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Family Literacy Workshop for ASE Families!

Dear Parent,
Albuquerque School of Excellence will start a series of Family Literacy Workshop for you.

What is family literacy?
Family literacy is a term used to describe parents and children - or more broadly - adults and children - learning together.Family Literacy programs are driven by comprehensive, holistic approaches to education in which parents and children learn and grow together. Family Literacy programs address the literacy strengths and needs of the family/community while promoting adults' involvement in children's education, recognizing adults as a powerful influence on children's academic success. Family literacy programs also recognize the reciprocal nature of parent-child relationships. Programs provide both parent-initiated and child-initiated activities to support development of those relationships and to increase the motivation to learn for both parent and child.

Below you will see the dates. It will be held on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm. We will be providing pizza and drinks for each workshop. Parents will be given a certificate for each workshop. Mrs. Graybeal will be conducting following workshops;

1-Nov-16 Developing the Home-School Connection
8-Nov-16 Reading Aloud with children
29-Nov Supporting Homework
13-Dec-16 Talking Together
10-Jan-17 Reading for Fun and Information
24-Jan-17 I Like to Write
7-Feb-17 Reading for Meaning
21-Feb-17 Using Family Time to Support Learning
7-Mar-17 Choosing Good Books
28-Mar-17 Celebrating Literacy

Please click here to register

ASE Governing Council Meeting

Albuquerque School of Excellence Governing Council sets next meeting for Saturday,October 22, 2016.

ASE Governing Council (GC) will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday,October 22, 2016., at ASE , 13201 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87112.

The Open Forum for public comment will be held at the beginning of the GC meeting with five minutes per presenter. Presenters for the Open Forum are asked to sign up prior to the meeting.

Persons from the same group and having similar viewpoints are asked to select a spokesperson to speak on their behalf. Multiple and repetitious presentations of the same view will be discouraged.

The draft agenda for the meeting may be viewed below.
Draft Agenda

For more information about the meeting, please call 505-312-7711.

Cyber Bullying Presentation by Special FBI Agent-October 25, 2016

ASE-Phoenix Guide has arranged a presentation regarding Cyber Bullying and How to Use Social Media Portals for our students and parents. The presentation will be given by Special Agent A. Bleier.
It will take place between 10 am and 11:30 am on October 25, 2016. Elementary presentation will start at 10 am and middle high will start at 10:50 am. All of our parents are cordially invited to joins us.

AgentA. Bleier is a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) for the Albuquerque FBI leading a squad with responsibility for all Cyber threats. In December 2011, he transferred to Albuquerque after spending a number of years at FBI Headquarters working National Security related Cyber matters where he helped found the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, a multi-agency FBI led effort established to address complex and far reaching cyber threats. Agent Bleier has worked the full range of cyber investigations throughout his eleven year FBI career.

PARCC Practice Tests

Students in 3rd grade and up will take the PARCC Practice Tests for English Section on Thursday, November 3 and for Mathematics Section on Friday, November 4. The tests will take up to 3 hours and will end by 11am on each day.

Students in 1st, 2nd and 12th grade will follow regular schedule. Should you have any questions regarding PARCC Practice Tests, please contact Dr. Orsun at ed101@abqse.org

Positive Reward System: Free Dress Day - UPDATE

Students who have Positive Reward System Points between 20 and 30 will earn 1 Free Dress Day on October 19; and students who have more than 30 PRS will get 2 Free Dress Days on Oct. 19 and 20. The list will be prepared and distributed on Oct. 18 at 12pm. List will be posted during DEAR time and distributed by D.E.A.R. teachers.

Moreover, at the end of the semester drawing, 2 Kindle Fires will be honored to top 10 PRS earners in elementary and middle/high school: one drawing for elementary and one for mid/high school.

Robotics team participates in a contest in Japan and seeks donations

One of our robotics teams, RoboRAVE, will be competing in Kaga, Japan between November 11 and 13. Our school will be the only school representing State of New Mexico. RoboRAVE Contest Website

Our school appreciates the donation and support from Koala Sleep Centers, National Jewelry Buyers, Café Istanbul, Masha Manufacturing, All Best Cars (ABC) Rental, Tuncer Family, Mr. Esmani Begit, Mrs. Kristi Del Curto and Sarrar LLC for making this trip and competition possible.

If you are interested in donating and supporting our RoboraRave Team? Please read more . . .

Study Island Math for 1st & 2nd Grade

Study Island is an online resource designed to support and monitor mastery of state standards for students in grades K-12in the subjects of reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies. The program offers students online practice, assessment, and games aligned to state-specific standards, while also providing teachers and administrators with tools for progress monitoring and data analysis.

Students log in to their own Study Island account from an internet-enabled computer or tablet and are presented with the practices and assessments that have been assigned by their teacher. Students track their own progress toward standard mastery as they complete practice assignments and assessments, review interactive lessons, and play educational games.

All students in grade 1 and 2 were given the password and username today. Teachers will be assign homework throughout the week.

Please click here for Study Islan Login

NMPED Announces School Grading for 2015-2016 SY

Istation-Reading Program for K-8 Grade Students is Available Now!

Dear Parent,
An extra Reading source is available to ASE students. Students username and password were given to your child. Please check their folders for parent letter.

Istation is an online comprehensive reading and intervention program for grades K-8 that delivers research based individualized instruction and provides teachers and parents with the information, resources, and materials needed to help students become successful readers.

Please click here for Istation

Istation Home Connect Flyer

ALEKS MATH Program is Available for Gr.3-12

Dear Parent

It is our pleasure to announce that all students have access to ALEKS Math program. They got their username and password by their teachers. Students have access to ALEKS at school and at home. Make sure your child practice math by using ALEKS program at home.

Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics she is most ready to learn. As a student works through a course, ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to ensure that topics learned are also retained. ALEKS courses are very complete in their topic coverage and ALEKS avoids multiple-choice questions. A student who shows a high level of mastery of an ALEKS course will be successful in the actual course she is taking.

ALEKS also provides the advantages of one-on-one instruction, 24/7, from virtually any Web-based computer for a fraction of the cost of a human tutor.

Please click here for ALEKS

Eureka Math- Math Curriculum

Albuquerque School of Excellence has started using a new math curriculum which 100% is aligned with Common Core State Standards for grades 1-12. Eureka Math connects math to the real world in ways that take the fear out of math and build student confidence—while helping students achieve true understanding lesson by lesson and year after year.

Eureka Math offers a comprehensive suite of curriculum, in-depth professional development, texts, tools, and support materials that work together to provide teachers, parents, and students with a cohesive approach to the ultimate goal: students who are not merely literate, but fluent, in mathematics.

Click here for more Information about Eureka Math Curriculum

Click here for more Information about Parent Support for Eureka Math

Afterschool Clubs Start Next Week-Apply Now!

Dear Parents

Applications for ASE afterschool clubs has begun. Please review the attached link to see the list of clubs. We will get the applications through this week and next week. Clubs will start 8/22/2016.

Afterschool starts at 3 pm and ends at 3:45 pm everyday. We have no clubs on Friday due to the early dismissal. All students must be picked up by 4 pm. Due to the limited space in each club please bring your application as soon as possible.Fee is nonrefundable and not prorated if your child is absent for the day or week. You must pay the fee at the registration.

Afterschool Club Application Form

PTO Meets on August 16, 2016

Please come and join us for the August Meeting. General meeting will start at 6:00 pm in school cafeteria.

Get Your Child's Name on School Jacket!

Albuquerque School Of Excellence has an agreement with Embroidery Plus for our parents who want to get their child’s name embroidered on their school jacket. They will charge $5.50 to embroider your child’s name. Please follow the illustration below for information on where the name should be placed.

School Jacket

Downlaod ASE Parent Mobile App

ASE ParentMobile is for parents of Albuquerque School of Excellence. Parents can keep in contact with the school and track your child's progress. Please download only if you have a valid username and password for the school database. If you have the app from last year, you need to download the new one.

SIMS-Database (School Information Management System) application can keep track of student's progress. Please download only if you have a valid username and password provided by the school that uses SIMS database. This program is designed to work with IOS 4 and higher versions.

Application features:
-Access to information about your child's grades, homework, discipline points, attendance, bell schedule, payments, calendar and school news.
-Receive push notifications about your child's progress (grades, homework, discipline points, attendance) and school news and events.
-Support for access to multiple student accounts.
-One click login, once you save your child's login information.

Please type “SIMS Database” in googleplay or Itunes and find the Mobile App icon shown above. Then find the school name and state and enter your child name and password Or you can download the app by copying the below links into your browser.

ITunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sims-database/id972432826?mt=8

Android : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.simsdatabase.hsims&hl=en

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email info@abqse.org.

Before & After School Care Program

Dear Parent,

Albuquerque School of Excellence provides Before & After School Care for its students. Please read below and choose the right option for you and your kids.
Before Care:
Parents who need to drop off their kids early in the morning because of the work schedule can enroll their child to Before School Care Program. This program will be free of charge to siblings of middle and high school students. Since grade 7th-12th starts at 7:38 in the morning and if you have kids attending elementary and middle high as well then your elementary kids will be supervised until 8:30 am for free. All other students will be charged $50 per month. Students will be supervised between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. Monday thru Friday.

After School Care:
If you are not available to pick your child during dismissal time, ASE provides an afterschool care program for you starting the second day of school.

Afterschool care starts at 2:45 and ends at 5:30 pm. Students will be supervised inside from 2:30-5:30 PM After 5:30 PM, there will be no supervision by ASE staff and students will not be allowed to stay in the building. ASE is not responsible for students that are not picked up after 5:30 PM. The payment for August is due at the registration. August & December payment will be half of the regular fee. Payments in cash will not be accepted.

We just started accepting applications for the program. If you have not applied yet, please download the form below and return it to front office with the payment soon. There will be a table on student Orientation Day to get the registration and payment as well.

Afterschool Care Application Form.

Dress Code Policy-Amended

As authorized by state law and the school’s charter, students are required to wear uniforms to school. The school’s uniform policy and grooming standards are established to teach grooming and hygiene, creates a safe and orderly environment, instill discipline, and eliminate competition and distractions caused by varied dress styles. Students are expected to arrive in a proper school uniform every day, display modesty and neatness, and take pride in their uniforms. The school relies on student common sense and the support of parents to help maintain this dress code.

Please Click Here to Read Policy.

SchoolStore Helps ASE

Dear Parents,

We are excited to announce that our students will receive their choice of several great prizes and a chance to win an Apple Ipad mini , just for helping us spread the word about ASE's participation in SchoolStore.

SchoolStore.com is n online shopping mall with over 400 merchants incluiding Sears, Target,iTunes,Wal-Mart and amny. When your family and your friends make eydy purchases from their favorite merchants, our school earn money.
Click Here to Watch Short Video read more . . .

ASE uses Second Step Character Education Curriculum

Albuquerque School of Excellence has been using Second Step curriculum for Character Education in grades 4th thru 8th. The Second Step Suite is a developmental and sequential curriculum designed to promote school and life success and to prevent problem behaviors. Skills are reviewed and expanded on each year, gradually becoming more complex as students get older. The research-based, comprehensive Second Step program teaches important life skills in age-appropriate ways. Students appreciate the respectful way in which lessons are presented. The engaging materials, such as video vignettes and take-home materials, encourage discussion, thought, and open communication between teachers and families.

Click here for more Information about Second Step Curriculum

Click here to see Scope & Sequence

Core Knowledge Language Arts Curriculum

Albuquerque School of Excellence uses Core Knowledge Language Art Curriculum in grades 1-5. Core Knowledge’s instructional materials are designed to ensure that all students acquire the broad knowledge and skills needed to become responsible, productive citizens. While much of the education arena focuses on all students becoming college and career ready, Core Knowledge focuses on college, career, and citizenship. In the 21st century, being college and career ready means being ready to compete with people from around the world. It requires expertise in one’s chosen field—and the strong, broad foundation Core Knowledge provides in the early grades enables students to figure out which subjects they want to delve into in high school and beyond. Being citizenship ready means being able to communicate with people around the world. Citizenship requires the ability to speak with and listen to people all across the United States, to understand the perspectives of people around the world, to read the local paper or the New York Times, to write out one’s platform and run for office. By basing its materials on core content and core values, Core Knowledge puts students on the path to effectively competing and communicating.

Click here for more Information about Core Knowledge Language Arts Curriculum

Click here to go to Core Knowledge Language Arts Curriculum

ABQSE Database


 November 3, Thursday
PARCC Practice Test
English Language Arts
 November 4, Friday
PARCC Practice Test
 November 11, Friday
Veterans Day (no classes)
 November 21, Monday
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
 November 22, Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)

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