Hackberry Howl

Vol. 1 No.31

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Recommended Reading

The Engergy Bus---JON GORDON

The Energy Bus, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home. Jon infuses this engaging story with keen insights as he provides a powerful roadmap to overcome adversity and bring out the best in yourself and your team. When you get on The Energy Bus you’ll enjoy the ride of your life!

SPOTLIGHT-Darilyn Schroeder

Teacher Spotlight of the Week

Name: Darilyn Schroeder

Birthday: Aug. 3, 1972

Hometown: Reno, NV

Current Hackberry position: Math/Science Specialist

Where did you attend College and what is your degree(s)?

UNLV – B.S. Biological Sciences

UNLV – B.A. Communications / Public Relations

UNLV M.Ed. – Curriculum & Instruction

WGU – Educational Administration

Who was your favorite teacher and why:

Mrs. Momerack – 6th grade. She challenged me to be better and do better daily. She instilled that you never give up no matter how hard something is.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt:

Crisis and Disaster Management for an airline

Do you have children: Benjamin - 10

Do you have pets: Our golden-doodle Truman

Favorite Color:

Lime green and orange

Where is the farthest place you have ever traveled:


Favorite food:

“Real” Mexican

Hobbies or Activities/organizations you are active in:

snow skiing, tennis, traveling, watching baseball live-- Go Oakland A’s!!!


Lobo Howls

Stephen howls out to Ms. Silva, Ms. Brinlee, and Ms. Warren for their flexibility in covering classes this week.

Stephen howls out to Karla with her help translating some summer school documents.

Stephen howls out to those teachers serving on committees to help make Hackberry the best it can be!

Kristen W. Hoooowls to Darilyn Schroeder for finding GLYCERINE in a hurry so that I could make my own bubble solution!! :)

Kristen W. howls to Vanessa Delvalle! I had a kiddo who couldn't go on the field trip and Delvalle not only kept my student with her class all day, but made sure she had a GREAT day! Thank you!! :)

Ms. Solinski gives a big howl to Mrs. Parra. She has spent a lot of her own money to buy interesting books for her students, on their levels.


For the remainder of the school year Monday's will be AVID College Day. You may wear jeans with a college T-Shirt.

Helping one of our own!

As many you may have heard Mindy Fulmer a teacher at Brent Elementary lost her husband. Many Schools in the district are allowing teachers to wear jeans on Wednesdays for $5.00 to help Mindy with hospital bills. If you would like to wear jeans on Wednesdays and help one of our own then turn in money to Karla every Wednesday.

Mark your Calendar

Monday, May 2

Tuesday, May 3

Faculty Meeting 3:00-4:00

Wednesday, May 4

Thursday, May 5

3rd-5th Teachers will verify their STAAR testing buckets during their conference

Friday, May 6

CF Coin Drive Ends

CF Walk