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"Transforming Learners Into Leaders! Can You See the Leader In Me?"

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Improve the quality of instruction through content specific professional development, feedback, support and collaboration.
  2. Create and sustain a positive school climate that embraces the school mission, and vision by ensuring a safe & secure environment focused on positive culture for Social-Emotional Learning (SEL).
  3. Increase the level of rigor and cognitive engagement across all content areas using best instructional practices and models.


2018-2019 PTO Members May Wear Jeans Wednesday and Thursday Of This Week!

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Morning Duty This Week Is...Ms. Rather, Ms. White, Ms. Lindsey, Ms. Hayes and Mr. Armwood

After-School Tutoring begins on October 17th

Email me pictures of your students learning. I'd like to share them in our newsletters and on social media.

Like us on Facebook @ D. A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School and Twitter @HulcySTEAM

SST Chair and Co-Chair Needed!! Please send me an email if you are interested.

This Week at Hulcy STEAM....

  • All teachers should have a hard copy of lesson plans available in their clear file folder.
  • All teachers should have a hard copy of their current PBL Plan available in their clear file folder.
  • Breakfast should be completed by 8:45 a.m.
  • Instruction should begin promptly at 8:50 a.m.



Monday, October 8th
  • Student grades updated in Unified Classroom by 9:00 a.m.
  • Community Circles (Topic: Different Feelings)
  • PSAT Testing Meeting 8th grade 3:30 p.m. 207


Tuesday, October 9th

  • Principal For A Day: Welcome Denise Gomez!
  • Parent Conference 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. (Conferences should not last any longer than 7 minutes)


Wednesday, October 10th

  • Advisory period (EOD 6th and 8th grades)
  • Volleyball Game (Ellis Davis F.H. B Team-6:00 A Team-7:00) PINK OUT!

  • Attendance Committee Meeting 4:15 p.m.


Thursday, October 11th

  • International Day of The Girl
  • Advisory period (EOD 6th and 8th grades)
  • Lesson Plans due by 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 12th

  • Mandatory Professional Development for Staff/Student Holiday (TEI 4.3 and 4.4)


Upcoming

  • Compliance Videos must be competed by October 31
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Reminders

  • ALL STAFF members should report to Hulcy Huddle by 8:00 a.m.
  • Lesson plans are due EVERY THURSDAY by 5:00 p.m.
  • Prepare your Elevator Speech :)
  • The only assessments students should take during each six weeks are the 3-week mini and the Six Weeks Common Assessment. DOLs should provide you with information on your student's strengths and areas of growth are.
  • PODs meet every Friday (no exceptions)
  • All teachers are expected to participate in afternoon duty, no exceptions.
  • Ensure you are taking time to study the material prior to delivering it to your students. Great teachers prepare and study.
  • Instruction should begin promptly after each tardy bell.
  • Students should use the 5 minute transition time to take care of their personal needs. Students should not report to class and then be sent out to use the restroom.
  • Students should not leave the classroom during Direct Instruction.
  • All classroom doors should remain open during instructional time.
  • Practice using your Meta-cognition Stems during instruction.
  • Compliance Videos are due by Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018.
  • To access the 2018-2019 Compliance Training for campus-based staff go to https://dallasisd.csod.com/phnx/driver.aspx?routename=Social/Topic/TopicDetails&Topic=66&Root=-1

Kudos To!!!

  • The Fine Arts Department for always working together as a team and being the "Exemplary" example of, "I am my Brother's Keeper"
  • Ms. Thomas for being a team player!
  • Ms. Guerra for going beyond the call of duty with grade submission!
  • Ms. Wright for ensuring we have accurate attendance everyday!