The Falcon Monday Message

Week of May 9, 2016

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


Ms. Bahena

Math Instructional Coach

Our Wonderful TAs

Our Wonderful TAs (Cont)


  • Ms. Clark, Ms. Maria Garcia, Ms. Scully, Mr. DaSilva, and Mr. Lentz for the hard work reaching out to the community about the Spanish Immersion program!

  • Mr. Villegas, Mr. DaSilva, Mr. Perfecto, and all the wonderful teachers who led the amazing Pep Rally for STAAR on Friday! Thank you for making it such a fun event-- the video was wonderful!

  • ALL the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers who MADE IT! Great job for the hard work-- now it's up to our kids to take it forward! Remember: After the test is the time to get our kids ahead-- so let's finish through the finish line strong!

  • Mr. Alcala for ALL his help preparing testing documents

  • Ms. Clark who has been helping out in the upper grades by tutoring a group of 5th graders helping them get ready for their STAAR re-takes this week.

  • Everyone who has been faithfully here for after school tutoring and Saturday School helping struggling students get on a level battleground!!! Your hard work and long, tiresome hours are not in vain.

  • Mr. Villegas for coordinating a fantastic parade and pep rally to celebrate our students hard work in preparation for the STAAR.

  • Mr. Burak for putting together a very organized testing meeting so that we can all be informed and ready for testing next week.

  • PK Team for growth on the EOY CLI Assessment. Students have shown academic growth as well as Social/Emotional advancement.

  • To the Entire Kindergarten Team. The instructor for the City of Dallas Environmental Educational Initiative bragged on the students knowledge of the Science curriculum especially the Water Cycle.

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  • Mr. Hall will make announcements solo all week. Be sure to listen up for any testing announcements!!!!
  • Summatives: Group B,C
  • Math STAAR Monday (3rd-5th Math)
  • Reading STAAR Tuesday (3rd-5th)
  • LPAC Meeting Tuesday at 3:20pm in the Library
  • Science STAAR Wednesday (5th Grade)
  • STAAR Make-Ups Thursday
  • Ms. Brown's Baby Shower Thursday at 3:20pm in the Library
  • GC Meeting Friday at 7:15am in the Library
  • Progress Report Grades due Friday at 12:00pm
  • SLOs due in SchoolNet by Friday COB
  • City of Dallas Environmental Educational Initiative on May 12th & 13th (Second Grade)


  • STAAR Week is here! 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Teachers: Build your students up and let them know how much you believe in them! PK, K, 1st, and 2nd grade Teachers: ACPs are just around the corner! Get your kids ahead on next years TEKS-- the upper grade teachers will appreciate that! Remember: KEEP CALM & FINISH STRONG! Let's make 85/+10 a reality!
  • Remember: SLOs due THIS FRIDAY to SchoolNet. If you have questions regarding how to submit, see your TEI Evaluator.
  • Add to your calendar:

*GC Meeting this Friday in Library from 7:15 am to 7:40 a.m.

*End of Year Feedback Party for 2016-2017 Foster Action Plan (Jeans pass for attending! All teachers/staff invited): Tuesday, May 24th from 3:30-4:30 in Library.

*PTA Elections 5/16 from 5:00 to 6:00 (jeans pass for attending!)

  • Jeans all week this week to celebrate the incredible hard work to prepare for testing!


  • SLOs are due in SchoolNet May 13th (Friday). Please reach out to your coaches if you have questions or need help with this. Don't wait until the last minute.


  • Progress Report Grades are due in GradeSpeed Friday by Noon!!!!