Bearcat Brief

February 12, 2018

Notes from Niki

Here's a special Monday edition of the Bearcat Brief (because I forgot to send it on Friday). I hope you had an enjoyable weekend.

It looked like everyone was using their time in vertical teams today effectively. I heard a lot of conversations about curriculum and saw a lot of you share resources. I am thankful for these full days, I have a much greater sense of accomplishment at the end of them than the rushed half-day sessions.

The legislative session has a lot of hot-button education bills rolling out of committee in the upcoming weeks. I hope you are staying up on your professional organizations' updates regarding charter school expansion, educational savings accounts, and others and conveying your opinions to your representatives and senators.

  • Bearcat Times are done- please review, make any necessary changes, and then share with students 3rd hour
  • Don't forget we have a faculty meeting tomorrow
  • morning
  • If you need test tickets for the practice GLA's, please send me an email with your dates and I will get them printed out. Maranda or I will get you added in as students so you have your own login if you are wanting to project the test on your Smart Board.

Professional Reading/ Resources:

Upcoming Events


February 12- Professional Development Day

February 13- Faculty Meeting, 7:30 (PBIS team presents)

February 14- Scoliosis Screening (Happy Valentine's Day)

February 15- Science Fair Work Night (tentative)

February 15- HMS Parent Involvement Meeting, 6:30

February 19- Makeup Day, School is in Session

February 20- Freshman Orientation for current 8th- grade students, 6:00 at the HS

February 22- Science Fair Work Night (tentative)

February 23- Student of the Month Assembly

February 27- 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball vs. Washington, 5:30

February 28- HMS Student Council Meeting, 3:15- 5:00


March 1- Science Fair Work Night (tentative)

March 1- 7th and 8th Grade Girls Volleyball@ Owensville, 5:30

March 2- Families In Action Dance @HMS

March 5- 9- National School Breakfast Week

March 5-9- National School Social Work Week

March 5- PBIS Leadership Team Training @Heart of Missouri RPDC

March 6- Statewide Tornado Drill

March 8- Science Fair Work Night (tentative)

March 8- 7th and 8th Grade Girls Volleyball@ St. Clair Middle School, 12:30

March 8- School Board Meeting

March 9- Read-In Day, Dress like your favorite book character, lunch with loved ones