PRINCIPAL'S NEWSLETTER

November 2021

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Dear Parents/Guardian,

Welcome to the month of November! It is hard to believe that we are in week 13 of the school year.

PLEASE NOTE:

Team Success will be closed the entire Thanksgiving week-November 22-26, 2021. Please enjoy this time with your family and friends. School will resume on November 29, 2021. This is the final stretch of the first semester. Before we all know it, 2021 will come to an end.

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Progress reports will be going home on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Your child will bring home a paper copy of the report card. Please feel free to check your child's grades on FOCUS at any time and request a parent-teacher conference as needed. At this time, we still encourage phone conference due to COVID.

GREAT NEW PARTNERSHIP NEWS

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA & TEAM SUCCESS

Team Success is pleased to announce a new partnership with USF. This program is aimed at our current juniors and seniors, although Team Success anticipates that our freshman and sophomores will also take advantage of this opportunity in a couple of years. Encourage your high schoolers to keep up their great work and shoot for this goal.

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IMPORTANT DATES

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SOCCER TRYOUTS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS & GIRLS

Lead by Coach Martinez & his team

We are pleased to announce that this year we will be having a soccer team. All permission slips need to be filled out and turned in to Coach Martinez to be able to stay for soccer tryouts. All students who will be trying out must wear proper sporting attire to be able to practice during tryouts. Parents please make sure that your child's physical is up to date and turned into the office/clinic for them to be able to be part of this team. We are requiring for all members of the soccer team to maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain in the team.


Girls tryouts: November 1st & 3rd from 4:00-5:00PM.

Boys tryouts: November 2nd & 4th from 4:00-5:00PM.


PLEASE NOTE:


Students must bring their own water bottle.

Parents must pick up students by 4:50 pm.


GOOD LUCK! Let's go Wolves!

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ACCREDITATION STATUS UPDATE

The school would like to provide you with an update regarding our accreditation. Last month, the admin team had a READINESS REVIEW with COGNIA, the institution which has been evaluating our school. Based on the feedback provided by the lead evaluator, Team Success had a successful review and will be allowed to complete the final steps to accreditation through the Engagement Review in the spring. COGNIA will send their final accreditation decision to Team Success by the end of June 2022. The accreditation is retroactive which means that the school will be accredited starting with 2021-2022 school year.


WHY IS ACCREDITATION IMPORTANT?

Accreditation is designed to help educational institutions boost their ongoing performance efforts for the benefit of their students. Participating in an accreditation program demonstrates the school's commitment to raising student performance and accountability. Please note that a charter school is NOT required by law to get accredited. Team Success decided to move forward with the accreditation to add another distinction to its name. As you might know, Team Success is one of the top three high-performing, Title 1 charter schools in the entire state of Florida, which has a total of 677 charter schools.


BENEFITS OF ACCREDITATION

  • Parents can confidently make informed decisions about their children's education, knowing their child's school is accredited.
  • Students from accredited schools gain greater access to federal loans, scholarships, post-secondary education, and military programs that may require students to attend an accredited institution.
  • Accreditation by Cognia lets other schools and colleges know that your child is coming from a school system that strives to provide the best education possible.
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K-5th Grade: OH, WHAT A READING NIGHT! - DECEMBER 7, 2021

The Parental Involvement Team (P.I. team) proudly announces our next event "Oh, What a Reading Night. "Appropriate Christmas Pajama Edition"


Please join us December 7th, 2021 from 5:00-7:00pm. The event will include reading tips and tricks.


Flyers will go home before FALL Break so you may write down the amount of people attending this event so we have an idea of how many people to expect for this night. Please return the flyer back marked if you will attend the event and the amount of people attending. We truly appreciate all the support and hope to get many of these flyers back before our event in December.


We will be having one of our local libraries on campus so you are able to sign up for free library card. We will be having four stations with different Reading Activities by grade level and an opportunity for all our students to go home with a book of there choice. You don't want to miss out!


The P.I. team will be sending home a flyer with additional information about the event. We look forward to seeing you!


Please feel free to call the parental involvement coordinator, Mrs. Liz, with any questions: (941)714-7260 ext. 215.

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Reading Tips for Parents:

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