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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Homestead Happenings 4 NOV 2016

Homestead Happenings...keeping important people (you) informed!

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All-Pro Dad --- Friday, November 4; 7:00 AM- Bring kids for donuts, juice, coffee and 30-min program. RSVP for All-Pro Dad on this link RSVP All Pro Dad  
Topic:  words (using words in positive, powerful way to build confidence and security to last a lifetime).

Early voting info - today - Nov 4   hours, locations on this link 

Vote, Tuesday, November 8 - Homestead Elem is polling location. Please be aware of likelihood extra traffic that day. All drop off and pick up lanes will be in operation as usual. Students arriving at the front will be escorted safely to the cafeteria entrance. This is to accommodate voters at the front doors. Thank you in advance your patience and support for safety as we share our school on this important day. #LetFreedomReign

Mock Presidential election, Tuesday, November 8 - Students K-5th will have the opportunity to participate in a mock election supporting TEKS social studies curriculum, citizenship and America's free and democratic process. Ballot for student's will list candidates who appear on the official ballot in Texas:  Clinton, Johnson, Stein, Trump. Please discuss the importance of each citizen exercising their right to vote in our free nation with your child. Voting results of Homestead's student body will be posted on social media. At the end of the day, students will be urged to join their family in watching the election returns as we, the United States, elect the next president.

Wear America's colors, Friday, Nov 11 - BLUE (kindergarten & 1st grade);  WHITE (2nd & 4th grade); RED (3rd & 5th grade). Wearing the assigned color shirt will help create patriotic optics for our Veteran's Day presentation.

Veteran's Day ceremony. Friday, Nov 11; 9:00 AM. Veteran's, first responders and law enforcement officers, including border patrol are invited to this special event to honor each of them for their sacrifice and service. We appreciate our families and community for helping the Homestead staff to show honor and appreciation for these folks who risk it all daily to protect us.

Wear BROWN; Wed, Nov 16 - help kindergartners learn colors.

Think College - Thursday, Nov 17 - encourage college and career readiness; wear favorite college shirt.

Thanksgiving holidays - November 21-25. Classes resume Nov 28.

Join PTA -   Classes with 100% of parent membership wins ice cream party.  @ least one member per student required for winning ice cream party. 

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