- Family Notes
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May 2nd-May 6th: Teacher Appreciation Week
May 6,2022: Staff development- No school for students
May 10th: Algebra I STAAR Test- 8th graders
May 16th: Math STAAR Test 6th-8th graders
May 17th: Reading STAAR Test 6th-8th graders
May 18th: Science STAAR Test- 8th graders
May 19th: Social Studies STAAR- 8th graders
You can find the YES Prep Academic Calendar online here.
Annual Family-School Relationship Survey Closes on Sunday, April 24th
YES Prep values your feedback! To ensure we continue to provide high quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of our learners and prepare them for college and career, we want your input. Panorama safeguards your privacy, keeping your responses confidential. The survey shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to complete and will be a valuable source of information for us as we work to make our schools and district the best they can be.
If you have not yet taken the survey, please do so today by simply clicking bit.ly/FamilyRelationshipSurvey
The last day to take the survey is Sunday, April 24th at 11:59 pm. Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts with us!
End of Year Field Trips
We are excited for the opportunity to celebrate your students hard work from the year by taking each grade level on an end of year field trip. Students earn points to go on the trip through attendance (being present at school) and exhibiting our core values (earning 'Frequent Flyer Miles'). Students lose points for the trip through negative behaviors (demerits, detentions, suspensions). Students have a chance to track their points using the HERO app each day, as well as be updated on their points weekly by their grade level chair. If your student earns a spot on the trip, they will be asked to pay up to $25 depending on the event or location. We will have more information in the coming weeks on locations, permission slips, and fee collection. If you have questions, or would like to help chaperone a trip, please email your students Grade Level Chair:
6th grade: Imani.Semien@yesprep.org
7th grade: Francisco.Hernandez@yesprep.org
8th grade: Brandi.Peterson@yesprep.org
22-23 Lottery Update
Families are still able to apply for the 22-23 school year. If you are interested or you know of someone who would like to apply go to yesprep.org/sayYES. If you have any questions you can call us at 713-842-5600
Those families that have accepted a seat already and have not completed the registration your deadline to complete registration in Schoolmint in May 1st. If you need assistance logging in or knowing how to complete the forms you can come to the front office and we can assist you Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm.
Make sure your child is attending school everyday. We are having a mandated state test (STAAR) happening next month. It is important that your child arrives on time and we recommend they do not be picked up early for any appointments so they can have the time to complete their test. If you need to schedule your child appointment please schedule them on early release days or days students will be out of school.
Student Pick Up Cut Off Time
Parents and guardians, if you are picking up your student early from school, the cut-off time is 3:30 p.m. Our goal is to provide our families with the best customer service and avoid interruptions as our staff prepares for dismissal times.
- 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
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Did you miss our Family Meeting ?
See below for information that was share during our meeting along with resources to help your Aviator be prepared for STAAR & MAP Testing!
Testing Season Information- Present during our Meeting
YES Prep Testing Website- Obtain information about District Testing
Skyward --> STAAR Portal- How to access Assessment Portal on Skyward
STAAR Platform Tools- Resource on how to navigate through STAAR Test
8th Grade Science
The STAAR reference sheet can be found here or you can reach out to Mr. Garza firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a few copies to be sent home with your aviator so they can practice.
This video will teach students how to annotate their period table front and back. This is an amazing resource that has shown to increase students STAAR exam scores. Your aviator should spend the first 10-15 minutes of the testing time doing this “brain dump” to have a resource to use during the exam. We have been practicing in class so it should be something they are familiar with.
If you have any questions, please contact Jalicia Hines (713) 924-0710 or email@example.com
- Family Notes