Race to Nowhere showing scheduled at HES
The PTAs of Glenhope Elementary, Heritage Elementary and O.C. Taylor Elementary will sponsor a free showing of the film Race to Nowhere
, 8:30-10 a.m., Wednesday, May 9 at the Heritage Elementary School cafeteria. Race to Nowhere
, rated PG-13, is a grassroots film that takes an in-depth look at our educational system and the pressures our children are facing in the 21st century. Free childcare will be available for children ages 3 years who are potty trained. Fifteen childcare slots are available by reservation. All those who plan to attend asked to RSVP. Download flyer for more details and the reservation link.
Buy at Barnes and Noble on May 5 and benefit five GCISD schools
Cannon Elementary School
Beauty and the Beast
, a beautiful and timeless fairy tale will be presented by the fourth and fifth grade students of Cannon Elementary School on Thursday, May 10, 8:30 a.m., and Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m. The Broadway Jr. Performance is Cannon's fourth and includes sixty-six musicians, actors, visual artists, and technicians from the fourth and fifth grades. Download the flyer.
Dove Elementary School
World Friendship Day at Dove Elementary is Friday, April 27, 8-11:30 a.m. This event is Dove's first school-wide cultural event. Dove families will present exhibits of countries and cultures and students will visit those displays.
Third graders at HES will journey to Heritage Village to study and experience life in communities in the past. This field trip directly correlates to the social studies curriculum in which students learn about how local, American and world communities are far different in the 21st Century than they were in the year 1900.
Morning of Marvelous Moms - Third grade writers will share personally created stories and poems with their mothers or special guests. To prepare for this special morning, students will be using what they've learned about the elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing and publishing) to compose narrative texts about important personal experiences. They will also write poems that convey sensory details using the conventions of poetry and figurative language.
O.C. Taylor Elementary
5th Grade Rocks! performance on Thursday, May 10, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., in the cafeteria.
Colleyville Middle School
Sixth grade assembly on May 1 at 2 p.m., featuring African Drummers.
Colleyville Heritage High School
Artwork by three CHHS students - Jinny Seo, Senior, Sarah Kim, Freshman, and Susan Seo, Junior - received Gold Seals at the State Visual Art Scholastic Event
.Their entries are three of only 150 entries statewide to earned the Gold Seal Award. The VASE competition started with 25,000 entries.More than 1,400 advanced to the state level.
CHHS students in the Family and Consumer Sciences program received six gold medals at the state conference in Dallas on April 12. The gold medals were given for the students results on their Leadership Enhancement Opportunity tests. In addition, CHHS received recognition for increased membership, going from 12 to 22 members from 2011 to 2012. Program sponsor is Cyndy Aschenbrenner. Students receiving the medals are:
- Kelsey Chippeaux for Job Interview LEO
- Caleb Chippeaux for Consumer Math LEO
- Maria Saleem Interior Design LEO
- Rachel Cruze Etiquette LEO
- Peyton Branch Consumer Math LEO
- Melissa Young Consumer Math LEO
Shown in photo, left to right, back row, are: Caleb Chippeaux, Peyton Branch;
middle row: Maria Saleem, Melissa Young, Rachel Cruze and Kelsey Chippeaux. Front row, sponsor Cyndy Aschenbrenner.
CHHS Ovation! Jazz Choir will presents its 2012 Jazz Show Frequencies on May 4 and 5 at 8 p.m.CHHS Jazz singers will perform arrangements of contemporary and traditional jazz standards. Tickets for the show are $5 in advance or $7 at the door.