Weekly Updates - January 27th, 2020

Weekly Updates - January 27th, 2020

 

Dear Parents,

 

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  Please see below for this week’s newsletter. 

 

Morning Assembly Recap

 

This week we sang 恭喜恭喜 (Chinese New Year song) in the morning.

 

We learned 一年之计在于春,一日之计在于晨 - The plan of the year lies in spring; The plan of the day lies in the morning.

 

We also talked about flu season and it’s important to be attentive to personal hygiene – How to properly wash hands, and wash them often. 

 

Parent Concerns Regarding Coronavirus

 

Some of the parents have approached the school admins and expressed their concerns about Coronavirus.  The school district is aware of the situation and they are monitoring the development of this epidemic through close contact with local, state, and federal health organizations.  At this time, we are addressing this concern by reiterating the importance of personal hygiene.  In keeping with the on-going flu season, we ask students and staff to wash hands often, to wear appropriate clothing for the environment/temperature, to be aware of their personal well-being, and see the school nurse and/or go to the doctor if they aren’t feeling well.  If, or when the district receives further instructions from the local or state health departments or CDC, Houston ISD will communicate with the parents in the appropriate manner. Parents should be directed to Nurse Stubblefield with their questions.

 

Security Patrol 

 

Have you noticed that we have a security guard and his k-9 partner patrolling in and out of our campus recently?  That’s Mr. Mendez and his k-9 partner Tyson.  Mr. Mendez and Tyson are assigned to patrol our school and our neighboring school St. George frequently to keep us safe.  Next time you see them, don’t forget to say hi and thank them for patrolling our school.

 

Reserved Parking Spots

 

Parents, please be respectful of the reserved parking spots by not parking your vehicle there. Our teachers have reserved parking so that they don’t have to spend extra time finding parking spaces in the morning. Our generous donors donated thousands of dollars to improve our school, to help us provide the highest quality education to our students.  We thank their generosity and show our appreciation by dedicating parking spaces for them. Once again, please do not park your vehicle at any reserved parking spot.

 

Used Book Exchange Fair - update

 

We may start used book exchange by setting up a used book donation area in the library.  Students may donate and/or exchange used books in the library.  Tentatively, we will reopen the library on 2/5.  We are finalizing the library schedule so that each teacher has a designated window to bring students to the library.  More information to come. 

 

Morning Drop Off

 

  1. If you wish to walk your child to the front door in the morning, please park your car in the designated parking area; not in the fire lane. 
  2. If you wish to drop off your child and have them walk to the front door by themselves, please use the drop off lane and NOT drive through the parking lot area.  You CANNOT drop off your child in the parking lot area because it is UNSAFE.
  3. If you are in the drop off lane, please stay in the car – do not exit the car because it’ll delay morning drop off. 

 

Thank you all for your understanding and keeping all of our precious children safe