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. In March, the Hero Schools met or exceeded the targets below:

The March Hero School Targets Big Schools – 225 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 150 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 80 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 40 PowerWalks Observations.

For April, due to holidays and state testing we will adjust the targets:

The April Hero School Targets Big Schools – 215 PowerWalks Observations Medium Sized Schools – 140 PowerWalks Observations Small Schools – 75 PowerWalks Observations Very Small Schools – 35 PowerWalks Observations.

For the record, the schools in the LYS nation conducted a total of 5,273 PowerWalks observations this past month.  But enough stalling, here are your eighteen PowerWalks Hero Schools for the month of March 2015.  Congratulations!!!

Elementary Schools Junior High & Middle Schools Alternative Schools Combined Campuses High Schools
Rennell ES (CFISD – midsized school): 274 Winona MS (WISD – small school): 160 San Marcos School (JWPCS – very small school): 79 Fairdale HS (JCPS – large school): 451
Dublin ES (DISD – very small school): 198 Big Spring IS (BSISD – small school): 122 Morton Ranch HS (KISD – large school): 324
Ray ES (HISD – small school): 178 Dublin IS (DISD – very small school): 95 Mayde Creek HS (KISD – large school): 290
Veterans’ Hill ES (HISD – small school): 174
Marlin ES (MISD – very small school): 150
Winona ES / IS (WISD – small school): 142
Raymond E. Curtis ES (WISD – small school): 119
Hutto ES (HISD – small school): 103
Cottonwood Creek ES (HISD – small school): 97
Montgomery ES (NEISD – small school): 84
Southside Primary School (CISD – small school): 80

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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