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Winter Break

Students will return to school on Tuesday 01/8/2019
Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Break!

CANVAS for Parents
Please remember that Canvas is now available for all elementary students. All guardians in Skyward that have access to the Skyward Family Access Center automatically has a Canvas account. Your email address listed in Skyward will be your username for Canvas. That account is automatically linked to all of your children in LCISD! For instructions on how you can login to your account, including setting up your password for the first time, please visit

Front Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

School Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 2:40 p.m. 

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Has your child memorize their login credentials? They will use this information to access district computers, online textbooks, and many other services including ClassLink, ( the district’s web portal for online instructional resources for students. If your child did not receive one, please contact their teacher ASAP.

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Happy Super Bowl Sunday, Wildcats!

We hope you all are having an enjoyable weekend. Congratulations to all Wildcats who participated in Science Olympiad. You represented Velasquez well!

A big thank you to all who came out for “Soaring into the Stars!” Our Wildcats had an amazing night of math, science, and tech activities. A roaring round of applause to Ms. Cooper and her team for planning and hosting such a grand event.

Monday, February 4th, kicks off the first full week of Black History Month and School Counselor’s Week. Please take this week to show love and appreciation to Mrs. Yockey, our amazing counselor.

Thursday, February 7th, is the 100th Day of School!

Friday, February 8th, the Velasquez PTO will be accepting orders for a tasty fund raiser “Tamales to Go?” (see attached flyer)


  • The crossing guard, Mrs. Jones, is not on duty until 7:00am to safely get our Wildcats across the street. If your child needs to cross before 7:00am, please walk with them to ensure they cross safely. 
  • The front doors open at 7:00am daily. 
  • Breakfast is served until 7:25am. Class begins at 7:30am. Tardy slips are issued after the bell rings.
  • FOR WALKERS ONLY:  If your child is a WALKER at dismissal, please complete a Rainy-Day Dismissal Plan and return it to your child’s teacher. Also, join the Remind group for WALKERs (text the message @fkkk3 to 81010) to receive messages regarding changes in dismissal due to inclement weather.

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming events:

  • 2/11   Middle School Presentation for 5th graders
  • 2/14   Valentine’s Day
  • 2/15   Jump Rope for Heart and Early Release (flyer attached)
  • 2/18   Student Holiday/Staff Development
  • 2/19   Random Act of Kindness Day
  • 2/20   4th Field trip to Austin
  • 2/21   Progress Reports go home
  • 2/22   Read to Succeed log due & Go Texan Day   

Those are all the announcements for the week. Have a good evening and enjoy the big game. We’ll see you in the morning.




Save the Date: Kendra Scott Fundraiser:  Get ready to go shopping to support VES!  Our Kendra Scott Fundraiser is scheduled for 3/3.  More details to come!

Looking for Sponsors:  We are always looking for businesses to partner with us to support VES!  There are many ways to support our school:  Donations for events, matching fund donations, contributions for special projects, host Spirit events, etc.  Let us know if your are interested in helping!

PTO Board Nominations/Bios:  Bios are due 2/15 for April Board elections.  

2/6 Papa John's Spirit Day: Take a break from cooking and order pizza to support VES!

Birthdays on Marquee: Interested in wishing your child a Happy Bday on the school marquee?  Here is the link to the form.

Box Tops Competition:  We're collecting Box Tops again this semester!  Start clipping now!  One class from each grade with the most Box Tops will win a Pop Corn Party.  Turn your Box Tops in by 2/22!

Rain Brigade:  They still need you!  Help keep the rainy morning carpool line moving.  Sign up by texting @velasquezr to 81010

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