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Vol. 2 Edition 25

Welcome to Week 24


  1. Students & Staff of the Week!
  2. Coyote Calendar- Committee Meetings this Week!
  3. School News: Incentive Days!
  4. Assessment News - May Assessment Schedule, ACT-NCR, SAT School Day
  5. Actionable Items- Submit Student and Faculty Howlouts
  6. Coyote Resources-Request Resource Visits! Request use of SAC fund$.
  7. Parent Howler Hub & Coyote Voice

Congratulations to our Coyote Staff of the Week

Hugh Herndon

Valerie Rey

Kaley Balfour

Darrell Davis

Meighan Melsheimer

Orquidea Shoup

Elizabeth Lloyd

Michelle Witty

Kelly Johnson

Janice Doyle

Cherylann Booker

Sapana Sawant

Margaret Peacock

Alexander Ng

Margaret Flood

Stephanie Walls

April Heuss

Arielle Getz

Tanisha Collins

Elizabeth Behner

Wendy Nielsen

Sara McIssac

Rory Conrad

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Congratulations to our Coyote Students of the Week

Nate Richie

Alex Desremaux

Gabriela Miranda

Alyssa Bollent

Alexandra Capocy

Julian Cortez

Erica DuPriest

Sarah Valdes

Tim Ford-Brown

Alexandria Monks

Dawson Murphey

Anabel Gonzalez

Kelsey Kosch

Cody Lydic

Hayley Hildreth

Arianna Felix

Andrew Martinek

Hannah Johnson

Sofia Turner

Gia Valentin-Montanez

Jaynise Martinez-Rojas

Mackenzie Myers

Caya Carlson

Nedim Ahmic

Bailee McClure

Selenia Caban

Evan Alvarez

Ariana Manzano

Marcela Acevedo

Sam Ortiz

Jerod Serrano

Lindsey Daignault

Dekari Stepter

Kerbee Jacgues

Shaday Fonseca

Patrick Fisher

Hannah Hernandez

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Coyote Calendar

Week 24: February 11- February 17

Monday February 11

Online Course Registration in English Classes

MS ELA FSA Practice Tests

3rd Period- ATP Drill

12pm- PHSC Advisor Individual Appointments

12:30pm- Marine recruiters in D Lunch

2pm- Robot C 1-226

2pm- Committee Meetings- Various Locations

2pm- Lady Coyote Engineering Club in 4-102

6pm- ASL WVHS Performing Arts Center

6pm- MS Boy's Basketball vs Rushe @ HOME


Tuesday February 12

Online Course Registration in English Classes

MS ELA FSA Practice Tests

C Lunch/Core+ - ACT-NCR Pre-Admin Session in Media Center

D- Lunch- Herff Jones is here

2pm- After School Detention 3-224

2pm-Robotic and Technology Club Meeting in 4-102

2pm- Tutoring in the Media center until 2pm

3pm- ASLHs meeting in 4-104

3:30- HS Tennis vs WRHS Girls are HOME Boy's are

4pm- HS Track Quad Meet @ HOME

6pm- MS Girl's Soccer vs Rushe @ HOME

6pm- Boy's Basketball District Game vs Cardinal Mooney @ HOME


Wednesday February 13

Online Course Registration in English Classes

Civics EOC Practice Tests

2pm- Class of 2019 in 4-105

2pm- Class of 2020 in 4-225

2pm- Self-Care Faculty Meeting- Various Locations

3pm- Science PD 4-110, 4-111 and 4-121

4pm- Boy's Weightlifting @ Sunlake

6pm- PTSA Board Meeting

6pm- MS Boy's Basketball vs Pineview @ HOME


Thursday February 14

Valentine's Day

Online Course Registration

US History EOC Practice Tests

2nd Period- Class of 2019 Meeting

12:30pm- US Army Recruiter in D Lunch

2pm- After-School Detention 3-224

2pm-EOS Meeting

2pm- National Honor Society Meeting in 3-203

6pm- Spirit Night for MS Girl's Soccer- Corraro

6pm- MS Girl's Soccer vs Pine View MS @ HOME


Friday February 15

Activity Bell Schedule

PERT Exam

1pm- HS Winter Sports Pep Rally

2pm-5pm- MS Valentines Day Dance in Cafeteria

2pm- Odyssey of the Mind 3-107

2:30pm- State Wrestling Championship


Saturday February 16

Spirit Champions

12pm- Girl's Lacrosse vs Twin Peaks

8am- Conference Championship @ Pasco High

School News

Computer Cart Return / Checkout Procedures

Just a reminder:
  • Carts are to be returned daily unless arranged otherwise ahead of time
  • All computers/ipads need to be plugged in
  • All computers/ipads need to be in the correct numbered spots
  • The carts need to be plugged into the wall and in the correct spot. Please check that the button on the cart is lit up by the cord. If it is not, the cord may need to be pushed in.


If you are having students return the carts PLEASE reiterate the procedures and give them ample time to return the cart before the bell rings. Mrs. Warren or I may not be around to supervise as they get returned. Do not assume that the student knows what to do so please tell them.


Checkout & Cancelation- If you have checked out a computer cart but no longer need it, please delete your requests so that is open for another teacher to reserve. If you switch carts with another teacher please reflect that on the checkout system.


Thank you for working as a community!

The Golden Coyote has been awarded to Mrs. Gricoski!

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!
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Incentive Days are coming up!

Did you ever just want a period during the school day where you decide what you want to do? Well now you can! Cypress Creek will have its first Incentive Day for high school students on March 5th, and for middle school students on March 6th. All you need to do is make sure that you have all A’s, B’s, and/or C’s in all of your classes by next Friday, February 15th and you will earn that period to do what only you want to do! Check out the posters around campus, and on social media, for more details.
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Committee Meetings on Monday

Please review the committee member list if you are unsure what team to attend.

Locations

PD Team - Media

ABC – Room 1-113

Coyote Celebration – 3-201

PBIS Discipline – Media 2

Facilities and Safety – Admin Conference Room

Please ensure that meeting minutes have been taken and submit to jferry@pasco.k12.fl.us

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Assessment News

May Testing Schedule Released

Want to know what our spring testing schedule for May looks like???


Take a deep breath and check out the CCMHS Assessments Calendar in the following places:


The proctor schedule will be coming soon!!!

SAT School Day - April 9th

Juniors and Seniors, want the convenience and ease of taking the SAT on a weekday at CCMHS?


Cypress Creek will be offering the regular SAT exam on Tuesday, April 9th, to all interested juniors and seniors. This is only time that the SAT exam is offered during the school day AND at CCMHS. Students must register in the MEDIA CENTER with Mrs. Larimore or Mr. Copeland. The cost is $55 and parents/students may by cash, check, or credit card via their ACORN account. If a parents pays online, the student must still register in the Media Center.


The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 6th.

ACT-NCR 2/19-2/21

Registered juniors and seniors that have not met the Algebra 1 EOC and/or FSA ELA graduation assessment requirement will participate in the ACT-Non College Reporting exam during the week of 2/20-2/21. Only one session will be administered each day. Students only have to sit for the session(s) they need (i.e. students needing only the ELA requirement do not have to sit for the Mathematics session). Students needing the ELA requirement will sit for both the English and Reading sessions.

Wed 2/20 English

Thu 2/21 Mathematics

Fri 2/22 Reading

Students may leave the testing room as they finish the exam.


Testing will take place in the Media Center all three days. Attendance for the students testing has already been set to NAS. Please check out the SAT & ACT folder in Assessments in Sharepoint for rosters and testing information.

FSA ELA/Algebra 1 EOC Retakes - February

The last round of FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC retakes for this school year will take place February 25th through March 8th. Please encourage our students (especially our seniors that still need this graduation requirement) to do their best.

2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Next week, the High School will be participating in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, also known as the YRBS. This is a 45 minute national survey conducted by the CDC (Center for Disease Control) out of Atlanta, Georgia. The YRBS is a survey that Pasco County Schools has previously participated in. This survey will be completed anonymously and students and classes will be randomly selected at our school to participate. A passive permission slip has been sent home today with students whose class is randomly selected. Therefore, if you wish for your student to NOT participate in this anonymous survey, please return the completed “opt out” portion on the permission slip. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Copeland, our School Assessment Coordinator.

2019 Florida Youth Survey

Next week, the Middle School will be participating in the 2019 Florida Youth Survey sponsored by the Department of Health, the Department of Education, and the Department of Children and Families. This survey will be completed anonymously and students and classes will be randomly selected at our school to participate. A passive permission slip will be sent home Monday with students whose class is randomly selected. Therefore, if you wish for your student to NOT participate in this anonymous survey, please return the completed “opt out” portion on the permission slip. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Copeland, our School Assessment Coordinator.

High School News

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Middle School News

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Actionable Items

Submit a Faculty or Student Howlout!

Faculty Howlouts will drive our selections for Staff Member of the Week. Each week we will announce all of our HS and MS Coyote staff members of the week! These staff members will have their names announced on the intercom on Friday. At the end of the quarter the Staff Members of the Week will be invited to a special luncheon in their honor! We look forward to receiving numerous staff shout outs so we have many to select from each week!”


Student Howlouts: At the end of the week these students will be invited down to the flag pole in the center of the courtyard where we will have a Coyote Flag to be raised on Friday. These students will get the honor of raising the flag each Friday, and will have their names announced on the intercom! At the end of the quarter we will have a breakfast for all of our Students of the Week and their parents.



Faculty- Click here to submit

Student- Click here to submit

Coyote Resources

Resources Available to you!

Classroom visit- Behavior Specialist Request

Learning Design Coach Meeting with Mrs. Manning

Mrs. Hetzler-Nettles Classroom Visit


SAC Funds: If you would like to request funding for an initiative in your classroom or a school-based activity, please complete the following Mach Form: SAC Funds Request Form

Student Services

Are you concerned about a student? Behavior, Academics, or Attendance

Refer them to the Students Services Team!!


Click here to refer them!

Parent Howler Hub

Here is this weeks Parent Howler Hub! This is sent out via remind on Sunday Night!


If you ever want to submit anything to go in the Howler please use this request link!

It is also in the Requests Section of Sharepoint. It gives you a "fatal error" but it goes through.