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
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April 19th is National Banana Day and our CNP team at IDEA Alamo is celebrating and encouraging students to try Bananas!
At IDEA CNP we offer Bananas to our students because they provide nutrients such as Potassium, Vitamin C and Fiber 😋
Lowest grade taught: Kindergarten - Highest grade taught: 1st Grade
Operating as usual
❄️ It's cold outside and a great time to jump into a new book! If you're looking for ways to keep students engaged in learning over break, check out some of our winter and holiday book titles available online with your scholar's Clever login.
📚 Learn more: https://ideapublicschools.org/blog/learning-opportunities-during-winter-break-winter-and-holiday-book-titles/
IDEA Public Schools wishes our scholars, staff, and families a wonderful winter break! ☃️
🎁 IDEA Public Schools will be closed from December 19 – January 2. Scholars resume classes on January 5. 🎓
Stay safe and healthy while you're away! Learn how in our latest blog: https://ideaps.org/3HMwOZQ
We're having a holly jolly good time in our schools this week! 🎄
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! 🤩
It's the most wonderful time of the year! ☃️ 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. 🎁
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! 🤩
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! 🎁
We love watching our newest schools begin new traditions for their scholars and communities! 🤩
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. 💡 ideapublicschools.org/regions/greater-cincinnati/
The IDEA Bassett College Prep Hawks celebrated Team & Family at their inaugural Sneaker Ball this weekend! 🕺 Scholars enjoyed a night of dancing and fun in the school gym with 1 requirement: sneakers only! 👟
🤩 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/.
Scholars at IDEA Mays Academy apply their knowledge and vocabulary in hands-on science labs with Ms. Cuellar. 🧑🔬
Check out their investigation where they explored weathering, erosion, deposition, and how landforms like canyons and deltas are formed. 🔍
✈️ 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.
Congratulations! 🎉 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. 🎓 Learn more about the National College Match Program and our finalists’ schools at https://ideaps.org/3uzWpNY
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.
Join us for a Campy Christmas at Camp RIO at Historic Lula Sams this Saturday, Dec. 10! 🏕️ Bring the family out for canoeing, archery, s'mores, and more camp fun! 🪵
🎟️ Admission is $10 per person and children 2 and under are FREE! https://camprio.org/
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! 🥳
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. 💡 Blog: https://ideaps.org/3HcxRSE
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! 🤩
Thank you to our IDEA Austin Team & Family for your participation and support! 💙 Be sure to register for an upcoming IDEA 5K event happening in a region near you: https://ideapublicschools.org/5k/ 🏃
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?
Scholars and teachers in our newest region, IDEA Greater Cincinnati, are keeping their launch year momentum as we enter the final weeks of 2022! 🚀
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! 🌟
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! 🏀
Give your teachers the gift of perfect attendance this season in exchange for a high-quality education at IDEA Public Schools. 🎁
✨ ‘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! 🏃 https://ideaps.org/3udvjf7
🌟 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
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...
Congratulations to Jimena Garnica, 8th grade scholar from IDEA Palmview, for earning 1st place in the Area X FFA Spanish Creed speaking event!🥇 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! 🎉
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 🎉
We hope you had a restful Thanksgiving break with your family and loved ones! ⏰
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! 🤩
Happy ! 🦃 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. 💛💙
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.
💛💙 We are so grateful you choose to attend IDEA Public Schools! 💛💙
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. 🤯
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! 🦁
Our students work hard to earn their spots at top universities across the nation, but not all have the financial means to attend. 🎓
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. 💛💙
Make college a reality for ALL scholars: https://www.classy.org/give/428152/ #!/donation/checkout
Gobble Gobble y’all! 🦃 Reminder – there are no classes November 21 – 25 due to Thanksgiving break in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida.
🔹IDEA Greater Cincinnati break is from November 23-25.🔹
We hope everyone enjoys their week off with family. See you all back in class on Monday, November 28. 😀
A school farm teaches regenerative farming practices—and kids get to eat the results
Broccoli 🥦, lettuce 🥬, tomatoes 🍅 - 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 practices—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.
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! 💙 Continue reading: https://ideaps.org/3ULoNrM
Harvest of the Month - Sweet Corn
It's CORN! 🌽 - IDEA Child Nutrition Program's Harvest of the Month. Juan Peñuelas, 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. 😋
🌽 Roasted Corn
🌽 Sour Cream
🌽 Parmesan Cheese
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. 💫 Our take on after school clubs as sponsors, coach sports teams, and are an essential part of our scholars' success. ! 💙
🍂 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. 👪
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! 📚
November 13-19 is American Education Week and an opportunity to advocate for safe, just, and equitable schools in the United States. 🏫
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
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.
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
This Veteran’s Day, we honor those who have served and sacrificed for American freedom. 🇺🇸
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
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. 🎭
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.
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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