Monday Talk

February 8, 2015


(Please email me if there is any celebrations or sharing that needs to be added to our Monday Talks…..if I miss anything please let me know……thanks)

Lynn Dunns mother-in-law is recovering from burns she received from a cooking incident. Please remember her as she heals and the doctors use their wisdom to prevent infections, etc.

Brooke Adkins was in the hospital this weekend.....the doctors discovered that she is dealing with kidney stones. Keep her lifted up as she deals with those while being pregnant.

School Calendar

Please make sure to check our School Calendar daily for changes and updates. Kelly Priest keeps it updated with DIF dates, robotic club, etc. Ms. Laurita oversees the updates with Sports, Testing, etc. District Dates are imported in as well. If your club, etc. needs someting posted please send Ms. Pope an email. Thanks!!!!

This Week of Events at Highfalls

Feb 8

2:45 Faculty Meeting followed by Fiddlers Committe Meeting

6:30 Board of Education Meeting

Congrats... Tamara McNeill will be recognized as Moore County Growing to Greatness for Classified Support Staff

Feb 9

2:00 Robotics Club with K. Priest

2:45 SIT/TAC Mtg

6:00 PTA Meeting with Grade 3-5 Musical

Feb 10

Planning PLCs

Feb 11

4:00 Basketball Away @ New Century

Feb 12

JEANS with HIGHFALLS Spirit Wear!!!!!

Next Weeks Events at Highfalls

Feb 15

No School: Optional Teacher Workday

Feb 16

Home Basketball Game against Crains Creek

Feb 17


Feb 18

Digital Showcase @ North Moore HighSchool

Feb 19

Literacy and Math PD dates / topics for the remainder of 2015-2016:


January 6th: Questioning (About the text, Within the text and Beyond the Text)

February 3rd: Inferring

March 2nd: Summarizing and Synthesizing


January 20th: MP5 and Visual Representations

February 17th: MP6 and Interacting with Peers

March 16th: MP7 and Understanding Problems

April 6th: MP8 and Organizing

FAB Friday Grade 6, 7, 8

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Floor Buffing!!!!

Ms. Brenda and her awesome team will be buffing the main floors on the following dates. Please be sure to make arrangements to leave at 3:15 on the following days and be mindful of scheduling meetings due to the noise and floor restrictions. If you have any questions please see Ms. Brenda!

February 2

February 16

March 1

March 15

April 5

April 19

May 3

May 17

****If it is raining on these dates the floors will be done on the Thursdays of the scheduled week.

Daily Expectations for Soaring to Excellence

PBIS Rubric....Remember Students are not to loose stamps or receive Strikes :)

Bell to Bell Instruction

Alignment to Standards


Student Engagement

Differentiated Instruction

Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"

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