East Handley Parent News
October Parent Newsletter
Hispanic Heritage Celebration: October 10-13
East Handley will honor and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month the week of October 10th-13th with the following activities:
Week-long celebration activities:
● Week long dress out days
● Hispanic Heritage facts during the morning announcements
● Latino music to welcome students during morning arrival
● Decorations inside the main entrance of the school (Thank you volunteers mothers!)
Beginning-of-Year MAP Growth Assessment Information
East Handley students have completed the Beginning-of-Year MAP Growth. This test helps teachers and administrators measure students current levels of performance. Please view the Fall MAP Growth Family Report sent home with your student. If you have additional questions about your child's RIT score and/or how to read the family report, please reach out to your child's teacher or campus administrator via email, phone call or parent conference.
Information about the MAP Growth assessment can be found in the links below.
What is MAP Growth and what is the purpose of using it?
A gifted/talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who
- exhibits high-performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
- possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
- excels in a specific academic field. (Texas Education Code §29.121)
G/T Screening Steps
Refer - November 26th
Screen - November 27th - March 8th
Identify - March 18th - April 26th
Notify - April 29th
For more information click here: https://www.fwisd.org/Page/24117
To refer your child to be considered for Gifted and Talented process click here:
Title 1 Parent Information
Fort Worth ISD Hiring Fair on October 26, 2023
Join us for the Fort Worth ISD Hiring Fair on Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Fort Worth ISD Teaching and Learning Center located at 1050 Bridgewood Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76112.
Participants will have the opportunity to meet with hiring managers from across the district to become a part of their team.
Coming In October: (See Class Dojo for more information)
October 11- Site-Based Decision Making Meeting
October 11- 5th Grade Field Trip to Bass Hall
October 12 – Fall Picture Day
October 13- CiCi's Pizza Sales during East Handley Dismissal
October 20-Parent Cafe
October 21- TCU Day of Service @ East Handley
October 25- Parenting Tips & Tacos/ Consejos para padres y tacos
October 25- FWISD Hiring Fair
October 26- Family Science Night @ Science and History Museum
October 23-27- Red Ribbon Week
October 27- Character Book Parade
October 27- End of 2nd Six Weeks
October 27- House Celebration!
October 31- 4th Grade Field Trip to Bass Hall