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From the Principal

Upcoming Events

By January 7, 2018 No Comments

Dear Zilker Families:

I hope you all have had a nice weekend and are ready for a full week back at school.  We have a lot going on right now, so I wanted to share a few important dates for you to keep in mind.

Benchmark Testing:

Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes will be taking district benchmark tests this month. Benchmark tests are provided by the district and allow us an opportunity to see how our students are progressing academically.
District benchmark tests also provide our teachers with data that are used to guide instruction and specifically, to assist in determining which students are in need of additional interventions. Parents will receive benchmark data prior to the end of the semester. The benchmark testing dates are as follows:

January 10

5th Reading

January 11

5th Math

January 16

5th Science

January 23

3rd and 4th Reading

January 24

3rd and 4th Math


Science Fair and STEAM Night

Who: All student and families from Pre-K to 5th

What: Science, Math, Art, Technology, and Engineering Activities

When: Thursday, January 18th, 5:30

Where: Gym, Cafeteria, and Computer Lab

Why: In conjunction with the Science Fair, the Zilker Faculty would like to share the many great STEAM activities we are doing with our students! Please join us!

A Message From Fullmore Magnet Program:

Happy New Year from the Fulmore Magnet Program!

We are mailing to invite everyone to attend our Evening of Wonder Campus Showcase on Tuesday, January 9th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. We will have an opening session in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. and release for the Open House at about 5:50 p.m. Families coming in after that time will find volunteers at the entrance areas with programs to direct you to our classroom exhibits and performances.


Alicia Hill






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