Weekly Warrior

Volume 7 Issue 11 Oct 24th, 2016

Important Dates

Oct 23rd-Drama Class Play Performance-Invited Classes
Oct 24th-Literacy Team Meeting in Library at 3:30
Oct 26th-PLC/Program Review
Oct 28th-Junior Class ACT Prep Session @SCC
Nov 2nd-HOT Expo @ The Center
Nov 3rd-Trimester 1 Final Exams for 1st/3rd/5th
Nov 4th-Trimester 1 Final Exams for 2nd/4th
Nov 4th-ACT Registration Deadline for December ACT
Nov 7th-Growth Day
Nov 8th-No School-Election Day
Nov 9th-Trimester 2 Begins
Dec 2nd-Junior Class ACT Prep Session @SCC

Junior ACT Student Session on Friday, October 28th @SCC

On Friday, October 28th, ALL juniors will attend an ACT study session on the campus of Somerset Community College. Please make your students aware of this opportunity to prepare for the ACT and encourage them to take full advantage. Students will board the bus after attendance is taken and will return by 2:30. Lunch will be provided for students and session leaders at SCC. For some helpful ACT tips, check out the links below:

Free ACT Study Guide (sign-up required) from Method Test Prep


McGraw Hill 10 ACT Practice Tests

Also, check out these free apps for ACT prep:

ACTStudent
ACT UP
play 2 prep
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Try this Out!

Quizalize is a newer game platform like Kahoot. Students play your quiz/answer questions on their laptops/tablets/phones by going to the Quizalize website and entering their names and a class code provided by you. Students are awarded points for correctly answering questions quickly and given feedback instantly on every quiz question that they answer. A total score is presented to students at the end of every quiz.
As a teacher, you are able to see the scores for each student in your class and on the results page, you can quickly identify the questions that gave students the most difficulty in terms of correct answers. You also have access to the time that was needed to answer each question.

LAST DAY for Open Enrollment for 2017 Kentucky Employees' Health Plan

Open enrollment for our 2017 KEHP benefits is October 10 – 24, 2016. This is a mandatory open enrollment period. Everyone must enroll in or waive health insurance coverage. If you do not make an election, you will be defaulted to the standard PPO plan for 2017 at the same level as your 2016 plan (single, couple, parent plus, family).

Tools to use:

  • Your KHRIS user ID and personalized benefits analyzer were sent in the mail. This information will help you determine what steps you need to take for open enrollment.
  • The Benefits Selection Guide with detailed information on benefits, plans, health reimbursement arrangements, and flexible spending accounts is available from your insurance coordinator.
  • Benefit fairs are being held around the state. View times and locations here.

Success With Higher Standards

Southwestern High School will strive to graduate every student college/career ready and prepared for the 21st century.