January 5 - 11, 2014

The Weekly Growl

This Week

Monday, January 6

  • Staff Development


Tuesday, January 7

  • Students Return
  • 5:00 Site Based Meeting


Wednesday, January 8

  • Dress to the Nines Day
  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (7A,B) vs. Hopewell
  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (8A,B) @ Hopewell


Thursday, January 9

  • 9:25 All Drills - Fire, Reverse Evacuation, Lockdown, Severe Weather
  • Reports Cards Go Home
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (7A,B) vs. Hopewell
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (8A,B) @ Hopewell
  • 4:00 Principal's Open Door


Friday, January 10

  • Wear Hernandez Shirt










Next Week

Monday, January 13

  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (7A,B) @ Ridgeview
  • 5:30/6:45 Boys Basketball (8A,B) vs. Ridgeview


Tuesday, January 14

  • 6:00 PTA Meeting
  • 6:00 Parent Involvement Night


Wednesday, January 15

  • Dress to the Nines Day
  • 3:30 CLT Meeting
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (7A,B) @ Ridgeview
  • 5:30/6:45 Girls Basketball (8A,B) vs. Ridgeview


Thursday, January 16

  • 4:00 Principal's Open Door
  • Girls Basketball 7&8A Tournament at Westwood HS


Friday, January 17

  • Wear Hernandez Shirt
  • 3:30 - 5:30 School Dance


Saturday, January 18


  • 9:00 - 12:00 Math Academy









Upcoming Events

January 20 School Holiday - MLK Jr. Birthday

January 22 3:30 Grade Level Meetings

January 23 4:00 Principal's Open Door

January 25 ELA Saturday Academy

January 27 End of 3rd Week of 4th Six Weeks

January 29 3:30 Committee Meetings

January 30 4:00 Principal's Open Door

January 31 Progress Reports Go Home














January

Milton Perez 11

Casey Shuck 12

Xochitl Gamas 16

Andrea McNeese 16

Julia Ross 31



NAME: Jayson Sherman POSITION AT HeMS: Spanish Teacher

MY FAMILY: --

I GREW UP IN: Westerly, RI

HS: -- COLLEGE: --

FAVORITE MOVIE: -- FAVORITE TV SHOW: American Ninja Warrior

I CAN'T BELIEVE I WATCH: --

IF I HAD A DIFFERENT CAREER, IT WOULD BE: --

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

FAVORITE BOOK: --

FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: --

DO YOU HAVE A HIDDEN TALENT? I've played acoustic guitar since middle school.

FONDEST MEMORY GROWING UP: Soccer games every weekend

WHO DO YOU MOST ADMIRE? --

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: --

FAVORITE HOME COOKED MEAL: Beef stew and homemade bread

FAVORITE AUSTIN-AREA RESTAURANT/HANGOUT: Zilker Park

IN MY OFF TIME, I ENJOY: Hiking, swimming, playing with my dog, Chance

WATCH TV OR READ A BOOK?: -- NIGHT OUT OR EVENING IN? --

WHAT CHORE DO YOU ABSOLUTELY HATE DOING? --

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



NAME: Richard Swords POSITION AT HeMS: Counselor

MY FAMILY: --

I GREW UP IN: Patterson, LA

High School: Patterson HS College: Nicholls State & Tulane

FAVORITE MOVIE: Godfather FAVORITE TV SHOW: Dexter

I CAN'T BELIEVE I WATCH: --

IF I HAD A DIFFERENT CAREER, IT WOULD BE: A owner of my own coffee shop

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

FAVORITE BOOK(S): I don't read FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: Wilco

DO YOU HAVE A HIDDEN TALENT? I can cook.

FONDEST MEMORY GROWING UP: --

WHO DO YOU MOST ADMIRE? --

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Florida & Colorado

FAVORITE HOME COOKED MEAL: "Taco" Mexican food

FAVORITE AUSTIN-AREA RESTAURANT/HANGOUT: --

IN MY OFF TIME, I ENJOY: Bike riding

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

WHAT CHORE DO YOU ABSOLUTELY HATE DOING? I like doing chores.

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



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Boiling water fired from a water gun in extreme cold