Armstrong High School Weekly Update

Week Of April 13, 2015 to April 17, 2015 (Wk30)

"Inspiring Excellence @ 212 Degrees”


  • Lesson Plans are non-negotiable – Lesson plans must be submitted weekly using the new RPS format – UBD model – Lesson plans are a clear picture of Teaching and Learning opportunities in your class
  • Reminder to all teachers - please ensure that you are using your Daily Attendance Logs to keep documentation of your back up attendance.
  • Don't forget to return to Ms. Blount your daily inspirational thought to be read over the announcements. Feel free to submit multiple thoughts of inspiration!
  • Implementation of the 5-5-5 Parent Call Log has begun – Please see Mrs. Carter if you need additional information


Attendance

Teachers are reminded that Daily Attendance is to be taken in ASPEN within the first 15 minutes of class each period. Using the Daily Attendance Logs is not an option, it is mandated per the Code of Virginia - § 22.1-259.


Strengthening the Craft of Teaching and Learning


English


VDOE English SOL Resources


VDOE EOC Reading Spring 2014 Student Performance Analysis


VDOE EOC Reading Spring 2013 Student Performance Analysis


Text Dependent Questions: Sample Question Starters


Prompts for Text Dependent Questions



Science


VDOE Science Spring 2014 Instructional Guidance based on Student Performance


VDOE Earth Science Spring 2013 Student Performance Analysis with Instr. Guidance


VDOE Biology Spring 2013 Student Performance Analysis with Instructional Guidance


VDOE Chemistry Spring 2013 Student Performance Analysis with Instructional Guidance



Math


VDOE Algebra I Spring 2014 Student Performance Analysis


VDOE Geometry Spring 2014 Student Performance Analysis


VDOE Algebra II Spring 2014 Student Performance Analysis



History


VDOE North America Geographic Regions


VDOE Virginia Geographic Regions with Counties


VDOE Virginia Geographic Regions of Virginia Outline


VDOE CTE Career Clusters

"100 and 80" days to make a difference in the lives of our students @ 212 Degrees

If you have not done so already, please complete your Lesson Plan(s) Self-Evaluation that was due on Friday 04/03/2015. By Departments, the links are below:




Monday April 13, 2015


Please make sure you are entering online attendance in the "attendance tab" and not the "daily attendance" tab in ASPEN


In in preparation for the State of the Division address, Dr. Bedden would like a full listing of student and staff awards/recognition. --- Please email me directly by 3:00 p.m. any recognitions that you are aware of - students or staff members


Rescheduled College Fair - select 10th and 11th grade students - 9 a.m. departure


Wildcat Girls' Tennis hosts Henrico at 5:00 pm.

Wildcat Baseball travels to Charles City for a double header at 5:30 pm.


CAP PLC Monday meeting with English, math, history, special education and science teachers


Content/Location

Monday, April 13


Reading/English/Boushall

LCD projector, screen

Data



Math/Boushall

LCD projector,

screen

Data



History/Thompson

LCD projector,

screen

SLO/Instructional Planning

(Bring 2 hard copies of Lesson Plan for week of 4/13)



Science/Thompson

LCD projector,

screen

SLO/Instructional Planning

(Bring 2 hard copies of Lesson Plan for week of 4/13)



Tuesday April 14, 2015


MAP MAKE-UP TESTING


Wildcat Boys' Tennis travels to Atlee for a 5:00 p.m. match-up.

Wildcat Baseball and Softball travel to John Marshall for 6:00 p.m. games.


Extended Day - Make sure there is a sign in sheet and that minutes are recorded - all submitted to Ms. Hawkins


New Rotation

April 14th, 15th, and 16th

English & Science 210

History & Math 115

CTE & Foreign Language Media Center

PE & Military & Fine Arts 112


SPED monthly meeting


Wednesday April 15, 2015


Extended Day - Make sure there is a sign in sheet and that minutes are recorded - all submitted to Ms. Hawkins


Wildcat Outdoor Track competes in the Collegiate Invitational at 3:00 p.m.


Thursday April 16, 2015


MAP MAKE-UP TESTING


No extended day session -----


Wildcat Soccer hosts Thomas Jefferson at 5:00 p.m.

Wildcat Boys' Tennis hosts Henrico at 5:00 p.m.

Wildcat Girls' Tennis travels to Henrico for a 5:00 p.m. match-up

Wildcat Baseball travels to Thomas Jefferson for a 5:30 p.m. game

Wildcat Softball takes on Thomas Jefferson at 5:30 p.m. (Place is TBA)


Choir Trip to Atlanta - names forthcoming --


Friday April 17, 2015


Wildcat Baseball travels to Amelia County for a double header at 6:00 p.m.


Choir Trip to Atlanta - names forthcoming --


Saturday April 18, 2015


Wildcat Outdoor Track competes in the Bob Murray Invitational at King William High School at 9:00 a.m.

Questions, Comments, Concerns? Please email me at your earliest convenience.


As always, thank you for all of your hard work and for continuing to Inspire Excellence for all of our students!
Wk 31: CTE Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: English Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: ExcEd Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: Fine Arts Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: Math Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: Military/PE Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: Science Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

Wk 31: Social Studies Lesson Plan Self-Eval

Due Monday April 13, 2015 by 2:05 pm

In-House AHS Training Video

Need a quick reminder of what you are supposed to be doing for the Self-Evaluations? Click this button to review the training video!

Due Dates for Lesson Plans & Data

Although this document has been sent out on multiple occasions, this button has been added so that you can conveniently link to the document when needed.

Lesson Plan Self-Eval Rubric

Button Linking to our Lesson Plan Self-Evaluation Rubric. Questions, Comments, Concerns? Contact your Department Chair, Cluster Administrator, or Principal for support!

ASPEN HOW TO: Access Your Students' SOL Scores

AHS 2014 Quick Glance Document to assist in finding your students' previous SOL scores

Concerns and Updates


  • Are your lesson plans updated and outside of your door?
  • Lesson Planning Training – please sign up for additional support
  • VAAP teachers/team will meet every Tuesday until VAAP submission
  • Interactive Achievement -SOL practice test- "Simulations” will allow teachers to know what their students retained and what they must reteach. These will be administered AFTER all new content has been taught, but approximately 2-4 weeks prior to SOL testing. The Simulation window is March 30 – May 19 - more info to come---

  • The Biometric Health Screening sponsored by Cigna will be held on April 24th from 8:00 am to 12:50 pm for employees who wish to receive a discount in your rate. There is a sign-up sheet on the counter in the main office. Please sign up at your earliest convenience due to limited spacing.

  • Senior Prom - April 25, 2015 - Hilton Garden Hotel

  • Last day of School for Seniors - June 5, 2015

  • Monthly Faculty Meeting - April 23, 2015 - 2:20 p.m. - Room 211

  • ALTRIA THEATER - Monday, June 8, 2015 COMMENCEMENT REHEARSALS
  • Commencement - Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. Armstrong
  • Please be mindful of the students that rotate out of your class with or without a pass. All students must be given a pass to exit your classroom. Hall walkers should not be given an exit ticket out of your room.
  • It is imperative that the Faculty and Staff adhere to all due dates and meeting times.
  • Make sure student attendance is taken in every class.
  • Please make sure you are honoring the 30/30 time frame.
  • All teachers are expected to stand at their door during the change of class.
  • Please encourage students to move along quickly. We all must communicate the same message to these young people.
  • Thank you for all of your hard work!