Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Easter Weekend

I hope that everyone is having a great week! Just a reminder that Thursday is an early release and Friday is a holiday! Dismissal times for Thursday's early release are below:

K-2: 12:30pm
3-8: 12:45pm
9-12: 1:15pm 
*No extended day on Thursday

On April 18th at 11am we will have our elementary school music program: Shine a Light on Texas. The music program will take place in the middle school plaza. Parking will also be available at our central office location: 10325 Bandera Rd. San Antonio 78250 (look for the big dinosaur). We will be shuttling back and forth beginning at 10:30am. 

Do you need to order your 2018-2019 yearbook? Click the link to order yours today or contact Ms. Reyeshttps://www.balfour.com/texas/san-antonio/anne-frank-inspire-academy 

Report Cards
Thursday is the final day of the 5th 6 weeks. Report cards will be sent out next week, April 24th. 

NJHS/NHS
Applications were sent out to 7th and high school students interested in joining our NJHS or NHS. Applications must be returned to Mrs. Amos or Dr. E by April 25, 2019 to be considered. If you have a question or need an application for your child, please reach out to Dr. E. The NJHS/NHS induction will be on May 10, 2019.

Athletics Banquet
In recognition of the stellar year of sports we had, we will be having our athletics banquet on May 2, 2019 in the High School Plaza. The banquet will begin at 6pm. Come out and celebrate your student-athlete! More information will be sent out soon.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Plenty Happening in the Month of April

We have a lot of exciting things happening in the month of April. Please see below for more information.

NJHS/NHS
Applications were sent out to 7th and high school students interested in joining our NJHS or NHS. Applications must be returned to Mrs. Amos or Dr. E by April 25, 2019 to be considered. If you have a question or need an application for your child, please reach out to Dr. E. The NJHS/NHS induction will be on May 10, 2019.

Music Programs
We invite you out to our spring music programs. On Thursday April 4 at 7:00pm our middle school students will be performing Annie, Jr. We will also have guitar, choir chimes, strings, and dance performances.
On April 18 at 11:00am our elementary students will be performing Shine A Light on Texas in the middle school plaza. Parking will also be available at our district central office.

Prom Tickets
Tickets for our first Junior Senior prom go on sale the week of April 8-12. Tickets will be $40 per student and $70 for couples. The prom will be on May 4 from 6-10pm at Confluence Park.

April STAAR Testing

Date
Elementary
Middle
High
April 9, 2019
4th Grade Writing
5th Grade Math
7th Grade Writing
8th Grade Math
English I
April 10, 2019
5th Grade Reading
8th Grade Reading

April 11, 2019
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
English II
April 12,2019
Make-Up ExamsMake Up ExamsMake-up exams

Senior Parent Meeting
We will have a senior parent meeting on April 4th at 6:30pm. We will be discussing prom, senior trip, and graduation. Please join us if you have a senior.

Early Release and Holidays
Just an early reminder that April 18, 2019 will be an early release day. We will not have extended day on this date. April 19 and 26th will be student and staff holidays!

Athletics Banquet
In recognition of the stellar year of sports we had, we will be having our athletics banquet on May 2, 2019 in the High School Plaza. The banquet will begin at 6pm. Come out and celebrate your student-athlete! More information will be sent out soon.

Crossing the Line to Greatness
Congratulations to our Crossing the Line to Greatness recipients for the 4th 6 weeks. These students exhibited innovation, embraced greatness, showed integrity, and brought joy to AFIA!
Elementary:
Wren Thomas
Charlotte Sparks
Chayse Sterling
Alyssa Roden
Helia Chalmers
Catherine Garcia
Jadon Magdaleno
Parker Schwencke
Brianna Bowin

Middle:
Moses Orozco
Annaliese Vela
Mallory Lawrence
Toby Thomas
Victoria Merritt
Grace Bazan
Lukas Arreola
Grace Thomas
Angleina Salinas

High:
Sabrina Ortega
Marilynn Luna
Kendall Lopez
Hollie Tole
Savannah Phillips
Nestor Leal
Atticus Gonzales
Claire Blood-Palin
Clarissa Perez
Miguel Prieto

Staff:
Mrs. Smith- Elementary K-2
Mrs. Reyes-Middle School
Mr. Favata-Middle School

Principal's Award:
We also want to nominate three more amazing students for their leadership, character, and service at AFIA!
Alyssa Gonzales
Chloe Jones
Haven Sosa

We are very proud of all our Seagulls! Have a great weekend!


Friday, March 22, 2019

Happy Friday!

Congratulations to our Middle School Girl’s Soccer team! Last night they advanced to the playoffs semifinals! This afternoon is our semifinal game against Great Hearts San Antonio at 5pm. The game will be at the BCA football field, located at 4802 Vance Jackson Road, San Antonio 78245. Come out and support our young ladies as they make their push to the championship!
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Parents, in the event there is an emergency and you cannot get a hold of one of our receptionists, you can always call or text the following number for assistance: 210-446-8608. Please make sure that if you send a text you leave your name and your child's name and grade as well. Thanks!

Just a reminder that STAAR testing is around the corner. Our facilitators are working diligently with our students to ensure they are prepared and confident for the tests. If you feel that your child needs extra support, you can always reach out to your child's facilitator for their tutoring hours or ways that you can offer more support at home.

Date
Elementary
Middle
High
April 9, 2019
4th Grade Writing
5th Grade Math
7th Grade Writing
8th Grade Math
English I
April 10, 2019
5th Grade Reading
8th Grade Reading
English II
April 11-12, 2019
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
May 7, 2019


Algebra I
May 8, 2019


Biology
May 9, 2019


US History
May 10, 2019


Make-up Exams
May 13, 2019
Grades 3-4 Math
Grade 5 Math Retest
Grades 6-7 Math
Grade 8 Math Retest

May 14, 2019
Grades 3-4 Reading
Grade 5 Retest
Grades 6-7 Reading
Grade 8 Reading Retest

May 15, 2019
Grade 5 Science
Grade 8 Science

May 16, 2019

Grade 8 Social Studies

May 17, 2019
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
Have a great weekend! 





Friday, March 8, 2019

Spring Break

Just a reminder that next week is Spring Break. The campus will be closed all week, but I can be reached by e-mail if necessary.
I want to thank all of the parents that came out to Walk-A-Mile in my shoes the last two Fridays. It was great having you on campus. We hope you were able to get a positive insight into your kid's day!
Have a great Spring Break!

Friday, February 22, 2019

Have a Great Weekend


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It has been another great week at AFIA. I want to thank everyone that came out to our AFIA Academic Night! We appreciate all of your support.

Congratulations to our Middle School Girl's soccer team on 2 Huge wins to start the season. The girls won 8-0 in their first game and 4-0 in their second game. The girls play next week on Tuesday and Thursday. To see the full schedule, please click here!

Walk-A-Mile In My Shoes...
Ever wonder what a day in the life of your child at school is like? Well, we invite you out to our Walk-A-Mile in My Shoes Day at AFIA. Friday March 1st will be for Middle and High School parents and Friday March 8th will be for Elementary parents. We invite you out to our campus to follow your student around and take part in a typical day for them. You can take part in our seminars, go through different activities, and have lunch with your student. Stay the whole day or stay for an hour, we just hope you come out and spend some time with your child and our staff!


March 1, 2019 will be an early release day and the end of the 4th six weeks. the release times are below:
K-2: 12:30pm
3-8: 12:45pm
9-12: 1:15pm 

Below is the schedule for the upcoming STAAR tests. All of our facilitators are providing interventions and tutoring for our students. Please reach out to them if you have any questions. 
Date
Elementary
Middle
High
April 7, 2019
4th Grade Writing
5th Grade Math
7th Grade Writing
8th Grade Math
English I
April 8, 2019
5th Grade Reading
8th Grade Reading
English II
April 9-10, 2019
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams
May 7, 2019


Algebra I
May 8, 2019


Biology
May 9, 2019


US History
May 10, 2019


Make-up Exams
May 13, 2019
Grades 3-4 Math
Grade 5 Math Retest
Grades 6-7 Math
Grade 8 Math Retest

May 14, 2019
Grades 3-4 Reading
Grade 5 Retest
Grades 6-7 Reading
Grade 8 Reading Retest

May 15, 2019
Grade 5 Science
Grade 8 Science

May 16, 2019

Grade 8 Social Studies

May 17, 2019
Make-up Exams
Make-up Exams

 
As a reminder you can always locate all of our blogs and resources by clicking here!
Have a great weekend!

Monday, February 11, 2019

Weekly Updates

I wanted to send out some reminders about activities on campus this week as well as some opportunities for you to come on to the campus and learn more about what your child is doing in class.

Valentines Day Dances
  • Elementary School Valentines Family Dance & Crafts
    • February 13 5:00-6:30pm 
    • Parents: $3
    • Students: $1
  • Middle School Valentines Day Dance
    • February 14 5:00-7:00pm
    • Students: $5
  • High School Valentines Dance
    • February 15 7:00-9:00pm
    • Students: $5
Academic Night
We invite everyone out to our Academic Night on Wednesday February 20th. This will be a great opportunity to play fun academic games, interact with your student's facilitators, and learn more about what your student is learning in class. Academic Night will be from 5-7pm. Come out and join the fun!

Walk-A-Mile In My Shoes...
Ever wonder what a day in the life of your child at school is like? Well, we invite you out to our Walk-A-Mile in My Shoes Day at AFIA. Friday March 1st will be for Middle and High School parents and Friday March 8th will be for Elementary parents. We invite you out to our campus to follow your student around and take part in a typical day for them. You can take part in our seminars, go through different activities, and have lunch with your student. Stay the whole day or stay for an hour, we just hope you come out and spend some time with your child and our staff!
As a reminder, March 1st is an early release day.

Another reminder, Monday February 18th is President's Day. This will be a student holiday. 

Friday, February 1, 2019

Happy Friday

Seagull Mascot
Congratulations to Emily Morse for designing our new AFIA mascot!

Welcome Back!
We would like to welcome back Mrs. Roselyn Payne! Mrs. Payne has been hired as the Principal of the Elementary School and will also support on all 3 campuses! We are excited to have her back here at AFIA and looking forward to all the great things she will be providing our students, parents, and staff. Mrs. Payne's first day will be Monday February 4th. 

Valentines Day Dances

  • Elementary School Valentines Family Dance & Crafts
    • February 13 5:00-6:30pm 
    • Parents: $3
    • Students: $1
  • Middle School Valentines Day Dance
    • February 14 5:00-7:00pm
    • Students: $5
  • High School Valentines Dance
    • February 15 7:00-9:00pm
    • Students: $5
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School Clean Up
Thank you to all the students, parents, and staff that participated in today's school wide clean up! The campus looks amazing!


AFIA Re-Enrollment Form 
It is time to start planning for next school year's enrollment. Re-Enrollment forms are being emailed and are available at the elementary and middle school receptionists desks. Re-enrollment forms are due back by February 15th. Failure to submit your re-enrollment form by February 15 will result in your student(s) not having a guaranteed spot here at AFIA. If you try to enroll later, you will have to be placed on the waiting list. Please make sure that you turn in your form on time. 

Crossing the Line to Greatness
Congratulations to the 3rd 6 weeks Crossing the Line to Greatness recipients!
Evan Rubio
Malcolm Thompson

Isaiah Dominguez
Erika Dillard 
Anna Moncrief
Matthew Atkinson
Kyla Clark
Katrina Jackson

Emily Knudsen
Jenna Skelton
Andrea Farias
Catalina Devia
Matthew Ybarra
Alfredo Santos
Juan Carlos (JC) Guevara 
Miles Thomas 

Jackson Wimsett 

A special shout out to Mrs. Crow for being awarded the staff member of the 3rd 6 weeks!
Another special shout out to Emily Morse for earning the Principal's Award!

End of The Year Trips
Middle School Parents, end-of-the year trip money was due today. If you have not made your next payment, please submit by Monday!

Have a great weekend!