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.  There were a total of 6,145 PowerWalks (don’t slow down) conducted during the past month and the April targets for Hero School designation were:

Big Schools – 250 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 170 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 95 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 50 PowerWalks Observations

For May, since we are in testing season, we’ll adjust our Hero School target just slightly. The goals this month are as follows:

Big Schools – 225 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 150 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 80 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 40 PowerWalks Observations

Now without further ado, here are your twenty-two PowerWalks Hero Schools for the month of April 2013.  Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
Bell’s Hill ES – 487 (WISD) Hutto MS – 327 (HISD) Louise Schools – 116 (LISD) Fairdale HS – 205  (JCPS)
JH Hines ES – 366 (WISD) Tennyson MS – 238 (WISD)
Kendrick ES – 313 (WISD) Big Spring JH (BSISD)- 171
McFee ES – 279 (CFISD) Tidehaven IS – 103 (TISD)
Ray ES – 267 (HISD)
Cedar Ridge ES – 175 (WISD)
Dean-Highland ES – 166 (WISD)
Johnson ES – 141 (HISD)
Cottonwood Creek ES – 139 (HISD)
South Waco ES – 119 (WISD)
Provident Heights ES – 113 (WISD)
Hutto ES – 109 (HISD)
Startzville ES – 108 (CISD)
Bill Brown ES -98 (CISD)
Markham ES – 54 (TISD)
Blessing ES – 50 (TISD)

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