St. Croix Central High School

Staff Newsletter: September 2, 2019


Our Vision of Learning

In full support of our district mission and vision, we at SCC High School are committed to...

Creating a learning experience built on creativity, choice, efficiency, and engagement, resulting in high-achieving and creative problem-solvers who take intellectual risks to discover the world around them and maximize their potential.


We Have the Power to...

  • SERVE others
  • show EMPATHY
  • LIFT others UP

This Week

PLC Morning Greeting This Week: MATH Dept.

Tuesday, September 3

All Day: It's a great day to be a Panther!

Wednesday, September 4

7:30 am - 7:55 am - Content Level PLC

Focus on PPG Development

  • finalize 3-5 best instructional practices
  • select 1 that you can use for your individual PPG
  • how will you measure its effectiveness?
  • discuss/write your PPG
2:50 pm - 3:20 pm - Activity Meetings
  • Let Jason know if your activity group is having a meeting

Thursday, September 5

All Day: It's a great day to be a Panther!

Friday, September 6

7:30 am - 7:55 am - PBIS Meeting - Large Conference Room

Words of Wisdom: Herman Munster's Advice


Thank you for your outstanding effort, kindness, excellence, and selflessness.

Tera Hinzman - For finding an excellent online tool to help our students improve graphing skills!

Chris Deno - Always there to answer my questions and help with the wizardry of scheduling issues. You are awesome!

Tracy Klein - Tracy is guiding me through the start of my very first career, and has been nothing short of amazing while helping me navigate a whole new world! I can't thank her enough for what she has, and will continue to teach me!

All Staff - I have been welcomed beyond what I ever imagined by every single person in this building, and I do truly believe that the staff at this school and district have something special. Having seen other schools, nothing adds up to what we have here and I am thankful to be a part of this family. Thank you to everyone, you are appreciated.

Carolyn Lent - Printed the MS volleyball forms, and helped me survive my first practice!

Ari Wirebaugh - Helped keep my sanity over at the middle school, and helped move my things across the school to a new room! We also had a great first day co-teaching!

Tracy Klein - Led a fantastic Pathfinder Day!

Kurt Soderberg & Jason Koele - I appreciate their leadership & am thankful to be working with them.

Courtney Hawkins - Listens to my rants!

Jerry Wold - Cleaned up the spilled sour milk in the library!

Mitch Klimek - Being a great mentor. Disliking small dogs. Loving green and yellow skittles. Fabulous.

Kurt Soderberg - Hosted a fun back-to-school gathering

Kurt Soderberg & Jason Koele - Created an engaging, interactive assembly.

Dani Wollberg, Logan Kimberly, & Carolyn Lent - Sorting through some TeacherEase ideas.

Jason Koele - He provides great energy and leadership while managing 1 billion tasks.

All New Staff - Seamless adjustment to our building. Awesome additions.

Lori Cress, Wendy Hoverson, Chris Deno - Making it happen to get us off to a great start.

Tracy Klein, Travis Madigan, Duane Jourdeans, & Ty Ketz - Pathfinder Leadership - the great first day for the class of 2023.

Jen Staidl & Jenna Scheithauer - Presenting to the staff on EduClimber. Very helpful.

Duane Jourdeans - Positive priming has made a difference in our school already.

Kurt Soderberg and Jason Koele - For the incredible exchange during the birthday game. That was absolutely hilarious! Also kept that morning meeting really entertaining for all of us!

Ty Ketz - Provided a sweet playlist for morning greeting on Friday!

Entire Staff - Greeting the students with much love! I know it means a lot to them.

Courtney Hawkins - Helping me with YA and ACT 59 information-your help and expertise are greatly appreciated

Garrett Wenzel - Helping me come up with ideas and leads to help find employers for our School to Work students; also passing along tour/field trip opportunities that I can share with the School to Work students who may benefit from them

Tammy Simonson, Shelly Tollefson, Pam Stave, & Carol Hauge - Working so hard to prepare great food for the students and staff.

Jeanette Turbeville - Thank you so much for picking up when I needed you! No questions asked, you just supported. Thank you!

The Gang - For being critical to the success of the Panther Nation

Sandy Weitgenant - Took the extra time to make our doorway welcoming to our students

Jenna Scheithauer - Always has a positive perspective to share about all situations and her enthusiasm for Educlimber! :)

Adam Sheldon and Kamen Flanders - Always willing to do what is best for students, even for the more difficult students

Steph Posta and Autumn Voigt - Always willing to help me out when I need it!! Also for working their tails off for our virtual students and families!!

Jen Staidl - Informational meeting about her student so we can help start his year in a positive way.

Pathfinder Leaders - Great work with all the activities to get the freshmen and new students excited to be in high school.

Tracie Crowley - All your hard work with the Youth Apprenticeship and School to Work program. It’s great to hear about all the opportunities our students will have!!

New Staff - Bringing your excitement to our staff and students! Excellent job!!

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