COWBOY COURIER

Week of January 4, 2016

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The Cowboy Courier is a weekly newsletter that highlights the good work coming from Cigarroa's amazing staff and students, helps us to remember important events, and connects our extended community. Feedback is welcomed. Thanks for reading!

Our Values in Action

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This section highlights teammates and students whose actions directly impact our goal of helping our students earn distinctions this year!
Team,


What a strong end to 2015! You all did GREAT this week with the administration of ACPs and providing quality instruction right up to the tests. Thank you for your commitment and flexibility during this past week. I know we are very, very eager to see the results when we come back from winter break! Until then, you have worked very hard since we kicked off the year together in August. Please take these two weeks to take care of those you love and also those we love -- this means you! See you in 2016!


Here are a couple of reminders for the week of January 4th:


Don't forget, the 3rd six weeks ends today. All grades should be entered into GradeSpeed. Please be cognizant of your failure rates and Dallas ISD Board Policy. If you have any questions, please ask myself or Mrs. Johnson.


Monday, January 4th is reserved for a Teacher Work Day. The day is yours to reset, plan, organize, clean, and... clean! Make the most of this precious, uninterrupted time! Come as you are and please sign in by 8:00 AM.


This is a reminder that the 5th grade and Electives teams are scheduled to provide the January breakfast Tuesday, January 5th.


This is also a reminder that there is no after school tutoring the week of January 4th!

Morning Routine Responsibilities

Morning Announcements

Oklahoma State (2D)


Morning Roundup Guests

Alabama (KE)

Week at a Glance

Monday, December 21 to Friday, January 1

Winter Break!

Perla Salazar's Birthday! (December 23)

Dre Lemons's Birthday! (December 24)


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Monday, January 4

Teacher Work Day

Board of Trustees Recognition Month begins


Tuesday, January 5

Teacher Professional Development Day

5th grade/Electives Staff Breakfast

TJ Feeder Literacy Cadre at Cary MS from 1:00-4:00


Wednesday, January 6

4th six weeks begins

Send home 4th six weeks newsletter

PLCs during planning time


Thursday, January 7

No after-school tutoring


Friday, January 8

No events scheduled


Saturday, January 9

Parish Episcopal Tutoring from 9:00 to Noon

Elicena Monsivais's Birthday!


On the Horizon

  • Elementary Parent Conference Night is Thursday, January 14 from 4:00-7:30
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, January 18