Week of January 11, 2021
Aristoi Katy Elementary School
Weekly Announcements
Get some hot coffee and a pen, there's a lot to take note of this week! Re-enrollment has launched, picture re-takes are coming, the open house is scheduled, Free & Reduced Meals are available, chess classes are ready, a special Parent Math Academy launches this week, and the School Board meeting has been moved. And, that's just a few of the items! Our Griffins have a lot going on!
Upcoming Events
Martin Luther King Day,
January 18th, No School
School Board Meeting, MOVED to January 20th, @ 5:30 PM, The Commons, Aristoi Katy Elementary

Please wear your facemask and practice social distancing.

Online students returning to campus? Following are some things to make sure you have...
Welcome to all the online students who joined us on campus this past week. Please stop by the front office or call if you have not completed the Emergency Card, need a carpool tag, to purchase a student planner, or need information about Spirit Wear. We look forward to helping you!

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.
January Lunch and Breakfast Menus are here!
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.

NOTE: The link to the meeting is on the website calendar and goes 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

Re-Enrollment for the 2021-2022 Academic Year begins January 1st
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.

This process is for current Aristoi students only. Open Enrollment, the process for New Students and Sibling Priority, begins February 1, 2021. A separate email with the appropriate links will be sent at that time.

If you have any questions regarding the re-enrollment process, please email Registration.
Prospective Student Open House, Jan. 23rd, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tell your neighbors and invite your friends! Aristoi's Prospective Student Open House is Saturday, January 23rd! Aristoi Katy Elementary's open house is a Drive-Thru event, complete with curriculum, dress code information, child nutrition details, PTO, Aristoi's Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, and much more.

Please tell anyone who's interested in a classical liberal arts education to take a peek at Aristoi!

Please contact Mrs. Yates if you have any questions.
Online Spiritwear Store is open Jan. 18th - 31st
The online spiritwear store is open January 18th-31st. Items will be delivered to school mid-February.

School Picture Re-take Day, January 28th
Portrait retakes will be taken for Aristoi Katy Elementary on Thursday, January 28th.

You may visit
https://www.prepayorders.com/school/acl7418 to pre-pay for your package online.

The Online Code is: acl7418.

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.

Online Parent Q & A for Parents are coming for 2021!

The next Online Parent meetings are:

Jan. 21
Feb. 11, 25

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

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