Monday Talk

March 21, 2016


CONGRATS to Brooke on her decision to have a new adventure in life as a stay at home mommy and her pursuit to finish her doctorate degree.

(Please email me if there is any celebrations or sharing that needs to be added to our Monday Talks…..if I miss anything please let me know……thanks)

School Calendar

Please make sure to check our School Calendar daily for changes and updates. Kelly Priest keeps it updated with DIF dates, robotic club, etc. Ms. Laurita oversees the updates with Sports, Testing, etc. District Dates are imported in as well. If your club, etc. needs someting posted please send Ms. Pope an email. Thanks!!!!
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PBIS Team Training

Adding Training to Our Awesome PBIS Team!!!! Always Growing!!!!
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This Week of Events at Highfalls

March 21

Mandatory Benefits Meetings: 1:15 Bus Drivers / Custodians

1:45 Cafeteria

2:45 Faculty Teachers / TAs

March 22

9:00am On-Site Grade 8 Registration Overview

End of Grading Period


March 23

Spring Pictures

March 24

JEAN Friday on Thursday!!!!!

Report Cards

Ice Cream for Grade 3, 4, and 5 students that Participated in Fiddlers Convention

March 25

No School.....Holiday!!!!!

Next Weeks Events at Highfalls :

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Check Out the Grade 7 / 8 Field Trip Activities to Betsy- Jeff Penn Camp on Twitter @beyer_mrs

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Thanks Coach Perry.....any questions please ask!
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At this time, a survey is being conducted to gauge interest in changing Highfalls (one word) to High Falls (two words). If interests deem a change in the spelling of Highfalls then the topic of how it will be funded will then take place. All surveys are due back by March 24th. A Community Forum will take place on Thursday, April 7 to share survey results, etc. The community forum will be from 6:00 pm-7:30pm in the auditorium.

Literacy and Math PD dates / topics for the remainder of 2015-2016:


January 20th: MP5 and Visual Representations

February 17th: MP6 and Interacting with Peers

March 16th: MP7 and Understanding Problems

April 6th: MP8 and Organizing

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Floor Buffing!!!!

Ms. Brenda and her awesome team will be buffing the main floors on the following dates. Please be sure to make arrangements to leave at 3:15 on the following days and be mindful of scheduling meetings due to the noise and floor restrictions. If you have any questions please see Ms. Brenda!

February 2

March 1

March 15

April 5

April 19

May 3

May 17

****If it is raining on these dates the floors will be done on the Thursdays of the scheduled week.

Daily Expectations for Soaring to Excellence

PBIS Rubric....Remember Students are not to loose stamps or receive Strikes :)

Bell to Bell Instruction

Alignment to Standards


Student Engagement

Differentiated Instruction

Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"

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