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Vol.1 Ed. 40

The Coyote Way Week 40

The last week of school has arrived!!! We have lots of events happening this week and the introductions of our two new Administrators!


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Semester Exam Schedule

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2018-2019 Administrative Responsibilities List

Welcome Mrs. Ferry as one of our New High School Administrators

I grew up in South Jersey and graduated from LaSalle University, in Philadelphia with a Bachelors in Secondary Education and Social Sciences. In 2005, I moved to Florida with my husband and began teaching World History at Gulf High School. The following year I began teaching Advanced Placement within the IB program. I have served as a PLC facilitator, World F.A.I.R. sponsor (a schoolwide fundraiser for international relief), National History Society sponsor, and AVID Content lead.

In 2016-2017, I was a finalist for Pasco County Teacher of the Year. The following year I applied and was accepted into the Gulf Coast Partnership Program where I served as the Administrative Intern at River Ridge Middle School. I recently graduated from the University of South Florida with a Masters in Educational Leadership. Personally, I have been married to my high school sweetheart for the last ten years. I have three small boys, ages 8, 5 & 3.

Congratulations to Mrs. Gricoski for becoming our one of our New High School Administrators!

I am very excited to be your new Assistant Principal at Cypress Creek starting this upcoming school year! I started working with Pasco County Schools in 1998 at Pine View Middle School, as an secretary in the guidance office. After becoming an instructional assistant in discipline at PVMS, I graduated with my Bachelors in Elementary Education in 2006 from Saint Leo University and transferred to a teaching position in November 2006. Throughout my experience as an educator, I have taught science, language arts, and math. I returned to Saint Leo for my Masters in Educational Leadership and graduated in 2011. I was accepted into Pasco County’s National Educator Program in 2016. In August 2017, I moved to Cypress Creek to teach math and was given the opportunity to be High School Athletic Director shortly after. Opening a new school has been a rewarding experience. I grew up in Tampa and moved to Land O’ Lakes in 1993. I have been married for 24 years and have three children, two girls and a boy. My two oldest daughters live in Tennessee and my son, the youngest, is about to graduate from Land O’ Lakes High School.

Week 40- May 21-May 25

Monday May 21

Take your kid to work day!

District Exams: Periods 2 and 5

Engineering Classes Launching Model Rockets all week


Tuesday May 22

District Exams: Periods 3 and 6

7am- Girl's Golf Informational Meeting Room 3-107

2pm- Girl's Golf Informational Meeting Room 3-107


Wednesday May 23

District Final Exams Periods 4 and 1

Lunch is 5th Period not 4th

6pm- Middle School Parent Night: College and Career Prep in Cafe


Thursday May 24

District Exam Make Ups only

8am-9am-Middle School Academic Awards Ceremony

9:30-10:30- High School Academic Awards Ceremony

6pm- Growler Athletic Awards Night at Wesley Chapel Performing Arts Center


Friday May 25

Student's Last Day

8am- 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Save the Date: Staff Summer Retreat

Staff Summer Retreat

July 25th and July 26th

8am-3pm both days


Open House

August 20th, 2018

6pm-8pm


2018-2019 Voluntary Move-In Date

July 23, 2018

8am-3pm

We have a Nearpod Subscription!

We have subscription to Nearpod effective now till the end of next school year. If you would like to be added to our school account and get access to all the free lessons please fill out the form below and I will add you. Personal emails will not be added just school emails.


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Join us for our Growler Awards

Join us on May 24th for our inaugural All-Sports Athletic Awards Celebration for all of our Middle and High School Sports programs. This is an awesome team event where we celebrate our athletes, coaches, and all of their athletic accomplishments this year at CCMHS. The event will be held on the Wesley Chapel High School campus. There will be light appetizers in the gym from 6:00pm until 6:30pm, and the awards ceremony will take place promptly at 6:30pm in the Center for the Performing Arts at Wesley Chapel High. We do ask that all athletes and coaches dress professionally for this prestigious event. Think of this as our Coyote “ESPY” Awards!

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Take your kid to Work Day for Pasco Teachers is May 21

District employees who wish to bring their son or daughter to work with them may do so on Monday, May 21. Employees also must prearrange their children’s absences with their principals and teachers if they plan to participate on May 21.This should only be children 5 years olds and older (school age children). Please fill out the form below if you plan on brining your child.


Staff Child RSVP

Trauma Informed Care Book Study Extension

Coyote Nation team members, in our efforts to build a rock-solid foundation grounded in a growth mindset, working as a community, and leading responsibly, Mrs. Hetzler-Nettles has kindly agreed to extend the deadline for our Trauma Informed Book Study. She recognizes that everyone has a lot on their plates right now and how much staff members want to deeply engage with the insights in the book. To give you all more time to own your education and create meaning when responding to prompts on our Canvas course you may have until the end of July to complete the course. Those who wish to Tweet-up instead of the full Canvas experience please email me so I can contact you in June and July to Tweet-up.

Trauma informed Care is important enough to us to do it right. We are dedicated to our success, even if it means one small step a time.

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