Armstrong E-BLAST- Campus Newsletter

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April 1, 2019
April 9                          4th Grade STAAR Writing
April 10                        Group Picture Day
April 11                        Walk To School Day
April 12                        Carnival at REGULAR dismissal 3:15 - 6:00 PM
April 12                        PNO
April 17                        Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
April 19                        Student and Staff Holiday
April 22 ***                  Bad Weather Make-up Day (No school unless it snows                                         before!
April 25                        PCLDA Pool & Garden Party
May 3                           3rd & 4th Grade Talent Show Act Submission Deadline
May 7                           3rd & 4th Grade Talent Show Auditions

Carnival Dismissal Reminder
Please remember your students must be released to an adult on Carnival day. No students can be dismissed to the Carnival. Parents of walkers please communicate with your teacher what adult will be with them at the Carnival. 

Submit Your Nomination for PC-TAG Teacher of the Year - All HPISD Teachers are Eligible!
Parents and Students:
It's time to nominate your choice for PC-TAG Teacher of the Year!   Express your appreciation for all that our teachers do to enrich the education of our students.  Our teachers always appreciate the thoughtful words of gratitude expressed by parents and students.  
Please complete the form at the link below to submit your nomination.  You may nominate any teacher in HPISD.  It is not restricted to TAG teachers.  Forms must be submitted by Wednesday, April 10.
Nominating a teacher is a great way to honor and celebrate any teachers who are special to you!

Walk with us to encourage awareness of Safe Routes to School
Date: Thursday, April 11
Highland Park DPS officers will join Armstrong Elementary students and parents for Walk to School Day. We will meet at 7:30 a.m. at each location
below and begin walking at 7:35 a.m. sharp. 
1. High School & Potomac   2. St. Johns & Abbott   3. Dartmouth & Byron

Friday, April 12th
6 PM untiil 11 PM
hosted by 
Mrs. Donham and Ms. Haney
Registration forms are in the office.
Please come to learn from Principal Cummins  what to expect NEXT YEAR. 
There will be lots of information!
All meetings are in the Sky Flex Space from 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Kindergarten - 1st Grade - May 15
1st Grade - 2nd Grade - May 16
2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - May 21
3rd Grade- 4th Grade - May 24
UPCOMING 3rd and 4th Grade Talent Show Dates:
May 3rd - Deadline for act submissions
May 7th - Auditions
May 14th -Dress Rehearsal
May 20th/21st - Daytime/Evening Talent shows

At the end of 4th grade, there will be a video to celebrate the 4th grade class and their time at Armstrong.  We need your help by submitting 3 pictures (1 individual/2 group) per student by April 5th.  We would like the pictures to be school or sports/activity related from different years at Armstrong.
TO SUBMIT:  Email your 3 pictures to  with your student's name in the subject line.  Please only send in ORIGINAL files (we can only use pictures with high resolution).  We will use as many of the pictures as possible.
Also, if your 4th grader was not at Armstrong for kindergarten, please submit their kindergarten portrait picture as well. 
If you have questions, please contact Nicole Brewer or Robin Nowak
Thank you!
4th Grade Eagles End of Year Calendar
(a little heads up for planning purposesJ
mark your calendars
more details for each event will come closer to the date of the event)
April 5th
All photos DUE
(details with information of what we need will be coming soon)
May 23
Car Decorating- Armstrong Carpool Lane
(Parents decorate their cars, add floaties, etc. so when the students come out of school they see all the cars decorated and we pack up and carpool out to Royal Oaks)
Royal Oaks End of Year Celebration
(Party for all 4th graders (only) and parents to celebrate the end of their time at Armstrong)
May 29th
Wear 2027 (from Kindergarten) T-shirt to School
May 30th
4th Grade Recognition - Armstrong Auditorium
(Program for students and parents to see the 4th grade slideshow, class gift, etc. Students dress up for Program)
Clap Out
Immediately following Program
(Parents line up and students walk through line as we all clap them moving "out" of Armstrong)
May 31st
Field Day

HPISD Seay Tennis Center - HP Tennis Academy

                                      11 Weekly Sessions for HP Tennis Academy Camps

Camp Sessions are Mon-Fri except for Session 5 due to
 July 4 
th   Cost for this short week will be prorated.
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