Week of January 11, 2021
Aristoi Cypress Elementary School
Weekly Announcements
Tonight's School Board meeting has been moved to Jan. 20th. Check out how Free & Reduced Meals can benefit you and your family. Re-enrollment for current students is open through Jan. 31st. The Prospective Student Open House is scheduled for January 23rd. School Picture Re-takes are at the end of the month. There is no school January 18th.
Upcoming Events
Martin Luther King Day,
January 18th, No School
School Board Meeting moved to Jan. 20th @ 5:30 PM, The Commons, Aristoi Katy Elementary, Katy, 77493)

Please wear a facemask and observe social distancing.

Free & Reduced Meals Save Parents Time and Money!
Your time is extremely valuable.

Want to gain an extra 30 minutes a day? How about 150 minutes or 2 1/2 hours per week?

Let Aristoi make breakfast and lunch for your students and give you some time back. Aristoi Classical Academy follows state and federal guidelines in preparing and creating nutritious and healthy meals for your students.

Go to SchoolCafe and apply!

Feed your kids well, gain some free time, and support your school.

We will even clean up the dishes.

Please contact Karla Begnaud if you have any questions (281-574-6152). (Paper applications are available at the District Office).

NOTE: All applications and information are confidential.
Parent Academy Math - Problem Solving with Bar Models, Jan. 12th @ 6:30 PM

All parents are invited to join Dr. Leslie Arceneaux, professional math consultant and math presenter. In this free Dimensions Math webinar, Dr. Arceneaux will teach you tips, tricks, and pointers to assist you when working with your students. Links go live the day of the program.

Upcoming dates include:

  • Jan. 26 - Understanding Algorithms
  • Feb. 23 - Understanding Algorithms (Multiplication & Division)
  • March 9 - Fractions Part I
  • March 30 - Fractions Part II
  • April 6 - Preparing for Success on STAAR
  • April 20 - Preparing for Success Next Year

Chess, Conversations, and Coffee, Jan. 15th @ 8:30 AM

Aristoi parents are invited to join in the conversation about Aristoi, classical education, our awesome Griffins, and the incredible game of chess. Mr. Hendrick will join us and provide insights into this strategic game.

Following are the dates for this program; times are from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:

  • Jan. 15 & 29
  • Feb. 12 & 26
  • March 12
  • April 9

Online Parent Q & A for Parents, Jan. 21st!

The next Online Parent meetings for online students are:

  • Jan. 21
  • Feb. 11, 25

Thursdays, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - KDG - 4th Grade Parents

School Picture Re-takes,
January 28th
Portrait retakes will be taken for Aristoi Cypress Elementary on Thursday, January 28th. You may visit
https://www.prepayorders.com/school/acc7420 to pre-pay for your package online.

The Online Code is: acc7420. Students must wear the appropriate dress code for all pictures.

If you previously purchased a package and would like your photo retaken, ALL purchased items must be returned to the photographer the day of pictures. This allows us to place an order for your child’s new photo at no charge. Please call Provine at 713-528-1059 if you have any questions.

Re-Enrollment for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is open Jan. 1- 31
Re-enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! All current Aristoi students must re-enroll in order to hold their seat for next year. If your student is not returning to Aristoi, please indicate that as well.

Click here to complete your Re-Enrollment application. An application must be submitted for every student.

Re-Enrollment applications are only available from January 1st - 31st.

Enrollment for new students and siblings begins February 1st.

Prospective Student Open House, Jan. 23rd, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tell your neighbors and invite your friends! Aristoi Cypress Elementary Prospective Student Open House is Saturday, January 23rd! The Open House is an in-person event, complete with classical education information, dress code details, child nutrition programs, Aristoi's Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, and much more.

Tours are available but pre-registration is required (see below).

Saturday, January 23, 2021
12332 Perry Road, Houston, TX 77070
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Student Health Screenings, Jan. 19-22; On-line Student Screenings Jan. 21 - 22

Health Screenings are scheduled at the Aristoi Cypress Elementary Campus Jan. 19-22. Per Texas State law, vision, hearing, and acanthosis nigricans (a diabetes risk indicator check that simply involves looking at the back of the student's neck)
screenings are to be conducted for all students.

If your student wears glasses, please make sure they bring them the week of screenings.

Online students may come for health screenings Jan. 21 - 22 after 10:00 AM.

January's Menus from Child Nutrition

This month's menus are available on the Aristoi website, under the campus tabs > Parent section for each school.
Online Chess Classes Now Forming!

Chess coach John Hendrick is conducting Tuesday and Thursday chess classes via Zoom. Classes begin this week and continue through the spring.

Contact Mr. Hendrick for details at