In furtherance of a LYS Nation tradition, we will take this time to tip our caps to the campuses that have embraced 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.  Since this is the beginning of the school year, any campus that conducted even a single PowerWalks observation is to be considered a Hero Campus.  Next month, as you can see below, the bar will be raised a little bit higher

Your September Targets Big Schools – 350 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 250 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 150 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 75 PowerWalks Observations.

Now without further adieu, here are your twenty-six PowerWalks Hero Schools for the month of August 2012.  Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
Johnson ES (HISD) Lake Jackson IS (BISD) Afton Oaks (JWJPCS) Louise Schools (LISD) Hull-Daisetta HS (HDISD)
Markham ES (TISD) Tom Bean MS (TBISD) Garza County (JWJPCS) Hutto HS (HISD)
Cedar Ridge ES (WISD) Carver Academy (WISD) Granbury (JWJPCS) Mayde Creek HS (KISD)
Crestview ES (WISD) Tennyson MS (WISD) Hays County (JWJPCS) Tidehaven HS (TISD)
Dean-Highland ES (WISD) Rockdale (JWJPCS) University HS (WISD)
JH Hines ES (WISD) San Marcos (JWJPCS) Waco HS (WISD)
Mountainview ES (WISD)
South Waco ES (WISD)
West Ave ES (WISD)

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