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Week of 9/26-9/30

Monday, September 26th… Celebrate Freedom Week begins… show your freedom with crazy socks; Complete Emergency Active Shooter Opt Out Form in Parent Portal for 3rd-5th grade students only, if you choose.  Information may be found for K-2nd home video and 3rd-5th video/opt out at

Tuesday, September 27th… Patriotic Pride in red, white, and blue; 3rd-5th Grade Emergency Active Shooter Safety Video assembly 

Wednesday, September 28th… Hats off to Freedom- wear your favorite hat; Kindergarten Field Trip; Early Dismissal will begin @ 1:35

Thursday, September 29th… Stars and Stripes- dress in shiny, silver, stars, or striped clothing; SAC Meeting @ 4:00 in the Media Center

Friday, September 30th… Remember those who serve in our Armed Forces- wear red to show support for deployed military members; PTA Hosted Spirit Night @ Town Center Blaze Pizza 5:00-9:00 & Hispanic Heritage Family Movie Night featuring Encanto @ 5:45 in the Abess Park café’- grab your pizza and join us for a movie!

See our website for more information on ordering your Abess Park shirt, a Jaguar Ticket offer, joining our SAC and this week’s school events.

Important Information…

New Worlds Reading Initiative: This initiative will deliver a free, grade-level appropriate book to qualifying students through the mail each month until the end of fifth grade. The high-interest books arrive with tips for family members to support their student’s reading at home. Parents or caregivers simply go to to enroll their student and start receiving your books! Step Up for Students Reading Scholarships: This program offers parents/guardians access to education savings accounts, worth $500 each, to pay for tuition and fees related to part-time tutoring, summer and after-school literacy programs, instructional materials (including desktop/laptop computers and tablets and curriculum related to reading or literacy. Parents and caregivers can register now to be on the “interest list” and be notified when the site opens to begin receiving applications. More details are available at the Step Up for Students website.