Marshall Newsletter

October 19-24

First Nine-Weeks Report Cards and New Nine-Weeks

Student report cards for the 1st nine-weeks will be posted to HAC on Friday, 10/23. Please log into your HAC account to check your student’s report cards.


The first day of the 2nd 9 weeks is Monday, October 19th. We have adjusted our synch time to begin at the beginning of each class period. It is imperative that students continue to log into synch time (when not on campus) to engage in instruction.

Synchronous Time Change

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Second Nine-Weeks Hybrid A-group and B-group Days

Monday is a B-group day. This means if your last names is an M-Z, regardless of grade level, you are part of the B-group and you attend school on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting October 19. A-group is alpha A-L and attends school Tuesday and Thursday starting October 20th.


A-Group: A-L

B-Group: M-Z

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Virtual Homecoming

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Important Reminders

AP Testing: Payment for AP Exams is due by October 30th. No extensions. Pay on MySchoolBucks.


Hybrid change: Please use the attached calendar to see A-Group and B-Group days illustrated for the next nine weeks.


Synchronous Time Change: Synchronous time will start class each class period. Please make sure you child is logging in everyday to synchronous time. If you would like a copy of the synchronous schedule, you can access it at www.nisd.net/marshall. The schedule is also located in the top of the newsletter.


Some students are checking their grades using the GradePro app. This app is not accurate. Please encourage students to check HAC for accurate information regarding grades.

Helpful Digital Tip


Did you know that over 70% of kids hide their online behavior from their parents? This link will direct you to resources to help your family deal with the online world.


Common Sense Media/social-media


District Tutoring Options

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Counseling Updates

The NISD College Night will be hosted virtually this year on November 2, 2020. This format will provide students access to over 350 colleges and universities. Students will view informational videos as well as chat with admission representatives. In order to participate in these sessions, students must pre-register. Please refer to the Counseling Schoology Page for more details.


Once students have registered for this event, they will be able to attend ANY of the Texas events that are hosted by TACRAO (Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers).


Tickets for NISD Stadiums

Online Ticketing

https://nisd.net/athletics/online-tickets


Health Screening is Required


QR code for Gus: Use this code and fill out the health questionnaire prior to the game. If done, all you need to show is your green screen to enter the game.


Also, buy tickets prior to the game and save time before the game.

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Staff Spotlight

Mrs. Millican graduated with a BM in Music Performance from Southwest Texas State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She earned an MM in Performance with an emphasis in Musical Theater and Opera from Arizona State University.


Mrs. Millican is currently in her 25th year of teaching. She has been a private voice instructor, taught elementary and high school level music/choir, and was the Director of Choral Activities at Temple College for 8 years. She has sung professionally in the US as well as Germany and England. Some of her favorite roles have been the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Madame Lidoine in Dialogue of the Carmelites, Marion in The Music Man, and the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors. She has sung both the soprano and mezzo soprano roles in various oratorios to include the Rutter Gloria, Vivaldi Gloria, Handel Messiah, Bach Magnificat and the Schubert Mass in G. She has also sung with the Houston Symphony, Temple Symphony and the Altenburg Symphony in Altenburg, Germany.


Mrs. Millican has been the soprano section leader at St. Luke's Episcopal Church for the past 13 years, and has traveled and sung extensively throughout England with this group.

She is currently in her 14th year as Choir Director at Marshall.


Mrs. Millican currently teaches vocal jazz, mixed choir, treble choir, advanced treble choir, and tenor bass choir. She is currently the musical director for the musical and leads students in several extracurricular competitions such as the Texas All-State Competition, UIL concert and Sight Reading Contest and UIL Solo and Ensemble.


Mrs. Millican loves being with her family and relaxing. She also enjoys reading and sometimes binge watching a good series on Netflix. Mrs. Millican really loves performing on the stage and wishes she had the time (and energy) to do more of it.

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