W. H. ADAMSON FEEDER PATTERN

"All Together Adamson--Excellence In Action"

The Week of January 19, 2015

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KUDOS TO YOU!

KUDOS to the wonderful things that are happening in our feeder pattern! Check out a few below!

DTR APPLICATION DEADLINE--January 22

TEAM--As of today, our feeder only has 4 completed applications!
I will treat the administrative team who reaches 100% FIRST to lunch!

LET'S GO TEAM ADAMSON--100% EXPECTED AND APPRECIATED! :)

Docmentation & Preparing For Non-Renewal Process Trainings

Campus administrators are asked to attend one of the following sessions to get information on the process that will need to be followed if an employee is going to be recommended for contract non-renewal.

Wednesday, January 21 @ Hulcy MS--Session 1: 11:30/Session 2: 5:00
Friday, January 23 @ Admin Building--Session 1 9:00/Session 2: 3:00

SUMMER SCHOOL 2015 INFORMATION

Students from the Adamson Feeder Pattern will attend summer school as follows:

  • Elementary will attend Roger Q. Mills ES (Division 2)
  • Middle School will attend Oliver W. Holmes MS (Division 2)
  • High School will attend Adamson HS (Division 5)


Administrator positions for the Division 5 have been staffed. This summer, there will be an Executive Director over each Summer Division. Additional summer program information will be forthcoming. Please reach out if you have any questions at this point.

A Note From Your Executive Director...

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Martin Luther King, Jr.


Team,

Keep pushing for greatness! Monitor what you "see on the court" and motivate for excellence!

Here's to another great week of teaching and learning!


Ms. Hill

THIS WEEK AT-A-GLANCE

Monday, January 19, 2015
    • MLK Holiday/No School


    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    • Campus Visits


    Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    • Division Leadership Meeting 8:00 AM @ Haskell (Ms. Hill)
    • District-Wide Principal Meeting with Superintendent Miles 1:00-5:00
    • Documentation and Preparing for Non-Renewal Process Training Offered Today


    Thursday, January 22, 2015

    • Mid-Year Meetings Today
    • CIC Coaches Huddle Conference @ Peeler ES
    • January Board Meeting
    • DTR Application Deadline
    • School Report Cards from TEA must go home by today


    Friday, January 23, 2015

    • Mid-Year Meetings Today
    • Documentation and Preparing for Non-Renewal Process Training Offered Today

    UPCOMING REMINDERS & DUE DATES AT-A-GLANCE

    January 12-23--Gifted and Talented Testing (K-5)
    January 15-30--Pre-K Circle Assessment
    January 6-23--ISIP MOY Inventory Grades K-2nd

    January 6-23--Scholastic Reading MOY Inventory Grades 9-10

    January 20-23--TEI Evaluator Certification Trainings

    January 21--Teen School Board Meeting

    January 26--Start date for NAEP Assessments (selected campuses)

    January 28--District-Wide Assistant Principals' Meeting

    January 29--DIVISION 5 JOB FAIR @ Adamson

    January 31--Dallas ISD STEM Day

    January--AP Course Audit

    February 2-27--Reasoning Minds Math MOY Inventory

    February 4--Principal Focus Group Meeting

    February 5--Division 5 Calibration Visit

    February 6--Secondary Data Meeting @ Lincoln HS

    February 9-13--National School Counseling Week

    February 12--Board Briefing

    February 13--Elementary Data Meeting @ Hogg ES

    February 11-12--Master Schedule Builder Training 2015

    February 19--Six Weeks 4 Ends

    February 20--Campus Staff Development Day/No Students

    February 27--Spring Field Trip & Fundraiser Submission Deadline

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    NEWS YOU CAN USE!

    • The new contact phone number for Schoolnet technical support is 1-866-MY-SNHELP and the new contact email is schoolnetsupport@pearson.com.
    • District sponsored Reading & Writing Professional Development Series available for teachers. (See WAIP for details)
    • Earthquake preparedness information is attached in the WAIP. Ensure that your campuses are ready. Safety First!

    THE COUNTDOWN TO TESTING IS ON!

    Keep the momentum and sense of urgency going on a daily basis! ALL TOGETHER ADAMSON!

    February 9-February 27
    STAAR ALT 2 Testing Window (Grades 3-8 & EOC)

    March 16-April 8
    TELPAS Testing Window (K-12)

    March 30
    STAAR Grades 4 & 7 Writing Day 1
    STAAR EOC English I

    March 31
    STAAR Grades 4 & 7 Writing Day 2
    STAAR Grade 5 & 8 Reading

    April 1
    STAAR English II

    April 20
    STAAR Grade 5 & 8 Math

    April 21
    STAAR Grades 3-4 Math
    STAAR Grades 6-7 Math
    STAAR Grade 8 Social Studies

    April 22
    STAAR Grades 3-4 Reading
    STAAR Grades 6-7 Reading
    STAAR Grades 5 & 8 Science

    May 4-May8
    STAAR EOC Testing Window for Algebra I, Biology & US History

    May 12
    STAAR Grades 5 & 8 Retest

    OUR FAMILY OF FEEDER SCHOOLS

    • James Bowie Elementary, Principal Noelle Wilson
    • Felix G. Botello Elementary, Principal Reyna Sotelo
    • James Hogg Elementary, Principal Jairo Casco
    • John F. Peeler, Principal Sofia Villarreal
    • John Reagan Elementary, Principal Ruby Ramirez
    • Hector P. Garica Middle School, Principal Gary Auld
    • Kathryn Joy GilliamCollegiate Academy, Principal Tamara Francis
    • W.H. Adamson High School, Principal Jaine Ortega