OHVA High School Updates

10/17/16

Think About It

We have hit the 9 week mark! Can you believe it? We are 1/2 way done with the semester. We have made it this far because of the collaboration and teamwork we put in for student success. In our hectic school day, we rarely take the time to stop and say THANK YOU to those that we appreciate. Those that have helped us solve a problem or take over a task we lost time to complete. We quickly say a thank you back in an email, but never really tell people how much we appreciate what they are doing to help us or maybe our students.


This week I would like to challenge each one of you to take the time and send one email (or more if you wish) to someone who has helped you since the start of the school year. We often think to ourselves about how thankful we are to have someone on our team, but rarely tell that person how grateful we are.


Watch the video below. Here is the link if it doesn't work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHv6vTKD6lg

An Experiment in Gratitude | The Science of Happiness

What You Need to Know

HS Team Meeting today at Noon! – We will be sharing the updated Class Connect Schedule that we will be transitioning to! Make sure you attend!

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.3BC2FC679CBBDD1E71104A419B54C4&sid=559


Evaluations - Please make sure to send your recording and completed rubric to your principal by Tuesday, October 18. Any questions regarding this, go to your principal.


OGT Transportation - As you contact families and students this week regarding their OGT testing, some might voice concerns about the distance we will need them to travel to test. Susie Ebie put together some help documents (attached) to help assist you with those conversations.

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F2F Updates from Susie Ebie

I Spy a Mystery: Literacy Days 2016 begin Nov. 1! Families have been invited to sign up. We have 12 locations posted on the calendar. We’ll dive into the mystery and then move into reading and writing about informational text, looking for “clues” and details. J

· Staff, we need your help in all grade bands! Please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040548adaa22a02-literacy2

· Please use the attached slide to promote Literacy Days with your students each week, through Nov. 10.

Math Mania Team: If anyone would like to help to plan Math Mania events Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfS5SYRJemUKFUoi9iUGSpbm_3dL0qxKQkp1NpSMougKNuVHA/viewform

School Emails: A BBC call went out to families on Friday, and an OLS announcement is posted to request that LC’s keep their emails updated.

Special Education Updates

Please note that scheduled IEP days are not optional. You are expected to clear your schedule for your TIEPs. You will receive an email on Monday of your TIEP week confirming your exact scheduled meetings. If you cannot be available you must find someone to switch days with and let Andrea know.



Welcome our newest intervention specialist – Casey Clancy! She will be at the Maumee office Monday for orientation and will start working with our special ed team this week!

Staff Shout-Out!

Congrats to Brian Sherman, Algebra 2 Teacher, for getting married on October 8th!

Upcoming Important Dates

October 24 - November 4 - Fall OGT Testing Window

November 11 - No School - Veteran's Day :)

November 19 - (Saturday) HS Fall Dance 6 - 11 PM

November 23, 24, 25 - No School - Thanksgiving Break :)

December 5th- EOC "Fall" Retesting Window

Data Corner

Did you know that the link below never changes? This link will always get you to our data trackers each week. They are updated twice a week!

Click on it and bookmark it as a favorite so you always have it.

https://k12inc.sharepoint.com/sites/NR/ohva/HS/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx?RootFolder=%2Fsites%2FNR%2Fohva%2FHS%2FShared%20Documents%2FOHVA%20HS%20Tracker&FolderCTID=0x0120001F903B66CEFE8F4B93067B71AC183D62&View={EE2ACB37-16E1-4632-A159-4DF660C1F25A}

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Link to HS Docs, Forms, Etc... on Sharepoint

Where Are We?

Kyle, Andrea, and Marie will all be out on Tuesday