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Upcoming Events
  • September 23, 2014
    • Hero Week
    • Book Fair 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    • General PTA Meeting 6:00 PM
    • Super Hero Science Night 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    September 24, 2014
    • Hero Week
    • Hero-Wear white and blue to show your HERO week spirit
    • Book Fair 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    • Book Fair 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    September 25, 2014
    • Hero Week
    • Book Fair 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Welcome to Beaver Tech!

Welcome Back Beaver Stars

Welcome back to another exciting year at Beaver Technology Center! It is almost that time of year when we open our doors and welcome back our returning and new students for another wonderful year. I hope you had a relaxing summer and enjoyed lots of time with your families. Read more...

Bienvenidos a otro emocionante año en el Centro de Tecnología Beaver! Es casi esa época del año en la que abrimos nuestras puertas y damos la bienvenida a nuestros estudiantes que regresan a otro año maravilloso. Espero que hayan tenido un verano relajante y compartido con tiempo con sus familias.  Leer más ...

Policies and Procedures

Learn more about policies and procedures such as start time, absences, dress code and visitors.  Learn more...

Morning Announcements
Available 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!

HERO & Cybersafety week-Sept 22nd-26th

September 22nd-26th is HERO and Cybersafety week in Garland ISD. Activities and programs throughout the

week will promote a safe learning environment by educating students, teachers, parents and the community about cybersafety, respecting classmates, exemplifying good citizenship, and how to prevent bullying in schools and communities.

Super Hero Science Night-Sept 23rd

boy super heroJoin us for Super Hero Science Night on Tuesday, September 23rd, for 6:00-7:30 in the Beaver Tech cafeteria.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane — no, it’s Super Hero Science! Discover the real science of super heroes with this educator-led interactive show. We will explore energy, forces and motion, smart materials, magnetism, levitation, x-ray vision, lasers and properties of light.

Beaver Spirit Shirts-Deadline Sept. 30th spirit shirt

If you have not purchased your Beaver Spirit shirt now is the time!  This will be the last final order for the school year.   Learn more...

Measures of Academic Progress

During the week of September 15 students will take tests called Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). We give students MAP tests to determine your child’s instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year, and from year to year in the areas of math and reading. This is a new test this year, replacing the Iowa Test of Basic Skills and progress monitoring assessments given in the past. Students will take the MAP assessment on computers in the computer lab.

MAP tests are unique in that they adapt to be appropriate for your child’s level of learning. As a result, each student has the same opportunity to succeed and maintain a positive attitude toward testing. And with MAP tests, we can administer shorter tests and use less class time while still receiving detailed, accurate information about your child’s growth. Over the next few days, your child will spend a total of about two hours completing these tests. Learn more...

Grade Level Websites

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. 

Kindergarten BlogKinderblog3rd Grade Blog3rd Grade Blog
1st Grade Blog4th Grade Blog
2nd Grade Blog5th Grade Blog

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 in the featured article.

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.

Newsletters & Calendars

PTA & Beaver Star Gazette Beaver Calendar
GISD Parent Newsletter PTA Calendar
Boletín para los padres GISD Calendar
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