W. H. ADAMSON FEEDER PATTERN

"All Together Adamson--Excellence In Action"

The Week of April 27, 2015

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THE MISSION OF OUR WORK

The Adamson Feeder Pattern will work collaboratively with all parents and stakeholders to ensure ALL students are college and career ready by providing rigorous, highly engaging, quality instruction.

ADAMSON FEEDER PATTERN ACTION PLAN

KUDOS TO YOU!



KUDOS to our seniors at Aamson HS and Gilliam CA for receiving scholarships at the 2015 Superintendent's Scholarship Reception last week. Laura Perez and Celia Velasquez from Adamson were honored along with Reneishia Jimmerson from Gilliam. Adamson also had Jasmine Simmons who received the Sulemic Family Foundation Scholarship worth $10,000! Congratulations SENIORS!


KUDOS to Garcia MS for being recognized at the school board last week for outstanding volunteer service to the school. Thank you, Mr. Soto, for leading this for the campus and ensuring that Garcia receives recognition! GO TEAM GARCIA!


KUDOS AGAIN to Botello and Reagan for having students win in the Social Studies Film Festival "Giving Back" campaign. Reagan won 3rd place in the district in the 3-5 category and Botello won 2nd place in the district in the K-2 category! Check out video highlights here! https://vimeo.com/125809072 GO TEAMS!


WANT TO BE FEATURED IN THE WEEKLY KUDOS? Forward the great things that are happening in your schools to Ms. Hill via email.

A Note From Your Executive Director...

Team,


Systems Review meetings will be scheduled beginning the week of May 18. During these meetings, you and your teams will have the chance to showcase your campus' accomplishments as it relates to the philosophy, processes, and implementation of your campus culture. Be on the look-out for your calendar invite and meeting agenda!



Here's to another great week of teaching and learning!


Ms. Hill

SYSTEMIC COACHING CYCLE RUBRIC

PHILOSOPHY


Questions for Consideration:

  • What concrete artifacts and processes do you have to support a proficient rating or higher?
  • What evidence do you have of monitoring your campus action plan throughout the school year?
  • How have you responded to the Fall Climate Survey to garner higher ratings this Spring?


PROCESSES


Questions for Consideration:

  • What concrete artifacts and processes do you have to support a proficient rating or higher?
  • How is the staff development conducted throughout the school year aligned to your campus goals? What has the impact been on your instructional program and campus culture?
  • What evidence do you have that shows the impact of regular PLC meetings?
  • What evidence do you have that shows how teachers use achievement data on a regular basis to improve instruction?
  • How does your school engage the community and parents?


IMPLEMENTATION


Questions for Consideration:


  • What concrete artifacts and processes do you have to support a proficient rating or higher?
  • How do the teachers carry out the school's action plan?
  • How do you formally check progress on the school's action plan?
  • What evidence do you have that shows the impact of regular classroom observation and feedback sessions?
  • What evidence do you have that shows how teachers have been supported when they are struggling?
  • What evidence do you have that shows how you and your administrative team collect and use student achievement data throughout the course of the school year?
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THIS WEEK AT-A-GLANCE

Monday, April 27, 2015

    • Campus Visits AM & PM
    • REPORT CARDS ISSUED


    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    • Campus Visits AM & PM


    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    • Division 5 Leadership Meeting 8:30 AM @ Haskell (Ms. Hill)
    • Possible Campus Visits (Jury Duty for Ms. Hill)


    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    • Campus Visits AM & PM
    • NO TEACHER FOCUS GROUP--Please tell your teams


    Friday,May 1, 2015

    • Secondary Data Meeting @ New Tech HS 8:30-12:00
    • Literacy Plan Development Meeting 1:00-3:30 @ Haskell (Hill)

    DALLAS ISD JOB FAIR DATES CONFIRMED

    Please place the following dates on your calendars for the remaining hiring fairs as we prepare for the 2015-2016 school year.

    • May 9
    • May 30
    • June 11
    • July 14
    • August 8

    UPCOMING REMINDERS & DUE DATES AT-A-GLANCE

    April 27--Reasoning Minds Math Inventory (EOY)

    April 30--Teacher Focus Group @ Peeler ES--CANCELLED

    May 1-22--ISIP (EOY) Grades K-2/SRI (EOY) Grades 9-12

    May 4-8--Teacher & Teacher Assistant Appreciation Week--RECOGNIZE YOUR STAFF! :)

    May 5--Cinco de Mayo

    May 6--National School Nurses' Day

    May 6--Principal Focus Group

    May 8--Elementary Data Meeting @ Botello

    May 11-22--ACP Performance Tests Grades K-5

    May 13--Office Managers' Training

    May 14-AF Training

    May 18-22--National Educational Bosses' Week!

    May 18-29--ACP Performance Tests Grades 6-12

    May 20--Principal's Meeting

    May 25--Memorial Day Holiday

    May 30--DEADLINE FOR ZERO VACANCIES!

    OUR FAMILY OF FEEDER SCHOOLS

    • James Bowie Elementary, Principal Noelle Wilson
    • Felix G. Botello Elementary, Principal Reyna Sotelo
    • James Hogg Elementary, Principal Jairo Casco
    • John F. Peeler, Principal Sofia Villarreal
    • John Reagan Elementary, Principal Ruby Ramirez
    • Hector P. Garica Middle School, Principal Gary Auld
    • Kathryn Joy GilliamCollegiate Academy, Principal Tamara Francis
    • W.H. Adamson High School, Principal Jaine Ortega

    District-Wide Top Two Goals

    1. 75% of third grade students will read on grade level by the end of the academic school year.
    2. 100% of seniors will pass STAAR EOC exams at the end of the academic school year.

    WE ARE OFFICIALLY IN STAAR/EOC SEASON!

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