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Order 2017 -2018 School Supplies by June 25th
Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017, 05:50PM CDT

This is the final week to be able to order your school supplies online to have them delivered to your child’s classroom!! EPI has extended the sale to Sunday June 25th!!

There will be a few extras to sale before school starts but the price jumps to $60/pack.

Remember to choose your student’s grade for the 2017-2018 school year!

Each supply pack is customized by the teachers of Mockingbird Elementary. School supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom on Meet the Teacher Night.

Please click here or visit www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks to order 2017-2018 school supplies online. Mockingbird’s code is MOC001.

Contact Kristie Kessler with any questions.

2017-2018 School Supply Lists:

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade Boys

Third Grade Girls

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

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MKB Calendar - Upcoming Dates 2017
Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017, 05:50PM CDT

June 25: Last Day to order school supplies

Looking ahead to Summer
Aug. 18: Meet the Teacher Night
Aug. 21: First Day of School

View the CISD Calendar

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Pre-Register for MKB Special Events This Week
Published: Tue, May 30, 2017, 08:02AM CDT

MKB is excited about our special end-of-year events coming up. We know that it can be frustrating to wait in a long line to sign in at the office when you arrive. In order to help expedite this process, we have created Google form links for each event. We ask that you RSVP to EACH event you plan to attend. *If your driver’s license has been scanned this school year, we will be able to print your visitor badge prior to your arrival. This will help keep our line moving quickly and ensure no one misses anything! *We will close these links by 3pm the day before each event so that badges can be printed.

Thank you for your help—RSVP below.

End-of-Year Assembly, 5/31 @8am
https://goo.gl/forms/tElhxWVyiLer7GMv2

Kindergarten Graduation, 6/1 @8am https://goo.gl/forms/Vm5am9zKMwwCADQh1

5th grade Graduation, 6/1 @11:30am https://goo.gl/forms/COgBwi1UC9Qu8x8N2

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Kindergarten and 5th grade graduation June 1
Published: Tue, May 30, 2017, 08:02AM CDT

Kindergarten graduation begins at 8:00 a.m.
Fifth grade graduation begins at 11:30 a.m.

Don’t forget to Pre-Register to attend each event!

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Last Day of School Early dismissal on June 1!
Published: Tue, May 30, 2017, 08:02AM CDT

All CISD elementary schools will release learners at 12:50 p.m. Buses will leave at 1:00 p.m.

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Mavericks of the Week for May 26th
Published: Tue, May 30, 2017, 08:02AM CDT

Congratulations to the Mavericks of the Week!

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Back Row (Left to Right): Piper Baranowski, Dena Yates, Anyea Cunningham

Front Row (Left to Right): Lillian Sangeeth, Eva Matthew, Carter Watson

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2017 -2018 School Supplies available! Order by June 23rd!!
Published: Tue, May 30, 2017, 08:02AM CDT

Order your student’s school supplies for the 2017-2018 school year today! DEADLINE TO ORDER IS JUNE 23!

Remember to choose your student’s grade for NEXT school year!

Each supply pack is customized by the teachers of Mockingbird Elementary. School supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom on Meet the Teacher Night.

Please click here or visit www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks to order 2017-2018 school supplies online. Mockingbird’s code is MOC001.

Contact Kristie Kessler with any questions.

2017-2018 School Supply Lists:

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade Boys

Third Grade Girls

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

School supply packs
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MKB End of Year Swim Party Today!
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT

This annual school wide event is one the kids and parents talk about all summer long!

When: Tuesday, May 23rd
Where: Coppell CORE Aquatic Center
Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Cost: $3.00 per swimmer (pay at the pool entrance)

Important Notes:
Membership cards do not work for this private event
Siblings and parents are welcome to swim
Parents that are not swimming do not have to pay
Bring a towel
Bring your own snacks and drinks!
A parent or a designated adult MUST be responsible for your child
And get ready to have FUN!

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No School on Monday, May 29
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT

Reminder: School is closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day

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The Future is Bright Day at MKB May 26
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT

As we near the end of another fantastic year we are looking forward to what next year holds. On the morning of Friday, May 26 our Mockingbird Mavericks have the opportunity to see what next year will look like as they participate in “The Future is Bright." Our learners will interact with the teachers of the next grade up. Such a fun morning of looking ahead!

And of course our incoming Mockingbird Kindergarteners are not to be left out. A reception for incoming Kindergarten parents for the 2017-2018 school year will be held from 9-10:00 a.m. in the Library

Incoming kindergarten parents will need to sign in and then will be welcomed to a special reception just for them! We want you to have an opportunity to meet and ask questions from some veteran Maverick parents while your new kindergartener is getting a feel for next year.

Please note, incoming kindergarten parents planning to attend will need to sign in at the office.

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Mavericks of the Week for May 12 and 19
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT

Congratulations to the Mavericks of the Week!

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May 12:

Back Row (left to right): Almira Qureshi, Ryan Booker, Jack Sims, Evan McAlmond
Front Row (left to right): Tobin Smith, Abubakr Jaber

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May 19:
Back row (left to right): Praniti Kovela, Mihika Patki, Audrey Owen
Front row (left to right): Lenni Kokkonen, Akhil Kotharu, Ibrahim Habib

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Thank You for A Great Field Day!
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT
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NTH@C Photo and Film Summer Camp June 12-15 and June 19-22
Published: Tue, May 23, 2017, 10:25AM CDT

Are your kids interested in digital photography or filmmaking? Then NTH@C Photo and Film Camp is where they want to be! Learn how to use industry standard equipment and Adobe software, such as Photoshop, Camera Raw, Bridge and more. Since this camp has become extremely popular, we are now offering 2 weeks to choose from! The morning session is reserved for incoming 4th & 5th graders, while the afternoon session is for incoming 6th-8th graders. Check out samples from previous campers and sign up with the link below. This camp is fun and creative! Snacks will be provided. Space is limited so don’t delay, sign up today!

http://newtech-mooney.weebly.com

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What to bring and wear to Field Day THIS FRIDAY!
Published: Tue, May 16, 2017, 07:56AM CDT

When:
Friday, May 19th – ALL DAY! RAIN OR SHINE!

What To Bring:

  • Towel
  • Sweatshirt or jacket
  • Sunscreen*
  • Insect Repellent*
  • Water bottle

What To Wear:

  • Field Day Shirt!
  • Swimsuit (there are many water events)
  • Girls must wear a one-piece with shorts and a t-shirt over suit
  • Boys wear a swimsuit and a t-shirt
  • Flip-flop sandals or water shoes

Please remember to send a jacket and a towel and label everything! We have many water events and the day starts off a little chilly!!

*Please apply sunscreen and insect repellent before school

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URGENT! We still need FIELD DAY VOLUNTEERS!
Published: Tue, May 16, 2017, 07:56AM CDT

We are short volunteers for Field Day, this Friday, May 19th. Please consider helping out. Come in the morning, afternoon or all day. Our kids look forward to this day all year – please help make it THE BEST FIELD DAY EVER!!

Lunch will be provided to all volunteers. When signing up to volunteer please be sure and indicate if you will be joining us for lunch.

Just click on the green box below to volunteer.

We also need help on Thursday afternoon to help get things ready for the big day. If you can’t come on Friday, please come help on Thursday.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE COMPLETED A VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECK VIA THE CISD WEBSITE

To complete a volunteer background check, Click Here

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STAAR Testing This Week
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

Mockingbird will administer the STAAR tests for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders this week (Mon. – Wed.). Remember no parent lunches with children or parent volunteers on STAAR testing dates. For additional STAAR information, see the letter below from Mrs. Flynn.

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“Lights, Camera, Appreciation” Is A Wrap
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

“Lights, Camera, Appreciation” was an award winning Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you to all the Mockingbird learners and families who made our teachers feel like the superstars they are by showering them with appreciation, love, thoughtfulness and special little treats throughout the week.

A standing ovation to several local businesses that contributed to celebrating our teachers in red carpet style – Mi Cocina, Jimmy Johns, Tangerine Salon and Spa, Starbucks at Sandy Lake and 35, American Tea and Spice Company, Salata, Cinemark at Vista Ridge and Family Video. Please remember these area businesses that support Mockingbird.

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In The End Safety First - Volunteer Background Checks!
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

The end of the school year is full of fun and opportunities for parent involvement. There are several exciting and important upcoming events that rely on volunteers – Field Day, lunch coverage in the classrooms on Field Day, end of year parties and more! To participate in these volunteer activities or any other activity at the school around the students REQUIRES a background check which must be completed in advance.

This is simply to assist in keeping our Mockingbird Mavericks safe. Please take a minute to fill out the background check online http://www.coppellisd.com/Page/22

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Volunteers Needed for Field Day!
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

Parents,

Mockingbird “FIELD DAY” is Friday, May 19th and we have lots of volunteer opportunities available for parents. This fun volunteer opportunity is a great way to help celebrate your child’s year at Mockingbird.

Lunch will be provided to all volunteers. When signing up to volunteer please be sure and indicate if you will be joining us for lunch.

Just click on the green box below to volunteer. We will contact you about your specific Field Day job prior to the event.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE COMPLETED A VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECK VIA THE CISD WEBSITE

To complete a volunteer background check, Click Here

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Last Week to Order Field Day T-Shirts
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

Parents,

Field Day is May 19th! Get your field day shirt now.
100% Cotton shirts $12
Dri-Fit shirts $14

Click here to order COTTON

Click here to order DRI-FIT

Additionally – please include your child’s name in the section online where it asks for the teacher’s name and section. For example, Michael Smith KB.

Don’t want to order online? Click here and fill out this form

Paper order forms are available in the office.

THE LAST DAY TO ORDER FIELD DAY T-SHIRTS IS THIS FRIDAY, MAY 12TH!

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Mavericks of the Week for May 5th
Published: Tue, May 9, 2017, 07:55AM CDT

Congratulations to the Mavericks of the Week!

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Left to Right: Rachel Chang, Alyssa Martinez, Amaya Martinez, Jyotsna Chengavarayan, Susie Nalls, and Troy Hill

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Kindergarten Round Up is This Thursday, May 4th
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

Kindergarten Roundup is this Thursday, May 4th from 5:30 – 6:30 PM in the cafeteria.

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Lights, Camera, Appreciation! for Teacher Appreciation Week May 1st - 5th!
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

Please help us celebrate “Lights, Camera, Appreciation!” during Teacher Appreciation Week May 1 – 5, 2017! The Teacher Appreciation Committee will be hosting a fun filled week for our MKB teachers and staff. Below is a schedule of events, and opportunities for learners to participate.

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Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1-5, 2017

We would like to invite all learners to show extra gratitude to teachers during this week.
Here are the daily themes:

Wednesday – “Swag Bag” Bring your teacher some of their favorite treats.

Friday – “Curtain Call” Bring your teacher a flower.

We hope you join in letting our teachers know how much they are appreciated! See the Flyer Below for More Details

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Contributions Needed for Teacher Appreciation Lunch May 3rd
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

We would love to honor our school teachers and support staff with a special luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd of this special week. Your PTO Hospitality committee & Homeroom committee help host and decorate and this year our theme is “Under the Tuscan Sun.”

If you can help by cooking a fabulous main dish or simply help provide salad or warm baked bread please sign up using the link below quickly so we can make sure to have a great lunch for them! Thanks for your help and please call Lisa Knowlton 972.983.6141 or email lknowlton128@gmail.com if you have any ideas to share or add.

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Field Day T-Shirt Order Form, Order before prices go up at Midnight Tonight
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

Parents,

The Field Day T-Shirt Order Form that went home with learners last week didn’t have all the available sizes on it. Available sizes are: Youth XS, Youth S, Youth M, Youth L, Youth XL, Adult S, Adult M, Adult L, Adult XL and Adult XXL.

PLEASE WRITE IN THE SIZE ON THE PRINTED FORM OR USE THE LINK OR FORM BELOW TO ORDER YOUR SHIRT!!!

Field Day is May 19th! Get your field day shirt now. Prices will increase after May 2nd, so buy now and save!

We have 2 options of shirts available: Dri-Fit and 100% Cotton.

100% Cotton shirts will be $10
Dri-Fit shirts will be $12

Online prices increase at midnight TONIGHT! Hard copy forms must be turned in to the office no later than 3:00pm Tuesday, May 2nd.

As of Wednesday, May 3rd, prices will be:

100% Cotton shirts will be $12
Dri-Fit shirts will be $14

Click here to order COTTON

Click here to order DRI-FIT

Additionally – please include your child’s name in the section online where it asks for the teacher’s name and section. For example, Michael Smith KB.

Don’t want to order online? Click here and fill out this form

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Red & Black Super Star - Deadline Friday MAY 5TH
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

NOMINATE a School Staff Member to be a Red & Black Superstar!

Red & Black Super Star is a program started by the Coppell Education Foundation to recognize elementary and middle school students and CISD employees.

NEXT SUBMISSION DEADLINE MAY 5th!!
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· Elementary school parents can submit nominations at the end of each 9-week grading period for any CISD staff member on their elementary school campus they feel deserves recognition.
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· This could be for going above and beyond for a student or co-worker, an ability to inspire, dedication to their profession and/or commitment to mentoring students or colleagues.
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· At the end of each grading period, at every elementary school, one to two CISD employees will be selected from all the nominations to receive a Red & Black Super Star award.
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· Please click here to submit your nomination by the May 5th deadline.

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The Coppell Education Foundation’s Annual Red & Black Run to Fund May 6
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

The Coppell Education Foundation’s Annual Red & Black Run to Fund 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run will be on Saturday, May 6. Online registration and race information is available now at www.coppellisdef.com. Discounted rates are available for CISD students and staff.

The Foundation will contribute $2 from every race entry to your school’s Physical Education program. In addition to this contribution, the funds raised by this event are given back to CISD in the form of classroom grants.

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CISD Night At the Ball Park May 17th!
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT
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Join CISD Wednesday, May 17th, for Coppell ISD Night at the Ballpark!

Tickets on sale NOW! Click here.

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Mavericks of the Week for April 28
Published: Tue, May 2, 2017, 08:44AM CDT

Congratulations to the Mavericks of the Week!

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Back Row (Left to Right): McKenzie Watson, Owen Phillips,
Harrison Turchon

Front Row (Left to Right): Teo Petrov, Maddie Kaes, Prajesh Uppu

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Order Your Field Day T-Shirt before prices go up Wednesday
Published: Sun, Apr 30, 2017, 01:34PM CDT

Mockingbird “FIELD DAY” is Friday, May 19th Get your field day shirt now. Prices will increase after May 2nd, so buy now and save!

We have 2 options of shirts available: Dri-Fit and 100% Cotton.

100% Cotton shirts will be $10
Dri-Fit shirts will be $12

Click here to order COTTON

Click here to order DRI-FIT

Additionally – please include your child’s name in the section online where it asks for the teacher’s name and section. For example, Michael Smith KB.

Turn in printed forms to your teacher.

Don’t want to order online? Click here and fill out this form