The Harmon Herald

2nd Edition 9.4.15

Thank you!

I hope everyone had a successful and enjoyable second week of school. We continue to grow in size as more students are enrolling (1,280) and I truly view this as a great opportunity to further enhance and enrich more lives ... what a privilege!

Thank you for the long hours and commitment, thank you for working tirelessly in creating the best learning experiences for all of our students. Continue to push, guide, and nurture our students out of their comfort zones - do not forget to take risks, be transparent, and share the journey yourself!

Next week is going to be a "fun" week. Please be sure to communicate with your students' parents about Open House.

Dress up for School Pictures and Open House, enjoy the Spirit Days, and do not forget to Tweet out great pictures!

Staff Spotlight

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

I would live anyplace that is warm 95% of the time and on a lake!!

What is your biggest fear?

Simple, SNAKES!

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

Would and HAVE! Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain and Tennille…..came in 3rd place

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

My meal would be My “Nana’s” Fried thin breakfast pork chops, the fried potato’s and cream gravy that went with them.

List 1 pet peeve?

1 pet peeve I have is when waiting in line at a red light, the car in front of you lets another car turn into the line of traffic and they both make it thru the light and you get caught!

Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?

Angelina Jolie….

Do you collect anything?

Besides DUST? No

If you could take only three items with you to a deserted island, what would they be?

I would take my 20 foot camper, my boat and a generator!

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

My warning label would say: Warning! If this product appears to be run down, deposit in nearest lake for rejuvenation!!

How many years have you been in education?

My first year to teach school was the 1986-87 school year in Enid Ok…..29 wonderful years ago!

How many years have you been in LISD?

I have been with LISD since 2003.

Scroll down to see who our Staff Spotlight is for this week...

BIG DAY - Tuesday, Sept. 8th

Wednesday Night School

WNS begins the 9th from 3:35 - 5:45.


* WNS is not used for tutoring purposes - WNS is a safe and quiet place for students to get caught up with their work. Tutoring should be conducted M, T, and TH.

* Please understand that if a student is failing your class AND you have a plan of action with this student - you do not have to assign the student to WNS - again, as long as there is a plan!

* If you have questions, please speak with your department head or Mr. Boyle, Mr. Willi, Ms. Knabe, or Mr. McCann. Please view the video below...

Wednesday Night School Fall 2015


Please do not forget to use the #HarmonPL if and when you are on Twitter and you view great information that relates to strong instructional practices, content, inspirational, etc...if you think others would like to see it - tag it using the # to share with the rest of our staff. Using #HarmonPL builds an electronic professional learning library for all of us!
Video - Best Practices Tip of the Week (BPTOW)

Please feel free to contact Ms. Gallagher in Room 1101 or on her cell 325-370-2246 (yes, she told me to include her cell) if you would like further assistance with this best practice. Please click on the BPTOW button to view the video.

Battle of the Axe Week

Lock Down Drill

Thursday, Sept. 10th

2:05 pm

Compliance Training

All 2015-2016 employees need to complete the required compliance training before September 14, 2015. More information about Compliance Training.

Staff Spotlight....Who Am I?

Coach JonAnn Roper

Closing Thoughts


Enjoy the 3 day weekend!

Relax and enjoy your friends and family!