will post the date as soon as a decision is made.
If you know that your student will NOT be at school on Tuesday due to flooding or family issues, please let me know as soon as possible.

Parent Orientation/Open House

Mark your calendars! Parent night for 3rd/4th grade will be September 6th at 5:00. See you soon! 

School Supplies

 Click this link to view the school supply list!
Headphones are not on the school supply list, but 4th grade uses technology on a daily basis. Please consider sending earbuds in with your student!