Parent Check In–9/30

Parent Check In–9/30

Today we are going to check in with your goals and update your parent/guardian as to how things are going.
Like we talked about a few weeks ago, you have to intentionally choose the person you want to become. The first six-weeks is officially over and now we need to revisit how your goals are going.


Log in to your email. (You can get to your student email here if you don’t have a personal one: Log in like you do on the computer, click on Office 365 and then click on Outlook.) Also through the my.fwisd page you can log in to Focus and see what your final grade was for the first six-weeks.


Create a new message to send . In the “To” line, type your parent’s email address. In the “CC” line, type my email address ( This copies me in on the email so that I can see that you sent it and I can give you a grade for sending it (YES, it’s a grade).


The subject line of the email should say “English Check In”.


Copy and paste the following message into the body of the email, then change/complete the sentences and blanks (__) so that it makes sense for you. (Remember if you double-click the blanks and then type it deletes the blank and leaves only your words.

Copy and paste:

Hi _________,
I just wanted to update you on how things were going for me. Last 6-weeks I got a _______% in Mrs. Vondra’s Pre-AP English I class. This is mainly because ________________. Moving forward, I plan to do ___________ differently because I expect more from myself. Like I’ve said before I want to be the type of person who ________________________, so moving forward I’m going to focus on _________________________.
My goal for English class was ___________________. So far it’s going . I plan on continuing to __________ (OR I plan on starting to _______). This six-weeks I really want to _________________ and I’m going to accomplish that by _______________________________.
Recently I’ve been learning about __________________. I want to learn more about/I’m still kind of confused by/This made me think of ___________________.
I’m doing good/not good on my commitment to _______________. Moving forward I plan on __________________.
I’m going to be following up with you about every three weeks to update you on how my goals and plans are working out. Thanks for taking the time to partner with me.



P.S. This email is my first 100% of the second six-weeks

STEP 5: When you are finished filling out the email message, it’s addressed to your parent, and I’m in the CC line, press SEND. You’re done!

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