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March 7, 2019       

PRINCIPALLY SPEAKING

Dear Parents and Families:

 

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It's a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits.


Book Fair volunteers needed, especially Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th!

SIGN UP: https://volunteer.scholastic. com/#/signup/bBkOVZiPD

 

Book Fair dates: March 11-15

Shopping hours: 8-4pm

Special activities: Family Night, March 12, 4-7Pm

(PLEASE USE OUR BACK PARKING LOT & ENTER THROUGH THE GREEN GATE BY THE PORTABLES)

 

NEW digital payment option: Book Fair eWallet! Now your student can shop the Fair cash-free! Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and to create an account:

FTE Scholastic Book Fair  

 

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.

 

Sincerely,

 

Cody Spraberry

Principal

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SCHOOL NEWS

Parent Volunteer STAAR Monitors Needed

 

FTE parent volunteers are needed to serve as restroom monitors during our STAAR testing days (April 9 & 10, May 13th - 15th). Monitoring is very easy and we suggest that you bring a book or magazine to read.  Please help by signing up for one or more volunteer spots.  We ask that each of our volunteers report to the FTE office 5 to 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot.  Is you should have any questions please contact Bonnie Rosson at 512-732-9160 x24008 or brosson@eanesisd.netWe appreciate your support!

 

Please sign up for STAAR Restroom Monitors!  Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:


1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/login/entry/346981940051424012
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

 

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Eanes ISD Adoption of New English Language Arts Materials

 

Eanes ISD is in the process of evaluating new English Language Arts resources for the coming school year.  We invite parent input as we evaluate state approved adoption materials.


Forest Trail Elementary will be displaying these materials for the public on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.  Parents are welcome to sign in at the front office and visit Room 43 to browse these materials and provide feedback to the district.  We will have a QR code that is linked to a Google Form to submit input. Please have a QR Code Reader available on your device (newer iPhones have them built in).  


If you have questions, please contact Forest Trail's Instructional Partner, Michael Buthe, at mbuthe@eanesisd.net.

FTE's First Grade is so excited to hold a school wide book drive to share their love of reading with those in need.  Click the title to learn more.


Join us for the Forest Trail Book Fair March 11th-15th. Click the title to learn more.


Mother Daughter Retreat 2019 has been set for April 26-28 at T Bar M.  Click the title to learn more.


Purchase your yearbook online at: balfour.com. Yearbooks are a first come first basis and can ONLY be purchased online and no extras are ordered. Click the title to learn more.


9am - 10am in the Cafeteria. Complete online enrollment before attending. Online enrollment opens March 4 at 10am. Click title to learn more.


Please join me in spreading those feel good vibes around our campus. Everyday our bus drivers, custodians, office staff, and teachers are doing incredible things. If there is a FTE staff member you would like to recognize for their contributions, please let me know by tapping the good vibes: Falcon Finest Form


BOOSTER CLUB CORNER

Parent Socials Tickets on Sale at https://foresttrailbc.membershiptoolkit.com/

 

5th Grade Parent Social Saturday, April 6th, 6pm 
Theme: Backyard Bash
Evening will progress through the homes of Kelly and Josh Moore, Shelley and Joey Berger and Julie and Andy Hill
Hosts: Erica and Hobbs Allison, Shelley and Joey Berger, Stephanie and Cobie Buchman, Berkeley and Brent Claxton, Meredith and Patrick Duncan, Courtney and Chad Edwards, Kate and Scott Flack, Julie and Andy Hill, Allison and Rob Johnson, Meredith and Mac Jones, Kelly and Josh Moore, Alison and Peter Strelitz

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EISD NEWS

Student Information Verification (SIV) must be completed by March 15 for all Eanes ISD Students except current graduating seniors. The following are also now available: New Student Online Enrollment, Spanish Immersion Application and Returning Transfer Application. Click title for more info.


Eva Schloss is a Holocaust survivor, peace activist, international speaker, teacher, a humanitarian and also the step-sister of Anne Frank (posthumously.) Eva has an incredible story of survival, grit, loss and ultimate triumph of the human spirit against all odds. General Admission is Free.


Learn about the proposed $80 million bond election to be held on May 4, 2019.  The proposed bond requires no tax rate increase and includes projects under safety & security, student programs & support, energy efficiency & conservation, facilities as well as co-curricular and extra-curricular spaces.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday - March 7, 2019
All day
 
Friday - March 8, 2019
All day
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Monday - March 11, 2019
All day
 
All day
 
All day
 
Tuesday - March 12, 2019
All day
 
All day
 
All day
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 

COMMUNITY ED & BEYOND 

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FOREST TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1203 Loop 360 South, Austin, Texas 78746

http://fte.eanesisd.net

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