Home Our Staff Grade Levels 4th Grade Mrs. Vela

Kate Schenck
Elementary School

101 Kate Schenck Ave.
San Antonio, Texas  78223

Phone: (210) 438-6865
Fax: (210) 333-0680


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Be at school everyday
Be your best
Be ready
Be successful

 

Afterschool Challenge

program starts Tuesday Sept. 2nd!

 

  
 

 

 Please remember to check

 and sign your child's maroon

communication folder EVERY

            night!

 

 Uniform questions?

 

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Be at school by 
7:50 for a free
breakfast served
in your classroom. 
Breakfast is
cleaned up at 
8:05am sharp
so our instructional
day can begin!

 

 
 
 

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                     Irene Vela ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

             Theme:  Be All You Can Be 

 

 

 

 Education:   I attended Edgewood Elementary, Lowell Middle School (SAISD), 

 and Burbank High School (SAISD). I have a Bachelor of Science in Education

 degree from Our Lady of the Lake University with a minor in psychology. I

 also have a bilingual endorsement from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

 Experience: I've taught 2nd grade, 5th grade, and this will be my 12th year

 teaching 4th grade.

 Hobbies:   I'm a big Spurs fan GO, SPURS, GO!! I also enjoy reading, movies, 

 music, and spending time with family & friends.

 

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 Upcoming Events 

 

August

25     First day of school

 

September

1     Holiday - Labor Day

 

 

 

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This year Mrs. Rodriguez, Mr. DeTovar & I will be team teaching.  We

will be teaching the following subjects:

 

Mrs. Vela - Reading/Writing

Mrs. Rodriguez - Math

Mr. DeTovar - Science/Social Studies

 

Our Schedule

7:55-8:05        Breakfast

8:05                Tardy Bell

8:05-10:00     1st Period - Ms. Vela's Homeroom

10:00-10:30   2nd Period - Mr. DeTovar's Homeroom

10:30-11:15   P.E./Conference

11:15-12:00   2nd Period continued

12:00-12:30   LUNCH

12:30-12:45   RECESS

12:45-1:25    2nd Period continued

1:25-3:20      3rd Period - Ms. Rodriguez Homeroom

3:20              Dismissal

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Scholastic Book Club:  Find the best books for your child and help us

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 Tardies

15 minutes were added to the school day this year.  Therefore, the tardy

bell rings at 8:05 and the end of school bell rings at 3:20.  I have several

students who are consistently tardy.  Please set your alarm a little earlier.

Thank you.

 

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Breakfast

Breakfast is from 7:55-8:10.  The tardy bell rings at 8:05 and instruction begins.

 

 

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Student of the Month

Sept.   Reanna S.

 

 

 

 

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Nine Week Grading Periods

 

1st Nine Weeks:   August 25, 2014- October 24, 2014

2nd Nine Weeks:  October 27, 2014- January 15, 2015

3rd Nine Weeks:   January 20, 2015 - March 27, 2015

4th Nine Weeks:   March 30, 2015 - June 4, 2015 

* Progress Reports will be sent home after the 3rd and 6th week of each grading

period.  Please review your child's progress report with them.  They can improve

their grades by redoing failing work (grades below a 70) as soon as it is returned to

them.  The only work that cannot be redone are spelling test and district/state

assessments.  E-mail or write me a note if you have any questions or concerns.  It is 

always my intention to work with you and your child to improve their grades,

 

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Homework

 

Please make note of our daily homework routines:

Reading: 

Spelling: Write words 2 times each & study for Friday test.

Math: Students have a Math Homework sheet with 6 STAAR formatted problems. Students must show their work.

Other Contents Areas: Students may be assigned homework in Reading, Writing, Social Studies, or Science.

Students may also have unfinished classwork to finish at home.

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School-Wide Discipline Plan          

 

School Rules:

1.  Be Responsible

2.  Be Respectful

3.  Be Safe

    Conduct Folder:

    A folder with a calendar will be sent home daily. Please review your child's calendar and intial it nightly. Directions on how our school -wide discipline plan works will be in your child's conduct folder.

     

    Contact information

     

    Please feel free to contact me by writing a note, calling the school, or e-mailing me.  

    Contact me by e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    Contact me by phone: 438-6865

     

     

     

    The following donations would be appreciated:

    1. index cards

    2. post-it notes

    3. reams of copy paper

    4. Extra school supplies:  spirals, composition books, pencils, crayons, pencil colors, glue sticks, loose leaf paper are most needed