TXVA Family Newsletter

Volume 11 January 6, 2016

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Important Dates

January 14: End of Semester

January 15: Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


Testing Dates!

January 11-14: Benchmark Testing (Study Island)
February 8-12: Interim Testing (Study Island)
March 29-April 1: STAAR testing (Grades 4, 5, 7, 8)
May 2-6: HS EOC testing (some of our teachers will be out helping with this testing)
May 9-12: STAAR testing (grades 3-8) and Retesting (grades 5,8)
May 18-22: Spring Scantron Testing Window
June 21-24: STAAR retesting (grades 5,8)
July 11-15: HS EOC Retesting

ADVANCED LEARNERS PROGRAM

We currently offer the Advanced Learners Program at TXVA for any 3-8 student who was identified as gifted at a previous school district or looking for enrichment opportunities here with us.


Learning circles meet periodically for students, usually on Thursdays at 2pm CST. We also have learning coach sessions from time to time.


If you are interested in ALP, please kmail Teresa Heims or email at theims@k12.com.

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Did you know?

School counselors have open office every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00-10:00am through Jan. 21st to help new students with questions about their courses. Classroom link below...

We are so glad that you chose TXVA! Did you know we offer a Parent Mentor Meet Up? Mark your calendar for the upcoming Mentor Meet Ups: 2/2/16, 2/16/16, 3/1/16, 3/24. 4/5/16, 4/28/16, 5/10/16. A link will come to your kmail on the day of the session. Click on the blackboard link below to watch the recording from our last MMU!

Minecraft, coding, oceanography, robotics, anyone? Want to join one of our amazing Student Clubs? Click on the above link to see what we have to offer!

Do you want to get out of the house a bit? Would you like to meet up with some other TXVA kids? Click below to see what outings are coming up. Bookmark this site because we add to it weekly.

There's an APP for that!

Did you know there's a K12 app that allows you to enter your attendance from your mobile device? Click below for more information.

Are you a new family? Here are some basics to help you get a solid foundation. Click below for our Strong Start Site.

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