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Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - March 25, 2019


Monday, March 25

Happy Monday!

Have you turned in all accommodation logs for 3rd 9 weeks?

Have you completed and documented parent contact for all students that were unsuccessful 3rd 9 weeks? Remember - Student Teacher Conference Form should be completed for ALL of these students - see button below for link to form. This will be part of check out.

It's time for March ROAR Awards! Nominate by Friday! And....don't forget about Positive Office Referrals as well!

Tuesday, March 26

TIGER TUESDAY: The future is BRIGHT for Baseball and Softball! Wear Neon!!

Softball: v BHS 4:30, 6:00

Baseball: v BHS 7:00

Wednesday, March 27

College Wear Wednesday

Faculty Meetings - Every period during your conference or after school 2:55-3:40

Thursday, March 28

SAT School Day Pre-Administration Session (end of third, advisory, start of 4th) - only dismiss students on THIS LIST - Thank you!

Tech Thursday - P223 - During All Lunches - Come Learn about Adobe Spark!

Graduation Item Delivery - All Lunches

Track: Meet AT TRAVIS 4:30

Friday, March 29

It's FRIDAY, We Wear RED!!!

DEADLINE: Nominate a Student for March ROAR Awards!

DEADLINE: Teacher Course Verification Lists due to Counselors on shared document (only for those that receive these Monday)

Graduation Item Delivery - All Lunches!

Girls Soccer PLAYOFF! DOUBLE POINTS! Legacy Stadium 5:30 v Tompkins

Good Luck Tennis at Klein ISD Tournament!

Good Luck Track at University of Texas Meet!

Baseball: @KHS 7:00 PM

Softball: vs Elkins 4:30, 6:00

Afrofest 7:00 PM - Auditorium

Saturday, March 30

Track - University of Texas Meet

Good Luck to JV Softball at Tournament!

This week's Tiger Shout Out goes to our AWESOME Blended Learning Cohort Team!! Thank you Mr. Nichelson, Ms. Franco, Ms. Roberts, Ms. Garrett, Ms. Spina, Mr. Terwelp, Ms. Dohnalik, Ms. Lewis, Mr. Barocio, Ms. Smith, Ms. Marsh, Ms. K. Anderson, Mr. Salazar, and Ms. LaBuhn! We are excited to have you lead us as we implement the Technology Toolkit in PHASE 1!!!!

It's Time for March ROAR Awards!

Click Here to recognize a student that has shown Outstanding Academic Results due to hard work and effort! Thank you for taking the time to RECOGNIZE your Tigers!
Student Teacher Conference Form

Updated form for 2nd semester

Use of Edgenuity for Grade Repair

Thank you to all of our teachers that are utilizing grade repair in Edgenuity to increase student success! Please remember that if you are assigning units or lessons in Edgenuity for grade repair - you must use those courses marked Blended. OC and CR are for full credit classes.

If you are not yet taking advantage of Edgenuity for grade repair and would like additional information, please contact Mrs. Blake or Coach Lane. They can assist you with log in procedures and assigning lessons.

Don't forget to recognize your students with a POSITIVE OFFICE REFERRAL!!

The Positive Office Referral should be used when a teacher wishes to reward a student for something academic or behavioral. This differs from the ROAR award in that Positive Office referrals can be issued at any time and for any positive behavior worthy of reward. The ROAR award is for students working hard over a period of time and producing academic results. To submit a Positive Office Referral, CLICK HERE. Students that receive a POR will be called in by an administrator and will also be awarded 25 Tiger Pride points!

Teacher Toolkit

Click Here for a great video on teaching students the skills needed to be effective students. We have talked a lot about students that don't understand how to "play school". You can model many of these skills in your classroom to help struggling learners figure it out!

Professional Growth Opportunity through Peer Observation!

As discussed at the faculty meeting, we are rolling out opportunities to observe other teachers to see the many amazing things we have going on at Travis High School!! Use the links below to request to observe another teacher and/or let us know you are willing and able to be observed!

To have your name added to the Tiger Board (volunteering to allow others into your classroom), please use this link or add your name to the Tiger Board in the front office behind the mailboxes: https://goo.gl/forms/7jK0Im7OS0bvqDSD2

If you or your PLC would like to observe classrooms, please use this request link: https://goo.gl/forms/qLZNDRfCTr4w4vOq2

Exemption Information


- If a student is doubled up in Science, can they exempt both? Yes, they can as long as they don't exceed the total number of exemptions.. For example, a junior may choose to exempt two science courses, 1 social studies, 1 math, and choose to take their English final.

- What absences count towards exemptions? All absences coded E and U will be counted towards exemption totals. T and L will also count - 3 tardies/lates equals 1 absence for exemption purposes.

Don't Forget to Sign Up for your Biometric Screening!

Important Dates for Seniors - Spring 2019

Senior Teachers - Please POST!

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April 5

PR 7 Ends

April 9

STAAR EOC English 1

SAT School Day

TSI Testing

Campus Wide Testing Day - There will be NO regularly scheduled classes.

April 10

Powder Puff Pep Rally - Activity Schedule

April 11

STAAR EOC English 2

Powder Puff Football Game

April 19

Good Friday Holiday - No School

April 22

Student Holiday - Professional Development Day

Exams and Reviews due to Department Chairs


Check out Advisory Courses in Schoology!

9th grade Access Code: 9RPJK-MPNR7

10th grade Access Code: MTPC8-VJHXW

11th grade Access Code: 6P8DB-Q3QXP

12th grade Access Code: VWF3J-W62C3

Weekly Advisory Lesson Plans are located in the 4th 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.

REMINDER! Power Points should be downloaded to computer from Schoology to view embedded videos and hear the voice overs!

Fridays We Wear RED - Tiger Pride Points Link


Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a CRM ticket instead of emailing him when you have a request. If he spends his time putting in your tickets, he loses time to work on the tickets! Click Here for instructions. THANK YOU!

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