Parks Press for Parents
Rosa Parks/Millbrook ISSDA
April 26-30, 2021
Our Vision: Every Student a Success!
"How to Teach Children Gratitude: It's more than just saying thank you." By Amy Morin, LCSW. Here you find seven ways to teach gratitude at home. The article discusses each idea in detail. Click on the bullet point to access the article discussion on each idea listed.
We are truly grateful for your flexibility, support, encouragement, and persistence throughout this challenging year, and appreciate the opportunity to partner with you in helping to build your child's future academically, emotionally, and socially. #BeRPM
Is your student returning to Face-to-Face instruction for the first time? Click the button below for access to the back to school edition for details and what to expect.
Click here for information about your child returning to school for Face-to-Face Instruction
This Week in Poetry @The Parks: Kinder and PreK students share during the morning announcements.
#BePoetic: Poem In Your Pocket Day - Thursday, April 29
This can be done in a number of ways. It's easy to participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day from a safe distance. Here are some ideas of how you might get involved:
- Select a poem and share it on social media using the hashtag #PocketPoem and #BeRPM.
- Print a poem from the Poem in Your Pocket Day PDF and draw an image from the poem in the white space.
- Record a video reading a poem on Flipgrid and submit it to your child's teacher.
- Email a poem to your teacher, friends, family, or neighbor.
- Schedule a video chat and read a poem to your loved ones.
- Read a poem out loud from your porch, window, backyard or outdoor space.
Students who have a poem in their pocket to read will receive a treat.
#BERPM SPIRIT SHIRTS ARE ON SALE!
Select: Rosa Parks Millbrook LISD
Choose: the shirt color and size
Shirts can be ordered through May 1, 2021.
Wear your Rowdy, Proud, Loud T-shirts’ to support the Dallas Mavericks to victory over the Kings, Warriors and Pistons this week.
College Wednesdays @The Parks
Every Wednesday staff and students wear college shirts to foster a college going mindset and atmosphere.
Parks' Pride Friday
Fridays are for showing school pride. Wear your Rosa Parks or LISD t-shirt and show your Parks' Pride.
College Wednesdays @The Parks
The deadline for PreK and Kinder parents to open accounts for Dollars for College is Friday, April 30.
The deadline for 1st and 2nd grade students to set up Family-Owned Accounts is Friday, April 30.
Enrollment is now open for all families to complete their child’s online registration for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents may either upload the required documents and complete their registration 100% online, or, after completing the online portion, families who are unable to upload their documentation may attend a socially-distanced in-person hybrid event.
To get started, collect the required documents and click the big orange button below. For additional information and instructions click the Enrollment image above for access to the enrollment/registration site.
For registration assistance, please email: Enrollment@LancasterISD.org
Earth Day @The Parks: How do you Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Restore, and Replenish?
April 26 Sixth 6weeks begins.
April 27 RPM Poetry Slam 6:00p.m. on Instagram
April 27 Dollars for College Parent Meeting (PreK and Kinder - 10, 2, or 6:00pm)
April 29 Poem in Your Pocket Day (Students receive a treat for having a poem in their pocket.)
May 1 Saturday Learning @The Parks
May 3-7 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 8 Saturday Learning @The Parks
May 18 STAAR Math Assessments (3-5)
May 19 STAAR Reading Assessments (3-5)
May 20 STAAR Science (5th grade)
May 17-28 Skating @The Parks
May 28 Field Day
May 31 Memorial Day (School/District and Campus Offices Closed)
June 4 Last Day of School
Yvonne M. Thornton, M.Ed.
Rosa Parks/Millbrook Information Systems & Software Design Academy
Building Children, Character, and Community Everyday
“A hundred years from now it will not matter, what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove; but the world would be different because I was important in the life of a child.”