Martin News

November 18, 2021

Fall Reminders

Parents, as the weather changes, your child/children will be wearing sweaters, jackets, hats, gloves and coats. Please make sure you write your student's name in their items. At this time we have many items in our lost and found with no names; If your child is missing an item please have them look in the lost and found.

Reminders for the School Day

Parents, it is still highly encouraged that students continue to wear masks to school. Please make sure your child/children have a mask on before leaving home if you would like for them to continue wearing one.


Parents, student health and wellness continue to be a priority. Please send a water bottle to school with your child, clearly marked with their first and last name. Students will have the opportunity to refill it mid-day. Due to the amount of water spilled in the hallways, the amount of lost class time, and the amount of misbehavior at the water fountain, students will no longer be given cups.

Lost Student I.D. badges

Parents if your students ID badge has be lost or damaged, please note that it can be replaced for $3.

Martin Parent U

Please join us for Martin Parent U on Thursday, November 18, from 4:30p-5:30p in person and a virtual Parent U 6:15p-7:00p.


In Person

4:30p-4:35p Introductions

4:35p-4:50p Understanding iStation

4:50p-5:05p Understanding iReady

5:05p-5:30p Resource Pick-Up Charts.


Virtual

6:15p-6:25p Introductions

6:25p-6:40p Understanding iStation

6:40p-6:55p Understanding iReady

6:55-7:00 Closing

Parent Inventory and Consent to Test

Alief ISD is currently accepting Kindergarten referrals for Alief’s Gifted and Talented program If you would like to refer your student for GT testing, please complete the Parent Inventory and Consent to Test form by November 20, 2021.

Nutrition

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATIONS

Although Alief is currently distributing meals free of charge to the community, it is very important that these applications are completed and returned to your child's teacher. These applications help our campus receive additional funding that directly benefits students through resources, program, and supplies. Please click on the link below for more information.


https://www.aliefisd.net/Page/1310

Lunch

We would like to thank our parents for the heathy lunch choices you are making for your student, whether it is receiving lunch from school or bringing something from home. If you are packing a lunch from home please be mindful that cookies and chips alone are not nutritional and should not be the only item packed. Our students have to get through a full day and we want then to have a well balanced lunch to help carry them through the day.

Please help support your community and your house, by donating a new toy!

Get Your Picture Taken, Don't Miss Out!

Happy Thanksgiving

There will be no school from Nov. 22rd-Nov. 26th for Thanksgiving break. Students will also be out Monday, Nov. 29th for teacher planning day. Please take this time to relax with family, friends and give thanks! School will resume Tuesday, November 30..

December Testing

Dear Parents,


Your child will be taking a district common assessment on the dates below. The test will be monitored live for virtual learning and face to face students. All students will take the test on SchoolCity. SchoolCity is an online program designed for testing. For a successful testing session:

  • Students should get a good nights rest the night before their test
  • Students should eat a healthy balanced breakfast, or come to school by 7:45am to receive breakfast from the cafeteria

Testing Dates

December 7th Math 2nd-4th grades

December 8th Reading 2nd-4th grades

December 9th Reading 1st grade

December 14th Science 1st grade

December 15th Science Kinder, 2nd-4th grades

Character Strong- December-Cooperation

Please wear Green on Thursday, December 2, to show your Cooperation.

Dates to Remember

November 22-26 Thanksgiving week

November 29 No School

November 30 School Resume

December 2 Progress Reports Go Home

December 2 Wear Green