Townview Magnet Center 2018-19 Testing Schedule

2018-19 Testing Schedule
Date Day Exam Students involved
October 2nd “A” Day ACT School Day All Seniors
October 10th “B” Day PSAT All except Seniors
December 3rd “A” Day English I EOC All Freshman
December 14th-19th Both Fall ACPs All students
March 6th “B” Day SAT All Juniors
March 25th-April 5th Both TELPAS Some SEM students
April 9th-12th “A” Days English EOC ALL 9th/10th
April 24th “B” Day Student Survey All students
May 6th-10th Both STAAR EOCs All Freshman and Juniors
May 6th-17th Both AP Exams All students
May 23rd-29th Both Spring ACPs All students

Tutoring Schedule

Name Tutoring Hours
Jennifer Cambre Mondays and Fridays 8:15 am to 9:00 am
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:25 pm to 5:25 pm
Joseph Gaasbeck Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 4:20 – 5:20
Mornings Available By Appointment
Chris Florczak Monday 4:20 – 5:20
Tuesday 8:15 – 8:55
Friday 8:15 – 8:55
Amanda Ashmead Before and after school with the exception of Wednesday and Friday mornings and Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
Meredith Deaton Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Other hours by appointment.
Richard Tompkins Monday 4:30 to 5:20
Tuesday 8:20 to 8:50
Friday 8:20 to 8:50
Charles Tuttle Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 – 8:55 AM
Tuesday 4:20-5:05 PM
Danielle Jinkens Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:10 – 9
Afternoons by appointment
Denise Foster Monday 4:30-5:30
Thursday 8:00-8:45
Mary Gregg Monday/Thursday from 8:15-9:00
Tuesday/Wednesday PM by appointment
Stephanie Tangman Tues/Thurs: 8:30 – 9:00
Thurs: 4:30 – 5:30
Mark Chapman Monday 8:15 – 845
Thursday 8:15 – 8:45 or by appointment
Steven Hyman M, T, TH, F 4:20 – 5:20
M, T, TH, 8:30 – 9:05
Julie Carver Monday afternoon 4:30-5:05
Tuesday morning 8:00 – 8:55
Friday morning 8:00 – 8:55
Guillermo Coleman MTF 8:30 to 9:00 am
M-F 4:20 to 4:50
Julie Tan Monday-Friday 8:15 – 9:00 am
Monday-Wednesday 4:20 – 5:20
Shannon Nelson Mondays and Thursdays after school, by appointment.
Jose Gonzalez Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:50 to 8:50 AM
Evenings by appointment.  Best day is usually on Tuesdays.
Erin Morrison Wednesday & Thursday 4:20 – 5:20 pm
Josh Newton Monday, Thursday and Friday Mornings (8 – 8:50)
Monday – Thursday afternoon (4:30 – 5:20)
Calvin Boykin M-Th Before School
M, T, Th 4:20 – 5
Wed 4:20 – 5:20
La’Keisha Adams Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:15-9:00 am
Monday-Thursday: 4:20-5:15 pm
Keivon Spencer M-W after school
Available to answer questions M, Tu & Fri mornings
Ping Zhuge Monday- Thursday after school 4:15 to 5:15
Friday morning: 8:20 – 9:00
Nimrod Quiroz Monday – Thursday: After school from 4:25 to 5:25
Monday morning: 8:15 – 9am
David McLoda Monday and Tuesday mornings only

Parking Permits

Parking permit applications are now available in the SEM office. If your child hasn’t picked one up, tell them to do so as soon as possible. Enforcement of having a permit will begin Monday, September 17th. Permits must be renewed annually. There is a $5.00 fee, payable in cash or money order, no checks.

Laptops Are Here


Laptop distribution will begin starting on Monday, September 17th.

12th grade will be given priority due to college and scholarship applications. After seniors have had an opportunity to checkout a laptop, the opportunity will be open to all other grades.

We are asking any students that has a personal laptop to not checkout a school laptop. If your child does not have access to a computer or laptop at home and needs a laptop for school work please fill out this form​.


Step 1​: Parent reads the Technology Training (see below) and completes this form​ (same as above).

Step 2​: Student or parent brings $20 to SEM main office. Mrs. Martinez will provide you with a receipt.

Step 3​: Students may pick up their laptop in the morning 8:00am-9:00am from Mr. Florczak in room 230 or Mr. Tompkins in room 231. Show your receipt. Mr. Florczak or Mr. Tompkins will check to see if your parent has completed the form.

*Email Mr. Palacios at if you are unable to pay $20 fee.
*A paper copy of the Technology Training (see below) and link will be provided in the main office.

Checkout Dates

– Monday (9/17/18) and Tuesday (9/18/18), 12th grade only
– Wednesday to Friday (9/19/18-9/21/18), all students

Technology Training PDF

SEM Laptop Training

Student Mentor Program

“Charting the Course to Excellence!”


  • 30 Student Mentors (12th and 11th grade)
  • 175 Student Mentees (9th grade only)
  • 1 Student Mentor per 4-6 Student Mentees
  • Student Mentors and Student Mentees have been randomly matched to groups
  • Student Mentors and Student Mentees have been strategically placed in neighboring lockers to facilitate communication
  • Student Mentors will receive agendas/activities/materials ahead of time via our Remind Group.
  • The Student Mentor Program will meet 6 times this year. Each group is welcome to meet additional times per their student mentor.

Districtwide College Fair and Historically Black Colleges & Universities Showcase

High school juniors and seniors who want to attend college, but are unsure of exactly how to make that happen, are in luck.

The Districtwide College Fair and Historically Black Colleges & Universities Showcase is set for Sept. 19 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 Polk St. and nearby D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School. Hundreds of representatives from colleges near and far will be there to meet face-to-face and answer questions. Students should see their high school counselor to sign up for free admission and transportation.

Parents are welcome to attend the event and encouraged to bring their own questions about financial aid, campus safety and student access to campus medical care.

See this article at DISD for more information.