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TISD District Code:   LGJPZS

TISD Antibullying Initiatives:
Freedom From Bullying
Cease and Desist      Spanish

Bullying online parent resources:
10 Ways to Stop a Bully
Is Your Child a Bully?
Cyberbullying (web sites)

Testing Calendars Spring 2014

Title 1 Parent Resources
Title 1 Parent Handbook   Spanish
Title 1 Parents as Partners    Spanish

TISD Clothes Closet (school uniforms) is housed at Special Services, 212 W. High Street.  Please contact Bonnie Dockery, 972-563-7580, for information.

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAARTM)
STAAR Comparison Chart
Click for more information and resources on Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), including TAKS (Accommodated), TAKS–Modified (TAKS–M), Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™), STAAR Alternate, and STAAR Modified.
Terrell ISD Grading Guidelines
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TISD Bad Weather Closing Policy
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 announcements.
Channel 4, FOX, www.myFOXdfw.com ( http://www.myfoxdfw.com/ )
Channel 5, KXAS, www.nbc5i.com ( http://www.nbc5i.com/ )
Channel 8, WFAA, www.wfaa.com ( http://www.wfaa.com/ )
Channel 11, KTVT, www.cbs11tv.com ( http://www.cbs11tv.com/ )
web site, www.terrellisd.org ( http://www.terrellisd.org/ )
The news stations will only list schools that are closed or delayed through their notifications.

Emergency 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. Print/view more information about Messenger.

Emergency notifications will continue to be made also through Flash Alert.  If you have not registered for Flash Alert, please view/print Flash Alert registration instructions.  If you need to check or update your Flash Alert registration, please view/print instructions.

Bacterial Meningitis
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 school year. 
7th graders need  3 immunizations updated:
(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.

For more  information, see Texas DSHS website 
 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-12
 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students PreK & Childcare

Parental Permission to Administer Medications English    in Spanish



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 http://www.rif.org/parents/resources/parentguide.mspx.


WEBSITE EMPOWERS PARENTS TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT (Other Audiences:  Principals, Parents, Parent Organizations, Teachers)

Parent Corner—Discovery Education’s free Web site—empowers parents to support their student’s academic achievement.  Go to http://school.discoveryeducation.com/parents/.


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”


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    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:
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    -- To make the school a center for the community
    -- To help the school by raising funds to be used in the education of students

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