Bearcat Brief

November 9, 2018

Notes from Niki

Our November PD day is coming up on Monday. I hope you have signed up for your mini-sessions. If not, you should have an email from Betsy with a link.

The plan is:

8-11- mini-sessions

11-2:30- time for lunch and collaborative curriculum work; please visit with your content area team about a time and place to meet

2:30-3:30- building PD- meet in the library

A few announcements:

  • Don't forget to give feedback for the incentive day on the Google Doc that Crystal shared on Thursday.
  • Please take some time Monday to talk with your grade-level team about NWEA testing schedules. The testing window is November 26- December 7.

Professional Reading/ Resources:

EDU in 90

This is a great resource- each video is about 90 seconds and there are tons of quick strategies or hints in each one. Find more on YouTube.

Upcoming Events


November 12-16- American Education Week

November 12- PD Day

November 14- PBIS Leadership Team Meeting, 3:15 in conference room

November 16- End of Mid-Quarter 3

November 19- Mid-Quarter Grades Due, noon

November 20- HMS Faculty Meeting, 7:30 a.m.

November 21-25 Thanksgiving Break

November 22- Turkey Trot @HMS

November 26-29- 7th Grade Boys Basketball @St. James Tournament

November 26-29- 8th Grade Boys @Union Tournament

November 28- PLC Training in Jefferson City

November 28- PBIS Training @HOMRPDC

November 30- Student of the Month Assembly, 2:45 p.m. (Afternoon Assembly Schedule)


December 3- 5/6 Grade PLC Meetings

December 3- 7th Grade Skype with author, Gordon Korman

December 4- 7/8 Grade Boys Basketball @ St. James, 5:30

December 5- 7/8 Grade PLC Meeting, 7:15 a.m.

December 5- Student Council, 3:15-5:00

December 10- 7/8 Grade Boys Basketball @ Montgomery County, 5:30

December 11- 7/8 Grade Boys Basketball vs. Washington, 5:30

December 13- 7/8 Grade Boys Basketball vs. Pacific, 5:30

December 13- Board of Education Meeting, 6:00