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PTA eNewsletter August 14th,  2017
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SALES START 
August 16th-September 8th
 
Set your family or child's name in stone for decades to come
Honor a special teacher or administrator
Join with classmates for a class brick
Engrave a brick with your business or organization
Recognize a graduating year
Honor someone special
Remember a loved one
 
We invite EVERYONE to participate in this unique 
opportunity to honor our school.  
 
 
Online order option and paper forms
 available starting 8/16! 
 
*Bricks will be embedded in a designated walkway area 
that leads to an entrance of the new wing.
 
 
 
STONEWALL CARNIVAL
Saturday, October 7th
11:00am - 3:00pm
 
Save the Date. Best. Event. Ever!
 


 
Back To School Work Day
August 26th  8:00a - NOON
 
Please mark your calendar to come and help out!
 
      
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We Need Help In the Garden Too!
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Our Garden Crew will be getting ready for students to plant in the fall and can use any helping hands available.  Kids are welcome to join in the spruce up as well!  Click here to sign up.
 
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School Supplies
 
If you ordered your school supplies through the PTA, you may pick up your boxes on your designated Meet the Teacher/Orientation night.  Dates and times for Meet the Teacher are listed below.
 
If you did not order a school supply kit from the PTA, supply lists are listed below by grade level.
 
 
 
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Student Enrollment 
 
Returning Student Enrollment
All DISD returning may begin to enroll on-line for the 2017-2018 school year.   Please finish this as soon as possible.  The deadline for online enrollment is August 25th.  All students must complete enrollment every year.   Click here to access online enrollment. You will need the snap code located at the bottom right corner of your child's last report card if you are a returning student.  NOTE:  If there is no change to your student's address or shot records, you will not need to submit any paperwork in person at school.  If you have moved or your child has received new vaccinations since the beginning of the last school year, please bring 2 proofs of residency and/or official shot records to the front office before the start o school on August 28th.
 
Kinder & New Student Registration 
If you were unable to register at the school last week, you may still do so at the school's front office.  Parents may enroll online, but will be required to bring in a copy of their completed online enrollment forms along with proof of address, birth certificate, shot records, parents' driver's license and child's social security card (optional).  Click here if you would like to enroll online.  Forms may also be printed using the link above, completed and brought to the school along with the above mentioned documentation.
 
 
 
Kinder Teacher Orientation
Thursday, August 24 
6:00 p.m.
 
All incoming Kindergarten Stonewall Stars are invited to "kool" down after meet-the-teacher with some
Get to know new friends, test out the playground and enjoy an icy treat!
Kinder students will receive a ticket from their teachers for a free shaved ice.  Siblings and parents are welcome to purchase treats as well from the truck.  Treats will be served from 6:00 p.m. - 7:15. p.m.
 
Come meet your teacher, new classmates and pick up school supplies (if you ordered them from the PTA)!  Be sure to check out all of the informational tables in the front hallway where you can buy SJE Spiritwear, purchase a personalized brick through our Brick Campaign, order Carnival T-Shirts, learn about After School Enrichment opportunities and more!
 
Grades 1,2 and 3
Wednesday, August 23rd at 6:00 p.m.
 
Grades 4 and 5
Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

 
 Class Rosters will be posted at the front of the school by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21st.  
 


Our first day of school is fast approaching!  It's always fun to see how much our sweet Stonewall Stars have grown over the summer.  We always love to see those smiling faces with fresh haircuts and new uniforms to go along with all of the anticipation that comes with the beginning of a new school year.  

Take lots of pics of your Stonewall Star on the first day of school and be sure to share them with us!  Click here for a fun printable that your student can personalize and hold during their pictures*.  We will also have fun welcome signs around the school where you Star can snap a quick pic on his or her way to the White Top!

Don't forget to post your pics on the Stonewall Meet-Up Facebook page and send them to our Yearbook and Spotlight editors!

Yearbook
Arlene Kirkland
arlene.kirkland@att.net

Spotlight
Melissa Fitzgerald
pbcmija@gmail.com

*There are two versions in the attached printable.  One with space for hand written responses and another that may be edited and printed.
 
Remember Our New Start and End Times This Fall!
 
7:45 a.m. to 2:56 p.m.
The 2:56 end time is not a typo.  To meet District requirements, an additional minute was added to the school day.
 
First Day of School is August 28th, 2017
 
 
DISD School Calendar 2017/2018
 
SAVE THE DATE!
 
Registration for Afterschool Care is still available!

 
 
 

 
 
We are hard at work finalizing the many opportunities for before and after school enrichment for Stonewall Jackson students!  A variety of Sports, Academic Competitions, Performing Arts and Clubs will be available for students to join.  Registration for many of our programs is now open.  Please see links below for more information or to register.  A complete schedule for enrichment activities will be available soon!
 
Karate
Wednesdays After School
Click here to learn more and register!
 
Beginner Spanish
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00
Click here to learn more and register!
 
Chess Club
Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:15
Click here to learn more and register!
 
Musical Theater
Tuesdays 3:00-4:45
 Click here to learn more and register!
 
 
Get Together, Give Together
Join us for an afternoon of relaxation and shopping all while raising money for our school! This event will feature services from Hand and Stone Massage, the newly launched Fall Collection by India Hicks Lifestyle Collection, Door Prizes, Snacks and Adult Beverages.
 
August 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00pm
at
Hand and Stone Massage & Facial Spa
Arboretum Village - Lakewood
7331 Gaston AVE, Suite 170
 Dallas, TX 75214
 
    
Hand and Stone will be offering membership discounts and free massage upgrades for any services booked during the event.

 
India Hicks Collection will be donating 20% of all sales from the event to the Stonewall PTA.

ALSO
 
Save the Date for an exclusive shopping event at Athleta (Preston Royal Shopping Center) on September 15th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.!  
Details to follow
 
 
 
Grub Gives Back!
 
Stonewall's favorite burger spot is offering lots of Back To School Specials!  See below for their limited time offers.
 
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Parents can grab and burger and beer for only $10 any day from 8:00 p.m. to close! 
 
   FEEDER PATTERN NEWS & EVENTS
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Upcoming Dates to Note  
 
August
16- Stonewall Brick Campaign starts! 
21 - Class Lists posted by 4pm
22 - Grade-level Orientations/Meet the Teacher  6P: 4/5th Grades 
23 - Grade-level Orientations/Meet the Teacher  6P: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade 
24 - Kinder/Meet the Teacher/Orientation & KONA ICE TRUCK 
26 -  Back To School Work Day 8a-12n
28 - First Day of school starts 7:45a/Boo Hoo Breakfast (after drop-off) 
29 - TAG Parent Informational Meeting 6p
31 - PTA Board Meeting 6pm (Off-Site)

September
1 - Kinder volunteer meeting (after drop off)
4 - Labor Day-No School
5 - School Tour 930a
5 - Volunteer Meeting (evening option) Library 6pm
7 - SBDM 6p, Construction Meeting 630p,
8 - Volunteer Meeting - 1-5th (right after drop off)
12 - Testing Overview in Auditorium 6p
14- PTA Meeting 6p
19 - Open House Night (K-2nd: 5:30-6:45p, 3rd-5th: 6:45-7:30p)
26 -  Technology Parent Training Program/Auditorium 6pm
29 - Student Picture Day
 
 
 
 
 

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