Weekly Update #7

October 12-16, 2015

Shout Outs

Highlights from last week:

Thank you to Erica Padilla for keeping our parents calm and solving problems in a proactive way!

To Samantha for her tremendous effort on Homecoming!

Click on the link below to give a shout out to a staff member who has done or is doing something wonderful!


Information and Updates

Hello: I am looking forward to a fun Homecoming Dance on Saturday night! A loud and enthusiastic Shout out to Samantha Hirsch for her hard work on the floats, parade, and dance!

Monday PD schedule

Monday will be jam packed with useful professional development designed to improve services to students. Our day starts promptly at 7:30 a.m. in the new gym. We will conclude at 2:40 p.m. Here is a link to the schedule with rooms for your break-out sessions. There will be a sign in for the am and again for each session. Please be sure to sign in for each session you attend. I will send a google form during the afternoon for feedback. https://goo.gl/Bq6Udq

The Great Shakeout

The Great Shakeout earthquake drill will be on Thursday, at 10:15. Mr. Delgado has sent and email to everyone with the evacuation map and instructions, including what must be in your red folder. Please be sure to follow the map carefully so as alleviate congestion and allow for a smooth drill. Please contact Mr. Delgado with any questions.

After School Tutoring is in full swing. We would like to start inviting your students who are struggling to complete assignments. We will send them a personal invitation to attend tutoring. We need to know who they are. Please click on the link below to submit student names. Our goal is to improve the effectiveness of our tutoring program.


Professional Development Time - Department Meetings

Professional Development time this week is dedicated to your departments. Please use the google form to share with use your discussions and any celebrations or areas of need.

Athletic Arena (Varsity Sports)



Girls Golf v Xavier @3:15

Girls Tennis @ Coachella Valley @ 3:15

Girls Volleyball v Palm Desert @ 6:00pm (Pink Out)

Boys Water Polo @ Palm Springs @ 3:15


Boys and Girls Cross County DVL Meet #2 @ Xavier. JV Starts at 4 pm.


Girls Golf @ Palm Desert @ 3:15 pm

Girls Volleyball @ Cathedral City @ 6:00 pm

Boys Water Polo @ Xavier @ 4:45 (at the PD Aquatics Center)


Boys Water Polo @ Nogales Tournament

Football v Palm Springs @7:00 pm

Academic Word of the Week - Cite

HI - here is a link which you are welcome to share with your students regarding the academic word of the week: https://youtu.be/Tx2xSWWjBTw

The green paper version is in your mailbox.

Last Week winners: Zoe Hammons (10), Joseph King (9), Evelyn Rios (11), Emely Torres (9), and Sebastain Valdez (10).