Irma Rangel Panther News

February 2021

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2022-23 School Calendar (Base Calendar)

Check out next year's school calendar!

6th Grade Bluebonnet Participants

These 6th graders read at least 5 of the 20 books nominated as the 2022 Bluebonnet titles by the Texas Library Association. They all voted for their favorite title and made the bluebonnet garlands. They also got the materials to grow their own bluebonnet garden and each got their choice of one of the Bluebonnet titles to keep. This was open to all 6th graders. Congrats to those who opted in and participated!
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COVID HOME TESTS AVAILABLE

See details about receiving 4 at home tests via USPS.

New COVID Testing Consent Form

Update from Nurse Thomas


We have switched testing companies we are using for covid-19 rapid tests, which requires us to gather new consent forms. Parents can now fill out consent forms online if they have access to a computer or other device with access to the internet. This is a great change! The form should only take 3-5 minutes to complete online. The link is below along with our school's access code. The access code is required when consenting to testing.


Link to consent form: https://testcenter.concentricbyginkgo.com/minor-consent/


Access Code: 0KSB6I

Staff Shout-Outs

If you would like to shout-out one of our staff members for something positive, please use the link or QR code so I can include it in my our weekly staff newsletter. I know they would appreciate the positive, kind words.


Thank you so much!

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Support our PTSA - Join Today!

Inbox us for more information at irmaptsa@gmail.com!

After School Bus Routes for Tutoring and Clubs -- Starts 9/20/21

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Transportation Information

Although our bus schedules improved as the week progressed, there are still some issues we are addressing with the transportation department. Parents with questions or concerns are encouraged to call the transportation call center at 972.925.4287 or submit a Let's Talk Ticket on the transportation website at www.dallasisd.org/transportation .

To receive information regarding major bus delays via text messages, voicemails, or e-mails, sign up for the Bus Bulletin. To view your student's live bus location within a ten-minute window of projected bus arrival time, download the MYSTOP MOBILE APP.

See flyers attached in the newsletter for more details.


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View the 2021-22 School Calendar Here!

Irma Lerma Rangel YWLS will follow the "Base Calendar" schedule for the 2020-21 school year. School starts on Monday, August 16th!

School Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:35 p.m.

Rangel A/B Calendar

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2021-22 Bell Schedule


8:55 AM Students report to 1st class of the day


A/B Bell Schedule

9:00 AM – 10:45 AM 1st / 5th Period Announcements (9:05)

10:45 AM – 1:05 PM 2nd / 6th Period



  • A Lunch 10:50 AM-11:20 AM
  • B Lunch 11:25 AM-11:55 AM
  • C Lunch 12:00 PM-12:30 PM
  • D Lunch 12:35 PM- 1:05 PM



1:10 PM - 2:40 PM 3rd / 7th Period

2:45 PM - 4:25 PM 4th / 8th Period


4:25 – 4:35 Announcements and Dismissal


*****Fridays will be alternating A/B days unless it is a shortened week. ****

MEET YOUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Meet Your Office Staff

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Remind Codes

1. If you have a smartphone, get push notifications.

On your iPhone or Android phone, open your web browser and go to the following link: rmd.at/CLASSCODE BELOW

Example: rmd.at/rangel2028 or rmd.at/irywls2027

Follow the instructions to sign up for Remind. You'll be prompted to download the mobile app.



2. If you don't have a smartphone, get text notifications.

Text the message @____________ to the number 81010.

If you're having trouble with 81010, try texting @__________ to (608) 713-6479.



You can opt-out of messages at anytime by replying, unsubscribe @(specificclasscode).

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Our School Creed - Recited Each Morning with Announcements

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Please follow us on our social media sites for more school celebrations and updates!

Twitter: @RangelYWLS

Instagram: rangelywls

Facebook: Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School