Parent Support Specialist and Administrative Assistant Appreciation Week


This week is Parent Support Specialist and Administrative Assistant Appreciation week. Many, many thanks to Maria Zuniga in the office, Irene Carrion de Martinez (our PSS and a Becker parent), and Rebecca Herrera (our bookkeeper) for all their hard work!



Way to Go, Math Pentathletes!

Congratulations to our 2nd and 3rd grade Math Pentathletes! We are bringing home a gold medal (Zach Disler), silver medal (Layne Harrington), and bronze medal (Cedar Toavs). Congratulations to all of our Becker Bobcats!!


Becker Work Day May 19!



Annual AISD Survey / Contesta la Encuesta Anual Del AISD


As the District continues to strive for excellence in preparing our students for academic success, we encourage parents to offer feedback on the 2011-12 school year by completing the AISD Parent Survey, online. Your opinions are important and will be taken into consideration as we strive to serve our students better. Please note that your responses to the survey items are completely anonymous.

The online survey will be available until April 30th. The phone survey will be conducted again on April 11th.


Sat, April 7 - Funky Chicken Coop Tour comes to Becker!

Plan to stop by on Saturday between 10 am to 4 pm when hundreds of people will visit our little coop as part of the Funky Chicken Coop Tour.


Becker Library - Open Thursdays 5-6

The Becker Library is open on Thursday evenings from 5-6 pm. Come by and browse the collection and talk to the librarian - you're bound to find something new for yourself and your child every time. Thank you, Ms. George!


Letter from AISD regarding DL Lottery


The following letter will be mailed/emailed to Dual Language applicants (all campuses) this week:


Austin Independent School District
Department of English Language Learners


Attention Parents



May 4 Events - Field Day and Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Becker Field Day will be held during the school day on Friday, May 4. As a treat for the kids and a fundraiser for the Becker PE Department, PTA will be selling concessions. We will need food donations and volunteers during the day - please contact Deidre Madres at DeidreMadres [at] to volunteer and/or help coordinate. That evening (5:30-8:00), Becker will host its Cinco de Mayo celebration and spring music concert. We'll need volunteers for the activities - please contact Deborah Trejo at dtrejo [at] to volunteer and/or help plan this wonderful event.


PTA Officer Elections Coming Up!

There will be a PTA meeting on Friday, March 30 right after assembly in the cafeteria to elect the Nominations Committee, then elections on April 30 at 6 pm in the library. Nominate yourself or someone else great to lead PTA next year by April 5. Look for more information in Thursday folders on March 22!