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Acero - Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

High School Highlights

Dear Cruz Community,
It is starting to feel like spring outside, and spring always brings activity and excitement to Cruz!  

Our team is working diligently in the classrooms each day to ensure students will meet their end-of-year learning targets.  This includes our core academics, electives, and the arts!  Additionally, we have a number of activities in store to keep our students engaged as we wrap up our year of learning.  Please join us in looking forward to these upcoming activities and events:

7th and 8th Grade Civics Trips to Washington DC and New York City
State Seal of Biliteracy testing for 5th, 8th, and 12th Grades
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams for 11th and 12th Grade students taking AP US History and AP Spanish Language
Teacher Appreciation Day May 7th!
Senior Portfolio Presentations
Spring Musical May 16 and 17: "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown"
Senior Prom
9th-12th Grade Parent Conferences May 23 and 24
Acero Arts Festival May 29
Cruz Art Show at Helix Cafe May 31
"Under the Picasso" Dance Performance Downtown May 31
Cruz Dance performance at Six Flags June 2
End-of-Year NWEA assessments for Grades K-8
Senior Showcase
Daddy Daughter Dance June 14
Field Days
Final Exams for 9th-12th Grades
Senior and 8th Grade Luncheons
Kindergarten Celebration, 8th Grade Promotion, and 12th Grade Graduation

Phew!  All of this will keep our Cruz school community active and excited while classrooms continue to work toward their end-of-year final exams and NWEA assessments.  Please watch for more information and invitations to these upcoming activities, and join us whenever you can!  

Again this school year, I have been proud and impressed with all our school team continues to offer students academically, artistically, and socio emotionally day in and day out.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to hear more from me about anything going on at Cruz, to share your own ideas, or to work together to continue making Cruz the best it can be for our students.

Educationally yours,