Tiger Tracks Inside Edition
Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - September 2, 2019
THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE:
Monday, September 2
Labor Day-NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 3
Update your website bios, teaching schedule, and tutorial times! Link to Schoology!
Tennis @ Dulles (V): 3:00
Wednesday, September 4
College Wear Wednesday
Volleyball: vs Friendswood (Home) 4:30/5:30/6:30
Football vs Foster (F): 5:00
Fall Open House (all teachers): 6:00-8:30 (First period begins at 6:30)
"Tiger tots"--any staffulty member who would like to bring their own children to Open House, STUCO officers will be volunteering their time to care for our kiddos!!! Click here to reserve a spot.
UIL Academic coaches meeting (Library): 5:30
Head coaches meeting (fieldhouse): 6:45 am
Thursday, September 5
Theme Day: White Out-"Blind the Falcons"!
Tech Thursday with Mr. Nichelson: Bring your lunch and we'll provide dessert!
Picture Day - All students will take pictures during their English class
Tennis: vs Dulles (JV)
Football @ Foster (Varsity): 7:00
Friday, September 6
Fridays we wear RED!!!!
End of Progress Report #1 - Grades due by Midnight Sunday! Reminder to log parent contact for all students that are failing!
Tennis @ Morton Ranch (Varsity): 3:00
Volleyball: @ Mayde Creek 4:30/5:30/6:30
New items to complete:
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Student Council will be offering child care during Open House. If you need child care, please use the link to sign up.
BOY Instructional Accommodation Checklists are due SEPTEMBER 13 for all English Learners (ESL). Please turn them in to Ms. Cravens and contact her with any questions.
Overdue "To Do" items
Frontline (Formerly AESOPS)-DEADLINE 8.29.2019 TO COMPLETE
Special Populations Binders
We will post weekly in this section of the newsletter something from a member of our Leadership Team that you can add to your tool kit! We would also love any ideas for our amazing teachers on campus. Submit your teacher toolkit ideas to Ms. Baker!
Nearpod is a student engagement platform that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz's, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on.
Don’t forget to stop by the clinic to do the Epi-Pen administration demonstration if you haven’t yet done it for this year. This is a TEA requirement. Also, the nurses will place an Emergency Card in each of your mailboxes next week. Please complete it and return it to the clinic as soon as possible. Thank you for your attention to this important request.
Ms. Franco, our Professional Learning Lead, now has a form to fill out for any Educational support requests.
Refer to the email from Ms. Spina for specific instructions on 8.14.2019 if you are having trouble navigating through the site.
Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a Support Portal ticker (Formerly CRM ticket) instead of emailing him when you have a request. Thank you!
ALL THINGS ADVISORY
9th grade Access Code: 25JG-6TGZ-63PVB
10th grade Access Code: VH3S-K9X8-5BGJV
11th grade Access Code: JJRJ-J73S-VV69B
12th grade Access Code: 2NQ2-Q2R3-DQTR9
Weekly Advisory Lesson Plans are located in the 1st 9 weeks folder of your appropriate Schoology Course under the appropriate dated week. You MUST log in and JOIN the correct Schoology course to access the videos and materials for this week's lessons.
TEACHER SHOUT OUTS!
Schoology Access Code for all THS Professional Development - 35S22-5WVJF - We have uploaded back to school PD resources here too!
Want a way to award Tiger Pride Points or recognize a student? Submit a positive office referral!
Grading Policy and Reporting Reminders! - PLEASE REVIEW!
- Do NOT put a 0 in on any assignment that was not completed due to student absence - for any reason - until the student has had sufficient time and opportunity to complete the assignment and failed to do so.
- Assignments in grade book must have specific name - i.e. Ch 12 vocab assignment vs Homework 2
- Grades must be entered within 5 days of assignment due date.
- Late Work is accepted - 1 day late is up to 15 points off; 2 days late is up to 30 points off
- Parent contact is required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact
How to Reset Your Network Password
Do you have news to share? Email THS Announcements! (THS.Announcements@fortbendisd.com)
Tiger Tracks Parent Newsletter
Athletic Booster Club Meeting - 6:30 PM
Pep Rally - Activity Schedule
Raising Cane's Fundraiser for THS Dance: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
CBLT Meeting 3:00 PM
Progress Report #2 Ends - UIL Eligibility Check - No Pass/No Play
Houston Teachers family, friends, and guest can enjoy the game at a preferred rate of $15!