ALL HANDS ON DECK

HS STAFF NEWS | August 24, 2018

FROM THE DESK OF CHAD SAYRE:

Staff,

As our year starts, I want to make sure that we are all on the same page with expectations about leaving PCHS during school hours. If you will be leaving PCHS, please make sure you are filling out the Out of Building Form located on the PCHS Home Doc, this will help us when and if there is an emergency, knowing what staff is out of the building.


Also, if you will be out longer than 2 hours, this includes your plan time, in addition to filling out the form, please verbally notify Bobbie.

Team Platte County and the District have implemented pay for coverage of classes, below are the guidelines for this:


Payment for coverage would be approved for the following reasons:

· Coverage for coach who has to leave class early for an event

· Coverage for teacher when a substitute can’t be secured

Payment would not be approved for the following reasons:

· A teacher left early due to a personal reason under the two-hour leave provision under Board Policy GCBDA. Coverage would be handled internally without payment, as long as it is approved by administration.

· Classes broken up and divided among multiple teachers will not be approved for payment.


If you are covering a class, and clocking the hours in Time Clock Plus, please make sure you document in the note section the class and the hour you are covering (i.e. Sayre 6th hour) and notify Bobbie so we can assure payment.

Q/A about CPIC and EPIC Evaluation Process

- Dr. Sayre


I am hosting a Q/A about the CPIC and EPIC evaluation process for 18-19. There are no major changes this year but if anyone has any questions or need assistance, I will be available after school next Tuesday in the media center. Please feel free to join me if you need any assistance. This is an optional session and not required.....just a session to give you an opportunity to help begin the EPIC process.

Pirate Presence Attendance Awareness month

A great reminder to please take attendance EVERY hour, EVERY day.
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CLASSES USING OPEN AREAS

Please remember there are several open areas for classes to use during the day, however, use of the Pirate area in the welcome center needs to be at a very low volume. Sound carries in this area, making business hard to conduct in the office and welcome center. This includes the Commons in Paxton Center. Please be mindful of the activities in these areas during the hours of 7:00-3:45.

PIRATES R.O.C.K. KICKOFF!

Pirates R.O.C.K. Kick-Off - August 31, 2018

Pirates R.O.C.K. (Raising Outstanding Character Kids) is a program designed to surround our families with examples of strong character traits through school experiences, at home, and reinforced in their community. Each month our community focuses on a specific character trait and students are recognized for exhibiting these traits: Self Confidence, Pride, Citizenship, Compassion, Individuality, Self Control, Integrity, Perseverance, Respect, Honesty, and Cooperation.


On Friday, August 31, we kick off our 13th year of the Pirates R.O.C.K. character education program! To celebrate, wear your orange and black on Friday, join the community from 5-7pm at Price Chopper in Platte City for a community tailgate, and enjoy free popcorn at the first home football game!


See flyer for details

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92 SHOWDOWN - Two Teams One Cause

Kearney High School and Platte County High School are teaming up again for the “Highway 92 Showdown” on Friday, Sept 7 to support The Ronald McDonald House. Game start time is 7:00 p.m. and the winner will take home the traveling trophy – a replica Highway92 sign.


The schools will be selling Highway 92 Showdown T-shirts with any profit from the sales being donated to an organization of the host school’s choice. This year Kearney High School has chosen The Ronald McDonald House.


Please help support KHS and PCHS as we use our competitive game setting to also support a great cause. You can purchase your Highway 92 Showdown shirt online until midnight on August 30, at the game and during high school lunch sessions for $10. During halftime, students and staff will present funds raised to members of The Ronald McDonald House.


For more information on The Ronald McDonald House, visit https://www.rmhc.org/.


Order your shirts by visiting this website, https://plattecountyshowdown2018.itemorder.com/sale

Shirts can also be purchased in room 34 for $10.

NCC COMMUNITY ED. CLASSES - Sept. flyer

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Leaving the Building

If you need to leave the building please fill out the form located on the PCHS HOME drive (and linked below) and notify Bobbie if it is an emergency so she can get coverage for your classes.


OUT OF THE BUILDING FORM

(make sure you sign back in if you return)

Absence Management

Please remember to schedule your absences in Absence Management as soon as you know that you will be out of the building.

SCHIVIR Nomination

Take a few moments and recognize a colleague for living our district values!


SCHIVIR NOMINATION FORM

Student Schivirs

PTSA - EAT AT CULVERS

Tuesday, August 28th, 5:00-8:00 pm
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CHEERS & TEARS

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Continued prayers for Matt Messick



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Safe Schools

If a child reports BULLYING to you, as outlined in the safe school training, please use the following link to report the issue:

https://plattecounty-mo.safeschoolsalert.com/


USE THE REPORT VIA WEB button to fill out the information to be investigated.

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August

27 - JUNIOR CLASS MEETING, 11:00 Wilson

27 - JV FOOTBALL, Home game

28 - FRESHMAN CLASS MEETING, 11:00 Wilson

28 - Q & A re: EPIC and CPIC EVALUATION PROCESS, 2:50-3:30, LMC

28 - 1st HOME VOLLEYBALL GAME

28 - SWIM, Home meet

28 - TENNIS, Home match

28 - CULVERS NIGHT (Support PTSA!), 5-8pm,

29 - PLC DAY, extended meetings

30 - SENIOR PORTRAITS and SENIOR PANORAMIC PHOTO

30 - BOARD MEETING, 6:30, DEC

31 - SENIOR PORTRAITS

31 - 1st HOME FOOTBALL GAME


Click here to view the full Platte County High School calendar on our website.

Staff Birthdays

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Thank you to our Pirates ROCK Star business partners!

Platte County High School

  • Dr. Chad Sayre, Principal
  • Shari Waters, Assistant Principal
  • Matt Messick, Assistant Principal
  • Stephanie Theis, Assistant Principal
  • Phil Dorman, Activities Director