Cougars' Illustrated


Week of December 13 thru December 18, 2015

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Core Beliefs

  • Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement.
  • Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance.
  • There is no excuse for poor quality instruction.
  • With our help, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non-at risk students.
  • Staff members must have a commitment to children and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence.
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Spelling Bee

C. F. Carr's Spelling Bee Competition Winners are:

  • 3rd grade: Keyshawn Green
  • 4th grade: Kayla Delgado
  • 5th grade: Alex Olds
  • Runner Up: Rashad Gossett
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Upcoming Dates

Saturday, Dec. 12th
  • Building Open: Instructional Planning or Room Cleaning

Monday, Dec. 14th

  • ACP testing: 8:30 - 10:30 am (Language Arts)
  • Secret Santa begins
  • Snacks in Teacher Lounge provided by Watermark
  • Wear your Christmas Socks!

Tuesday, Dec. 15th

  • ACP testing: 8:30 - 10:30 am (Science)
  • Secret Santa Gift
  • Snacks in Teacher Lounge provided by CILT
  • Wear Red and Green

Wednesday, Dec. 16th

  • ACP testing: 8:30 - 10:30 am (Social Studies)
  • Secret Santa Gift
  • Lunch provided by Ark Parents in room 109 (tentative)
  • Wear your Reindeer Deer Antlers

Thursday, Dec. 17th

  • ACP Testing: 8:30 - 10:30 am (Specials)
  • Secret Santa Gift
  • Faculty/Staff Holiday Celebration, C. F. Carr Dinning Hall @ 4:30
  • Wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater
  • Door Decorating Winner announced at Holiday Celebration
  • Secret Santa reveal during Holiday Celebration

Friday, Dec. 18th

  • ACP Make-ups
  • Raising the Bar at C. F. Carr faculty/staff lunch provided by Sunshine Committee
  • Teachers bring your favorite holiday dessert for the faculty/staff lunch
  • Holiday program: Pk - 1st grade @ 1:30 - 2 pm; 2nd - 5th grade @ 2:15 -2: 45 pm, auditorium
  • Wear your Santa Hat

Monday, Jan. 4th

  • Professional Development, C. F. Carr Library @ 8:30 am
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Lesson Plans and Failure Notices

Lesson plans for the week of December 18th should have been submitted December 3rd. Teachers not having current lessons plans will receive letters this weekend.

Classes with failure rates above 10% will need to complete student success plans that document instructional approaches and interventions teachers will use to support student success. Students should not be failing classes due to missing assignments: re-teach, re-take, re-grade....

Deepening your Professional Knowledge and Practice Series

The goal of this series is to introduce short snippets from professional articles geared towards growing us as professional intellectual educators. (TEI Domain 1, 2, 3 and 4).

Everyday we have the opportunity to help build the potential in students to achieve their wildest dreams and deepest desires.

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