The Weekly Growl

November 10 - 16, 2013

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This Week

*FOOD DRIVE IN LIBRARY THROUGH NOVEMBER 22*


Monday, November 11

  • 6:00 - 8:00 Parent Involvement Night - Veterans Night


Tuesday, November 12

  • Grades due by noon


Wednesday, November 13

  • Dress to the Nines Day
  • 3:45 CLT Meeting


Thursday, November 14

  • 4:00 Principal's Open Door


Friday, November 15

  • Report Cards Go Home
  • 3:30 - 5:30 School Dance
  • Wear Hernandez Staff Shirt







Next Week

*FOOD DRIVE IN LIBRARY THROUGH NOVEMBER 22*


Monday, November 18

  • Have a great day!


Tuesday, November 19

  • Have a great day!


Wednesday, November 20

  • Dress to the Nines Day
  • SIM Visit
  • 3:45 Committee Meetings
  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (7A,B) vs. Cedar Valley
  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (8A,B) @ Cedar Valley
  • 6:30 PTA Board Meeting


Thursday, November 21

  • 4:00 Principal's Open Door
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (7A,B) vs. Cedar Valley
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (8A,B) @ Cedar Valley


Friday, November 22

  • Wear Hernandez Staff Shirt










Upcoming Events

November 26 End of Third Week of Third Six Weeks

November 26 PTA Staff Appreciation

November 26 3:30 Fire Drill

November 27-29 Thanksgiving Holidays













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November

William Russell 12

Jodi Garza 15

Kelly Smith 28



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Thank you to the custodians who keep a beautifully clean campus!

- Maryadele Troxler


Responding to my call for helpful suggestions, Mrs. Pollini has suggested a carrot to dangle in front of a difficult student to see if it helps him make better behavior choices. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for talking with me and sharing your aura.

- Laurie Stauffer


To Patty Damon - Because she totally ROCKS!

- Sofie Vastano


Ok it is thank you to so many people who oddly last name starts with the letter "S"maybe for SUPER.

BIG thanks to Mr. Simpson and Ms. Squires for assisting students and staff with emergent and not so emergent needs.

BIG thanks to Coach Kelly Smith for being so supportive and helpful:) you are making a difference.

Mrs. Stoebe (for being Mrs. Stoebe) not only caring for our kids but extending her caring and support to me! You're the best!

Ms. Lisa Smith thanks or keeping me up-to-date on her students, and caring.

Ms. Schuldt thanks for jumping in to assist other staff members, your help is always appreciated!

I can't do it alone - faculty and staff you do MAKE a big difference to me, especially when I deal with so many medical problems and chronic conditions on campus.

Super front Office Staff for being my voice, and sometimes arms and legs.

- Nurse Ann


Kudos to Kadia Koch for collecting all of the PTA "Reflections" art pieces, and judging the contest. It was a lot of extra work for her to do!

- Andrea McNeese


Kudos to Tammyfern for arranging the great Olive Garden Lunch.

Kudos to Science teachers Katelyn Barnhart, Amber Crow, Briana Troxler, and William Russell for a fabulous Saturday camp. The 68 students that attended had a wonderful learning experience.

- Gloria Schuldt



NAME: Wendy Tucker POSITION AT HeMS: Librarian

MY FAMILY: My beautiful daughters, Audrey and Norah and husband, Bronson

I GREW UP IN: Flower Mound, Texas

HS: Marcus HS COLLEGE: Bachelors - OU, Masters - UNT

FAVORITE MOVIE: -- FAVORITE TV SHOW: Dr. Who, Big Bang Theory

I CAN'T BELIEVE I WATCH: --

IF I HAD A DIFFERENT CAREER, IT WOULD BE: Park Ranger

IF I COULD LIVE SOMEWHERE ELSE, IT WOULD BE: Scotland

FAVORITE BOOK: That is like asking me to pick which one of my daughters I love more. Impossible!

FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: --

DO YOU HAVE A HIDDEN TALENT? I can twirl a flag like nobody's business.

FONDEST MEMORY GROWING UP: --

WHO DO YOU MOST ADMIRE? --

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Anywhere by the beach or in the mountains

FAVORITE HOME COOKED MEAL: --

FAVORITE AUSTIN-AREA RESTAURANT/HANGOUT: --

IN MY OFF TIME, I ENJOY: --

WATCH TV OR READ A BOOK?: Read NIGHT OUT OR EVENING IN? Evening in

WHAT CHORE DO YOU ABSOLUTELY HATE DOING? Dishes (specifically emptying the dishwasher)

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH ANYONE, LIVING OR DEAD, WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY? --



NAME: Cherri Urban POSITION AT HeMS: Library Assistant

MY FAMILY: Husband, Paul; daughters Chelsey and Paige; son-in-law, Ted and son-in-law to be, Mike

I GREW UP IN: Central Texas

FAVORITE MOVIE: -- FAVORITE TV SHOW: Big Bang Theory, Switched at Birth

I CAN'T BELIEVE I WATCH: --

IF I HAD A DIFFERENT CAREER, IT WOULD BE: Bed & Breakfast owner, event planner

IF I COULD LIVE SOMEWHERE ELSE, IT WOULD BE: --

FAVORITE BOOK(S): The Help, To Kill a Mockingbird, the Bible

FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: --

DO YOU HAVE A HIDDEN TALENT? --

FONDEST MEMORY GROWING UP: Spending time with my grandparents

WHO DO YOU MOST ADMIRE? My late grandparents

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: --

FAVORITE HOME COOKED MEAL: My husband's barbecue

FAVORITE AUSTIN-AREA RESTAURANT/HANGOUT: Bartlett's

IN MY OFF TIME, I ENJOY: Spending time with my family

WATCH TV OR READ A BOOK?: Read NIGHT OUT OR EVENING IN? Evening in

WHAT CHORE DO YOU ABSOLUTELY HATE DOING? Unloading the dishwasher

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH ANYONE, LIVING OR DEAD, WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY? --



Thanks to everyone who has submitted their bio! If you haven't yet, there is still time. Extra forms are available in the library - just ask!


Great article on the oldest living WWII U.S. Veteran, Living in Austin