NATHAN ADAMS ARMADILLO NEWS

A Private School Education @ A Public School Price

OUR CORE BELIEFS

Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement.

Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance.

There is no excuse for poor quality instruction.

With our help, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students.

Staff members must have a commitment to children and

a commitment to the pursuit of excellence

Encouraging Our Students

NEWS YOU CAN USE-STAAR TIME

Monday, 4/20

· STAAR Testing – Grade 5 Math

Tuesday, 4/21

· STAAR Testing – Grade 3 and 4 Math

Wednesday, 4/22

· STAAR Testing – Grade 3 and 4 Reading

· STAAR Testing – Grade 5 Science

Parent Tips: Have students in bed early, give them lots of encouragement and praise, do not take child out for any appointments, do not visit them for lunch, ensure that your child arrives to school on time.


Thank you Ms. Marietta for posting this inspirational poster with your students!

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Fabulous Student Work Spotted!

Landscape for Learning

Saturday, May 2nd, 9am

12600 Welch Rd

Dallas, TX

Our partners from the Masonic Lodge are inviting the community to come together to enhance our courtyards, clean our windows and update our Learning Garden. Please bring your family and make plans to join us!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

The 2015 Rook ‘n’ Roll Texas Spring Interscholastic Chess Championship

Saturday, April 25th, 8:30am-3:30pm

12600 Welch Rd

Dallas, TX

Pre-Register by emailing to Akshay Malhotra amalhotra2016@gmail.com


The tournament participants will be divided into three sections and each section will play five rounds. We welcome all area chess clubs to participate.

Preregistration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, April 22.

Guaranteed spots in the tournament will be offered to students who are preregistered. The players will only be admitted to the tournament without preregistering if we have extra space.


REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN @ 8:30. THE FIRST ROUND WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY @ 9

SCHEDULE: 1ST Round @9AM, 2ND Round to follow. Lunch break approx. 11am. 3rd round @12pm. 4th & 5th rounds to follow.


Awards will be given to the top three placing participants in each section. Awards ceremony will begin shortly after the 5th round finishes.

LUNCH AND SNACKS WILL BE SOLD BY PTA.

PLEASE BRING CASH

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Sock Hop

Friday, April 24th, 3-5pm

12600 Welch Rd

Dallas, TX

Students can bring a can of food as their admittance fee. Proceeds go to the Foodbank of Texas.

Free Dress Day 1$

Presentation from ED Walker Principal

Friday, April 24th, 4pm

12600 Welch Rd

Dallas, TX

Principal Hefferman will be providing updates about the Dual Language Program at ED Walker in the Nathan Adams Auditorium for parents of 5th grade students moving to ED Walker.

Up & Coming

Tuesday April 21

Chess Club

Wednesday April 22

Short Grade Level Meeting

Thursday April 23

DL Meeting

Friday April 24

Sock Hop

Meeting for Parents of 5th Graders Moving to ED Walker

A Special Thank You!

Teachers and staff, thank you for all of your hard work this year. I know that our Armadillos are ready for their big day to shine!