Weekly Announcements for February 11 – February 15

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Here is what’s going on this week!

I hope everyone is as excited for this week as I am!  Please send in the Valentines tomorrow! The students decorated bags last week, and we will pass out the valentines so we can open them at the party on Thursday.



Monday (2/11): Life Skills Ceremony

Tuesday (2/12):  We will have a substitute.  Mrs. Meyer will be out to attend her son’s field trip.

Wednesday (2/13):  Newk’s Spirit Night from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday (2/14): Pinkalicious Day- Wear Red or Pink!  Party:  10:00-10:45…We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Friday (2/15): Academy Day

Monday (2/18) and Tuesday (2/19): Student Holiday


This week in Reading and Writing Workshop…

I am so proud of the hard work the students have been doing on their Research Projects! We are almost done with our research. It has taken us a little longer to complete this project, but it’s okay because they are coming out FANTASTIC!


This week in Math…

We will be working on Making 10.  This can be a hard skill for kids.  We will practice with manipulatives and ten frames.  This skill can be extended when we think about numbers that make 100.  These mental math strategies will help students solve problems and give them a “shortcut” to their thinking.


This week in Science . . .

We will discuss and observe the characteristics of living and nonliving things.  We will then use these characteristics to sort and classify living and nonliving things.

This week will be full of fun and excitement!



Black History Month

February is Black History Month. In order to celebrate this national tradition at Caraway, we have planned a few activities listed below. We look forward to a month full of information and fun activities.

  • Daily announcements – short bios of notable black people read by students with daily trivia
  • Interactive bulletin boards – Man in the Mirror, I Have a Dream, Who Invented
  • Living Museum (register here)
  • Oratorical Competition ( register here)
  • Music performance and oratorical competition

Caraway City Limits – Registration is Now Open

Registration is Open

Caraway City Limits is our adults-only party and fundraiser! It’s happening Saturday, March 2nd at Balcones Country Club from 6 to 10 pm. It’s going to ROCK … there will be dinner, music, a picture booth, silent auction, and live auction of one-of-a-kind art created by each grade in art class. All adults are welcome and encouraged to join us for the second annual festivity! Ticket prices are $40, they will be $50 at the door. See the attached flyer for more details.

Please contact carawaycitylimits@gmail.com with questions.


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