SMMS STAFF NOTES

Week Of 16 November 2015

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MISSION DRIVEN

Please check out the piece below on what we're all doing here at a Catholic school...

This piece reminds us of what we know: relationships are the bulk and backbone of teaching...

More On Relationships...

I'd argue that we have one of the most socioeconomically diverse schools in the city, and this includes families who really struggle to make ends meet. This piece identifies some of the effects of that reality, and what we can do about them...

A Crucial Aspect Of Cultivating A Growth Mindset Is Ensuring That Students Grasp The Hard Science Behind It. This Piece Helps Us With That...

Some More Brain Research...

Seriously Awesome Resources...

When Classrooms Flow, There Is A Real Difference, And Improved Learning. It Doesn't Just Happen Magically, As The Piece Below Explains...

Especially For Coach, But For All Of Us, Especially As Basketball Starts...

THANK YOU!!!

For your help with Turkey Bingo. Many of you helped by participating in child care, cleaning, helping with set up, and ensuring that we had decorations.


Thanks to you, it was a great success. We raised over $4,000.

PERMANENT RECORDS

You know who you are. Please do these.

RSVP PLEASE

If you haven't yet, please let me know if you're going to the Gratitude Get Together at Madhatter's from 1-3 on Friday. It's free. Food and beverages will be served. There will be absolutely no dancing.

Friday = Noon Dismissal With No After School Care

Mass This Week

Go 8th Grade!