CAHS Staff Connection

November 17, 2014

PLC Meeting November 19, 2014

This week is PLC Cycle Reviews. Sign-in will be in the main office prior to 6:55 a.m.


Cycle reviews will be held the weeks of November 19 and 26.


Please talk with your PLC administrator if you have questions.

Congratulations to our Genesee Valley Rotary Students of the Month!

October - CTE Month

Mackenzie Travis - nominated by Mike Gates

Skyler Shippy - nominated by Brian Klein


November - Fine Arts Month

Tahirah Gaines - nominated by Delynne Miller

Sara Tilley - nominated by Benjy Jones



Upcoming Nominations:

Phys. Ed./Health – December

—English & World Language – January

—Science – February

—Math – March

—Social Studies– April

—Open - May

Nominations are DUE by 15th of each month.

Advisory and Interventions

Upcoming 9th/10th Advisory Content Lessons:


  • —November 24-25 - Vocabulary - 9th and 10th
  • December 1-5 – SS (US History/Econ or Civics) **submit by Fri Nov. 21
  • December 8-12– Science (Physical Science or Biology) **submit by Wed Nov. 26
  • December 15-19 - Math (Algebra I /Geometry) ** submit by Wed Dec 3

Carman Cougars Christmas Party

See information below for the event. Jessyca Mathews is working with the group to do charity work for the C-A District as well as Genesee County. All are invited.
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AAYMPI - Positive Phone Calls and Vocabulary

Congratulations and thank you!! We are up to 131 Positive Phone calls home (on the Google Drive). We are at 34%! On behalf of our staff, I challenged the Middle School to compete on percentage of calls made prior to Thanksgiving. Still waiting to hear back from them.....but let's keep the momentum going. If you have some of your phone calls in Excel, please send what you have to Jeff or I, so we can update the Google Drive.


**Remember to review the list of 1st Session Skill Center students for your 3rd hour students and give them a call as well.


Vocabulary Initiative Words:


Week of November 17

  • Evoke
  • Depict
  • Reflect


Week of November 24

  • Conform
  • Translate
  • Differentiate

Genesee Career Institute (GCI) formerly known as Skill Center

Students interested in programs at GCI will be attending a site visit on Wednesday, November 19th.

Author Expo at CAHS

Carrie Mattern is organizing the Author Expo for this Saturday in the media center . Bring in a children's gift to donate to Hurley Children's Hospital and purchase Jessyca Mathew's book for $10.
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CTE, Fine Arts,and Other Electives Informational Meeting during Advisory

if you are interested in promoting your elective course, you can submit a PowerPoint slide to me (blank background) that will be shown at the C-A informational meeting for 10th and 11th grade students next week during advisory. We can also include promotional slides later in the announcements PowerPoint.



  • 10th Grade will attend meeting in auditorium on Monday Nov. 24 (9:20-9:45)
  • 11th Grade will attend meeting in auditorium on Tuesday Nov. 25 (9:20-9:45)


Teachers are expected to attend with their students and help monitor behavior.

Congrats to Kim Confer and HOSA!

Thank you to Kim and HOSA students for another successful blood drive held on November 7th in the C-A gym!


Blood drive statistics: 47 productive units and 57 donors registered!

C-A Men's Chorale and The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club

You are invited to attend the concert at Hill Auditorium at The University of Michigan Flint this Saturday, November 22. Tickets are available on-line at http://tickets.music.umich.edu/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=2315

Shrek Dinner

We will have a family potluck dinner in the cafeteria on Saturday, December 13th, prior to the Shrek performance at 7:00 p.m.


Plan to bring the family for food and fun with Shrek!

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