IDEA Alamo

Lowest grade taught: Kindergarten - Highest grade taught: 1st Grade

Operating as usual

Timeline photos 12/21/2022

IDEA Public Schools Child Nutrition Program partnered with Junior League of El Paso, Inc. to host a "Shoe and Sock” drive for migrants. 🧦 All IDEA school campuses in El Paso joined to provide shoes and socks in hopes to collect 1,000 pairs. Learn more on KVIA ABC-7: https://ideaps.org/3G0lEiS

12/16/2022

IDEA Public Schools wishes our scholars, staff, and families a wonderful winter break! β˜ƒοΈβ€‹

🎁 IDEA Public Schools will be closed from December 19 – January 2. Scholars resume classes on January 5. πŸŽ“β€‹

Stay safe and healthy while you're away! Learn how in our latest blog: https://ideaps.org/3HMwOZQ

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/16/2022

We're having a holly jolly good time in our schools this week! πŸŽ„ ​
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With only one day left before winter break, you won't want to miss out on all the excitement and surprises that are in store at school tomorrow! 🀩

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/15/2022

It's the most wonderful time of the year! β˜ƒοΈ Our scholars are celebrating the hard work they put into this semester and are out in the community representing their schools and celebrating their achievements. 🎁 ​
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IDEA scholars and staff are having fun and celebrating their work with winter formals, holiday parades, and dress days! Check out the festivities happening at an IDEA campus near you! 🀩

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/14/2022

Don't be a Grinch by stealing your presence from our schools! 😨 Give your teachers and classmates the gift of attendance this week by encouraging our scholars and their peers to show up every day leading up to break! 🎁

Photos from IDEA Valley View's post 12/13/2022

We love watching our newest schools begin new traditions for their scholars and communities! β€‹πŸ€©
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Over the weekend, scholars, staff, and families from IDEA Valley View hosted their first annual "Hearts ❀️ for the Homeless" event where they doubled their goal and made over 600 sandwiches to serve the unhoused in Cincinnati. Learn more about IDEA Greater Cincinnati and the impact we're making in Ohio. πŸ’‘ ideapublicschools.org/regions/greater-cincinnati/

Photos from IDEA Bassett's post 12/12/2022

The IDEA Bassett College Prep Hawks celebrated Team & Family at their inaugural Sneaker Ball this weekend! πŸ•Ί Scholars enjoyed a night of dancing and fun in the school gym with 1 requirement: sneakers only! πŸ‘Ÿ ​

🀩 Check out some of our scholars' fashion and footwear from the dance and learn more about our IDEA schools in Florida on our website: ideapublicschools.org/states/florida/.

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/12/2022

Scholars at IDEA Mays Academy apply their knowledge and vocabulary in hands-on science labs with Ms. Cuellar. πŸ§‘β€πŸ”¬β€‹

Check out their investigation where they explored weathering, erosion, deposition, and how landforms like canyons and deltas are formed. πŸ”

Timeline photos 12/11/2022

✈️ The costs of traveling can influence when you want to book a trip but be mindful of the costs to your children’s education when they’re absent from class. When one student is absent, all students suffer.

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/09/2022

Congratulations! πŸŽ‰ 18 IDEA seniors have been selected as finalists for the QuestBridge National College Match Program! This year, our students are among 5,613 seniors nationwide selected from over 17,900 applications! ​

The program is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation’s most selective colleges. πŸŽ“ Learn more about the National College Match Program and our finalists’ schools at https://ideaps.org/3uzWpNY

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/08/2022

We'd like to give a shoutout to our Magical Unicorn and SIS Coordinator at IDEA Converse. The magical unicorn will pay a visit to homerooms with perfect attendance, so be sure not to miss out tomorrow!​

SIS Coordinators play an integral role in shaping our campuses and culture. To learn more about this role and more careers at IDEA, follow our careers page: IDEA Public Schools Careers.

12/07/2022

Join us for a Campy Christmas at Camp RIO at Historic Lula Sams this Saturday, Dec. 10! πŸ•οΈ Bring the family out for canoeing, archery, s'mores, and more camp fun! πŸͺ΅ ​

🎟️ Admission is $10 per person and children 2 and under are FREE! https://camprio.org/

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/06/2022

FFA state-qualifier Jimena Garnica placed 5th in the Texas FFA's Spanish Creed Speaking state contest after a warm send-off from the IDEA Palmview Aggie Team & Family. Congratulations Jimena! πŸ₯³β€‹

Read more about Jimena's journey to competing in the Texas Spanish Creed Leadership Development Event and how her CTE class in Agricultural Science developed her into a state finalist. πŸ’‘ Blog: https://ideaps.org/3HcxRSE

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/05/2022

It was a beautiful weekend for our annual Healthy Kids Here 5K & Health Expo in Austin! We'd like to give a special shoutout to IDEA Kyle for sweeping the 5K with Coach Nohemi leading the way! Way to go Knights! πŸ€©β€‹

Thank you to our IDEA Austin Team & Family for your participation and support! πŸ’™ Be sure to register for an upcoming IDEA 5K event happening in a region near you: https://ideapublicschools.org/5k/ πŸƒ

Timeline photos 12/04/2022

There's not much we can do about the weather, but there are steps you can take to avoid absences. , check out some tips for making sure your scholar makes it to school on time every day during the winter months: ​

❄️ Be Ready - Have your backpack, jacket, hat, and umbrella ready the night before. ​

❄️ Plan Ahead - Check the forecast to prepare for road and weather conditions.​

❄️ Have a backup plan – Who can you call if you need a ride to school?

Photos from IDEA Valley View's post 12/02/2022

Scholars and teachers in our newest region, IDEA Greater Cincinnati, are keeping their launch year momentum as we enter the final weeks of 2022! πŸš€β€‹

IDEA Valley View is partnering with their local library and theatre company to engage scholars in community learning through literacy and the arts. Keep up the incredible work, Voyagers! 🌟

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 12/01/2022

Scholars from IDEA Los Encinos celebrated perfect attendance with a trip to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers' annual Kids Day Game at Bert Ogden Arena! πŸ€β€‹

Give your teachers the gift of perfect attendance this season in exchange for a high-quality education at IDEA Public Schools. 🎁

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/30/2022

✨ β€˜Tis the season to register for our annual Healthy Kids Here 5K & Health Expo! Our first 5K event kicks off this weekend on December 3rd in Austin, Texas. Check out photos from last year's events and look for an IDEA 5K & Health Expo near you to register today! πŸƒ https://ideaps.org/3udvjf7

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/29/2022

🌟 Good news: is officially here!​

🌟 Great news: You can help provide IDEA scholars the financial resources they need to attend the college of their choice! Our students work hard to earn their spots at top universities across the nation – and you can help them get there. ​

🌟 Best news: You can give today in honor or in memory of someone by tapping on the following link and selecting your donation amount: https://www.classy.org/give/428152/ #!/donation/checkout

IDEA Team Member and Alumna Works to Help Students and Families Every Day - IDEA Public Schools 11/29/2022

IDEA Team Member and Alumna Works to Help Students and Families Every Day - IDEA Public Schools

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. To highlight the importance of this month, we’re spotlighting alumna Karla Tobias, an integral member of the IDEA Team & Family who works every day to help spread awareness of the effects of homelessness on our families. Visit our blog to hear from Ms. Tobias and for important resources for those who may be unhoused:

IDEA Team Member and Alumna Works to Help Students and Families Every Day - IDEA Public Schools November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. In honor of this important month, we’re spotlighting an integral member of the IDEA Team & Family who works every day to help spread awareness of the effects of homelessness on many American families and share important resources for those who m...

11/28/2022

Congratulations to Jimena Garnica, 8th grade scholar from IDEA Palmview, for earning 1st place in the Area X FFA Spanish Creed speaking event!πŸ₯‡ Jimena will advance to the Future Farmers of America state competition. ​

The FFA Creed was adopted by the Future Farmers of America in 1930 and the need for a Spanish Creed became apparent when Puerto Rico became a state association in 1932. Way to go IDEA Palmview Aggies! πŸŽ‰

Aggieland let’s congratulate Jimena Garnica. She won 1st place in area and will be advancing to state!

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She was the only 8th grader against 12 other freshmen, so she’s the first ever 8th grade Aggie to qualify for the state contest!

Congratulations Jimena πŸŽ‰

Timeline photos 11/27/2022

We hope you had a restful Thanksgiving break with your family and loved ones! ⏰ ​
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As a reminder, classes resume as scheduled on Monday, November 28. We can't wait to see our scholars back in class to prepare for final exams and a strong end to the semester! 🀩

11/24/2022

Happy ! πŸ¦ƒ Today, we are truly thankful for our amazing Team & Family who sweat the small stuff every day to ensure our students make it to and through college. We’re also thankful for our incredible students and their families for being part of the IDEA community. πŸ’›πŸ’™

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/23/2022

We are so thankful for all the family and loved ones who participated in campus events, school projects, and encouraged daily attendance this fall. Check out some of the events and happenings our Team & Family have participated in this semester.

πŸ’›πŸ’™ We are so grateful you choose to attend IDEA Public Schools! πŸ’›πŸ’™

Photos from IDEA Pharr's post 11/22/2022

Gratitude is the best attitude at IDEA Pharr! Academy students and staff hosted their first-ever Thanksgiving Parade where grade levels were challenged to create floats out of wagons for their indoor parade. πŸ€―β€‹

Congratulations to the first-grade team for taking 1st prize! Check out all the floats and the teamwork and creativity that went into putting on this joyful event! Way to go Lions! 🦁

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/22/2022

Our students work hard to earn their spots at top universities across the nation, but not all have the financial means to attend. πŸŽ“β€‹

Help us close financial gaps for our scholars this Giving Tuesday by making a gift toward college scholarships today. Your support can make a difference for scholars on their path to and through college. πŸ’›πŸ’™

Make college a reality for ALL scholars: https://www.classy.org/give/428152/ #!/donation/checkout

Timeline photos 11/20/2022

Gobble Gobble y’all! πŸ¦ƒ Reminder – there are no classes November 21 – 25 due to Thanksgiving break in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. ​
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πŸ”ΉIDEA Greater Cincinnati break is from November 23-25.πŸ”Ήβ€‹
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We hope everyone enjoys their week off with family. See you all back in class on Monday, November 28. πŸ˜€

A school farm teaches regenerative farming practicesβ€”and kids get to eat the results 11/19/2022

A school farm teaches regenerative farming practicesβ€”and kids get to eat the results

Broccoli πŸ₯¦, lettuce πŸ₯¬, tomatoes πŸ… - OH MY! IDEA Elsa scholars and Farmer Jordan Roney are in the spotlight for their hard work turned into 2,650 meals of breakfast, lunch and supper. Read more from Food Management: https://ideaps.org/3TOcFoH

A school farm teaches regenerative farming practicesβ€”and kids get to eat the results At IDEA Elsa, a charter school in south Texas, kids grow vegetables next to the playground and gobble them up in the cafeteria.

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/18/2022

Substitute teachers serve as educational bridges when teachers need to be away from the classroom and are an essential part of the IDEA Team & Family. Our substitutes show grit, flexibility, and dedication to the continued success of our scholars! πŸ’™ Continue reading: https://ideaps.org/3ULoNrM

11/17/2022

Harvest of the Month - Sweet Corn

It's CORN! 🌽 - IDEA Child Nutrition Program's Harvest of the Month. Juan PeΓ±uelas, Senior Cafeteria Manager at IDEA Weslaco, joins Elizabeth this month to teach us how to recreate a cafeteria favorite: Mexican-style street corn. Watch our latest video for a healthy twist on a Team & Family favorite. πŸ˜‹

Ingredients πŸ§‘β€πŸ³:
🌽 Roasted Corn
🌽 Sour Cream
🌽 Parmesan Cheese
🌽 Cilantro
🌽 Tajin

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/16/2022

Did you know that many of our IDEA teachers began as Co-Teachers, or Tutors? Today, we'd like to recognize our Educational Support Professionals who go above and beyond in and out of the classroom. πŸ’« Our take on after school clubs as sponsors, coach sports teams, and are an essential part of our scholars' success. ! πŸ’™

Timeline photos 11/15/2022

πŸ‚ Fall in love with reading this November and celebrate National ! We're spreading awareness and fostering family literacy by encouraging families to read with their children. πŸ‘ͺ ​

Develop your bookworms into butterflies by making reading a family event! What books do you enjoy reading as a family? Share your favorite titles or authors in the comments! πŸ“š

Timeline photos 11/14/2022

November 13-19 is American Education Week and an opportunity to advocate for safe, just, and equitable schools in the United States. πŸ«β€‹

Let's join as a Team & Family to pledge our support for excellence in public education for all students. Sign the pledge and receive a free 'I 🀍 Public Education' bumper sticker! Sign the pledge: https://ideaps.org/3UUr1Vn

Tampa school focuses on mindfulness for children's mental health 11/13/2022

Tampa school focuses on mindfulness for children's mental health

IDEA Tampa Bay campuses are prioritizing children's mental health with the help of Marcus Mooyoung, IDEA's first Mindfulness Coordinator that is focused on strengthening our scholars' mental health. 🧘 Watch on Spectrum Bay News 9:

Tampa school focuses on mindfulness for children's mental health "Mindfulness is paying attention," explains Mooyoung.

11/12/2022

Join us for at Kendra Scott La Plaza Mall! 20% of your purchase will go towards funding the college dreams of our scholars and alumni. RSVP on Facebook to receive your exclusive code to use in-store or online. ✨ https://fb.me/e/2XMnAS7uA

Timeline photos 11/11/2022

This Veteran’s Day, we honor those who have served and sacrificed for American freedom. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€‹

Meet John Marquez, Veteran of the United States Marines and IDEA Brackenridge Team & Family member. We sat down with Mr. Marquez to talk about his service to our country and his service to our scholars. Read more in our Veteran’s Day Blog: https://ideaps.org/3tqa9KB

Photos from IDEA Public Schools's post 11/11/2022

IDEA McAllen's musical theatre production of Little Shop of Horrors features the work and talent of 92 IDEA scholars! The show is sold out for 2 of the 3 days they will be performing this weekend and the excitement on campus is palpable! 🀩 Read how IDEA McAllen's largest theatre production strengthens the bond of Team & Family in our latest blog: ideaps.org/3TlvDCQ. 🎭

Timeline photos 11/10/2022

Register today for TEA's family support webinar: "Enhancing Educational Supports for Emergent Bilingual Students" this Friday November 11 at 9am CT. Interpreting services are available upon request. Visit www.txel.org/parents-and-families to register and learn more.

11/09/2022

Valery Tobias, an IDEA Quest alumna and University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee, credits the support of her immediate family and her IDEA Team & Family for who she is becoming. Learn more about how this trailblazer is reaching her dreams of college through her passion and athletic ability. Watch more:

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