What you should know about IDEA Public Schools 2022-2023 Fall Family Survey   To support our family’s social-emotional learning and school climate, 3rd -12th-grade students and parents will participate in a school survey this Fall.  The Fall Family Survey will provide valuable insight that supports the well-being of each family. Working together, we will continue […]

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

At IDEA Public Schools, mental health is just as important as physical health. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an opportunity for all to have deeper conversations about mental health and warning signs and resources for suicide prevention.   We spoke with two IDEA experts, Joelisse Galarza, Family Engagement Manager for IDEA Tarrant County, and Elizabeth Germain, Regional Student and […]

Have a Fun and Safe Labor Day Weekend! 

IDEA Students having fun

Labor Day is upon us, and we are all excited about having an extended weekend to relax and refresh! Team & Family, during holidays and times of common travel, it’s important to follow health and safety protocols to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 and other illnesses:   Wash your hands well. Wash with soap […]

IDEA Offers Multi-Layered Campus Safety and Security Program Across Campuses

Hello IDEA Families,  We are incredibly excited to welcome over 83,000 students to IDEA campuses for the 2022-2023 school year. Over the summer, our campus leaders and operations teams have been working hard to prepare for the new school year, and safety is always our main priority. As part of our commitment to safety and […]

New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Make 2022 Your Family’s Healthiest Year Ever

A new year brings opportunity to start fresh! What better way to get started than with a focus on healthy meals and habits for the entire family to try. Our Healthy Kids Here team has got you covered!  Here are five tips to help make 2022 your family’s healthiest year ever.  1) Involve children in the kitchen.   […]

10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season | COVID-19 Safety Tips | IDEA Public Schools

As both the holidays and cooler weather approach, we want to make sure our Team & Family are taking every precaution to stay healthy. We’re sharing some guidance for keeping yourself, your family and others healthy and safe throughout the holiday season and beyond. 1. Wash your hands thoroughly. Wash with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Pro-Tip: Find a fun tune to hum that will make […]

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Children Aged 5-11 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO PARENTS: Please visit our Health & Safety Information page as new dates and times will be added as they become available. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, previously approved for children 12+, has now been approved for use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for children ages 5+. At IDEA, we want to continue to provide essential information and resources […]

Fun & Safe Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Home This Month

Fun & Safe Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Home This Month | Halloween Tips | IDEA Public Schools

Happy Spooky Season! We want to ensure our Team & Family is safe and healthy not only at school, but also while celebrating this holiday season. Here are some alternative activities to consider having with your family this October:   Carve or decorate pumpkins   Hang a piñata in your backyard for your children filled with healthy treats   […]

Stand Up for Change: National Bullying Prevention Month Resources

IDEA San Benito Unity Day | IDEA Public Schools | National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a time to focus and increase awareness and education around bullying. This month-long event serves to help prevent childhood bullying and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion. National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.  Photo Credit: PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center  Did you know, according to Crime Stoppers source, 82% of […]