Friday Flash Forward

Focusing on the Future - January 18th to January 22nd

Bananagrams Challenge - For 6th Graders only

SCHEDULE - Spirit Week

Monday, January 18th

  • NO SCHOOL - Martin King Luther Jr. Day
Tuesday, January 19th
  • B Day - HAT DAY
  • 1:51 pm - CPT
  • 11:59 pm - DEADLINE for grades and comment input for 2nd quarter *We have a request in to extend input time. We will let you know as soon as we know.

Wednesday, January 20th

  • 1:51 pm - TDT
Thursday, January 21st
  • Tonya will be out of the building for Leading Blended Learning PD
Friday, January 22nd
  • A Day - TWIN DAY

Report Card Input Dates - January 15 to MIDNIGHT 20th

Report Card Distribution - January 25th





Released Items - Can use with students for them to get used to the format of the questions

Educator Resources

Online Practice Tests - For use with students to practice taking the test on the computer

Tutorial Practice - Begin to have students do this so that they know how all the tools in the online test work.

Test Administrator Manual - All staff need to begin to read. Be sure you download 2016 Grades 6-8 Computer Based

Confidentiality Clause Needed as Signature Line for All Email Accounts

Follow these directions to add the required confidentiality clause:

1. Click on gear icon in top right corner of email account.

2. Click on settings.

3. Scroll down to Signature section.

4. Copy and paste the following into the box:

Confidentiality Clause:

This e-mail and any attachments thereto contain privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the sender and the recipients(s) to whom this e-mail is specifically addressed. If the reader of this e-mail or any attachments thereto is not the intended recipient or an agent of the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination or copying of this e-mail or attachments is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify sender immediately by return e-mail and delete all messages and any attachments pertaining to this e-mail. Thank you.

5. Scroll to the very bottom and click SAVE.

Crystal Apple Award Winners presented by Horace Mann

Barnes and Noble - My Favorite Teacher Essay Contest - Submit Completed Entries to Tonya

Who Can Participate: Middle and High School Students.

Here's How It Works: Students write an essay, poem, or thank-you letter (500 words or less, in English on 8.5" x 11" white paper) sharing how a teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire them. Each entry should be submitted with the entry form and a parent or legal guardian must sign the entry form acknowledging that they have read the Official Contest Rules. Deadline for entries is March 1, 2016. Winners are selected, and the local store and community celebrations begin! Forms must be postmarked by March 1, 2016.

What Students Get: The students who author the winning essays, poems, or thank-you letters will receive a certificate of recognition and be honored at their local store during a ceremony for the winning teachers from their schools. In addition, the Student who authors the winning essay, poem, or thank-you letter for the teacher that wins the “Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year” will also receive a $500 Barnes & Noble gift certificate and NOOK device.

What Teachers Get: The winning teachers will be recognized at a special event at their local Barnes & Noble store and will receive a special award acknowledging their achievement and additional recognition and praise from their community. The five regional winning teachers will each receive a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card. The winner of the "Barnes & Noble Teacher of the Year" award will receive $5,000 and will be recognized at a special event at a Barnes & Noble store. The winning teacher's school will receive $5,000 as well.

Complete Website

Entry Form

It is important that you revisit these memos throughout the week. It is a living document and can be updated as needed.