The Weekly Growl

January 16 - 20, 2017

This Week

January 16 -21 Student Inauguration Trip to Washington D.C.


Monday, January 16

  • MLK Student and Staff Holiday


Tuesday, January 17

  • Have a great day!


Wednesday, January 18

  • 6th Grade Estar Training in GLT Meeting
  • 4:00 PLC Leads Meeting, Library
  • 5:30 7B/7A Girls Basketball vs. Walsh
  • 5:30 8B/8A Girls Basketball @ Walsh


Thursday, January 19

  • 7th Grade Estar Training in GLT Meeting
  • 5:30 7B/7A Boys Basketball vs. Walsh

  • 5:30 8B/8A Boys Basketball @ Walsh


Friday, January 20

  • Wear Hernandez Shirt With Jeans

Next Week

Monday, January 23

  • 5:30 7B/7A Girls Basketball @ Grisham
  • 5:30 8B/8A Girls Basketball vs. Grisham


Tuesday, January 24

  • Have a great day!


Wednesday, January 25

  • Have a great day!


Thursday, January 26

  • 5:30 7B/7A Boys Basketball @ Grisham
  • 5:30 8B/8A Boys Basketball vs. Grisham


Friday, January 27

  • Wear Hernandez Shirt With Jeans
  • Bulldog Store Open During All Lunches


Saturday, January 28

  • 8:30 - 11:30 Choir Solo & Ensemble @ CD Fulkes

Upcoming Events

January 28 8:30 - 11:30 Choir Solo & Ensemble @ CD Fulkes

January 30 5:30 7B/7A Girls Basketball vs. CD Fulkes

January 30 5:30 8B/8A Girls Basketball @ CD Fulkes

January 31 STAAR Ready

January 31 6:00 IB Diploma Programme - Parent Info Night

February 1 4:00 BLT Meeting, Library

February 1 5:30 Boys Basketball 7B/7A vs. CD Fulkes

February 1 5:30 Boys Basketball 8B/8A @ CD Fulkes

February 4 6th Grade Choral Festival

February 6-7 SPHS Counselor Visit

February 6 5:30 Girls Basketball 7B/7A vs. Hopewell

February 6 5:30 Girls Basketball 8B/8A @ Hopewell

February 8 5th Grade Visits, Alternate Schedule

February 8 3:45 Faculty Meeting, Cafeteria

February 8 5:30 7B/7A Boys Basketball vs. Hopewell

February 8 5:30 8B/8A Boys Basketball @ Hopewell

February 13 6:00 Meet the Dawgs Parent Athletic Meeting

February 14 Bulldog Bash

February 14 Fast Forword Reward Party, Alternate Schedule

February 15 4:00 PLC Leads Meeting, Library

February 16 World Read Aloud Day

February 16 Staff Chili Cookoff

February 17 7:30 IB Learnder Profile Award Ceremony, Lecture Hall

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KUDOS to Daisy Woods! The Social Studies Department is beyond blessed for the awesome support she provides to our department. I can't thank you enough for being an amazing mentor and coach.

KUDOS to Mara Burton for supporting World Cultures! we LOVE our coaches!!!

KUDOS to Natalie Reale and Stephanie Saggiante for working so hard this year to provide our kids with the best education. I truly enjoy working with you ladies!

- Akea Powell


Desiree Le - for all her support!! And being so patient and kind!

Kristen Morgan - for being an exceptional grade level team leader!!!

Briana Flores - for being an amazing person!! and always helping out a fellow co-worker!!

- Allison Lee


Thanks Mr. Cawthron for fixing my pencil sharpener!!

- Kera Blay


Shout out to Ms. Lee and Mrs. Flores for helping drive our students to be responsible young adults.

They recently collaborated with some of our students to ensure that they were on top of their assignments in contents other than just their own!

- Timothy Peck


Thanks to Natalie Reale and Akea Powell for being the most awesome team ever!!!

- Saggi


Thanks to Katie Schultz for covering my 3rd period last minute because I had to leave in the middle of the day due to a sick baby.

- Milton Perez


I would like to extend a big thank you to all teachers and staff who helped make our first STAAR Ready successful!. Big Thank You's go to Marco Baeza, Jennifer Squires, Heather Davis, Natalie Ramirez, Akea Powell, Stephanie Saggiante, Elisa Klepper, Matt Wilson, Jessica Eisele, Cristy Crowder, and the rest of the 6th Grade GLT for shepherding the 6th grade teams through some last-minute rotations. Another big thank you goes to all the protors and relievers who helped students perform at their best. Thank you to the Hall Monitors and Bathroom Detail for minding the students during that time. Thank you to Donald Bosier and Yvette Bradford for picking up my slack up front. Finally, a huge debt of gratitude is owed to Lara Raesz and J'me Washburn for keeping the testing room running efficiently; you were key to Tuesday's success! Thank you all!

- Jeremy Thompson