Monday Talk

November 16, 2015


**Please continue to lift up Dawn Priest’s mother!

(Please email me if there is any celebrations or sharing that needs to be added to our Monday Talks…..if I miss anything please let me know……thanks)

This Week of Events at Highfalls

Nov 16

Faculty Meeting 2:45 Budget Update MCS

Relay for Life Meeting at Chicken Hut 5:30pm...Please Join Ms. Laurita there to find out more about this worthy cause for Cancer Research.

PAC Meeting 6:00-6:45 in Media Center

Nov. 17

Nov. 18

Data PLC with IC during Plannings

Math PD 2:45 Instructional Coach Media Center

D Pope: Off-Site PM Southern Pines

Nov. 19

ThanksGiving Meal in Cafeteria for Staff and Students....$4.00 pre-orderd with Ms. Linda

D Pope: Off-Site Southern Pines

Nov. 20

D Pope: Off-Site Southern Pines

Next Week's Events at Highfalls

Nov. 23

Faculty Meeting Learn Like a Pirate

Nov. 24

Beulah Baptist Church will be providing lunch for the staff. A schedule will be designed to allow a duty free lunch!

Nov. 25

Optional Workday

Nov. 26 and Nov. 27: Holiday Happy ThanksGiving!!!!!

Dr. Bob Classroom Visits!!!!!

Fourth Grade Team assisted Dr. Bob with Pt of View Texts and Number Disks!!

Congrats Ryan, Madeline, and Angelique.....Runner Ups!!!!

Eagle Power was at "Are You Smarter Than A MCS Fifth Grader"!!!!
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On-Site Professional Development

Book Study (Media Center 2:45pm)

September 21st Chapters 1 and 2

October 12th Chapter 3

October 26th Chapter 4

November 9th Chapter 5

November 23rd Chapter 6

December 7th Chapter 7-9

Literacy PD (Media Center 2:45 pm)

September 2nd Monitoring/Clarifying (“Fix-up Strategies”)

October 7th Making Connections/Activating Background Knowledge

November 4th Visualizing

December 2nd Evaluating/Determining Importance

Math PD

September 16th MP1 and Problem Solving Strategies

October 21st MP2 and Number Talks

November 18th MP3 and Thinking Aloud

December 16th MP4 and Modeling

Daily Expectations for Soaring to Excellence

Bell to Bell Instruction

Alignment to Standards


Student Engagement

Differentiated Instruction

Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"

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