Sept 10 First Academy 4! Oct 1 L is for Listen Nov 5 E is for Encourage Dec 3 A is for Attitude Jan 14 D is for Develop Feb 11 E is for Example Mar 4 R is for Respect Apr 1 S is for Serve May 20 BE LEADERS!
1:15 - Arrive at School
Check In by getting your name tag, go to auditorium. You will be given important mentor updates.
1:40 - Meet Student in Auditorium
Watch leadership curriculum with student, participating in mentor/student activities.
2:00 - Mentor/Student Quality Time
Feel free to go to designated areas to discuss leadership curriculum, play games, or do a craft.
2:45 - Dismissal
Go back to auditorium with student for dismissal.
Intune is an after school music mentor club where Paschal high school students give lessons on Guitar, Ukulele, or Piano to our 4th & 5th grade De Zavala students.
Leaders 5 is a mentoring program that allows all of our 5th grade students to make an impact in the lives of kindergarteners here at De Zavala. Using the skills they learned in Academy 4, our 5th graders meet with their mentees each month to discuss leadership traits, read a story, and build positive relationships through fun community building activities.
Club de Cultura
As an enrichment club for pre-k through 5th grade students, our mission is to celebrate Hispanic culture by researching and educating our De Zavala family on the various aspects of Hispanic countries that make up our student population and inspire students to become conscious global citizens.
De Zavala offers coaching for many events in the district UIL competition from music memory to chess puzzles. The purpose of UIL is to prepare students for citizenship by providing healthy character building educational activities. Students learn many skills through UIL, such as public speaking, writing, and teamwork.
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books - Battle of the Books consists of three competition reading teams including 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Our students participate in multiple novel studies and and book club meetings throughout the year and compete annually at the district competition held at TCU. We are currently back to back champions, with wins in the 2018 and 2019 competitions.
Dancing Classrooms North Texas, a nonprofit organization, is an in-school residency that teaches manners, respect for others, and teamwork. Their mission is to cultivate essential life skills in children through the art of social dance. Their vision is to help create schools and communities where every child is connected, respected, and provided a safe environment in which to thrive.