Boxer Bulletin

Eastwood Academy Newsletter January 2019

Happy New Year!

I hope you all enjoyed quality time with your loved ones over the winter break. At Eastwood Academy, we certainly expect a lot of hard work and effort from our students, staff, and teachers, but we also know and value rest and recharging. Balance is the key to every success story.


This month's Boxer Bulletin Newsletter contains some information regarding upcoming events and celebrations!

Hands-on Learning Happening!

Citizens Empowered and ORALE invited our students and Mr. Marcell to a trip to the Texas Capitol to learn about Texas government for the opening day of the Texas Legislature! Students had the opportunity to speak with representatives and activities regarding school funding and immigration topics.

Fantastic Learning Opportunity (FLO) Acceptances

Congratulations to the students who have been accepted to these wonderful FLOs through DiscoverU. These students will participate in prestigious learning experiences during the summer, which will help build their knowledge base in the career fields or campus life of the universities listed below.


Saturday Morning Science: Science program at Baylor College of Medicine that helps students connect science to the medical field.

  • Isabella Flores
  • Savannah Salazar
  • Angela Luna
  • Keila Mata
  • Ariana Sifuentes
  • Gloria Serna
  • Danielle Salas


Close Up- Trip to Washington, D.C. where students get an inside look of how government works and visit important historical sites and monuments.

  • Robbin Ortiz

Upcoming Events

Coffee w/ the Principal

Tuesday, Jan. 15th, 8:45am

1315 Dumble Street

Houston, TX

Come join us for an informational session all about Fantastic Learning Opportunities offered at Eastwood through DiscoverU and how your child's participation could place their college applications at the top of the list with selective universities!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

TSI Testing for Dual Credit Students

Friday, Jan. 18th, 1:15pm

1315 Dumble Street

Houston, TX

Select students in grades 11 and 12 will take the TSI exam with Mrs. Stanley. The exam will be administered in Mr. Platt's classroom. The parents of all students who are required to test have been notified by phone.

Cyber Security Demonstration Day

Monday, Jan. 28th, 8:30am-4pm

Ms. Harvey's Classroom at Eastwood Academy

All 10th grade students in Ms. Michel's classes will participate in a full lesson in our Cyber Security classroom. This experience will give students the experience and knowledge needed in order to make an informed decision during Pathway and Course Selections.

Engineering Demonstration Day

Monday, Feb. 4th, 8:30am-4pm

Ms. Conflitti's Classroom at Eastwood Academy

All 10th grade students in Mr. Warden's classes will participate in a full lesson in our Engineering classroom. This experience will give students the experience and knowledge needed in order to make an informed decision during Pathway and Course Selections.