University Park Elementary

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Talented and Gifted Referral Deadline Dec. 22

HPISD parents may complete Talented and Gifted (TAG) referrals for their children until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22. All TAG referrals must be submitted electronically by the due date. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Hour of Code

We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding how technology works.

But only a tiny fraction of us are learning how technology works. Fewer than half of all schools teach computer science.

That’s why our entire school is joining in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10). More than 100 million students worldwide have already tried an Hour of Code.

Our Hour of Code is making a statement that University Park Elementary is ready to teach these foundational 21st-century skills. To continue bringing programming activities to your students, we want to make our Hour of Code event huge.

This is a chance to change the future of education in HPISD.

See http://hourofcode.com/us for details, and help spread the word.

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