Friday Focus

Weekly Newsletter for Spring Hill Intermediate Employees

Friday, October 9, 2015

T-TESS System on DMAC

Log into DMAC and Click on T-Tess as soon as possible or no later than October 23rd. When you click on T-Tess a 10-digit number should be inserted into the blanks. If not, please let Natalie or I know. We can also give you log-in info if needed as well. PLEASE ENTER all goals from Goal Setting Meetings by October 23rd.

Also...While you are logged in on DMAC take a look at the other items we can use! TAG is an assessment making program that can be used to make 3 week quick assessments.

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Check Your Google Calendar for upcoming Events this Week!

Check out these important dates and others...

  • National Stop Bullying Day: October 14th! Wear Red White and Blue! Visitors from the HS will be stopping by to see us!
  • Poverty Conference Oct. 15th: those attending are...Doron, Alexander, Vineyard, Prince, Vineyard
  • October 23rd Co-Teaching Wkshp: Attending are: Ramo, Cloud, Aleman, Wardlaw, Prince, Terry, Edney, Cobb, Hopkins
  • Skating Starts Oct. 20th
  • Fall Pictures Oct. 22

Monthly Recognition!

  • Joelle Cuellar, 5th Grade (Edney's HR) Joelle is thriving this year in her classes. She is the model student and always looking for ways to help the teacher or a peer. She is a joy to have and a great role model for others. Love this girl....She is so organized and always willing to help the teacher or other students. I can depend on her to take care of any task.
  • Kristi Hopkins- I am so proud of her for stepping outside the box and taking a risk. She is attempting to incorporate small group guided reading into to her regular classroom. She sees the needs of her students and attempts to help them.
  • Mrs. Morgan....Mrs. Morgan has been an exceptional aide to one of my students. She is so positive with him. When she works with this student, he requires her to read everything thing on the paper. Also, she must write what he says when doing the assignments. When this student is resistant towards her, she is so kind and loving in return. She never looses her patience with him. Mrs. Morgan also brings rewards to help me manage behavior with my entire classroom.

Faculty Meeting Rescheduled for Monday, October 19th 3:00-4:30 (No Para's, staff only)

We will have special guest Laurie Miller from Region VII to present training on how to modify for special education students in your classroom (from severe needs to less severe needs).

Reminder: "SUNSHINE FUND" monies are due ASAP. $30.00 to Spring Hill Intermediate.

Sunshine Fund pays for flowers for Intermediate faculty and staff when they or their families are in the hospital or experience a loss. Most recently we have shared "sunshine" with Marty Giles due to her illness.

Marty had a set back this week, and we are continuing to pray for her recovery. She is in ICU at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

Coming Up: Red Ribbon Week (October 30th is High Attendance Friday!)

Monday, October 26

“Pledge to be Drug Free” - Everyone wear patriotic attire (red, white & blue). Distribute red ribbons and sign pledge banner.

Tuesday, October 27

“Give Drugs the Boot” - Everyone wear boots or western attire.

Wednesday, October 28

“Sock it to Drugs” - Wear crazy socks or mis-matched socks.

Thursday, October 29

“Team up Against Drugs” - Wear any sports team shirt.

Friday, October 30

“Say ‘BOO’ to Drugs” - Wear Halloween costumes. Distribute pencils and sharpeners. There will also be assemblies (5th grade 10:00-11:00; 4th grade 9:00-10:00; 3rd grade 1:00-2:00)

Spring Hill Intermediate School

Amy Doron, Principal

Campus Mission Statement:
Spring Hill Intermediate provides a place for learning where all students can can find success, confidence, respect, and direction for their future!

Campus Vision Statement:

Collaborating to create an engaging, challenging, and well rounded system of education for the improvement of all students.