Edition34- Week of May 16th
A few reminders:
If you haven't signed your professionalism evaluation, please do so. I have to have them in the state database by May 15th.
If you need help with moving, Key Club and NHS will be sending out details to sign up for help.
If you have empty boxes, please bring them to school to share.
Have a restful weekend!
Dr. Leisa Justus
Principal, Blackman High School
Congratulations on Ms. Pina's Engagement....
Congratulations to Coach Knox & his Wife with the birth of their daughter Adeline Rose!
Seniors are leaving...it never hurt so good!!!
SAVE THE DATE....
The faculty golf scramble will be on May 27th, 1:00 pm at Champions Run. Coach Barry Wortman will send out a sign up /commit to play email on or before May 23rd.
LOOK WHAT'S FOR DINNER....
.....a 20lb turkey caught by John Ayers
A must read...
Shark Smitten -
Summer of Code Kickoff May 16-20
Rutherford County is ready to get our students immersed in Computer Science! There are many opportunities during the summer to code, and we are hosting a week-long Summer of Code Kickoff to give our students an opportunity to code! Check out the website here http://rucoschoolscode.weebly.com/
Also, Dr. Charles H. Apigian, the computer information systems
chairperson at MTSU, will be speaking on May 18 in the auditorium. Email Holly if you would like to reserve a lab to get your kids coding! (No prior knowledge or experience necessary! Holly and/or Carl will be happy to help, too!)
Watch this week’s instructional technology minute highlighting AnswerPad http://bit.ly/answerpad
The Answer Pad student application is used in conjunction with www.TheAnswerPad.com Deliver and capture data from any device by using a Web browser or the Answer Pad app. There are six different ways to take a snapshot of student understanding in the classroom. For example, the Draw feature allows students to draw their answer or annotate on a customizable template such as an axis or graph paper. In addition, teachers can upload their own custom graphics. With The Answer Pad application, you can connect with your students like never before and adjust your instruction accordingly.
If you teach a course with summer assignments, please send a digital copy of the assignments to Ms. Hunter so they can be posted on the website.
iNow End-of-the-Year Tips
Here are a some quick iNow tips that will come in handy at the end of the school year.
TN Code Camp
TN Code Camps are educational, five day programs for middle and high school students that strive to create a fun, engaging, and immersive environment in which they are challenged to thing about technology.
Code camp for high school students: http://www.rutherfordchamber.org/events/Code-Camp-for-High-School-Students-Central-Magnet-School-Location%2c-June-27July-1-3542/details
Code camp for middle school students: http://www.rutherfordchamber.org/events/Code-Camp-for-Middle-School-Students-Central-Magnet-School-Location%2c-June-1317-3539/details
SEND US YOUR NEWS!!!
5/17 - Ms. Cook
5/20 - Ms. Flagg