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In it, to win it!

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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

Week of May 2 - May 14, 2016

Thank you, Mr. Amaya for organizing such a fun-filled night!

Thank you to Ms. Calloway, Ms. Blackwell, Mrs. Henry and K-2 Teachers for a smooth Terra Nova and Supera Testing!

Progress Reports

Thursday, May 5th, 9am

C.F. Carr Elementary School, Bayside Street, Dallas

Teachers,

Make sure grades are updated and meet district guidelines.

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 2, 2016
  • Articulation Cards to be completed by Thursday, May 5, 2016
  • Huddle @ 4:30: Faculty Kick-ball game
  • Region X: Leer Mas Professional Development for K-5 Bilingual Teachers @ 3:30, library
  • ISIP EOY Window opens
  • Sign-up for Cinco de Mayo Faculty Potluck


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

  • ISIP EOY
  • Test Coordinator Meeting (Calloway)


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

  • Junior League Grant Workshop @ 7:15, library
  • Boy Scout Meeting @ 4:00 pm, auditorium atrium


Thursday, May 5, 2016

  • Cinco de Mayo Program @ 3 pm
  • Cinco de Mayo Faculty Potluck
  • Articulation Cards complete and submitted to Mrs. Butler


Friday, May 6, 2016


Saturday, May 7, 2016

  • Super STAAR Saturday


Monday, May 9, 2016

  • 5th Grade re-take STAAR Math
  • 3rd/4th Grade STAAR Math


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

  • 5th Grade re-take Reading
  • 3rd/4th Grade STAAR Reading


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

  • 5th Grade STAAR Science


Thursday, May 12, 2016

  • BOC/FSAC @ 7:15, main office
  • Principal Feeder Pattern Meeting


Friday, May 13, 2016


Monday, May 16, 2016

  • Cougar Huddle
  • Junior League Grant Deadline
  • RM City EOY begins

2015 - 2016 GOALS

70% of 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will pass STAAR Reading, Math, Writing, and Science.

2. 25% of Economically Disadvantaged students will meet advanced performance in 2 or more tests.

3. 98% attendance rate for both teachers and students.

4. Earning 3 distinctions in either math, reading, science, student progress or closing the achievement gap.

5. Average of 2.0 or better on SPOTs.

We are engaged in the exact professional activities geared towards our goals: Cougar Huddles, Status Meetings, 2 week lesson planning, creation of common rigorous assessments, RTI, structured PLCS, content support provided by instructional coaches and grade-level leads, and data driven conversations. We must be fully committed to these practices and see them as opportunities to increase our instructional practice and to bring the best to our students every day.

In Recognition of You!

Teachers, you have taught, challenged and inspired us. We can't imagine a world without you. #BeATeacher
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