Wildcat Weekly

Week Of December 13, 2015

From the Executive Director-Mr. Lusk

Thank you, Spruce Feeder Pattern!

A heartfelt thank you goes out to all of the administrators, teachers and staff of the Spruce feeder pattern for a very productive first semester. We all worked very hard to provide the best education possible to our scholars. I would be remiss if I did not take a moment to express my appreciation. There have been many acts which I have publicly noted; others that have not been seen. What ever the case may be, I thank each and every employee serving our scholars in Pleasant Grove. We are making the difference we signed up for. Have a restful and enjoyable holiday season!

Principals Corner

Attendance Award

Congratulations to Julius Dorsey Elementary School for achieving 1 of the top 2 spots across Dallas ISD for the highest attendance rates in school year 2014 - 2015. Thank you to the entire staff for helping students see the value of being at school every day. Continue to encourage your students to come to school every day. For your efforts lunch is on me Monday December 13, please come to the library during your scheduled lunch time to enjoy a great meal.
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UIL Congratulations

Thank you to Ms. Adeniji, Ms. Samuel, Ms. Mclaren and Mr. Taylor for taking time out of the weekend to assist our students for UIL competition. Our students placed in several categories. The accomplishments our students receive are a direct correlation to what they are learning at school. Thank you to all the Teachers and Staff for giving 110%.

The results are:

UIL Spelling:

Danya Gracia - 3rd Place

UIL Chess:

Miguel Ramirez - 9th place

UIL Maps, Charts and Graphs:

Micah Houston - 4th Place

Joselyn Favela- 8th Place

Week at a Glance


ACP Testing (Language Arts)

Lunch in the Library


ACP Testing (Reading)


ACP Testing (Specials)

Pictures with Santa (Sponsored by the PTA)

Christmas Party (Olive Garden, Mesquite 4:30pm)


ACP Testing (Science)


ACP Make-ups

Holiday Parties

Teachers Return January 4th

January 4th- Teacher Work Day

January 5th- Professional Development

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