Cardinal Notes

information and reflection about Joseph Case High School

Volume 15, No. 12 *** January 30, 2019

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Tomorrow Night: Fourth Annual Mr. Joseph Case High School

Join me tomorrow night -- Thursday, January 31 -- in the auditorium for the fourth annual Mr. Joseph Case High School at 7 p.m. Produced by teacher Adam Palmisciano and the Case High Student Council, Mr. Joseph Case High School's proceeds benefit all of the clubs and activities at our high school as well as helps us recognize and celebrate many students inside and outside of the classroom.

Tickets at the door are $8.

Rescheduled: Parent-Teacher Conferences

The new date of our second Parent-Teacher Conferences has been scheduled on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the high school.

This is a makeup date for our annual November event that was rescheduled when winter weather occured.

Case parents and families are encouraged to speak with the children's teachers in brief five minutes conversations. Conferences are first-come, first-served. Schedules and report cards will be available in guidance beginning at 6 p.m.

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Ping Pong Club

Looking for something on Tuesday afternoons? Case High has an all-volunteer Ping Pong Club that began again after the New Year. Join us in the Learning Commons hallway near the video room at 2:30 p.m. for some old-fashioned fun! Many thanks to history teacher Joel Brown for volunteering for this activity!!

Semester I 21CLE report

The high school's 18th 21CLE report was published yesterday, documenting our ongoing journey to help students progress in meeting the school's 21st Century Learning Expectations (21CLE).

Individually, I emailed each teacher and student with this data.

Each course reports out on at least one of these areas via the Term II report card. How your teachers assess students is documented in the comment section on the digital report card.

Teachers collaborate within departments to decide which three assessments during a semester will be used to gauge progress in any specific discipline. Students could ask their teachers what specific assessments were used to determine this.

Based on the specific rubrics in each expectations, students may also self-assess to see where they would rate themselves, then compare the reflection to their report card. Any disconnect creates an opportunity for teacher and student to have a deeper face-to-face discussion.

Students can also gauge where they are in specific disciplines in comparison with their YOG cohort. The next reflection would be to see how their cohort compares to others in the school.

Both the granular and cohort data are conversation starters for students with their teachers as well as what can students do to achieve the next level of progress or remain in a positive trajectory forward.

Click here for a PDF of the high school's latest 21CLE report.

Online Winter Sports Schedules

As winter sports finish the first month of the New Year, click here for the most recent sports schedules. You can choose to view the schedules by week or by month.

For the boys co-op hockey team with Somerset Berkley (S-B), click here for a schedule.

For the girls co-op hockey team with S-B and Bishop Stang, click here.

Upcoming dates

Please keep in mind the following February dates:
  • Seniors: BCC's Enrollment-Palooza, Thursday, February 7
  • P-T Conference rescheduled, Thursday, February 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • CPR Make-Up Day: Friday, February 8

February advisories: 2/13; 2/27