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August 16th - August 20th

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Are You Interested in Virtual Learning?

Please Complete An Important Spring ISD Survey on Virtual Learning!

Spring ISD is currently looking to expand its Virtual Learning program to include more students beyond those in high school seeking alternative ways to earn credits.


Please take a few moments to answer this survey so we can gauge parent interest in our new Spring Virtual Learning Academy. If you have more than one student in the district, please complete a survey for each child.


Take Our Survey


Once we receive this feedback, we will be in touch with details on the next steps, including how to apply. The survey will close on Friday, Aug. 20.


Thank you for your support.

Is Your Child A Car Rider?

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Car Rider Important Information

THANK YOU for being patient with our car rider process as our scholars and teachers learn and practice our procedures. We currently have twice as many car riders as previous years, so we are diligently working to refine our processes in order to provide the safest and timeliest car rider experience possible. As we refine our processes, we have a few important reminders for you:


  1. Please follow the "NO Cell Phone" policy. This helps keep all parents alert and helps to ensure our scholars remain safe.
  2. Please have all music turned to a safe level. It is difficult to hear names and numbers when music is played loudly.
  3. A school-issued car rider number MUST be easily displayed in your vehicle. If you do not have a car rider number sign, you MUST park and walk into the front office to check out your scholar. When checking out your scholar, you must have an ID. If you need an additional or replacement car rider sign, please stop by the front office.
  4. Please enter our main parking lot located in the front of the school, and follow the car rider line. Please do not use any other entrance.
  5. Please be patient and remain in your vehicle.


Thank you for helping us dismiss all of our Bobcats safely!

Does Your Child Ride the Bus?

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Download the Free MyView App To Track Your Child's Bus

Spring ISD is introducing a new scanner system on all of its buses for the 2021-22 school year that will give added peace of mind to parents by allowing them to know when and where their student gets on and off the bus.


Students carry a small card that automatically logs their entry or exit when they pass the scanner on the school bus. The information is then instantly and securely available to parents. Notifications can also be sent directly to their computer or cell phone via text message.


By downloading the free MyView app, parents will have an easy-to-use mobile app to check on their child's school bus. MyView uses GPS data provided by the Zonar V4 telematics control unit to track and display that bus's location on an aerial map, powered by Google—all in near real-time. Parents can create and set alerts to let them know when the bus enters their neighborhood or gets close to the drop-off point, which is especially helpful on bad weather days.


In addition, these cards will have a dual purpose to allow students to scan at the Point of Sale in the cafeteria lines, adding convenience and efficiency for both parents and child nutrition workers.


Instructions


Set up Zonar MyView:

  1. Download the Zonar MyView app from the App Store or Google Play.

  2. Enter the School Access Code 77090.

  3. Enter your child’s unique student ID.

  4. Create alert zones around drop-off and pick-up points.


When your child’s bus enters an alert zone, you will receive a notification by email or text.

Spring ISD Face Mask Mandate

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Lunch with Your Bobcat

All grade levels eat lunch in the cafeteria. The cafeteria will be cleaned after each grade level. Please remember that we will not be able to accept food deliveries at school. Scholars will either bring a lunch from home to school or eat the school lunch provided by Child Nutrition.


For parents who wish to eat lunch with their scholars, a table designated for that purpose will be provided. Parents/Guardians are only allowed to eat and/or bring lunch for their children only. We will begin lunch with parents the week of August 30, 2021. This will allow the necessary time for scholars to understand the routines and processes associated with lunchtime. Thank you in advance for understanding.

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  • College Colors Day (Wear Your Favorite College's Colors) - Friday, September 3rd
  • BuES Title I Meeting - Thursday, September 9th at 5:30 pm
  • BuES Open House - September 9th from 6 pm - 7 pm

Free Meals For All Spring ISD Students During 2021-2022 School Year

For the 2021-2022 school year, all Spring ISD students will be offered breakfast and lunch at no cost, every school day. The district is able to offer free meals due to the recent guidance from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), allowing schools to offer meals to all students at no charge for this school year.


The free and reduced meal application is not necessary for students attending other Spring ISD schools.


For more information, call 281-891-6445 or visit the Spring ISD Child Nutrition site.

Spring ISD and Harris County Public Health to Host Vaccination and COVID-19 Testing Clinics

In partnership with the Harris County Public Health Department and Inspire, the Spring ISD Emergency Management & School Safety will host several vaccinations and COVID-19 testing clinics throughout the school year.


Beginning Monday, August 16, the following campuses will host clinics sites Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.:


  • Westfield High School

  • Spring High School


The clinics are open to the public and pre-registration is not required.

Is your Child Up To Date with His/Her Immunizations?

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Have your family's mornings gotten more hectic now that school is back in session?

Here are some suggestions to help calm down your mornings.



  1. Have a productive p.m. “Do as much as you can the night before,” says Sissy Biggers, a time-management expert in Fairfield, Connecticut. Pack your child’s lunch and backpack, and have him or her pick out his or her clothes.
  2. Forgo 15 minutes of sleep. By waking up earlier than the rest of the family, you’ll have a sliver of quiet time to soak in the bathtub or savor a cup of coffee. No doubt, you’ll feel less rushed and better prepared to handle the day.
  3. Let routines rule. Have your child do the required activities, such as brushing teeth and getting dressed in the same order every morning, so he or she knows what comes next. Help him or her create a morning to-do list so he or she can check off each job without being reminded.
  4. Don’t hesitate to delegate. Avoid arguments over who does what by assigning your kids regular morning chores, such as feeding the pet or clearing the table.
  5. Prepare for breakfast. At night, lay out cereal boxes, bowls, and spoons on the table. Make enough pancake batter on Sunday evenings for several days.
  6. Keep the TV off. This may cause grumbling, but watching cartoons or videos definitely distracts from the tasks at hand, says Lawrence Cohen, Ph.D., a child psychologist and author of Playful Parenting.



Taken from the August issue of Parents magazine.

Community Events

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