Tiger Tracks Inside Edition
Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - October 21, 2019
Bus driver appreciation week! Take time to THANK our bus drivers and encourage students to do the same!
THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE:
Monday, October 21
Red Ribbon Week: Area 51 Day/"Kick drugs out of this world"
Open Enrollment starts!
Letter Jacket Fitting-Fall Sports
Last day to purchase from the SWIM team. Click here to visit their store.
Tuesday, October 22
Wear your ASTROS gear!
Red Ribbon Week: Bikers vs. surfers/"Ride drugs out of town"
Letter Jacket Fitting-Fall Sports
Dive Meet: 4:00
Volleyball: vs Clements 4:30/5:30/6:30
Fall Choir Concert: 6:30
Wednesday, October 23
Red Ribbon Week: Throwback Day/Make drugs a thing of the past"
Wear Your Astros Gear!
College wear Wednesday
Staff can earn points today for any of the above - RR week, college, Astros!
Department Head Meeting: 3:00 FOCR
Thursday, October 24
Red Ribbon Week: Twin Day/"Team up against drugs"
Thursday Theme day: Twin Day "Make the Rangers see double"
Student/Staffulty Picture Retakes--Refer to the email from Ms. Long for details.
Football (Freshman) @ Clements : 4:30
Football (JV) vs Clements : 5:00
GSA/IBMA Open House: 7:00
Friday, October 25
Red Ribbon Week: Red out/"Red out of against drugs"
Fridays we wear RED!!!
Biggest loser weigh ins anytime today!
Sandy Hook Promise Assembly 4th period - Details coming soon!
Last day to drop a course and/or change a level to off campus (Seniors only) or office aide (Juniors/Seniors only). Last opportunity to drop a full year course.
Volleyball: vs Kempner 4:30/5:30/6:30
Sugar Shindig: 6:30 p.m. at Safari Texas.
Saturday, October 26
Future Tiger Cheer Clinic: 9:00
Swim Meet (varsity): 9:00
The Take Back event: 10-2 PM at the FBISD Administration Building Parking lot
Football (varsity): vs Clements @ Mercer 1:00 WHITEOUT!
Theatre Fall Show: 7:00
Teacher Shout out to Mrs. Russell, Mr. Gomez, Ms. Mousavidin, Ms. Roberts & Ms. Schinigal!!
Teachers and Paras please collect the following items were due on 10/16:
- Accommodation Logs (GenEd Teacher must sign…Case Manager will sign during pick up from Washington)
- Behavior Documentation
- Inclusion Logs and Work Samples, if applicable
Positive Office Referrals
If you are not already following this lady, Catlin Tucker, on Twitter, you definitely should. She is an English teacher who has written several books on how to implement blended learning in the classroom for students but also to increase teacher efficiency. Her articles are short and direct with ideas that are easy to turn around. Check this one out- not rocket science but totally brilliantJ
Witnessing Others Work (WOW) Award
Ms. Lewis is a powerhouse teacher and works diligently to ensure her students are successful. From planning educational trips abroad to supporting our kids right here in the great state of Texas, Ms. Lewis is an asset to the Travis Tiger team!
Wellness tip: Ditch added sugar, especially from sugary drinks, is a major reason for unhealthy weight gain and health problems like diabetes and heart disease.
Plus, foods like candy, soda and baked goods that contain lots of added sugars tend to be very low in the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy.
Cutting out foods high in added sugars is a great way to lose excess weight.
It’s important to note that even foods promoted as “healthy” or “organic” can be very high in sugar. Therefore, reading nutrition labels is a must.
Congratulations to Mrs. Escorcia: Belles "Teacher of the Week"!!!!!!!
Click on the Flyer to order
Thank you Mr. Pope for coordinating all the PINK OUT fun for our AWESOME staffulty!
Congratulations to Mrs. Garrett! Winner of an Echo Dot for her classroom.
"Arsenic and Old Lace!"
The Travis Theatrical Company presents Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring October 25, 26 and November 1,2 at 7pm in the THS Black Box theater.
Tickets may be purchased online at ttbc.booktix.com. Seating is extremely limited. FBISD employees are free with staff ID. Adult tickets are $7 in advance/ $10 at the door. Students are $3 in advance and $5 at the door. (Student tickets will remain $3 with THS ID.) Children under 5 are free. Please print your ticket voucher or be prepared to show proof of purchase on your mobile phone.
Please park in the front parking lot and enter through the main doors.The doors will open at approximately 6:30pm. Please make arrangements to arrive early, as seating is limited. Unclaimed seats will be released to the general public at 6:55pm.
HAUNTINGLY LOW PACKAGE DEAL INCLUDES:
GENERAL ADMISSION & SPEED FREAK FAST PASS
· TWISTED CIRCUS 3D
· DEADWOOD ASYLUM
· LAZER FURY
ALL FOR ONLY *$40!
*plus additional $2 PayPal convenience fee per ticket (if purchased online),
if purchased on campus there is no convenience fee.
YOU SAVE UP TO $15 with IBMA 'Fright Night' tickets!
These tickets are regularly $50 online and $55 in person.
Ticket Sales End October 24 at 6 p.m.
Pick Up Dates/Time
On Campus during ALL lunches*
o Friday, October 25, 2019
* For on campus ticket purchases you MUST HAVE EXACT CASH ($40) if purchasing in person, or pay using PayPal.
* During on campus pick-ups, the THS student or staff member's name MUST match the name submitted on the Google Form when purchased online.
* Proof of ID (Travis ID or Skyward) MUST be provided at time of pick-up.
Tickets good for admission to REDRUM HAUNTuntil November 2, 2019!!!
HabitudesOnline Access Information for NEW Users!
You now have access to the HabitudesOnline platform.
To access your account, you will log in via www.habitudesonline.com using the following credentials:
- Username: Your email
- Password: Habitudes
Our platform is optimized for the Google Chrome web-browser and may not function optimally with all browsers. Google Chrome is a free browser that can be downloaded HERE.
Let us know if we can assist you with anything else. If you have specific tech support questions, simply use the chat feature in the bottom right-hand corner of your HabitudesOnline home screen or contact us via email at email@example.com.
Ms. Franco, our Professional Learning Lead, now has a form to fill out for any Educational support requests.
Refer to the email from Ms. Spina for specific instructions on 8.14.2019 if you are having trouble navigating through the site.
Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a Support Portal ticker (Formerly CRM ticket) instead of emailing him when you have a request. Thank you!
Grading Policy and Reporting Reminders! - PLEASE REVIEW!
- Do NOT put a 0 in on any assignment that was not completed due to student absence - for any reason - until the student has had sufficient time and opportunity to complete the assignment and failed to do so.
- Assignments in grade book must have specific name - i.e. Ch 12 vocab assignment vs Homework 2
- Grades must be entered within 5 days of assignment due date.
- Late Work is accepted - 1 day late is up to 15 points off; 2 days late is up to 30 points off
- Parent contact is required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact
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