Student Portal Available through
Texas Assessment Management System The portal
provides students and parents access to scores from the
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS),
including TAKS–Modified (but not including TAKS–Alternate),
and the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment
TISD Bad Weather Closing
The district may close schools for a full day or
part of a day because of bad weather or emergency
conditions. Check the district web site, listen to radio
stations KPYK, WBAP, KGVL, other metro stations, or tune
in to television channels 4, 5, 8, or 11 for official
Channel 4, FOX,
Channel 5, KXAS,
Channel 8, WFAA,
www.wfaa.com ( http://www.wfaa.com/
Channel 11, KTVT,
The news stations will only list schools that are
closed or delayed through their notifications.
notifications will be made via phone and email using
Messenger. Messenger uses contact information
from Infinite Campus student data records and includes
email addresses and all phone numbers included as
parent/guardian contact preferences.
No registration is required.
information about Messenger.
A student shall show acceptable evidence
of vaccination prior to entry, attendance, or transfer to
a child-care facility or public or private elementary or
secondary school in Texas.
Parents: Be sure that
immunizations are up to date for those students
entering Kindergarten and 7th grade for 2012-2013
7th graders need 3
(1) TdaP within last 5 years, (2)
Varicella #2 and (3) Meningococcal.
Kindergarteners need 4 year boosters as
well as 2 doses of Hepatitis A.
Reading Is Fundamental has developed printable parent
guides on a variety of topics to help promote the
habit of reading in families.
Those interested can download, print, copy and
distribute any or all of these materials for free! Learn more at
WEBSITE EMPOWERS PARENTS TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC
(Other Audiences: Principals, Parents, Parent
PARENT TIPS ON
HELPING CHILDREN AS THEY LEARN TO READ (Other
Audiences: Principals, Teachers, Early Educators,
Parents, PR Staff)
In response to the
National Institutes of Health study indicating that
moms’ literacy is pivotal to kids’ academic success,
the Nemours Foundation posted a five-point set of tips
on reading: (1) Listening and Learning, (2) Your
Growing Reader, (3) What to Read, (4) When and How to
Read, and (5) Making Time to Read.
“How Parents Can Help
Their Children as They Learn to Read”
Family members district wide have
the opportunity to volunteer on any campus they
choose. The mission of the VIPS is to promote family
involvement in the educational future of our children.
Their goals are:
-- To encourage participation through volunteering
-- To make the school a center for the community
-- To help the school by raising funds to be used in
the education of students