Bulldog Bulletin

"We are data informed but vision driven!" 8/28/2017

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  1. Make eye contact when someone is speaking.

  2. Respect other students’ comments, opinions and ideas.

  3. Keep yourself and the bathrooms clean and germ-free.

  4. Learn from your mistakes and move on.

  5. Always say thank you when given something.

  6. No matter the circumstances, always be honest.

  7. Be the best person you can be.

  8. Follow the specific classroom protocols.

  9. If you win, do not brag; if you lose, do not show anger.

  10. Greet visitors and make them feel welcome.


All students without exception or excuse, will be proficient or advanced in Reading, Writing, Math and Character!


After High School, Comes College!

Outdoor Classrom Sign Up


There are two pages at the bottom. There is one for the covered and uncovered classroom.

Master Calendar- What is happening this week?







Shout out to all of the staff that presented at back to school PD! Ruth Ortiz, DeeAnn Rath, Natalie McCue, Kelsey Ledee, Alfonso Manzanera, Lindsey DeLeon, Donna Hackney, Beatrice Benavidez-Lazo, Bryan Gelbke, Jessica Garcia, Maria Rangel! (What an incredible team!)

Shout out to our new SPED team and all the work they have done in getting our ARDS done and learning the ropes! Micah Patterson, Maya Hawkins and Laci Storz!

Shout to all of the teamwork this week. The grade level check-ins went very well!

Shout out to Alfonso Manzanera for making all of the new staff feel welcome. He helped them walk through their first day and was here after hours and on weekends helping with their bulletin boards!

Thank you to our wonderful custodians for helping us move furniture around,

Shout out to our amazing new coaches!

SO to Ms. House for going out of her way to get me a rug for my first grade class.

SO to Laura for being an amazing help to our first grade team.

SO to Castro for being a great team lead.

SO to the coffee club for keeping us going.

SO to everyone at the Park for making this a great start to an amazing year!

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Rana Aransa 1-Aug

Donna Hackney 4-Aug

Maria Garcia 24-Aug

Diane Ficke 28-Aug

Gwen Montero 12-Sep

Esther Garcia 13-Sep

Micah Patterson 27-Sep

Beatrice Benavidez 1-Oct

DeeAnn Rath 4-Oct

Christina Barrera 14-Oct

Tonya Bell 16-Oct

Jennifer House 18-Oct

Javier Garcia 21-Oct

Lindsey DeLeon 22-Oct

Action Plan

Goal 1: All team members will contribute to a safe and secure campus climate that celebrates and involves all Stakeholders.

On the climate survey, “I am satisfied with the recognition I receive for doing a good job,” will increase from 68% to 75% .

On the climate survey, “Morale has improved at my school this year,” will increase from 70% to75%.

Stevens Park will retain 75% of new hires

Goal 2: Dynamic Instructional Leadership & Student Achievement

1. Reading Scores will Increase (this will be cohort data; Spanish/ English)

a. 3rd Grade- 70/60

b. 4th Grade- 70/60

c. 5th Grade- 60/65

2. Math Scores will Increase (this will be cohort data)

a. 3rd Grade- 65

b.4th Grade- 65.7/70

c. 5th Grade- 40/60

4. 5th Grade Science- 60/60

5. 75% of students will meet their MOY and EOY DRA goals

Dallas ISD Goals

Dallas ISD Goals

☐ Goal 1: All students will exhibit Satisfactory or above on 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% on all academic measures.

☐ Goal 4: 95% of students will graduate. Of the graduates, 90% have the 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.

Seen around Stevens Park!

Teachers caught doing AMAZING things!

Do you know your team? Are the students able to call people by name?

This is the link to the staff pictures for this year. Please help your students learn to call all staff by their name. Thank you!


"B Squared" The Coaches Corner

Math -

It was great to meet with all the teams this week during PLC, Grade Level Check-in, and individually! As we begin the year strong, we will continue to put a laser focus on alignment between the district Blueprints and Bridges.

Any team still needing materials please let me know ASAP!



Reading Teachers,

Please don't forget the following two deadlines for DRA and Istation.

DRA 1st Formal: September 29th

Istation BOY Window: October 1-30, 2017

If you need support with any of these two programs, please let me know.

Ya'll Rock!

Thank you,