February 13, 2017
Issue #25
Frostwood Special Dates

2/13     Book Swap Donations, 7:40-7:55 am (volunteer)
2/13     SBISD Board of Trustees Workshop Mtg, 5:30 pm (more info)
2/14     Book Swap Donations, 7:40-7:55 am 

2/14     Valentine's Day Parties
2/14     Kinder Pet Supply Drive Ends
2/15     Math Olympiad, 7 am

2/15     Book Swap Donations, 7:40-7:55 am (volunteer)
2/17     MMS Math Info Mtg for 5th grade parents, 8:15 am
2/17     Last Day to register for 2/25 Parents Night Out (more info)
2/17     Early Dismissal, 12 pm

2/20     SBISD Sporting Clay Tournament (more info)
2/20     HOLIDAY- no school
2/22     Math Olympiad
2/22     Book Swap

2/24     Box Tops Deadline (box tops form)
2/25     Auction (more info)

2/27     SBISD  Board of Trustees Meeting, 7 pm (more info)
2/27     Texas Rally Day (more info)
3/1       CIT Meeting, 7 am
3/1       5th Grade Field Trip- Georgetown, TX Caverns
3/3       Walk, Bike, Scoot to School Day
3/3       Project Study Requests Due (
request form)
3/7       Provine Individual School Pictures
3/9       SBISD Parent U, 5-6:30 pm  (more info)
3/10     Book Character Dress Up Day (more info)
3/10     End of 3rd Nine Weeks
3/13-17       Spring Break Holiday
3/21     Hop To It Reading Logs Due
3/28     STAAR/Staff Appreciation Lunch
STAAR/Staff Appreciation Lunch
3/30     STAAR Make-up Day
3/30     PTA Executive Board Meeting, 9 am

For more detailed information and an extended calendar, please visit the Frostwood PTA Calendar on the PTA website  

For questions regarding the Spring Branch ISD Calendar, please visit the calendar links on the SBISD Website


We are thrilled to announce the ROCK-N-ROLL RAFFLE!

Buy your Raffle Tickets TODAY to win this package valued at over $2,000

$40/1 Ticket or Buy 3 Tickets and GET ONE FREE!


Shine Bright Like a Diamond in this stylish 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Bar Necklace. Stunning yet simple! Adorning the delicate horizontal bar are .25ct. of sparkling diamonds. It can be worn at two versatile lengths 16” or 18”. Designed & Donated by Thomas Markel Jewelers.

Dream Drive: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to drive some of the most desirable supercars on the planet. Get behind the wheel of several écurie25 supercars and blast around the streets of Houston. When else will you be able to say you got to drive multiple supercars in one spectacular day? The winner will receive a personalized lanyard and a framed photograph to commemorate the experience.


THANK YOU to our wonderful CORPORATE SPONSORS for providing funding and in-kind donations to support the Frostwood Rocks Gala & Auction.

Quality Electric Steel Castings

Advantage BMW Midtown
David Taylor Cadillac
Munday Chevrolet
Sterling McCall Acura
Sterling McCall Buick GMC
Sterling McCall Ford
Sterling McCall Hyundai
Sterling McCall Lexus
Sterling McCall Nissan
Sterling McCall Toyota

Magness Orthodontics

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
Dignity Memorial© Provider Earthman Funeral Directors at Hunters Creek
Texas Fine Home Services

Joann Lammons, Realtor Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

The Nichols Family
UBS, The Mike Green Team

Parker Read Dental

Greenwood King Properties
Longpoint Roofing
Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty
Parker Read Dental
Sacred Heart Emergency Center

Gurrola Reprographics
Gymnastics Plus
Initials Gifts & Monogramming
Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers
Memorial Dance
Nori Sushi
Parker Read Dental
Town and Country Orthodontics
Tribble Theatre School



Stars Gymnastics is having a Parents Night out
exclusively for Frostwood children on
Saturday, February 25
th from 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

The cost is $10/hour + $5 for Pizza, Drink and Treat,
paid directly to Stars Gymnastics
Please call (713) 464-1996 to reserve space for your child.

At least 25 children must sign up in order for
Star’s to host the Parents Night Out,
and all reservations must be made by
Friday, February 17th

Please click on the image below for a full size flyer.  
***Please note: this is not a Frostwood or
Frostwood PTA sponsored event or fundraiser




TIGER ALUMNI - CALLING ALL FROSTWOOD ALUMS!  It is really amazing to have so many “kids” return to their old stomping ground to raise their own kids! The Frostwood PTA is gathering photos and videos from Frostwood alumni for a special project.

If you can get your hands on some of your old Frostwood photos, we would love to borrow them. Please send them to, or contact, Stephanie Green at


KINDERGARTEN PET DRIVE - The kindergartners are combining the 100th day, Valentine’s Day, their love of Pets, and their kind hearts to help Citizens for Animal Protection, a Houston area private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides shelteradoptionfoster carerescue and other valuable services.  The children are helping CAP by donating 100 items to this great organization.  

Here are some of the items they need:
  • Paper towels (white, no patterns)
  • Copy paper
  • Stamps
  • Purine Puppy Chow
  • Purina One canned kitten food
  • Purina One canned puppy food
  • Purina One dry cat or dog food
  • Newspaper - no inserts or shiny pages please.
  • Kong Dog Toys - needed to keep the dogs active & entertained while they await their new forever homes.
  • Bath Towels (used are great)
  • Plastic grocery bags (no holes, no receipts)
  • Cat toys
  • Bathroom tissue
  • Garbage bags (45 gal/heavy duty)
  • Ultra Clorox Bleach
  • Dish detergent
We will begin collecting items on the Wednesday, February 1st, and we will wrap up the pet drive on Tuesday, February 14th.  

Please contact Tracy Muras with any questions.  



BOOK SWAP - Book Swap Collections start this week! Do you have gently used paperback books or chapter books that your kids have already read? Gather them up and send them to the Frostwood Book Swap! Send grade level books (for example- 1st graders bring 1st grade reading level books, etc.) to school with your kids and they get to swap them out for "new" books. Books collections will be February 13, 14, and 15 from 7:40-7:55 am in the cafeteria and gym. 

Prizes will be awarded to the student who brings the MOST CHAPTER books and to the class that collects the MOST books. The actual book swap will take place during school on February 22nd.

Parents- we still NEED volunteers to help collect books this week, please click on the following link:


Katherine Gring and Libby KafkaBook Swap Chairs



MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH -   Lance Stallworth, SBISD Executive Director of Student Services, will be at FWE on Friday, Feb. 17th at 8:15 am to discuss changes in math course sequencing options due to redesigned State Math TEKS.  His presentation is open to all 5th grade parents for he will discuss all options for middle school math, including options for GT math.  Lance will also address the special April testing for math placement and/or math acceleration.  The application for this special April testing will be available after the meeting. 
Memorial Middle School  
12550 Vindon Drive  
(713) 251-3900


SBEF SPORTING CLAYS - The Spring Branch Education Foundation will host the annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Monday, February 20th, at the Greater Houston Gun Club.  Please click on the attached flyer for more information and registration details.  


BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION - Thank you to all of the families participating in the Box Tops Submission Program!  It is an easy way to earn money for Frostwood!  We have 2 submissions per year. For the recent November submission we earned $228.90!  The next deadline will be Friday, February 24th!  

- Purchase items with "Box Tops"
- Go to the Frostwood PTA website and look under the "Support FWE" tab.  
- Choose the Box Tops Forms option and print
- Adhere your Box Tops to this form.  
- Please be sure not to tear or cut off corners with important information!
- Box tops do have expiration dates, so please do not submit any box tops that have expired. 

Let's beat the last submission and raise more money for Frostwood!  

Click on the image below for a full-size, printable box tops form.  

Contact Alicia Ross with any questions!  
832-594-9624 or




SBISD INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS - Spring Branch ISD is seeking public input into the recommendation for the adoption of instructional materials under Proclamation 2017.  The public is invited to view the available materials at The Guthrie Center each school day during the following dates/times:

Monday, February 13 – Friday, February 24
9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

The major subject areas in Proclamation 2017 are Languages Other Than English and Career and Technology Education.  Adoption Subjects include the following:
American Sign Language
Career Development
Health Services
Hospitality and Tourism
Audio Visual
Education and Training
Human Services
Information Technology
Law and Public Service

Community input will be shared with the Board of Trustees as they approve the recommendations from the teacher committees.  If you have questions, please contact the Textbook Office at 713-251-1100.


RALLY DAY - The 85th Legislative Session is here and Texas PTA is encouraging all members to attend Rally Day at the Capitol on Monday, February 27th.   Be an advocate and lend your voice to Texas children!  

Legislative priorities, information, and a tentative Rally Day schedule can be found on the Texas PTA website.

If you have any questions, please contact us.  See you in Austin!


LIBRARY NEWSBook Character Dress Up Day – Friday, March 10th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  I will send home the flyers and discuss in library time in February and March.


Hop To It Reading Logs will be going home the week of March 6th for Kindergarten through 2nd grade.  The students need to read at least 10 books between March 10th and March 19th.  Reading Logs will be due to the library no later than Tuesday, March 21st.  There will be a “Hop To It” Party for all readers who read 10 books over this period (date and time TBD).
Heather Bothe, Frostwood Librarian



FROSTWOOD PUBLICITY -  Love to see your child’s picture in Tiger Tales, Absolutely!Memorial, and the Memorial Buzz?  Let us celebrate your child’s news!  It can be a recent trip, a sports achievement or recent game, a fun family activity, a school event, a music/art/dance competition, concert, or recital…anything you want to share!  

Please send high-resolution photos.  Pictures can be from your phone, but send or submit the highest resolution or full file size.  As long as you provide the names of the people in the picture and a high-resolution photo, we will send your photo to the media decides what they have space to run! 

Email or submit online at  Then, check the future issues of Tiger Tales and local magazines to see your child’s smiling face!




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Homework Blog:
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BOOTCAMP - Please click on the image below for a full size flyer and more information about the Memorial Area Women's Bootcamp.  This is a free bootcamp at MMS.  

MHS FRESHMAN GARAGE SALE - Please click on the images below for full size flyers and information about the upcoming MHS Freshman Garage Sale.  Donations are needed for this annual event.  

CAMP OF CHAMPS - Please click on the image below for a full size flyer and more information about the Camp of Champs sports camps for summer 2017.  Camp of Champs is held at Memorial Middle School for boys and girls in grades 1-8.  

Tiger Tales is the weekly publication of the Frostwood PTA. Submissions for the next Tiger Tales are due every Friday afternoon before the next Monday issue. Articles submitted must be as concise as possible.  We reserve the right to shorten submissions as we deem appropriate.  Remember to utilize the Frostwood PTA website as much as possible to post extensive news articles or sign-up sheets.  Please submit Tiger Tales articles to Heather Springer.
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