Alice High School

September 15, 2014

Meet the Teachers

Don't forget that Meet the Teachers is tonight at 6:30. Please gather in the auditorium by department no later than 6:15.

Please have each parent sign your contact sheet. It would be nice if you could have a copy of your syllabus or a card with your email address on it to give to parents when they stop by to see you.

Remember that this is not a time to discuss grades. If a parent wishes to do so, please have them schedule a parent-teacher conference through Nelda Garcia.

Pep Rally Thursday!

Due to the inservice on Friday, we will have our pep rally on Thursday and we will follow the pep rally bell schedule. There will be no PowerPeriod.

Friday's Inservice

We are very fortunate to have a presentation entitled "Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites" presented by Dr. Marcia Tate from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

From 12:30 - 4:00 you will work on lesson planning in your content areas. Keep in mind that six weeks' tests are fast approaching.


Cathy Bear - Sept. 14
Colleen Soza - Sept. 17
Nancy Martin - Sept. 18
Diana Galvan - Sept. 21

Classroom Management Ideas

"Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or experienced teacher, having strategies for effective classroom management is essential for creating positive, successful learning spaces (and staying sane!). In this guide you’ll find 25 tips for managing your classroom. You can view the presentation here: "

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Please Note! Due Dates for Writing Samples from ELL students

September 26: Expository or Procedural academic sample from SOCIAL STUDIES and narrative sample about a past event from ELAR

November 7: Expository or Procedural academic sample from MATH and expository from ELAR

January 9
: Expository or Procedural academic sample from SCIENCE and basic descriptive or a familiar topic from ELAR

February 20: Write about a familiar process (how to) from ELAR


Progress monitoring forms must be completed in Eduphoria on the following dates for your ELL students:

October 10, 2014
November 21, 2014
January 23, 2015
March 6, 2015
April 24, 2015
June 5, 2015

Please mark your calendar accordingly so as not to miss this important requirement. Thanks!

Do This Everyday!

Please be sure to sign in every morning and sign out every afternoon. If you leave campus during the day for any reason, please be sure to sign out and back in upon return. This is very important in the event that we have an evacuation or other such occurrence.