The Power Ranger Press

9/08/2020

The Power Ranger Press

I am so excited that you have chosen ISOK this year! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to join you on this journey! My personal goal is to help you to grow into best version of yourself!


I hope you've had the chance to attend some of the ISOK Support Team's Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) sessions. We are here to help you to be successful at ISOK and in life!


Each week you'll find news, information, action items, and fun from the ISOK Student Support Team! Please read carefully and enjoy this issue of The Power Ranger Press!


Thanks,

Ginger Allison

ISOK Student Support Program Manager

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ISOK Student Support Team

The ISOK Student Support Team (AKA Power Rangers), is the team that offers support programming alongside your academics. Let me introduce them to you!


ISOK Student Support Program Manager

Ginger Allison, giallison@insightok.org


Engagement Specialists

Brittany Eck, beck@insightok.org

Shereta Sweet, shsweet@insigtok.org

Mona Earnest, mearnest@insightok.org


Student and Family Resource Coordinator

Tim Farris, tfarris@insightok.org


Career Counselors

Jason Deskin, jadeskin@insightok.org

Abi McCalister, amccalister@insightok.org


Academic Counselors

Kay Walck, kawalck@insightok.org

Alex Orton, aorton@insightok.org

Power Ranger Highlight of the Week: Mrs. Walck

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Strong Start Requirements

ALL students are required to complete the following Strong Start actvities:

  • Strong Start Connection Call with CFA
  • Attend Strong Start Live Orientation Session
  • Strong Start Online Learning Course
  • Strong Start Star 360 Reading Growth Assessment
  • Strong Start Star 360 Math Growth Assessment
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Required Assessments in Star360

All students in 9th-12th grades will take Star360 assessments this year for math and reading. These will be taken in August, December, and May. Additionally, all students will be taking a USA Test Prep assessment in October and March to ensure students are meeting their grade level standards and to simulate state testing. These assessments are required and help our teachers target instruction to meet students’ needs and ensure growth. It is important that students complete these assessments on their own, without assistance from learning coaches or other sources.


Your teachers will also send out information to complete Star360 assessments, but students may begin now to complete them. They must be completed by Friday August 14th.


· Log in website: https://global-zone08.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/7139830

• Username: Your Student ID (ex: 123456)

• Password: Your first name in lowercase and last 3 numbers of your Student ID (ex: phillip456)


• Everyone will take a Star Reading test and a Star Math test (do not take Early Literacy).

• Honest efforts rewarded – Do your best (how much time you take on it is monitored), complete it, and receive points upon completion.


If you get kicked out and it asks for a Monitor Password, that password is: admin

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Upcoming Student Support Schedule:

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Contact Mrs. Mcalister or Mr. Deskin for more information about Virtual College Fair

ACT Testing Dates

11th and 12th graders interested in a college pathway and/or concurrent enrollment will need to take the ACT test. Sign-up information below.

ISOK Weekly Announcement

ISOK HS Monday Announcement - 9/8/2020

Learning Coach Action Items:

Student Needs Assessment Survey

In order to provide support services individualized to meet each student's needs, we've provided this Needs Assessment Survey to be completed by the Learning Coach/Legal Guardian.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=LUmWRm1kPE2UZWxaNvMaFmWBdQZAb-ROp-c9rXLxALFUM0RYUjFRWDlDS1RPNjNQWjlaQVA4RTFYQi4u

Media Release Form

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