Cougar Connection

Issue 30 Volume 2

Weekly Message

Week of May 9th

We're here! We've worked countless months, weeks, hours, and seconds to make a big impact on our student and their achievement! We have definitely embraced the "All hands on deck" saying! We could not do it all without everyones support! Thanks in advance for your flexibility this week. We start off right away on Monday with Math, Reading and wrap up with Science on Wednesday. Thank you once again for all of your efforts, dedication, and commitment!

Week at a Glance

Week of May 9th

05/09-Monday- Math STAAR Testing

05/10-Tuesday- Reading STAAR Testing

05/11-Wednesday- Science STAAR Testing

05/12-Thursday

(Moseley Nurse's Day!! WE LOVE Nurse Z!!)

8:00- Professional Development - Bernal

8:30- 4th and 5th grade In-house Field Trip

12:30- Speech ARD

05/13-Friday

Lesson Plan Collaboration

5th grade Pictures

11:00- Spruce Principal's Meeting - Bernal

Professional Learning Information

Catalog are ready to be viewed!

The 2016 P2LD Summer Catalog is available to view on the new PD website.

Go to www.dallasisd.org and then to department tab next hit Professional Development and the catalog will be there.


Registration will be open May 6th on Schoolnet


Locations for PL will be at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview HS and A. Maceo Smith New Tech HS (as well as others)

Dates: June 20-23 July 18-21 July 25- 28




Reminders & Updates!

Next school year 2016-2017

The district has decided to keep our students time the same as this year. So there will be no change in the students schedule. Students will be in school from 7:55-2:55!


ISIP/ISIP Espanol

The last report card will be sent home with the I-station report that tells them where the student is with reading. Please see Ms. Sternes if you do not know how to access this report.


TTM/ISIP (3rd-5th)

3rd-5th grade students will have access at home during the summer for Think Through Math and I-Station. This is a great opportunity for all students to keep working during the summer to be prepared for the next grade level. Let's take advantage of this opportunity and ensure all students have their passwords. We will be posting this on the website as well to ensure parents know how to access it.


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As we begin to wrap up the last weeks of school please remember to keep yourself organized. We enter the last week of this six weeks, grades, honor roll and perfect attendance will all be due. So please pace yourselves to ensure you are on top of the game.


Wrapping up the school year is also amongst our reach.

Soon we will be:


  • Setting up next year's classes and sections
  • Creating supply list for next year
  • lpac folder updates
  • cum folders updates
  • parent meetings for those being retained... etc..


Hang in there! We are almost there!