Monthly Archives: February 2015

6th-8th Grade parents, student laptops are available for pick-up!

Please click on the link below to sign up for a time to pick up your student’s district provided device.  Your child must be with you, as both parent and student must sign paperwork and participate in a short orientation.

https://www.smore.com/t3zq6

Harry Stone takes home top honors at local DI competition

Congratulations to both of our middle school Destination Imagination teams for taking home a first and second place win at the regional competition (over other local middle school and high school teams)! The first place team named About A Week Ago will go on to compete in the state tournament on April 11th. We are so proud of all the participants and wish them luck at state.

Harry Stone nominated for Blue Ribbon school

Harry Stone is one of only 26 Texas schools nominated as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.

The prestigious award, a program of the U.S. Department of Education, recognizes exemplary schools where students are performing at high levels.

Way to go Harry Stone!

Blue Ribbon path begins – DISD

Stone Student wins DallasISD STEM Day District Science Fair

Grades 3-8th grade advanced to the DallasISD Divisional competition held on January 17, 2015 at UT Southwestern. Best in their division winners include:

Perfect Parachute – Sarah Brisendine (5th Grade)

The Ultimate Battery – Avery Rose (6th Grade)

That’s the Way the Ball Bounces – Howard Anderson (7th Grade)

These individuals advanced to DallasISD STEM Day District Science Fair

 

Best in district winner:

That’s the Way the Ball Bounces – Howard Anderson (7th Grade)

Howard advances to The Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair being held at SMU on February 21, 2015 (http://dallassciencefair.org/).

Harry Stone Top in Academic Pentathlon

Harry Stone and Rangel roll to the top in Pentathlon
Students at Harry Stone Montessori Academy took top honors as the best overall team at the district’s Seventh-Grade Academic Pentathlon competition held Feb. 7.

Other schools competing were:
W.H. Atwell Law Academy
Rosemont Middle School
Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
W.E. Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy
John B. Hood Middle School
Harold W. Lang Middle School
Ann Richards Middle School
Billy Earl Dade Middle School
Thomas J. Rusk Middle School
https://thehub.dallasisd.org/2015/02/11/harry-stone-and-rangel-roll-to-the-top-in-pentathlon/

Texas PTA on the new Math standards

The Texas PTA is offering a webinar.

Understanding the New Math Standards
Learn about available resources to help master the new math TEKS
Texas PTA and Texas Education Agency are joining forces to discuss how these new math standards were developed and what resources are available to parents, teachers and students to support their success.
https://t.e2ma.net/click/a67jk/a6bnxg/mrgajc

PTA Meeting – this Tuesday, Feb 10

Please join us at 6:30 PM this Tuesday, Feb 10 for our PTA meeting. On the agenda is our Daddy+Daughter Dance on March 20th (get your tickets here)

Daddy+Daughter Date – March 20th

Come enjoy a wonderful evening that’s sure to be remembered forever. Put on your “fancy” attire and join us for a night fit for a princess. This magical evening includes: Dinner, dancing, and a photo booth.

Open to girls of all grades.

This year’s event will be a Friday, March 20, 2015, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at Harry Stone Montessori. Look for a flyer in today’s Thursday folder.

Buy your ticket here!

Daddy+Daughter Dance moving to March

The Daddy+Daughter Dance is moving to March as a Spring Fling. The new date will be announced shortly. A volunteer sign-up form will also be posted. Hope to see all you there!