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 2,911 PowerWalks conducted during the past month and the May targets for Hero School designation were:

Big Schools – 200 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 125 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 60 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 30 PowerWalks Observations

Now without further ado, here are your sixteen PowerWalks Hero Schools for the month of May 2013.  Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High and Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
McFee ES – 310 (CFISD) Big Spring JH (BSISD) – 147 Louise Schools – 185 (LISD) Fairdale HS – 236 (JCPS)
JH Hines ES – 215 (WISD) Tidehaven IS – 30 (TISD) Marlin HS – 181 (MISD)
Ray ES – 186 (HISD)
Kendrick ES – 183 (WISD)
Bell’s Hill ES – 133 (WISD)
Cottonwood Creek ES – 111 (HISD)
Hutto ES – 85 (HISD)
Brook Ave. ES – 79 (WISD)
Specht ES – 73 (CISD)
Dean-Highland ES – 68 (WISD)
Dublin ES – 30 (DISD)

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