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April 20, 2014

❊❊❊ No School on Friday, April 18 ❊❊❊

April 17th, 2014

In observance of Good Friday, there will be no school this coming Friday, April 18.  All AISD schools and offices will be closed.  Everyone have a great three-day weekend!


Campus Clean Up Day

April 3rd, 2014

Keeping the grounds around the school looking spiffy is a big job. We were so pleased with the number of families that showed up for “It’s My Park Day,” but there is still a lot left to do! Weeds, sprinklers, and plant beds!  Oh my!  We need your help!Bring your gloves, leaf blowers, wheelbarrows, brooms, rakes, shovels, and help clean up around Doss and repair and plant beds in the OWL Center.   Kids are welcome and encouraged to come!  Please join us this Saturday, April 5 from 9:00 a.m. to noon!

 


Read Across Doss: Endangered Authors!

March 31st, 2014

April 9th, 8:15:  Some 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade classes visit with 4 “Endangered Authors!” 

This fun-filled, game show-themed literary event features authors Gennifer Choldenko (the Al Capone trilogy), Curtis Jobling (the Wereworld series), C. Alexander London (the Accidental Adventures series), and Jacqueline West (The Books of Elsewhere).

Check with your child’s teacher to find out if their class will attend.

Books by the authors are available for purchase through BookPeople.  Download the order form here.

Questions? Contact Virginia Jones (virginiajones00@gmail.com) Read Across Doss Chair


Spring Catfish Parlour Night!!!

March 23rd, 2014

Catfish Parlour has once again scheduled a night for us to come together and enjoy their delicious food while also earning money for our school!   The owners grew up in our area and were students within our vertical team!  They love to support our schools and we appreciate their generosity.  Please join us next week on Wednesday, March 26 beginning at 5:00 p.m.!  We hope you will come out for an evening of delicious food and great Doss friends! Don’t have time to sit down and eat in the restaurant? No worries! Catfish Parlour donates a portion of ALL the evening’s sales, including to-go orders! Invite your neighbors or even your baseball/kickball team and join us!

Click here to take a look at their menu!  They offer some grilled options in addition to the fried stuff!

The restaurant is located at 11910 Research Blvd, Austin TX 78759.


Doss Daughter Dance PICTURES Are Ready!

March 18th, 2014

Doss Daughter Dance PICTURES are ready for viewing and print!  Please see the Doss Daughter Dance Page for more details.

 


Slate of Officers for the 2014-2015 School Year

March 16th, 2014
We are excited to announce the recommended slate of officers presented by our Nominating Committee for the 2014-2015 school year:

President – Krista Saeger
1st Vice President – Julie Choyce
2nd Vice President – Gina Longoria
Treasurer -Erin Brooks
Secretary – Robin Chapman

A HUGE thank you goes out to the members of our Nominating Committee:  Megan Helmbrecht, Kim Belew, Kim Schocket, Erin Peloquin, Amy Skaggs, and Jennifer Flemming!  Creating the slate is such a big responsibility and you all handled it with ease!

We look forward to seeing everyone at our 4th PTA General Meeting on March 20 at 6:00 p.m. to vote on this slate!

Parent Principal Coffee, Friday, March 7

March 6th, 2014

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AISD Delays Classes, Start Times March 4th Due to Weather

March 3rd, 2014

Classes for Tuesday, March 4, have been delayed due to weather and road conditions.

Classes and district office hours for all AISD campuses will operate on a two-hour delay. AISD buses will also operate on a two-hour delay. Parents with questions about transportation can call AISD’s transportation department between 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. at 512-414-0238.


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    • STAAR Testing - 3rd and 4th Grade Math
      All day
      Location: Classrooms
      Description: State mandated STAAR testing takes place today. No one will play on the playground until all students have completed their test.
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    Events on April 23, 2014
    • STAAR Testing - 3rd and 4th Grade Reading & 5th Grade Science
      All day
      Location: Classrooms
      Description: State mandated STAAR testing takes place today. No one will play on the playground until all students have completed their test.
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    Events on April 24, 2014
    • Math Pentathlon Tournament
      Starts: 2:00 pm
      Ends: 4:00 pm
      Location: Library
      Description: This is a Doss only tournament for all Pentathlon students. If you have participated in Math Pentathlon this year, you will receive information about the tournament.
    • Doss Fun Family Fitness Night
      Starts: 5:00 pm
      Ends: 6:00 pm
      Location: Gym, Blacktop, and Track
      Description: Bring your workout shoes and relieve that spring stress with a fun fitness night with our teachers and community! Please spread the word and encourage your friends and neighbors to attend.
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