Catch Them All! End-of-Year Events at Phillips

Parents and students! Just eight more days of school left, but there are still a lot of exciting things to get through before June 2. Check out what’s going on and where to be on our calendar!

  • Get some weekend power! FISD is hosting the final Student and Parent Empowerment session about Wellness 365 on Saturday morning. (Be sure to RSVP!) or watch the Phillips choir sing the National Anthem to kick off an exciting FC Dallas soccer game Saturday night!
  • Next week is our final Book Fair of the year — and it’s Buy One Get One free! Check it out during the day May 23 – 24, with extended hours on May 25.
  • Are you ready to be entertained? Come to the 5th Grade Talent Show on May 23 and then come back again for the last PTA meeting and choir performance on May 24!
  • NO SCHOOL May 25 and May 29. Enjoy the holiday weekend!

Another Fun and Busy Week at Phillips!

Parents and students! We are looking forward to another busy and fun week at Phillips!

  • STAAR testing and re-testing for 3rd, 4th and 5th grades is going on this week. Remember, no visitors are allowed, and please arrange personal appointments for another week.
  • Join us Wednesday for two fun, active events: Bike/Walk to School Day in the morning and the Bike and Health Fair at 5:30pm in the cafeteria. Have your bike checked out and learn about healthy lifestyles from a variety of vendors.
  • Our own Frisco Family Services will be the beneficiary of a Supply Drive from Phillips! Check the list of needed items and bring them to the school this week.
  • Take a moment to show your gratitude to our school nurse Dmitri Dalton during National Nurses Week and National School Nurse Day on Wednesday.
  • Chalk Day is this Friday during Specials! Mrs. Christie, our art teacher, still needs baby wipes for the event. Parents can also come help!
  • 5th grade parents: Just a reminder that money is due for the Urban Air field trip by Friday, May 12.

It’s May! Time for Appreciation and Fun!

Parents and students! We have a lot of activities going on in the month of May, so here’s your weekly update for May 1 – 5:

  • It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, so check out the schedule of events and your teacher’s favorites. Show them how much they mean to you!
  • Monday, May 1 is an extra special day for Principal Dana Solomon and Assistant Principal Kim Frankson: it’s School Principal Appreciation Day. Be sure to say and thanks!
  • Why not celebrate your teachers and yourselves with a treat at Nothing Bundt Cakes for Spirit Week! At least 20% of the proceeds from purchases during the week go back to Phillips.
  • Our very own author and Phillips dad David Head will be visiting Kindergarteners and 1st Graders for a special author visit and book signing!
  • Kindergarten students are also taking a special visit to Frisco Fire Safety Town for a field trip.
  • Calling all talented 5th Graders! If you want to be in the Talent Show later this month, auditions are being held this week!
  • To continue the appreciation, all students will participate in Diverse Abilities Day during Specials mid-week.
  • Don’t forget regular meetings like Art Club and Student Council!

Be sure to check the calendar regularly. We’ll be back next week for more info on the latest at Phillips!

More Fun to Come: April Happenings at Phillips

Spring brings newness, happiness and busy-ness! There are some Big Happenings still to come before the school year ends. Check these out on the calendar or by clicking the links below.

PTA meeting this week

Join us this Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm for a quick PTA general meeting, followed by a special outdoor performance by 4th grade students. Meet outside in the back parking lot, and don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket!

April events

  • Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21, 8am = Celebration of Learning: Be sure to register early to avoid the line — see links in the calendar.
  • Saturday, April 22, 9 – 10:30am = Clean It & Green It: Get outside for Earth Day! You can still sign up and get a free t-shirt.
  • Monday, April 24 = NO SCHOOL
  • Thursday, April 27 = Open House: Look for more details to come!
  • Friday, April 28, 9am – 2pm = Field Day: We still need more volunteers and water donations — come help out and have some fun in the sun!
  • Saturday, April 29, 12 – 6pm = Community Vendor and Resource Fair, sponsored by Frisco Council of PTAs

School supplies for 2017-18

Yes, there are already things happening for NEXT school year. Order your school supplies now through June 9! You get a full box of all the required supplies without having to fight the crowds.

Sign up to volunteer for next year

Would you like to have an impact on what happens at your child’s school? Want to use your skills for positive change? Book your spot now for the 2017-18 Parent Teacher Association. Check out the opportunities available and let us know what you’re interested in doing. Volunteer positions range from one time a year to a few hours a month to ongoing. We’d love to see you around!

 

Come for Fun and Learning at Multicultural Night March 23!

Come join us for an important PTA meeting, where we will announce the Executive Board for next year’s PTA, followed by Multicultural Night. From cultural wear to food, photos with your friends and dancing, you will experience a microcosm of the globe at Phillips Elementary. Everything starts at 6:30pm! Click here for more information.