• Family Notes

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Greetings, Aviator Families!

We hope that you had a wonderful week. It was great to see so many of you at our Fall Festival this week.  As we head into Fall Break, we are so grateful for all of our Aviator Families. Thank you for your continued support of our students and school community.  

Have a wonderful break!  

 Mr. Sander 

November 22nd- 26th: Fall Break- No School for Students and Staff

November 29th: Students return to school

December 3: Early Dismissal 1:00pm

You can find the YES Prep Academic Calendar online here.

 
Fall Break :
There will be no school for students and staff during the Fall break staring on Monday November 22 - Friday November 26. All students and staff will return to their schedule on Monday November 29th.  
 
Early Dismissal:
 We will have Early Dismissal on Friday, December 3rd for Staff Development. All Aviators will be released at 1:00pm
 
 

Nutrition News

Maria Carlos, Operation Specialist for Child Nutrition

K12 by Elior would like to share their monthly newsletter that gives their respective take on health and nutrition in their November issue of Nutrition News

K12 by Elior desea compartir su boletín mensual que da su respectiva opinión sobre salud y nutrición en su edición de noviembre de Nutrition News

 

Family Portal Challenge 

This Family Portal is a user-friendly way for you to access and understand your child’s progress and communicate with their teachers and campus leaders. The Family Portal provides you with key data related to your child’s success, including grades, missing assignments, attendance, and behavior, in one location and will support in-app chat, email, and live translation for more than 60 languages. We encourage you to log in and explore the Family Portal and its features. 

 

You can access the Family Portal at https://familyportal.yesprep.org Check your email inbox for login instructions and your temporary password sent out on 8/16/21. If you did not receive an email, simply follow the steps under "Set up account" on the Family Portal Help page. The campus with the highest percentage of families logged in at the end of the semester will have breakfast delivered to their next family association meeting. 

 

If you experience any issues or have suggestions to improve the Family Portal, click the blue “?” icon (Help / Resources) on the login screen to submit a help desk ticket. 

 

 

Family Surveys: Your Voice Matters!

To ensure we continue to provide high-quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of your children and prepare them for college and career, we need your input.

We have once again partnered with Panorama Education to conduct a series of surveys over the course of the 2021-2022 school year to help us make our classrooms, schools and district the best they can be.

Elementary families: You will be asked to complete two (2) surveys. The first is the Family-School Relationships Survey, which will allow you to share your experiences with your child’s school and your experience at YES Prep. The second survey is the Pre-K-2 grade Teacher Pathway Survey, which allows families to share their child’s experience with their specific classroom teacher. If your child is in third grade, they will complete this survey in class.

Secondary families: You will be asked to complete the Family-School Relationships Survey. All students in grades 6-12 will complete the Teacher Pathway Survey in class on Dec. 3.

On Nov. 29, be sure to check your email for your unique survey link and access code. You can complete the surveys online before Dec. 22, 2021, using a computer, tablet or smartphone. If you do not receive an email, please contact your school. We thank you in advance for your feedback

Basket Ball Team:

Congratulations to the students who made the basketball team! We will be able to have a limited number of fans at each game. Our first home scrimmage for our girls team will be on Wednesday, December 8th at 5pm. Be on the lookout for more information on how to reserve a ticket (students), or procedures for visiting our games safely!

22-23 Lottery is open:

Our lottery for the 2022-2023 school year is now open ! We will be accepting applications for 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade.  

If you have family or friends who are interested in attending YES Prep Hobby next year, please have them submit their application online at https://yesprep.schoolmint.net.  

Current Aviator families do not have to reapply to the lottery. If you currently have a child in 5th grade who you would like to attend YES Prep Hobby, please ensure that you submit their application online.

 

Resource Links:

  • Transportation - View our current bus routes
  • Skyward -  View grades: assignment grades, progress report grades, and report card grades. Attendance: tardies, absences, etc. Schedule: classes your student is enrolled in.
  • Schoology -  parental access to Schoology, you can sign up for weekly reports as well as impersonate your child/children to view their classes, current and upcoming assignments, grades, etc. Schoology one pager: English | Español.
  • HERO - Behavior tracker
  • FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS!

    Follow us on social media to stay updated on campus events, get to meet our teachers, and watch other fun campus culture videos!
    Instagram: @yesprephobby
    Facebook: @yesprephobby
    YouTube: YES Prep Hobby

Masks for Staff and Students

Given the continued rise in confirmed cases, it is now our expectation that all students and staff wear masks. When masks are worn consistently and correctly, they not only protect you but others as well. In general, people do not need to wear masks when outdoors. People should wear a mask in crowded outdoor settings or during activities that involve sustained close contact with other people or if they or someone in their household is immunocompromised.

  Exception(s):

  •  A student who cannot wear a mask, or cannot safely wear a mask, because of a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq.). Please reach out to our Special Populations team if you require assistance.
  • A student is not expected to wear a mask while eating or drinking but should maintain physical distance as possible. The mask should be stored in a safe, clean location and should be worn immediately thereafter.

Message from the Clinics Office:

We ask that you, as always, watch for symptoms of COVID-19.

Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:

  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth;
  • Sore throat;
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline);
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain; or
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever

If a student begins to experience any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. If a student is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 to please notify our school by contacting the front office at 713-842-5600. We appreciate your continued support as we work together to ensure the safety of our school community. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our front office team. 

If your student is absent please remember to send an excuse note or documentation with your child when they return. You can also email an absent excuse note to Ms. Rocha at candy.rocha@yesrep.org.  

 

 

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