• The Hirsch Commitment

    Hirsch Elementary is committed to the goal of creating a school that is dedicated to successful student achievement at a high level.  In order to achieve this goal, there must be a partnership between the parents/guardians, students, teachers and administrators of our school.

    Parent/Guardian Commitment

    In order for our child to learn, we fully commit to our child's education in the following ways:

    • We will be responsible for the behavior and actions of our child.
    • We will praise our child for his/her effort.
    • We will ensure that our child arrives on time and is in school all day every day.
    • We will make ourselves available to our children and/or the school and address any concerns they may have.
    • We will provide Hirsch Elementary with current phone numbers and will immediately update numbers if they change.
    • We will discuss our child's homework with him/her each evening.  We will also review skills being taught in the classroom.
    • We will carefully read all correspondence sent home from the school and will sign and return any tests, forms or other papers as requested.
    • We understand that our child must foloow the procedures at Hirsch to protect the safety, interests and rights of all individuals. 

    Student's Commitment

    In order to learn, I fully commit to my education in the following ways:

    • I will show respect for myself and others.
    • I am responsible for my own behavior.
    • I will arrive at school on time. I will do whatever it takes to learn.
    • I will always work, think and behave in the best way possible.
    • I will complete all my homework every night.
    • I will raise my hand and ask questions if I do not understand something in class.
    • If I make a mistake, I will tell the truth and accept personal responsiblity for my actions.
    • I will always strive to play fair and show good sprotsmanship by celebrating the success of others. 
    • I will always behave in a respectful manner that protects the safety, interests and rights of every individual at Hirsch.

    Teachers Commitment

    In order for my students to learn, I fully commit to my students' education in the following ways:

    • I will celebrate my student for his/her effort on a daily basis.
    • I will provide engaging lessons based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
    • I will keep in close contact with parents.
    • I will make myself available to parents by having open communication.
    • I will build relationships with parents and students. 
    • I will work with students, parents, administrators, counselors and any avialable personnel to help each child reach his/her maximum potential.
    • I will always protect the safety, interests and rights of all individuals at Hirsch.
    • In addition to the core academic teachers, all other teaching staff fully support this commitment.

    Administrator's Commitment

    In order for students to learn, I fully commit to the education of all students in the following ways: 

    • I will celebrate the achievements of students, staff and community.
    • I wil do whatever it takes to provide a quality education for all students.
    • I will do whatever it takes to provide a learning environment that supports student success.
    • I will foster and nurture relationships that will promote mutual trust and respect for students, parents and staff.
    • I will ensure that engaging lessons are developed and taught to promote higher level learning for all students.
    • I will provide staff development to ensure that professional growth is continual.
    • I will provide an environment that encourages and welcomes participation and communication among parents, staff and students.