Prestwick STEM Academy
Prestwick Profile - Vol. 23
Don't Miss It- Hands on Fun for the Family
All are invited to attend a fun evening full of science and engineering!
Tuesday, Jan. 19th in Prestwick Cafe and Gymnasium
5:30 pm PTA Meeting & Engineering Fair to follow immediately after
Bring the whole family
Enjoy the 3 day weekend - We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We are thankful for our LEISD School Board
8th grade students and parents - Join us Thurs. Jan. 21st @ 6:30 pm
Nominated students will be screened for further GT testing based on their 2015 Cognitive Achievement Test (CogAT) scores which all kindergarten students were given in November. Nominated students must have scored 117+ on the CogAT test in order to qualify for further testing for the Gifted and Talented Program.
If you would like to nominate your kindergarten student for GT, you may download the two forms (GT Referral Form and Parent Permission to Test Form) or contact your school’s office for a copy of the forms.
Please return completed forms by January 27, 2016 to your campus office. Kindergarten nominations will not be accepted beyond this due date.
Link to Downloadable Forms: http://www.littleelmisd.net//site/Default.aspx?PageID=1927
National Junior Honor Society Applications
We want YOU to join NJHS! The National Junior Honor Society is the leader among organizations and societies that promote appropriate recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship (90 average), character, leadership, citizenship, and service. All application materials are to be submitted to Mrs. Miniscalco's mailbox located in Prestwick's main office.
Applications and associated materials must be fully complete to be considered. Applications are due by 3:20 pm Friday, January 22, 2016. If selected to the Prestwick chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, you will be notified by mail. Selections will be announced on or before 3:20pm Friday, February 20, 2016. Students who are selected to the NJHS will be inducted in a ceremony held in March.
Thank you for your dedication to the ideals of scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and service. Please contact us if we may answer any questions concerning the application or related processes. We look forward to your interest in NJHS!
Our Lobo Athletes are doing great things!
LMS Lobo Basketball
January 21 5:30/6:30/7:30 p.m.
8C/8B/8A at Myers MS
7C/7B/7A at Myers MS
LMS Lady Lobo Basketball
January 21 5:30/6:30/7:30 p.m.
8C/8B/8A vs. Myers MS
7C/7B/7A vs. Myers MS
3rd Grade Spotlight
Counselor's Corner- Update from Mrs. Burrell
Mrs Burrell has been meeting with the students in Grade K through 5 at PSA on a monthly basis to teach the 8 Habits of Happy Kids leadership skills for our Guidance classes:
September-Be Proactive- Take Charge of yourself
October-Begin with the End in Mind-Set Goals and Have a Plan
November-Put First Things First and prioritize your life (Work before Play)
December-Think Win--Win, Everyone Can Win!
January-Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood (LIsten with your heart and your eyes, not just your ears. (Empathy)
Mrs. Burrell and the students have discussions about the habits, read books, do activities, and learn about the habits that they can apply to their every-day activities to become better leaders at Prestwick STEM and beyond!
Administrators, counselors, staff, students, and translators will be on site to assist you, as needed. Please mark your calendars now and make plans to attend this tremendously informative event designed to help all LEISD secondary students Chart Your Course for success! Make plans now to attend. Please visit the district website or click HERE for more information and the event flyer.