The Weekly Growl

October 17 - 21, 2016

This Week

Monday, October 17

  • 3:30 Behavior Committee Meeting
  • 5:30 7B/7A Football @ Grisham

Tuesday, October 18

  • 5:30 8B/8A Football vs. Grisham

Wednesday, October 19

  • PSAT (8th grade only)
  • 6:30 Orchestra Fall Renaissance Concert

Thursday, October 20

  • 5:30 7A/7B Volleyball @ Grisham
  • 5:30 8A/8B Volleyball vs. Grisham
  • 6:30 Orchestra Fall Renaissance Concert

Friday, October 21

  • Wear Jeans With Hernandez Shirt
  • 7th Grade Vision & Hearing Screening, Library

Saturday, October 22

  • 8:30 Region Choir Auditions
  • 1:00 Dance Performance/Intersection Show @ PAC

Next Week

Monday, October 24

  • 3:30 Behavior Committee
  • 5:00 - 9:00 pm Spirit Night @ Hat Creek Burgers
  • 5:30 7B/7A Football @ Ridgeview

Tuesday, October 25

  • 5:30 8B/8A Football vs. Ridgeview

Wednesday, October 26

  • 1:30 Early Release
  • IB Culture Day
  • 2:00 Faculty Meeting

Thursday, October 27

  • 5:30 7B/7A Volleyball vs. CD Fulkes
  • 5:30 8B/8A Volleyball @ CD Fulkes

Friday, October 28

  • Wear Jeans With Hernandez Shirt

Saturday, October 29

  • Choir Clinic/Concert @ The Long Center, Austin

Upcoming Events

Oct. 31 5:30 7B/7A Football vs. CD Fulkes

Oct. 31 5:30 7B/7A Volleyball vs. Hopewell

Oct. 31 5:30 8B/8A Volleyball @ Hopewell

Nov. 1 3:30 Behavior Committee

Nov. 1 5:30 8B/8A Football@ CD Fulkes

Nov. 2 - 4 Boys Basketball Tryouts

Nov. 4 7:45 IB Learner Profile Awards, Lecture Hall

Nov. 5 Region Choir Clinic and Concert

Nov. 7 6:00 Meet the Dawgs Parent Athletic Meeting

Nov. 10,11 Picture Day

Nov. 11 Veterans Day Assembly

Special thanks to Vastano & Seelig for implementing the Work Like a Dog instructional methods & the outstanding interdisciplinary SS/ELA unit along with Morea & Lampe. Hernandez is lucky to have such innovative educators!

Shout out to Powell & her SS department for the incredible voting experience in their classrooms to enhance the Flexlection mock election! The lesson included voter registration cards, early voting, election workers, discussion points in flex classes & voting stations!

- Desiree Le

Thanks to Akea Powell and Desiree Le for the awesome voting day! It went so smoothly due to great forethought and planning.

- Stephanie Saggiante

Special KUDOS to Mr. Smosna and his classes for preparing the video for the Flexlection presentation! Thank you for always being willing to help and support our students (even with all of our last minute requests)!

- Akea Powell

I want to thank Danya Gardner to going above and beyond to make sure we had support to complete our AIMSweb testing!

- Kristen Morgan

Major KUDOS to Desiree Le, the Social Studies Department (Reale, Saggiante, Peck, McBride, Morea, Schulz, & Lampe), Matt Castilleja, Mr. Thompson, and my awesome flex class for assisting me with the implementation of the Mock Election "Flexlection". I definitely couldn't have done this without this awesome team of people.

Also, kudos to the flex teachers for their support throughout the process. I appreciate all you do for our kids!!!

- Akea Powell

Mr. Thompson! For always being on top of it AND being very supportive. Thank you for always communicating to ensure we are on the same page which in turns makes me feel very comfortable that we are working on the same team!!

- Marbel Donosso

Kudos to Ms. Brenda Cohen for all her help. She is here helping out until Ms. Clark come back. She has done an Excellent job. Thank you for all your help.

- Eloisa Aguilera

Special thanks to the IB Committee, Fine Arts, Mrs. Tucker & Mrs. Morgan for some exciting culture stations! Should be an amazing day thanks to their work!

- Desiree Le

Thanks to Matt Castilleja for his patience and help with all my technology questions!

- Danya Gardner

A big thank you to my right hand, Debbie Torres, for all she does behind the scenes!

- Cecilia Azulay

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Danielle Albrecht 2

Matt Keeter 4

Natalie Nichter-Ramirez 10

Cecilia Azulay 18

Lara Raesz 30