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Vol.1 Ed. 37

The Coyote Way Week 38

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Assessment Calendar

Algebra 1 and Grade 10 Reading are two tests students are required to take and pass in order to graduate. It is imperative that student's scheduled to take the test get to school on time and are present both days of the test.

Mon 5/7 Algebra 1 EOC Session 1/Geometry EOC make-up Session 1/AP Psychology

Tues 5/8 Algebra 1 EOC Session2/Geometry EOC make-up Session 2

Wed 5/9 10th Grade FSA Reading Session 1/9th Grade FSA Reading Session 1 Make-up

Thur 5/10 10th Grade FSA Reading Session 2/9th Grade FSA Reading Session 2 Make-up

Fri 5/11 AP US History/US History EOC make-up

Week 38- May 7-May 13

Monday May 7

PTSA Pancake Breakfast in workroom

Algebra 1 EOC Session 1/Geometry EOC make-up Session 1

12pm-4pm- AP Psychology Test

6pm- PTSA General Assembly Meeting in Cafeteria

Tuesday May 8

Snacks will be provided in all of the teacher lounges

Algebra 1 EOC Session2/Geometry EOC make-up Session 2

2pm- American History Documentary Tuesday in 3-204

2pm- World History Exam Prep in 3-202

6pm- High School Parent Information Night: The College Application

Wednesday May 9

Lunch will be provided by Rice N Beans in the cafeteria teacher lounge

10th Grade FSA Reading Session 1/9th Grade FSA Reading Session 1 Make-up


3pm- American Sign Language and English Honor Society Inductions in Cafeteria

Thursday May 10

Ice Cream Social and prize give away's (must be present to win) 2 pm cafeteria

10th Grade FSA Reading Session 2/9th Grade FSA Reading Session 2 Make-up

2pm- Mandatory Faculty Meeting in Cafeteria

6pm- NJHS Induction Ceremony in Cafeteria

Friday May 11

AP US History/US History EOC make-up

ALL Lunches- Photobooth pictures $2 for journalism fundraiser

7pm- Improve Troupe Performance in Cafeteria

Saturday May 12

8am- Saturday Detention

3pm-10pm- Relay for Life

Student Summer Meals

Coming this summer to Cypress Creek Middle High School! Community summer meal program! More information to come soon.

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Summer Reading Endorsement Course Offerings

Pasco County Schools offers five reading endorsement courses throughout the school year and summer to provide our teachers an opportunity to add the endorsement to their teaching certificate. In order to receive the endorsement, teachers complete courses that develop their understanding of the foundations of language, research of best practices, assessment, and differentiation in reading, as well as a semester practicum. Once all five courses are successfully completed, teachers can add the endorsement to their certificate.

Attached is a document that lists the courses offered this summer, their myPGS course number, and details about dates that the courses run for the summer. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Hatten.

Principal Approved Assessment (PAA)- Semester Exam

Attached is a searchable database that identifies courses requiring a Principal Approved Assessment (PAA) when there is no other course standards assessment in place. Please take a look at this document to determine if you will be administering a PAA.

An assessment can be approved, by the principal or designee, as long as the following requirements are met:

  • The assessment is a valid format (ie: selected response, constructed response, project-based assessments, adjudicated performances, practical application assignments or any combination).
  • The teacher has justified that the assessment is aligned to standards assigned to this course.
  • The assessment measures student mastery of content at the necessary level of rigor for the course.
  • Scoring procedures and/or rubrics accompany the assessment.

It is the responsibility of the teacher to present the assessment to their supervising administrator prior to Monday, May 7, 2018. If you have any questions about the process, please do not hesitate to contact your supervising administrator.

Interested in Teaching Extended School Year over the Summer?

Our extended School Year Summer program will run from June 11th through July 14th with a planning day on June 8th.. The hours will be from 8:00 – 12:00 four days a week. I am looking for 5 educators who are able to work successfully with struggling students, and who are highly motivated and passionate about education. I will be hiring for the core content areas, to serve both middle school and high and school along with 1 VE teacher. If you interested please submit your application by Wednesday April 18th.

Click here for the application!

Register to get your points for attending PLCs

School-based PLC Courses in myPGS

Please be sure you have registered in myPGS for our School-Based PLC course for the 2017-18 school year. To register, log into myPascoConnect and click on the myPGS icon. Once in myPGS, click on the Courses tab. In the search field type PLC and click Search. Find the course listed for our school and click Register. If you cannot access the course, contact Lisa Luker at

Assistant Principal Eligibility Process

The summer advertisement for the AP eligibility process will be open from Monday, April 30th through Friday, May 11th. Interested individuals can get more information on requirements and the process by visiting the Leading and Learning website at: