A Note from the Principal's Desk

Week of March 21, 2016

Faculty and Staff Recognition

We have 13, 486 SLDS views. We ned 3 more teachers to reach 500 to meet our goal. Keep it up Eagles!


Congrats to Ms. Bynoe and the track team on your great competiveness at the past 3 meets.


Keep Ms. Roxie's husband in your thoughts and prayers.


Thank you to all of the teachers who came out to help at the 8th Grade Night. It was very successful.


Thanks Ms. Douglas, Dr. G, and Ms. Pugh for running the ship while I was on a SACS review last week.

Week at a Glance

Monday, March 21, 2016

1) Grade level meetings

2) Attendance Talks

3) LLRs

4) Blitz Planning- We have 2 weeks left in Blitz. Be sure to have a way to measure students' proficiency.

*SC/SS Department Meeting after school

*Rotary Club will delivery dictionaries to 6th grade at 9 am during Connections

*Budget Request meeting (admin) @ BOE


Tuesday, 3/22/16

1) Data Teams Process - Science & Social Studies PLC. Make sure to update PLC forms.

2) Identify students who score at mastery, near mastery, and remediation.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation.

(Use SLDS for resources.)

4 ) Take time to discuss the format for the GAMAS. Help students understand how to pace themselves during testing. Review 12 Power Words. Reiterate the use of scratch paper and annotating the test booklet and online tools for 8th grade. On writing portion only what is written in booklet will be graded.(See testing powerpoint in email)

*8th Grade practice GMAS @9:30

*Progress Reports distributed



Wednesday, 3/23/16

Instructional Meeting



Thursday, 3/24/16

1) Data Teams Process - Math & ELA PLC Make sure to update PLC form.

2) Identify students who score at mastery, near mastery, and remediation.

3) Lesson Planning- Modify/ Adjust Curriculum/Instructional Strategies, and Create Assessments for students needing enrichment, extension and remediation. (Use SLDS)

*Scholar Luncheon during lunch A/B Honor Roll


Friday, 3/25/16

Weather Bug visit

RTI

3/21-25/16 March Madness Spirit Week Activities -Ms. Pitts will announce

March 22, 2016 - 8th Grade online Practice Test and 6th and 7th Grade Test Prep tips and Calculator practice