Pioneer Weekly Updates
March 24th, 2023
Upcoming Events and Reminders:
*Women's History Month
*National Youth Art Month
24 - PTA Sponsored Patton PRIDE Picnic at 4:30, Patton Elementary
24, 27 - 30 Spring Book Fair
31st - Cesar Chavez/Dolores Huerta Day, Student/Staff Holiday
3 - 7 - National Assistant Principal Appreciation Week
3 - 9 - National Library Week
4 - National School Librarian Day
5 - Early Learning Day
7 - Student/Staff Holiday
14 - Safety Drills
17 - 21 - Public School Volunteer Week
19 - Reading STAAR (grades 3, 4, 5)
20 - Reading STAAR makeup (grades 3, 4,5)
25 - Science STAAR (grade 5)
25 - School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
26 - Science STAAR makeup (grade 5)
26 - Administrative Professionals Day
*Jewish American Heritage Month
*Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
*National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
1 - School Principal Day
1 - 5 - Teacher and Teacher Assistant Appreciation Week
2 - National Teacher Day
3 - Math STAAR (grades 3, 4, 5)
4 - Math STAAR makeup (grades 3, 4, 5)
10 - National School Nurse Day
25 - Last Day of School for Students
29 - Memorial Day
Stock the Fridge ~ EXTENDED! And Patton's Staff is ELATED!
AISD Family and Student Surveys:
AISD Student, Staff, and Family climate surveys will go live on Monday, March 20th. The survey window will remain open through Friday, April 14th. Surveys will be available online and can easily be accessed by computer, phone, and screen readers.
The questions have a range of 5 choices. Please be aware, the two 'positive' scores are joined together to create the 'positive' percentage. The middle as well as the three 'negative' scores are all joined together to create the 'negative' percentage. All neutral responses will count in the 'negative' score category for our campus.
BOOK FAIR IS OPEN!
Online Registration is Now Open for 2023 - 2024:
ALL CURRENT STUDENTS RETURNING TO AISD FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR MUST COMPLETE ONLINE REGISTRATION.
PRE-K4 Registration will open in April. More information to come.
Please follow the link below to sign into your Parent Portal to complete this process.
- Enrollment landing page: https://www.austinisd.org/enroll
Important dates and deadlines: https://www.austinisd.org/transfer/dates-deadlines
For questions, please contact Let’s Talk https://www.austinisd.org/letstalk and click on “Student Services: Enrollment, Records, & Transfers."
PreK-4 and Kindergarten Registration for the 2023 - 2024 School Year:
To increase Pre-K and kindergarten enrollment and support families with registration, elementary campuses will host a districtwide Early Learning Day on April 5. Please save this date and share with your families and spread the word in the community.
On this day, families of rising PreK4 students and rising Kindergarteners will have the opportunity to:
Take campus and classroom tours that highlight culture and student experience
Complete online registration
Complete the Pre-K screener
Meet the principal and/or other administrative staff and teachers
Pre-K families please complete online registration now at https://www.austinisd.org/enroll and sign up for Pre-K updates.
AISD Special Education Department Presents Learning Opportunities for Families:
Families, community members, and staff are invited to attend the upcoming Power Hour learning opportunities hosted by the Austin ISD Special Education Department.
Dan St. Romain, a national education consultant with roots in special education support and development, will be presenting virtually on goal setting and positive behavior supports. These are two different sessions in February and March, which are repeated with lunchtime and evening virtual offerings. Interpretation services will be provided. Please share information with families and with staff.
Date: March 30, 2023
Time: 12-1 pm, 6-7 pm
Zoom link: Zoom Link
Topic and Flyer: Avoiding Power Struggles
RSVP Link: RSVP Link
Around the Community:
LASA High School is hosting their annual Dance Clinic for students Kinder-11th April 1 from 8:00am-1:30pm. The kids that join will get to perform their dance at the Spring Show, April 15 at 7pm.
Registration information: https://tinyurl.com/vdtclinic23