Feb. 3 – 7 
BECKER PTA STAFF PANTRY Drive 
To ensure a well-rounded supply we ask that each grade focus on the suggestions below. Please leave your donations in the box in the office.  THANK YOU!
Pre-K: Chocolate & crackers
Kindergarten: Granola bars/energy bars/meal replacement bars
1st Grade: Sparkling water and instant soups/canned soups
2nd Grade: Trail mix/nuts/dried fruit
3rd Grade: Instant oatmeal packs/jerky
4th Grade: Instant soups/canned soups and chocolate
5th Grade: Microwave popcorn

Counselor Appreciation Week
Please join us in honoring our wonderful counselors for everything they do all year long to help our children. Drop off a card, flowers or some special treats to the office next week. Our counselors are Amy Bassett-Wells, Vanessa Ordones-Hankins (CIS), Skye Howell (CRRP), Ciara Speranza-Cancino (CIS Intern),  and Haelim Jeong (CIS Intern) Thanks!  

Mon. Feb. 3,  5 – 6:30pm, El Mercado restaurante
Green Classroom Activity Planning Meeting
Everyone welcome. Come join the garden chat with your ideas for activities in the Green Classroom. 

Tues. Feb. 4, 3:30 – 5pm, cafeteria 
Campus Advisory Council (CAC) Meeting 
Contact: cac@beckerelementary.com
For more information – https://www.beckerelementary.com/cac

Thurs. Feb. 6, 3pm – 5pm
Becker Green Garden After School Workdays

Fri. Feb. 7, 8 – 9am
Trust-Based Relationships 
New parent/guardian series by our counselor, Amy Bassett-Wells.
Everyone is welcome to attend this session, even if you did not attend the previous one.

Fri. Feb. 14
Student Holiday – Staff Development
This is an additional student holiday to the AISD calendar for the Travis Vertical team elementary schools.

Fri. Feb. 14
Creative Action Day Camp 
Open to all students from Becker, Dawson and Travis Heights students age 4-11; Students do not need to be enrolled in Creative Action after school to attend. Cost: $65/ day.  
Register online:https://creativeaction.org/programs/after-school-and-camps/daycamps

Fri. Feb. 14, 8 – 9am
Becker Green Classroom steering committee
Everyone welcomed. Come join in on planning, volunteering, and all things garden for our Becker students to thrive in the green classroom.

Mon. Feb. 17
Student Holiday/ Parent Teacher Conferences

Tues. Feb. 18, 7:45 – 8:45am
Principal Coffee
Please join Principal Borchers to learn more about Becker Elementary news and information. This is a great opportunity to get to know Ms. Borchers on a personal level and learn how we can work together this school year. The format is informal and relaxed and time is available for Q&A.

Thurs. Feb. 20, 5 – 6:30pm
Parent and Teacher Association Meeting (all welcome) 
Child care and food provided
Program: Talking with your child about race. And 2nd and 3rd grade students perform a song.

5th Grade Fundraising – Valentine grams
Order forms will go out next Thursday to order Valentine grams. There will also be volunteers before and after school on Friday 1/31 and Friday 2/7 so parents can order them then if they missed it. The Valentine grams will be delivered on Thursday February 13th, so no Fun Friday on 2/7. 

ATX Ballers is new after school basketball program that will be available to our Becker Bobcats starting Feb 18th.  For more details and to sign up visit https://www.atxballers.com/register/beckerspring2020.