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Monthly School Newsletter - April
In This Issue...
- Students of the Week - March
- DOL Week
- CAASPP/CAST testing
- CodeQuest Field Trip
- Computer Science CTE Pathway - Advisory Board Meeting
- Parent Power Hour - Let's Celebrate
- Upcoming Events
Students of the Week - March
Prom Is Almost Here! - IMPORTANT INFO PLEASE READ
Prom is held at the Dante Event Center (2330 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825)
Prom will start at 7pm
Door will close at 8:30pm (so make sure you arrive before then)
Prom will END at 9pm
Tickets are $40 through April 14th
Prices go up to $45 from April 17-21
Up again to $50 from April 24-27
If you want to bring a guest who does NOT attend New Tech, you MUST get a guest pass approved by Principal Martin AND the Principal of the school your guest attends. Approvals MUST be submitted to Principal Martin by Thursday, April 27 - NO EXCEPTIONS
Guest Approval forms can be found in the front office.
Defense of Learning - DOL WEEK! April 17th - April 21st
Get your slides ready and PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE
Over Spring Break, we are asking our families to step in and help out also. If you have a 10th or 12th grade student, please talk to them about their DOL Slides and Presentation. Here are some key things you can do to help:
- Ask them to show you their DOL Pacing Calendar
- Ask them to share their slides with you and show you that they are on track
- Ask them to practice what they have so far for you, and give them honest feedback
DOL at New Tech is a BIG DEAL! All of our students MUST pass both the 10th and 12th grade DOL in order to graduate from New Tech. Students who do not pass the first time they present, will get feedback and support and one more opportunity to make the adjustments and do a make-up presentation. All make-up presentations will happen on Friday the 21st.
Last note: During DOL Week, we will be on a minimum day schedule. Student who are presenting or who are assigned to be on a panel MUST remain on campus until 4pm. All other students should be picked up by 12:39pm.
We will share a schedule when we return from Spring Break so everyone knows which days then need to stay on campus for DOL.
CAASPP/CAST for 11th & 12th Graders
ALL 12th graders will be taking the CAST (California Science Test) on April 27th.
These are assessments that are required by the state of California.
For more information about either of these tests, please visit:
CAASPP ELA - Tuesday, April 25th
CAASPP Math - Wednesday, April 26th
CAST - Thursday, April 27th
*All other students will follow their regular class schedule.
Our Coders are at it AGAIN!
Lockhead Martin has been mentoring our coders every week during coding club and we are excited about competing this year!
Although this competition is on a Saturday, this is considered a field trip. Coder who are riding with the school MUST complete a field trip form complete with parent signature.
Here are all the details:
Date: Saturday, April 22nd.
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Time: TBD - will be on the field trip form
For questions about this field trip or competition, please reach out to Mr. Huang (email@example.com)
Advisory Board Meeting for the Computer Science CTE Pathway
Tuesday, April 4th, 4pm
This is an online event.
You have been invited to attend the following Advisory Board Meeting for the CTE Computer Science Pathway at Sac New Tech from 4:00pm to 5:00pm in April 4, 2023. As a individual who has partnered with Sac New Tech in the past, we invite you to attend give your input and guidance to our Computer Science program.
Advisory Board Meeting
Career Technical Education: Computer Science Pathway
Sacramento New Technology High School
4:00pm to 5:00pm in April 4, 2023
PARENT POWER HOUR! - LETS CELEBRATE
This is a Parent Participation Celebration!
We will recognize each parent/family and award them with a certificate.
Then we will eat cake!
I really hope you can all make it!
* I will also give a quick update on what's happening behind the scenes a New Tech. We have some exciting possibilities coming our way!
Parent Power Hour
Monday, April 24th, 6:30-7:30pm
1400 Dickson Street
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
PTSA - Join the Board!
They are actively taking nominations. You can nominate yourself or someone else.
Board Positions include (but are not limited to):
- Vice President
- Fundraising Coordinator
PTSA Board Members automatically earn ALL of their Participation Hours.
Join the PTSA Board. We Need YOU!
SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS!
- Get your Internships Completed
- Make sure you have ordered your cap and gown (see the school website to order)
- Make sure you have completed your community service
- PASS all of your current classes
- Make sure you have completed at least ONE college course
- Anyone who wants to speak at Graduation should start working on your speech now. All speeches will need to be approved by the Principal.
We have lots of things to do! Be sure to get them done!
- 3rd-7th Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
- 17th-21st - DOL Week (Minimum Days)
- 24th - Parent Power Hour
- 25th - CAASPP ELA - 11th graders only
- 26th - CAASPP Math - 11th graders only
- 27th - CAST - 12th graders only
- 28th - Pajama Pants Day
- 28th - Prom
- 5th - PTSA's School Clean-up Day
- 11th - Spring Showcase
- 24th-26th - Senior Trip
- 29th - Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
- 30th - Finals
- 31st - Finals
- 1st - Last Day of School & TECH FEST!
- 1st - Senior Award Night
- 2nd - Graduation Rehearsal & Ceremony
*more details will be added as we know them!
Enrolling for the 2023-24 School Year NOW!
Sacramento New Technology is a dependent charter school in the Sac City Unified School District. We are an open enrollment school and we do not have attendance boundaries. Anyone from anywhere can attend New Tech as long as they are committed to attending school in person.
We teach student the post graduate skills they need to be successful after high school, and we do this through Project Based instruction.
We have school tours every Tuesday from 9-10am and if your student is interested in shadowing for a day, please give us a call and we will set that up!
Come and be a Timberwolf!