The Weekly Growl

November 7 - 11, 2016

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This Week

Monday, November 7

  • 6:00 Meet the Dawgs Parent Athletic Meeting


Tuesday, November 8

  • Election Day


Wednesday, November 9

  • 3:45 Faculty Meeting, Cafeteria


Thursday, November 10

  • Picture Day
  • Computer Refresh


Friday, November 11

  • Wear Jeans With Hernandez Shirt
  • Picture Day
  • Veterans Day Assembly
  • Computer refresh
  • 6:00 Dinner, 7:00 Show, Folklorico Fiesta Americana @ CRHS

Next Week

Monday, November 14

  • Girls Basketball 7B/7A @ Cedar Valley
  • Girls Basketball 8B/8A vs. Cedar Valley


Tuesday, November 15

  • Have a great day!


Wednesday, November 16

  • 4:00 PLC Leads Meeting, Library


Thursday, November 17

  • 12:00, 1:30 PD With Tea, Library
  • Boys Basketball 7B/7A @ Cedar Valley
  • Boys Basketball 8B/8A vs. Cedar Valley
  • Orchestra Region Clinic and Concert


Friday, November 18

  • Wear Jeans With Hernandez Shirt
  • Orchestra Region Clinic and Concert


Saturday, November 19

  • Orchestra Region Clinic and Concert

Upcoming Events

Nov. 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Holidays

Nov. 28 5:30 Girls Basketball 7B/7A vs. Ridgeview

Nov. 28 5:30 Girls Basketball 8B/8A @ Ridgeview

Nov. 30 5:30 Boys Basketball 7B/7A vs. Ridgeview

Nov. 30 5:30 Boys Basketball 8B/8a @ Ridgeview

Dec. 1 5:30 7/8 Girls Basketball B Team Tournament Game vs. Ridgeview

Dec. 2 Picture Retakes, All Grades

Dec. 2 3:30 Winter Dance

Dec. 3 Girls Basketball B Team Tourney

Dec. 5 5:30 Girls Basketball 7B/7A @Canyon Vista

Dec. 5 5:30 Girls Basketball 8B/8A vs. Canyon Vista

Dec. 6 6:30 Orchestra Winter Concert

Dec. 7 BLT Meeting, Library

Dec. 7 5:30 Boys Basketball 7B/7A @ Canyon Vista

Dec. 7 5:30 Boys Basketball 8B/8A vs. Canyon Vista

Dec. 8 6:30 Girls Basketball Tourney Game 8A @ Walsh

Dec. 9 7:30 IB Learner Profile Award Ceremony, Lecture Hall

Dec. 9 Choir to Elementary Schools for Caroling

Dec. 10 7/8 A Team Girls Basketball RRISD Tournament

Dec. 13 PD Grant Writing, Library

Dec. 14 Orchestra Beginner Library Performance, Caroling

Dec. 14 Faculty Meeting, Cafeteria

Dec. 15 12:00, 1:30 PD With Tea, Library

Dec. 16 Student Holiday, Staff Work Day

Dec. 19 - 30 Winter Holidays

Jan. 2 Student Holiday, Staff Development

Mrs. Schultz for all her support!! and The 8th grade science team, Schultz, Harmon and Flores for their awesome work in teaching our students and making gains on DCA scores!

- Allison Lee


Thank you to Mrs. Martinez, Mrs. Flores and Ms. Squires for all their hard work and assistance with the 2nd award ceremony! The 6th grade choir students did an excellent job!

Congratulations to Ms. Tucker for a successful and amazing 8th grade field trip to see Kwame Alexander (he was amazing/kids loved it)! #getbooked

Congratulations to the newlywed Mr. Smosna on his second Cities in Space Competition! The kids did an awesome presentation!

Special thanks to the 6th grade Math & Science team, Mrs. Winnek, Ms. Squires, Mr. Baeza & Mrs. Klepper on their interdisciplinary unit. They all did a fantastic job. The kids and our visitors from the Superintendent Snapshot were very impressed! #math&sciencecollide

Thank you to Ms. Squires, Mr. Smosna, Mr. Thompson, Ms. Eren Lopez and Ms. Scott for their help this last Saturday for assisting, registering and engaging our students along with Deerpark MS. The STEM event was brought to our campus by the Society of Women Engineers at UT! Students were able to engage one on one with a female or doctoral engineering students.

- Desiree Le


Thank you to all of the amazing 8th grade teachers for dealing with all the chaos of a grade level field trip!! The kids had a blast and you were awesome!! And a big thank you to Mr. Leo for staying behind !!

- Wendy Tucker


Anna Carter is amazing! She is open to new ideas and incredibly creative. If you need a strategy or even the plot of pretty much any YA book, she's your person!

- Danya Gardner


MRS. GAMAS! For holding down my fort when I was away! I found everything I needed and IN ORDER!! Thank you so much and sorry for any inconveniences this may have put on your work.

KINO!!! Not only did he make my Wednesday coffee GREAT this week BUT, he did for over a WEEK...... Gracias!

THE BEST LIBRARY TEAM!!!!! Mrs. Tucker & Mrs. Urban....LOVE these ladies. ALWAYS so helpful and they go above AND beyond. I ask for a book and I'm given a whole new adventure. Thank you, ladies.

- Marbel Donosso

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November

J'me Washburn 8

Norma Anima 8

Ashley Harmon 14

Tru Rice 17

Jean Sarre 26

Alicia Ontiveros 26