Waitz Elementary School

...Welcome to Waitz..."I am not a teacher, but an awakener." -Robert Frost...

News and Announcements

Waitz Reading Rally

Monday, May 29th
Students will participate in a book parade with special guest Michael Mireles. Michael is a former Waitz student and has recently received the Presidential Award along with a full scholarship to Brown University.
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Mother's Day Celebration

Monday, May 15, 2017
You are invited to join us for our Mother's Day Celebration from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Moms will be treated to a performance from the Mission High School Mariachi group and from the Waitz choir. We will also have a craft activity in the library after the show.
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STAAR Testing

May 8 - 10, 2017
Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be taking their STAAR state exams in Math, Reading, and Science. Please make sure your child is well rested, eats a good breakfast, and arrives at school on time on these testing days.
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AR Family Night

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Parents are invited to attend our AR Night to enjoy some family reading time. Students will be able to test on the AR program during this time.
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Texas Reads One Book

Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:00 am
Please join us in the library to watch a video of Coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys as he reads chapter one of the book "The Lemonade War."
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STAAR Testing

March 28 - 29, 2017
Students in 4th and 5th grade will be taking the STAAR state exams. Please make sure your child attends school on these days.
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Reading Rock Star Authors

March 2, 2017
The Texas Book Festival will present the following authors at our campus:
James Luna, Steven Weinberg, and Diana Lopez. Students in all grade levels will attend an author presentation and receive their own signed copy of the author's book.
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Career Day

February 23, 2017
Our students in 3rd - 5th grade will attend Career Day in the Staff Development room. They will get a chance to interact with professionals from our community and hear about each profession.
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