February 19, 2016
2 Weeks Until Spring Break....
Over the next two weeks, we will be trying to get as many observations done as possible. Email Melissa if you want a specific date and time. I'm about done with our Math hallway and I have had a lot of fun with our teachers and students.
March 1st - 4th will be reserved for core benchmarks within the allotted classroom time. If you are wanting to start on Tuesday, make sure they have enough to do - or that you have planned something for the last two days before Spring Break.
That Friday is normally a mess as we will have cheer tryouts, dance preparation, etc. That may be a good week to have no tutorials or anything "extra" planned for anyone.
UIL is this Saturday - We are trying to make this the last thing we are hosting on our campus for several years. I know we have done our share of that for a while. Stop by on Saturday if you get a chance. It really is one of the best days of the year.
The kids were really excited to have me observing...no idea why...
He said he wanted a "Star Wars" picture.....
Martin's Ice Cream
Martin had several kiddos that she bought ice cream for....20 straight assignments without failing! Great job kids and Mrs. Martin!!!
Monday, February 22nd: Cheer Meeting @ 6:00; Beginning of 5th Six Weeks
Tuesday, February 23rd: HS Counselors on Campus
Wednesday, February 24th: HS Counselors on Campus
Friday, February 26th: Band @ Kemp HS
Saturday, February 27th: JH Tennis @ Home, Tourney
This is an example of what the 8th grade math classes were doing this week.
It was great getting to see Mrs. Carrillo and Mrs. Martin do the same lesson - I learned different things each time, but I'm also reminded of how much I struggle at math.
I've done this enough to wear I can almost pick out the parts even though everyone is practicing and doing something different.
"You Gotta Jump"....but....."Take My Hand"
This song, for me, went with it. Two weeks from tomorrow we will be able to relax a little and reflect on how far we have came this year.
Core teachers: Do not sweat the upcoming benchmarks. These are the last ones, but will tell us the most helpful information of what we need to spiral back in on review.
We are starting the 5th Six Weeks on Monday....hard to believe.