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College Prep 8/23/2013 - IDEA Public Schools / Homepage
AUGUST 23, 2013
CONTACT US
ATTENDANCE
IDEA Frontier
2800 S. Dakota
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 541-2002
www.ideapublicschools.org
Texas State law states:
A student, who fails to attend
classes for at least 90% of the
days the class is offered,
cannot receive credit for the
class – even if the absences
were excused by the school
district for medical or other
reasons. (TEC 25.092)
It is mandatory for you and your
child to comply with the Texas
State law requirement. Students
not complying will be placed on
an excessive absence
probationary notice for the
2013-2014 school year and will
be at risk of being retained for
excessive absences.
Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
_____________________
Michael Hardy
Principal
Alex Anzaldua
Adriana Ramos
Principals in Residence
Danielle Kyral
Isaac Yanes
Assistant Principal of
Instruction
IMPORTANT
ANNOUNCEMENTS
•
Nelda Garcia
Assistant Principal of
Operations
Monica Neuberger
Academic Counselor
•
Abelardo Cano
Transportation Manager
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Silvia Sarmiento
CNP Manager
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Individual Student
Pictures will be taken on
Thursday, August 29th.
Purchase of student
portrait is pre-order only.
Please bring money on
picture day.
MORNING ACCESS
GATE: Open at 7:10am.
Close at 7:45am.
AFTERNOON ACCESS
GATE: Open at 3:35pm.
Close at 4:15pm
Students that get to
school after 7:45am.
Should report to front
office for a tardy slip.
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Students pending with
meal application for the
Child Nutrition Program,
please turn it in as soon as
possible in the front
office
Summer Reading
assessment due on
September 5th
IMPORTANT
DATES
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8/29: Student Individual
Pictures
9/2: Labor Day/No
school
STUDENT
BIRTHDAYS
August 23
August 23
August 24
August 24
August 24
August 25
August 25
August 26
August 26
August 27
August 28
August 28
August 28
August 29
August 29
August 29
August 29
August 29
August 29
August 29
August 30
August 30
August 31
August 31
Irving Chavira-Torres 7
Marlaina Vela 12
Michael Gonzalez 7
David Alegre 10
Alejandro Baez 10
Alvaro Delgado 8
Carolina Macias 8
Litzy Herebia 6
Sara Camacho 11
Mauro Villalobos 11
Alan Gonzalez 7
Fernando Caraveo 9
Ricardo Ferrer Roman 10
Brianna Alvarez 6
Azyadee Arevalo 6
Almendra Echeverria 7
Stephanie Jasso 7
Jose Mendieta 6
Jocelyn Garza 10
Nasiha Khan 9
Marlissa Saldana 8
Cesar Zavala 12
Aylen Mendez 7
Luz Quintero Duran 12
AUGUST 23, 2013
PRINCIPAL MESSAGE
Hello Frontier College Preparatory Parents and Guardians,
As the 2013-2014 school year begins, we have great expectations for the success of every one of our
students.
We have a different school with different rules and different uniforms because we want to offer a different
kind of education than other schools. The success is in our numbers: we are the only Exemplary high
school and middle school in all of Brownsville. We are now the only nationally ranked high school and the
highest performing middle school in Cameron County. We are ranked number #11 in the state of Texas by
U.S. News and World Report. We are different.
Even among the great IDEA schools, we are different. We had more AP scholars this last year than all
other IDEA schools combined, which means we had more students pass AP tests and get credit in college
than any other! With the new Texas ratings coming out, we received the highest distinction from the state.
We are making a difference.
Most importantly, we want your students to have greater opportunities for their futures. We want to
develop students who take responsibility for their actions, who learn to make good decisions, who do
Whatever it Takes to learn and to grow, who are respectful, who are honest, who help each other, and who
have the determination to Sweat the Small stuff, both in school culture and in academics.
We all want our students to be the leaders, the thinkers, and the doers of tomorrow. Because of this, we will
continue to hold all of our students to high standards in every aspect. We will continue to challenge them,
developing their minds and increasing the skills that will lead to success throughout life.
This year, we will be trying to build upon the legacy that our school has started, and we know we will need
help and support of all of our students’ families and supporters. It takes a village to raise a student, and we
are honored to be part of your students’ lives. We look to you, our parents, to be our partners in creating
bright futures for all of our students.
Thank you for all you do, and we look forward to a successful year,
Michael Hardy, Principal

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