Staff Saber Scoop

Feb. 4, 2016

Reminders:

1. We have a Faculty meeting this Tuesday at 7:45 a.m. in the Lounge.

2. We have Mass this coming Wednesday for Ash Wednesday, but do not have Mass on Friday, Feb. 12.

3. Homeroom teachers only will have another meeting regarding Race for Education on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

4. Teachers, please be in your rooms at the end of the day and make sure your students are quiet. Many times, you are unable to hear the office call to your room because of the noise.

5. Instruct your students and parents to uninstall the Ascend app and install it again. This needs to be done in order for it to work with the new IOS update.

6. Don't forget to remind your students to bring in 3 laundry pods or a dollar on Tuesday for Crazy Socks day on Tuesday, Feb. 9. (Clothe the Naked)

7. We will have a FREE red and pink dress down day next Friday for Valentines' Day!

Faculty Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 7:45am

St. Hilary School Faculty Lounge

Agenda Items:

1. School calendar 2016-7, Back-to-School Night

2. Testing Schedules

3. Ascend Update

4. Staffing for next year

5. Reconciliation Service changes

6 Race for Education - May 11, 2016

Happy 25th Birthday, Kristen! (February 9th)

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Morning Duty

Cathie Durkin

Mary Kelly

Door Duty

Frinett

Tracey

Lunch Duty

Michele S.

Susie C.

Erin M.

Kaki F.

Rosemary T.

E.M.

Team K

Please pray for Alexia's father, Darcy's cousin, Annie's brother and friend, Jackson, Adrienne's daughter, and Mary Pullekins' husband, and Tracey's sister.

Kristen Hamby contacted Ascend and they have made the following changes:

They have added the export grade book and they are reprogramming the app so that Excused shows as E, Did not submit shows as D, Pending shows as P, and Absent shows as A. Previously the app was just showing a 0 for those special types of entered grades so parents were panicking a lot since most parents check the app on their phones. I have also contacted them about the app orientation of the iPads. It shows in the wrong orientation on the iPads right now so I sent them that information on Friday. Hopefully they will look in to that too.

Thank you, Kristen! We hope all of you will continue to contact Ascend with your suggestions!

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