The STEAM Update

Week of December 7, 2015

What's happening around STEAM

Monday 12/7

Instructional Rounds begin again this week. Check your calendar for your assigned time.

Toy's for Tots Collection continues

Admin Meeting (8:40am-9:40am)

Hour of Code Kick-Off Assembly in CHS Auditorium (12:20-1:00pm)

KMS Choir Winter Concert @ CHS (7:00pm-8:00pm)


Tuesday 12/8

***Modified Schedule for PLC--Humanities***

DLT/CLT @ Alsbury Baptist Church (9:00am-4:00pm) Mr. Johnson & Mr. Chappotin off campus

7th & 8th Grade HMS Band Winter Concert @ BHS (7:00pm-8:30pm)

KMS Beginning Band Concert @ KMS (7:30pm-8:30pm)


Wednesday 12/9

STEAM CLT Meeting (7:45am-8:15am)

PTO Board Meeting (8:30am-9:30am)

Hour of Code & Elective Showcase Night (6:00pm-7:30pm) all elective teachers and teachers who have students presenting are required be present.

Happy hump day!


Thursday 12/10

***Modified Schedule for PLC--Math/Science***

All students participate in the Hour of Code during club time

Fire Drill (3:10pm)

HMS Boys Basketball @ Weatherford Tison (5:00pm-9:00pm)

HMS Girls Basketball vs Weatherford Tison (5:00pm-9:00pm)

KMS Boys Basketball @ Stephenville Henderson (5:00pm-9:00pm)

KMS Girls Basketball vs Stephenville Henderson (5:00pm-9:00pm)


Friday 12/11

KMS 7th Boys Team Basketball Tournament @ Kennedale

HMS Girls Basketball Tournament

Happy Friday!!!


Saturday 12/12

KMS 7th Boys Team Basketball Tournament @ Kennedale

HMS Girls Basketball Tournament

The Counseling Corner

Schedule Changes

Semester Change of Course Requests forms will be available from Mrs. Harrison for students who would like to change a class during the Spring semester (this will be the last change made to student's schedules). Request forms are due January 13th.

A refocus on our PLC work

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Instructional Tips

Blended Learning: Station Rotation Model


A great way to become a true facilitator and introduce small group learning in your classroom.


Station Rotation — a course or subject in which students experience the Rotation model within a contained classroom or group of classrooms. The Station Rotation model differs from the Individual Rotation model because students rotate through all of the stations, not only those on their custom schedules.


See more at: http://www.christenseninstitute.org/blended-learning-definitions-and-models/#sthash.NSiW5ZIc.dpuf

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STEAM House Hoodies!

Houses are an important part of the positive school culture developing at STEAM. The STEAM House experience includes healthy competition, camaraderie, support, and excitement for staff and students.

As a result, STEAM PTO is hosting a fundraiser providing students with the opportunity to purchase a House hoodie or t-shirt. Hoodies and t-shirts will be available in House colors or gray and will include the House name and STEAM logo on the front.


Please click below to order a STEAM House hoodie and/or t-shirt via online form. Orders must be completed and payments received by December 15. Upon completion of the online form, you will receive a confirmation email that includes the total monetary amount due and an order summary.

TOYS for TOTS

Our STEAM Junior Optimist Club will be collecting new toys beginning until December 10. Please bring an unwrapped toy and drop off at our STEAM front office in the designated boxes. Thank you!
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Ask Brandon

Ever wonder why we do...fill in the blank. Ask Brandon below.

Weekly Parent Contacts

Reminder to send your grade level newsletter to parents either on Monday of the current week or Friday for the following week.


***Please be sure to add homework to your newsletters for parents***


***Also, please update and merge your Google calendars to ensure that your assignments are reflected on your Google calendar***