CSHS Weekly Bulletin

January 18-23, 2016

A Day to Remember with Alan November

Last Friday, CSISD kicked off the Spring Teaching and Learning Series of exceptional guests who will be training administrators, teachers, and students in our district. The first guest speaker was technology guru and educational innovator, Alan November. Mr. November met with students from throughout CSISD for a breakfast seminar (including 3 CSHS students) and then trained administrators the rest of the day in our LGI. Mr. November is interesting to watch and learn from--part mad scientist, part genius, part storyteller. His session made me question and reflect on much of what I know (or think I know) about how this generation learns.

We will be weaving Mr. November's insights, technology tips, and philosophy of learning into future staff development, but I couldn't wait to share him with you. If you have a moment, this video is a good introduction into the out of the box thinking that characterizes his works. He also has a wonderful website, and some of you are already familiar with his work through the "Googling with Grimes" session presented a couple of years back at CSHS. CSHS has set the standard as educational leaders and innovators in CSISD. I can't wait to see how you will use the tools we will share with you from Alan November!

May you all have a wonderful week!


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Student Recognition

We'd like to recognize the success of our students on the announcements and social media. Please email Tiffany and Victoria or place an announcement in the box on Tiffany's desk. In order to be included on social media, please either send a picture of students or your organizations logo. Thanks!

Student Registration Calendar

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Mid-year Goal Meetings

The administrators have started holding meetings with teachers to reflect on the goals set during August staff development.

If you have not yet scheduled your meeting, please contact Victoria Hester immediately.

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Technology Questions?

  • If you need help with the gradebook, ask Randi Costenbader for assistance.
  • To have your teacher website linked to our campus site or if any of the information listed on the Staff Directory page is incorrect, please complete this form. Randi Costenbader will get it updated ASAP.

Are you showing announcements during advocate?

Please make sure you are showing the Daily Announcements each day during Advocate.
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Duty Schedule

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Walk Throughs

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Upcoming Events

1/25 Theater Musical: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

1/26 Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Willis

1/26 Cougar Bball vs. Livingston/Hempstead

1/25-1/25 Senior Cap & Gown Ordering During Lunches

1/27 Early Release Staff Development Day

1/28 Youth & Government State Competition

1/29 Cougar Bball vs. Huntsville

1/29 Cougar Soccer vs. Rudder

1/30-31 Band UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest

2/1 Cougar Club General Membership Meeting

2/2 AMC 10/12 Test

2/2 Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Livingston

2/2 ALL Basketball vs. Consol

2/5 Cougar Soccer vs. Huntsville

2/5 Lady Cougar Bball vs. Bryan

2/6 Orchestra Solo & Ensemble Contest

2/8 Welcome to the Pride

2/8 Cougar Baseball vs. CyFair

2/9 Choir Concert

2/9 Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Consol

2/9 Cougar Bball vs. Caney Creek

2/11 NHS Induction Ceremony

2/12 Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Caney Creek

2/12 Cougar Baseball vs. Concordia Lutheran

2/12-13 UIL Academics Invitational @ Magnolia

2/16 Lady Cougar Softball vs. Caldwell

2/16 Cougar Soccer vs. Bryan

2/16 Cougar Bball vs. Rudder

2/17 AMC 10/12 Test

2/18 Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest

2/19 End of 4th Six Weeks

2/19 Cougar Soccer vs. Willis

2/20 Sadie Hawkins Dance

2/22 Cougar Baseball vs. Brenham

2/23 Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Rudder

2/24 Junior Class Field Trip to George Bush Library

2/25 Orchestra UIL Recital

2/25-27 Cougar Baseball Brazos Invitational Tournament

2/26 Cougar Soccer vs. Livingston

2/26-27 HOSA Area Meet @ Brenham

2/26-27 UIL Academics Invitational @ AMCHS