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  • Rachel's Challenge Pep Rally
     
    All Shooting Stars participated in a Pep Rally to accept "Rachel's Challenge"! Each class made a sign that signified its promise to be kind and compassionate to others. Counselor Chapman, Dr. Gonzalez, and Mrs. Halliburton led the students in chants and educated the school community on what it looks like to accept the challenge. Monthly celebrations will be held to acknowledge students showing exemplary Shooting Star character.  
     Rally
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  • Watch D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)
     
    The Watch D.O.G.S program is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering.  The goal of the program is to help every school in America be positively influenced by the committed involvement of fathers and father figures in the lives of their children and students.  The volunteers perform a variety of tasks during their volunteer day, including monitoring the school entrance, assisting with unloading and loading of buses and cars, monitoring the lunch room, and helping in the classroom by working with small groups of students on various tasks.(http://www.fathers.com/watchdogs)
     
    We had many dads join us for the Watch D.O.G.S Kickoff on Saturday, September 6th! If you couldn't make the meeting, you can still sign up to be part of the Watch D.O.G.S. program. Contact Miss Ofelia in the office to schedule a day.
    Watch Dogs  Watch DOGS
    If you are interested in being a Watch D.O.G, please make sure to fill out the background check.  The link for this is located to the right.
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  • Join Silver Lake PTA!
     
    Attention Silver Lake Shooting Stars! Did you know the PTA Membership Form is available on the PTA website? http://silverlakepta.my-pta.org/ Fill out the online membership form or print one to complete and return to school with your student. Instructions and more information are available online. Thank you for supporting the Silver Lake Elementary PTA.
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  • Silver Lake 25 Book Challenge
     
    Students in grades K-5 have been challenged to read at least 25 books this year. We will track the amount of books and hope to reach 15,000 books by May 1st!
     REading
    Check the library page for forms
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  • Early Release Days - October 8th and 9th
     
    Students in grades K-5 will be released at 11:45 on Wednesday, October 8th and Thursday, October 9th. Teachers use these days to finish testing and hold parent/teacher conferences.
     
    Pre-K Students will follow the schedule below: 
    AM Classes (both GCISD and Head Start):  7:45-9:30
    PM Classes (both GCISD and Head Start):  10:00-11:45
     
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  • Grapevine Christmas Parade Float
     
    Below is the link for entry registration for the 2014 Grapevine Christmas Parade on December 4th.
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  • Campus and District Accountability
     
    Information is now available. Click here to read more.
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  • We are looking for Volunteers!!
     
    Can you help??? 
     
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  • Report Bullying
     
    GCISD is proud to provide an additional resource for reporting bullying, violence or mistreatment of any kind. Friends for Life, a program from Crime Stoppers, is an anonymous reporting method that you or your child can find on your counselors website. Once on the website, there will be a link to the reporting website or a phone number for calling or texting in a report. Off-duty public safety dispatchers operate the call center along with other trained personnel who take calls, texts and onlinesubmissions and disseminate the tip information to the appropriate campus and district contacts for investigation. Once again we would like to reiterate that this is an anonymous reporting method. This is just one more way GCISD aims to ensure student safety.
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  • It's the LAW!
     
    A new law took effect September 1 with regard to the use of mobile devices on school property. It is important that our Silver Lake families know and understand the new law as it pertains to operating a vehicle on GCISD property. More details, includingthe exact wording of the law, are provided below:
    The Bill prohibits the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle on school property.
    BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 545.425(b), Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows: (b) Except as provided by Subsection (c), an operator may not use a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehiclewithin a school crossing zone, as defined by Section 541.302, Transportation Code, or on the property of a public or private elementary or middle school unless:
    (1) the vehicle is stopped; or
    (2) the wireless communication device is used with a hands-free device.
    SECTION 2. The change in law made by this Act applies only to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this Act. An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is governed by the law in effect on the date the offense was committed, andthe former law is continued in effect for that purpose. For purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the effective date of this Act if any element of the offense occurred before that date.
    SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
     
    Thank you for observing this new law, designed to keep our school children and staff safer!
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Welcome to Silver Lake Elementary School! We are a dual language school full of teachers passionate about teaching, learning, and serving their students and community. Silver Lake is THE place to be for Redefining Education. #sleTHEplacetobe
Silver Lake is a Title I school. (Learn more about Title 1)
 
Quick Facts:
  • School Colors - Blue, Green & Silver
  • Mascot - Shooting Stars
  • Enrollment - 600
  • Year Opened - 1995
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