The Power Ranger Press


The Power Ranger Press


It's April! I hope state testing has gone well for you these last two weeks! We've enjoyed spending time with you! Some of you haven't tested yet but are scheduled in the next few weeks. Get some good rest the night before your tests, relax and try your best. We believe in you and know you're capable of amazing things!

In April, the ISOK Student Support Team will be celebrating and acknowledging Community Service Month, Month of the Military Child, Earth Day, and many more ASCA Awareness Days.

Each week you'll find news, information, action items, and fun from the ISOK Student Support Team! Please read carefully and enjoy this issue of The Power Ranger Press!


Ginger Allison

ISOK Student Support Program Manager

American School Counselor Association Awareness Days: April 2021

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ISOK Weekly Announcement:

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ISOK Student Support Team

The ISOK Student Support Team (AKA Power Rangers), is the team that offers support programming alongside your academics. Let me introduce them to you!

ISOK Student Support Program Manager

Ginger Allison,

Engagement Specialists

Shereta Sweet,

Mona Earnest,

Megan Moser,

Bo McIlvoy,

Student Resource Coordinator

Brittany Eck,

Career Counselors

Jason Deskin,

Abi McCalister,

Academic Counselors

Alexandra Orton,

Anelicia Brimacomb,

Kaitie Quinlan,

Strong Start Requirements!

All ISOK students are responsible for completing the following tasks:

  • Strong Start Connection Call with CFA
  • Attend Strong Start Live Orientation Session
  • Strong Start Online Learning Course
  • Strong Start Star 360 Reading Growth Assessment
  • Strong Start Star 360 Math Growth Assessment

You will learn more about how to complete these tasks in orientation.

New Student Support Activities:

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Important Notice!

If you are graduating this year, you senior slides need to completed and sent to Mr. Deskin or Mrs. McCalister by Wednesday, April 21. If you need the templates, please request them at the email addresses below or download the templates here.

New! In-Person Graduation Ceremony RSVP

Seniors, if you are planning to attend in-person graduation, you must RSVP here for yourself and up to 2 guests. See Graduation Newsletter for more information.

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This Week's Student Support Schedule:

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ISOK Support Groups

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Student Needs Assessment Survey

The ISOK Student Support Team has created a survey to identify students' needs. This information is completely confidential and will be strictly used for screening purposes only, so that we can offer community resource connections, one on one and small group support and better serve your students. Please complete the survey by following the link below.

Student Resources

New! Student Resources

The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and HOW of all the programs and platforms ISOK students utilize.

New! ISOK Truancy Explained

Want to know more about ISOK truancy and attendance procedures? Check out this resource!

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Stride in Spanish


Stride has a Spanish version of their website:

Stride has a Spanish version of the Parent Portal:

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Learning Coach's Corner!

RockENROLL Guide

Your ticket to re-register for SY 21-22!

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We are happy to see more Learning Coaches visiting and supporting one another in our new online community built for Learning Coaches. Our LC Community is a safe and caring online space where you can:

• Find, connect, and develop relationships with other Learning Coaches

• Find school specific information and resources

• Learn from and encourage other Learning Coaches

You can access our school’s LC Community from the K12 App by logging in with your Learning Coach credentials and clicking the Community tab at the bottom.

Don’t have the K12 App? Download the K12 App on your iOS or Android device today!

Join us today at!

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Stride User Research Studies

The User Research team at Stride will have a variety of research studies in the field for the month of April.

We want you to be aware of them and hopefully participate so we can better support you and your students.

In the event you are contacted by someone on your staff to confirm validity of outreach, below are recruitment efforts underway from our User Research team for April 2021 studies.

Not all studies may be listed below.

If a school or family receives an email from Diane Hopkins at Engage In Depth (, the request is valid.


Survey: get feedback on Newrow


Survey: Tentative - topic not defined


Survey: feedback from 6-12 students on OLS Themes

Ideation Session: Tentative - socialization ideas grades 9-12

Usability: Student Assignment Workflow

Survey: 6-12 students on new IOL curriculum


Survey: get feedback from K-1 LCs about new curriculum models.

Survey: K-1 New curriculum model feedback

Survey: 6-12 LCs on new IOL curriculum


Survey: Get feedback from teachers using new Math 7 & Algebra 1 curriculum materials from the Hub

E2E: OLS Gradebook Import UX

Interviews: k-1 teacher interviews about new curriculum model

PILOT STUDIES: Staff/Classes already assigned to participate in research

Interviews: Math 8 teachers to understand usage & pain points

Survey: Math 8 teachers to gain feedback on experience.

Interviews: Math 8 Control Teachers, to gain feedback on current course experience