As is now a LYS Nation tradition, we will take time to tip our caps to the campuses that are taking the most important step in creating and maintaining an action oriented professional learning community.  These are the campuses that have conducted an extraordinary number of formative classroom observations in a given month.  Due to state-wide testing and typical end of the school year events, for the month of May the cutoff numbers were as follows:

Big Schools – 150 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 100 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 75 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 40 PowerWalks Observations.

So without further adieu, here are your thirteen PowerWalks Hero Schools for the Month of May.  Congratulations!!!

(#) = Number of Months in a Row

Elementary SchoolsJunior High and Middle SchoolsAlternative Schools Combined CampusesHigh Schools
Cottonwood Creek ES (HISD) (8)Carver Academy MS (WISD)Hays County (JWJPCS) (2)Louise Schools (LISD) (8)
Ray ES (HISD)Tennyson MS (WISD) (2)
Bell’s Hill ES (WISD) (8)
Brooke Ave ES (WISD) (4)
JH Hines ES (WISD) (8)
Meadowbrook ES (WISD) (2)
Mountainview ES (WISD)
Provident Heights ES (WISD) (2)
South Waco ES (WISD) (4)

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