Arizona State Board of Education Adopts New Statewide Achievement TestOn November 3rd, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted a new statewide achievement test, Arizona's Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT) for Arizona students. The AzMERIT test will replace the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) Reading, Writing and Mathematics tests beginning in spring of 2015. Students in 3rd grade through high school will take the AzMERIT English Language Arts and Mathematics tests. Students in 4th grade, 8th grade and high school will take the AIMS Science test. For more information about the AzMERIT, please visit http://www.azed.gov/assessment/azmerit/.
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Dear Cocopah Families,
It has come to our attention that there was a "glitch" in our email server earlier this week. Unfortunately, some emails may have been lost. If you are expecting a response from a staff member and have not heard from them, please send the email again so we can be sure of receiving it.
May you and your families have the happiest of Thanksgivings.
COCOPAH MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS PROGRAM SURVEY
Parents of all middle school students who are participating in the Cocopah Honors Program are asked to complete the survey below. Please complete a survey for each child you have in the honors program.
The purpose of this survey is to determine if we are on track with the Vision of the Honors Program. Your responses will provide us with data we can use to recognize our strengths and our opportunities for growth. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this important feedback.
Junior Purple Society Blanket Drive
The Jr. Purple Society is collecting blankets during the month of November for children in the hospital fighting cancer. New blankets can be dropped off to Mrs. Solod or in the big boxes located in the cafeteria.
Barnes & Noble Bookfair Supports Cocopah, 11/29-12/7
Support our school and get a head start on your holiday gift shopping November
29th- December 7th, 2014 at Barnes & Noble at the 101 Fwy & Shea Blvd. Just present the special voucher prior to making your purchase and portion of the sales will be given to Cocopah Middle School. Questions? Contact, Diana Campbell, Cocopah Librarian.
Angel Gifts for Bethune
Cocopah is once again partnering with Cochise, Cherokee and Sequoya to provide holiday gifts for the students at Mary McLeod Bethune School in south Phoenix. Gift tags will be available for selection at the Carnival and the following week during lunch. Please encourage your students to select a tag. We also need volunteers to assist with gift collection and re-bagging and tagging gifts. Please click here to sign up.
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2nd Quarter PRIDE Winners: Koby G, Natalia W, Ximena G, Madi M, Sammie J, Cate A-W, Reid R, Claire K, Claire E, Michael M, Caroline R, Cooper H, Jackson S, Lauren B, Noah P