TEAM TALK

10-17-16

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Thank You

Mrs. Rodenbaugh and Mr. Shuster - A big shout out to Mrs. Rodenbaugh and Mr. Shuster for their work in making our Homecoming Ceremony super special. We appreciate all of the work and dedication they put into making sure this was an memorable and special Homecoming.


Mrs. DeLena - A huge applause goes out to Mrs. DeLena for her work with the Reality Fair. This was a tremendous success at PGHS. Thank You Mrs. DeLena for your hardwork, dedication, and committment to make the Reality Fair a Success.

Week Ahead

Monday: 1 hour meeting day - PLC

Tuesday: Leadership Meeting in the Office Conference Room


Wednesday: PSAT's & Congressman Costello Visits in afternoon.


Thursday: Act 80 Day (Work on DI Supervision, SLO's, and Course Proposals)


Friday: Professional Development Day - See My Learning Plan.

Important Updates

  • Consistency - It's important that we continue to be consistent with the following:
* No Phones, Earbuds, or Headphones out during instructional time
* Hallway Supervision - It's important all teachers stand by their doors between the exchange of classes.
* Teach to the Bell


  • PSAT's Tomorrow - PSAT's will be taken tomorrow for all 10th and some 11th graders.

  • Congressman Costello Visits PGHS - Congressman Costello will be visiting PGHS tomorrow for Shadow a Principal Day. He will be visiting classes, talking with our Student Government, and getting to see a glimpse of the day in the life of a principal. This is in support of Shadow A Principal program through the National Association of Secondary School Principals. This program is designed to help policy makers understand the daily workings of a public school experience and see firsthand the role and responsibilities of principals. Congressman Costello will be walking through building from 1:30 p.m. until dismissal.

  • Naturalization Ceremony - Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. Students will be called down between 12:00-12:10 p.m. See the schedule below. We adjusted the periods so we don't lose Periods 6 and 7 again.

  • Flu Clinic Reminder - October 19, 2016 – High School (library classroom)

    2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

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Engagement - Student Voice

As we focus on engaging students, we will be learning about nurturing Student Voice in your classroom. Below are some great articles to learn more about Student Voice.
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Listen, Learn, and Lead

Dr. Ziegler will be in the Library during the times below to Listen, Learn, and Lead about how we can make our school better for every student. These meetings are completely VOLUNTARY and Bill has no agenda but to listen and learn.

Listen: He will listen to your ideas on how to improve our school for students.

Learn: He will learn with you a new learning tool that you are interested in trying or exploring.

Lead: He will partner with you in leading something that achieves success for every student.


Dates: Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 2:25 p.m. in the Library

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Mark Your Calendar - A Look Ahead

10/17/16 - Monday - Team Meeting


10/17/16 - Monday - High School PTSA Meeting - High School Library - 7:30 pm


10/18/16 - Tuesday - Leadership Meeting - Library - 2:25 pm


10/19/16 - Wednesday - PSAT - High School - 7:30 am - 10:30 am


10/19/16 - Wednesday - Listen, Learn, & Lead session - Library - 2:25 pm


10/20/16 - Thursday - ACT 80 Day - High School dismisses at 12:17 pm

10/21/16 - Friday - Staff Development - No School for students


10/24/16 - Monday - 1 hour meeting day - PLC


10/25/16 - Tuesday - School Board Meeting - District Office - 7:30 pm


11/1/16 - Tuesday - Leadership Meeting - Library - 2:25 pm


11/2/16 - Wednesday - Music League PTA Meeting - High School Library - 7:00 pm


11/7/16 - Monday - 1 hour meeting day - PLC


11/8/16 - Tuesday - Staff Development - No School for students


11/14/16 - Monday - Department Meeting


11/15/16 - Tuesday - Leadership Meeting - Library - 2:25 pm


11/16/16 - Wednesday - Listen, Learn, & Lead session - Library - 2:25 pm


11/18/16 - Friday - High School Winter Sports Start


11/21/16 - Monday - Parent/Teacher Conference - 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


11/22/16 - Tuesday - Parent/Teacher Conference - 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


11/23/16 - Wednesday - No School


11/24/16 - Thursday - No School


11/25/16 - Friday - No School


11/28/16 - Monday - Team Meeting