Your "Rotel" Reminder for the Week
iCan@KHES Staff Meetings every Thursday from 3:15 - 4:30
November 20th - NO MEETING due to KHES Open House
November 27th - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
December 4th - Google Forms training with Shannon Bryant
December 11th - Meet with Team Leads only
December 18th - Something FUN will be planned. :)
Upcoming Dates to Remember
11/18 - Student Picture MAKE-UP day
11/20 - OPEN HOUSE/Reflection Contest winners announced
11/21 - Early Release at 12:00
11/24 - 11/28 Thanksgiving Break
12/1 - CEIC meeting at 3:30 pm
12/2 - Severe Weather Drill
12/3 - 1/2 day grade level planning for 2nd & 3rd grade
12/3 - Keller Middle School Band assembly for 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade
12/4 - 1/2 day grade level planning for Kinder & 1st grade
12/5 - Character Assemblies
12/5 - 1/2 day grade level planning for 4th grade
12/10-12/12 - PTA Holiday Shop
12/11 - District personnel & KISD Principals visit KHES to complete walkthroughs
12/15 - 2nd grade Music program
12/19 - Winter Holiday parties/Full day of instruction
12/22 - 1/2 Winter Break
Campus Professional Development - Friday, Nov. 21
12:00 - 1:00 Time is yours for lunch and/or planning
1:00 - 2:45 Team Planning - focus will be on updating TAC, lesson planning and/or developing common assessments in Math or Writing. Please utilize your Go Math, Lone Star & Investigations resources to develop your common assessments in Math and Lucy Calkins or Write Source for Writing.
2:45 All front office blinds will be closed for cleaning purposes. Administration will not have access to view the parking lot. If administration hasn't already found you to give you a warm Thanksgiving hug, please stop by the office!
Please remember to email your Reading A-Z reading levels on or before Friday. I am assuming that our email will be up and running by then. :)
Great Things are Happening because of the Sunshine Committee!
We have lots of fun things planned:
- On Nov. 20th, dinner provided prior to the KHES Open House
- December 1 - February 27th - Every Wednesday is Warm-up/Wind pant Wednesday! You may wear warm ups or wind pants. The Sunshine Committee will also be providing a hot chocolate bar in the teacher's lounge every Wednesday morning.
- December 5th - We are planning our holiday catered dinner/BYOB and white elephant gift exchange. The dinner will be held at Kristen Eriksen's house
- On December 18th we are having a tacky Christmas sweatshirt contest. If you participate you get a jeans pass and could win other great prizes.
Education in Action Fall Nominations
You make a positive impact in your student’s lives everyday within the classroom. Education in Action would like to help you continue this influence with a week-long overnight camp focusing on academics and leadership skills.
Education in Action invites you to nominate your outstanding 4th-8th grade students who meet the following criteria (no limit to the number of students you nominate):
« Maintain an 85 or higher average
« Demonstrate leadership ability
« Involved in their school/community
(Nominated students receive a certificate of teacher recognition from Education in Action.)
Education in Action encourages educators to nominate all eligible students regardless of their financial situation. Students nominated by the November 21st deadline have ample time to take advantage of scholarship/sponsorship opportunities or our new group discount if desired. We work one on one with students that require financial assistance (visit the Financial Aid link at www.educationinaction.org.
We cannot say it enough... THANK YOU! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with the people you love.
Kristen & Jane