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The Cougar Cart is Making its Rounds!

Introducing the Cougar Cart! This will be a cart that students can purchase snacks after school on the second and fourth Friday of each month. The snacks price will range from $0.50 to $1.00. We are happy to offer this opportunity to your child on the following dates:
September 28th October 12th and 26th
November 9th and 16th December 7th and 14th
January 11th and 25th February 8th and 22nd
March 8th and 22nd April 12th and 26th
May 10th and 24th
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5th Grade Visits the Opera

Cater fifth graders took a trip to see the UMHB Opera perform "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" at the CAC. This is part of The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center's Arts in Education enrichment programs for children in third through fifth grades.
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Wellness Week

Monday (22) - I will make healthy choices for my body and my mind! Wear green to kick off Wellness Week (it is the color of good health)!

Tuesday (23) - Hats off to a healthy me! Wear your favorite hat!

Wednesday (24) - I will exercise my dedication to a healthy body and mind! Exercise to Brain Pop in class for 5 extra minutes! Wear your work out wear (must be in dress code)!

Thursday (25) - My choices are the key to my dreams for the future! Write your dream/goal on a paper key in your classroom so your teacher can display all the keys to success!

Friday (26) - I will keep myself healthy so I can always follow my dreams! Wear your pajamas (must be in dress code)!
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GATE Information Session

Have you ever wondered about gifted and talented
education for your child? Here is your opportunity to learn all about it!
Join us for an information session concerning identification, assessment, and our elementary GATE program here in Temple ISD!
When: September 18th at 5:30 pm
Where: Thornton Elementary Cafeteria
Be sure to add this event to your calendar! If you’re unable to attend this session, another will be offered in the spring semester.
Point of Contact:
Chelsea Molton
Elementary Advanced Academic Coordinator
254-215-6262
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The Freedom Walk is coming up!

Cater Elementary
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Put on your walking shoes and show off your American pride!
Join us for the Freedom Walk!

Cater students will join schools across the nation to celebrate Patriot Day by participating in a “Freedom Walk” around the neighborhood of our school. Students are asked wear red, white, and blue. Here is the schedule:

8:00-8:55 Kindergarten & 5th
9:05-10:00 4th & 1st & Busby’s class
10:10-11:05 3rd & 2nd

Classes will meet in the gym before starting their walk. We need some parent volunteers to walk with us to help supervise the students as we walk around the block! If you want to walk, all you have to do is sign in at the office, get your visitor’s badge, and meet us in the gym.


Thank you!
Coach Prentiss
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TISD Back to School Guide

Check out the "Back to School Guide" for 2018-19 for information on:


- Family Access
- New Student Registration
- School Calendar
- School Health & Immunization Requirements
- School Hours
- Free & Reduced Lunch/School Nutrition
- School Supplies
- Transportation/Bus Info
- Helpful videos
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TISD Bus Information

Looking for your child’s bus stop location and times? You can find all of that information in Family Access. Temple ISD will no longer do a phone call home with this information. Instead, we encourage parents to look at your child’s bus schedule in Family Access. You will find the bus information under the Student Info button (View Bus Schedules).

Please remember, on the first few days of school buses often run later than scheduled as children and drivers get used to their routes. Some children will accidentally board the wrong bus at the end of the school day, and some children will accidentally get off at the wrong stop. When this happens, please do not panic. Instead, speak with your child’s bus driver or school administration. They will notify transportation dispatch and personnel at other stops (this generally happens when a large number of students exit the bus at an apartment complex). You will be kept notified, and will have the option of picking up your child, or having your child brought to you.

Also, beginning the first day of classes, Temple ISD Transportation operates a Misrouted Student Center at the Transportation Department. The purpose of the center is to provide a safe and central location for students who are still on the bus at the end of their route or were mistakenly placed on the wrong route. For more information, please visit the Temple ISD Transportation Services website.
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