December 1 - 5
Be sure and read about the Technology Updates below. There is a link so that you can share your ideas! Please take a moment to share your thoughts.
Your "Rotel" Reminder for the Week
iCan@KHES Staff Meetings every Thursday from 3:15 - 4:30
December 4th - Google Chromebooks training
December 11th - Meet with Team Leads only
December 18th - Something FUN will be planned. :)
Chromebooks are COMING!
Technology will come to our campus to provide training.
Trainers want to come to your classroom to model usage
C & I meet monthly on different campuses. If/when they are here for any type of meeting they will need to use these during their PD.
- We are being asked to promote the use of these during our faculty meetings and/or PD
Technology Update - iCan@KHES
So, what do we do with the 13,000 raised from our fundraiser? I will be meeting with our CEIC today and with our Team Leaders next week to discuss ideas. Please talk to your team leaders and remember to keep that
"I CAN" attitude -> CREATE, ACCELERATE, iNNOVATE.
Share your ideas by going the link and be sure and use the password provided below. When the Padlet wall opens, just double click anywhere on the wall to add your idea.
This Padlet wall was made with love! Padlet is a great tool to use for brainstorming. You will be able to read everyone's ideas posted!
When asked for a password, type in "khescowboys".
Upcoming Dates to Remember
12/1 - CEIC meeting at 3:30 pm
12/2 - Severe Weather Drill
12/2 -1/2 day grade level planning for Kinder & 1st
12/3 - Warm up Wednesday for ALL & 1/2 day grade level planning for 2nd & 3rd grade
12/3 - Keller Middle School Band assembly for 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade
12/4-12/5 Jane will be out
12/4 - 1/2 day grade level planning for Kinder & 1st grade
12/4 - 4th grade to attend STAAR Expository Writing Training at the Annex on Old Denton Road
12/5 - Character Assemblies
12/5 - 1/2 day grade level planning for 4th grade
12/10-12/12 - PTA Holiday Shop
12/11 - District personnel & KISD Principals visit KHES to complete walkthroughs
12/15 - 2nd grade Music program
12/19 - Winter Holiday parties/Full day of instruction
12/22 - 1/2 Winter Break
Teachers scheduled for their Extra 1/2 day planning meetings may wear Jeans on that day.
Great Things are Happening because of the Sunshine Committee!
We have lots of fun things planned:
- December 1 - February 27th - Every Wednesday is Warm-up/Wind pant Wednesday! You may wear warm ups or wind pants. The Sunshine Committee will also be providing a hot chocolate bar in the teacher's lounge every Wednesday morning.
- December 5th - We are planning our holiday catered dinner/BYOB and white elephant gift exchange. The dinner will be held at Kristen Eriksen's house
- On December 18th we are having a tacky Christmas sweatshirt contest. If you participate you get a jeans pass and could win other great prizes.
Keller Harvel Winter Celebration - THIS Friday at 6:00 pm
An invitation from EVITE was sent out today. Please be sure and RSVP before Wednesday so we have plenty of food available. The party will be held in my home - 9700 Barksdale Drive just off of Heritage Trace Parkway. Hope to see you there.