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Staff Update - Friday, December 8, 2017

Dates (please check the website for a more complete list)

EP and HS Concerts Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 and 4:00 pm
MTSS Early Dismissal Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 pm
School Board Meeting Monday, December 18* (note date change)
Semester Exams Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19
Students Last Day of 2017 Tuesday, December 19
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Job Openings

HS Assistant Volleyball Coach
Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

NHS Sponsor
Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017

1st Grade Teacher
Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017
Start date: Mid-January

High School Principal (anticipated)
Deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018
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Technology Workshops – From Mrs. Smith

PD sessions run from 3:30-4:00. Please let me know if you plan to attend so I have the appropri-ate number of materials ready for you. Also, if you have any suggestions for topics, don't hesi-tate to throw them my way. I would be happy to customize something specific for you. Lastly, if you can't attend a certain time or date, but want to learn about the topic being presented, let me know and we can work something out!

12-11 North Ward 3:30 -Computer Lab - Google Slides - Beyond the Slideshow
This session will show you how to use Google Slides for interactive learning as well as some al-ternative ways for students to show you what they know. It isn't just a slideshow platform, even though that's how we initially use it!
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NW Christmas Program

As always, great job by Miss Mullen and the entire staff. Kids looked and sounded great!
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"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone." - Charles M. Schulz

 

 

 

Staff Update - Friday, December 1, 2017

Dates (please check the website for a more complete list)

2nd Quarter Mid-term Friday, November 17 (this slipped by me!)

NW Christmas Program Thursday, December 7 at 2:30 and 7:00 pm
EP and HS Concerts Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 and 4:00 pm
MTSS Early Dismissal Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 pm

School Board Meeting Monday, December 18* (note date change)
Semester Exams Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19
Students Last Day of 2017 Tuesday, December 19
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Job Openings

HS Assistant Volleyball Coach
Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

NHS Sponsor
Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017

1st Grade Teacher (anticipated)
Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017

High School Principal (anticipated)
Deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018
___________

Technology Workshops – From Mrs. Smith

PD sessions run from 3:30-4:00. Please let me know if you plan to attend so I have the appropri-ate number of materials ready for you. Also, if you have any suggestions for topics, don't hesi-tate to throw them my way. I would be happy to customize something specific for you. Lastly, if you can't attend a certain time or date, but want to learn about the topic being presented, let me know and we can work something out!

12-11 North Ward 3:30 -Computer Lab - Google Slides - Beyond the Slideshow
This session will show you how to use Google Slides for interactive learning as well as some al-ternative ways for students to show you what they know. It isn't just a slideshow platform, even though that's how we initially use it!
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"We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else." - John Wooden

 

Staff Update - Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Dates (please check the website for a more complete list)
No School – Thanksgiving Wednesday – Friday, November 22-24
School Board Meeting Monday, November 27
NW Christmas Program Thursday, December 7 at 2:30 and 7:00 pm
MTSS Early Dismissal Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 pm
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Job Openings
HS Assistant Volleyball Coach
Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017
___________

Technology Workshops – From Mrs. Smith

PD sessions run from 3:30-4:00. Please let me know if you plan to attend so I have the appropri-ate number of materials ready for you. Also, if you have any suggestions for topics, don't hesi-tate to throw them my way. I would be happy to customize something specific for you. Lastly, if you can't attend a certain time or date, but want to learn about the topic being presented, let me know and we can work something out!

12-11 North Ward 3:30 -Computer Lab - Google Slides - Beyond the Slideshow
This session will show you how to use Google Slides for interactive learning as well as some al-ternative ways for students to show you what they know. It isn't just a slideshow platform, even though that's how we initially use it!
___________

"Thanksgiving, man.  Not a good to be my pants." - Kevin James

 

Staff Update - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Dates (please check the website for a more complete list)

No School – Thanksgiving Wednesday – Friday, November 22-24
School Board Meeting Monday, November 27
NW Christmas Program Thursday, December 7 at 2:30 and 7:00 pm
MTSS Early Dismissal Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 pm
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Job Openings

None at this time
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Veteran's Day Program

Thank you to everyone who helped make it another great event including: Mr. Allen, Mrs. McCumber, Mrs. Fowler, Miss Pirtle, Miss Bowen, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Hornaday, and Mrs. Craddock.
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Sick/Personal Day Forms

Please make sure they are completed and given to your principal in a timely fashion. It throws our system off when we receive those weeks after you were gone.
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Technology Workshops – From Mrs. Smith

PD sessions run from 3:30-4:00. Please let me know if you plan to attend so I have the appropri-ate number of materials ready for you. Also, if you have any suggestions for topics, don't hesi-tate to throw them my way. I would be happy to customize something specific for you. Lastly, if you can't attend a certain time or date, but want to learn about the topic being presented, let me know and we can work something out!

11-20 TCHS 3:30 - Upstairs Computer Lab - Discovery Education
Maybe you are a new user or have noticed Discovery looks slightly different than the last time you used it. Attend this session to learn how to use your Discovery Education Account to its full-est! From building a library to assigning student work, it will all be covered.

12-11 North Ward 3:30 -Computer Lab - Google Slides - Beyond the Slideshow
This session will show you how to use Google Slides for interactive learning as well as some al-ternative ways for students to show you what they know. It isn't just a slideshow platform, even though that's how we initially use it!
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"It's harder to be a minimalist with kids, but it's so much more important." - The Minimalists

 

 

Staff Update - Friday, November 10, 2017

Dates (please check the website for a more complete list)

Veterans Day Program (HS) Friday, November 10
No School – Thanksgiving Wednesday – Friday, November 22-24
School Board Meeting Monday, November 27
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Job Openings

None at this time
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Memorial Trees

This is the time of year when we purchase trees. If you know of anyone who is interested in purchasing a tree in someone's name, please let me know in the next couple of weeks. We are looking planting them in November.
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Sick/Personal Day Forms

Please make sure they are completed and given to your principal in a timely fashion. It throws our system off when we receive those weeks after you were gone.
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Technology Workshops – From Mrs. Smith

Now that XC is over, I am ready to being scheduling some PD sessions that will run from 3:30-4:00. Please let me know if you plan to attend so I have the appropriate number of materials ready for you. Also, if you have any suggestions for topics, don't hesitate to throw them my way. I would be happy to customize something specific for you. Lastly, if you can't attend a certain time or date, but want to learn about the topic being presented, let me know and we can work something out!

11-20 TCHS 3:30 - Upstairs Computer Lab - Discovery Education
Maybe you are a new user or have noticed Discovery looks slightly different than the last time you used it. Attend this session to learn how to use your Discovery Education Account to its full-est! From building a library to assigning student work, it will all be covered.

12-11 North Ward 3:30 -Computer Lab - Google Slides - Beyond the Slideshow
This session will show you how to use Google Slides for interactive learning as well as some al-ternative ways for students to show you what they know. It isn't just a slideshow platform, even though that's how we initially use it!
___________

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - John F. Kennedy

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