Mon. Mar 2 – Fri. Mar. 6, library (open until 7pm Thurs.)
“Buy one Get One FREE” Book Fair
7am – 4pm (until 7pm Thurs. March 5)
Please sign up if you are available to help with the fair: Https://signup.com/go/eYLiFeK

Mon. Mar 2, 5pm – 6:30pm
Green Classroom Activity Planning Meeting
Everyone welcomed. Come join the garden chat with your ideas for activities in the Green Classroom.

Tues. March 3, 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Principal Coffee
Please join us in learning strategies and sharing ideas for interrupting biased and racist language using resources from Speak Up developed by Teaching Tolerance. Becky Murillo, LMHP will also lead us in Somatic strategies to support holistic healing and connections to our body when discussing emotionally charged topics. 

Tues. March 3, 3:30pm – 5 pm
Campus Advisory Council (CAC)
For more information: https://www.beckerelementary.com/cac

Wed. March 4, 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Kindergarten Parent Coffee
Learn about the interactive theatre program all Kindergartners are receiving right now called “Welcome Armadillo, Somos Comunidad” and how to support your child in the social and emotional learning in the program.

Thur. March 5, 5 pm
Parent Teacher Association Meeting (PTA) (all welcome!)
Pizza provided.

Thur. March 5, 5:30pm – 7pm
Becker Talent Show and Art Exhibition
5th grade will be offering pizza / snacks / drinks for sale in the cafeteria during the Talent Show.

Fri. March. 6, 8 – 9 am, cafeteria 
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.

Sat. March. 7, 1pm – 4pm
Becker Beautification Day 

Thur. March 12, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Family Learning Night
We are excited to host our very first “Our World, Our School” celebration and potluck dinner on Thursday, March 12th from 6:00 – 7:00pm. We would like to invite your family to participate by bringing a dish to share, hosting an activity booth or with a performance. 
Please go to https://forms.gle/2wELmRHwDFH5URc56 to complete our family culture questionnaire or contact Skye Howell at jessica.howell@austinisd.org or by phone at 512 552-1876.

Fri. March 13,  9:30am – 2:30pm
Field Day – A great event for promoting physical activity & sportsmanship! 
3rd, 4th & 5th is from 9:15-11:15 am. 
K, 1st, & 2nd from 12:30-2:30 pm. 
Snacks, drinks and Kona Ice for sale 
$1 – $5 /each  
Families and friends are welcome! 
To volunteer please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f4aa8a822a3fa7-field1
Field Date Committee: fieldday@beckerelementary.com

Fri. March 13, 8am – 9am
Becker Green Classroom steering committee
Everyone is welcome. Come join in on planning, volunteering, and all things garden for our Becker students to thrive in the green classroom.

March 16 – 20
Spring Break
No classes this week. School is closed

Tues. March 24
Class Photo Day

Fri. March 27, 6pm – 8:30pm
Pachanga – 9th annual Becker Elementary Dance Party
Bring your family & friends for Becker’s ultimate Mardi Gras dance party with food trucks, desserts, dancing, & games.
Live DJ, dance-a-thon finale, and more!
Details will be sent out soon to register for Dance-a-thon!
Food & Activity to be added soon!
Don’t miss the grade level dance-off during Pachanga!!

Sat. March 28
AAPER Cross Country Run 
The AAPER Youth Cross Run is a race for students of all ages! 
Sign up now and start a love for running early. 
Sign up here: www.aaperxc.com 

Running Team 
We will be competing in the Elementary School Challenge to be the largest & fastest elementary school team! Our team can be comprised of staff & students. We will be starting a Becker Running Team for 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders to train for the distance. Fastest team can win up to $600 for their school. Teams of more than 35 will have a tent provided for them at the finish line! Register below to join our team, don’t forget to choose “Becker Bobcats” as your team! The Elementary School Challenge restricts the challenge to staff & students, but I highly encourage parents to create your own group! Running is not required! We can run, jog, walk, crawl our way to the finish line!
Register here for the Bobcat team here.
Register for the Cap10k here.