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Important Dates / Fechas Importantes
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May 23rd: Science Night 6-7:30 pm
May 24th: Fun Run
May 27th: School Holiday
Klein ISD Awards Banquet
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Congratulations to Ms. Vargas, Ms. Aplanalp, Ms. Cangemi, Mr. Cramer, and Ms. Mann who were honored at the Klein ISD Awards Banquet for always making a difference in the lives of our students.
Name That Book!
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A round of applause to our Name That Book! team sponsored by Ms. Waldron. They placed 4th in the district competition.
Fine Arts Night
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More than 400 hundred parents enjoyed an extraordinary Fine Arts Night. We would like to thank Mr. Gist for the great string performances, Ms. Clark and Mr. G. for the great recorder, drums and singing performances, Ms. Hunt for the amazing art work all around the school, Ms. Poe for our historical wax museum performers, Ms. Lynch for the great GT showcase in the computer lab, Ms. Palma, Ms. Stapp, Mr. Powell, Ms. Nguyen, Ms. Jones, Mrs. Vargas, Mrs. Sanchez, and Mrs. Sisk for helping make the night such a success. Please Click Here to view more pictures.
Klein ISD 22nd Annual String Fling
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Congratulations to our 5th grade students who performed in one of the biggest events in Klein ISD elementary schools. These strings performers filled the night with rich melodies, timeless and refined music pieces.

Felicitaciones a nuestros estudiantes de 5 º grado quienes participaron en uno de los eventos más importantes de las escuelas elementales del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Klein. Estos artistas llenaron la noche con melodías, atemporales y elegantes.
Field Day 2013!
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The Epps Island community had a blast of fun at Field Day. With over thirty games to play, students, parents, and teachers got plenty of exercise. The PTO participated by offering water and snacks. We would like to express our gratitude to Ms. Hannath, Ms. Lind, Ms. Kleinert, and Ms. Tucker for organizing this amazing event! Please Click Here to view more pictures.

La comunidad de Epps Island disfrutaron al máximo el día de campo. Nuestros estudiantes, padres, y maestros contaron con más de treinta juegos, los cuales sirvieron de ejercicio. La asociación de padres y maestros (PTO) ofrecieron agua y merienda a los estudiantes. Además, le quisiéramos extender nuestro agradecimiento a Ms. Hannath, Ms. Lind, Ms. Kleinert, y a Ms. Tucker por organizar este evento tan maravilloso. Por favor Oprima Aquí para ver más fotos.
Health and Fitness Community Day
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Last Saturday, the Epps Island community celebrated health and fitness day. Several vendors provided free services and entertainment. Wal-Mart quenched our thirst with free water and provided free vision screening. State Farm and AmeriGroup provided free items and insurance information. The Texas Women University provided free health screening, including measuring weight, height, and blood pressure. Also, children had fun through interactive games learning about good nutrition and healthy living. Next, WIC offered support to pregnant or recent mothers with directions about the program's application. SmileBarn brought a delightful smile to all participants by teaching about good dental hygiene and examining participants pearly whites.

Additionally, Chick-Fil-A filled our tummies with delicious sandwiches while we laughed with their cow, games, and coupons. The Warrior Dash team of Ms. Rangel, Ms. V. Palma, Ms. Bowlen, Ms. Ro and Ms. Tucker displayed the pictures from their 5K mud race that they competed in during Spring Break this year showing the students and families how much fun exercise can be.

Besides, the Hernandez' Zumba classes blasted the hard top with energetic music and dances. Tiger school mascot participated in Zumba and volleyball as well as promoting that Epps Island spirit! Volleyball, rock climbing, and tug of war were all going on simultaneously to help entertain and exercise participants. Furthermore, Wizard Bounce brought the double sided obstacle course so kids (and staff) could race each other from beginning to end.

Finally, children, parents and family members both young and old participated in the 1.8 mile fun run/walk. For their participation they received a raffle ticket for many different prizes. T-shirts were sold to commemorate the day for only $2. Health and Fitness community day was simply energizing!
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American Association of University Women: Educational Fellowship Fund Grant
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Epps Island is immensely honored to have Ms. Buron as the recipient of an educational grant through AAUW. She wrote and won this grant, which will be used to support the bookstore that has been on campus for more than 20 years. It is operated exclusively by students, with a teacher who oversees the book ordering. The purpose of the bookstore is to provide low-cost, new books to students. Over the years, the Student Bookstore has become the main resource for students and families to purchase books on this Title I campus. With the help of the AAUW, the store was able to restock their shelves with new books during the year and stay in business.
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Epps Island Elementary Mission Statement / Declaración de la Misión de Epps Island
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"Epps Island is committed to the belief that every student can achieve academic excellence regardless of ethnicity or socioeconomic background and that each student will develop intellectually, physically, and socially to become a productive and responsible member of the community.”
“La escuela de Epps Island se compromete a creer que cada uno de sus estudiantes puede alcanzar excelencia académica sin importar la raza o la clase económica y que cada estudiante será instruido intelectualmente, físicamente, y emocionalmente con el objetivo de que sean miembros responsables y productivos de la comunidad.”
NCLB Report Card / Las Calificaciones del NCLB
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Click Here to view the No Child Left Behing Report Card for our school.

Oprima Aqui para accesar las calificaciones de la escuela de acuerdo al NCLB.
Home and School Connection / Vinculo entre la Casa y la Escuela.
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Click Here to view the Home and School Connection magazine. Oprima para leer la revista de Vinculo entre la Casa y la Escuela.
This is a Klein ISD magazine that will give you ideas of how to work together with the school to help your child reach academic success.
Esta es una revista del distrito de Klein, el cual, le dará ideas de como puede trabajar con la escuela para ayudarle a su niño/a alcanzar el éxito académico.
Epps Island Wishes Klein ISD a Happy Anniversary!
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Click Here to delight your view with our Epps Island's Klein ISD 75th Anniversary Video.
Bring Dad to School Day!
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Epps Island dads had the opportunity to spend an entire day with their child. The day was filled with dads reading with their children, solving math problems, and learning together.
2013 Friend of Freedom Award
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Epps Island would like to congratulate Ms. Jimenez on being selected as one of the 2013 Friend of Freedom Award winners! She was chosen because of her commitment to Epps Island as a volunteer. We are grateful for your commitment to our students and the community.

La escuela de Epps Island felicita a la Sra. Jiménez por haber sido seleccionada como una de las ganadoras para el premio de Libertad. Ella fue elegida debido a su compromiso como voluntaria de nuestra escuela. Nosotros estamos muy agradecidos por su entrega abnegada con nuestros estudiantes y la comunidad.
Adult ESL Classes / Clases de Ingles para Adultos
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Epps Island supports adult learning and diversity by providing English classes to the parents of its community.
La escuela de Epps Island apoya la educación de adultos y la diversidad ofreciendo clases de inglés a los padres de la comunidad.
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The Board of Trustees Recognizes Mr. Cramer
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Mr. Cramer was recognized by the Board of Trustees with the Ambassador Award as a token of appreciation for his amazing dedication for our students. Mr. Cramer has been doing an amazing job touching the hearts of our Epps Island students through baseball. Please Click Here to view more pictures.
Thank you Mr. Cramer for representing Epps Island Elementary and showing everyone that WE ARE EPPS ACHIEVE, RESPECT, EMPOWER!
Title 1 Parent-School Compact
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Please visit the Parent Involvement link to read about our Title 1 Parent-School Compact.

Por favor visite la pagina Parent Involvement para leer acerca del Convenio entre Padres y Escuela para el Aprendizaje.
Drug-Free and Bully Prevention Survey
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Parents, please Click here to fill out the Safe and Drug-Free School survey


Students, please Click here to fill out the Safe, Drug-Free, and Bully Prevention School Survey

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