Pride of the Tribe

Week of January 07, 2019

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SISD ATTENDANCE WARS BEGINS JANUARY 7TH

Secondary - Whichever Secondary campus has the highest all staff attendance % for each 6 weeks, earns the right to wear jeans EVERY Monday & Friday for the following six weeks. Plus the winning school each 6 weeks will get to hang a banner/sign in the main entrance of their building.


Whichever Secondary School wins the most staff attendance awards in total, will receive a Hamburger Cookout sometime during the last week of school, courtesy of SISD Administration.

Dread Making Sub Plans No More!

How about trying #GridPlans? Don't type it all out--Record video in an organized platform. No fluff days. Nothing lost in translation. Talk directly to your students. This could even be great for students who are absent for extracurricular activities!


Learn how below!

Nuts & Bolts

  • GRADES - Grades need to be posted by 8:00 am on January 7th.


  • LESSON PLANS - Due Friday, January 11th for the following week.


  • WEBSITES - Update with the revised syllabus that was sent to you. This is very important, as it can help you if parent issues arise. TRUST ME...


  • EMERGENCY BINDERS - Need to updated with new rosters, etc. by Monday, Jan. 14th.


  • CLASSROOM NORMS - The start of a new semester is a great time to review procedures and expectations. Remember, our students need to be told EXACTLY what is expected of them. Do not assume they will know.

Upcoming Events

January 7
  • CTE/Elective Department Meetings @ 7:45am
  • Professional Development Day, 9:00 - 4:00pm
January 8
  • Math/Science Department Meetings @ 7:45am
  • Teacher Work Day
  • Girls Basketball @ Aubrey 5:00pm

January 9

  • English/SS Department Meetings @ 7:45am

January 10




January 11

  • Algebra Interim Assessment
  • Boys & Girls Basketball vs Celina@ SHS, 5:00pm

I Leave You With This...

The effectiveness of a teacher's 45-minute lesson is determined by those hours of preparation that no one ever sees. ~ Principal Kafele


If they didn't HAVE to be there, would you be teaching to an empty room? #beengaging

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