Anchor Weekly

A newsletter for Alta Vista Staff~Week of May 28, 2018

Don't Forget! Next Week's Calendar

  • No School on Monday, May 28
  • 2nd & 4th Grade Awards on Tuesday, May 29
  • 1st, 3rd, 5th Grade Awards on Wednesday, May 30
  • PK and K Awards on Thursday, May 31
  • Early Release on Thursday, May 31
  • Staff Work Day on Friday, June 1 **REGULAR SCHEDULE-Aides can come in at 8:00 am**


Coming Up: Summer School starts next week!

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End of Year Procedures

Please see the Google Doc End of Year Procedures. Each section will need to be initialed. All items are to be completed by June 1st before you leave. Due dates starting Thursday, May 24!


Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jBHb8oO4y5LMx72NmHTLkIdmva1p4x4zyW3-bWVX534/edit?usp=sharing

From Your Captain

Don't forget to check out Region 12 and Eduphoria for summer training opportunities. We hope you can attend the TransformED Conference in June at Region 12!


Come talk to me or Mrs. Helton if you need some summer reading ideas.

End of Year Awards

Here is the schedule for End of Year Awards (Some are during conference times):


May 29th

8:30 am-4th Grade

9:30 am-2nd Grade


May 30th

8:30 am-1st Grade

9:30 am-5th Grade

1:30 pm-3rd Grade


May 31st

8:45 am-PreK

9:30 am-Kindergarten


Please make sure that every student receives an award. You have already received "Brag Tags" for some awards. Mrs. Helton also has Peter Piper Coupons you can hand out with awards-pick up in her office.


Please have awards organized and ready for your ceremony.


Below are different sets of awards that you may choose to use OR make up your own!

Safe Schools Training

SafeSchools Training is now available. The training is due for all staff by September 3, 2018.



To access the SafeSCHOOLS platform, use any of the links provided in this document or type in the URL:

1. Access SafeSCHOOLS: http://wacoisd.tx.safeschools.com/login

2. Username will be: Employee ID# (8-digit)

3. Password: First Initial (Uppercase) + Last Initial (lowercase) + @# + last 4-digits of Employee ID#

4. Required courses will appear on your home screen

5. All course completions will be tracked by WISD Human Resources and the Office of Professional Development.



See document below for more details.