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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements

To date, three community meetings have been set to discuss the May 9, 2015, School Bond Election. They are:

April 16, AHS Distance Learning Center, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
April 21, Stuard Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
April 28, McCall Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

More information coming soon! 
Announcements
Upcoming Dates

Monday and Tuesday, March 30 & 31- 4th Grade STAAR Writing

Friday, April 3- Bad Weather Makeup Day
Friday, June 5- Bad Weather Makeup Day

Thursday, April 2- PTO Meeting @
Friday, April 3- Bad Weather Makeup Day

April 6-10- Kindergarten Roundup
Wed., April 15- Purple up! for Military Kids!
Thur., April 16- Virtual Cowtown Runners' Club Race

Mon., April 20- Student Council Meeting
Tue., April 21- 3rd & 4th STAAR Mathematics Testing
Wed., April 22- 3rd & 4th STAAR Reading Testing

Makeup Days

Aledo ISD Bad-Weather Makeup Days
April 3 and June 5

Aledo Independent School District has utilized two bad-weather days: Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 23-24. It additionally had on delayed-start day and one early-release day for weather-related conditions in February. State law requires Texas school districts to make up two bad-weather days per school year. Aledo ISD had elected Friday, April 3, and Friday, June 5, as the two makeup days for the 2014-15 school year. The District will request waivers for any additional days needed.

 

Scrapbook

Vandacat's Scrapbook- Daddy Daughter Dance

Visit our Scrapbook to view pictures from our Daddy Daughter Dance, UIL, Spelling Bee, TOT, Student Council, December Activities, and more.

Click HERE.
Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart
$9791.81 raised


Top Money Raiser was 3rd grader Payton Weaver. 
In addition to "Pie-in-the-Face" the students sang Happy Birthday to Ms. Adams in four languages, including sign language. Click HERE for more pictures and names of top grade level money raisers.
Aledo PTO

Support and Join Your Local PTO
Aledo PTO Meeting Dates
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.
Apr. 2- McCall Elementary
May 7- Vandagriff Elementary

Aledo PTO SchoolFusion Page

Kindergarten Round-up

Kindergarten Roundup
April 6-10    8 am -3 pm

If you will have a Kindergarten student entering school for the 2015-2016 school year, make sure to visit the office April 6-10. Click HERE for more information and for a list of documents needed for registration. English and Spanish forms included.
Purple Up

Purple Up! for Military Kids!
April 15

April is the month of the Military Child, providing an opportunity to recognize and honor the service of our youngest heroes, military children. Help us turn Aledo ISD PURPLE on April 15 as we Purple UP! for Military Kids! Wearing purple is a very visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple symbolizes all branches of the military, as it is the combination of Army green, Marine red, Coast Guard, Navy and Air Force blue. Be creative...the goal is for military youth to see they have our thanks and support!

Virtual Cowtown Race

Vandagriff Virtural Cowtown Race

When: Thursday, April 16, 
Beginning at 1:00 PM

Where: Middle School Track
Who: All parents, children, friends, teachers who signed up for the Cowtown
Wear: Orange Runners' Club Shirt
Medals will be awarded at the time


Due to the ice storm of 2015, we will running our virtual Cowtown race here at Vandagriff. The Cowtown staff will be here to provide refreshments for our runners and we will also have the large inflatable finish line for our runners to pass through at the end of their race. Due to time constraints, we will only be running/walking 1 mile instead of 3.

Student Council
Vandagriff Student Council Meeting Dates
Mondays, 2:45- 3:30

January 26
February 23
March 16
April 20
May 18
Scrapbook

2014- 2015 Vandacat Scrapbook

Visit our scrapbook to see pictures from this schoolyear, including: Grandparents' Day, Veterans Program, Science Labs, Red Ribbon Week, Movies With Mom, and more.

2014-15 Yearbook

2014-2015 Yearbook-
Vandagriff has a place for the pictures you take to be placed in our yearbook. E-mail your pictures to vandagriffyb@gmail.com.

Yearbook Ad Info        Family Letter        Correct Name

2014-15 District Calendar
Aledo ISD 2014-2015 District Calendar-updated Sept. 2014
Campus Info and Reminders

School Hours
School building opens at 7:15am
First Bell rings at 7:35 
Tardy Bell rings at 7:45am
        7:45 am Classes Begin              
2:45 pm Dismissal
7:15-3:45 Office Hours


2014-2015 District
School Calendar


Click here to visit Bearcat Vision.
Look in the index for the Vandagriff events

Vandagriff is now on facebook & instagram.
http://www.facebook.com/VandagriffElementary
Click on the at the top of the page.
http://instagram.com/vandacats


Parent Portal and
SchoolFusion Accounts

SchoolFusion and Parent Portal are two
different programs and memberships.
Please, ENROLL IN BOTH.
Click here for access to both.
Information on Dr. Citty's Brown Bag Lunch coming in the future. 

To continue to insure the safety and security of the campus throughout the day, all exterior doors will remain locked. This includes the rear door by the cafeteria. All parents and visitors must be screened at the front door, check in at the office, and obtain a visitor's badge. Be sure to look at the camera and pause!
No one is permitted down halls without wearing a badge.
 
Parent drop-off begins at 7:15 am at the back cafeteria door. 

 
Box Tops for Education
List of Items-Click here
Last year Vandagriff parents and supporters
raised over $1600.00 thru BoxTop for Education 

Box Tops for Education
PLEASE-Continue to collect and TRIM Box Tops!
Don't forget to be cutting AND TRIMMING Box Tops on participating items we buy everyday!
List of Items-Click here
Contact Reagan Forman for any questions - reaforman@sbcglobal.net

Ronald McDonald House Charities
Pop Tab Collections-Click here
Collecting pop tabs is a great way to teach kids
about philanthropy and the importance of recycling,
and raisefunds to help children and their families
at the same time.
FundingFactory.com
Click for information


Turn in your used ink and toner cartridges,
cell phones, cameras, lap tops and small
electronics for Vandagriff.

Click here for a list of items collected.

STARR Testing Dates
for Grades 3 & 4

Click here

Inclement Weather Notification
We Need Volunteers- Please contact the Vandagriff Office.
Thank You!
Thank you for displaying the parent pick-up
“Sizzler Signs” during after school pick-up!

Random Acts of Kindness Website
SEARCHING FOR VOLUNTEERS
We welcome volunteers and deeply appreciate our parents, grandparents, and community members who invest countless hours for the benefit of our studetns and campus. If you would like to help for a few hours, or serve on a regular basis, please contact the Vandagriff office for more information.    
Vandagriff Office: Debbie Bechthold or Jennifer Miller
Additional information available on the Orange Side Tab under Volunteers, Visitors, Community
                                         
                              
 Center of Hope
Basic English Class
Clase de Ingles Basico
                  817-441-2442
                                   

Vandagriff is now on facebook & instagram.
http://www.facebook.com/VandagriffElementary
Click on the at the top of the page.
http://instagram.com/vandacats

Click here to visit Bearcat Vision.
Look in the index for the Vandagriff events
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