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Reflections

It's time for our Naumann Reflections Art Program.

 
Reflections is a national PTA arts program that encourages students in grades K -12 to express themselves creatively and tell their story through six categories:
 
  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature
  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
Entries due to the front office by: October 27, 2017 
Digital submissions should be submitted to naumannreflections@gmail.com
 
Please read through the Eligibility Requirements and the Official Rules before creating and submitting your work. Any pieces not conforming to these participation guidelines will not be eligible for advancement to the Council level of judging.
 
You MUST submit an entry form to participate.
 
Please email any questions to naumannreflections@gmail.com
 
Student Entry Form
Student Entry Form (Spanish) 
 
Program Rules
Program Rules (Spanish) 
 
 


PTA Meeting - September 28th @ 6 PM - Cafeteria

 

Please join us for our first general PTA Meeting of the Year! We are "having a ball" at Naumann PTA and would love for you to join us.

Why come to a PTA Meeting?

  • Connect with other parents
  • Meet the Naumann PTA board
  • Be the first to hear upcoming events and important news at Naumann 
  • Have a voice in the activities and programs the PTA supports at Naumann 
  • Learn how the teachers and students benefit from the work of the PTA at Naumann
  • Discover fun and EASY ways to donate your time or skills to benefit a classroom or the entire school

You can join PTA online here and email naumannelementarypta@gmail.com for questions.

Thank you to everyone who has joined PTA this year! Your support is appreciated.

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NaumannPTA.


Knights Festival

 

Knights Festival


The Knights Festival is Naumann Elementary's annual fall festival and a student favorite. In the 2016-2017 school year we changed the name to the Knights Festival (formally known as Fall Fest) and we are excited about playing up the KNIGHTS theme again this year. We have BIG plans to incorporate the theme throughout the festival.


Festival Details

  • Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
  • Time: 4pm - 7pm
  • Location: Bus Lanes Parking Lot (right side of school on Little Elm)

Cost:

  • Pre-sale Wristbands - $5 (will be sold week of October 30 - November 3)
  • Day-of-Event Wristbands - $8

A wristband includes:

  • All Games/Activities
  • 1 Popcorn
  • 1 Candy
  • Food Tickets - .50 each

Food Vendors:

  • Mighty Fine Hamburgers Food Truck
    • The menu includes:
    • Hamburger/Cheeseburger plus fixins - $5
    • French Fries - $2.50
    • Grilled Cheese – TBD
    • Payment Options: Cash and Credit
  • Sneaux’d Louisana Snowcones
    • Will offer exclusive Knights Festival only flavors along with their regular menu.
    • Payment Options: Cash
  • Food & Drink Tickets
    • Tickets are only needed to purchase:
    • Bottled Water (1 ticket)
    • Soft Drinks (1 ticket)
    • Juice (1 ticket)
    • Cotton Candy (2 tickets)
    • Popcorn (1 ticket)
    • Tickets are equal to .50 each.
    • Tickets will be on sale during ‘Wristband Pre-sales’ October 30 – November 3 and also at the Knights Festival.

Knights Festival Planning Committee:

The Knights Festival Planning Committee will meet 3 times before the event:

  • Thursday, September 14 at 12pm – 12:45pm (lunch provided)
  • Thursday, October 12 at 12pm – 1pm (lunch provided)
  • Saturday, October 28 at 9am – 11am (breakfast provided; working session)


Contact Info:
Lynn Mickan
Knights Festival Chair
Email: lynn_mickan@hotmail.com
Cell: 512-659-1955

Kim Grantham
2nd VP Naumann PTA
Email: kgrantham13@gmail.com

Thank you for your support!


Math Pentathalon

 


If you participated last year, you are automatically enrolled to participate this year.

If you DO NOT want to participate this year, please notify Kristi Lerche by email klerche@hotmail.com ASAP so we can open spots in your division.

Currently enrollment in Division I is open, Division II only has a few spots open, and Division III is on a waiting list.

If you are new to the program and want to enroll, please fill out this form: New Participant Registration Form - Math P Naumann Elementary and come to the parent info session on September 27th.

Math Pentathlon is a math-based board game competition broken into three divisions with a tournament in April.
  • Division I: K and 1st grade
  • Division II: 2nd and 3rd grades (only a few spots left)
  • Division III: 4th and 5th grades (currently on a waiting list)

Participants must: Come to practice, have a good attitude, be willing to learn, display good sportsmanship and attend the tournament in April.

Parents of participants must: Attend the parent information meeting on September 27 at 6:30pm, be willing to learn one of the five games well enough to monitor the game at a tournament, attend some practices, attend the tournament as a volunteer in April, pick up their children by 4:00 pm on practice days, pay dues $20 due by end of October Register and pay for the tournament ($45) by end of December.

Pay $20 registration fee HERE
 

Important Dates:

  • Parent Information Session: 9/27/17 6:30-7:30pm
  • Cafeteria Practices (Second and Fourth Tuesdays after school until 4pm in the MPR (parent pick up side doors)): 10/10 & 10/24 11/14 &11/28 12/12 1/9 &1/23 2/13 & 2/27 3/27 4/24 (Division III only)
  • Tournament (Saturday; early morning through mid afternoon): Division I: 4/7/18 Division II: 4/21/18 Division III: 4/28/18

Coaches Needed:

  • We are still in need of an assistant coach in kinder/1st grade in order for there to be a division one group.
  • We also are in need of assistant coaches for division 2 and 3.
  • Coaches and assistant coaches will be at all practices and will be in charge of teaching the kids the games with the assistance of parent volunteers. It's okay if you don't have any idea how to play the games, the Math P leaders and teacher handbook will help you with that.

The official Math Pentathlon site to learn more about what Math P is: https://www.mathpentath.org/  

If you have any questions, please contact Callie Nelsen at callie_nelsen@yahoo.com or by phone or text at 512-784-0375.

 


Want to be a Naumann Volunteer? This is Where You Start!

Each year, new and returning volunteers need to be approved by the District. Now is the time to complete your renewal or new applications to be an LISD approved volunteer for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
To volunteer at any school/ PTA event or field trip or in the classroom/on campus, you must be an approved volunteer. Don't delay! Sign up today!
 
Click here to return or register as an LISD volunteer.
The Spanish language link is here.
 
Once you are approved, you will receive an email confirming this. If you have any questions about the approval process or rules and guidelines to follow as an LISD volunteer, please contact me (see link below). Also, please take a moment to review the LISD Volunteer Handbook.
 
Volunteers are important to the school and to students' experience at Naumann. See below for current volunteer opportunities. Please also check the Volunteer Tab during the year for future volunteer opportunities and upcoming events.
 
Thank you for helping make Naumann a great community! If you have questions or need assistance, please contact me.
 
Sue Williams
Naumann Volunteer Coordinator