Howler Hub

Vol. 2 Edition 17

Welcome to Week 16

It's Book Fair Week!!!

  2. Students & Staff of the Week!
  3. Coyote Calendar- Improv Troupe on Friday
  4. Assessment News: Final Exam Bell Schedule, Winter Retakes, QC's
  5. School News: Best Practices for Grading
  6. High School News: All-Star Game
  7. Middle School News: Winter Formal
  8. Actionable Items- Submit Student and Faculty Howlouts
  9. Calling all Coyotes- ABC Christmas Tree
  10. Coyote Resources-Request Resource Visits! Request use of SAC fund$.
  11. Parent Howler Hub & Coyote Voice

Congratulations to our Coyote Staff of the Week

Kandis Alfonso

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Congratulations to our Coyote Students of the Week

Skye Mayes

Ian O’Brien

Jared Backhus

Ben Lin

Dakota Abbott

Kelvin Diaz-Acosta

Mackenzie Herndon

Makenzie Hackett

Ethan Smith

Shaddai Sanchez-Perez

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Coyote Calendar

Week 16: December 3-December 9- Book Fair Week!!

Monday December 3

Biology 1 EOC Make-Up

Book Fair

12:30pm- Marine Recruiter D Lunch

2pm- Robot C Club in 1-226

2pm- Crisis Training for New Staff Members in Cafeteria

8am-1pm- Blood Drive in Gym

6pm- MS Boy's Soccer vs Rushe @ HOME

6:30pm- HS Boy's Soccer @ Sunlake

7pm- HS Girl's Basketball vs East Lake @ HOME

Tuesday December 4

US History EOC Make-Up

Book Fair

2pm-3pm After School Detention in Room 3-224

2pm-3pm- Tutoring in Core Subjects, ASL & Spanish in Media

2pm- Graduation Committee Meeting

2pm- Robotics and Technology Club Meeting 4-102

2:30pm- National English Honor Society Meeting

3pm- ASLHS Meeting in 4-104

6pm- SAC Meeting in Media

6pm- HS Boy's Basketball vs Brooks Debartolo @ HOME

6pm- HS Girl's Soccer vs CCC @ HOME

Wednesday December 5

Civics EOC Make-Up

Book Fair

2pm- Class of 2019 Meetings 4-105

2pm- Class of 2020 Meeting 4-225

2pm- HS Play Auditions in Cafe

2:45- Girl's Weightlifting vs WCHS/PHS @ Zephyrills

6pm- MS Boy's Soccer vs Pineview MS @ HOME

6pm- HS Girl's Basketball @ Fivay

6pm- MS Girl's Basketball vs Rushe @ HOME

Thursday December 6

EOC Make-ups

Book Fair

Science Walk Throughs

12:30- US Army Recruiter Sgt Chip Allen to D Lunch

2pm- Odyssey of the Mind Meeting in 3-107

2pm- After School Detention in Room 3-224

6pm- HS Boy's Soccer vs Gulf @ HOME

Friday December 7

Teacher/Admin for a Day

Physics Day at Busch Gardens

2pm- SLT Meeting

2pm-5pm- Odyssey of the Mind Meeting in 3-107

5:30pm- HS Boy's Basketball vs Cardinal Mooney @ HOME

6pm- HS Girl's Soccer @ Land O Lakes

6pm- HS Girl's Basketball @ Cardinal Mooney

7pm- Improv Performance in Cafe

7pm- FCA All Star Football @ Sunlake

Professional Development Tip- From your PD Committee!

Image Seating Chart

A big shout out to Mr. Uchacz and Ms. Smith for this idea!! There are three slides on the seating chart powerpoint: one is for lab classroom and another breaks up the single desks.

Ideas for Use

  • Use for substitutes to easily identify Students to communicate behavior
  • Track points for Students for informal formative assessment when posing questions to class
  • Track to give Students Coyote Cash

If you need assistance please reach out to Mrs. Manning!

List of Students and their Cores

This will be helpful for when you pick students to ensure you have the same core

Assessment News

Final Exam Week Bell Schedule

Check out the Bell Schedule for our Fall semester Final Exams in the District Finals folder under Assessments in SharePoint! You can also view the FAQs, check out scripts, access the ARM Resources webpage and browse the District Finals Searchable Database for all things related to District Finals.

Quarterly Check information for Q2 can be found in the Quarterly Checks folder under Assessments in SharePoint. You can view the FAQ's, reference sheets, text to speech instructions, and QC2 Overview info.

All teachers will administer one of the following assessments during Final Exam days:

1. District Final

2. Quarterly Check

3. Principal Approved Assessment (PAA)

If you're not sure which assessment you will be giving, check with your PLC facilitator.

Instructions for Students Requesting to Test Semester Exams Early

Please encourage perfect attendance during the Final Exam week!

Here are the steps that students/parents should take if they need to sign out of school early during the final exam days.

  1. Parents should submit a “Request for a Pre-Approved Absence” on the CCMHS home page by clicking on the Report an Absence button.
  2. Once approved by admin, the request is forwarded to Ms. Perez in Student Services and Mr. Copeland.
  3. When Mr. Copeland receives the request, he will contact the student and parent directly to arrange the date/time of early testing if the student will be absent on a testing day.
  4. Students who need to make up exams will have to do so during non-exam periods on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
  5. If the request is not made or approved AND the student does not take the exam, then they will receive a grade of “0”.

Winter FSA/NGSSS EOC Retakes

The Winter FSA/NGSSS EOC Retakes will take place starting Tuesday, 11/27, in the Media Center. Only EOC's (Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology 1, US History, and Civics) will be assessed. For more information, including rosters, check out the FSA & EOC - Winter 2018-19 folder under Assessments in SharePoint.

12/3 Biology 1 EOC

12/4 US History EOC

12/5 Civics EOC

12/6 EOC Make-Ups

12/11 Geometry EOC S1

12/12 Geometry EOC S2

12/13-12/14 EOC Make-Ups

Schoolwide News

Please Spend your $75 Classroom Fund Money By December 19th

Please see Lorriane for Assistance!
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Best Practices for Grading

Just a friendly reminder, teachers must have nine assignments a quarter posted in myStudent. The Employee Handbook states, teachers are to post at least one grade weekly. This ensures we are following contractual obligations and giving students the opportunity to prove mastery of standards.

My Student Manual

Faculty Spotlight: Welcome Andrea Silver- Front Office

My name is Andrea and I'm so excited to be a part of the Cypress Creek Middle High School family! I'm a graduate of Sunlake High School right here in Pasco County and am attending Hillsborough Community, pursuing a degree in healthcare administration. I am a lover of animals and everything outdoors. Thank you for such a warm welcome! Go Coyotes!
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High School News

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Middle School News

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Actionable Items

Submit a Faculty or Student Howlout!

Faculty Howlouts will drive our selections for Staff Member of the Week. Each week we will announce all of our HS and MS Coyote staff members of the week! These staff members will have their names announced on the intercom on Friday. At the end of the quarter the Staff Members of the Week will be invited to a special luncheon in their honor! We look forward to receiving numerous staff shout outs so we have many to select from each week!”

Student Howlouts: At the end of the week these students will be invited down to the flag pole in the center of the courtyard where we will have a Coyote Flag to be raised on Friday. These students will get the honor of raising the flag each Friday, and will have their names announced on the intercom! At the end of the quarter we will have a breakfast for all of our Students of the Week and their parents.

Faculty- Click here to submit

Student- Click here to submit

Calling all Coyotes

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Coyote Resources

Resources Available to you!

Classroom visit- Behavior Specialist Request

Learning Design Coach Meeting with Mrs. Manning

Mrs. Hetzler-Nettles Classroom Visit

SAC Funds: If you would like to request funding for an initiative in your classroom or a school-based activity, please complete the following Mach Form: SAC Funds Request Form

Student Services

Are you concerned about a student? Behavior, Academics, or Attendance

Refer them to the Students Services Team!!

Click here to refer them!

Coyote Core + Schedule Search

Parent Howler Hub

Here is this weeks Parent Howler Hub! This is sent out via remind on Sunday Night!

If you ever want to submit anything to go in the Howler please use this request link!

It is also in the Requests Section of Sharepoint. It gives you a "fatal error" but it goes through.