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STAAR Assessment Schedule
Students will be taking the state-required STAAR assessments in May.
May 10: STAAR Math (grades 6, 7, 8)
May 11: STAAR Reading (grades 6, 7, 8)
May 17: STAAR Science (grade 8 only)
May 18: STAAR Social Studies (grade 8 only)
DRESS CODE CHANGES FOR 2021-22
Ortiz students will be required to wear colored polo-style shirts as part of the 2021-22 Ortiz Dress Code. The colors have changed: 6th Grade will now be Light Blule, 7th Grade will be Gray, and 8th Grade will be Navy Blue. Pants allowed will be khaki pants/skirts/shorts, (fingertip length), navy blue pants/skirts/shorts (fingertip length) and jeans (no rips, no holes, no frayed hems, no joggers, no cargo pants). The full dress code will be included in the 2021-22 Parent and Student Handbook that will be posted on this website later this summer.