Bearcat Brief

October 21, 2016

Professional Reading:

This one Piqued my Interest

Try reading this article with the lens of "Growth Mindset" and "Assessment for Learning vs. Grade Grabbing" rather than the "Boo-hoo, you got a B" lens.

Defining Kindness

This article has a headline of Pre-School, but seems highly relevant to me (besides, who doesn't love Mark Ruffalo).
Worried that students don't read closely enough on the computer? Read this one.

HMS on Social Media

Please send me pictures from class or good news to share on Twitter and Facebook!

Upcoming Events


October 21- Book Fair begins

October 23- 28- Red Ribbon Week

October 24- 7/8 Grade Girls Basketball vs. Pacific (Pack the Gym) 5:30, Book Fair Open

  • Book- Maribeth, Clock- Josh V, Gate- Kara E, Concessions- Still Needed

October 25- 7/8 Grade Girls Basketball cs. Union, 5:30

  • Book- Hosick, Clock- Still Needed, Gate- Burns, Concessions- Still Needed

October 27- Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1:15- 7:00; Parent Advisory Committee Meeting, 6:00

October 28- October 31- Fall Break

Technology Ideas