•  Upcoming Events 

    Toys for Tots - October 1st - December 1st

    Coats for Kids Begins - November 6th 

    Thanksgiving Break - November 20th - November 24th

    PTA General Meeting - November 28th @ 8:00 am

    Leaders & Lattes - Habits 5, 6 & 7 - November 28th @ 9:00 am

    Date Night - Habits 5, 6 & 7 - November 28th @ 5:45 pm

    Fall Picture Day Retakes - November 29th

    • We are beyond grateful and thankful for our Cypress Springs family!  CSE is the best place to be!  We wish each and every one of you a relaxing and refreshing week with family and friends!

      1. Mark your calendars for Thanksgiving Break, November 20-24.  We hope your week is refreshing and full of thanks!

      2.  Book Fair thank you!

      3. The last day to drop off new or gently used coats for our Coats for Kids drive is tomorrow, November 17th! Please help us reach our school-wide goal of collecting 115 coats to help children in the Central Texas area during this cold season. You can drop off your coats in the foyer. Look for the box labeled "Coats for Kids" Here is the link to our flyer. Thank you for your help! 

      4. Please check lost and found!  The remaining items will be donated.

      5. Fall Picture Retakes are on Wednesday, November 29th.  Please complete this sign-up form if your student(s) will do a retake – or if they were not here on our original picture day (October 5th).  The sign-up form must be completed by Friday, November 17th. Order Fall Picture Retakes online at mylifetouch.com using Picture Day ID: EVT9NP2G7 (note: this ID expires on picture day.  After picture day, you will need to wait for student proof to order pictures).

      6. On Thursday, November 30th at 9:30 am, CSES will host our annual lockdown drill in conjunction with Hays County first responders. Please expect many emergency vehicles on site for the drill. Here is our Standard Response Protocol information for families.

      7. STAAR Paper by Request Deadline- Click here for information.

      8. Did you know that we have a garden in our library?!! Click here for more information about our Hydroponic Garden! Many students have shared with us about their home gardens! We would love to see them! Send in a picture of your garden (or email to: melinda.laird@dsisdtx.us). We will display our CSE family garden pictures in the library!

      9. Check out the CSE Birthday Book Club!

      PTA NEWS:

      • November Printable Calendar

      • Yearbook Info:

        • 2023-2024 5th Grade Yearbook Cover Contest
          Roll up your sleeves, roll out your art tools, and sharpen your creative saws! This year, PTA would love to feature a 5th Grader's artwork for the cover of the '23-'24 CSE Yearbook. The top runners-up artwork will appear on the back cover of the yearbook. All artwork may be used as featured art inside the yearbook. The winner will receive a Free Yearbook!

        • Yearbooks are on sale now!! 

        • Ads for 5th-grade students can be purchased when you order a yearbook or without ordering (if a family member or friend wants to send some kind words!)
          Options for ads:
          - Business Card Color $20 (text and a photo)
          - Shoutout Color $10 (text only)
          *Once an ad is purchased, you'll receive a link where you can build your ad and submit it for approval.
          - 5th Grade ads must be purchased by: 1/19
          - Ads must be submitted for approval by: 3/18

      • Is the next Spelling Bee champion at our school?! We are gearing up for the Spelling Bee this 

      dents and parents plenty of time to practice. If you are interested in signing up, please do so here. You can also download the Word Club app for your kiddos to practice on a phone or tablet.