YMLA Parent Information 06/1/2022

Enjoy Your Summer! We will miss our leaders!

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Up Coming Events

Up Your Game Camp!

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Up Your Game Camp Details/Registration Information

YMLA is hosting Up Your Game Camp this summer for students who failed their reading or math STAAR test in May 2022. If your student was not successful on either the Reading or the Math STAAR test, we want him to join us to “up his game” academically. As part of House Bill 4545, students who failed one or more STAAR tests are required to receive 30 hours of accelerated instruction in the content area. If your son failed the Reading test, he needs 30 hours of reading accelerated instruction. If he failed the Math test, he needs 30 hours of accelerated instruction in math. If he failed both, he needs 60 hours of accelerated instruction (30 hours of reading and 30 hours of math). Attending the camp will allow him to receive most of the accelerated instruction minutes required as part of House Bill 4545.

The camp will meet Monday through Thursday from 8:00-12:00. Each morning, we will open the doors at 7:30 for the students to eat breakfast and remain open after camp ends until 12:30 to allow students time to eat lunch before heading home for the day. Bus transportation to and from school each day will not be provided. Students will need to walk or have a ride from a parent/guardian.

As part of Up Your Game Camp, we will be taking the students on a field trip each Thursday: Week 1 – Tour the Texas Rangers facility at Globe Life, Week 2 – Tour the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, and Week 3 – we will take the young men to play Pickleball at Chicken ‘N Pickle off 161. For each of these field trips, we will provide transportation for students.

We plan for the camp to be loaded with fun activities and lots of instruction in a small group setting. Our camp will support a limited number of young men to allow for small instructional groups, so please register your son as soon as possible to reserve his spot at camp. You can access the registration link from the link sent to your Skyward email, through the link on the YMLA S’more, or by coming to campus to complete the paperwork.

We can’t wait to help your son Up His Game!

Leader Highlights

"Tied to Kindness" Winners at YMLA

YMLA has worked hard to develop a kind culture in which students are valued, heard, and feel like part of a brotherhood. Students perform random acts of kindness and are recognized for their efforts for change. Here is this week's winners.

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6th Grade End of Year Awards

YMLA 6th graders were celebrated for all their accomplishments and achievements. YMLA families and Faculty Member cheered on YMLA 6th grade leaders recognizing them for their perseverance and drive to finish the year strong and level up to prepare for 7th grade next year. Thank you to all parents, staff members and other that made the event a success.

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8th Grade Graduation

YMLA's 8th grade young men have leveled up. All 8th grade leaders were celebrated for the completion of middle school. These students have grown and matured into aspiring leaders ready and prepared for high school. Thank you to all parents, staff members and others who have guided these young men to greatness.

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AVID/NJHS Soccer Tournament

YMLA's AVID and NJHS groups held a campus wide soccer tournament. Students teamed up with their houses and engaged in some healthy competition. All students played hard and gave spectators an awesome display of talents.
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Faculty/Staff Affirmations

We would like to take the time to thank all of our faculty, staff, parents, and other community stakeholders for supporting our young leaders this year! We are truly grateful for all of you and humbled to serve such a wonderful community. The year has not been perfect, but all of our leaders have grown since the beginning of the year, and are truly holistically better than when they started! This is a testament to your partnership, hard work and commitment to our leaders as holistic growth can only happen through the strategic partnership between all stakeholders.

We look forward to next year, and all the great things our leaders will do to continue making our community a better place. Have a wonderful summer, and be safe! We'll see you soon!

One Team One Voice One Vision

Longhorns Never Settle

Thank you!

YMLA Leadership Team

RC COLA (Randle, Campbell, Martinez) - Social/Emotional Support TeamWe Are RC COLA, We Take A Sip And Don't Trip!

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Congratulations to our RC COLA'S! You are absolutely amazing! We are proud of you!

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