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The HATT Insider - January 2019

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Empowering Families
and Building Communities

Effective January 2, 2019, HATT Office hours will be: Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm Fridays 8 am - 12 pm
HATT's 2018 Holiday Celebration with Staff and Board of Commissioners
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HATT's 2018 Holiday Celebration with Staff and Board of Commissioners

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HATT and LEDIC Holiday Breakfast

RoseHill Annual Christmas Cuties and Little Darlings Christmas Party
Christmas Tree Lighting Photos at Robison Terrace

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Community Events & School Programs
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The RoseHill Neighborhood Network Center
and Otis C. Williams Multicultural Museum
2220 West 15th Street Texarkana, TX
Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. ' 903-255-7738

• Monday Connections: Join us once a month for FREE computer skill sessions.
• Free Career Closet: Do you need an outfit for a job interview or a career fair? Do you have a new job, but need help with proper clothing attire until payday?
• Free Computer Tutorials: For you to use at your own pace (computer basics, work and career, Photoshop, Microsoft Office 2000 - 2016, mobile device tips, and ore)

1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center
602 Main Street, Texarkana, TX 75501 ' 903-792-5735

• Toddler Care 6 Week Class
• $10 Free Baby Bucks to Spend in the Baby Store:
The last Wednesday of each month 10:00am to 12 noon. Diapers, baby clothes, formula, maternity clothes. Available to anyone pregnant or to a parent of a child under 24 months old. Must complete a 15 minute information session.
• Free Classes: Prepared Child Birth, Life Group, FPR, Baby Care, Toddler Care, Dads Only. Earn Baby Bucks with each class attended. Daytime and evening classes are available. Free professional photography session with a completed course.

Texarkana Adult Education & Literacy 903-823-3461 or email

• TxCHSE - Texas High School Equivalency (GED)
• College Prep - Basic Skills (Math & English) - TSIA, TABE, TEAS
• ESL - English as a Second Language
• IET - Integrated Education and Training - Work on a High School
equivalency and enroll in a college workforce program at the same time.

For More Information

Westlawn Elementary School Dates to Remember:

Keep an eye out in your community and in your mailbox for posters and post cards with more specific information, or contact Amberly Shaw, Family Engagement Specialist, at Westlawn for more information at 903-223-4252 or email

January 7th-8th
Instructional Planning for Staff (No School for Students)

January 9th
Students Return to School

January 15th (9:30 am)
5th Grade Perot Field Trip-Call of the Wild

January 16th (12:30 pm)
3rd Grade Perot Field Trip-Texarkana Youth
Symphony Orchestra "Shoot for the Stars"

January 18th
3rd 6-Weeks Awards Assemblies
5th Grade: 8:30-9:15 am / 3rd Grade: 10-10:45 am / 4th Grade: 2-2:45 pm

January 21st
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-No School

January 22nd (3:30-4 pm)
Westlawn Distinguished Family Partner Info Meeting

January 24th (During Regular Lunch Times)
Leaders' Lunch, By Invitation Only-For Students
Meeting Criteria during 3rd 6-Weeks

January 30th (3:30-4:30 pm)
Parent Lighthouse Meeting

January 31st
After-School Clubs Start

HATT Executive Staff
Antonio Williams, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jackie Otto, Chief Operating Officer
Tarisha Duson, Director of Admin. Services
Ronnie Odom, Manager of HCV Programs
Jimmy Castle, Manager of Information Technology
Theo Nyamasvisva, Controller
Bill Edwards, Director of Construction Management and Modernization

2019 Board of Commissioners
Mrs. Melva Flowers
Mr. Bruce Powers
Vice Chairman
Mrs. JoAnn Rice
Mr. Craig Manning
Mr. Louie B. George
Mrs. Mae Hamilton
Mrs. Linda Nolen

HATT is staying in touch with you through social media & our website!