Classes of 2023 and 2024
Updates for SBM's incoming 9th & 10th graders – July 2020
The School of Business and Management at Yvonne E. Ewell Townview Center
1201 East 8th Street, Dallas, TX 75203 –– (972) 925-5920 www.dallasisd.org/businessmagnet
Welcome to SBM! – Message from Mr. Rivera
Hello, incoming 9th graders and 10th graders (and parents)!
The Dallas ISD Board met on Thursday, July 23, 2020, to review/approve several agenda items. Below is a recap of what was approved, which affects the return of students to the 2020-2021 school year.
1. Classes start September 8 (virtually or in-person per district direction)
2. No Fair Day holiday (Sorry, no corny dog or turkey leg...wah wah.)
3. November 3 is now a holiday (Get out and vote! Be safe.)
4. 9-week grading periods (4 total)
5. June 18 is the last school day
On September 8, instruction may continue virtually (pending approval by the Superintendent and Board of Trustees). The Townview administrators are working collaboratively to create a master schedule to address all campuses at Townview. We will share as it becomes final in the coming weeks. In addition, a Curb-to-Classroom Guide is also being developed for the staff when in-person instruction resumes. Each campus is different and the guide will be tailored to fit Townview's student needs.
Again, as we near the return to school date, we will provide notice of how instruction will be provided.
- Israel Rivera, Principal
FISH CAMP UPDATE - August 3-5
Time: 8:00 AM Camp begins and ends at 4:30 PM
UPDATE! Fish Camp will be virtual. Review the schedule below.
Monday, August 3
Tuesday, August 4
Wednesday, August 5
Virtual platform (Microsoft Teams) will be shared via email by Ms. Mathis or Mrs. Jennifer Sanders.
Fish Camp will provide students with a glimpse of what to expect at our prestigious campus. Expectations will be high and support will be provided along the way. Parents, you are also invited to learn more and ask questions.
Parent Orientation - August 3
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
• Re-entry Plan
• Campus Updates
• Required Documents
• Enrollment Procedures
• Student Dress Code
Student virtual FISH CAMP Dress Code: Students may wear casual clothes. Hair should be groomed. Bring your smiles!
FRESHMAN SUMMER READING LIST
Do you have questions?
1. Students will write ONE paragraph (minimum 5 sentences) on similarities and difference of 5 fairy tales read.
2. Students will submit completed work to their scheduled classroom teacher when school begins. For now, store the file.
3. Illustrations of the fairy tales can be googled.
ARE YOU WONDERING WHAT 2020-2021 WILL LOOK FOR SCHOOLS IN THE FALL?
If you need the information in Spanish, please click the "En Español" tab on the website.
(Note: Video below reflects elementary level example.)
News from the Townview Librarian!
Welcome to the Townview Library! We are here for you this summer and into the coming school year, no matter the situation. You can find us online at tinyurl.com/townviewlibrary or through Twitter and Instagram @townviewlibrary with book recommendations, news in YA reading, database access, test-prep info, how-tos, and research help. The library has always been a digital hybrid, only a click away. Reach out to your librarian, Ms. Cunningham through social or at firstname.lastname@example.org whenever you have a question!
When we aren't circulating new books and magazines to students and staff, we keep an awesome (and FREE!) digital library up and running through SORA, an App by Overdrive. Our students and staff have access to thousands of audiobooks and ebooks at all grade levels, shareable across the entire district. The SORA App is free to download on any device, but can also be reached at www.soraapp.com :: SORA can also link to your public library card through the APP, so you can have one app for two libraries!
To log-in, students need to first search for Townview Magnet in DISD as their school, then use the following credentials:
Username: Student ID#
Pin: Last 4 digits of student ID#
Take care and stay safe. See you soon!
Ms. Melissa Cunningham
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