Wildcat Weekly

Week of December 7

Principals Corner

DId you know we have one of the top 100 teachers at Julius Dorsey Elementary? Congratulations, to Ms. Veronica Hernandez for being recognized as one the Top 100 teachers in Dallas ISD.


Climate Survey:

Dallas ISD conducts a Climate Survey twice yearly to get feedback from employees on their perceptions of climate in their individual schools and for the district as a whole. The survey should only take 10-15 minutes of your time and your participation in the survey is voluntary.

Texas A&M University is collecting the data to assure that your responses remain strictly confidential. If you have any questions about the survey, please feel free to contact Dr. Kirby Goidel (disd@ppri.tamu.edu).

The deadline for completing this survey is Friday, December 11 at 5:00 p.m.

ACP Testing

You all have done a great job instructing our students. We are heading into the long stretch, lets continue to push our students toward excellence. We will begin ACP testing on Thursday, December 10. Remember everyone is to meet with Ms. Walker during your planning period on Monday, December 7 regarding test. Please arrive to Ms. Walkers office as soon as possible.


All items must be covered by the end of day Tuesday. If you are not sure if it needs to be covered see Ms. Silva and/or Ms. Walker. The testing schedule will be given to you on Monday during your planning period.

Professional Development

Monday afternoon, December 7 all Math and Science teachers will meet in room 201, regarding FREE math/STEM resources. All reading teachers will meet in the Library to discuss our school writing plan. Please arrive at your location by 3:15pm.

Week at Glance

Monday:

Testing meeting during all planning periods in AP Office

PD- (Math/Science room 201) (Reading-Library)


Tuesday: (70th day of school; wear appropriate 70's attire)

Principal Coffee

Tutoring

PTA


Wednesday

Parents invited to lunch

Last day of Clubs before winter break


Thursday: (Parents not allowed for lunch due to testing)

ACP Testing


Friday:

ACP Testing


Upcoming Events


Monday:

ACP Testing


Tuesday:

ACP Testing


Wednesday:

ACP Testing

Pictures with SANTA 10am-3pm


Thursday:

ACP Testing


Friday:

ACP make-ups

Holiday Parties 1:30-2:30

(except 2nd grade 12:30-1:30)

Parent Workshop

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Parent Workshop last week. Parents have a better understanding of the test their children will take. Thank you for the make and take activities for parents. Those parents that came to the workshop were grateful for the information. We will have one more parent workshop in the Spring, please start thinking of what you want to present.