Woodland Heights Elementary added to their fall festivities with a school-wide pumpkin decorating contest. Students were encouraged to decorate a pumpkin to be displayed in the school library, and their imagination was the limit. Categories included Holiday, Animals, Unicorns, People, Miscellaneous, Nature, Food, Sports, Superheroes, and Favorite TV/Cartoon Character.
The Brownwood Education Foundation has partnered with BISD to fund the project. "BEF and BISD have been talking about it for several years," said Liesa Land, BISD Deputy Superintendent, "so this year we just reached out and asked them. Parents will only be asked to send the two to three things on the school supply list. Everything else will be provided."
STAAR scores may be accessed on an online student portal created by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Log in to the student portal at www.texasassessment.com to view your child’s STAAR scores and access additional resources.
The Green Team has crossed several hurdles and surpassed many goals since it began in 2008. Celebrating their thirteenth year of recycling, the team has collected over 100,000 pounds of recycling over the last two school years!