Keep Calm and Teach On

Important Dates-April 11, 2016

Apr. 11

2nd grade 911 Presentation during PE/Fine Arts by Hurst PD

Apr. 12

PD with M. Mitchell for "Working with SPED Students" during planning times-Office

PTA Executive Board Meeting 3:15 PM

Apr. 13

D-Hall 5th supervises

Data Analysis 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th

Apr. 14

Data Analysis Math DBA #1

TEA Time 3rd-6th

PTA/Picnic 5:30-7:00 PM-Please plan to attend.

Apr. 15 (J+HERO)

Roadrunner Rally>1:30-2:00 PM

End 5th Six Weeks

Grades due by 4:00 PM

Apr. 18

Begin 6th Six Weeks

First Grade>Science in the Park

Leadership Team Meeting 3:10 PM

Apr. 19 (J+ WHE)

DBA #1 Reading 2nd grade

Apr. 20

D-Hall 4th grade supervises

Apr. 21

Pre-K Student Led Conferences 10:00-11:00 and 12:00-1:00

Operation Success=1st grade Reading

Report Cards go home

Faculty Meeting=STAAR Training

Apr. 22 (J+WHE)

Apr. 25

Reading 3-D Window opens

2nd grade Data Analysis Reading DBA #1

TC Meeting>3:10 PM

Apr. 26

6th Grade visits the Jr. Highs

Operation Success>3rd grade Math (3 teachers + 3)

Apr. 27

D-Hall>3rd grade supervises

Operation Success>4th grade Math (3 teachers + 3)

Apr. 28

TEA Time K-2

CBA #2 Social Studies 6th grade

Operation Success>3rd grade Reading (3 teachers + 3)

Faculty Meeting>Goal Teams + PTA Board Nominations

Apr. 29 (J + Your choice)

Operation Success>4th Grade Reading (3 teachers + 3)

May 2

Kindergarten Kick-Off + PTA Visits>Kindergarten grade level teachers

May 3

Operation Success>6th grade Reading and Math (3 teachers + 3)

Pizza with PTA 6:00-7:00 PM>Need teacher volunteers to help

May 4

D-Hall 2nd grade supervises

Operation Success>5th grade Science 3 teachers + 2

May 5

6th grade immunization outreach--8:00 AM

6th grade to CTE-8:45-10:30 AM

Faculty Meeting=STAAR Training

May 6 (J+WHE)

1st grade visits the Omni

6th grade schedules due for Jr. Highs

6th grade Data Analysis Social Studies CBA #2

Important Information

*The district will let us know when it is time to begin using AESOP. They are still working on portions of the system.

*If going on a field trip, please have students go to the cafeteria at 8:30 AM to get their lunches.

*AESOP>the district is beginning a new program for substitutes. You will be receiving a letter that gives you user name and password. Attached here is the link for PD on using the new system: http://help1.frontlinek12.com/?b_id=3397

Be sure that you have watched the videos and understand how to use the new system. Begin viewing with the Getting Started portion. (It is suggested that you start about in the middle of this first video)

You need to be ready when the system rolls out.

*Calendar update:

Thursday, May 26-Regular Work Day (moved from Saturday, May 28th)

Friday, May 27-Non Work Day

Saturday, May 28-Non Work Day

Monday, May 30-Memorial Day Holiday

*All teachers must take and pick up their own students from the cafeteria at lunch time.

*Please do not allow students to be in the lounge unattended.

-Lesson Plan requirements> Your lesson plans must have P(Learning Objective)DSA, Language Objective (from ELPS),

Quality Questions and High Yield Strategies.

-Reminder: If you are going to be absent you must call 817-894-5954 after you have requested a sub. Please make your arrangements in the sub system prior to 6:45 AM.

-Reminder: Turn a hard copy of your lesson plans to Rebecca on Friday by the end of the day or Monday AM for special education.

-If you are going to be absent please put in the sub-finder system before 6:45 AM and call me at 817-894-5954.

--Teachers must not be using personal cell phones during the school day. Cell phones should be locked up during the day, not on your person.

--Make sure that you are entering your grades with-in three days of the assignment.

--You MUST take the attendance twice—one at 8:00 AM and one at the 9:45 AM. This is a state law and it can be seen by the auditors and district personnel.

--Reminder>please be sure to check out in the office if you leave the building during the school day.

--Please keep Thursday afternoons open for Faculty Meetings.


*Mr. Juan for doing a great job keeping up the cleanliness of the school during the day.He's always there when you need him.

*Nurse Mettie does a great job with students who have special needs.

*J. Cruz for all that she does for our students.

*Alicia P. is working hard with our ELL's during Walk-To-Read and is always trying out new strategies. She cares about her small groups and students ask for her and miss her when she is not here.

*5th grade team-they are truly a team! They go the extra mile for all their students especially ones who have special issues, learning and/or behavior.



Sarah W. 27th


Loren M. 2nd

Brandi A, 12th

Amanda B. 13th

Katie B. 18th

Julie D. 19th

Rebecca H. 23rd

Rachel E. 28th

Vision: to be a district and community leader by exemplifying character, honor, and academic excellence.

Mission: collaborate with our community to empower students to reach their greatest potential.


1. Do what’s right.

2. Perform with excellence.

3. Respect others.