PINKSTON POST

"COMMITTED TO CHILDREN, COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE" 2015-2016

Core Beliefs

  • Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement.

  • Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance.

  • There is no excuse for poor quality instruction.

  • With our help, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students.

  • Staff members must have a commitment to children and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence.

Campus Goals & Targets

End of Course Exams

Algebra I, English I, English II - 65% STAAR at Level III ADV - 15%
Biology, U.S. History - 95% AP Exams - 10% College Readiness - 15%
ACP- 70% Passing in All Courses Student Attendance - 95% All Grade Levels

6 DAYS to Assessment of Course Performance Exams

ACP DEAD WEEK & EOC RETEST WEEK

Monday December 7

  • English I EOC Retests
  • Welcome TREC Campus Visits
  • ACP EXAM REVIEW - ALL CLASSES

Tuesday December 8

  • Algebra I EOC Retests
  • ACP EXAM REVIEW - ALL CLASSES

Wednesday December 9

  • English II EOC Retests
  • ACP EXAM REVIEW - ALL CLASSES

Thursday December 10

  • BIOLOGY/US HISTORY EOC Retests
  • ACP EXAM REVIEW - ALL CLASSES
Friday December 11
  • EOC Make-Up Exams
  • ACP EXAM REVIEW - ALL CLASSES

EOC RETEST EXAMS ARE Underway!!

Reminders


  • 7:15-8:05 am - Materials pickup (DAILY)
  • 8:15-9:00am - House Keeping Activities


* Ensure ALL cell phones are collected


  • 9:00am BEGIN TESTING
  • Read instructions verbatim from testing manual
  • Students are not allowed to carry test materials at any time
  • Test Administrators should be engaged in ACTIVE monitoring
  • Students must be escorted to the restrooms
  • Testing materials MUST be secure at ALL times

Important Reminders

  1. Students should not be released from class without an official pass from the teacher... for an official pass see Mrs. Espinosa
  2. Doors are expected to open 10 minutes after the bell rings each period: following a tardy freeze
  3. Ear buds, food, and drinks are NOT allowed in class
  4. Staff should be visible in the hallways during passing periods, prompting students to class.
  5. All staff members are expected to model appropriate dress code per DISD policy....NO EXCEPTIONS
  6. ALL TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ATTENDANCE BY 4:15 pm DAILY

Fall Climate Survey sent to Pinkston staff via E-Mail

Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 8am

This is an online event.

What Career Clusters would YOU like to see offered at the New Pinkston High School?

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We Celebrate YOU!!

  • Nalini Palaparthi 12/7
  • Ruby Morrow 12/7
  • Henry Hildebrand 12/9
  • Gary Allen 12/11
  • Jonathan Penelton 12/11

Lady Viking Basketball vs. Gateway

Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 6pm

6103 Houston School Road

Dallas, TX

Lady Viking Basketball vs. Seagoville

Friday, Dec. 11th, 6pm

15920 Seagoville Road

Dallas, TX

Boys Basketball vs. Conrad

Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 5pm

2200 Dennison Street

Dallas, TX

Boys Basketball vs Thomas Jefferson

Friday, Dec. 11th, 5pm

2200 Dennison Street

Dallas, TX

KUDOS the Pinkston Theatre Arts/ Performing Arts Departments