The Weekly Growl

April 13 - 19, 2014

This Week

Monday, April 14

  • April Student of the Month Nominations Due
  • 6:00 - 8:00 Parent Involvement Night
  • 6:30 PTA General Meeting, Cafeteria - Officer Elections and Budget Approval

Tuesday, April 15

  • Have a great day!

Wednesday, April 16

  • Dress to the Nines Day
  • 3:30 Grade Level Meetings
  • 3:30 - 5:30 Math Not Thursday Academy

Thursday, April 17

  • Report Cards Go Home
  • 2nd pd Fire Drill
  • 5:30 Boys and Girls Soccer @ CD Fulkes

Friday, April 18

  • Spring Holiday

Next Week

Monday, April 21

  • April Staff of the Month Nominations Open

Tuesday, April 22

  • STAAR Grades 6 and 7 Math
  • STAAR Grade 8 Social Studies

Wednesday, April 23

  • STAAR Grades 6 and 7 Reading

  • STAAR Grade 8 Science

  • 3:30 Committee Meetings

  • 6:30 PTA Board Meeting

Thursday, April 24

  • 5:30 Boys and Girls Soccer vs. Deerpark

Friday, April 25

  • Student Recognition Ceremony, Lecture Hall

Saturday, April 26

  • Latin Ensemble Spring Carnival

Upcoming Events

April 28 April Staff of the Month Nominations Due

April 28 May Student of the Month Nominations Open

May 1 Boys and Girls Soccer vs. Grisham @ Westwood HS

May 2 End of 3rd Week of 6th Six Weeks

May 5 6:-00 - 8:00 Parent Involvement Night

May 5 May Student of the Month Nominations Due

May 6 5:00 Site Based Meeting

May 7 1:30 Early Release

May 7 1:30 Faculty Meeting

May 8 Progress Reports Go Home

May 8 Boys and Girls Soccer @ Chisholm Trail

May 12 May Staff of the Month Nominations Open

May 14 3:30 CLT Meeting

May 15 Boys and Girls Soccer vs. Hopewell

May 16 7:45 Student Recognition Ceremony, Lecture Hall


Veronika Lopez 14

Kadia Koch 21

Carly Boeselt 23

Stephanie Stoebe 23

Mary Helen Tamayo 24

Jayson Sherman 27

KUDOS to Sam Jones for organizing a great Spikefest. It was a fun way to spend a Friday and brought great camaraderie to those who were able to be there.

- Amber Loftis

Kudos to our new Admin, Ms. Johnson and Mr. Strickland for their professionalism, courtesy, and discipline reinforcement.

Major thanks to Ms. Gilchrist and Ms. Donosso for taking time to help my students with Spanish pronunciation for our spring show songs.

Kudos to Ms. Larissa Ortiz, Ms. Smith, Ms. Vastano, Ms. Scales and all other teachers for going the extra mile by providing tutoring for the students who were failing from the Choir program.

Coach Wells and Coach Romero for your commitment and help driving students to upcoming contests!

Ms. Gloria Schuldt, Ms. Clark and Ms. Bauer for your encouragement during a very difficult time.

Ms. Espinoza for jumping right into the flow of things without blinking - we missed you!

- Kim Pollini

Kudos to the Spanish Department for coming together and creating last minute lessons for my classes while I had to take more time off after my surgery. YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST!!!

- Xochitl Gamas

Thanks to Cherri Urban for taking care of us and the library and still asking for kudos! Love all she does.

- Lisa Smith

Kudos to Barnhardt, Crow and Hoeber for being awesome C2S partners! Kudos to Jean Sarrè for taking my classes during C2S.

- William Russell

Kudos to Xochitl Gamas for being an inspiration to me with your positive attitude.

Special thanks to Sheryl Gilchrist for ALL of your help over the last 2 weeks. You helped all of us with so much. You have been the glue to hold everything together. Thanks for all that you do!

Kudos to Clarissa Lopez for being so open-minded and really thinking outside of the box.

To our Admin. Team, Mr.Mutscher, Ms. Johnson, and Mr. Strickland, you all have such a tough job and admire each of you for the way you are able to handle everything. Thanks for ALL that you are doing.

- Larissa Ortiz

Mrs. McNeese for keeping her cool as a new teacher! She's inspiring young artists every day!

- Stephanie Saggiante

Kudos to Cherri Urban, my AMAZING library assistant, for holding down the fort while I was at TLA. Cherri, you ROCK!!!

- Wendy Tucker

The grade 6 team for being awesome and always caring about kids and each other.

- John Simpson

Love. This.