Principal's Weekly

October 17-21, 2016 Week 9


National Bullying Prevention Month

Monday, October 17, 2016 (Spirit Shirt)

  • October 17 homeroom teacher CST Watch list due to Mr. Torres

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (Spirit Shirt)

  • ARD/504 Meeting schedule is in your box
  • Ballet Austin KG/PK in the Cafeteria 8:00-9:30
  • Student Group Picture Young with details
  • Adult Free Flu Shots 8:30-11:30 am P-19. Work with team mates to monitor scholars if you want a flu shot.
  • CareVan Free flu shots & immunization for children 5:30 pm in the counselor office
  • S.E.L. Steering Committee Meeting 3:15 pm Room P-12 Ms. Faught with details

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (Sunshine Shirt)

  • Ballet Austin KG/PK in the Cafeteria 8:00-9:30 AM
  • Deadline for Kindergarten BoY TEMI exams entered in ATVS
  • Feliz Cumpleanos a la Sra. Vazquez
  • 5th grade Math PD (Calculator) library 3;30-4:45 pm. Ms. Anderson leading

Thursday, October 20, 2016 (spirit shirt)

  • Ballet Austin KG/PK in the Cafeteria 8:00-9:30 AM
  • Rhonda Kennie on campus all day. Available during conference period to review eCST data & scholar concerns. Will be in room 18 in the PK wing.
  • Staff Meeting: 4th grade host* (topic:Student Trauma & differentiated PD) Bring your charged lap top to the meeting. 3:15-4:45 p.m. library (T.A's may leave at 3:30 pm)

Friday, October 21, 2016 (College Shirt)

  • PK-1st Assembly 7:30-7:55 am in the cafeteria Mrs. Young with details
  • 2nd-5th Assembly 7:30-7:45 am Gym Mr. San Segundo with details
  • KG ISIP/iStation data Deadline. All students should have been tested.
  • 3rd-5th grade Austin Jazz Workshop Assembly 9:15-10:15 a.m. Cafeteria


The administrators focus of the week is TEKS/SE & Task Alignment.

2nd Annual Character Walk:

  • The parade is scheduled for: PK-1 (9:30-10:00) & 2nd-5th (10:00-10:30)
  • Homerooms are encouraged to dress as their favorite book character(s)
  • This a good opportunity to encourage parent engagement and participation & assist with making some of the costumes out of paper or recycled material
  • Invite the parents to attend the parade
  • Ms. Cipriano & Mr. Martinez will send out more information regarding the parade route in the coming weeks

Science Fair is scheduled for November 11. check with your Science committee designee for details.

Prepare yourselves for the "Schoolhouse of Danger" team tasks. Emails will be sent your way in the coming week. I've put you in teams and i'm looking forward to see which team(s) are creative and able to take it up an notch. Prizes are on the line so be on the lookout.


The list is not comprehensive. Please refer to the Dr. G.H. Wooten Google calendar.

New events are underlined

October 2016

  • October 23-28 Red Ribbon Week Torres with details
  • October 25 & 26 Vision & Hearing screening (screen PK, KG & anyone new to AISD)
  • October 25 mandatory AISD open enrollment in employee insurance 7:00-3:00 Location TBD. Work with team to monitor scholars for you to visit with the insurance team.
  • October 27 The 2nd Annual Character Walk in the AM literacy committee with details (PK-1 (9:30-10:00) & 2nd-5th (10:00-10:30)
  • October 27 2nd grade Austin Water Dowser Dan Assembly 1:30 pm Cafeteria
  • October 27 PTA Fall Festival & Literacy/Math night 4:00-7:30 pm
  • October 28 Breakfast of Champion for October-Good Citizenship 8:00-8:30 cafeteria
  • October 28 No Place for Hate Activity 1
  • October 31 Halloween

November 2016

  • Bulleting board theme: Patrotism & the Election
  • November 1 Principal Coffee 8:00-9:00 am P-19
  • November 1 Students individual Pictures
  • November 3 CAC meeting 3:15-4:45 pm Library
  • November 4 Academy4
  • November 5 Texas Book Festival
  • November 7 3rd & 4th grade MoY Math STAAR Release
  • November 8 Election Day
  • November 8 First Grade Field Trip: Bob Bullock Museum
  • November 9 3rd & 4th grade MoY Reading STAAR Release
  • November 10 5th grade MoY Science STAAR Release
  • November 10 Staff meeting: PK hosts
  • November 11 Science Fair PK-5th grades
  • November 16 District 4th grade Writing MoY assessment
  • November 16 5th grade Math STAAR Release
  • November 17 5th grade Reading STAAR Release
  • November 17 PTA/ 2nd & 3rd grade presentaitons 6:00-7:30 pm Cafeteria
  • November 18 APIE luncheon Mr. Martinez with details

If dates/times are missing please inform Ms. Moreno and/or Mr. San Segundo