Thursday, April 9, 2015

Stride Academy Alabama e-News: April 2015

Stride Academy Alabama e-News: April 2015

Let's Get Busy with Spring! 

Ahhh... Springtime!  Just as temperatures are warming and Mother Nature is bursting all around us, your academic calendar may soon be overflowing with testing dates and scheduled activities!
From the crew at Stride Academy, we wish all of our Alabama students and educators well on their ACT Aspire this Spring!  Good luck!

Accelerated Achievers Contest Extended!

Don't miss your chance to win one of the coveted top spots in ourStride Academy Accelerated Achievers Contest! For the second year in a row, this statewide contest will recognize the Alabama elementary school, middle school and high school with the Top Overall Usage and the Top Afterschool Usage. The contest deadline has been extended through April 30th, so be sure your students log on to Stride Academy for the chance to compete for this honor!  Each category winner will receive a trophy to display at their school, and be recognized in our Stride Academy blog and May e-News. 

Nominate Your Super Principal and Teacher

It's time to nominate one principal and one teacher who have effectively or creatively used Stride Academy at their school for the chance to receive thePrincipal Impact Award and theTeacher Impact Award.  Each winner will receive a trophy to display at their school and will be featured on theStride Academy blog and in our May e-News. 
Impact Award Guidelines:
  1. Share how a teacher/principal has effectively or creatively promoted and applied the use of Stride Academy at your school in 500 characters or less.
  2. Submissions should be sent to and must include the teacher or principal's name, grade level and school name.
  3. All submissions are due by April 24, 2015.
The winner for each category will be selected by a panel of Stride AcademyAcademic Specialists.  

Principal Spotlight

Dr. Donna Hudson, Principal at Lincoln Elementary School in Lincoln, AL, shares her personal experience with Stride Academy:
"I observed a teacher doing a reading assessment with Stride Academy this morning. I was very impressed with the ease at which she was able to make the test directly correlated with standards!" 
We love hearing how  Stride Academy is being used in the classroom. Thank you to the staff and students at Lincoln Elementary for your hard work in Stride Academy this year! 

Spring Break Can Wait! 

Assistant Principal Karri Findley at Saks Elementary School in Anniston, AL, looks on while students enjoy working on Stride Academy just before Spring Break. 

Star Point Standouts

Students at Conecuh County Junior High School in Castleberry, AL, have diligently worked on Stride Academy this year.  Jeffrey B.Ethan D.,James B.Samuel B.Lamont W.Sonija E., and Noah B. have each accumulated more than 2 million Star Points!  Outstanding job!
Do you want to share your school's Stride Academy success stories?
Contact: Cate Powell, Customer Experience Specialist 

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