HJHS Weekend Update

May 15, 2016

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Every Student! Every Day!

So the Weekend Update was hard to do this weekend. The weather owned me! The family and I spent most of our weekend outside working in the yard and enjoying family time. Pure joy!


Even though it is hard to keep up routines as we anticipate our break, we must focus - every day - on finishing strong! Each day is an important day for learning! What are you teaching our students these last days? They are watching and learning from you! Use each day to its fullest! Our students behavior reflect the value of each classroom - if they see you merely counting days, they will too. Work together to find new and engaging lessons for our last nine days! Mrs. Miller and I have sent resources. Try something new! It might work!


As we enter our last 9 days, be ready for anything and everything. The kids are more excited than you and it is manifesting itself in some not-so enjoyable ways! With benchmark testing, normal routines are important!


I cannot ask enough ways or times, please be in the halls during class changes. Before school please be at your doors by 7:45 and after school usher the kiddos out of the building and hang out either outside or in the halls until 3:10. We need your help. Your influence and presence DOES make a difference!!


Continue to plan hard and keep your instruction engaging for all kids!


Have a great week of learning!


Stephanie

Upcoming Events and Notes for this week at HJHS!

We will run the MWF bell schedule for the rest of the year unless otherwise specified.


Monday, May 16: Benchmark Tests - Social Studies


Tuesday, May 17: Benchmark Tests - Science


Wednesday, May 18: Benchmark Tests - ELA (Washington Students MAY take this one as a make-up on Monday); Educate Alabama during planning; Faculty Meeting


Thursday, May 19: Benchmark Tests - Math (Washington Students who take Algebra will up social studies); Educate Alabama during planning; Spring Choir concert 7:00 @ Lee High


Friday, May 20: Benchmark Tests - Make Ups (Washington Students will make up science); Educate Alabama during planning.


Monday, May 23: Benchmark Tests - ALL benchmarks complete (Washington Students who are in regular math make up Social Studies and the rest take ELA); Start Posting Grades!


Tuesday, May 24: ALL GRADES POSTED BY 3:00


Wednesday, May 25: Verification sheets signed and returned to Mrs. Parker by NOON (Report Cards Must Be Printed!!); Awards and Field Day


Thursday, May 26: Report Cards and Kids Go Home for the Summer!


REMEMBER YOU SHOULD BE POSTING GRADES EVERY WEEK. PLEASE KEEP GRADES UP TO DATE THIS LAST NINE WEEKS.


MAKE SURE YOUR EDUCATE ALABAMA IS UPDATED!

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DEADLINES AND DATES TO REMEMBER!

UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Tuesday, May 10: Spring Band Concert at HHS @ 7:00 pm

  • Thursday, May 12 - Tuesday, May 17: Washington, DC Trip
  • Monday, May 16: Benchmark
  • Tuesday, May 17: Benchmark
  • Wednesday, May 18: Benchmark
  • Thursday, May 19: Benchmark
  • Friday, May 20: Benchmark Make-Up
  • Thursday, May 19: Spring Choir Concert at Lee High School

  • Wednesday, May 25: Awards Day and Field Day
  • Thursday, May 26: Student Last Day
  • Friday, May 27: Teacher Work Day