Keep Calm and Teach On

Important Dates-February 29, 2016

Mar. 21

School Resumes

TELPAS on line Reading Test>2nd-6th (both Computer Labs)

Mar. 22

Operation Success>5th Math+3 (J+WHE for OS folks)

Mar. 23

D-Hall supervised by Fine Arts

Operation Success>4th Writing+3 (J+WHE for OS folks)

Mar. 24 (J+WHE

Kindergarten visits Casa Manana for "The Three Little Pigs"

Operation Success>5th Reading +3

Data Analysis DBA #1 Reading>3rd, 4th, and 6th

Faculty Meeting>STAAR Training

Mar. 25


Mar. 29 (J+WHE

Schools of Choice Lottery>1:00 PM Board Room

STAAR Math >5th grade (Lunch provided for those involved in testing)

STAAR Writing>4th grade (Lunch provided for those involved in testing)

Mar. 30 (J+WHE

STAAR Reading>5th grade (Lunch provided for those involved in testing)

Mar. 31

Faculty Meeting>S.M.I.L.E.E.

Apr. 1 (J+WHE)

District Geography Bee

Apr. 5

Science DBA #1 5th grade

Math CBA #3 2nd grade

Math DBA #1 3rd, 4th, and 6th grades

Apr. 6

D-Hall supervised by 6th grade

Apr. 7

Priority Meetings K-4

Faculty Meeting=P. Demery

Apr. 8 (J+WHE)

Junior High Counselors visit 6th grade at 1:00 PM

Apr. 11

2nd grade 911 Presentation during PE/Fine Arts by Hurst PD

Apr. 12

PD with M. Mitchell for working with SPED students

PTA Executive Board Meeting 3:15 PM

Apr. 13

D-Hall 5th supervises

Data Analysis 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th

Apr. 14

Data Analysis Math DBA #1

TEA Time 3rd-6th

PTA/Picnic 5:30-7:00 PM

Apr. 15 (J+HERO)

Roadrunner Rally>1:30-2:00 PM

End 5th Six Weeks

Grades due by 4:00 PM

Apr. 18

Begin 5th Six Weeks

Leadership Team Meeting 3:10 PM

Apr. 19

DBA #1 Reading 2nd grade

Apr. 20

D-Hall 4th grade supervises

Apr. 21

Pre-K Student Led Conferences

Operation Success=1st grade Reading

Faculty Meeting=STAAR Training

Apr. 22 (J+WHE)

Important Information

*If you have ideas for a large purchase from PTA, please note on summary page.

*Available training on June 9th for "Special Education for ALL Teachers"-let me know if you are interested.

*STAAR Modules Link (Practice/Practice/Practice):


*Employee Banquet>Come help us celebrate our district honorees for yearly pins and Kevin Kronk-Teacher of the Year! April 22, 2016 at the Hurst Convention Center at 7:00 PM. Ticket price=$10.00. Vegetarian meals must be reserved by April 15. Please sign-up and turn in money to Rebecca by March 22, 2016.

*Operation Success Days require extra adults>

March 22nd Math=3 5th grade teachers + T. Fuller, A. Pane, A. Mata

March 23rd Writing=3 4th grade teachers + T. Fuller, A.Pane, A. Mata

March 24th Reading=3 5th grade teachers + T. Fuller, A. Pane, A. Mata

-Lesson Plan requirements> Your lesson plans must have P(Learning Objective)DSA, Language Objective (from ELPS),

Quality Questions and High Yield Strategies.

-Reminder: If you are going to be absent you must call 817-894-5954 after you have requested a sub. Please make your arrangements in the sub system prior to 6:45 AM.

-Reminder: Turn a hard copy of your lesson plans to Rebecca on Friday by the end of the day or Monday AM for special education.

-If you are going to be absent please put in the sub-finder system before 6:45 AM and call me at 817-894-5954.

--Teachers must not be using personal cell phones during the school day. Cell phones should be locked up during the day, not on your person.

--Make sure that you are entering your grades with-in three days of the assignment.

--You MUST take the attendance twice—one at 8:00 AM and one at the 9:45 AM. This is a state law and it can be seen by the auditors and district personnel.

--Reminder>please be sure to check out in the office if you leave the building during the school day.

--Please keep Thursday afternoons open for Faculty Meetings.


*A. Marsh for inspiring our young artists.

*T. Fuller or spending time putting together fun activities for Parenting Partners and Read Across America.

*K. Bay-great job organizing the Variety Show.

*Nurse Mettie-she works so well with all the students, especially those with high needs. Thanks for all your help!

*R. Huerta and G. Canning for helping with lunch duty during the DBA's.

*G Canning-great book fair!

*A. Pane-totally engaged with every student she comes in contact with! She cares!

*Mr Juan-for keeping our school looking great and making time to interact with our students during lunch.



Melanie S. 5th

Jessica C. 6th

Velma P. 9th

Emily P. 14th

Albert J. 15th

Vanessa G. 16th

Myrta Rosa 24th

Vision: to be a district and community leader by exemplifying character, honor, and academic excellence.

Mission: collaborate with our community to empower students to reach their greatest potential.


1. Do what’s right.

2. Perform with excellence.

3. Respect others.