September 8, 2022

Thank you for a fabulous week at CSES!  We have the best community around.  

  1. We have an annual fee for student field trips and other grade-level activities. The Grade Level Activity Fees are  $35.00 for PK-5th grade Please pay on the District Webstore on or before October 31.  *Camp Champions for 5th grade is a separate fee.

  2. The Tiger Stripes for Staff program is up and running for 2022-2023! This employee program is designed to recognize our amazing staff with weekly and monthly components. Here’s how the program works:  Staff, students, and parents can submit a positive note about a DSISD staff member through our Tiger Stripes for Staff webpage. Each submission earns a staff member a Tiger Stripe! 

  3. CSE Birthday Book Club!! A birthday is a special time in a child's life. This year, at Cypress Springs Elementary, we would like to give you the opportunity to honor your child on his/her birthday by donating a book to our CSE library! Please click here for more information!

  4. Join us for Parent Orientation on September 15, 2022.  This event is for parents to learn about the grade level and classroom expectations (PK and Kindergarten hosted their orientation on August 10). We hope to see you there!

1st and 2nd grade 5:00-5:45 PM

3rd and 4th grade 5:50- 6:35 PM

5th grade 6:40- 7:25 PM

  1. Registration for the new UIL season is now open for students in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades! Please click on this UIL Flyer to find information about the events offered and the practices and meets dates. Register for UIL Here from August 25-September 15. We're so excited to get the season started soon!

  2. Kids Invite Someone Special  (K.I.S.S.) Day at CSE is on September 23rd! We invite someone special to attend ART, MUSIC, and PE during your child’s Essential Area time.  Please bring your ID to be scanned in and plan accordingly for wait times to check-in.  You may RSVP here but will have to show your ID and may have to scan your ID if you have not scanned it this year. Thank you!

Essential Area Time

PK  9:40-10:10

K     8:50-9:35


2     1:15-2:00

3     2:05-2:50

4   12:25-1:10

5     7:55-8:40

  1. Save the date!  Fall School Pictures are scheduled for October 6! Click here to order our 2022-2023 yearbook and school pictures!

  2. Gifted and Talented Information Night is Coming Soon! Click here for details.

  3. Click here for Fall Community Education class opportunities and here for Hill Country Karate

  4. Please send attendance notifications to to report your child’s absence.  Please take a moment to review the following information regarding the importance of school attendance.  Attendance impacts student achievement. 

  5. CSE PTA Updates - September 8, 2022

Teacher Favorites Lists are now available on the PTA website! Great for planning for birthdays, holidays, or anytime treats for our teachers and staff.

Join CSE PTA! Joining PTA supports our students, teachers, and families - with no commitment to volunteer. OR you can join multiple school PTAs through Tiger Tracks (following feeder patterns for elementary, middle, and high school) or Tiger's Roar (all 8 schools - great for businesses and community partners) through the DSISD Council PTA Membership Store 

PTA Reflections kicks off on Monday, September 12 - students are encouraged to tap into their creativity in the categories of: visual arts, photography, literature, music composition, film production, and dance choreography. Local school entries can advance to district, state, and national levels of recognition. For more information, go to

Tiger Dads Kickoff - Sunday, September 18, 2 pm in the Cafeteria. This program invites adult male role models to volunteer at CSES for an entire school day. Volunteers help with their child's classrooms, as well as perform other duties around the campus. Signups will be posted in September, and the program will begin in October. Any Tiger Dads who want to help out at school prior to October are invited to help with morning drop-off or afternoon pick-up on any day.

RSVP for our September General Membership Meeting - Tuesday, September 20, 8 am in the Cafeteria.

Room Parent Training will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 9 am in the Cafeteria (immediately following our first PTA General Meeting).

Save the Date for our first Art Appreciation, scheduled for the week of September 26. During Art Appreciation, PTA volunteers bring a 30-minute art lesson and project to every classroom. More details will be shared soon.

More info about CSE PTA at - and follow us on social media to stay up to date on the latest: Facebook Instagram and Twitter (@TXCSEPTA)

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