Husky Parent News Flash

October 1-5, 2018

HMS WIG (Wildly Important Goal)

Hughes will increase scores in all areas, grade levels, and subjects by 5 percentage points.

Hughes Spirit Dress Up Days

Spirit Days:

October 2 “Give the Yellow Jackets the Boot” Wear your western gear

October 9 “Hunt the Bearcats” Wear Camo

October 16 “Kick the Roos Outta Here” Wear your favorite football team

October 25 “Pink Out” Wear Pink

October 30 “Make the Pirates See Double” Twin Day

November 5 “Beat the Cougars” Wear Red

November 6 “There’s Only One Hero in this Town” Superhero Day

Map Scores are in

Map scores are now available. Teachers will be visiting one-on-one with students to discuss their scores and to set goals. Students should be bringing their reports home this next week.

Did you know?

  1. Most schools administer MAP Growth three times per year – in fall, winter, and spring.
  2. As the student answers correctly, questions get harder. If the student answers incorrectly, the questions get easier. By the end of the test, students will have answered enough questions to inform a teacher about what they know and what they’re ready to learn.
  3. MAP Growth is grade independent, which means teachers and parents can see where a child is performing relative to grade level – not merely if they are at grade level or not.
  4. MAP Growth assesses math, reading, language usage, and science.
  5. MAP Growth takes less than an hour to complete – but is not timed. Students can take as much time as needed.
  6. The score your child receives is called a RIT score. You’ll be able to see your child’s RIT score progress from test to test, and year to year.
  7. The RIT score can be connected to online resources, such as Khan Academy for math exercises and to determine what books might be at the appropriate reading level. You can even plug their RIT score into our College Explorer tool to see what colleges your child is on track to attend.

Below are links for parents to better understand Map testing and the scores:

Parent Involvement Policy

Please review the attached Parent Involvement Policy. A copy will be going home with students on Monday, October 1. Please sign and have your child return the bottom slip to their PACK teacher.

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VBall Beats Cleburne Wheat

A Team: 22-25, 25-10, 25-19

B Team: 25-15, 25-16

C Team: 25-22, 25-18

Way to go Husky Volleyball!!


10/2: 7th football vs Cleburne Wheat 5/6/7

10/2: 8th football @ Cleburne Wheat 5/6/7

10/3: Cross country @ Granbury Disc Golf Course 5

10/4: Volleyball vs Brewer Middle School

10/5: Student holiday/Teacher PD day

10/8: School Holiday

10/9: 7th football @ Aledo Middle 5/6/7

10/9: 8th football vs. Aledo Middle 5/6/7

10/10: Cross Country @ Centennial High

10/12: PTO Dance 6-8pm

10/13: All Region choir auditions @ Fossil Ridge High

10/13: Band all -district auditions @ Hughes 8:30-12:30

10/16: 7th football @ Weatherford Tison 5/6/7

10/16: 8th football vs Weataherford Tison 5/6/7

10/18: Volleyball @ Joshua Nichols 5/6/7

10/22: Band fall concert @ BHS Auditorium 6-8:30

10/23: 7th football @ Brewer Middle 5/6/7

10/23: 8th football vs Brewer Middle 5/6/7

10/25: Volleyball vs Weatherford Tison 5/6/7

10/26: Band practice-a-thon 6 - 10:30pm

10/27: All Region Choir concert and clinic @ Chisholm Trail High

10/30: 7th football vs Granbury Middle 5/6/7

10/31: 8th football @ Granbury Middle 5/6/7