October is Dyslexia Awareness Month! As you're reading or helping your child with homework, be on the lookout for characteristics of dyslexia. It is estimated that 1 in 7 people have dyslexia. Early intervention is vital in helping students with dyslexia succeed. At Atherton, we have a dyslexia intervention program taught by a Certified Academic Language Therapist. If you have questions or concerns about dyslexia, please do not hesitate to reach out to your child's teacher or an administrator. ... See MoreSee Less
Check out some of the amazing projects Ms. Gonzalez's students have been working on! Some of the projects: 1) Use index cards, paper, and tape to build a castle. 2) Create a family tree. 3) Build a musical instrument. ... See MoreSee Less
Referrals for AISD’s Gifted and Talented Services are being accepted and may be received from any teacher, parent, or member of the community at-large. GT referral forms initiate the process and can be obtained from your student’s teacher or the GT Lead Teacher at the elementary campus. As part of GT identification practices, AISD routinely uses universal screeners in kindergarten, second and fourth grades.
Please contact Chris Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like a copy of the parent referral form. ... See MoreSee Less
We are looking for compost donations as we beautify the Learning Garden along the Brilliant Boulevard hallway. A generous volunteer has been working to renew the garden. Please deliver compost to the STEM Lab near the front office. ... See MoreSee Less