Howler Hub

Vol. 2 Edition 18

Welcome to Week 17

  2. Students & Staff of the Week!
  3. Coyote Calendar- Band Concert and Polar Express Showing
  4. Assessment News: Final Exam Bell Schedule, Winter Retakes, QC's
  5. School News: Reading Endorsement Courses
  6. High School News: December Scholarship Newsletter
  7. Middle School News: Winter Formal
  8. Actionable Items- Submit Student and Faculty Howlouts
  9. Calling all Coyotes- ABC Christmas Tree
  10. Coyote Resources-Request Resource Visits! Request use of SAC fund$.
  11. Parent Howler Hub & Coyote Voice

Congratulations to our Coyote Staff of the Week

Karen Jakich

Ariel Manning

Garrett Gibson

Jennifer Larimore

Michelle Witty

Jennifer Richardson

Carol Donald

Wendy Nielsen

Lisa McCabe

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Congratulations to our Coyote Students of the Week

Peyton Bray

Victoria Herrmann

Jordan Rosenberg

Jacob Wine

Sarah Grubbs

Ella Wegner

Sapphire Valentine

Christopher Johnson-Rollock

Jakayla Garms-Rivers

Angelina O’Rourke

Adeline Chau

Destiny Walls

Nathan De Los Santos

Emily Gabaree

Alejandra Angarita

Dallas Jordan

Rihannon Cross

Lauren Carulli

Daisy Truss

Amanda Williams

Connor Hoehn

Daleyna Abril

Fabian Rosado

Hayley Hildreth

Micaela Olvera

Austin Falvey

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Coyote Calendar

Week 17: December 10-December 16

Monday December 10

Wear a Merry & Bright Shirt with Jeans

4-H Pet Drive

12:30pm- Marine Recruiter D Lunch

2pm- Robot C Club in 1-226

2pm- National Honor Society Meeting 3-203

2pm-PBIS Committee Meeting 1-114

6pm- HS Boy's Basketball @ Weekie Wachee

6pm- HS Girl's Basketball vs WCHS @ HOME

6pm- MS Girl's Basketball vs Pineview @ Pineview

7pm- Work Holiday Party at Dave and Busters

Tuesday December 11

Wear your favorite Musical Group Shirt with jeans!

Geometry EOC Make Up Session 1

2pm-3pm After School Detention in Room 3-224

2pm-3pm- Tutoring in Core Subjects, ASL & Spanish in Media

6pm- HS Boy's Basketball @ SLAM Academy

6pm- HS Boy's Soccer vs Fivay HS @ HOME

6pm- MS Boy's Soccer @ Dr. John Long @ WRHS

6pm- HS Girl's Basketball @ Berkley Prep

6pm- HS Girl's Soccer @ Fivay HS

7pm- High School Band and Choir Winter Concert

Wednesday December 12

Wear any Holiday Shirts!

Activity Bell Schedule HS and MS Club

EOC Geometry Make Up Session 2

2pm- Class of 2020 Meeting 4-225

2pm- New Teacher Meeting 3-102

1pm- Girl's Weightlifting vs River Ridge

6pm- PTSA Board Meeting in Media

6pm- MS Girl's Basketball @ Dr. John Long MS

Thursday December 13

Wear your secret gift day!

Fine Arts Walk Through Day

12:30- US Army Recruiter Sgt Chip Allen to D Lunch

1pm- CareerSource Speaker in SOS

2pm- EOP Meetings

2pm- After School Detention in Room 3-224

6pm- HS Boy's Soccer @ Brooks Debartolo

6pm- MS Boy's Soccer vs Centennial MS @PHS

6pm- HS Boy's Basketball vs Clearwater Catholic @ HOME

6pm-7pm- High School Parent Night on Testing

7:30pm- HS Girl's Soccer @ Academy of the Holy Names

Friday December 14

Holiday Shirt!- Make a wish Day

2pm- SLT Meeting

2pm-5pm- Odyssey of the Mind Meeting in 3-107

6pm-8pm- Middle School Winter Formal

6pm- HS Boy's & Girl's Basketball vs Academy at the Lakes @ HOME

6pm- HS Boy's Soccer vs Land o Lakes @ HOME

Saturday December 15

7:30pm- 9:30pm- Polar Express Night

Special Olympics Tournament

Action Required: Trauma Informed Care Survey

If you took part in the Trauma informed care training at the beginning of the year , please take a minute to complete this survey. If you complete this survey you will be awarded 25 coyote cash.

Action Required: Coyote Wishes

Please complete this by Friday December 14th. Use your coyote voice to let us know what courses you are interested in teaching next year.

Click here to submit your coyote course wish list

PBIS Focus

PBIS Focus: Teacher please recognize students for working as a community for the next two weeks, until holiday break.

Here is how:

  1. Be explicit: say to students “students I am selecting students for coyote cash recognition this week for students who are working as a community. For example; for helping others, being kind to one another, helping me, donating to drives, demonstrating a positive attitude toward others and classwork, being super polite and courteous, and following all rules.”
  2. Select students daily for the next two weeks and provide 3 Coyote Cash for working as a community and tell them exactly why what they have done is being recognized

Goal: To promote positive attributes in the HOWL mission while providing Coyote to all grade levels.

Phone List Update- Photos!!

Our phone list now has pictures. If you click on the name it will take you to their picture!

If you notice your picture isn't there, please feel free to send Mrs. Manning a headshot or stop by Mrs. Manning's Office so she can take your picture!

Reading Endorsement Courses!

Winter/Spring 2019 Reading Endorsement Course Offerings: Share with teachers

Registration opens in myPGS on December 17, 2018.

Pasco County Schools offers five reading endorsement courses throughout the school year and summer to provide our teachers an opportunity to add the endorsement to their teaching certificate. In order to receive the endorsement, teachers complete courses that develop their understanding of the foundations of language, research of best practices, assessment, and differentiation in reading, as well as a semester practicum. Once all five courses are successfully completed, teachers can add the endorsement to their certificate.

The attached document lists the courses offered this winter/spring, their myPGS course number, and details about dates that the courses run for the winter/spring session. For additional information about endorsement requirements, please review the FAQ document. Please share this with anyone who may be interested in your buildings.

We are anticipating high enrollment in these courses; please encourage teachers to register quickly. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Hatten.

List of Students and their Cores

This will be helpful for when you pick students to ensure you have the same core

Computer Science Week!

It is computer Science week and if you know of teachers that are looking for a coding resource, this is a Symbaloo of collected coding resources. Teachers can find something content specific here.

If there is a specific content area of standards teachers would like help with, please contact Bobbi Starling.

For example:

Science teachers may want to code an ecological pyramid

Or have students design a physics game

Math Teachers may want to explore geometry with design makers

Social Studies Teachers can have students create interactive maps like this project on governments of the world.

ELA Teachers may have students create a choose your own adventure app like this one (Space Kittens) .

Please share with those you feel may be interested.

Assessment News

Congrats to Students Satisfying Graduation Assessment Requirements

Congratulations to the following students who have passed their FSA/EOC or concordant score! Celebrate these students’ success as we HOWL at Assessments!

Algebra 1 EOC


Fermin Cruz, Victoria (PERT)

O'hara, Paige (PERT)

Robinson, Acacia (PERT)

Rosado, Victor (PERT)



Beagle, Holden (FSA)

Carter, Jamari (FSA)

Collins Carrion, Diovanni (FSA)

Matthews, Kendall (FSA)

Urbina, Monica (FSA)


Cantwell, Kyle (FSA)

Flook, Mary (FSA)

Frusci, Michael (FSA)

Hobson, Evan (FSA)

Kepler, Caelen (FSA)

Laurent, Carly (FSA)

Morris, Devin (FSA)

Ruiz-Blanco, Manuel (FSA)

Samanka, Carson (FSA)

Soto, William (FSA)

Steuber, Philip (FSA)

Watson, Alexandra (FSA)


Deleon, Christian (FSA)

Final Exam Week Bell Schedule

Check out the Bell Schedule for our Fall semester Final Exams in the District Finals folder under Assessments in SharePoint! You can also view the FAQs, check out scripts, access the ARM Resources webpage and browse the District Finals Searchable Database for all things related to District Finals.

Quarterly Check information for Q2 can be found in the Quarterly Checks folder under Assessments in SharePoint. You can view the FAQ's, reference sheets, text to speech instructions, and QC2 Overview info.

All teachers will administer one of the following assessments during Final Exam days:

1. District Final

2. Quarterly Check

3. Principal Approved Assessment (PAA)

If you're not sure which assessment you will be giving, check with your PLC facilitator.

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Instructions for Students Requesting to Test Semester Exams Early

Please encourage perfect attendance during the Final Exam week!

Here are the steps that students/parents should take if they need to sign out of school early during the final exam days.

  1. Parents should submit a “Request for a Pre-Approved Absence” on the CCMHS home page by clicking on the Report an Absence button.
  2. Once approved by admin, the request is forwarded to Ms. Perez in Student Services and Mr. Copeland.
  3. When Mr. Copeland receives the request, he will contact the student and parent directly to arrange the date/time of early testing if the student will be absent on a testing day.
  4. Students who need to make up exams will have to do so during non-exam periods on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
  5. If the request is not made or approved AND the student does not take the exam, then they will receive a grade of “0”.

Winter FSA/NGSSS EOC Retakes

The Winter FSA/NGSSS EOC Retakes conclude on Friday, 12/14. For more information, check out the FSA & EOC - Winter 2018-19 folder under Assessments in SharePoint.

12/10 EOC Make-Ups

12/11 Geometry EOC S1

12/12 Geometry EOC S2

12/13-12/14 EOC Make-Ups

Schoolwide News

Please Spend your $75 Classroom Fund Money By December 19th

Please see Lorriane for Assistance!
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Nominate an Outstanding Guest Teacher!

Earlier this week you received an email from Kimberly Newberry about Guest Teacher Nominations. You will need administration approval if you have an outstanding Guest Teacher and/or Professional Guest Teacher that you would like to nominate. Please seek approval prior to completing the Machform sent in her email. Also, please note submissions are due by December 14, 2018.
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High School News

December Scholarship Newsletter

Our December Scholarship Newsletter is now available:

Middle School News

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Actionable Items

Submit a Faculty or Student Howlout!

Faculty Howlouts will drive our selections for Staff Member of the Week. Each week we will announce all of our HS and MS Coyote staff members of the week! These staff members will have their names announced on the intercom on Friday. At the end of the quarter the Staff Members of the Week will be invited to a special luncheon in their honor! We look forward to receiving numerous staff shout outs so we have many to select from each week!”

Student Howlouts: At the end of the week these students will be invited down to the flag pole in the center of the courtyard where we will have a Coyote Flag to be raised on Friday. These students will get the honor of raising the flag each Friday, and will have their names announced on the intercom! At the end of the quarter we will have a breakfast for all of our Students of the Week and their parents.

Faculty- Click here to submit

Student- Click here to submit

Calling all Coyotes

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Coyote Resources

Resources Available to you!

Classroom visit- Behavior Specialist Request

Learning Design Coach Meeting with Mrs. Manning

Mrs. Hetzler-Nettles Classroom Visit

SAC Funds: If you would like to request funding for an initiative in your classroom or a school-based activity, please complete the following Mach Form: SAC Funds Request Form

Student Services

Are you concerned about a student? Behavior, Academics, or Attendance

Refer them to the Students Services Team!!

Click here to refer them!

Parent Howler Hub

Here is this weeks Parent Howler Hub! This is sent out via remind on Sunday Night!

If you ever want to submit anything to go in the Howler please use this request link!

It is also in the Requests Section of Sharepoint. It gives you a "fatal error" but it goes through.