Knight Notes

October 2, 2017

HAPPY MONDAY!

Hello,


II hope you had a wonderful weekend and got an opportunity to relax. The year is certainly moving very quickly. I cannot believe that Fall break is just two weeks away.


Enjoy the week!



--Andy

CELEBRATIONS

  • Congratulations to Sarah Zimmerman on being named a Nation DIversity Story of the Year finalist by NSPA.
  • Congratulations to biomed students on outstanding IRB presentations.
  • The FHN Sanctuary Room has been a game changer for some of our students struggling with trauma in their lives. Thanks to Kristen Jobgen and Ryan Arnone for their work in 132. Take a few minutes to check them out on Facebook to see what they’re up to in there. https://www.facebook.com/FHNSantuary/

ACHIEVEMENT

PLC Leader Meeting: Wednesday October 4th in the Learning Commons – we will be discussing our book chapters 4-6


AP Teacher Meeting: Thursday October 5th in the Learning Commons


Reminder that Student Data Monitoring forms are due by the end of 1st quarter.

ATTENDANCE

FHN currently has 85.8% of students attending 90% of the time. Over the past week, multiple home visits and homebound meetings were conducted as we work through the list of our struggling students. Thank you for the work you do in the classroom to remind students the important of positive attendance behaviors.

CLIMATE

Climate Committee Meeting:

Discussion items:

- Gathered feedback on communication over the past few weeks

- Gave input on structure of plan time faculty meetings held on Thursday

Action items:

- Begin considering the revision of Staff Climate Survey Questions to be discussed at the next meeting on 10/24.

BEHAVIOR

The Behavior Leadership Team (BLT) met last week on September 26th.
Discussion Items:

  1. Review Behavior Data
  2. Discuss Restorative Discipline Strategies
  3. Others
  4. Lunch and Learns coming on behavior (2)
Action Steps:
Plan an upcoming Lunch and Learn related to Behavior
Next Meeting 10/24 in Room 5/8 at 2:30 pm




TECHNOLOGY

Technology Committee
The Technology Committee met last week on September 27th.
Discussion Items
• Student Feedback
• Updates from ITS
• Lunch/Learn Opportunities
Discuss L/L Survey Results


Action Steps:
Plan upcoming Lunch and Learn

We will have an upcoming Lunch and Learn on the features of SMART Board 17. April Burton will be presenting in Room 222 on 10/10 during all lunches. To sign up, please complete the sing up form by clicking on the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPRQzcehI7Ew6QndLKpdV788N2K6pqxMdW50wQgLCn1p-pZg/viewform

STAFF COMMITMENTS

STAFF COMMITMENTS

2016-2017 Staff Commitments to the Learning Environment

In order to improve the climate/environment at FHN, the staff commits to:


1. building positive relationships with students and staff members.

2. helping students to see the relationship between effort and success.

3. addressing any inappropriate behavior immediately to help set an expectation of appropriate hallway and classroom behavior.

4. giving clear and consistent expectations for device use and by enforcing them.

5. counting tardies consistently.

IMPORTANT DATES

STAFF STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING

Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, 4:30-6:30pm

Auditorium

Please come out to supply your valuable input to district leadership regarding the creation of the district's new strategic plan.

PLC LEADER MEETING

Wednesday, Oct. 4th, 2:30-3:30pm

LEARNING COMMONS

PD COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday, Oct. 5th, 2:30-3:30pm

LEARNING COMMONS

PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Thursday, Oct. 12th, 4-7:30pm

GYM

Parent/Teacher Conferences October 12th.


Dinner will be provided by PTO in the COmmons at 2:30.