A Note from the Principal's Desk

Week of September 19, 2016

Faculty and Staff Recognition

Congratulations to Ms. Davis, August Teacher of the Month and Mr. Richard Whitfield, Employee of the Month.


Nurse Poole's last day was this past Friday; however, she will be on campus on Monday. We are thankful for her work at Carver. Be sure to stop by and give her your farewell! Nurse LIttle will be our substitute for a while.


Thanks to Ms. Handley for securing PBIS coupons from La Parilla. (correction)

Grades

Grades should be updated weekly.



1st 9 weeks Report Card (9 weeks) 8/3 – 10/4 (44 days)

Tuesday, Oct. 4 - Last day of the grading period

Post Grades: - Thursday, Oct. 6 at midnight Friday

Report Cards are Issued: Tuesday, Oct. 18

Week at a Glance

Monday, September 19, 2016

1) Grade level meetings

2) Attendance Talks

3) LLRs

Leadership Team Meeting - after school


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (1, 3, 5, and 7)

1) Data Teams Process - Science & Social Studies PLC.

2) Identify students who score at distinguished, proficient, developing, and beginning.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation.

(Use SLDS for resources.)


Softball @ Kennedy Road


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 (2, 4, and 6)

Instructional Meeting during planning

Write Score adminsitered during English/Language Arts classes

SS Wartime Exhibit in Art Room (for Social studies and art classes)

*Football Game v Pike


*Thursday, September 22, 2016 (1, 3, 5, and 7)

1) Data Teams Process - Math & ELA PLC Make sure to update PLC form.

2) Identify students who score at distinguished, proficient, developing, and beginning.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation. (Use SLDS)


  • Modified Schedule for Write Score Extended Response and AdvancEd Student Survey (see schedule below - Training will be provided by Dr. Gardner)
  • Fire Drill
  • Softball Game @ Rehoboth
  • 8th Grade Savannah Trip Parent Meeting at 6 p.m.



Friday, September 23, 2016 (2, 4, and 6)

RTI

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Audio Enhancement and Safari Montage

You have had any opportunity to use the microphone and Teardrop.


It is time now to roll out the next phase of Safari Montage:

Camera/Viewpath

SAFE Alert System - Alert Notification/"F" Feature from Teardrop

3 Things to Get Ready to Access Your Cameras:


  1. Register for Training in Edivate (https://www.pd360.com). Use the Course Code: UGC277789X439127. Begin Learning.
  2. Visit safari.gscs.org to determine if Safari Player needs updating. Put in a ticket if your browser loads the pink bar stating that your player needs updating.
  3. Attend the Orientation on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 4:15 -4:30 in the media center.

Do Not Miss Out on FREE STUFF!!!!PIE GRANTS OPEN SEPTEMBER 6-30, 2016


The Griffin-Spalding Partners in Education is offering classroom/field trip grants to GSCS teachers. If your classroom, department, grade level or teaching team wants to initiate a program or project requiring up to $1,000 visit the PIE website and complete your application at http://www.gspie.org.

SPALDING COUNTY FARM BUREAU EDUCATIONAL MINI-GRANT

Spalding County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer a mini-grant program for the 2016-17 school year. The purpose of this program is to help K-12 educators more effectively integrate agriculture into their regular curriculum and to promote agriculture as it pertains to our lives and world. One $250 mini-grant will be awarded to a K-12 teacher in Spalding County.


The possibilities for integrating agriculture into the classroom are endless. Projects may be included in any subject and can cross curriculum and class lines. Creativity and originality are encouraged.


Teachers interested should complete the application and return it to the Spalding County Farm Bureau office by December 16, 2016. For additional information, contact Cindy Vandiver at 770-228-2341.


http://www.spalding.k12.ga.us/files/_TXKkx_/1fe9bd11a234c0d53745a49013852ec4/Mini-Grant_Application.pdf


http://www.spalding.k12.ga.us/files/_TaDZY_/7bcc4e117d679c773745a49013852ec4/MiniGrant_Flyer.pdf

Athletic Duties

Everyone is expected to sign up for 3 athletic duties throughout the year. We have 2 games this week. See Coach Stinson to sign up. Thanks.