Monday, June 1, 2015

Updates from the Principal

Dear families and community members,

It's hard to believe another school year has flown by and the last week of school is upon us! We'll be celebrating our 5th grade students at the Promotion Ceremony this Thursday from 8am-9am in the cafeteria. We will continue to keep our fingers crossed for a day with great weather on Tuesday so our students can finally enjoy the Field Day. Thank you all for your unending support and partnership this year. Have a fabulous summer break!  


Spicewood Partners Recognized Last Thursday
Following organizations/individuals have been recognized at the Partner In Education (PIE) Recognition Breakfast last Thursday. In addition to the ones receiving recognition, Spicewood appreciates and values all partners and volunteers. 

Outstanding Partners of the Year- Spicewood PTA
Outstanding Young Volunteers of the Year- Westwood PROS
Roman Beauchamp
Cameron Kirkgard
Devi Arunachalam
Libby Davis
Savannah Gillispie
Aaron Marshall
Angela Park
Chase Westover
Lizz Loose
Natalie Ruiz
Outstanding Volunteer of the Year- Mrs. Sandy Parent
Outstanding STAR Mentor of the Year- Mrs. Marsha Goff

This Week's News

Field Day Information- Message from PE Teachers
Spicewood will have our annual Field Day this Tuesday. Students will participate in a variety of fun activities. To ensure a successful day for all we wanted to share 3 important things to remember.

1. Apply sunscreen before leaving home. Bring extra to re-apply if needed.
2. Allow your child to bring a hat and water bottle.
3. Students will participate in stations that include water and will get wet. Students are allowed to wear a bathing suit. Please also send them with a towel, plastic bag for wet clothes and a dry change of clothes for afterwards.
  • Girls must wear a one piece with shorts over their swimsuit.
  • Boys must wear a t shirt with swim trunks
For detailed information on grade level time frame, please view the official communication placed in the electronic Friday Folder.  

Field Day Needs Volunteers
Field Day is coming up this Tuesday, June 2  Due to the change in dates many volunteers that were signed up for the original date have had to back out of their commitment.  Please consider donating some of your time to the fantastic Field Day and sign up here. We look forward to seeing you next week!

Order Your 2015-2016 School Supplies Now!- Message from PTA
To order school supplies for the 2015/2016 school year. 

1. Go to
2. Enter school ID: SPI001
3. Follow the directions to complete your order.
4. Keep your online email confirmation as your receipt.
(You may need to check your junk folder for email receipt, if you DON'T get an email, you didn't place the order correctly.)

School supplies will be delivered to your child's classroom prior to the first day of school. 
You only have until JUNE 5, 2015 to place your order, so don't wait!

It’s Not Too Late to Order Your Spicewood Yearbook!
Please go to and enter Spicewood’s Passcode: 101375475891671.  

Spicewood Kinder Round-Up Summer Events
Do you have a kiddo starting kindergarten next year? Please join us over the summer for monthly play dates where you and your child can meet other families also starting kindergarten. Mark you calendar for the following events on our summer play date schedule. 

Playground Play Date 
When: Sunday, 6/28, 1:30 pm
Where: Kinder Playscape located on the corner of Tin Cup Dr. & Swan Dr.

Hop-N-Happy Play Date 
When: Thursday, 7/23, 5-7
Where: Hop-N-Happy located at 10401 Anderson Mill Rd.
Price: $5.00 per child
Farewell to Summer Play Date 
When: Sunday, 8/23, 4-6 pm
Where: Springwood Park located at 9117 Anderson Mill Rd.

For more information and to RSVP to these events, please visit the Kinder Round-Up Events page.

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Visit Mrs. Kim's Blog for previous Updates from the Principal newsletters.


Tuesday, June 2
Field Day [Rescheduled]

Thursday, June 4
8:00-9:00AM   5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Friday, June 5
Last Day of School! 

Week of August 17
Postcards will be sent home from teachers. 

Monday, August 24
Meet the Teacher Event

Bring your school supplies. 

Tuesday, August 25
First Day of School