Welcome back for the 2018-2019 school year! We look forward to working with everyone this year. Please see the following note regarding schedules...
*If there is an error on a student's schedule (ie. missing a class, wrong grade level), the student needs to stop by the counseling department to see the appropriate grade level counselor by Friday, 8/24.
Due to limited class availability, we are unable to do change of mind requests on schedules, but the student is welcome to get on a waiting list by signing up in the counseling department by Friday, 8/24.
*The Bailey counselors are on summer break from June 8th through the beginning of August. We will return the week of August 6th.
*Please click on "Transitions" for informational pages, course choice sheets, and dates for the 2018-2019 school year.
Fall 2018 Important Dates:
- Bring proof of address, parent ID, student birth certificate, immunization records,
social security card, and if homeschooled bring proof of prior grade-level completion
the New Student Registration day.
- Bus routes will run.
- This is not for incoming 6th graders who attended an AISD elementary
school. Incoming 6th graders should attend the Summer Transistion Camp.
to their 1st class. 6th grade students will meet near the cafeteria and teachers
will lead them to their first class (based on last names) where they will receive
Spanish Course Contract
Current 5th graders will receive an official choice sheet from their classroom teacher after the Feb. 9th field trip to visit Bailey. Bailey 6th and 7th graders will receive their choice sheets on Feb. 9th or 12th during class. Bailey 8th graders will receive their high school choice sheets between Feb. 9th & 16th.
Attached you will find draft forms of 6th/7th/8th grade choice sheets for the 2018-2019 school year. General course descriptions for each grade level can be found under the "Transitions" tab above.
*Please Note: Only students projected to attend Bailey will receive a choice sheet.
Students not projected to attend Bailey, must request an address change through their elementary or previous school upon moving into Bailey boundaries, or must be approved for an official transfer through the district before completing a Bailey choice sheet. If a move or transfer approval occurs over the summer, students can complete the choice sheet during registration at Bailey in August.
Our Bailey Showcase night will be on Monday, February 12th from 6:30-7:45pm. This is for incoming 5th graders and current 6th and 7th graders and their parents.
Students should receive their choice sheets before this night.
-Elementary students will receive their choice sheet from their elementary school counselor or teacher following the Elementary visits to Bailey on Feb. 9th.
-Current 6th & 7th graders will receive their choice sheet from their science teacher either Feb. 9th or 12th.
Due date for submission of Bailey choice sheets for all students is Friday, February 16th.
*Elementary choice sheets will be turned in to their current classroom teacher.
We are excited for the start of a new semester and with it some important upcoming events. Please mark your calendars (or mobile devices) now to save these dates...
*Also Choice Sheet (draft) forms will be posted under the "Transitions" tab as soon as they are updated for the 2018/2019 school year, along with due dates for 6th and 7th grade choice sheets.
Parent Info. Session on Dyslexia Services @6:30pm in the Bailey Cafeteria
Guest Speaker: Cherry Lee (AISD 504/Dyslexia Compliance Specialist)
Akins High School representatives to meet with all 8th graders at Bailey during their advisory class.
PTA Presentation "How to Start the Mental Health Conversation with your Teen"
6:30pm in the Bailey Cafeteria
Akins Course Showcase for incoming 9th graders (i.e. current 8th graders) and their parents at Akins High School. Please visit the Akins High School website for more information, times, etc.
Bowie Course Showcase for incoming 9th graders (i.e. current 8th graders) and their parents at Bowie High School. Please visit the Bowie High School website for more information, times, etc.
Incoming 6th grader feeder schools visit to Bailey.
Bailey Course Showcase Night for incoming 6th graders (i.e. current 5th graders) and current 6th & 7th graders and their parents. Starts at 6:30pm. Meet with Bailey teachers and learn about course options for the upcoming year.
Q&A with the Principal for Parents with incoming 6th graders. 6-7pm @Bailey.
Lunch hour Q&A with Bailey counselors for incoming 6th grade parents @Bailey 11:30am-12:15pm.
Bowie & Akins counselors will be at Bailey from 3:30-5:30pm to meet with 8th grade parents and students regarding their high school course selection questions.
High school choice sheets due @Bailey (students will be submitting their choices to the high school counselors on this date).
sCHOOL sTARTS aUGUST 21ST AT 8:25AM. pLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT BELOW FOR sOME iMPORTANT dATES.
Over the summer, if you can't find the information you need on this website, please explore the Bailey website, www.baileybears.org, to see if you can find what you need. We will be back in the office on August 7th, 2017 and are already looking foward to an amazing year!
*Final supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year will be provided by teachers to students during the 1st week of school in August. Students will also receive a first day packet at that time with more information on Bailey clubs and opportunities for the new school year.
1. Find STAAR practice materials online at:
2. Read the weekly announcement emails (if subscribed to Bailey and PTA email groups) as thetr are many upcoming end of year events.
Please see the "transitions" page for important dates and events regarding choice sheets and class selection for next year. Through out January and February we will be updating this page with more information as we receive it.