Alta Vista Voyager Connection

An In-Depth Newsletter for Alta Vista Families

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 2: Early Release at 12:00 pm

Saturday, March 3: Special Waco ISD Parent Event at 9:00 am at University High School

**Alta Vista Choir Performing!

March 5-9: Spring Break

Wednesday, March 14: House Parties

**Students wear their school shirt in house color (red, orange, purple, green)

Tuesday, March 20: STAAR "Training Camp" for Parents & Students with Guest Speaker Dr. Tyronne Tanner (5:30 pm at Alta Vista)

Saturday, March 24: Waco ISD Job Fair at 9:00-11:30 am at University High School

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Thursday, March 29: PreK Transportation Parade at 2:00 pm

Friday, March 30 & Monday, April 2: NO SCHOOL

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Parent Involvement Opportunities

Thank you to all the families that participated in Career Day! Our students loved hearing from you.

Waco ISD invites parents to a special presentation by Jaime Carias on Saturday, March 3 from 9:00-11:00 am at University High. Choir students will be performing during this event.

We hope you will join us for a special STAAR "Training Camp" on Tuesday, March 20 at 5:15 pm. Choir will perform at 5:45 and special guest, Dr. Tyronne Tanner, will share tips with families on how they can support their students at home. During this time, students will practice STAAR Training Games in the gym. Everyone that attends will receive a hot dog and chips, and every student will receive a NO DRESS CODE Pass and FREE BOOK!

Monthly Book Challenge

Decorate the PENNANT FLAG by drawing a character from your favorite book! Turn it into Mrs. Helton by March 30 to receive a FREE BOOK.

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Math Chat

Math is TOUGH. Here is a video for encouraging students to persevere through math, even when the work is hard.

YMCA After-School Childcare

The YMCA offers childcare at Alta Vista Monday through Friday until 6:00 pm. They are offering this service at HALF PRICE until the end of the year. You can contact the YMCA (Harvey Location) at 753-KIDS (Extension 403).

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