GHS Weekly Update

April 11th - April 15th

Hi Team Grissom,

"The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively." - Bob Marley


Hi Team Grissom,


I want to thank you all for your participation in our PD Friday afternoon. Culturally responsive training is important for all of us and it's not an easy training. I appreciate your insight and participation in what is a difficult training.


Please see the "TO DO" list below along with details for the week.


TO DO:

1. Complete the Alabama Transform 2020 Technology Survey

For certified teachers: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/9833223

For assistant principals: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/5153800

2. Watch the ACT Aspire training video:

https://assets.alsde.edu/sites/videos/ALSDE%20Video%20Storage/Forms/Video/videoplayerpage.aspx?ID=922&FolderCTID=0x0120D520A80800FAB4F9EA05928B429679F5F51C05BD56&List=41bfd2d9-df57-4cd1-8a5e-5f6d878e9c6b&RootFolder=%2Fsites%2Fvideos%2FALSDE%20Video%20Storage%2F2016%20ACT%20Aspire%20Online%20Room%20Supervisor%20Presentation%20voice%20over%2FAdditional%20Content&RecSrc=%2Fsites%2Fvideos%2FALSDE%20Video%20Storage%2F2016%20ACT%20Aspire%20Online%20Room%20Supervisor%20Presentation%20voice%20over

3. PAST DUE: Teacher Instructional Plan - Give to Sharon on Monday

4. PAST DUE: Failure List - Give to the appropriate grade level counselor


THIS WEEK:

MONDAY, APRIL 11th

English and Math teachers: STAR testing window opens. You are expected to give the STAR test to all of your students.



TUESDAY, APRIL 12th



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13th

11th grade English classes will give the ACT+ Writing Pre-Test which includes completing the demographic section of their answer document.


Faculty meeting @ 3:20 in the AV room.



THURSDAY, APRIL 14th

Make-up faculty meeting during your planning period in the AV room.



FRIDAY, APRIL 15th



Finish Strong!

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GHS HALL PASS PROCEDURES 2015-2016

Expectations:

  • Students will report to class on time.

  • Teachers will be visible in the hallways/outside classroom door during class change.

  • Once the tardy bell rings, teachers will take attendance EVERY PERIOD via iNow.

  • After 8:05, students must check-in through G-Pod.

  • Administrators, security and HPD will report to designated areas during class change.

  • Each teacher has a GHS Hall Pass and lanyard to give to a student when he/she leaves the classroom. You are expected to use the lanyard and GHS Hall Pass that was given to you last semester. Do not use other hall passes.

    • Only 1 student is allowed out of class at a time, unless a student has to see the nurse.

    • Do not allow multiple students out of your classroom.

    • Please leave Hall Pass instructions in your substitute lesson plans.

    • Students are to use the restroom closest to their classroom.

  • NO students are allowed out of the class the first 5 minutes or the last 5 minutes of class.

  • DO NOT release students early. You must wait until the bell rings.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

April 8th: 1/2 day for students

April 9th: Prom

April 19th: ACT Aspire 10th grade & ACT Plus Writing 11th grade

April 22nd: Weather Day

April 25th: ACT EOC Biology & ACT EOC Physics

April 26th: ACT EOC English 12 & ACT EOC US History

April 27th: ACT EOC English 10 & ACT EOC English 11

April 28th: ACT EOC Algebra 1 & ACT EOC Algebra 2

April 29th: ACT EOC Geometry & ACT EOC Pre-Calculus

May 2nd: AP Exams (Chemistry, Psychology, Environmental Science)

ACT EOC Chemistry

May 3rd: ACT EOC English 9

ACT Plus Writing Make-Up

May 3rd: AP Exams (Comp. Science, Art History, Spanish, Physics)

May 4th: AP Exams (Eng. Lit, Physics 2)

May 5th: AP Exams (Calculus AB/BC, Seminar)

May 6th: AP Exams (US History, Studio Art)

May 9th: AP Exams (Biology, Physics C, Physics M&C)

May 10th: AP Exams (Gov and Pol, French)

May 11th: AP Exams (Eng. Lang, Macro)

May 12th: AP Exams (Comp. Gov, World History, Stats)

May 13th: AP Exams (Human Geography, Micro)

May 16th - May 20th: SchoolNet BM 4

May 23rd - May 26th: Final Exams

May 26th: Graduation @ 5:30