PINKSTON POST

"COMMITTED TO CHILDREN, COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE" 2016-2017

District Goals

  • Goal 1: All students will exhibit Satisfactory or above performance on State assessments. Students below Satisfactory performance will demonstrate more than one year of academic growth;
  • Goal 2: Dallas ISD schools will be the primary choice for families in the district;
  • Goal 3: The achievement gap by race, ethnicity and social economic status will be no greater than 10 percentage points on all academic measures;
  • Goal 4: 95% of students will graduate. Of the graduates, 90% have qualifying scores for community college, college, military, or industry certification;
  • Goal 5: 95% of entering kindergarten students are school-ready on a multidimensional assessment;
  • Goal 6: All students will participate in at least one extracurricular or co-curricular activity each year.

PINKSTON FABULOUS 4 PRIORITIES

  1. Improve student academic achievement
  2. Increase teacher capacity to delivery high quality instruction
  3. Create a positive, college going culture
  4. EARN a Minimum of 3 Distinctions on State Accountability

Campus Goals & Targets

End of Course Exams

Algebra I 90%, English I 65%, English II - 60% STAAR at Level III ADV - 35%
Biology, U.S. History - 95% AP Exams - 35% Passing
ACP- 70% Passing in All Courses, Student Attendance - 95% All Grade Levels

  • Minimum 80% of students passing courses each 6 weeks

At a Glance "Week 3" Second Six Weeks PROGRESS REPORT WEEK

DUTY SCHEDULE: Reconnect & ROTC

Monday October 17: Black Day A

PLC Theme: Data Analysis, Profiling, & RTI

  • Campus Wide Focus Walks
  • Welcome John Vega Pinkston Feeder Pattern
Executive Director
School Leadership SPOT Observation Walks

Tuesday October 18: Gold Day B

PLC Theme: Data Analysis, Profiling & RTI

  • Campus Wide Focus Walks
  • CILT Meeting 8:30am

Wednesday October 19- Gold Day A

PLC Theme: Best Practices & Peer Observations

  • 3 Week Assessments
  • Issue Progress Reports

      Thursday October 20: Gold Day B

      PLC Theme: Best Practices & Peer Observations

      • 3 Weeks Assessments
      • Issue Progress Reports
      • Senior Meeting @ 10:45am in AUD

      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....Teachers should maintain a status of "Clear" for unsubmitted attendance
      7. When attending field trips, the teacher sponsor is responsible for taking attendance prior to leaving and submitting the list of participating students to Ms. Vargas BEFORE departure.

      Secondary Fair Day

      Friday, Oct. 21st, 8:30am

      2200 Dennison Street

      Dallas, TX

      No School!

      Happy Birthday from Batman!

      • Sahil Trikha10/20
      • Jerome Phillips 10/22
      • Holly Pollack 10/23
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      Recognizing Excellence: Staff Shout Out

      Celebrate a staff member by posting to the Pinkston Padlet site. You may download the mobile app for free @ Padlet.com Password: 4000

      Viking Volleyball vs. Uplift Hill North Prep

      Tuesday, Oct. 18th, 6:30pm

      Uplift Hill North Preparatory

      Viking Volleyball vs. Lincoln

      Thursday, Oct. 20th, 6:30pm

      3606 Boulder Drive

      Dallas, TX

      Varsity Football vs Alvarado

      Friday, Oct. 21st, 7:30pm

      1301 South Parkway Drive

      Alvarado, TX