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DATES TO KNOW: 

  • April 12 - April 25: Scholastics Virtual Book Fair
  • April 23: School Store for Virtual Students
    • Virtual students will get the opportunity to come to campus and spend their  merit points, more info to come!

Download April A/B calendar


VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

Join our Virtual Book fair from April 12-25, scholastic has all kinds of books from toddlers to High School and free shipping is available on book orders of $25 or more.

Virtual Book Store will go live on April 12, visit: https://tinyurl.com/NW-Virtualbookfair


VACCINE OPPORTUNITY

We are very excited to announce that through a partnership with HEB Pharmacy, YES Prep Public Schools will be offering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination at many of our campuses in April! This is a FREE one-dose vaccine and is available to all YES Prep staff, students, and families who are 18 years of age or older. If you are interested in signing up for an opportunity to get a vaccine please complete this brief survey.


LEGACY HEALTH CLINIC SESSIONS

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Legacy Clinic Online Sessions

2021-2022 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

The YES Prep 21-22 calendar is now available on the YES Prep Website. Here are some highlights of the calendar:

  • The first day of school for students is August 16, 2021.
  • The last day of school for students is June 2, 2021.
  • There will be 176 total instructional days in the 2021-22 school year.
  • The Academic Calendar aims to support students and families.
    • YES Prep will have over 80,000 instructional minutes in the 2021-22 school year, which is approximately 4,000 more minutes than in years past. These additional minutes will support students to close learning gaps created by COVID.
    • Staff Professional Development (including 5 Early Dismissal days) has been placed adjacent to existing holiday weekends as much as possible to help families manage this time off for students.
    • YES Prep non-partnership campuses will have consistent start and end times every school day (excluding the five early dismissal days on the calendar). We will create partnership specific calendars for YES Prep Northbrook MS/HS, YES Prep Hoffman, and YES Prep Eisenhower by June 1.

ATHLETICS UPDATE

Students who were interested in joining the Boys and Girls Basketball team have been contacted. We request that students have their Physical done by April 14.

*If your student participated last year at YES Prep Northwest, they DO NOT require a new Physical.

Date

Event

April 13​

SAVE THE DATE:

Parent information Night​ @ 6 pm

JOIN MEETING LINK

April 14​

Tentative - Basketball Try-Outs: 4-5p & 6-7​p

April 19​

Tentative - Basketball Try-Outs: 4-5p & 6-7​p

April 20​

Online Basketball Draft Announcement​

April 21st​

1st Game and Practice​

If at anytime you have any questions, please contact Coach Davis:


STAAR UPDATE

STAAR logo

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:

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

To obtain additional STAAR information visit and view the district wide schedule, visit: https://www.yesprep.org/families/student-assessments/staar/2021-spring-staar 


Action Required: RE-ENROLLMENT FORM

We are asking all HAWKS Families to complete the Re-enrollment form located in Skyward, this form will only provide us with your intent for next year. The form is short, no need to upload any documents. We use this information to prepare for the next school year such as scheduling.

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

Step 2: Locate this form

re-enrollment image in skyward

 


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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