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Predators and Prey on the Grounds at Cannan

5th graders at Cannan participated in Science activities outside a couple of days ago to demonstrate the role food, water, shelter and predators play in ecosystems. Students were bears collecting food and dealing with adaptations and injuries faced when attempting to survive. Making Science fun and engaging is a focus for Mrs. Rex and our 5th graders. Pics attached.
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Hot Shots Finals

Congratulations to Cannan's students that competed in the Hot Shots Finals. 1 boy and 1 girl from each grade level 1st through 5th competed at the district finals last week. Great job Coach Blake for preparing them for the challenge.
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English/Spanish Classes To Be Offered at Cannan Elementary

Classes for those who want to learn or improve their English and those who would like to learn Spanish will be offered at Cannan Elementary beginning Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The classes will be held from 6:00-8:00pm every Tuesday through April 15th. Classes are free of charge. Babysitting is not provided. For more information, call 936-856-1214.
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Bad Weather Make Up Days Feb 17th and April 7th

Willis, TX, Jan 31, 2014– Willis ISD will make up the two missed days of instruction due to the recent bad weather on Monday, February 17, 2014 and Monday, April 7, 2014. Both days were originally scheduled to be holidays for students and professional development for staff.

“Our students missed two days of classroom instruction and we feel it is essential to make up those days at times that will most positively impact student learning,” stated WISD Superintendent Tim Harkrider.
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Cheesy Broccoli Ranch Smashed Potatoes, Yum!

3rd graders at Cannan participated in a food preparation and tasting session with Texas Grow Eat Go produced by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with the University of Texas School of Public Health. Students prepared and taste tested Cheesy Broccoli Ranch Smashed Potatoes. This is in conjunction with growing their own garden here on campus. Take a look at the pics.
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Rodeo Art Round Up

Students from Kindergarten to 5th grade submitted art work to be judged at the district Rodeo Art Night. Cannan had 2 white ribbons, 14 red ribbons, 18 blue ribbons, 6 black ribbons (reviewed to move forward to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo) and 1 gold ribbon (advanced to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo). Great job students and Mrs. Christie! Check out the attached pictures…
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Hot Shots Finals at Cannan

Students across all grade levels participated in the Hot Shots on campus contest this week. 1 boy and 1 girl from each grade level will move on to the district Hot Shots competition at Hardy Elementary on Thursday, 1/23 at 5:00. Congratulations to our finalists.
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School Board Appreciation Presentation

A group of 3rd graders from Cannan performed at the School Board Meeting last night in appreciation of Willis ISD's dedicated Board Members. Great job students and thank you again School Board Members for your hard work and dedication to the success of our students. Take a look at the pics...
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Thank you to Cannan's PTO

Thank you to Cannan's PTO for providing monetary gifts to all of Cannan's staff before the break. The teachers want to say thank you and we appreciate all you do for our campus. Your efforts are valued each and every day.
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Attendance Winners for December

Congratulations to 1st grader Abigail Aikman and 2nd grader Jefferson Romero for each winning a $100.00 gift card from PTO. The prizes were drawn from the list of names of students that were present at school from December 2nd through December 20th. Perfect attendance can really pay off! More prize drawings are coming up.
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