May 9, 20016
CONGRATS Meredith Pfeifer.....Meredith was just accepted into ECU Graduate Program for Reading!!!
Shandy Dunlap will begin her Maternity Leave and As soon as our new Highfalls Blessing Joins Us we will send pics!!!!
(Please email me if there is any celebrations or sharing that needs to be added to our Monday Talks…..if I miss anything please let me know……thanks)
Congrats to Our Grade 7 & 8 Band Students
Superior Rating at their Band Competition that Day!!!!!
Give Five and Read Five Is Upon Us. The SGA and Beta Club will be sponsoring our collection of books again. Dates will be announced this week on when the collections will begin. Last Year we Placed 4th in the State of North Carolina for Books Collected!!!!
Schools with fewer than 400 students
Rank School District School Size Books Collected Books per Student
1 Aberdeen Primary Moore County Schools 319 10589 33.1944
2 Hawk Eye Elementary Hoke County Schools 365 9332 25.5671
3 JW McLauchlin Elementary Hoke County Schools 282 6130 21.7376
4 Highfalls Elementary Moore County Schools 301 5084 16.8903
5 Cornatzer Elementary Davie County Schools 380 4646 12.2263
6 Washington Elementary Cleveland County Schools 358 3500 9.7765
7 Union Elementary Cleveland County Schools 374 3061 8.1845
8 Union Elementary Lincoln County Schools 269 3000 11.1524
9 Bessemer City Primary Gaston County Schools 321 2700 8.4112
10 Stories Creek Elementary Person County Schools 381 2641 6.9318
SPREAD THE WORD>>>STEM CAMP!!!!!
Also.....During Leadership this Week Progress Monitoring for the Year was Reviewed and As Always Highfalls Teachers Are On Point with Meeting The Needs of Our Students with State Guidelines for Monitored Growth! It was Exciting to See in Print that Highfalls has 100% for At-Risk Students Being Progress Monitored!!!! No Deficits :)
This Week of Events at Highfalls
Faculty Meeting 2:45 Media Center....Ms. Laurita will begin Test Training. Please bring a highlighter and writing utensils. In order for the training not to be too lengthy Please Be On Time. If you are coaching and cannot attend Ms. Laurita will do make-up sessions as needed.
Give 5 Read 5 Begins!!!!
May 13: Jeans!!!!!
Next Week of Events at Highfalls
Faculty Meeting 2:45 Media Center
Art Show 6:00
Grade K Parent Night 6:00
6:00 pm Athletic Banquet Sponsored by PTA in the Cafeteria!!!!!
ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS SHOWCASE!!!!!
EOY Assessment Schedule to Show Our Kids Growing in Grades 3-8
Grade 4,6,7 Science NC Final Exams
May 27 Friday: Grade 4-8 Social Studies NC Final Exams
May 30 Monday: Memorial Day Holiday (No School)
May 31 Tuesday: No Assessments
June 1 Wednesday: Reading EOG Grades 3-8
June 2 Thursday: Math EOG Grades 3-8
June 3 Friday: Make Up Day: Grade 3 Read to Achieve Review Sessions
June 6 Monday: EOC Math I Grade 8 Math I Block
Re-Test Grade 3 Read to Achieve Reading
June 7 Tuesday: Fun Day
June 8 Wednesday: Make-Up Testing
Achievement Awards Day w/ Give 5 Read 5
Grade 8 Graduation
June 9 Thursday: Last Day of 2015-2016 School Year
Literacy and Math PD dates / topics for the remainder of 2015-2016:
January 20th: MP5 and Visual Representations
February 17th: MP6 and Interacting with Peers
March 16th: MP7 and Understanding Problems
April 6th: MP8 and Organizing
****If it is raining on these dates the floors will be done on the Thursdays of the scheduled week.
Daily Expectations for Soaring to Excellence
PBIS Rubric....Remember Students are not to loose stamps or receive Strikes :)Bell to Bell Instruction
Alignment to Standards
Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"