May 2, 20016
Please remember Christine Laurita's mother who is currently in the hospital.
(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)
Administrative Assistant's Day
Congrats Woot! Woot!
Thank You Carthage Rotary Club!!!
Give Five and Read Five Is Upon Us. The SGA and Beta Club will be sponsoring our collection of books again. Dates will be announced this week on when the collections will begin. Last Year we Placed 4th in the State of North Carolina for Books Collected!!!!
Schools with fewer than 400 students
Rank School District School Size Books Collected Books per Student
1 Aberdeen Primary Moore County Schools 319 10589 33.1944
2 Hawk Eye Elementary Hoke County Schools 365 9332 25.5671
3 JW McLauchlin Elementary Hoke County Schools 282 6130 21.7376
4 Highfalls Elementary Moore County Schools 301 5084 16.8903
5 Cornatzer Elementary Davie County Schools 380 4646 12.2263
6 Washington Elementary Cleveland County Schools 358 3500 9.7765
7 Union Elementary Cleveland County Schools 374 3061 8.1845
8 Union Elementary Lincoln County Schools 269 3000 11.1524
9 Bessemer City Primary Gaston County Schools 321 2700 8.4112
10 Stories Creek Elementary Person County Schools 381 2641 6.9318
SPREAD THE WORD>>>STEM CAMP!!!!!
This Week of Events at Highfalls
No Faculty Meeting
PAC 6:00 pm
Grade 8 Parent Night with North Moore High School; Auditorium 6:30 pm
Progress Reports Go Home
Elementary Robotics Competition 9:00 am PineCrest High School
Next Week of Events at Highfalls
Faculty Meeting 2:45 Media Center
Word of The Day!!!
Daily Vocabulary Review to Prepare for Assessments:
*Announced in the morning with the sentence
*All elective teachers will incorporate word into lesson. Elective teachers will review the word at the beginning of the day and reinforce the meaning and sentence usage. Word will be incorporate into elective content instruction.
Week of May 2-May 6
Summarize- give a brief statement of the main points of something
Sentence: If your teacher asks you to summarize several events from the Civil War, she wants the important facts, not every single detail you can find.
Support-. to agree with or approve of someone or something.
Sentence: The teacher asked the student to give textual evidence to support her answer to the question.
Trace: to study or follow the development of in detail
Sentence: This book traces the history of art through the ages.
Sum- the total amount resulting from the addition of two or more numbers, amounts, or items.
Sentence: The sum of ten plus ten equals twenty.
Quotient- In mathematics, a quotient is the result of division.
Sentence: Students, when dividing 6 by 3, the qu
EOY Assessment Schedule to Show Our Kids Growing in Grades 3-8
Grade 4,6,7 Science NC Final Exams
May 27 Friday: Grade 4-8 Social Studies NC Final Exams
May 30 Monday: Memorial Day Holiday (No School)
May 31 Tuesday: No Assessments
June 1 Wednesday: Reading EOG Grades 3-8
June 2 Thursday: Math EOG Grades 3-8
June 3 Friday: Make Up Day: Grade 3 Read to Achieve Review Sessions
June 6 Monday: EOC Math I Grade 8 Math I Block
Re-Test Grade 3 Read to Achieve Reading
June 7 Tuesday: Fun Day
June 8 Wednesday: Make-Up Testing
Achievement Awards Day w/ Give 5 Read 5
Grade 8 Graduation
June 9 Thursday: Last Day of 2015-2016 School Year
Literacy and Math PD dates / topics for the remainder of 2015-2016:
January 20th: MP5 and Visual Representations
February 17th: MP6 and Interacting with Peers
March 16th: MP7 and Understanding Problems
April 6th: MP8 and Organizing
****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
Posted and Aligned "I Can Statements"