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Picture Retake Reminder 12/1/16
Students that missed picture day:  All new students and students that were absent on picture day will be photographed on 12/1/16.  If you wish to order pictures please fill out the order form and return to the school on or before 12/1/16.

Retakes: If you ordered pictures but wish to have retakes done, please send your unwanted packet of pictures with your child on 12/1/16.  You will receive the same packet you purchased with the new photos.  Please remember to send your unwanted picture packet to school by 12/1/16!

Watch D.O.G. Dads
This Friday, December 2nd – come have Donuts with Dads to help kick off the Watch D.O.G. program at Old Town.  Find out how dads can get involved in the school community!  See you at 7:20 am in the library!

Hour of Code
Our school will participate in “Hour of Code” during Computer Science Education Week, December 5th-9th. The “Hour of Code” is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to de-mystify coding and show that anybody can learn the basics. Students in grades K-5 will have an opportunity to learn programming concepts to build their own game or puzzle. To learn more, visit www.code.org and click on “Hour of Code”.

In keeping with our commitment to support our students’ digital citizenship, we will also focus on concepts such as digital safety, information literacy, and cyberbullying this week and throughout the month. Our lessons will emphasize how our activities and interactions online form our digital footprint and shape the online communities of future generations. For more information about RRISD Digital Citizenship, visit https://insttech.roundrockisd.org/digital-citizenship/.

Campus Hour of Code/Digital Citizenship Website

Holiday Shop
This unique seasonal gift shop will run from December 7th-9th and will offer 250 different gift items ranging in price from $0.35 to approximately $12.00-$14.00.  Imagine your child’s delight when he/she surprises you with secretly chosen gifts.  The “gift list” money envelope and information sheet was sent home in the 11/29 Tuesday folder and can be completed and returned, along with cash or check, to school on the day your child is scheduled to participate in the Gift Shop.

TAG Referral
If you are interested in having your child tested for Talented and Gifted Services this year go to the RRISD Gifted and Advanced Academic Services website.  Click on the “TAG Identification Referral Packet” link under the Announcements section. Read through the packet, print and fill out the final two pages, and submit before December 6th.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the TAG department by emailing sonya_bonnecarrere@rounrockisd.org or jyl_gibson@roundrockisd.org

Round Rock ISD has launched InfoCenter, an all-in-one tool for families to manage District and campus communication.  InfoCenter organizes and centralizes various campus and District communications such as principal emails, attendance notifications/phone messages, District e-news, Peachjar flyers, PTA updates, health news and more. Parents/guardians have the option to tailor how they receive communications.
Learn more about and sign up for InfoCenter on the District website. https://roundrockisd.org/infocenter/

Morning Assemblies
The next morning assembly will be 3rd -5th grade at 7:40 am in the cafeteria on Friday, December 2nd.  Parents will be notified by Wednesday, November 30th so they can plan to attend.

PeachJar is our new source for online flyers!  Click on the link on the homepage.

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. Click here for more information, including device guides.

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Scholastic Book Fair
Come check out the book fair – all proceeds benefit the library!
Tuesday, 11/15 – 7:20 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, 11/16 – 7:20 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday, 11/17 – 7:20 am – 3:00 pm
Friday, 11/18 – 7:20 am – 3:00 pm

If you would like to help volunteer, please check out the SignUp Genius.

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Old Town Elementary School
2200 Chaparral Drive
Round Rock, TX  78681
Leah Ionnotti, Principal

Phone Numbers

Main: 512-428-7600
Fax: 512-428-7690
Nurse: 512-428-7606
Attendance: 512-428-7607

Hours of Operation

Students: 7:40 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Office: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.