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Pearcy News

Parent Satisfaction Survey
Pre-K Round Up Flier
Pearcy Construction Begins!

February 9, 2017


Dear Parents,

School improvements for Pearcy, funded by the 2014 Bond program, are beginning!

You can see on the attached fact sheet much of the scope for Pearcy, along with the overall timeline. The work is being phased so we can avoid disrupting school as much as possible. We have our plan, but due to the nature of construction, it can always change. This is all very exciting, but we will need to be flexible as all the projects are completed.

The work at Pearcy will be done in two separate stages. The first stage, which is starting now, is to enlarge our security vestibule, add two STEM labs and improve our strings room. To make the two STEM labs, we will combine and renovate three adjacent classrooms. Our current strings room is scheduled to receive new walls, ceiling, floor finishes and acoustic wall panels.

The second stage of bond work will come in 2019 and includes a series of life-cycle and deficiency upgrades.

Our students’ safety will always be the number one priority. They will be kept away from construction areas. In addition, all construction workers are required to pass a background check before they work at Pearcy or any AISD campus.

If you have more questions about the 2014 Bond program and how it is impacting our entire district, please visit



Codi Van Duzee

Interim Principal

All Pro Dad's Breakfast
Holiday Hope Donations
Technology Survey for Parents and Guardians

Take 5 minutes to help your child's school make technology decisions. This is an anonymous survey regarding your technology use. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Your answers are very important! They will help your child's school choose the right technology for their classrooms. There are no right or wrong answers. Everyone will have a different set of answers to these questions, depending on his/her different experiences. Thank you for your time and ideas! The survey will run through to the end of November. The link to the survey follows:


About Families in Transition...
Superintendent Visits with Pearcy Faculty

GT Nomination

Nominations for AISD's Gifted and Talented Program are being accepted.  Nomination may be received from any teacher, parent, or member of the community at-large. Nominations can be made by requesting a parent nomination form from your student's teacher or the GT Lead Teacher at your student's elementary campus to determine interest in pursuing the program further.

Digital Citizenship Week!

Digital Citizenship Week!!!!! NEXT WEEK!!!

During the week of Sept. 19th, we will be discussing the importance of Digital Citizenship. We will have lessons in class and fun facts on the announcements. In addition to the class lessons, we want to celebrate and encourage students to remember the importance of being safe on the internet by encouraging students to dress up! Here is a list of dress up days and why they are dressing up!

Monday Sept 19th- Crazy Sock/Shoe Day- Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes/socks. Before you post or say something online about someone, put yourself in their shoes. Would you like it if they said it about you?

Tuesday Sept. 20th- Twin, Triple, Group Day- To promote friendly online behavior, dress like your friends!

Wednesday Sept. 21st- Keep It Classy Day- Dress Classy! Think before you post things online, keep it classy! Don’t post pictures or words that would be harmful for others to see.

Thursday Sept. 22nd- Camo Day- Like camo, you want to keep your identity and information hidden from people you do not know. Don’t post your address, phone number, or any other personal information.

Friday Sept. 23rd- Team Up Against Cyberbullying- Wear your favorite team shirt. If you or someone you know is being bullied online, tell someone you trust!

To learn more about digital citizenship and how to talk with your child about being safe online visit :…/digitalcitizenshipw…/home

Pearcy Elementary 4th graders travel to Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip

Fourth graders from Arlington ISD’s Pearcy Elementary traveled to Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip May 12, 2016 to experience what they are learning in fourth grade Texas History. Students visited the Texas State Capitol and the Bullock Texas State History Museum. 

During the charter bus ride to Austin, students discussed why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage and participated in activities and games in preparation for their visit. In Austin the students visited the Texas State Capitol where their legislators, The Honorable Bryan Birdwell, State Senator, District 22 and The Honorable Chris Turner, State Representative, District 101, office. Students saw first-hand where Texas laws are made as they toured the State Capitol including the Senate and House of Representatives chambers. At the Bullock Texas State History Museum students explored exhibits about Texas’s earliest inhabitants, the Texas Revolution, and events that created our Lone Star identity. The students’ visit to the museum concluded at the multi-sensory Texas Spirit Theater with the Star of Destiny where they saw and experienced the history of our great state including a gusher exploding from an East Texas oil derrick and the takeoff of Saturn V as seen from Mission Control at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston.

“Education in Action’s Discover Texas Field Trips are based on the understanding that the most effective way for students to learn is through experience,” stated Lacey Phillips, Discover Texas Field Trips Director. “Student activities during the Discover Texas Field Trip to Austin reinforce and supplement fourth grade Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) learning objectives with a focus on why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage.”

Education in Action’s Discover Texas Field Trips make it easy for teachers to take their 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade classrooms on organized, fun, and educational site-based learning experiences. Discover Texas Field Trip staff members handle all details, including round-trip charter bus transportation, reservations, and TEKS-based program curriculum, so participating teachers can focus on their students and making connections between the experience and what students are learning in the classroom.

In addition to Discover Texas Field Trips to Austin, Waco/Georgetown, Dallas, and Fort Worth, Education in Action also offers summer Lone Star Leadership Academy camps for outstanding 4th-8th graders. During the weeklong, overnight camps, participants experience significant Texas sites in Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston with Texas educators and a focus on leadership.

Discover Texas Field Trips are presented by Education in Action, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering educated and involved young people. For more information about Education in Action visit and

In and Out Burger!

Come out and help us celebrate the beginning of an amazing school year! The In and Out Burger Truck will be here serving up hot fresh burgers, chips and drinks! We will also be handing out information on Pearcy Clubs!

Tickets are on sale now! $5.00 buys a burger, fountain drink and a bag of chips! 
75% of the funds raised will go back to Pearcy Elementary and 25% of funds will go to local community shelters.

Don’t miss out on a night of fun and good food! 
Here is a copy of the order form, you can send money and order form directly to your child's teacher! SEE YOU THERE!!!…/1HcFCVuDxgvTWzlGr3AVNL2yIj4…/edit…

AISD Art Stars of the Week

Principal Turnispeed, Jeanette Lee, Art teacher and A.P. Van Duzee posing in front of the amazing "Eagle" mural painted by Mrs. Lee! Awesome!

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Fifth Grade

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Sixth Grade

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Fourth Grade

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

PE, Art, & Library

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

First Grade

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Third Grade

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Pearcy Faculty Fun!

Faculty Photo Scavenger Hunt

Pre-K and Kindergarten

School Supply List 2015-2016

Parents, below you can find out what school supplies are needed for next year. We will also have them on the door at the school. 

School Supplies PDF

Pearcy Elementary - Texas Academic Performance Report

Below is a copy of Pearcy's Texas Academic Performance Report issued by the Texas Education Agency for the 2013-2014 school year.  It contains information regarding Pearcy's academic performance, student population, and more.  Click "read more" to see the report.

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AISD Parent Satisfaction Survey

Parents, in order to assist us in providing the best service possible, please take a moment to complete the AISD Parent Satisfaction Survey below.  We highly value your input regarding how we can serve you better.  Thank you!

Online Registration

Parents, did you know online pre-registration is required for all new and returning students?  Online registration for all elementary students begins on August 1st at  You can save time by completing a portion of the registration online!  After you complete the online registration, you will receive a FastPass that you can bring to Pearcy along with your required documents.  You can view this flyer for more information. AISD Elementary Registration

Boys and Girls Club of Arlington

The Boys and Girls Club of Arlington is currently accepting new students for registration. If you're interested in quality after-school care for your child, you can visit with a representative at our "Sneak-A-Peek" on Thursday, August 21st. You can also visit the following link for more information.

Parent Self Serve

AISD Parent Self Serve is a great way for you to monitor your child's grades and attendance from home as often as you would like!  Below are instructions on how to register, and also how to use this convenient program.

Parent Self Serve - How to Register

Parent Self Serve - How to Use


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