PHS Staff Update
January 11th, 2016
PHS Celebrates the New Gym!
This week, we have a staff meeting Monday afternoon, PLN/Department meetings Wednesday, TC and Site Council Thursday, and 8th Grade Parent Night Thursday night. Whew!
Schloesser Makes a Splash!
Take a Look at the New Website!
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Replaces NCLB
One thing we count on in the school business is reform. In the case of the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the accountability question has been sent back to the states for the first time since the Reagan era. That's why the LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) is so important since it should provide the roadmap for assessing how we do as a school. Below are two varying viewpoints on ESSA to check out. We will spend some further time on this down the road...
Why new education law is good for children -- NY Times
COMING UP January Events
January 11th - Staff Meeting
January 11th - Cheer Fundraiser @ Lagunitas @ 5:30pm
January 11th-14th- Elective Passport - Students visits during tutorial
January 13th - Wednesday - Dept Meeting/PLN
January 14th - Trojan Connections (Elective Passport)
January 14th - Site Council
January 14th - Club Rush2
January 14th - 8th Grade Parent Night
January 16th - Varsity Jazz Ensemble at the Mystic w/ Con Brio
January 18th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL
January 20th - Tech Wednesday
January 23rd - Winter Formal dance
February 6th - Crab Feed
February 18th - ELAC Meeting
February 25th - AP/Honors Evening
Con Brio - January 16th
Don't miss the Varsity Jazz Ensemble @ The Mystic Theatre, performing a benefit concert for the PHS Music Dept. on January 16th at the Mystic Theatre with headliner "Con Brio." Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6339285&pl=mystic
See the poster below!