Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: Zwink Elementary News

Stacey Vaglienty Announced as Zwink Elementary Principal

Stacey Vaglienty, a proud Klein Oak High School graduate, takes on a new leadership role as the Zwink Elementary Principal.  “Stacey is a bright, genuine, and passionate educator who exemplifies Zwink’s mantra of high expectations and high support for EVERY student,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny...

Klein ISD Board Unanimously Names Dr. Jenny McGown as Lone Finalist For Superintendent

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KLEIN, TX—The Klein ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to name Jenny McGown, Ed.D., as the lone finalist for Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Jenny McGown has deep roots in the Klein community and has most recently served as deputy superintendent for Klein ISD,...

Klein’s Dual Language Pathway is Growing!

https://vimeo.com/330089808/290560ffe1 The Department of Multilingual Services is excited to announce that Brill and Kaiser will join Klenk and Zwink Elementary in an extraordinary journey of reimagining learning by extending opportunities for students to become bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. We would like to celebrate our district leaders’...

Writing Pathways: Genius Hour!

The fourth graders at Zwink Elementary eagerly wait for writing class so they can work on their Genius Hour project! Students who have mastered grade level material are given the opportunity to participate in this inquiry-based, student directed learning method. During Genius Hour, students...

Great Thinking Thursday: March 28

You don’t want to miss this Great Thinking Thursday! Writing Pathways at Zwink Elementary McDougle Lions Experience at GT Expo KOHS IB Student Savannah Smith Shares Team VorTX Big Win! More Celebrations… #WednesdayWisdom: AVID Philosophical Chairs

Zwink Principal Named Elementary Principal of the Year

At last week’s Administrative Collaborative, Zwink Principal Katie Turner was named the 2019 Elementary Principal of the Year. “This honor means the world to me,” she said. “Klein ISD has amazing leaders who are dedicated to fulfilling our Profile of a Leader. Being surrounded...

Klein High Only High School in Texas to be Named State School of Character in 2019

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Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in communities including schools, districts, families, workplaces, and sports, today designated Klein High School a State Schools of Character for 2019. Klein High, the only high school in Texas to receive the honor this year, has been on...

Klein Leadership Coalition Holds Inaugural Meeting

Over 300 community leaders, parents, family members, teachers, principals, business owners, members of the clergy, Board members, and district leadership joined together for the first meeting of the Klein Leadership Coalition (KLC). The KLC’s mission is to LEARN how Klein ISD is working to fulfill...

Learn to Be a Superboss

Through collaboration with the Holdsworth Campus Leadership Program, educators from Klenk, Zwink, Kuehnle, and Vistas are focused on their personal leadership development. During our week with Holdsworth in July, we learned from world-renowned leaders such as Sydney Finkelstein, author of Superbosses. The luckiest of us can think...

Language Pathways

Educators from all over Klein ISD are joining together to reimagine learning through the Dual Language Design Team. The goal of dual language programs is full biliteracy and bilingualism while developing appreciation for both cultures. The dual language program ensures equity for culturally and...

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