Stay in the Becker Loop!

Becker Website – http://www.beckerelementary.com – Includes news blog, calendar, answers to common questions, and lots more.

SchoolMessanger – SchoolMessenger is used by the district and the school (Principal, staff, and teachers) to communicate with families. It is capable of sending Phone, Email and Text Messages. Families have the capability through the Parent Cloud of customizing how School Messenger communicates with you.  For more information about this system or to find out how you can customize your settings, click here.  NOTE: It mentions the “My Messages” tile is under the “My Student” tab.  If you don’t see it there, you can do a search at the top for “messages” and it will pop up.

PTA Bulletin Board – Check the bulletin board in the foyer of the ‘Becker School’ entrance for the current month’s calendar and information.

Thursday Folders – School and class announcements are sent home weekly in the yellow Thursday folder, so be sure to check (and empty) the contents.  A monthly Becker calendar will be sent out via these folders.

Room Parent Emails – Room parents will be sending out a monthly news digest along with other classroom information, so make sure your email address is up to date with him/her.

Becker PTA Email Group – BeckerElem-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Becker Parent Facebook, English group: “Becker Elementary School – Austin, TX” https://www.facebook.com/groups/BeckerAISD/

Becker Parent Facebook, grupo en español: “Comunidad de la Primaria Becker” https://www.facebook.com/groups/comunidadbecker/

Becker PTA Facebook Page: Viva Becker Elementary https://www.facebook.com/vivabeckerelementary/

Becker PTA Twitter: @BeckerElem

Becker PTA Instagram: @vivabeckerelementary

Great conversations and learning happened at tonights parent workshop on Talking to Kids About Race.

Thank you Creative Action for putting on this Brave Schools Parent Workshop.
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Viva Becker Elementary

Timeline PhotosPutting together Great Green Harvest Boxes. Pick up your order at the PTA meeting tonight. We will have a few extra for sale. ...

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¿Puede ayudarme con la limpieza de primavera en la biblioteca? ¡Estamos limpiando un cuarto trasero y necesitamos ayuda para descartar materiales profesionales! Es muy glamoroso y sería una ENORME ayuda 🙂 ¡Comuníquese con Minda Anderson, Bibliotecaria de Becker, en minda.l.anderson@austinisd.org para más detalles!

Can you help with some spring cleaning in the library? We are clearing out a back room and need help discarding professional materials! It's very glamorous and would be a HUGE help 🙂 Contact Minda Anderson, Becker Librarian, at minda.l.anderson@austinisd.org for more details!
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THURSDAY, February 20
PTA Meeting, Program: Talking with your child about race
Free childcare in Cafeteria for ages 4+
Please RSVP at bit.ly/BeckerParentWorkshop
5:00pm - 5:30pm (Cafeteria) PTA Meeting & Pizza; Opening with 2nd/3rd grade performers
5:30pm - 7:00pm (Library) Program: Parent Workshop

This free parent workshop, from Creative Action, will explore the importance of talking about race with young people as an anti-racist strategy. We will discuss why it is important to normalize talking about race and offer ideas about how to begin the conversation. We will share possible responses if young people use biased language. We welcome all racial identities and experience levels in this dialogue.
Childcare for ages 4+ and food provided for all.

JUEVES 20 de febrero
PTA Meeting, Programa: hablando con su hijo sobre las razas
Cuidado de niños en Cafetería, edades 4+
Por favor RSVP en linea bit.ly/BeckerParentWorkshop
5:00pm - 5:30pm (Cafetería) Junta de PTA & Pizza; El comienzo: artistas de 2º/3º grados
5:30pm - 7:00pm (Biblioteca) Programa: Taller para padres

Este taller para padres, de Creative Action, explorará la importancia de hablar sobre la raza con los jóvenes como una estrategia antirracista. Discutiremos por qué es importante normalizar la conversación sobre la raza y ofreceremos ideas sobre cómo iniciar la conversación. Compartiremos posibles respuestas si los jóvenes usan un lenguaje prejuicioso. Damos la bienvenida a todas las identidades raciales y niveles de experiencia en este diálogo.
Cuidado de niños edades 4+ y alimentos provisto por todos.
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FYI – Mary Street at the railroad track is closed down due to a fire. If you’re on your way to school you will want to use Oltorf or Barton Springs Road instead of Mary. ...

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Check out @AustinEdFund #StudentOpportunityFund grant winner Mr. McVerry and students from @BeckerElem exploring the Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio! His project called "It Takes A Village" brings students on Saturday adventures to explore the world. #InvestinAISD

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Proud of all the African American Heritage essay contest winners, proudly representing @BeckerElem @Perez_Elem @mathews360 @JordanJaguars & @GMSTigers.

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Bozho Restorative Community, We have a responsibility to support our children in navigating conversations about race, racism and to affirm them for who they are. @BeckerElem PTA showed up for @CreativeATX “How to talk to your kids about Race” @2WardEquity @shawley03 #AISDEquity

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Great conversations and learning happened at tonights parent workshop on Talking to Kids About Race.

Thank you @CreativeATX for putting on this Brave Schools Parent Workshop.

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