McElyea's Minute

KHS PLC Weekly Newsletter March 6, 2015


Next week: Spring Break

Week of March 16th:

  • ENG I and II Intervention
  • PLCs meet on your own as needed to plan lessons and discuss instruction; I will be assisting in English classrooms this week. If you need anything, please email me.
  • Tuesday, March 17th Math and Social Studies Textbook Adoption Meetings with the Publishers (see schedule below)

Week of March 23rd:

  • ALG I Spring Benchmark this week
  • ENG I and II Intervention; I will be assisting in English classrooms this week. If you need anything, please email me.
  • PLCs will participate in STAAR Training with Courtney; She will provide you with a schedule and more information
  • Thursday, March 26th New Math TEKS Training at Region 7

Week of March 30th:

  • Monday, March 30th ENG I EOC
  • Wednesday, April 1st ENG II EOC

Textbook Adoption Meetings with the Publishers: Tuesday, March 17th

Meetings will be held in the PLC Conference Room. Please review the schedule below and let me know if you have any conflicts or questions.

ALG II and Geometry 7:45 - 8:30

Wiley will cover Bowden

Littleton will cover Craig

World Geography 8:30-9:00

(cover first 5 minutes of 2nd period 8:55-9:00)

Wiley will cover Holson

Littleton will cover Mohn

Williams will cover Gaunnt

World History 9:00-9:30

Wiley will cover Blankenship

Littleton will cover Mehringer

Williams will cover Roskos

Economics/Gov't 9:30-10:00

Wiley will cover Isaacs

Littleton will cover Wilson

US History 10:00-10:30 (no cover needed)

Algebra I 12:20-12:50 (no cover needed)

Math Models and Pre-Cal 12:50-1:20

Wiley cover Hefner

Littleton cover Raby

Google Classroom

Please click on the link below to access Stacey's handout from this week's optional training on Google Classroom.

Did you know we have access to Brain Pop for FREE until the end of May?

Check out this awesome resource for all subject areas!


Password: brainpop

This is another FREE resource for 2015 from Region VII. It is great for ELA but could also be used by other subject areas.

To access:

Informational flyer:

New Books Available for you

Check out the following new books in the Teacher Resource Section in the KHS Library.

Don't see what you are looking for? Let us know! We would love to build our teacher resource collection with books that will help you in meeting the needs of your students.

Great Information is shared in this RTI newsletter...

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What can I do for you?

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you. I am here for you!

Christy McElyea, KHS Instructional Specialist

I believe in you.

I believe in our students.

I believe in KHS.

KISD...where every student counts!