Apollo Elementary E-news

December 6, 2019

Upcoming Dates

  • December 9-13 - Winter Scholastic Book Fair
  • December 13 - Winter Festival, 6-8pm, MPR (Book Fair open 5:30-7:30pm!)
  • December 23-Jan 3 - Winter Break- NO SCHOOL

Toy Drive - Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who donated to this year's toy drive! The Apollo community donated 378 toys!! The Apollo Student Council delivered and set up these toys at the Holiday Gift Barn. We thank you for your generosity! The 5th Grade had the most donations and earned this year's popsicle party.

Elementary Phase 1 Curriculum Adoption – Foundational Reading Skills Parent Survey

The ISD Teaching and Learning Department will review instructional reading materials for teaching foundational reading skills beginning in December 2019. During this literacy adoption, a district committee will review evidence-based practices and instructional materials to make recommendations. As partners in your child’s education, we invite you to follow this link to complete a survey.

PTA News

Save the date! WINTER FESTIVAL is Next Friday, December 13th from 6-8 in the MPR. Click HERE and let us know how you can help!


Scholastic Book Fair starts next week!

The Apollo PTA fall book fair is coming up on Dec 9-13. Volunteers are still needed to keep it open the whole week! No experience is necessary, click here to sign up:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4ea4aa23a7fd0-scholastic

NEW THIS YEAR: We are also excited to be using eWallet for student purchases. This is a great option for kids to pay without bringing cash to school. It is safe, secure and free to set up online. You set a spending limit and any remaining funds will be released back to your credit card. As a bonus, we are offering a limited supply reusable drawstring bag for any book fair eWallet purchases. To set up your account or learn more about eWallet follow this link.

https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/parent-how-it-works.html?fairID=4289191


Annual Apollo PTA Talent Show

Do you have a performer with *magical talents* to share with our school? Then get ready for The Annual Apollo Talent Show!

This year’s theme is “Magic All Around” and we want YOU to join us!

Registration Opens December 16th. Click on this link for more details: www.apollopta.org

For more information or questions, please contact Jenn Kessler and Kathy Packer at talentshow@apollopta.org


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

To find a complete list of upcoming volunteer opportunities, visit our website here.


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Check our Peachjar community bulletin boards!

Apollo Elementary partners with Peachjar, an online bulletin board system, to help families see all the opportunities happening with community partners in the greater ISD community.

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