InTheLoop - April 22, 2016

BCS Lumberton's Weekly News - Editor, D. O'Brien

Main office

  • J. Kamau, Principal
  • M. Castellane, Supervisor of Education
  • R. McGill, Secretary

Our Mission:

"We provide students with the abilities and skills to cultivate independence, build character and empower them to reach their highest potential.”

We are a team of highly supportive and trained professionals defeating daily challenges like superheroes!


If you would like to use a movie as an instructional tool be sure to have it approved by Mr. Kamau or Mr. Castellane.

Using Movies to Increase Engage Students in the Learning Process

Using movies in class can be engaging and helpful for students. However, teachers who show movies that are not connected to learning have given movies a bad name. more...


The PARCC assessments are aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and were created to measure students' ability to apply their knowledge of concepts rather than memorizing facts. The PARCC assessments require students to solve problems using mathematical reasoning and to be able to model mathematical principles. In English Language Arts (ELA), students will be required to closely read multiple passages and to write essay responses in literary analysis, research tasks and narrative tasks. The assessments will also provide teachers information on student progress to inform instruction and provide targeted student support.

April 18 to 22

1. The Marking Period 3 Awards Ceremony will be held this coming Monday, April 25 from 10am to 11am in the cafeteria.

2. PARCC testing will begin next week.

3. Core teachers: please administer the ABC survey to all of your students during 5th period on Monday (April 25). CA teachers: Ms. Kelly will direct you on how to administer the survey. Thank you.

4. Administrative Professional's Day is April 27th.

Find Your Field - Career Corner

The psychologist John L. Holland’s theory of career choice is more than a half-century old, but it remains an essential tool for vocational batteries and career counselors. Personality types and interests are sorted into six categories and matched with suitable careers. A three-letter Holland Code is often used to identify a cluster of strengths, and linked to particular majors for use in counseling. The O*NET job center website, sponsored by the Department of Labor, has a quick test to reveal your Holland profile. Where might you fit in? Consider these Holland-based personality/career matchups.
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TED Talks

10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee:

Culinary Arts

Menu for this week:

Friday – open faced roast beef sandwich with fries

Desserts- sweet potato pies or apple bread

Assorted cookies


April 1st- Latoya Moreland

April 13th- Steve Gordon

April 15th- Jody Mangus

April 22nd- Kristine Lewis

April 23rd- Kristina Travaglione

April 23- Blake Cadmus

April 27th- Dave Lentini

April 29th- Bryan Cummings


Positive Behavior Support Program - Easy as A-B-C

What Will I Earn Through the ABC Program?


Where do you want to go? How will you get there?