The Dream Team

2/16/16 Weekly Memo 27

Happy Valentines Day! Enjoy those you love!!

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This Week Our HERO focus is to identify those scholars who are demonstrating....

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Table of Contents

  1. Week at a glance
  2. Upcoming Events
  3. Cultural & Instructional Focus Areas
  4. What is Love?
  5. Good Things
  6. Duty Schedule
  7. Message from the Coach
  8. Strategic Priorities

Week at a Glance

Monday,February 15th: No School

Tuesday,February 16th: A Day

Professional Dress

Arrive by 7:20 am

Morning Meeting 7:25 am

Lesson Plans due

EOY Evaluation Window Opens (Begin your self evaluation and complete it by February 23rd)

Progress Reports go home!

Wednesday, February 17th: B Day

Professional Dress

Arrive by 7:20 am

Morning Meeting 7:25 am

Professional Development

Library STAAR Training @3pm

Team building (Iwule in charge)

Parks Out for Leadership Academy

Golledge Out for Leadership Academy

Thursday, February 18th: A Day

Professional Dress

Arrive by 7:20 am

Morning Meeting 7:25 am

Parks Out for Leadership Academy

Golledge Out for Leadership Academy

J. Wright Out

Math & PE Night 6pm-8pm

Friday, February 19th: B Day

Jeans and a College/Hampton Shirt

Arrive by 7:20 am

Morning Meeting 7:25 am

Lesson Plan revisions due on blackboard

Coming Soon...

February 16th- Progress Reports Go Home

February 17th- Mandatory STAAR Training @ 3:00pm

February 18th- Math & PE Night 6pm-8pm

February 22nd - CA #3 Begins

February 23rd- EOY Self-Evaluations are due

February 25th- Black History Celebration- Celebrating Black History and African American culture in the United States.

March 2nd- Reading and Spanish Night

March 3rd- Early Release

March 4th- Scholar Holiday

March 8th- Progress Reports Go Home & International Women's Day Celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women worldwide.

March 10th- Q3 Award Ceremony

March 11th- Fun & Fitness Camp

March 14th-18th- Spring Break

March 23rd- Campus Needs Aassessment & Parent Teacher Conferences @3:30pm

March 25th- Scholar Holiday

March 29th- STAAR Math 8th Grade & STAAR Writing 7th Grade

March 30th- STAAR Writing 7th Grade & STAAR Reading 8th Grade

March 31st- Cesar Chavez Day Honors Mexican American farm worker, labor leader and activist Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) who was a nationally respected voice for social justice.

Instructional & Cultural Focus Area

Objective~Exit Ticket Alignment & Execution of LP

What is LOVE?

WHAT IS LOVE - Motivational Video

Good Things!

Mrs. Parks says...

Shout out to the team for an awesome week! Thank you all for being you! Happy Valentines Day!! <3

Ms. Golledge says…

Team, thank you for an amazing week.

Shout out to Ms. Brown for going above and beyond with 7th grade intervention time and teaching everyone in the library.

Shout out to Ms. Fluker, Ms. Wright and Ms. Trachta for all of the work they have put into the dance I know it will be amazing!

Shout out to Ms. Peters for working with our scholars to perfect the expository process!

Mr. Wright says…

Shout out to the math team for a great Wednesday meeting at Subway.

Shout out to 7th grade team for thoughtful, serious, and productive team meetings and for good conversations during common planning time.

Ms. Wallace says…

Shout out to StucCo for a super cute dance.

Shout out to Pietroboni for being who I want to be when I grow up. And being part of the Sewright Fan Club.

Shout out to Sewright for being so right.

Anonymous says…

And for Mr. Wright, a poem:

“If I were invisible, I would just watch you in your room.”

“if I was invincible, I would make you mine tonight.”

“If hearts were unbreakable, then I could just tell you where I stand.”

Duty Schedule

Morning Duty- See details in the body of the email

Lunch Duty-

  • 6th Grade Lunch- 6th Grade Lead, Specials Team Lead and Administration

  • 7th & 8th Grade Lunch- 7th and 8th Grade Team Leads and Administration

Lunch Duty- Teachers must arrive to pick up your class from the cafeteria at 11:39am (10:39am on Wed) for 6th grade and 12:23am (11:22am on Wed) for 7th & 8th grade teachers.

After School Duty- See details in the body of the email

A Message from the Coach

Dearest Dream Team-

Valentine Smile

On Valentine's Day we think of those
Who make our lives worthwhile,
Those gracious, friendly people who
We think of with a smile.

I am fortunate to know you,
That's why I want to say,
To a rare and special person:
Happy Valentine's Day!

By Joanna Fuchs

This is the month of love! Do what you love no matter how hard things seem or become!!

The Dream will Fight,


Strategic Priorities

Professional Capacity

Goal: We will build upon the knowledge & skills of all staff members

Parent, School, & Community Ties

Goal: We will engage ALL stakeholders in the school’s culture.

School Learning Climate

Goal: We will create a safe and orderly environment that promotes the sense of urgency required to climb the ladder of academic and behavioral excellence.