Tiger Tracks Inside Edition

Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - December 2, 2019

THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE:

Monday, December 2

Welcome Back!! We have 10 days of instruction before exams begin! Be sure you are conferencing with students and parents of anyone in danger of not being successful!

Advisory: Door decorating begins this week!


Tuesday, December 3

TIGER TUESDAYS (TPP): Our Tiger Basketball teams are TOO COLD! So wear your best warm ups or cold weather gear for our first TIGER TUESDAY Spirit Day!!! It's TOO COLD TUESDAY!

Boys' Basketball vs Cy Ranch 4:00/5:30/7:00

Swim Meet - Cook Natatorium (7:00pm)

ProGrad Meeting (7:00pm)


Wednesday, December 4

College wear Wednesday! (TPP)

Wellness Wednesday:

Department Head Meeting 3:00 pm FOCR

Travis Dance Holiday Market (5:00pm)

Travis Dance Holiday Concert (7:00pm)


Thursday, December 5

Coffee, Cake, Coke, and Conversation with Counselors: During your conference period

(details below)

JV Swim Meet - Cook Natatorium (5:00pm)

Choir Holiday Concert (6:30pm)

Girls' Basketball - Tournament

Boys' Basketball - Tournament


Friday, December 6

Fridays we wear RED! (TPP) - Don't forget to award points in Advisory

Activity Bell Schedule (Staff/Student Volleyball Game)

Swim Meet - Tomball ISD (10:00am)

Girls' Basketball - Tournament

Boys' Basketball - Tournament


Saturday, December 7

SAT

Swim Meet - Tomball ISD (10:00am)

Girls' Basketball - Tournament

Boys' Basketball - Tournament

College Rec Letters--Teacher ACTION Required!!

Refer to Mrs. Martinez's email for the most updated list.

Grading Policy and Reporting Reminders! - PLEASE REVIEW!

  • Do NOT put a 0 in on any assignment that was not completed due to student absence - for any reason - until the student has had sufficient time and opportunity to complete the assignment and failed to do so.
  • Assignments in grade book must have specific name - i.e. Ch 12 vocab assignment vs Homework 2
  • Grades must be entered within 5 days of assignment due date.
  • Late Work is accepted - 1 day late is up to 15 points off; 2 days late is up to 30 points off
  • Parent contact and Student/Teacher Conference forms are required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact
S1 Student Teacher Conference Form

This is required for any student who is in jeopardy of failing your class. This form shall be completed in a conference with the teacher and the student and then shared with the appropriate principal and student’s counselor.

Assignment Repair Program

If you are not taking advantage of this grade repair opportunity with your students, please do!

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Decorating will be done by advisories throughout the week of December 2nd-6th. All decorations need to be up by the end of the day on the 6th. Judging will take place on December 9th during advisory and the winning hallway will receive a prize! Please let your advisory students know the theme of your hallway and everyone can pitch in and bring at least one or two items to help decorate!

Hallway Theme

A- The Polar Express

B- The Grinch

C’s- Elf

D- A Christmas Carol

E’s- A Charlie Brown Christmas

F- Home Alone

G- Santa Paws

H- Fred Clause

I - Miracle on 34th Street

J’s- The Santa Clause

K- Jack Frost

L’s- The Nightmare Before Christmas

P’s- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

N- Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

HABITUDESONLINE ACCESS INFORMATION FOR NEW USERS!

You now have access to the HabitudesOnline platform.

To access your account, you will log in via www.habitudesonline.com using the following credentials:

  • Username: Your email
  • Password: Habitudes

Our platform is optimized for the Google Chrome web-browser and may not function optimally with all browsers. Google Chrome is a free browser that can be downloaded HERE.

Let us know if we can assist you with anything else. If you have specific tech support questions, simply use the chat feature in the bottom right-hand corner of your HabitudesOnline home screen or contact us via email at techsupport@growingleaders.com.

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Teacher toolkit:

Request for Educational Support

Ms. Franco, our Professional Learning Lead, now has a form to fill out for any Educational support requests.

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Important Dates from the Counseling Office

Coffee, Cake, Coke & Conversation with Counselors-December 5th

Please join us in the counseling suite during your team planning time on Thursday, December 5, 2019 to have Coffee, Cake, Coke & Conversation with counselors and to celebrate you and all you do to support Travis High School’s Counseling Department. We will have treats to share with you as we fellowship, brainstorm ideas, and discuss Travis High School’s Counseling Program. Our goal is to bring awareness to school counseling and how we can support you. Please join us for Coffee, Cake, Coke and Conversations!!! We look forward to seeing you. Coffee is being provided by Starbucks Aliana, treats are provided by Randalls Pecan Grove and PTO. We will have a raffle each period and we look forward to working with you!

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Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3:00-4:00. $2 off orders!

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Teacher Resources

Having an issue with Technology?

Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a Support Portal ticker (Formerly CRM ticket) instead of emailing him when you have a request. Thank you!

Link for Student Schoology Access

How to Reset Your Network Password

Meet the Travis Charms Dance Team!

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ROARING AHEAD

December 9

Reviews distributed to all students.


December 10

EOC-English I retest


December 11

EOC-Biology retest

EOC-US History retest


December 12

EOC-English II retest


December 13

EOC-Algebra retest


December 18

Athletic Signing Day