Admiral Weekly News

May 9-13, 2016

School Nurse Appreciation Week

This week is School Nurse Appreciation Week! Please take a moment to THANK BESSIE REEVES for going above and beyond to address the social, physical, and mental health needs of our students.

Administrative Team Thank You's And Kudos

  • Thank you to all of our amazing teachers! I see your hard work. The majority of our students have a seriousness that is only possible because you have modeled this behavior for them.
  • Thank you to Ms.Hernandez and Ms. Ortiz for planning the Teacher Appreciation Week!
  • Thank you to Ms. Simmons, Ms. Grant, Ms. Peightel, Ms. Fudd, Ms. Nelson, Ms. Turner, Ms. Collins, Dr. Holmes, and Ms. Hernandez. Your input on the Literacy Committee was invaluable and we have great plan moving forward!
  • Ms. Jackson, Ms. Bonds, Ms. Finney, Mr. Richard, Ms. Whatley, Mr. Diggins, and Ms. Alestock for working on "out of the box" interventions for some of our 7th grade students.

Weekly News -May 9-13, 2016

Monday – May 9, 2016
  • Homeroom: BIC
  • Teachers: Please sign up for the Color Run
  • Middle School Tech Advisory Committee - 3:30pm - GW Middle School

Tuesday – May 10, 2016
  • Homeroom: BIC
  • Teachers: Please sign up for the Color Run
  • Staff Meeting By Email/Google Classroom
  • Special Education Department Meeting

Wednesday – May 11, 2016

  • Homeroom -BIC
  • Teachers: Please sign up for the Color Run


Thursday - May 12, 2016

  • Homeroom - BIC
  • AVID/College Pride Day
  • Teachers: Sign Up For The Color Run
  • Band Spring Concert

Friday - May 13, 2016

  • Homeroom - BIC
  • Teachers: Sign Up For The Color Run

SOL Testing Schedule

Big image

Tutor.com - New Resource for Teachers and Students

Tutor.com is an online tutoring service that is free for students and teachers. Tutor.com is accessed through blackboard. Once you log in go to the online tutoring tab. Please share this information with your students. See pictures below.

Staff Evaluation Updates

P1, P2, P3 Teachers/Specialists/Counselors
  • April 18th - Please turn in your documentation log to your administrator
  • April 19-30 - Summative Evaluations will be schedules
  • May 15th - 3rd Quarter PLP Updates Due
  • June 15th - 4th Quarter PLP Evaluations Due


C1, C2 Teachers/Specialists/Counselors

  • May 15th - 3rd Quarter PLP Updates Due
  • June 15th - 4th Quarter PLP Evaluations Due
  • Continue to collect artifacts for your documentation log to be presented in your C3 year or upon administrator request.


C3 Teachers/Specialists/Counselors
  • May 15th - 3rd Quarter PLP Updates Due
  • June 1 - Summative Evaluations Due
  • June 15th - 4th Quarter PLP Evaluations Due


Support Staff

  • End of year evaluations - June 24

FCH Staff Member Of The Month - June 2016

May 31, 2016 is the last day to vote!

Please nominate your colleagues. Although there is only one monthly winner but everyone receives a recognition award!

Happy Birthday!

  • Sara Ward - 5/1
  • Felix Herndandez - 5/5
  • Joseph Burtoff - 5/7
  • Janelle Kochis - 5/11
  • Joellen Kriss-Broubalow - 5/13
  • Latonia Evans - 5/21
  • Christina Bevilacqua - 5/25
  • Erin Wallwork - 5/27
  • Marcia Baynes - 5/29
  • Rejane McCorkel - 5/29

If we are missing your birthday please let us know right away!

Upcoming Events

Spring Band Concert

Thursday, May 12th, 7pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

Share Our Strength Partnership Visit - BIC

Monday, May 16th, 7:45-10am

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

Spring Choir Concert

Tuesday, May 17th, 7pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

CTE Recognition Awards

Thursday, May 19th, 5:30pm

3330 King Street

Alexandria, VA

School Board Meeting - Harry Burke Awards Recognition

Thursday, May 19th, 6pm

ACPS School Board

Spring Orchestra Concert

Thursday, May 19th, 7pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

Healthy Hammond Day and My School Color Run

Saturday, May 21st, 8:30am-12:30pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

RARE End of Year Ceremony

Thursday, May 26th, 6pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

World Languages Exam

Monday, June 13th, 8:45am to Thursday, June 16th, 3:15pm

4646 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA

Students attending field trips must ensure that they have completed their World Languages exam before attending.