Ahead of the Curve

Jasper Weekly 5.9.16 to 5.15.16

Serve. Matter. Experience. Together.

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I apologize for getting this out so late this week. These girls above are to blame. We spent the weekend at Ray Roberts camping and celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and Mother's Day.

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! And once again, I hope everyone knows how appreciated you are for being an educator. There is no higher calling; thank you for everything that you do for students!

Upcoming Birthdays

Monday, May 9th - Dottie Jordan

Tuesday, May 10th- Coryn Prince

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Upcoming Weeks at Jasper

5/12-World History AP Exam

5/12-TOTY Banquet

5/13-Human Geo AP Exam

5/18-Staff Meeting (AM and PM options)

5/19-Student Awards Ceremony/NHS Induction Ceremony

5/27-Staff Cookout

5/27-Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

5/30-Student/Teacher Holiday

6/1-Staff Luncheon

5/31-6/3-Semester Exams

6/3-Last day to serve students for 2015-2016

PISD Bond Election Results

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General Announcements and Reminders

1. (NEW) May 27th Teacher Work Day

2. Deadline for 8 Campus Flex Hours (In Exchange for Working on June 6th)

    1. (NEW) May 27th Teacher Work Day

    May 27th is a teacher work day. Here is our schedule for the day:

    8:30-10:00-Breakfast, T-TESS Info, Goal Setting, and PD Plan for 2016-2017

    -at some point during the day, core subjects (including LOTE) will complete a 90 minute P3A survey to be used for our SBIC next year

    12:30-1:30-Staff Cookout and Jorts Competition (more information to come)

    4:30-Start of a 3-Day Weekend

    Other clarifying points about May 27th:

    • Paraprofessionals have been approved to take a personal day without principal approval.
    • Any teaching or professional staff will need principal approval to take personal leave as directed by board policy, DEC (Local).

    2. Deadline for 8 Campus Flex Hours (In Exchange for Working on June 6th)

    The deadline for turning in the 8 professional development hours (in exchange for working on June 6th) will be due to your support admin by Monday, May 23 (either with an MLP printout with your 8 hours highlighted or a typed document indicating the PD you attended).

    Important Bookmarks

    Staff Google Folder:


    Staff Google Classroom:


    Class Code: f3y5rao

    Staff Handbook:

    Jasper Admin Walk-Through Form (use to help plan lessons and self-reflect):


    Block Lunch Meeting Request:

    Social Media Input:

    Announcement Request (170 characters):



    Campus Professional Learning Opportunities:


    May 27th and June 6th Work Days:


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    Honor the Past, Be Present, & Forge Ahead of the Curve