Words for this Week

May 4, 2014

Awards Night

Congratulations on a successful 7th Grade Awards Night! The students wore their best smiles and you all celebrated their hard work by rolling out the red carpet and playing the piano! Between our two ceremonies, Hull Middle School was a class act thanks to your preparation for, dedication to, and celebration of our students. Hull Middle School is a great school because of its students, parents, and teachers! Teachers, thank you for a wonderful evening!

Way to go!

Congratulations to Ms. Schuetz who was recognized as Teacher of the Month for May! In 7th Grade, we know what a great job you do everyday and we are excited to celebrate this school-wide recognition with you! Kudos!


Ms. Oakley earned her Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism. Way to go on this professional accomplishment, Ms. Oakley! Great job!

Welcome!

Please join me in welcoming Ms. Theresa Consorti to Hull Middle School on Thursday, May 7. Ms. Consorti is a 4th grade teacher at Arcado ES and a member of the Aspiring Leader Program. Next school year, Ms. Consorti will be an AP at Richards MS. She is looking forward to learning from us about the life in a middle school as part of her leadership development. Again, please join me in welcoming her to Hull Middle School!

Summer School Teachers Needed

Calling all teachers! Students need you! Summer School applications are due to Ms. Keag by Wednesday, May 6.

Summer School is June 8-July 1 (Monday through Thursday-No Fridays).

Please see Ms. Keag with any questions.

2015 Teaching and Learning Conference-Registration is Open!

This year Gwinnett County Public Schools will host the first annual summer conference for Teachers--bringing together the following multiple content areas, grade levels and special populations:

Language Arts

Special Education

Assessment

Math

English Language Learners

Science

Accelerated Programs and Gifted Education

Social Studies

Academies and Career and Technical Education

What is “IT”? Innovation and Transformation


Conference Dates and Location:

June 16 – 18, 2015

8:00am – 1:15pm

Instructional Support Center

Why Should I Participate?

The Teaching and Learning Conference provides an opportunity to create common knowledge / language for all GCPS teachers to ensure fidelity of instructional implementation at the school level.

Participant Outcomes:

To deepen teacher content and pedagogical knowledge to identify appropriate instructional practices.

To provide relevant tools and resources to immediately implement in the classroom.

To increase ability to use technology tools to enhance instruction.

To promote engagement and connect with students and peers.

Strands:

Differentiated Instruction

Academic Knowledge and Skills

Instructional Leadership

Formative Assessment

Special Education

Registration Information:

Registration Dates April 17 – May 8, 2015

Registration

Log into your employee Portal

Click “Tools”

Click “2015 Teaching and Learning Conference” to begin Registration

If you have any questions, please email Teaching_and_Learning_Conference@gwinnett.k12.ga.us.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Hull Middle School 3rd Annual Career Fair

Save the date! Hull Middle School's third annual career fair on Thursday, May 14. Our theme this year is Navigating the Road to Success. We look forward to engaging our students again this year! Please see Ms. Hyatt, Ms. Aschoff, or Mr. Zorn for more information.

Thinking Forward...

Beyond the Core Staff Development during Pre-Planning SY 2015-2016:


The Curriculum and Instruction team will be offering pre-planning staff development sessions for our teachers who work in the beyond the core areas (Fine Arts, Health/PE, Foreign Language, ESOL, Special Education, Gifted, and CTE) on August 5 at the following times:

Middle School/High School Teachers - morning session (8:00am - 12:00pm)

Elementary Teachers - afternoon session (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

The specific location and session information will be provided in a subsequent message.

Who's Got Talent

We are excited to announce Hull's Talent Show on May 15 at Sugarloaf Methodist Church. Please join us as we showcase our teachers and students. Come on out and show us what you've got!