Tiger Tracks Inside Edition

Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - October 7, 2019

THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE:

Monday, October 7

HOCO Spirit Week: Generation Day

- Freshman: Flintstones

- Sophomores: Exploreres

- Juniors: Cowgirls & Cowboys

- Seniors: Hippies

View the most updated Duty Schedule here


Tuesday, October 8

HOCO Spirit Week: Celebrity Day

Volleyball: vs Kempner 4:30/5:30/6:30

Tennis @ Bush 3:00

Orchestra Pre-Honor Concert 7:00


Wednesday, October 9

HOCO Spirit Week: Memes Day

Click here for last week's Wellness Wednesday. Thanks Ms. Clark!

Faculty Meetings - PSAT (during your conference)

Dance Team BBQ - Drive thru and Dine in 4:30-5:30 Commons

Homecoming Community Pep Rally - 6:00 PM

Department Head Meeting 3:00 (FOCR)



Thursday, October 10

HOCO Spirit Week: Clash of the Colors Day

- Freshman: Grey

- Sophomores: Red

- Juniors: Black

- Seniors: White

End of First Nine Weeks - Grades Due by 11:59 PM Sunday - UIL eligibility Gain/Loss - no work may be accepted after the last school bell of the day - this includes retests!

Tennis vs Bush 3:00

Football (Freshman) vs Austin 4:30

Football vs Austin (JV) 5:00

Volleyball @ Dulles 4:30/5:30/6:30


Friday, October 11

Biggest loser weigh ins from 7:00-7:25 in clinic

Student Holiday/Professional Development Day

Dive: Fort Bend Classic 5:00

Homecoming Tailgate - 3:15 PM at Mercer

Football: v Austin @ Mercer 7:00 PM RED OUT!


Saturday October 12

Fort Bend Classic Swim Meet 9:45 AM

Homecoming Dance 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM - Chaperone Duty List

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Teacher toolkit

Wellness Committee:

Biggest Loser participants:


  • 9 individuals
  • 7 teams of 3-4 members


Wellness tip: Drink half your weight in ounces each day.

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Marathon in a Month!

Marathon in a Month is a challenge to complete 26.2 miles (marathon), 50 miles (ultra-marathon) or 100 miles (ultra-ultra-marathon) in one month.

October 1 and ends October 31.

Registration is now open!

How to Register for Marathon in a Month:

1) Visit https://events.healthcode.org/register/22

2) Click on registration for Marathon in a Month, which is free if you select the Bronze level membership. However, registration donations are tax deductible, and will support the nonprofit HealthCode whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives.

3) If you have registered on the HealthCode website select the “Returning Users” button. If you are new to the HealthCode website, use the “New Registrants” area.

4) You will land on the Edit Profile page; if this is your first time click on “Select your Organization” pull-down, select our organization and your “Select Group/Team” pulldown. (You can edit your Group if needed.)

5) Finally select your Mile Goal for Marathon in a Month and click “Complete Registration”.

You are now registered to participate!

Now print out your Marathon in a Month Race Bib, take a picture holding or wearing it, and post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Clinic Corner:

The Take Back will be held on Saturday, October 26th from 10-2 PM at the FBISD Administration Building Parking lot located at 16431 Lexington Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas, 77479. The people drive up to the tent and without getting out of their cars drop their unused, expired or unwanted medication in a box which will be incinerated by the DEA. This is a no questions asked event.
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Benefit Coordinator Site Visit: 10.15.2019 8:00-4:30 in the Library

Open Enrollment October 21-November 5
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UIL Academics: Looking for students to join our team!

Academic Competitions against other schools

Fun and great for your Resume

How do I sign up?

Click here to see who to contact

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Congratulations to Mr Franco!!!

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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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2019-2020 Fort Bend Letter Jacket Program

Please refer to the email from Ms. Kilgore to address any questions students may have about purchasing letter jackets.

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Positive Office Referrals

Want a way to award Tiger Pride Points or recognize a student? Submit a positive office referral!

Teacher Resources

Request for Educational Support

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

Student password assistance

Refer to the email from Ms. Spina for specific instructions on 8.14.2019 if you are having trouble navigating through the site.

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!

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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 is required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact

Link for Student Schoology Access

How to Reset Your Network Password

Do you have news to share? Email THS Announcements! (THS.Announcements@fortbendisd.com)

Tiger Tracks Parent Newsletter

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FBISD Sugar Shindig

Shake a shimmy at the Education Foundation’s 5th Anniversary Sugar Shindig on Friday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Safari Texas. Tickets (adults only) are $27/person and on sale now at https://www.fortbendisd.com/domain/15885

Enjoy a casual evening—jeans and costumes welcome—including a fajita dinner, a dessert auction and dancing to the music of Password. This is camaraderie at its finest as staff from our schools and community members vie for the best cakes made by local bakers.

Proceeds benefit the Education Foundation and its Grants to Teachers and Schools.

Deadline for purchasing tickets is Monday, October 21, but don’t delay . . . the event will sell out!

ROARING AHEAD

October 14

Holiday - No School


October 15

Benefits Coordinator Site Visit--Library


October 16

PSAT


October 24

Picture Make up Day


November 1

Progress Report 3 Ends