The Falcon Monday Message

Week of December 7, 2015

2015-2016 Campus Big Goals

  1. Enhance quality instruction
  2. Create a positive, college centered, campus culture
  3. Support strong academic delivery through effective coaching and feedback

Character Trait of the Month: CITIZENSHIP




  • To all the TAs in the Units for covering classes in the teachers' absence.
  • To Mr. Alcala for his faithfulness out front each morning.
  • To the entire Pre-K Team for a successful planning day.
  • To Quincy for being diligent and always supporting teachers and staff.
  • To Ms. Rodriguez's Kinder Class for being such great writers.
  • To the entire 2nd Grade Team for welcoming Walnut Hill teachers and showing them what great and purposeful instruction looks like!!!!
  • To the 1st Grade Reading Teachers for having a growth mindset during observations last week.
  • To Ms. Pulido and Ms. Azucena Martinez for covering extra duties last week.
  • To Ms. Traube for having successful and rigorous centers
  • To Ms. Maria Scully for having rigorous questions that push her students comprehension.
  • To Ms. Rosa Martinez for having rigorous and content focused centers.
  • To the entire Kinder Team for working together so diligently and being so cohesive.
  • To everyone that helped with all the PTA events this past week.
  • To our wonderful and amazing Cafeteria Staff for always taking care of all our students and staff!!!!!!
  • To all the Inclusion TAs for implementing the new schedule seamlessly.
  • To Ms. Swoboda and Ms. Bernal for all the hard work and time they spent creating a practice ACP for the 2nd and 3rd Grade teams that is aligned to the question style and format of the ACP.


  • 3C will make announcements all week (3 students report to Mr. Hall's Office by 7:40am)
  • Spots/Feedback: Group C
  • Testing Meeting on Monday at 3:15pm in the Library
  • New Teacher PD on Tuesday at 3:15pm in Ms. Maria Scully's Room
  • SBDM on Wednesday at 12:00pm in the Auditorium
  • ACP Testing begins this Thursday! More info to come at the Testing Meeting!


  • K-2 Teachers, please bring your laptops to the Testing Meeting on Monday.
  • Teachers: Now is a great time to begin covering ALL Instructional materials in your classrooms in preparation for the upcoming ACPs.


  • No PLCs this week!!!!


  • Progress Reports are in your boxes. Please be sure they are sent home with the students on Monday.