Weekly Update

Sept. 4th-7th

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Upcoming Dates

  • Parking Lot Supervision: Ms. Polhill
  • Mon, Sept. 3rd: No School Labor Day
  • Week of Sept. 4th: First official eligibility
  • Wed, Sept 5th: during 1st and 2nd periods school-wide MATH MAP testing
  • Wed, Sept. 5th: fire drill 2pm
  • Thurs, Sept 6th: Bullying Presentation by guest presenter Keith Deltano at 10:30 with Warren HS
  • Fri, Sept. 7th: SIP Day 11:10 dismissal (schedule to follow)
  • Thurs, Sept. 13th: Reading MAP Testing 7th & 8th periods

Athletic Early Dismissals

  • Tues. 9/4: XC @ 2:20


*This time reflects 10 minutes prior to the departure time and when students should be released from class.

Fri, Sept. 7th SIP Day Agenda

11:15 to 12:00 – Lunch on your own

12:00 to 12:30 – Chuck Pedersen

· Director of Emergency Management for Jo Daviess County Presentation

12:30 to 2:00 – Ron Shutts

· ALICE Training

· Table Top Activities

2:00 to 3:15

· GCN Training – completion of the videos is due to building principal by end of the 1st quarter

· Classroom work

Upcoming Fire/Storm Drills

Fire:
  • Wed, Sept. 5th 2pm
  • Friday, Sept. 14th 10am
  • Thurs, Sept 20th 1:30 pm

Severe Weather:

  • Tues, Sept. 11th 9:30

Tues/Thurs Readings During Homeroom

  • Stories from readworks.org will be used for additional reading during homeroom. Students can use their chromebooks to complete this activity.

  • On Tuesdays students will read the assigned readworks story and answer the accompanying questions online.

  • A class for each Homeroom teacher has been created.

  • In order for students to access the story they must do the following:

    • Go to readworks.org

    • Click on the “I’m a student” button

    • Each teacher has a unique code for their class (see below). Provide this code to students.

    • Students enter class code.

    • Students read story and answer multiple choice questions. Short answer questions do not need to be completed.

  • Readworks grades the story instantly.

  • On Thursday, review the story with students by going over the correct answers. You may view the correct answers under the Assignments and Progress toolbar.


Class Codes:

Hammann- L4R3H2

Hawley- JTE4MX

Heidenreich-3MEVRS

Hoffer- YP62MP

Huso- 7VR7ES

Kenna- JJ25SK

Duerr-ZJPR6U

Crandall-G62J3A

Pfeifer-5JH6LR

Platt-DVYGKY

Polhill-D6MU2Y

Krug-YBQR7P

Schrader-WTBRPN


*Please make note of your class code so you have it for next week

* Please keep class meetings on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday to avoid conflict with our reading days

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Wed, Sept 5th MATH MAP Testing

  • School-wide MAP testing for all students will occur on Wednesday, September 5th during 1st and 2nd periods. The block period should allow for all students present to complete the test.
  • All teachers with a 1st period class will proctor the test. Teachers that have a middle school assignment or prep 2nd period please see below.
  • Mrs. Malone will set up a testing session with students for each teacher. She will send out more directions for testing when the date gets closer.
  • Seniors do NOT test, but will remain in their 1st hour class and can have a study hall.
  • If you have any problems during testing, please send a text message to Mrs. Malone at 815-238-6932.
  • Students do NOT need a calculator. The MAP testing will provide a calculator on the screen when it is necessary. Students can use a pencil and scrap paper.
  • If students finish before the end of 2nd period, they can work on other homework, but please direct them to bring all materials prior to the start of testing. This way we avoid students in the hallway during testing.


Coverage:

  • Mr. Snyder's 1st hour PE class: test in Mrs. Krug's classroom. Mrs. Krug can supervise the 2nd part of the test during 2nd period, so Mr. Snyder can go over to the MS for 2nd period PE.
  • Mr. Hermann will cover Mr. Kenna 2nd period so Mr. Kenna can get his prep
  • Mrs. Crandall will test in Room 5. Mrs. Dittmar will cover 2nd hour so Mrs. Crandall can get her prep.
  • Ms. Huso will administer the test to the CTE students in the library


**After reviewing, please let me know if you see a problem with the coverage

Thurs, Sept. 13th READING MAP Testing

  • School-wide MAP testing for all students except seniors will occur on Thursday, September 13th during 7th and 8th periods. The block period should allow for all students present to complete the test.
  • All teachers with a 7th period class will proctor the test. Teachers that have a middle school assignment or prep 8th period please see below.
  • Mrs. Malone will set up a testing session with students for each teacher. She will send out more directions for testing when the date gets closer.
  • Seniors do NOT test, but will remain in their 7th hour class and can have a study hall.


Coverage:

  • Mrs. Crandall will test in Room 5 in the high school. Mrs. Krugg will cover Mrs. Crandall's 8th period time during testing.
  • Mr. Snyder's PE class will test in the cafeteria. Mr. Pfeifer will cover his 8th period.

Thurs, Sept. 6th Bullying Presentation

The Elks Lodge in Galena received a grant and have arranged for presenter Keith Deltano to speak to area schools on bullying. Keith will be at the high school at 10:30 on Thursday, September 6th. Warren High School will also be joining us for the presentation. Per Keith's request, please plan to sit among the students during the presentation. You can read more about Keith and his presentation at www.dontbullyonline.com.


The presentation will be around 45min-1 hour. If this impacts lunches, we may need to take 10-15 minutes off the start of 6th hour.

Google Classroom Training

Google Classroom training has been scheduled with Mr. Richardson on Tuesday, September 11th and Wednesday, September 19th. The training will be in small groups for half a day. You will have a sub during the time you are scheduled for the training. The schedule was sent out last week. Please let me know if you have any questions.
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