Education Briefs for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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CALENDAR PROPOSED – Alvord ISD is seeking feedback on the proposed 2018-19 school calendar. The calendar is on the district’s Facebook page. Send emails with comments to rbrown@alvordisd.net.

SPRING CLEANING – Alvord ISD is cleaning out the old middle school building for storage. The district wants to provide an opportunity for groups or individuals to retrieve items used in fundraisers. Contact Kelly Martin 940-427-5975.


THE HUB – Bridgeport Middle School is offering an after-school program, The Hub, every Tuesday and Thursday 3:45 to 5 p.m. Students will receive tutoring and mentoring, eat snacks and play games. Bus rides are offered with permission forms, which should be given to Janelle Gardner at the middle school. The Hub will be at First United Methodist Church, 608 17th Street. Call Gardner, 940-683-2780.

RECYCLING CONTEST – Team Green is having a recycling contest at Bridgeport Middle School. The grade level that brings the most aluminum cans will earn a week of Roundup on the turf. The proceeds from selling the cans for recycling will be used to help purchase recycling bins for BMS. The contest ends the week prior to spring break.


KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP – Chico Elementary will hold its pre-kindergarten and kindergarten roundup from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily next week. Forms are available in the office. Parents should bring the child’s birth certificate, shot records, social security card and proof of residency.

GIFTED AND TALENTED – Chico Elementary will hold a Gifted and Talented meeting in the library from 5 to 5:30 p.m. March 1. It will be followed by Open House form 6 to 7 p.m.


MCCARROLL OPEN HOUSE – The McCarroll Middle School Open House is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.

OPEN HOUSE – Carson, Rann and Young elementary schools will hold Open House 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 1.


HOMEWORK HELP – Paradise Intermediate is offering tutoring for all grade levels 7:30 to 8 a.m. every morning.

TRACK SWEATS – Athletic sweats are for sale through Hometown Tees. Sweatshirts are $26, and sweatpants are $20. They are personalized. Order through a link on the school’s website.

BOOK FAIR – The elementary school’s Scholastic Book Fair has ended, but orders can be placed online through Feb. 25. Order through a link on the school’s website.

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