HAWKS Family Notes 4/1
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DATES TO KNOW: 

  • April 2 & April 5: NO SCHOOL
  • April 6: Future Family Parade
    • We are inviting new families who enrolled for the 2021-2022 school year for a parade to greet them
  • April 8: Save the Date for our Virtual Open House, more details to come!
  • April 12 - April 25: Scholastics Virtual Bookfair

Download April A/B calendar


Action Required: RE-ENROLLMENT FORM

We are asking all HAWKS Families to complete the Re-enrollment form located in Skyward, we need to know your intent to return to YES Prep Northwest. We use this information to prepare for the next school year such as scheduling. The form is short, no need to upload any documents.

Step 1: Log into Skyward - http://tinyurl.com/YPSkyward

Step 2: Locate this form

re-enrollment image in skyward

STAAR UPDATE

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STAAR Testing is an annual assessments required by the State of Texas to measure progress a student has made in the subject area. STAAR Testing will begin in May, see below for schedule:

Parents of students in all grade levels should review the information on this site. Even on days where your student may not have a STAAR test, a STAAR test in another grade level may impact your student’s schedule, to obtain this schedule and additional information visit: https://www.yesprep.org/families/student-assessments/staar/2021-spring-staar 

YES Prep Northwest testing schedule:

Date STAAR Testing Subject
Tuesday, May 4 7th - Writing
Tuesday, May 25 6th, 7th, 8th - Math
Wednesday, May 26 6th, 7th, 8th - Reading
Thursday, May 27 8th - Science
Friday, May 28 8th - Social Studies

FAMILY WORKSHOPS

You are invited to join us for our virtual Family Workshop Series titled “The Teen Brain: A Neurodevelopmental Guide for Parents and Families” on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Past Tuesday event, “The Brain & Stress”. Presenter, Dr. Crystal Collier, shared the effects of stress on the developing brain as well as active coping skills and tools for managing anxiety. To view the recording of the session, click here.

To learn more about this Family Workshop & Dr. Collier, click here: https://www.yesprep.org/.../post/family-workshop-teen-brain

The next workshops:

Bonus: For those who attend, Dr. Collier will use the session attendance lists to raffle off a copy of her new book, the Neurowhereabouts Guide, a nuerodevelopmental guide for parents and families who want to prevent youth high risk behavior. The book is available in English and Spanish.


HAWKS FAMILY ASSOCIATION

We're looking for HAWKS Families wanting to be part of their students campus culture!

What you can expect:

  • Stay informed with monthly meetings, last Tuesday of every Month
  • Connect with other parents
  • Increase School Spirit
  • Volunteer opportunities to benefit our students

JOIN

If you're interested in joining our HAWKS Family Parent Association, complete this survey and we will reach out to remind and provide link to the meeting.

Meetings notes from 3/30


ATHLETICS UPDATE

Basketball will be starting in April, we have asked students to complete a survey to gage interest. Please ask your student to complete the Basketball Interest Survey no later than April 2nd. The interest form is located in their Teams under their Grade Level channel.

Participation requirements:

  • Students in 6th grade need to have an 80% or above in all classes
  • Students in 7th & 8th need a 70% or higher in all classes
  • If the student currently doesn't have all requirements in grades, still complete and Coach will reach out to the student with an academic contract to participate
  • All students will need a physical
    • Returning student-athletes (from last year) do not require a NEW physical

COMMON ASSESSMENTS

Students completed their Common Assessment this week (March 29 - April 1), we wanted to share a highlight of how we celebrated students: Video HERE


VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

We are happy to announce that this year we will have our book fair virtually! Our Virtal Book fair will run from April 12-25.

The Book Fair will go live on April 12, visit: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/yesprepnorthwest


FAMILY DASHBOARDS

YES Prep provides different tools to help you stay connected to how your child is performing at school. Staying connected will allow you to see if your child is on track or needs additional support in their education.

Find additional information to all of our Family Dashboards here: https://northwest.yesprep.org/for-families/family-dashboards


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