Prestwick STEM Academy

Prestwick Profile Community - Vol. 30

3rd Nine Week Report Cards

Please look for your learner(s) to bring home their 3rd nine week report card this Thursday, March 26th. We are proud of the hard work demonstrated during this learning cycle and are already setting goals for continued growth as we finish the year strong.

UIL Band March 26th and Parent Band Meeting 3/30

Honors Band Students will report directly to Lakeside Middle School for UIL events this Thursday, 3/26. Please contact your teachers for any work needed. We wish our Honors band participants well in this event!

Prestwick will host a meeting for current 6th and 7th grade band parents and learners on Monday, March 30th from 5:30 -6:00 pm at the Prestwick cafe. We will discuss band for the 2015-2016 school year. This meeting will be hosted by Cyndy Mika, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Learning Services and Frank Felice, Band and Fine Art Coordinator. Please mark your calendars and plan on attending.

Gifted and Talented Spring Nominations Opens

Little Elm ISD is currently accepting nominations for possible inclusion in the district’s gifted and talented program for students currently enrolled in Little Elm ISD in 1st-11th grades.

Students may be self-nominated or nominated by parents, teachers, or members of the community. Nomination forms may be obtained from your campus office, classroom teacher, or downloaded from our district web site at the following link:

Nominations are due back to your campus office no later than Friday, April 10, 2015. Sincerely, Ashley Helms Director of Professional Learning and Advanced Academics 972-292-1847 x15030


9th Grade Course Selection and 4 year Graduation Plans 2015-2016

We are proud to work with our 8th grade learners this week as we orient them to 4 year graduation plans and graduation endorsements. For questions contact Little Elm High School Counselors or Mrs. Burrell, Prestwick's counselor.

Additional resources are available at LEHS counselors website as well.

Here are key events for learners and families to participate in:

March 23rd- 8th Grade Students will work in Naviance and complete interest surveys in Health classes.

March 24th-PSA 8th Grade Students will view videos on the LEHS website in Health Classes. The 8th grade students will receive copies of the 4 Year Plan Sheets (due April 2). Students may turn in the 4 -Year Plans in the PSA office. Students will input 9th Grade Course Selections into Focus as per Mrs. Burrell's directions.

March 25th - Learners and families are invited information session about Endorsements at Little Elm High School from 6:00 - 7:15 pm.

March 30th and April 1st -Parent/Student Workshop with Questions and Answers with Course Selection for PSA parents and students that need assistance- Location -LEHS-Times TBA and communicated to parents.

April 2nd -(Deadline for all LEHS Four- Year Plans and 9th Grade Online Focus Course Selections) Plans need to be turned in to the PSA Office no later than this date.

Kinder Enrollment 2015-2016

Kinder enrollment continues this week. Tell your neighbors and friends.

Parents only have to attend one meeting:

  • Wednesday, March 25, 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Zellars
  • Thursday, March 26, 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Zellars

Important Information:

  • Participants only need to attend one of these sessions.
  • Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2015 as per Texas State Law.
  • If your student currently attends PreK in LEISD, you do not need to attend Kindergarten Roundup.
  • Please bring all required documents to registration, so we may enroll your student.
  • You must reside in the Little Elm ISD school zone.

What to Bring to Kindergarten Roundup:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Social Security card (if available)
  3. Immunization Records
  4. Proof of Residency (must be a utility bill such as electric, water, gas or lease agreement)
  5. Parent’s Driver’s License

P-TEC Vex Robotics Teams

Congratulations to our Elementary and MS VEX robotics teams and their sponsors for entry and participation in their first competitions this school year. It was an exciting learning experience for all and we are Prestwick Proud of their accomplishments!

After attending, we aspire to host a tournament of our very own in the future. To do so we hope to build and enhance our program. If you are interested in donating funds or materials to support the growth of our programs you may contact any of our team sponsors:

Mr. Valentin Cardenas, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Kautz, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Jordan.