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Upcoming Dates  
2016- 17 School Supplies Turn Your Order Forms in at School or Available On-Line April 22nd - June 26th
May 2- Parenting University, Aledo ISD 
Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea
Thur., April 5- Dougherty & Ellerbusch Classes
Fri., April 6- Bowles, Powell, Remigio Classes

Mon., May 9- Grade 3- 4 STAAR Math Test
Tue., May 10- Grade 3- 4 STAAR Reading Test

May 19- STEAM Carnival, 5 - 7 pm, Daniel 9th Campus 
Friday, May 19- District PTO @ 9:30am @ Stuard
Friday, May 20- Kindergarten Field Day 
Field Day May 24th ​1st & 2nd 9-11 am      3rd & 4th  12- 2 pm 
Monday, May 30- Memorial Day Holiday, No School 

Wednesday, June 1- Last Day of School  
 
District Announcements
Parent Climate Survey to Poll for Improvements and District Success

Parents of students in the Aledo Independent School District should have received an e-mail invitation May 1 that encouraged them to respond to a confidential and anonymous climate survey of the District. Accumulated responses will be used for goal-setting at individual campuses and at the District level for the 2016-’17 school year and beyond. The electronic surveys must be returned no later than midnight on May 22.
 
“This climate survey gives our parents a chance to be heard,” said AISD Deputy
Superintendent Lynn McKinney. “We hope many of our parents will respond so that we can continue to improve our services to students.” READ MORE. 

Announcements

Mrs. Stephanie Smith
Vandagriff 3rd Grade Teacher
Aledo ISD Marva Collins 
Teacher of the Year

Vandagriff Elementary teacher Stephanie Smith received the Teacher of the Year Award, presented by the Reilly Family Foundation. Mrs. Smith is a positive and encouraging role model for the students and staff at Vandagriff Elementary. She has touched and influenced many lives during her years here. She is very deserving and we are proud she is a major part of our school environment. We greatly appreciate the Reilly Family Foundation and all the contributors that recognize  our district employees.

Ready, Set, Grow

Ready, Set, Grow
Wednesday, May 4th
​9- 10:30am

For 2016- 17 Vandagriff Kindergarten students and parents
Fun and easy literacy activities to enjoy together! Please check in at the office upon arrival.

Field Day

Field Day
May 24th

1st & 2nd  9- 11am
3rd & 4th 12 - 2pm

Volunteers Needed!  Click here for information.
Kindergarten Field Day, Friday, May 20
Parent Survey

2015-16 Parent Survey

Please remember to fill out the end of year parent climate survey as soon as possible. These results will be used to help us improve our service to our students and parents. If you did not receive a parent survey email, contact Lynn McKinney via email: lmckinney@aledo.k12.tx.us.

STEAM Carnival

STEAM Carnival

Thursday, May 19, 5 - 7 pm
Daniel Ninth Grade Campus


Come and enjoy a fun night of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math in a Carnival Atmosphere.

Click here for flyer.
Aledo PTO School Supplies

2016- 17 School Supplies
Vandagriff School Supply List


Pre-Packaged school slupplies are available through Aledo PTO for every campus PreK- 8th grade.

Complete the order form and return to your school NO LATER THAN JUNE 26th, 2016.  Click here for order form or information to donate school  supplies.

On-Line orders available April 22nd - June 26th.
You may order online at https://www.educationalproducts.com/ShopPacks
School ID numbers for
Vandagriff   VAN046
McAnally     MCA027

There is an option to donate packets to students in need of assistance. Also, if you need help purchasing school supplies get an Advocats form from the flyer link above or get one from the front office. Click here for more information. 

Second Star to the Right

Second Star to the Right
Benefiting
Cook Children's Hospital

Your change and support raised a total of $5,920.00 from
Vandagriff for Cook Children's Hospital.

Mrs. Stephanie Smith's third grade raised $1,963.62.
Aledo ISD raised a total of $33,865.22.
Everyone's change adds up to a make a big difference for Cook's Children's Hospital.

Vandagriff TOTS Perform
   ​Vandagriff is Proud of our Vandagriff TOTS!
Vandagriff Scholarship Fund

Vandagriff Scholarship Fund

Duct Tape Fundraiser
$336.72

Thank you, Ms. Adams and Vandagriff Community!
Daddy Daughter Dance 2016

Daddy Daughter Dance 2016

A Texas size thank you to everyone who came and helped make our Vandagriff Daddy Daughter Dance a huge success and an evening to remember.

Visit the Vandacat Scrapbook to view pictures from this event.

Dr. Suess Week
  
Dr. Citty spends time reading Green Eggs and Ham to Vandagriff Kindergarteners.
Aledo Education Foundation
Aledo Education Foundation awards Grants
Vandagriff appreciates The Aledo Education Foundation and all you do for the students and faculty of Aledo ISD. Vandagriff received the following grants: Renee Pokrifscak: Makerspace 1.0; Heather Street: Let There be Legos; Amy Davis and Emma Cyrocki: Bearcats Best Sellers List; Catherine Clay and Pam Jones: 3rd Grade Poetry Cafe; Emma Cyrocki and Nicole Adkins: Bearcats Community News Network (BCNN); Sharla Andrews and the other elementary PE teachers: Pump! Pump! Pump it Up!
Scrapbook

2015- 2016 Vandacat Scrapbook

Visit our scrapbook to see pictures from this schoolyear, including:  Red Ribbon Week, Movies With Mom, and more.

Veterans Day

Vandagriff Appreciates and Honors all Veterans

Thank you for your service, and thank you for being a part of our Veterans Program. Click here to view pictures.

Yearbooks

PLEASE KEEP PHOTOS COMING ALL YEAR!!! Do you have pictures from Movies with Mom, Spirit Days, Red Ribbon Days, Class Events, Field Trips, Programs? Please email to vandagriffyb@gmail.com or text to 303-522-8348.

Click here for more information on ordering, adding name, donating towards yearbooks, or yearbook ads.
Any comments, concerns or questions can be directed to Trish Belt at vandagriffyb@gmail.com or 303-522-8348.

Elementaries Pay It Forward

Aledo Elementary Schools
Pay It Forward

Be a part of Aledo Elementary Schools as we work together for our community. You may purchase a part of our Vandagriff for $10 on  in the office during school hours.
Each jar is filled with pebbles from our Vandagriff playground.
All profits benefit the Aledo Children's AdvoCats.    Click here for flyer.
WatchDOGS

WatchD.O.G.S
Dads Of Great Students

 

Watch D.O.G.S. Shirt Order Form and Information- Click

 
Aledo PTO

Support and Join Your Local PTO
April Information
Aledo PTO has a new website. Click here to stay informed and to find opportunities to serve and be involved. Vandagriff appreciates all our PTO does for our school and our district! Thank you!
Meetings: All meetings begin at 9:30 am. District PTO meetings are open to anyone who would like to attend. Please sign in at the front desk.
 

Volunteers

Thank you, Volunteers
Online Volunteer Background Check

We LOVE our parent volunteers! If you are interested in being a classroom volunteer or a field trip chaperone, you must have an approved background check. Visit the Aledo ISD Parent Volunteer webpage to get a jump start on the volunteer application/approval process. This form is found on the District website under the Parents tab- Parent Volunteers.
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