Tiger Tracks

By Julie Shore, Principal

Staff Edition Feb. 5th, 2016

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Celebrations

Help our Tiger Athletics and support the Sport-A-Thon.

If you purchase a Sport-A-Thon t-shirt from Feb. 10th-Feb. 17th in the Ladies coaches office for $5 you may proudly wear that t-shirt with jeans on February, 17th all day to school. Help support our TIGERS!!!

To Do: ALL STAFF

Campus Test Coordinator updates-Mrs. Tiffany Johnson

**If you have trouble opening the link to watch the video or print the oath. The link is from the district server. Please e-mail me. Thank you!



ATTENTION ALL FACULTY: Please make sure you view the Test Administrator Test Security Training by Wednesday, February 24 at 4 p.m. Once you view the training please print out an oath, fill out, and turn in to the Counseling office. This training is a reminder of test security and confidentiality during state testing (TELPAS/STAAR/EOC) and to assist in avoiding testing irregularities.

County District Number: 015-0910-059

Campus telephone number: 210-356-8000

Test Administrator Test Security Training


Audience: (LEADERSHIP TEAM AND ALL TEACHERS) Test Administrators for STAAR, STAAR Alternate 2, TAKS, and TELPAS, Campus Principals, and Campus Test Coordinators.

35 MINUTES IN LENGTH


https://connect.neisd.net/tatestsecurity2016


Test Administrator Security Oath





ATTENTION ALL STAFF (OFFICE STAFF, PARAPROFESSIONALS (TEACHING ASSISTANTS), SCHOOL NURSE, HEAD/ASSISTANT HEAD CUSTODIAN, AND CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER): Please make sure you view the Test Administrator Test Security Training by Wednesday, February 24 at 4 p.m. Once you view the training please print out an oath, fill out, and turn in to the Counseling office. This training is a reminder of test security and confidentiality during state testing (TELPAS/STAAR/EOC) and to assist in avoiding testing irregularities.

County District Number: 015-0910-059

Campus telephone number: 210-356-8000

General Test Security Training


Intended Audience: Office Personnel, Custodians (Principal discretion), Instructional Technology Personnel, Paraprofessionals, School Nurses, and other personnel designated by the Campus Principal. Staff members not serving in capacity of Test Administrator who will be assisting with live test administrations.

27 MINUTES IN LENGTH


https://connect.neisd.net/generaltestsecurity2016


General Test Security Oath

Dean Reminders

-Early release conference days are February 12th and 23rd. Please view and add to the Early Release Conference Google doc.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13flfCqe0gzHvWhGhrd-jy75VRr98K9vhHixos4A1fYc/edit#gid=0




-Staff Development Schedule for February 15th is posted on my website. The Google form to sign up for sessions is also posted.

http://joanakacher.weebly.com/tex-hill-information.html

If you have any questions, please see a leadership team member.




-Science 8th grade benchmark has changed to: February 23rd and 24th

Upcoming Events

Tuesday (2/9)

NEISD 6th Gr SS Staff Development

PTSA General Meeting


Wednesday (2/10)

Department Chair Meeting

GBB v Jackson (7th home)


Thursday (2/11)

Social Committee Meeting

Tennis v. Jackson


Friday (2/12)

1:25 Early Release

Painting with a twist (7:00 p.m.)

School News

Last Notice: All Teachers:

It is a goal to have 100% of our Core teachers go through the 30 hour GT training and earn the GT Certification. These hours will count towards your Teacher Choice hours and will also count towards your certification hours.


GT training is great for all teachers because it goes in depth into some great teaching strategies for all types of student learners.


I would like to send at least 5 teachers to the training this summer. Please RSVP with me so I can get you scheduled and ready to go. Thank you teachers that have already volunteered to go. It looks like we have 6 teachers attending. It is not too late, please let me know if you are interested.


Options:

June 13th-June 16th

8:30am-4:00pm

CLC 217


or


July 18th- July 21st

8:30am-4:00pm

CLC 217


Please let me know by Monday, Feb. 1st if you would like to attend.

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Counselor Corner

Please click on this link for great news from counseling.


https://www.smore.com/7kwzc-counselors-corner

Interested in continuing your education?

Please join UTSA faculty & staff, NEISD administrators, and former NEISD-UTSA alumni to learn about this exciting accelerated & web-enhanced program leading to the master’s degree and/or principal certification, AEL, and T-TESS certification, slated to start in Summer 2016 and offered in its entirety in NEISD! Please read the attached flyer for more information.