TXVA Family Newsletter
Volume 13 March 16, 2016
March 29-April 1: STAAR testing (Grades 4, 5, 7, 8) AND
EOC for English I and II
May 2-6: HS EOC testing (some of our teachers will be out helping with this testing)
May 9-12: STAAR testing (grades 3-8) and Retesting (grades 5,8)
May 18-22: MAP testing 3-8th grades
June 21-24: STAAR retesting (grades 5,8)
July 11-15: HS EOC Retesting
Can you spare 2 minutes? We would love to share your words with our amazing teachers. Please click on the below link to fill out a quick appreciation survey for our teachers.
We are so glad that you chose TXVA! Did you know we offer a Parent Mentor Meet Up? Mark your calendar for the upcoming Mentor Meet Ups: 3/24. 4/5/16, 4/28/16, 5/10/16. A link will come to your kmail on the day of the session. Click on the blackboard link below to watch the recording from our last MMU!
Learning Coach Math Help Tuesday, March 22nd - Graphing Inequalities 12:30 pm ET / 11:30 am CT / 10:30 am MT / 9:30 am PT These workshops will help you guide your students to the correct answers by taking you through the steps to problem-solving success. A supportive and friendly workshop taught by a K12 parent, for parents who want to brush up on their own math skills.
Schedules & Routines - Online Meetup for Parents and Learning Coaches Wednesday, March 23rd 2pm ET/ 1pm CT/ Noon MT/ 11am PT Join us for a quick 30-minute session as we chat informally about the topic of burnout and the importance of knowing the warning signs and strategies to work toward a healthier balance.
How to Help Your Students Study Smarter, Not Harder Monday March 28th 2pm ET/ 1pm CT/ Noon MT/ 11am PT When “try harder” and “hurry up and finish” isn’t working, it’s time for strategic study habits! Join us as we explore the Top 10 Habits of highly effective students. Study habits are the same as any other habits—they need to be made so routine it seems strange to not do these. Great study habits = successful students and families! Presented by Jennifer Tracewell from Oregon Virtual Academy.
Minecraft, coding, oceanography, robotics, anyone? Want to join one of our amazing Student Clubs? Click on the above link to see what we have to offer!
Classic Lanes Bowling in Sulphur Springs with Mrs. Brandi Caddell and Mrs. Debby Hester
Quakertown Park in Denton with Mrs. Cindy Rayburn
Dr. Pepper Museum with Mrs. Lani Steinhaus in Waco