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September, National Hispanic Heritage Month
Saturday, September 11, 2021- SAT Testing for Juniors
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - Parent University Session (For seniors)
Hello Senior Families,
We will be hosting our first-ever Parent University Session this upcoming 21st of September for our Seniors from 4:30- 5:30 p.m. As we know, this year is essential for Seniors as they are all applying to Colleges. We invite all Senior families to this session about how the FAFSA works, a form completed by our seniors to determine eligibility for student financial aid. You will learn more about the SAT and how Colleges use this as a metric for admission into their school. All families will also receive a copy of their student's final college list. Reach out if you have any feedback regarding your student's list.
We look forward to having you present in our call. The link to the call will be posted on our social media pages and shared with your student. If you have any questions please reach out to Ms. Trejo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Esquivel at Jassive.Esquivel@yesprep.org
Middle School Student Support Counselor- 6th-8th: Rebecca.Martinez@yesprep.org / Call: (713) 967-7866
High School Student Support Counselor- 9th- 12th: Cecilia.Mendoza@yesprep.org / Call: (713) 967-7963
If you notice a change in behavior, something has changed at home, or if student has asked to talk someone, we are here for to help! Feel free to message us with any questions or concerns.
Middle School Dean of Students: email@example.com / Call: (713) 967-9443
High School Dean of Students: firstname.lastname@example.org / Call: (713) 924-0436
Family Portal Announcement
Barb Campbell – Director of Family Engagement
Chris Darville – Managing Director of Tech Strategy
YES Prep has partnered with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to develop and deploy a modern Family Portal. This Family Portal is a user-friendly way for you to access and understand your student’s progress and communicate with their teachers. The Family Portal will provide you with key data related to your child’s success, including grades, missing assignments, attendance, and behavior, in one location and will support in-app chat, email, and live translation for more than 60 languages.
We are excited to let you know that the Family Portal is now live, and we encourage you to log in and explore the portal and its features. Check your email inbox for login instructions and your temporary password sent out on 8/16. If you did not receive an email, simply follow the steps under "Set up account" on the Family Portal Help page.
You can access the Family Portal HERE. Please let us know of any suggestions or problems you have by clicking the blue “?” icon and selecting “Help/Resources”
All students interested in participating in athletics for the 21-22 school year will need a current sports physical. Copies can be picked up with Coach Mikkelson at the gym or at the front office.
o You can schedule a physical with your provider or with Legacy (See contact info below).
Legacy Contact Information for YES Prep East End
Legacy Clinic - YES Prep East End
8329 Lawndale Street
Houston TX 77012
If you are interested in being a student manager please contact email@example.com
ACE, our afterschool program, will be kicking off on Tuesday, September, 7th 2021. Register your child now to secure a spot in a club before they are filled.
Fill out the link below:
If your student attended YES Prep East End last school year, please check your Family Skyward account and make sure you have completed the Back to school forms as soon as possible. They are due August 31st.
Skyward: https://skyward.iscorp.com/YESPrepTXStuSTS/ (PLEASE FILL OUT THE BACK TO SCHOOL FORMS IN SKYWARD!!)
If your student is absent due to a doctor's appointment, illness or court appearance, please remember to send an excuse note or documentation with your child within 2 days of return. You can also email an absent excuse note to Ms. Salazar at Oneida.Salazar@yesprep.org. If your child is out due to testing positive for COVID, please call the front office at (713) 967-7800 to inform them and send documentation upon their return, so the absence can be coded appropriately as being ill with COVID.
Please remember if your student is experiencing symptoms of any kind, please keep them home until they are well enough to return.
Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
o Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth;
o Sore throat;
o New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline);
o Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain; or
o New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever.
If you or any member of our community does begin experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. We encourage anyone at East End who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 to please notify our school by contacting Aaron Simmons (Aaron.Simmons@yesprep.org)or Sean Little (Sean.Little@yesprep.org).
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