Knight Notes

May 2, 2016

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ― Henry Adams.


Thank you for all that you do for our students each and every day. Your passion, care, and energy are an inspiration to me and truly help our students to achieve at high levels.


--Andy

Celebrations

  • Congratulations to Marissa Cohen and the Junior Class Officers on a wonderful 2016 Prom.
  • Congratulations to the FHN Choir who received superior ratings in 4 out of 5 events. Way to go!!!
  • Congratulations to FHN DECA for a successful trip to Nationals. Two students made it the final round in their category.
  • Congratulations to the Guidance Department on hosting a great College Night and the 2nd Annual Academic Signing!

5 Quick Facts

Cheryl Lombardo-Special Education


#1: Married 39 years. Born and raised in Illinois, and lived in Kansas City, Colorado, Oklahoma, and now St Charles.

#2: Have 2 sons, Chad Lombardo age 32 and Brett Lombardo age 28

#3: My first grandchild was born April 2016 - Eve Grace Lombardo

#4: I love pets, have 2 dogs and 2 birds

#5: I enjoy quality time with my family, reading, traveling, and drive a jeep

Check Out

As we have done the last few years, you will be able to checkout on May 19th and not come in on May 20th if you log 3.5 hours of work time on your own and keep a log. You do not have turn in the log. You just would have to produce it if you were asked. More information about the checkout will be forthcoming.



Building Inventory-

This is the link for the General Building Inventory due by May 9th. Some of you may have other links as well. Thank you.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OYnK9gnNKKmJv8DoTbtajwS5XFr-mYVetMX51SCRj7A/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link

Achievement

Tools for your Toolbox:

Jeopardy – White Board Hold-up Game!

Below is the link with all the information to put together a Jeopardy review game for your students. With final exams just around the corner, this could be used as a review.

http://techtipsforteachers.weebly.com/blog/using-technology-in-total-participant-techniques

Attendance

Attendance Survey-

This is the link for the April Attendance Survey for 1st period classes.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14dyUZDQwoDmK7Y2NzGVsSC3pAw5PwJ9ppbg_P2R7C1I/viewform

Behavior

Behavior:

As we get closer to the end of the year, please make sure you keep students in the classroom until the bell rings and that students are not traveling in the hallway without a pass.

Climate

The Climate Committee invites you to help us cheer on the Varsity Baseball Knights as they take on the Jaguars of Fort Zumwalt West on Tuesday, May 3rd. Bring your camping/lawn chairs, friends, and family up to the baseball field at 4:15. Popcorn and soda will provided.

EOC and ACT Testing Window

4/25- 5/3 Alg 1 and Bio

Final Exam Schedule

Exam Schedule:

5/17-1, 2, 7

5/18-3, 4

5/19-5, 6


Specific times will be coming

AP EXAMS

AP Tests:

AP tests will take place from May 2, 2016 to May 20, 2016. Stephanie Johnson has sent out information regarding testing via email.

Technology

Technology:

Check out the following article on 6 Flipped Learning Tools for 2016 https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/03/16/6-flipped-learning-technologies-to-watch-in-2016.aspx

DATES FOR THE FUTURE

I will be sending out a more detailed list of dates for next year toward the end of the summer, but I know that many of you like to start filling out your calendars now, so here are some dates to get you started

  • AP Testing May 2-May 20
  • May 2nd-Howell of Fame Cermony
  • May 3rd-Graduation Practice, Senior Panoramic, Senior Breakfast, and Sophomore Ring
  • May 4th-Faculty Meeting
  • May 6-Exemption Forms due
  • May 11-Senior Awards
  • May 16-Locker Clean Out
  • May 17-Final Exams-1,2 and 7
  • May18-Final Exams-HR, 3,and 4
  • May 19-Final Exams-HR,5 and 6
  • May20th last day for teachers (unless you logged 3.5 hours earlier and checked out on the 19th)
  • June 4th-Graduation @10;00

  • July 28 and July 29 schedule pick up
  • August 1--1/2 meeting and 1/2 workday
  • August 2--Building PD
  • August 3-Meeting Day
  • August 4--Transition Day
  • August 5--1/2 PD
  • August 8--1/2 workday
  • August 9--First day of school

PLOT

Monday, May 2nd, 2:30-3:30pm

105A

Faculty Meeting

Wednesday, May 4th, 2:30-3:30pm

Commons

Staff Chats

Monday, May 9th, 10am-12pm

Learning Commons

Chats will take place during lunches and after school at 2:30. See you there!

Climate Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 12th, 2:30pm

main office