2nd GRADE WALMART READING BEE CHAMPIONSHIPS – November 22, 2014 (for all of North Texas)
TCU READING FESTIVAL – Saturday, November 15 (9 to 11 a.m.) – open to all children ages 4 – 12!! Free admission and books for all; lots of fun!!
Please come to St. Paul Lutheran Church at 6:15 p.m. for our business meeting this evening… we would welcome the chance to see you and learn how we can serve you better! This is a mandatory meeting for READING BEE judges.
(Spanish books titles also available upon request – call Ernie Horn at 214-533-1333).
* Reading List for 1st Graders Fall 2014 * Reading List for 2nd Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 3rd Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 4th Graders This Fall 2014 * Reading List for 5th Graders This Fall 2014
(Recommended Spanish book titles also available – call Ernie Horn, Executive Director of Score A Goal In The Classroom, at 214-533-1333).
On May 3, 2014, Texas Christian University and Score A Goal In The Classroom presented the 2014 Bayard H. Friedman Award to Jennifer Nicholson of the Fort Worth ISD for being named the most outstanding math teacher in all of North Texas! Jennifer is the head of the Math Department at Northside High School, and was recognized in 2013 as the Freese and Nichols Academic Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Mathematics.
Tom Taber, with XTO Energy, presented Earnest Colvin with a $1,000 honorarium in addition to his Bayard H. Friedman Hero trophy Friday night, May 23, for being named the most outstanding 2014 Instrumental Music Teacher in all of North Texas! Mr. Colvin received a thunderous ovation at the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Bass Hall during the award ceremony. He has been a music theory and band teacher with the Fort Worth ISD for 34 years. Earnest is married to Alfreida, who herself is an elementary principal in Fort Worth; together they have been very active in making a difference in our community’s young people!
We salute Mr. Colvin for being a tremendous inspiration to his students at Trimble Tech High School! He has also been instrumental in encouraging countless other students who have gone on to become productive citizens and musicians.
Casa Manana and Score A Goal In The Classroom made the surprise announcement at the Betty Buckley Awards Night on May 22 that Jessica Owens has been named the 2014 Bobbie Wygant HERO Award winner for being the most outstanding Drama-Fine Arts Director in all of North Texas! Jessica is on staff at Colleyville’s Covenant Christian Academy, is married to her wonderful husband, Jeff, and has two fine sons who are also all excellent musicians.
Jessica received her Master’s of Music in Vocal Performance from Baylor University, and has made a dynamic impact on the drama and fine arts programs at her school. She was presented with a $1,000 honorarium from XTO Energy/Exxon Mobil.
The Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition and Score A Goal have named Mr. Omar Ramos as the recipient of the 2014 Bayard H. Friedman Hero Award for being the most outstanding school principal in North Texas. In addition to the award, Douglas Hooten, Executive Director of MedStar Mobile Health Care, presented Mr. Ramos with a $1,000 honorarium. Mr. Ramos was honored at the May 16 board meeting of the Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition. Omar is the principal at Trimble Tech High School, and his leadership is highly valued in that position.
Lacey Espree, FWISD W.C.Stripling Middle School teacher, was the Score A Goal In The Classroom School Incentive Program’s “It’s Kool to Go to School” HERO OF THE YEAR for the 2013-2014 school year. Lacey won a three-day, two-night, all expense trip for two to San Diego, California’s Omni Balboa Resort. She also won VIP tickets to a San Diego Padres baseball game for her outstanding school year achievements and perfect attendance!!!!
On April 8, 2014, the Dallas Stars and Score A Goal In The Classroom will honor DeeDee Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant to the Dallas ISD Superintendent of Schools. DeeDee has been with the Dallas ISD for the last 15 years and has been selected the 2014 recipient of the Bayard H. Friedman Award for being the most outstanding school administrative assistant in North Texas! She not only possesses a near-genius work ethic, loyalty, and integrity; but also the ability to serve as a special liaison between the superintendent’s central office staff, school campuses, civic leaders, elected officials and community members.