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5APRIL 21, 2014
 
Principal’s Points
 
We are constantly reviewing our safety and security measures.  One new requirement is all visitors must present their current year VIPS ID badge, driver’s license, or another form of identification containing their photograph issued by a governmental entity (Texas DPS ID card, current out of state driver’s license, passport, etc.). 
 
If you have your VIPS badge, please wear it while you are in the building.  If not, please provide your driver’s license.  We will run this through our Raptor system and print a temporary photo visitor’s badge for you.Tomorrow our 3rd 4th grade students take the STAAR Mathematics test.  Wednesday, 3rd, 4th grades take the Reading test and 5th graders take the Science test. Due to the STAAR testing and the need to keep our building quiet, there will be no parents allowed to come to lunch Tuesday and WednesdaySpeaking of the STAAR test, we received our 5th grade results late last week;
 
Reading




   Passed  Did not Pass
 Grade  Level II
Satisfactory
 Level III
Advanced
 Level 1
Unsatisfactory
     
5 99%  74%  1%
 Math  
 
 5 100%    82%  0% 
 
These are incredible scores!  Congratulations to our 5th grade teachers and students who worked tirelessly to achieve this high level of performance.  Well done!
 
This Friday our West U Track Team defends their title in the 6th Annual WUES Invitational Track Meet at Butler Stadium.  Parents are welcome to attend.  The track meet runs from ~9:00 a.m. until ~1:30 p.m.  Go Mustangs!
 
John T. Threet, Principal
 

 
PTO President’s Column
 
 
In the next month, the PTO will be making a budget for the next school year.  If you have noticed any improvements that can be made around school, please consider submitting a budget request.  We value your input! Please contact Paula Kekish if you have any questions.
 
Thanks for your support. Please contact me with any questions. Have a great week. 
 
Kristen Leach, PTO President
 

 
2014-2015 PTO Executive Board 
  • President - Elizabeth Karkowsky
  • President Elect - Kristine Martinez
  • Treasurer  - Felecia Fitzgerald
  • Secretary - Sarah McKenney
  • VP-Budget & Finance  - Paula Kekish
  • VP-Fundraising - Julia Williams
  • VP-Service - Leslie Wade
  • VP-Curriculum Enrichment - Sonia Lahoti
  • VP-Room Reps - Michele Carlin
  • VP-Communications - Karen Yeager
  • VP-Volunteers - Mary Ann Detmering
Thank you to all who expressed interest in serving on the Executive Board and in appointed positions.
 
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