Weekly Warrior

Volume 14 Issue 9 January 7, 2019

Important Dates

Jan 9th-Basketball Sweetheart Nominations in Homeroom 8:15-8:25

Jan 14th-Basketball Sweetheart Vote in 1st Block classes

Jan 15th-Mock ACT #2 for 11th Grade Students

Jan 18th-Growth Day

Jan 21st-MLK Jr Day, No School

Jan 23rd-Senior Cap & Gown Pictures

Jan 23rd-PLC Meetings

Jan 30th-Department Meetings

Feb 13th-Faculty Meeting

Feb 18th-Growth Day

Feb 20th-PLC Meetings

Feb 27th-Department Meetings

Mar 12th-Statewide ACT Testing Date

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Google Classroom--Resume Builder Templates

Google Classroom gives students access to many useful applications in addition to their already established classrooms. One such tool is a resume builder, which can be found inside Google Docs. To utilize, students just need to login to their Google account and go to Google Docs using the grid (waffle) in the top right. Then, they just search the template gallery for the resume format they want to use and work through the steps to create their resume.
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Try This Out!

Plickers is a simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have devices. A Plicker is an image similar to a QR code that is printed out (then laminate for more durability) and then scanned by the teacher's smartphone or tablet. The answer choice is recognized based on the way the student holds the image.

Check out these easy steps for using Plickers in your classroom posted by EmergingEdTech or watch this video posted to YouTube by Blair Lambert.

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Mock ACT on January 15th

On Tuesday, January 15th all juniors will take a mock ACT using the math/science wing of the school. Watch for an email from Mischa Brainard for a schedule of teachers who will be testing, are displaced, and/or need to cover a testing teacher's class.

Mental Health-Required Training

Mental Health First Aid training will be held on iLearnPulaski days. This training is required for all staff and held from 8:30 - 3:00 at Southern Middle School in the library. An email about this was sent from Ms. Ellis with an attachment listing faculty/staff that have been trained. If your name was not on that list, you need to register for training. Email Lori Price to get your spot reserved and list which iLearn day for which you wish to register.

Success With Higher Standards

Southwestern High School will strive to graduate every student college/career ready and prepared for the 21st century.