Reading Night at Barnes & Noble

Time to Stock-Up on
Your Summer Reading

Monday, May 22nd at Barnes and Noble
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

On Monday, May 22nd, the PTO will host a kid-friendly shopping night at Barnes & Noble from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  This is a great opportunity to stock-up on new books for summer. Plus, you will not want to miss our very special guest reader, Mrs. Gee.  And, there will be Twain teacher recommended books on display and activities for the kids.

From May 22 to May 27, stop by the Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt Square and purchase new reads for your entire family and a portion of the proceeds will go back to our school.

If you can’t make the shopping night, click on the links below to find a list of books recommended by Twain teachers and the required reading for Pershing and Pin Oak middle schools. You can also shop online at from May 22 to June 1.

2017 Twain Teacher book recommendation

Pershing and Pin Oak Summer Reading

When you make a purchase at the store or online, mention Mark Twain Elementary (ID #11942703).

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Spirit Night at Molina’s Cantina

Spirit Night at Molina’s Cantina

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

In conjunction with the Barnes & Noble shopping night, the PTO will have a Spirit Night at Molina’s Cantina on May 22nd.  Join your friends for a delicious lunch or dinner at Molina’s that day.  Check out their menu here:

**Please remember to tell your server/cashier that you are with Mark Twain Elementary.**

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Join Cub Scouts

Calling all boys going into 1st through 3rd grade!  Adventure is waiting…join Cub Scouts today!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  Questions? Contact Pack 34 Cubmaster Camera Kuo at

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Buy Your School Supplies for Next Year!

The Mark Twain PTO has made it easier than ever for parents to make sure their child has the right school supplies on the first day of school.

You can pre-order school supply packs online by clicking here!

The pack will be delivered right to your child’s classroom.

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Thank You El Bash Cubano Sponsors!

The Mark Twain community is extremely grateful for our 2017 El Bash Cubano Sponsors!  Thank you for your commitment to our school.


Havana Jefe:

Elite ER
Havana Houston

Texas Ink
Global Parking

4J Energy
Elizabeth Strelow of Keller William Real Estate
Ducle Vida
Market + Merchant

Memorial Plastic Surgery- Patrick Hsu, MD
Modern Living Properties
Tiffiny Gist Photography

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lunch2Lunch…should you pack one or let your child eat the lunch provided by the cafeteria?

Parents can easily look at the school lunch menu HERE.  Make things even easier by setting up payments online HERE.  Access these links anytime from your home computer or mobile device by clicking the Lunch menu item on the PTO website!

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IB News

images-4Did you know that has created a new web page just for parents of IB students?

Click here to take a look.

Want current IB info from around the globe?

Visit the IB Blog.

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