Monday Talk

December 7, 2015

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**Please continue to lift up Dawn Priest’s mother!

**CONGRATS Brooke....It Is A Girl!!!!

(Please email me if there is any celebrations or sharing that needs to be added to our Monday Talks…..if I miss anything please let me know……thanks)

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This Week of Events at Highfalls

December 7

Faculty Meeting Professional Development with Laura Dendy; Behavioral Tools and Strategies for the Classroom

Progress Reports Grades K-8

Parent Advisory Committee 6:00pm Media Center

December 8

Faculty Christmas Bowling Party!!!!!

December 9

PLC Design Room Plannings

December 10

Athletic Booster Club Meeting 6:00 Media Center

December 11

Goodie Day!!!!! Hosted by August- December birthdays & Mike Maness

Next Events at Highfalls

December 14

Breakfast Biscuits!!!

Faculty Meeting 2:45

December 15

Sandras Doughnuts

PTA Meeting Featuring the K-2 Christmas Musical 6:00 pm

December 16

Christmas Lunch catered by Valentis

December 17

Goodie Day!!!! Hosted By January- July Birthdays

Band/Orchestra/Guitar Christmas Concert 6:00 pm

December 18

Early Release 11:30 for All Students

All Christmas Decorations Must Be Packed Away

December 21-Jan 1

Dec. 21 Optional Teacher WorkDay

Christmas / Winter Break

January 4

School Resumes 7:15am

Christmas Staff Bowling Party: Please Click Link Below!!!!

On-Site Professional Development

Book Study (Media Center 2:45pm)

September 21st Chapters 1 and 2

October 12th Chapter 3

October 26th Chapter 4

November 9th Chapter 5

November 23rd Chapter 6

December Chapter 7-9 TBA

Literacy PD (Media Center 2:45 pm)

September 2nd Monitoring/Clarifying (“Fix-up Strategies”)

October 7th Making Connections/Activating Background Knowledge

November 4th Visualizing

December 2nd Evaluating/Determining Importance

Math PD

September 16th MP1 and Problem Solving Strategies

October 21st MP2 and Number Talks

November 18th MP3 and Thinking Aloud

December 16th MP4 and Modeling

Daily Expectations for Soaring to Excellence

Bell to Bell Instruction

Alignment to Standards


Student Engagement

Differentiated Instruction

Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"

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