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CAASP CORNER!

Are you looking for ways to help prepare your child for the State Testing (CAASP) in the Spring? In the CAASP Corner, we'll share ideas to help get them ready with the technology skills needed to do their best on the test!


Here's this week's skill (let's start with the basics!):


HERE'S MORE PRACTICE FOR HOW TO USE THE MOUSE: Click this link for a new game to make sure your child knows how to properly use the mouse:


http://www.letsgolearn.com/bubble.html


Also, here's a link to the practice test! It'd be great for you to sit with your child and take the practice test together so you can both see what you can do to better prepare for it: http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html

STATE TESTING (CAASP) WILL OCCUR APRIL 18-29. THE SCHEDULE WILL COME LATER, BUT FOR NOW, KNOW THAT THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE CLASSES IN BYRON THOSE TWO WEEKS!

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Enrichment classes will resume the week of January 18th. Student name tags will be available all the sign in table for all Enrichment children this week!

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

Here are some upcoming breaks in school:
  • No school on Monday, January 18th due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • No school On Friday, February 12th or Monday, February 15th due to President's Day
  • Spring Break is March 14th-25th

**Please do not drop your children off at the Learning Center until you are certain that there are adults on campus to supervise them. Thank you! **

Are you looking for a PSAT or SAT practice site?

The Khan Academy has partnered with the College Board, and they offer free test prep online.


You will be able to download real, full-length practice tests, watch videos of someone working through real test problems, and get even more practice using their interactive questions.


To begin exploring the options available to you, create a free account at

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat

Enrichment Calendar

Session 3 : January 19-March 11

(Spring break March 14-25 )


Session 4 : March 29-May 13th

(Break for State Testing April 18-29)