A Note from the Principal's Desk

Week of October 19, 2015

Fall Break October 12-16, 2015

Enjoy your break!


Football Playoffs October 14, 2015 at 5 p.m. @ CAMS


Atlanta Aliens vs. Hot Shots October 17, 2015 @ 7-9 p.m. Broadcasted live by 107.9 at CAMS.

Staff Recognition

Mr. Walls, FBLA, and student participants did a fantastic job at our 1st Annual Talent Show. Way to go! Thanks Mrs. Mayfield and Dr. Gardner for participating!


Thanks Ms. Douglas for leading great RTI meetings this week!

Week at A Glance



10/19/15

1. Grade Level Meetings during planning

Attendance Talks - Who's been absent? Make calls after 2 absences.

2. Literacy Planning for Enrichment



*Enrichment Schedules change.

*Detailed Progress Reports go home

*SS/SC Department Meeting


10/20/15

Social Studies & Science PLC

1) Data Teams Process

2) Identify students who score at mastery, near mastery, and remediation.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation.


*ELA department meeting


10/21/15

Instructional Meeting during Planning

Bring your Grading Plan

*Math department Meeting



10/22/15

Math & ELA PLC

1) Data Teams Process

2) Identify students who score at mastery, near mastery, and remediation.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation.

4) Discuss PBL course




10/23/15

STEM Committee Meeting

RTI Meetings during planning

Standards-Based Grading Overview

Welcome to the Discovering Project Based Inquiry Learning online course at Georgia Tech

Math and Science Teachers and administrators will be taking the PBL course from GA Tech. You should have received an email from Kristen Anderson with the details.


Once you have logged in, go to the Pre-Course Activities folder. There, you will need to complete the Background Survey and post your Participant Biography by October 25.

Georgia Milestones Scores should be released soon!


When will scores be released?

Scores are scheduled to be released on October 15, 2015 to school districts. Next, the scores will be released to principals. And, finally scores will be available to teachers through SLDS and Infinite Campus.


When will students get their scores?

Individual student reports should be delivered to the schools by mid November.


How will we communicate scores to students and parents?

We will follow the direction of our central office. It is important that all GSCS students receive their scores at the same time.


How will we disaggregate scores?

The administrative team will review scores.

There will be a called Leadership Team Meeting to review scores.

Scores will be reviewed in PLCs.


Stay tuned...