Blaze Bulletin

Edition 31 - Week of May 4th

Greetings

Dear Teachers,


We will not have a faculty meeting this week as the next two weeks will be busy with testing, testing, testing. Take a deep breath. We can do this! :-)


Best,


Dr. Leisa Justus

Principal, Blackman High School

justusl@rcschools.net

615-904-3850

@bhsjustus

No faculty meeting on Tuesday - testing!

Welcome back, Jessica Jackson! New Head Girls Basketball Coach!

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Mr. Howard recognized at the FFA Banquet

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Memorial Garden

Special thanks to Ms. Hamby and the Key club who helped clean the garden up a bit and Mr. Howard and his Ag students for doing a fantastic job pruning and planting. Please take the opportunity to take your classes out and enjoy the garden.

Reminder...

As the year winds down, please be mindful of updating your grades once a week in iNow. Parents and students need to know where they stand. Thank you!

SAVE THE DATE

The next Tech Tuesday is scheduled for May the 12th. Mark your calendar!

Dates you should know...

​Senior exams:

May 6 7th period

May 7 5th, 6th periods

May 8 3rd , 4th periods

May 11 1st, 2nd periods

Upcoming dates in May

4-8 EOC’s / AP Exams

11-15 AP Exams

14 Graduation Practice – 1:00

Graduation – 7:00

Checking Your Inservice Hours in School Station

Here is a quick video (1 minute and 24 seconds) about checking your inservice hours to make sure you have completed your requirements.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bwq1UqcVeiL6aFczQ3FBSVh3cEk/edit?usp=drivesdk

Tech Minute—View Pure

This week's instructional technology minute highlightsView Pure​. Paste any YouTube video link in View Pure and watch videos without ads, comments, or other distractions.

https://youtu.be/M3cp5BxfhGY

inow tip

Here is a short video (2m 33s) that explains how to run the most accurate cumulative attendance report for your students. This might be useful when determining which students are exempt from exams.

https://youtu.be/NDU6YwYLx5g

Summer Tech Academy

The 2015 RCS Tech Academy will be held on June 8 and 9. A list of sessions will be emailed on May 15.

Summer Work

If your course includes required summer work, please email or give a copy of your assignment(s) to Ms. Hunter. There is no need to send the summer reading list.

Summer Camps

If your team or club will be offering a summer camp, please email the information to Ms. Hunter.

This is what happens when your track team is AWESOME!

You look great Coach Sutton!
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Backyard BBQ Competition...

Chef Belew and one of his students competed in a backyard bbq competition over the weekend and won 1st place. Congratulations!
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Save the date...

Faculty Golf Scramble...

Wednesday - May 27th @ 1:00 pm Champions Run Golf Course