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Upcoming Events
  • April 18, 2015
    April 20, 2015
    • Sixth Grading Period Begins
    • STAAR MATH 5th Grade
    April 21, 2015
    • Kinder Field Trip
    • STAR Test-3rd & 4th Grade Math
    April 22, 2015
    • Beaver Star Gazette Articles Due for the May Issue
    • STAR Test 3rd & 4th Grade Reading & 5th Grade Science
    April 24, 2015

Welcome to Beaver Tech!

School Hours 8:00 a.m.-3:10 p.m.

Morning Announcements for Parents

Parents, you can watch our Beaver Star announcements live! You can either watch it live at 8 a.m. sharp or anytime at your convenience. Please check your child's Thursday folder for the password. Tune in here to see our Beaver Stars in action!


Field Day 2015

Field day 2015

Field Day will be May 22nd.  We will be taking orders for the annual Field Day 2015 t-shirts.  Order a shirt for yourself and one for your student! T-shirts will be onsale tonight at Jam the Gym and you can send the order form and $10 cash in with your student.  Hurry deadline for t-shirt orders is April 30th.

TECHnicolor RUN

Beaver Tech’s first ever Technicolor Run was a huge success.  It took place on Friday, April 17, 2015. Wearing white shirts, waves of runners passed through various stations, and were sprayed with a special powder paint. Each shirt became a unique blend of color and pattern. It was wonderful seeing many familiy members join in the fun. 

There where about 600 participants, including a whopping 85% of the student body. The PTA raised $2800.00 from this spring fundraiser. Special thanks to the many volunteers who showed up to help. 

Third Elective Cycle

The third and final elective cycle began on Friday, April 10. The attached elective catalog lists and describes courses offered during this cycle.  

El tercer y último ciclo de las electivas comienzo el viernes 10 de abril. El catálogo de las electivas adjunto a este mensaje describe los cursos ofrecidos durante este último ciclo. 

Watch D.O.G.S.

Dads, Uncles, Grandpas, and Great-Grandpas: Are you looking for a way to be more involved in your children's school life? Watch D.O.G.S. is a great way to do it!  Read more...

Relevant Learning Experiences

One of our goals here at Beaver MST is to make learning relevant for students by connecting what we learn at school to the real-world.  One way we do this is by going on multiple field trips throughout the school year to take take the learning beyond the school walls.  Learn more about some of our learning adventures by clicking here

School & Home Software Applications

Did you know your child can access some of the same computer programs used at school?  Also, some of these programs are available as apps? Read more...

Spirit Sticks

Spirit Sticks are for sale on the first Friday of each month and during special events. We will also have special edition Sticks on sale during the holidays.  Sticks are $1 each and the money raised goes towards purchasing more sticks.  Read more...

Magnet Information

Magnet schools feature special programs not offered at other schools. In Garland ISD, there are twelve magnet schools for a variety of students: gifted/talented students, students with a high interest in math, science, and technology, students interested in classical studies, global business, Mandarin Chinese and students focused on college and career preparation.  Read more...

Box Tops for Education

We have had a successful Box Tops collection this year. With the money received from Boxtops, we ordered two iPad minis for the music room. We still need more, so please keep sending your Boxtops to school.

Skyward

Skyward Family Access Q&A

Do you have questions about Skyward? There is help available! Read more...

Be a Volunteer

We will have events coming up so please be on the lookout for any flyers and other handouts in the weekly folders. Please let me know if you have interests in helping volunteer by sending an email to beaverptavolunteer@gmail.com.   Read more...


Grade Level Blogs and Communication

Clear communication between school and home is vital to student success and academic growth. At Beaver MST, we understand the importance of clear, consistent communication and we are always looking for ways to improve how we communicate. As technology changes, so should the way we communicate and involve parents in the learning process. Over the course of the school year classroom teachers will maintain grade level websites and content specific blogs to disseminate information and share content. You can visit grade level sites for general grade level information on upcoming field trips, projects, dates, etc. For information on specific contents areas or assignments, visit the blogs or pages that are linked to the websites.

Where Are They Now?

Beaver MST is dedicated to preparing students for college and careers beyond elementary school. Our mission is to provide learning opportunities that are enriched through real-world experiences using the latest technology and unique resources, so that all students are successful builders of their own futures. Read more...

SAMMY
SAMMY

We are excited to introduce our newest faculty member, SAMMY (Students Achieving Morals and Manners Yearlong). SAMMY the beaver promotes a school-wide social skills and character development program. Each week SAMMY will bring new insight to our students about social skills and how to interact with others. Guests will come on our daily video announcements with SAMMY to discuss and explain the social skill or Insight of the Week. Sometimes he doesn't always say the right thing and the guest will provide clarification. Beaver students are always excited to tune in to our announcements and see what message he has for the week. Click on the following links for the Insight of the Week.

Follow Beaver MST on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter at @BeaverMST_Stars or receive texts by texting "Follow @BeaverMST_Stars" to 40404.

Blackboard Messenger

Receive phone calls from our school to remind you of important dates, events, and school news. Call 972-494-8301 to provide current phone number information.

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