UPDATED--> MARCH 15, 2019
SCIENCE STAAR BENCHMARK
Wednesday, March 20th
We will be administering our science STAAR benchmark on Wednesday, March 20th. Please refrain from scheduling appointments for your children on that day. This benchmark will provide valuable data that we utilize as we plan science instruction and review for the remainder of the year.
Friday, March 29, 2019
The date is set for the annual PTA Carnival. More information will be sent home about the carnival and silent auction as the date approaches.
STAAR MATH ASSESSMENT
1st Administration: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
5th grade and 8th grade are both SSI (Student Success Initiative) years. Students in grades 5 and 8 must pass the MATH STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness) TEST to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level. All students will participate in the FIRST administration of the 5th grade MATH STAAR TEST on Tuesday, April 9th. Please refrain from scheduling appointments for your children on this day.
STAAR READING ASSESSMENT
1st Administration: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
5th grade and 8th grade are both SSI (Student Success Initiative) years. Students in grades 5 and 8 must pass the READING STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness) TEST to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level. All students will participate in the FIRST administration of the 5th grade READING STAAR TEST on Wednesday, April 10th. Please refrain from scheduling appointments for your children on this day.
PARENT GUIDE TO THE STUDENT SUCCESS INTITIATIVE:
WATER ROCKS FIELD TRIP
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Meet at Forest Vista no later than 6:15AM to load busses. Students will return to FVE @8:30PM.
All the details will be sent home in the weeks prior to the field trip.
PARENT CHAPERONES: Jana Bair, Matt Blackmon, Scott Carrier, Annette Dorn, Carlyna Dowell, Nathan Kraus, Jane Laukoter, Collette Medley, Mona Olive, Brandy Garner, Melissa Macias, Michael Permetti, Hilda Tapia, Matthew Viken, and Adam Whitman
FIELD DAY 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Coach Gray has another spectacular FIELD DAY in the works. Be on the lookout for VOLUNTEER REQUESTS. We need MANY parent volunteers to make FIELD DAY as success. Please consider serving as a volunteer!
COLLEGE AND CAREER WEEK
April 22-26, 2019 (Monday-Friday)
Mrs. Haas is in the process of planning COLLEGE and CAREER WEEK. If you are interested in being a career speaker, please be on the lookout for information from Mrs. Haas as the date approaches.
Monday, April 29th @ 7:45 AM
If you have volunteered in any capacity at Forest Vista during the 2018-2019 school year, you will be invited to our annual volunteer breakfast. Forest Vista faculty members host this breakfast as a way of saying THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers. Our school could not operate like it does without the help of many volunteers. Formal invitations will be sent out in the coming weeks, but go ahead and put this on your calendar if you have volunteered at FVE this year.
CHOIR/CHIMES SPRING CONCERT
Parents/Public: Wednesday, May 1st @ 7:00 PM - FVE Cafeteria
Students/School: Thursday, May 2nd @ 8:15 AM - FVE Cafeteria
Mrs. Brackney has put together another superb concert with our talented FVE singers and ringers (choir and chimes groups). Please make plans to attend one of these performances to support this wonderful program here at FVE.
STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
May 6-10, 2019 (Monday-Friday)
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is scheduled for the first week in May. Be on the lookout for information from the PTA and our room parent for information about Staff Appreciation Week.
STAAR SCIENCE ASSESSMENT
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
5th graders will take the SCIENCE STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness) TEST onWednesday, May 15, 2019. Please refrain from scheduling appointments for your children on this day. There willonly be one administration of the SCIENCE STAAR. The SCIENCE STAAR TEST is not included in the 5th grade Student Success Initiative.
5TH GRADE “POPSICLES AND PLAYING AT THE PARK”
Monday, May 20th @ 8:15 AM – 10:15 AM
This is the “End of Year” party for our 5th grade students. The 5th graders will enjoy playing outside and eating popsicles with their friends at the park across from the school. This event is planned for Monday, May 20th from 8:15 AM – 10:15 AM.
5th GRADE AWARDS ASSEMBLY,
SLIDESHOW, and RECEPTION
Thursday, May 23rd @ 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Parents are invited to attend this very special event. The program will begin as close to 8:00 AM as possible, and it will start with an awards ceremony. Following the awards, a very special multimedia presentation (entitled Reflections of Forest Vista) will be played. It is a retrospective of highlights from your children’s elementary years. You may need a tissue or two. The event will end with a reception. The room parents will have light refreshments for all to enjoy, and it’s also a great opportunity to snap a few photographs.
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Thursday, May 23rd
The last day of school will be Thursday, May 23rd.
Students in LISD will be released early from school on this day.
Elementary Early Release @ 11:45 AM
Middle School Early Release @ 1:00 PM
High School Early Release @ 12:20 PM