Weekly Update #4

September 21-25, 2015

Shout Outs

Click on the link below to give a shout out to a staff member who has done or is doing something wonderful! For example: Started tweeting, tried a DOK level 3 task, helped a student fill out a job application...


Information and Updates

Please note the new format of our weekly updates. I hope you enjoy them. They will also be posted in the shared google file as a link.

Note above: the shout outs will be tweeted to recognize our staff and students.

Last week Mr. Tomak, our school board member, was on campus to sign the Constitution in Mrs. Schuler's class. He also visited a few classes and reported that he truly enjoys visiting our wonderful campus and seeing common core instructional strategies in practice! Thank you for continuing to strive to implement new instructional strategies.

Senior Guidance Lessons will take place in English classes this week. Senior parent night is Thursday in the Theater at 6:30 p.m.

This week is Rivalry Spirit Week - please refer to the email from Samantha Hirsch regarding the dress up days.

Professional Development Time - SPAC

Professional Development time this week is dedicated to Specialized Academic Programs. The schedule and teams are listed in the shared drive. Your leader should let you know where to meet. Be sure to have one person in the group complete the google form which Mr. Webb will share with you.

Athletic Arena (Varsity Sports)


Girls Golf v Palm Desert @ 3:15 pm @ Indian Springs

Girls Tennis @ Palm Springs @ 3:15 pm

Girls Volleyball at Cathedral City @ 6:00pm


Boys and Girls Cross Country @ Xavier @ 3:30pm


Girls Golf v Cathedral City @ 3:15 pm @ Indian Springs

Girls Tennis @ Xavier Prep @ 3:15 pm


Boys Water Polo @Diamond Bar Tourney @ 3:15 pm

Football @ 7 p.m. v Palm Desert

Academic Word of the Week - Context

HI - here is a link which you are welcome to share with your students regarding the academic word of the week: https://youtu.be/jCLazsXZi-M

The green paper version is in your mailbox.

Last Week winners: Koty Burton: 12th, Marc Casibang:10th, Elliott Jamison: 11th, Iris Mendez: 10th, Sienna Sutton: 10th, Nicholas Worden: 11th