TOPS Weekly Scholar

February 8, 2016 --- Today we LEARN. Tomorrow we LEAD!

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K12 Parent/Learning Coach Information

Do you need a place to go for tips, reviews on navigating the OLS, and perhaps to even find out outings, events, and make parent connections? Please visit our K12 TOPS Start Page. Bookmark the website and visit it often throughout the year!
http://tops.k12start.com/

Your TOPS Faculty and Staff!

TOPS Facebook Page

Have you joined our Facebook page yet? If not, please like our page and visit us often! We will post important information, reminders, and even pictures of our outings and events!
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Learning Coach Mentor Meet-Ups!

Mentor Meet ups are a great place for new learning coaches to get their wings!


Here are the dates for the rest of the year. A kmail will come to families on the day of each MMU with the link.


2/16/16, 3/1/16, 3/24/16, 4/5/16, 4/28/16, and 5/10/16 CLICK THIS LINK TO ATTEND
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K12 National Student Clubs

Are you interested in building social relationships with other students across our K12 schools who may have a shared interest with you? Click on the link below to learn more about the clubs and sign-up!

http://www.k12.com/k12-student-clubs
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School Outings and Events Calendar

Would you like to connect with other K12 Texas students and parents? Would you like to meet some of our teachers and staff? Please be sure and visit our calendar of events. We look forward to getting the chance to meet you in person!

Click here for our calendar: http://tops.k12start.com/calendar/
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In Addition to Kmail, you may reach us at following numbers and emails:

Leslie Smith, Principal: 832-265-2969; lsmith@k12.com
Katie Skillrud, Operations Manager:
972-420-1404, Ext. 1001 kskillrud@k12.com
Alisha Valdez, Lead Teacher:
817-631-3197 avaldez@k12.com
Bre'Anna Murphy, Registrar: 972-420-1404, Ext. 1005 bmurphy@k12.com
Main TOPS Office: 972-420-1404
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Send some kudos to your teachers or anyone at the school you'd like to praise!

Click the link below to send a shout-out to the teachers or staff member of your choice!
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JOmK_N-0D5GwogaKy0iV7ElOdYboReDxBW9-4PxjxQk/viewform
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Mark Your Calendars!

Feb. 8-12- Interim Assessments in Study Island
Feb. 15- School Holiday
March 7-11- Spring Break


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Testing Dates!

February 8-12: Interim Testing (Study Island)
March 29-April 1: STAAR testing (Grades 4, 5, 7, 8)
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: Spring Scantron Testing Window
June 21-24: STAAR retesting (grades 5,8)
July 11-15: HS EOC Retesting
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Did you know there's a K12 app that allows you to enter your attendance from your mobile device? Click below for more information.

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Do you have something you would like to share?

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Are you looking for a way to expand your knowledge?

We currently offer the Advanced Learners Program at TOPS for any 3-8 student who was identified as gifted at a previous school district or looking for enrichment opportunities here with us.


Learning circles meet periodically for students, usually on Thursdays at 2pm CST. We also have learning coach sessions from time to time.


If you are interested in ALP, please kmail Teresa Heims or email at theims@k12.com.

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