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Box Tops
Reflections Contest 2017-2018
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APEX FUN RUN IS HERE!!
The APEX team will be onsite September 17-28 leading our Fall fundraiser, APEX Fall Fun Run. This year’s theme is: STRONG!

The Fun Run is on Thursday, September 27 and we need YOUR help! We need volunteers to help keep the kids hydrated with lots of water and volunteers to mark the kids t-shirts following each lap. We encourage you to come early or stay late to cheer your own child(ren) on. Please click the link to sign up.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d44a5ad2da2f58-fall

FUN RUN SCHEDULE:
8:00 – PK AM/FCC/4th
9:00 – 2nd/1st
10:00 – 5th

11:00 – 3rd
12:30 – PK PM & Kinder

Thank you for support and helping to make the Apex Fun Run a HUGE success!

News from the Nurse
Flu Shot Clinic~Tuesday, September 25th
Healthy Schools will be administering flu shots during the school day to children that turned in completed paperwork.  If you have any questions or concerns please call Healthy Schools at 1-800-566-0596 or visit their website – www.healthyschoolsllc.com

News from PTA
It’s PTA Reflections time!  This year’s theme is
Heroes Around Me.  The deadline for entries is Friday, October 26th at 2:30 pm.  Learn More
We are now on Instagram!
Old Town PTA is now on Instagram! Please follow us to see all of the wonderful things that OTE PTA does for our school community.
https://www.instagram.com/oldtownpta/
Follow Us
Don’t forget to like OTE PTA on Facebook @OldtownelementaryPTA  and check our new website http://oldtown.my-pta.org

Volunteer Information
Any person wishing to volunteer in RRISD is required to complete a Volunteer Application each school year, for the safety of our students and staff.  All volunteers MUST complete the online volunteer application and be approved in order to accompany the class on any field trip or to volunteer / work with children on campus here at Old Town.  The online application takes less than five minutes to complete and will be processed within 48 hours. It is important to use your legal name and click “Submit” in order for the application to be processed. To complete the process, you must bring your photo id to campus for verification and to be scanned.
 **You must submit this application every school year.**

Box Tops Information
Please keep saving your Box Tops!  We will have some contests this year!

What we earned this year!
Box Tops Mobile App Information

Box Tops Collection Sheet – English
Box Tops Collection Sheet – Spanish

PeachJar
Don’t forget to check PeachJar for electronic flyers!

Round Rock ISD has partnered with eSchoolPLUS to release a new mobile app, eSchoolPLUS Family. The app allows parents and students who are registered with the Round Rock ISD home access center to stay connected using a smartphone. The eSchoolPLUS Family mobile app offers the convenience of immediate access to a student’s class work, schedule, grades and attendance from anywhere a smartphone or tablet can attain mobile service. The eSchoolPLUS Family mobile app is a free application available for Apple devices, Android, and Kindle Fire and Fire Phones and uses the same login and password as Home Access Center. The application can be downloaded from iTunes, Google Play or the Amazon app store. More information, including device guides.

Library Website

Bluebonnet Author Donna Bowman will be visiting Old Town for grades 3-5!  If you would like to order a book, please fill out and return the form by Friday, October 12th.

 

WatchD.O.G.S. Sign Up 

English EOD Survey or Spanish EOD Survey

 

WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) is a nationally recognized program of the National Center for Fathering. The mission is about creating a safer atmosphere in our schools by using the positive influence of fathers and father figures. 
Click Here for more info: Official Website

At Old Town, WatchD.O.G.S. can provide another set of eyes and ears on campus to help maintain a safe and positive learning environment for our kids. We are here to serve the whole school and to help make an extra special day for our own kids.
Why should you join?
WatchD.O.G.S.are dads, grandfathers, uncles and other significant father-figures in our student’s lives. And whether it’s in the hallways, cafeteria or on the playground, having responsible men volunteering on campus has been shown to have a positive effect on all students. They see WatchD.O.G.S. as leaders, peacekeepers and helpers.
Teachers and Administration also appreciate WatchDOGS providing another level of support and accountability for our Old Town students.  Plus, your own kids will think you’re pretty cool!
 
What Kind of Jobs Do WatchD.O.G.S. Do?
WatchD.O.G.S. can serve a variety of different jobs—no shift will ever be the same or boring! Depending on when you’re able to serve, WatchD.O.G.S. assist with traffic duty, patrolling the hallways, opening milk cartons in the cafeteria, refereeing a football game at recess, reading a story in classroom, feeding the fish, carrying boxes, changing sign, escorting a sick student to the nurse’s station and exchanging hundreds of high-fives.
WatchD.O.G.S. may also get a proud hugs from their kids for sharing the day at their school.
 
How Much Time Does It Take?
Here’s what’s really great about the WatchD.O.G.S. program: You get to set your own schedule! You can spend an hour or a whole day. It’s up to you to set a schedule that works for you.
Here are some suggested short shifts to help you plan your day:
  • AM Drop off (7:20a-8a)
  • Lunch Duty (10:25a – 12:20p)
  • Lower El recess (9:30a-10:45a)
  • Upper El recess (5th – 11:15a, 4th – 1:30p, 3rd – 2:15p)
  • Reading in classroom (Per Teacher’s discretion)
  • Special events (TBA)
  • Regular tasks; moving boxes, updating signs, posting artwork (Contact Administration before coming)
  • PM Dismissal (2:30-3:15p)
Talk to your boss or work supervisor and tell them that you want to volunteer in your local school. They might give you some bonus time to spend serving!
 
How Do You Get Started?
Step 1: Complete the RRISD online volunteer registration: https://roundrockisd.org/departments/community-partnerships/volunteer-application/ (Note: It takes about 48 hours to clear their system and approve you as a volunteer.)
Step 2: Contact our OTE WatchD.O.G.S. Coordinator, Dane Larson – to get connected to the OTE WatchD.O.G.S. Group.
Step 3: Pick a time when you can serve and notify your student’s teacher, the office Administrator, or your OTE WatchD.O.G.S. Coordinator

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