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Children's Author, Michael Finklea, visits our school!

Michael Finklea, author of several children's books, was kind enough to visit our campus this week. He spoke to 1st & 2nd graders about "Never Giving Up"! The students were encouraged to be diligent in their studies and inspired to be future authors! We appreciate Mr. Finklea donating his time & resources to help motivate our students!

MLK, Jr. Honored by Day of Service

We are so proud of our Shady Grove students and their acts of service! We spent MLK Jr. day celebrating through service. Our acts of service included making friendship cards and quilts for our local nursing homes, collecting and donating snacks for our local fire department, picking up trash around our own campus and giving to the Humane Society!

Kinder Winter Wonderland Reading a HUGE success!

Our Kindergarten Team joined with parents and students to participate in our Winter Wonderland Reading last Thursday night. A BIG thank you to the 80 plus families who attended, and to all of our staff members who donated books for the event. It was a HUGE success!!

Educator of the Year: Sindra Salinas!

Sindra Salinas is our Shady Grove Teacher of the Year for the 2019/2020 school year! Sindra connects with students not only in the classroom but out of the classroom as well, she supports students’ social emotional growth as well as academic, consistently encourages her students to push themselves and student success is always her number one priority. We are proud to have Sindra here with us at SGE!

School Board Recognition Month

Please take time in January to thank our dedicated School Board members for their service! They are committed to public education and the continuing success of our students and schools!

Thank You to Our Burnet FFA Chapter!

Burnet FFA donated a total of 60 fully stocked backpacks to Burnet CISD elementary schools this year! 2019 marks the third anniversary our FFA members have been able to provide supplies for our community. Pictured are the club's officers presenting 20 backpacks to Shady Grove Elementary.

Start of School Year - Car Rider Flow Map/ Start & Stop Times/ Car Rider Tags

We have changes in the Start & Stop Times of School Instruction as well as the pick up traffic pattern. Also find out where to register for your Car Rider Pro tags. Please click on the above heading to access these documents.
Note these times:
Campus doors open at 7:15.
● Breakfast for all students ends at 7:40.
● Classroom doors open at 7:40 (bell).
● Instruction starts at 7:45.
Students NOT in the classroom by 7:50 will be counted TARDY

2019 - 2020 Afterschool Program: Registration at the Y can be done anytime!

YMCA of the Highland Lakes, Y-Afterschool Program for 2019-2020 school year: Looking for a safe place for your child to go after school? The Y has you covered! We provide a safe and exciting place for
your child to spend their afternoon while on campus! Click on the above headline for more details! Registration at SGE was held May 15th, but you may register at the Y anytime!

Volunteer for the 2019-2020 School Year!

As a reminder, a new volunteer application must be completed each year. We will begin accepting volunteer applications for the 2019-2020 school year beginning July 1, 2019. Please wait until that date to access the new application, then visit, click on COMMUNITY at the top, then click on VOLUNTEER.
Thank you for your support and helping Burnet CISD with CRAFTING the FUTURE!

Shady Grove Elementary Volunteer of the Year - Vicinta Stafford!

Vicinta goes above and beyond with her time and energy, and is always willing to step up to help accomplish a goal or job that needs to be done.  We are beyond grateful for her time and energy, and are so proud to have her as our campus volunteer of the year at Shady Grove! (Click on the headline above to read more)
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