Dr. Tapia's Blog

  • Snowflake Festival

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 12/5/2016

    What a great way to start off the holiday season!  Eating big pancakes and enjoying family activities throughout the morning.  Plenty of food, coffee, shopping and merriment!  Thanks to the great job done by PTA, Winter Spectacular coordinator Aly Smith, Pancake Coordinator Stephen Chavez, Vendor Faire Coordinator, Amanda Reinhart, Picture Stop coordinators, Yvette Aiello and Erica Kaestner. Santa was in town for a visit and the chorus sang for our families.  A great time was had by all.

    Big Pancake

    Room 20


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  • Empire Oaks Honor Roll

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 11/18/2016

    With the first trimester in the books we recognized our fourth and fifth grade students for their academic achievement in the first trimester.  Congrats and great work to all of our Acorns who were recognized for outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2016 trimester.  Keep up the good work!


    Principal's List

    Honor Roll

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  • Monster Mash!

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 10/31/2016

    Thanks again to all of the hard work by PTA and our Monster Mash coordinator, Brandie Kachur.  The costumes were grerat and the rain stayed away long enough for us to enjoy activities and dancing inside the multi and outside in the amphitheatre.

    Monster Mash 1

    Monster Mash 2

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  • APEX Fun Run

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia Ed,D. at 10/14/2016

    The Apex fun run was a great success, parents and families had a great time exercising and implementing the Apex LEGEND lessons.  Learn, Engage, Give, Empower, Never Quit Do!  Students and staff alike enjoyed the participation and interaction with the APEX team that culminated in a great Fun Run.  Thanks to Mighty Meg, All That Nat and Nate the Great for another memorable experience.



    Apex Apex

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  • Donuts for Dads

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 9/10/2016

    What a great way to start our day!  Donuts for Dad’s was a great success. Thanks Mrs. Whitby for the tremendous choice of delicious donuts to share. A great time was had by all.

    Donuts 1  Donuts 2

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  • Royal Gathering!

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D at 8/27/2016

    The Royal Gathering of The Nuts was a huge success.  Great job on the part of our PTA to put together the games and activities for our students and families to enjoy.  This gathering brings us all back together to kick off the new year in a positive way.


     RGOTN Staff  RGOTN 2

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  • Picture Day

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 8/19/2016

    Who doesn’t love picture day?  All of our beautiful children dressed up in their Sunday best.

     Picture Day

    Picture Day 2


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  • The Suspense Builds!

    Posted by Richard A. Tapia, Ed.D. at 8/3/2016

    Teacher Sign

    We look forward to seeing you all at teacher reveal tomorrow at Empire Oaks.We will be handing out schedules and teachers will be in the amphiteatre from 12-1pmon Friday 8/5. Kinder Orientation will be held in the library immediately following at 1pm. 

    If you cannot make it during that time your information will be available in the office.Families who are not able to pick up the information by 3:30pm, will have their information mailed to them. We are excited to begin another nutty year!!!  See you tomorrow! 


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