The Final … 7th Grade Weekly Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly
  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.

New Information

Here it is folks…The final 7th Weekly Memo of the Year!!!

  • It is my earnest intention to complete all post and summative  conferences by Friday of this week.
  • Girls are in P.E. –Boys shouldn’t have drawstring bags/ book bags
  • GCS Safe Schools Training – Be sure all your trainings are complete before you leave for the summer.
  • During this time of the year behavior documentation is critical. Please be sure you are documenting all interventions.
  • Revisit your dismissal procedures with your classes. All classes should exit with their teacher.
  • Locker Turn in/Clean Out Schedule
    Coyotes – 1st Core
    Silver Spurs – 2nd Core
    Wranglers – 3rd Core
  • Please be intentional about your instructional plans leading up to the final days of school. Movies shown in your classes must have a curricular tie in and demonstrate the evidence of planning. If you are unsure whether one of your instructional activities meets the above criteria please email me or Ms. Douglas for approval.
  • If you need certificates for our Awards Day on June 8th they are available in the front office.

Steve Jobs

 

Upcoming Dates

  • June 6th – 9th – Testing Make Ups
  • June 7th – Locker Turn in/Clean Out (See the above schedule)
  • June 8th – Team Awards for Students
  • June 9th – 7th Grade Ice Cream Sundaes – 1:30pm (Completed by team)
  • June 10th – Last Day for Students/8th Grade Promotion
  • June 13 & 14th – Optional Teacher Workdays
  • June 14 – End of Year Checklist Due

7th Grade Weekly Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly
  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.

New Information

  • Hang in there folks. We are almost there! Only one more weekly memo for the year.
  • It is my earnest intention to complete all post conferences by Thursday of this week.
  • I’ll begin summative evaluations on Friday
  • Girls are in P.E. –Boys shouldn’t have drawstring bags/ book bags
  • GCS Safe Schools Training – Please be sure all your trainings are complete before the summer.
  • During this time of the year behavior documentation is critical. Please be sure you are documenting all interventions.
  • Revisit your dismissal procedures with your classes. All classes should exit with their teacher.
  • Remember today OUR schedule will be different than the one emailed to you. We are seeing cores 1 & 2 today.
  • Let’s discuss the exact date each team wants to begin the Locker Exit Process (I’ll visit with each team to discuss their plans)
  • Please be intentional about your instructional plans leading up to the final days of school. Movies shown in your classes must have a curricular tie in and demonstate the evidence of planning. If you are unsure whether one of your instructional activities meets the above criteria please email me or Ms. Douglas for approval.

 

Upcoming Dates

  • June 2nd – 7th Grade Finishes Testing
  • June 3rd – 8th Grade Formal
  • June 6th – 9th – Testing Make Ups
  • June 10th – Last Day for Students
  • June 13 & 14th – Optional Teacher Workdays
  • June 14 – End of Year Checklist Due

 

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7th Grade Weekly Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly
  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.

 

New Information

  • Final Observations will continue this week.
  • 7th Grade Student Learning Conditions Survey – (4.12.16 – 4.29.16)
    We will complete this survey each day in first block. See the schedule below. Ms. Dumas and I will be present to help facilitate the survey. It should only take 20 min.
    Tues. (Rees & Keith) – Rees done
    Weds. (Gilmore & Yates) – Done
    Thurs. (Pupillo & Hayworth) – Done
    Fri.  (Zanni & Burns) – Zanni Done
    Mon. (Edwards & Isley) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
    Tues. (Hailey & James) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
    Weds. (Gilchrist) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
  • This week my walk-throughs will focus again on the Gradual Release portion “WE” Activities. http://www.sjboces.org/doc/Gifted/GradualReleaseResponsibilityJan08.pdf
  • Girls are in P.E. –Boys shouldn’t have drawstring bags
  • GCS Safe Schools Training – Please be sure your trainings are caught up

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Calendar Events

  • Baseball/Softball @ Northwest Middle – 4.25.16
  • Boot Camp Lesson Plan Deadline – 4.26.16
  • Track vs. Northeast – 4.26.16
  • Teacher Content Meetings – 4.26.16
  • Early Release Day – 4.27.16
  • Track vs. Jamestown – 4.28.16
  • No PLC (Boot Camp Planning) – 4.28.16
  • EOG Boot Camp – 5.2.16 – 5.20.16
  • Interims Go Home – 5.4.16
  • NC Finals begin 5.27.16

 

Growth Moments

Personalized Reflection
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/personalize-feedback-for-students

End of Lesson Assessments
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/daily-lesson-assessment

Strategy for student reflection
ttps://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/student-goal-setting

Crafting Quality Student Collaboration
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/1-3-6-protocol

7th Grade Weekly Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly
  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.

 

New Information

  • Final Observations will continue this week.
  • 7th Grade Student Learning Conditions Survey – (4.12.16 – 4.29.16)
    We will complete this survey each day in first block. See the schedule below. Ms. Dumas and I will be present to help facilitate the survey. It should only take 20 min.
    Tues. (Rees & Keith) – Rees done
    Weds. (Gilmore & Yates) – Done 
    Thurs. (Pupillo & Hayworth) – Done
    Fri.  (Zanni & Burns) – Zanni Done
    Mon. (Edwards & Isley) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
    Tues. (Hailey & James) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
    Weds. (Gilchrist) – We will begin again after Post Assessments
  • This week my walk-throughs will focus on the Gradual Release portion “WE” Activities. http://www.sjboces.org/doc/Gifted/GradualReleaseResponsibilityJan08.pdf
  • Girls are in P.E. –Boys shouldn’t have drawstring bags
  • Review Testing information for Post Assessment testing Tuesday and Wednesday\
  • GCS Safe Schools Training – Please be sure your trainings are caught up

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Calendar Events

  • Track vs. Jamestown – 4.18.16 (cancelled)
  • PTA Meeting (6:30 p.m.) – 4.18.16
  • Baseball/Softball vs. Northern – 4.18.16
  • Teacher Content Meetings – 4.19.16
  • Post Assessments  – 4.19.16 & 4.20.16
  • Baseball/Softball vs. Kernodle – 4.21.16
  • Track vs. Northeast – 4.21.16
  • No PLC (Boot Camp Planning) – 4.21.16
  • Interims Go Home – 4.27.16
  • Early Release Day – 4.27.16
  • EOG Boot Camp – 5.2.16 – 5.20.16
  • NC Finals begin 5.27.16

 

Growth Moments

Personalized Reflection
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/personalize-feedback-for-students

End of Lesson Assessments
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/daily-lesson-assessment

Strategy for student reflection
ttps://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/student-goal-setting

Crafting Quality Student Collaboration
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/1-3-6-protocol

 

 

 

Monday Morning Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly
  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.

 

New Information

  • Final Observations will begin this week.
  • 7th Grade Student Learning Conditions Survey – (4.12.16 – 4.19.16)
    We will complete this survey each day in first block. See the schedule below. Ms. Dumas and I will be present to help facilitate the survey. It should only take 20 min.
    Tues. (Rees & Keith)
    Weds. (Gilmore & Yates)
    Thurs. (Pupillo & Hayworth)
    Fri.  (Zanni & Burns)
    Mon. (Edwards & Isley)
    Tues. (Hailey & James)
  • This week my walk-throughs will focus on the Gradual Release portion “WE” Activities. http://www.sjboces.org/doc/Gifted/GradualReleaseResponsibilityJan08.pdf
  • Girls are in P.E. –Boys shouldn’t have drawstring bags
  • April  Content Newsletters were due 4.8.16
  • Post Assessment Training & Grade Level Meeting with Ms. Douglas
    This would be a great opportunity to have your questions or concerns from last week’s grade level meeting addressed. – 4.12.16
  • GCS SafeSchools Training – Please be sure your trainings are caught up

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Calendar Events

  • Track at Northwest – 4.11.16
  • Post Assessment Training – 4.12.16
  • Report Cards Go Home – 4.12.16
  • Snacks with Nakia (GCS Chief Academic Officer) 4.13.16 – 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Baseball & Softball at Jamestown – 4.14.16
  • Last Rodeo – 4.15.16
  • Interims Go Home – 4.27.16

 

Tuesday Morning Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly

 

New Information

  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Next week my walk-throughs will focus on the Gradual Release portion “Me” Activities. http://www.sjboces.org/doc/Gifted/GradualReleaseResponsibilityJan08.pdf
  • Boys are in P.E. – Girls shouldn’t have drawstring bags
  • April  Content Newsletters were due 4.8.16
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.
  • GCS SafeSchools Training – Please be sure your trainings are caught up
  • Be sure to complete your TWC Survey before you leave for Spring Break
  • If you have received information from the Math Summit please inform Ms. Douglas immediately.

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Calendar Events

  • Baseball/Softball vs. NE – 3.21.16
  • Golf at Pleasant Ridge Golf Course – 3.21.16
  • Track vs. Kernodle MS – 3.22.16
  • End of Grading Period – 3.24.16
  • 3rd Quarter Grades Due – 3.24.16
  • No School – 3.25.16
  • Spring Break – 3.28. 16 – 4.1.16
  • Students Return from Spring Break 4.4.16
  • April Content Newsletters Due – 4.8.16
  • Post Assessment Week – 4.11.16 – 4.15.16
  • Report Cards Go Home – 4.14.16
  • Last Rodeo

 

Growth Moments

Growth Mindset
https://youtu.be/ElVUqv0v1EE

Growth Mindset Animation
https://youtu.be/ElVUqv0v1EE

Monday Morning Memo

Reoccurring Information

  • Please refrain from sending students to the bathroom before 1st Core begins.
  • Effective 9.28.15  ALL student book bags are required to be in their lockers. Drawstring bags containing P.E. materials are the only bags permitted in classrooms.
  • Update class rosters for Fire or Lockdown Drills
  • In the event that you need to run off campus please be sure to notify Ms. Douglas and me before leaving.
  • PowerSchool needs to be updated weekly

 

New Information

  • If you need coverage for a classroom break please call me or a teammate to supervise your class. Leaving students unsupervised in a classroom is a dangerous professional practice that we cannot continue.
  • Ms. Douglas has made mention about the number of unsupervised students sitting or standing outside of our classrooms. Going forward if a student needs a place to work on an assignment, consult a team member and send the student to their class. In the case you need to speak with a student outside your class please do so in a timely manner and transition the student back into class.
  • Next week my walk-throughs will focus on the Gradual Release portion “Me” Activities. http://www.sjboces.org/doc/Gifted/GradualReleaseResponsibilityJan08.pdf
  • Boys are in P.E. – Girls shouldn’t have drawstring bags
  • April  Content Newsletters were due 4.8.16
  • Starting 3/7/16 – All students are to remain off the hall in the morning. (We are experiencing a high number of students wandering the hall aimlessly)  All 7th Grade Tutoring students must produce a pass to gain access to the hallway. Thank you for your support.
  • GCS SafeSchools Training – Please be sure your trainings are caught up
  • Be sure to complete your TWC Survey before you leave for Spring Break
  • If you have received information from the Math Summit please inform Ms. Douglas immediately.

 

Calendar Events

  • Baseball/Softball vs. NE – 3.21.16
  • Golf at Pleasant Ridge Golf Course – 3.21.16
  • Track vs. Kernodle MS – 3.22.16
  • End of Grading Period – 3.24.16
  • 3rd Quarter Grades Due – 3.24.16
  • No School – 3.25.16
  • Spring Break – 3.28. 16 – 4.1.16
  • Students Return from Spring Break 4.4.16
  • April Content Newsletters Due – 4.8.16
  • Post Assessment Week – 4.11.16 – 4.15.16
  • Report Cards Go Home – 4.14.16

 

Ali

 

 

Growth Moments

Growth Mindset
https://youtu.be/ElVUqv0v1EE

Growth Mindset Animation
https://youtu.be/ElVUqv0v1EE