May 9, 2016
Just think, it's only Monday!
Teacher of the Year Gala
Congratulations again, Jennifer, for being recognized as the Rice Teacher of the Year. Also, congratulations to David Holliday for being recognized as the Beginning Teacher of the Year.
PISD Bond Election
RAVENFEST, May 13
Please make sure grades are updated prior to 9 a.m. on Monday.
TESTING DATES TO REMEMBER, Only Three More Days of STAAR!!!
STAAR Grades 6-7 Reading
STAAR Grade 8 Reading Retest
STAAR Grade 8 Science
STAAR Grade 8 Social Studies
May 31-June 3:
Hours in Lieu of Working June 6, 2016
- Teachers can work June 6, 2016.
- Teachers can document 7.5 hours in lieu of working on June 6. The 7.5 hours are time spent in campus professional learning that are outside of the typical campus work day. These are hours that a teacher can document from August 2015, until the end of the year.
- Teacher could use a personal business day in lieu of working June 6, 2016.
- Teachers document these hours and submit the documentation to you. You keep the documentation on campus.
Social Media and Technology Trends
Sara sent out information regarding a new tool she learned about at an EDCamp a few weeks ago.
Thank you Linda Fleming for being the latest to tackle Twitter to showcase what the students are doing in your classroom!
I am definitely encouraged by the enthusiasm and willingness of the staff to take the plunge and find new ways to make learning fun at Rice!
Great informational resources for you to apply in the classroom. This is updated weekly with Craig McKinney's latest and greatest ideas.