Flaa's Monday Memo

April 9, 2018

POWERFUL TWEETS by @ SteeleThoughts

"We talk a lot about students being engaged. It occurs to me that one of the hallmarks of a great classroom is the TEACHER being engaged. Kids love it when their teacher is active, involved, and energized. And they can tell which ones are really "into it" & which ones aren't."


"Classroom management is not about having the right rules...it's about having the right relationships."


IF YOU DON'T CURRENTLY FOLLOW @SteeleThoughts YOU REALLY SHOULD START!

2018 bell ringer award

The SISD Bell Ringer Award recognizes employees for service on behalf of children "above and beyond" what is considered normal job responsibilities. Any SISD employee may nominate any other SISD employee for the award.


Please consider nominating someone for this award. Forms will be by the mailboxes. They are due to Central Administration by April 27th.

Click below for more information on how to nominate.

Nuts & Bolts

  • T-TESS - All teachers need to complete Part II & III in DMAC. Jeans and Sanger shirts allowed on Thursday. This needs to be completed ASAP so that we can schedule Goal Setting Meetings. Please have completed by April 6th. - SOME AREN'T DONE



  • Indian Showcase - We have one week to be prepared for this event. ADVERTISE to all students and BE READY! Everyone is expected to attend 6:30-8:00.

T-TESS GOALS FOR 2018-2019

Please remember the following when completing Parts II & III.


  1. You must provide reflections on this years goals in Part II.
  2. You must provide two goals (learning and technology) in Part III.
  3. Goals need to be measurable. Please use the reference below to help you in writing goals for the 2018-2019 school year.


If you have already submitted your goals and you don't feel you have written S.M.A.R.T. goals please go back and revise before Friday, April 13th.

GOAL SETTING MEETINGS WILL BE SCHEDULED SOON.


IF YOU HAVEN'T EVEN STARTED, PLEASE GET IT DONE NOW!

The due date was Friday, April 6th.

ARE YOUR GOALS S.M.A.R.T.

Specific

  • What you want to accomplish?
  • Who, What, Where, When, Which, Why


Measurable

  • How will you demonstrate and evaluate the extent to which the goal has been met?


Ambitious/Attainable/Actionable

  • How can you set stretch and challenging goals within your own ability to achieve the desired outcome?
  • What is the action-oriented verb?


Relevant

  • How does the goal tie into your key responsibilities?
  • How is it aligned to the your objective?
  • Is it aligned to best practices and research and/or district/campus/team priorities?


Time-Bound

  • Does it have a clear end or target date with intermittent benchmarks to guide your goal to a successful and timely completion? Deadlines, Dates, Frequency, Etc.

Upcoming Events

April 9
  • Professional Development @ SHS, 8:30-3:30 - Professional Dress & Big O'le Country Breakfast & Lunch Provided
  • District Golf Tournament @ Robson Ranch
  • Board Meeting @ 6:00pm


April 10

  • English I EOC
  • Senior Field Trip to UNT/TWU Libraries
  • JV, V Baseball vs Krum @ SHS, 5:00pm
  • V Softball vs Krum @ SHS, 5:30pm


April 11

  • District Track Meet @ Argyle


April 12

  • English EOC II
  • Senior Field Trip to UNT/TWU Libraries
  • District Track Meet @ Argyle


April 13

  • Testing Security Canvas Course Due
  • JV, V Baseball vs Argyle @ Argyle, 5:00pm
  • V Softball vs Argyle @ Argyle, 5:30pm

6 weeks...it's time to grind it out!

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