Red Ribbon Week 2018

Monday, October 29th: Freeze out Drugs
Wear warm and cozy clothes

Tuesday, October 30th: What about the Wild West? Give Drugs a Stomp
Wear your best western outfit and BOOTS!

Wednesday, October 31st: Final Destination-Scare Away the Drugs!
Wear your best halloween costumes

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Ridgecrest Elementary Fall Festival Cake Walk Booth this Friday

Do you or your student love to bake? Don’t have time to bake, but are willing to grab something extra at the store this week? Please click on the link below and help us provide baked goods for Ridgecrest Elementary (our sister school) Fall Festival Cake Walk Booth this Friday:



The Sister School Solution partners schools within SBISD to help meet some of the needs of students and teachers on other SBISD campuses. Most of these campuses lack a PTA, so we are there to offer assistance as able to the teachers, staff and students. CSA is proud to be partnered with Ridgecrest Elementary (RGE) as our Sister School. The Sister School PTA Chairs will be sending communications throughout the year updating you on our partnership with RGE and how you can help.


If you have any questions please contact CSA’s PTA Sister School Chairs:
Lori Koehn – – 713-851-7832
Leslie Appling – – 832-483-8227

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SBISD Calendar Survey

2019-20 and 2020-21 school years


The Texas Education Agency (TEA) shifted the testing window for the 2019-202 STAAR test, with testing now scheduled to end on May 21, 2020. This shift, combined with an early Memorial Day weekend, makes ending school prior to Memorial Day in the 2019-2020 unfeasible, as our students would take the STAAR test the last week of school.
Given this new information, the District Improvement Team has developed new draft calendars for the 2019-2020 school year for your review and feedback.
  1. Calendar options for 2019-2020
  2. Calendar Comparison Chart

Our first round calendar drafts for 2020-2021 did not account for a presidential election day in November 2020. Feedback around safety and security received from parents and staff following the 2016 presidential election, given that our schools are used by Harris County as election polling sites, has led district senior leadership to request that Election Day 2020 be a student holiday.
Thus, we have used the preferred Round I 2020-2021 calendar and created two new options for community consideration, with Nov. 3, 2020, as a student holiday.
  1. Calendar options for 2020-2021
  2. Calendar Comparison Chart
Questions? Email us at

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High School Information Night

November 5th 
Phoenix Academy and Cornerstone Academy will be hosting a High School Information Night, Monday November 5th from 5:30 to 7:00pm.
The Presenters for the evening will be Natalie Fikac, Director of Guidance & Counseling and Lance Stallworth, Executive Director of Student Support Services.
Learn about the following topics, in preparation for high school:
  • credits
  • GPA
  • class rank
  • EOCs
  • Foundation High School Plan
  • endorsements
  • advanced academics opportunities
  • CTE
  • T24
  • plans for 8th grade students entering 9th grade
This presentation includes both Academy of Choice and Cornerstone Academy families.

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Halloween Bash for Parents!

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