Monthly Archives: October 2015

Superintendent Hinojosa hosts Community Conversations

Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is hosting informal discussions with teachers and parents/community members in October and November, with more coming in other parts of the district through May. A good opportunity to ask questions and be heard.

Separate sessions are scheduled for teachers & staff and for parents. See the page linked below for details.

https://thehub.dallasisd.org/2015/10/23/hinojosa-to-hold-meetings-with-community-teachers/

T-shirts available!

Student-designed T-shirts will be available at Thursday’s 6:00 PTA meeting.

A light snack will also be provided.

Career & College Day

Career & College Day

Friday, November 6, 2015

On Friday, November 6, 2015, Harry Stone will be having its annual Career and College Day. Members of the community are invited to share information about careers and higher education.

The event will be held from 9:00 am -12:00 pm. If you’re interested in joining us in this endeavor, please complete the Career & College Day Request Form and Career Day Volunteer Application. Both links are provided below and will only take about 5 minutes to complete.

Please respond no later than Friday, October 30, 2015. If you have problems viewing or submitting the forms, please contact me at 972-794-3407. Refreshments and lunch will be provided from 8:30-1:00 p.m.

Here are some tips for your presentation:

  • Explanation of your job-describe your job emphasizing work hours, job duties, special training education needed, length of employment, employer, etc.
  • Background and Experience – place an emphasis on pride in self, and school. If you had any obstacles/barriers you had to overcome to get where you are today, please share with the students.
  • Set Up & Preparation – event will be held in the large gym-expo style. Each session is 20 minutes- 15 for the presentation and 5 for Q&A. The class size is 15 to 22 students in grades PreK-8. Students will rotate to various speakers every 15-20 minutes. If possible, bring samples of visual aids or tools you use. Children are very visual.

Links:

Career and College Day Form

https://docs.google.com/a/dallasisd.org/forms/d/1Gjp6QtPkHHHRC2ndWucf0N8uDGsi83i7hFEWa5840tc/viewform

Career Day Volunteer Application

https://www2.dallasisd.org/partners/careerdayapp.cfm

Harry Stone

http://www.dallasisd.org/stone

 

Respectfully yours,

Sheila D. Williams, Counselor

972-794-3407

sdwilliams@dallasisd.org