New Tech News

November 11th, 2018

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Dates To Know


  • November 14th: New Tech Gives Back- school-wide field trip, school starts at 9:00am

  • November 14th: Veteran's Day Program at 3:00pm

  • November 19th-23rd: No School

  • November 28th: FLEX day

  • December 3rd: English I EOC retake

  • December 5th: English II EOC retake/ FLEX day

  • December 6th: Poetry Out Loud at Cozby Library - 5pm to 6:30pm

  • December 11th: Slam for a Cause- 6pm- 8:30pm

  • December 18th-December 21st: Final Exams (see schedule below)

  • December 20th and December 21st are early release days

  • February 20th: ACT + Writing for 11th graders (this is a new date on our calendar, so I wanted to make sure that you had it)

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Education Foundation Give For Grants Campaign

Did you know that over $1,078,000 in classroom grants have been awarded to CISD schools and educators since the Coppell ISD Education Foundation began in 2000?

The Coppell ISD Education Foundation's 2018 annual Give for Grants fundraising campaign is underway now, running October 22nd through November 16th. Only with contributions from our community’s citizens, families, and businesses can we continue to support innovative education for all Coppell students!

All contributions of $25 or more will receive a yard sign!

Give4grantsCISD.org

Accommodation Information for National Testing

If your child will be participating in PSAT, SAT, ACT, or AP testing, you do have to apply for accommodations on your own. Here is the link for information. The deadline to submit accommodations for the Feb 20th 11th grade ACT is January 11th.

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Spring Dual Credit Info

Learners,


Please read the following information carefully if you intend to register for Dual Credit courses this Spring OR if you are currently enrolled in Dual Credit.


Attached is the Dual Credit packet. You can go HERE to search the courses that will be available.


Dual credit registration for the Spring semester opens 11/20. Below are important dates:

  • Priority Registration (current students) - begins November 20, 2018
  • Regular Registration (new students) - begins November 26, 2018
  • Registration ends January 16, 2019
  • Classes begin January 22, 2019

If you have never taken a dual credit course before, then you will need to:

  1. Apply to DCCCD
  2. Create an eConnect Account
  3. Take the TSI (unless exempt)
    • Exemption Criteria
      • ACT Aspire - 435 English, 431 Math
      • ACT - 23 Composite with minimum of 19 in English and/or Math
      • SAT - 480 on EBRW and/or 530 on Math
      • See packet for more
    • When and How to take TSI
      • Go to Northlake to get referral from dual credit advisor
        • North Campus Tue and Wed 8:30-5:30
        • Central Campus Mon-Thu 8:30-4:30 or Fri 8:30-2:00
      • Take TSI
  4. Prepare and gather all required forms below and in the attached packet
    • Complete form HERE (required)
    • Turn High School Enrollment form in to box outside Kennington's office. It will be signed and then returned to you with your transcript.
  5. Take forms to Northlake to Enroll in course

If you have taken dual credit before, then you will need to:

  1. Complete form HERE (required)
  2. Complete and turn in ONLY the High School Enrollment form to box outside Kennington's office. It will be signed and then returned to you with your transcript.
  3. Take forms to Northlake to enroll in course.


**Do not sign up for a course that will not fit in your NTH@C schedule. You are not allowed to show up late or leave early from a class for dual credit.**


Please remember to send an official transcript to New Tech at the end of each semester for which you take classes. We need these transcripts to add your courses to your high school transcript.


If you have any questions about dual credit, then please e-mail me or stop by and see me. Do not wait until the last minute.


Thank you,


Kennington

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Senior Event Dates

While we are still finalizing the senior trip, the following are the dates for other senior events that we wanted to make sure seniors and their parents got on their calendars.

  • Senior Trip- April 18th *** tentative date
  • Prom - May 4th , 2019 at the Senior Center, Coppell TX
  • Senior Awards Dinner - May 15th, 2019, Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine TX
  • Graduation- May 24th, 2019 at 3:00pm at Irving Bible church
  • Project Graduation - May 24th at 10pm to May 25th at 7am

Lost your photo ID?


Students who have lost their ID cards can go to our website legacystudios.com at the top of the paige says ID cards they can choose that option and order an ID, it will ship to their home for $5.00.

Updated Shuttle Schedule

Please click here for the updated shuttle schedule

Coppell Gifted Association Creative Writing Competition

Our 11th Annual Creative Writing Competition is now open for entries! Competition is open to all writers in the 4th-12th grades (Non-Coppell ISD students must be a CGA member to enter). Deadline for entries is December 7, 2018 at midnight, and entries must be in either our Story or Poetry categories.

For all details, rules and link for entries, please visit: www.coppellgifted.org/competitions.


Our judges are looking forward to reading all of the entries! If you have any questions about the competition, please e-mail competition@coppellgifted.org.

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