Wednesday Folder

Week 13 – Nov. 15 2017

Join us for our monthly PTA meeting in the library on Wednesday, Nov. 15th in the library at 6pm.

Please join our Thanksgiving meal this Thursday, Nov. 16th, 10:30a-12:30p, during your child’s regular lunch schedule. Cost is $3.50 per family member. Check out our flyer HERE.

 

With the Holidays approaching, please remember to click our Amazon link that you kind find on this page on the right hand side, below “Wednesday Folder”. The internet cookie is saved for 24hours, so you need to click the link each new day you are shopping. Mathews PTA gets 5-10% back from most purchases, especially toys, books, games, board games, etc. So, click, click, CLICK!

 

Week 12 – Nov. 8 2017

Please join our Thanksgiving meal on November 16th, 10:30a-12:30p, during your child’s regular lunch schedule. Cost is $3.50 per family member. Full details and menu HERE.

 

 

November Lunch Menu HERE.

 

Week 11- Nov. 1 2017

Octoberama Wrap Up – Octoberama 2017 is wrapped and we are thrilled to report we exceeded our fundraising goal of $40,000!   Huge thank you to all of our amazing sponsors and to all of YOU for pitching in and attending the event!  We also want to recognize the Octoberama committee for putting together an incredible carnival experience for our children and community! It takes a village and it was a pleasure to work with all of these parent volunteers.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Jenny, Catherine and Bridget
Octoberama 2017 Chairs

Reminder – Book Character Dress Up Day is this Friday, November 3, 2017! Students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite book character and come to school in costume along with the book that inspired their character costume. Flyer with details HERE.

Week 10 – Oct. 25 2017

BOOK CHARACTER DRESS UP DAY- Friday, November 3, 2017! Students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite book character and come to school in costume along with the book that inspired their character costume. Flyer with details HERE.

OCTOBERAMA IS THIS SATURDAY FROM 11AM-3PM!
Tickets- If you pre-ordered tickets they will be sent home with your child today.
Cake Walk- Calling all bakers!  We need cakes and other baked goodies donated for our cake walk on Saturday!  Please mark peanut and gluten free items clearly so we can keep them separated.  Drop donations in the library on Friday morning  or on Saturday in the cafeteria.
Teacher Experiences-  Amazing experiences will be up for grabs in our silent auction.  Check them out HERE , come by the gym during the event to BID!
General Event Reminders– Check out our FAQ page to answer most questions.  Costumes are ok!  Bring a refillable water bottle.  Bring cash and credit.  See you Saturday!

ANNOUNCING 2017-2018 MATHEWS SHIRT!  Available for purchase at Octoberama for $10 each.  Logo printed in black on gray shirts.  

Week 9 – Oct. 18 2017

Octoberama Spirit Week- The week of October 23-27 we have some awesome stuff planned.  Read all about it HERE.
Octoberama Tickets-  Buy now & receive a $10 Whole Earth Provision gift card, bonus tickets & avoid the lines at the event! Click HERE for all the details.
Octoberama Volunteers – Parents sign up now to help in your child’s class booth, click HERE You MUST have a membership toolkit account, if you need one click HERE.
Octoberama Sponsors- Huge thank you to our Sponsors!

 

Reminder! Picture Day is this Friday, October 20th. Extra order forms are in the front office.

Back the Bond Night Bash — Wednesday, October 18th.  Flyer HERE.

AISD Bond Election – More information HERE.

Backpack Full of Cash — Screening on Tuesday, October 25th.  Flyer HERE.
Sticky Fingers Cooking Class — Enrolling for session beginning November 1st.  Flyer HERE. 

 

Week 8 – Oct. 11 2017

Picture Day is Friday, October 20th.  Look for an order form in your child’s Wednesday take home folder today.

 

Reminder to check out the Octoberama Silent Auction HERE.  This is your last chance to bid on our featured items for this week, a pair of Austin City Limits Tickets for Weekend 2 and a pair of Formula 1 tickets. These items will close on Wednesday, October 11th at 5pm.

 

Octoberama ticket pre-sale is live!  Buy now & receive a $10 Whole Earth Provision gift card, bonus tickets & avoid the lines at the event! Click HERE for all the details.  We need parent volunteers for Octoberama booths! Sign up now to help in your child’s class booth, click HERE You MUST have a membership toolkit account, if you need to set up one click HERE.

 

30th Annual Monster Concert and Carnival is coming up on October 21st.  Flyer HERE.

 

 Week 7 – Oct. 4 2017

October Lunch Menu – Menu de Octubre

**The Octoberama Silent Auction is live!** Please click HERE to begin bidding on exciting items, including local restaurant giftcards, children’s birthday packages, massages, ACL and Formula 1 tickets, Disneyland passes, vacation rentals, exercise items, and much more! You can browse our various categories HERE.

Our featured items that must sell online are a pair of Austin City Limits Tickets for Weekend 2 and a pair of Formula 1 tickets. These items will close on Wednesday, October 11th at 5pm, so BID NOW!

We are still accepting donations for the silent auction through October 13th.

We need parent volunteers for ALL Octoberama booths!! Sign up now to help in your teacher’s booth! https://mespta.membershiptoolkit.com/volunteer/8549  . You MUST be signed up in our directory first: https://www.mathews360.com/about/directory/

 

The 5th grade classes will be presenting performances of  “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.”, on Thursday, Nov. 9th (6:30pm) and Friday, Nov. 10th (8:30am). Full details HERE.

 

Austin High Cheerleaders are hosting a community event on Sunday, Nov. 5th at WAYA, please check their flyer HERE.

 

***NEW*** – Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled hour once a week, on Mondays, for 6 weeks, 9/25/17-11/6/17, 3:05-4:05 in Room 107. Please view enrollment info HERE.

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Week 6 – Sept.27 2017

“Catch The Spirit of Kindness” Family Night is this Thursday, Sept. 28th, 6-7pm. We hope to see you there! Please check out the FLYER for a list of activities. You may chat with Mrs English or Mrs Plyler to see how you can help beforehand.

 

Calling all parent volunteers for Octoberama booths!! Sign up now to help in your teacher’s booth!  https://octoberama.com/news

 

Mrs Goode’s Music Choir will start on Wednesday, October 11th after school for grades 3rd-6th. There are still spots available. Please find participation flyer and payment info HERE. If you have signed up, please go online to pay: https://austinisd.schoolcashonline.com

 

**Reminder** Mathews Spirit Day at Austin Pizza Garden is this Sunday, October 1st from 11am-10pm.  15% of sales will be donated back to the Mathews PTA!  Mathews families will meet at 5pm. More info HERE.

AISD Flu shot clinic, on October 11th at Mathews, please look HERE

Austin High Tennis team for children 10 and under, more info HERE

Week 5 – Sept.20 2017

The Octoberama committee is asking that each child donate $5-$10 to cover the costs of repairing class booth games, games supplies, and any additional prizes that may need to be purchased for Octoberama. Please place your donation inside the donation box labeled “Class Booth Donations” in the front office. Thank you!

Mathews Spirit Day at Austin Pizza Garden is coming up on Sunday, October 1st from 11am-10pm.  15% of sales will be donated back to the Mathews PTA!  More info HERE.

In case you missed it last week, here’s our Fall after school enrichment schedule along with flyers from Learning Center, Camp Fire, and Mad Science

Week 4 – Sept.13 2017

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT is this Thursday, September 14th, 6-7pm, grades K-6th.

Catch the Spirit of Kindness, Thurs. Sept 28th, 6-7pm; AISD Pride Parade, Sat Sept. 30th; Mathews Facility Project Sheet HERE.

Mrs Goode’s Music Choir will start on Wednesday, October 11th after school for grades 3rd-6th. Please find participation flyer and payment info HERE.

 

Octoberama, our annual Fall Carnival set for Saturday, October 28th, 11a-3p.  Flyer with more details HERE.

 

Here’s our Fall after school enrichment schedule along with flyers from Learning Center, Camp Fire, and Mad Science

Week 3 – Sept.6 2017

Lunch Menu for September – Menu de Septiembre

Back To School night is Thursday, September 14th, 6-7pm, grades K-6th.

Please check out the various Fall after-school enrichment programs offered at Mathews, starting next week of September 11th. Enroll now, click HERE for more info.

A new after school care program, Promiseland Explorers, is available this year, please check their flyer: HERE

Fairy Tale Theater starts Tuesday, September 19th. Registration acceptances will be sent home in your child’s Wednesday Folder or by email on September 13th. If your child is interested in joining this amazing program led by Mr. Rackowitz, please check out the schedule and here : FAIRY-TALE-THEATER-AFTER-SCHOOL-PROGRAM-Fall-2017

Week 2 – Aug.30 2017

Please check our Parent-Student handbook

AISD Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response (Eng/Spa)

AISD Pest Control Management (Eng/Spa)

Week 1 – Aug.23 2017

Lunch Menu for August – Menu de Agosto

Please print, sign and return to office or teacher Parent Involvement – Paticipacion de los Padres