Tuesday, November 24, 2015

High School Weekly Events - Week of 11/30

"Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it."
- Confucius

Detention: Klein/Sims, rm. 102

Monday (11/30)

Tuesday (12/1)
     *One Act presentation for student body, 2:55 pm.
     *FCCLA meeting, 6:30 pm.
     *FBLA meeting, 6:30 pm.

Wednesday (12/2)
     *NHS meeting, 7:30 am.
     *2:30 pm. dismissal K - 12
     *STOPiT class: student - Tatiana Orozco
     *Staff meeting, Library, 2:40 pm.

Thursday (12/3)
     *Fire drill 1:15 pm.
     *Pep Rally, homeroom
     *BB v. Chase Co, 4:00/5:45/ 7:00 pm.

Friday (12/4)
     *One Act @ District
     *WR v. Mitchell, 6:30 pm.
     *Choir Concert, 7:00 pm.

Saturday (12/5)
    *WR - Cozad Invite, 9:30 am.

     *We will be having the One Act presentation for the HS & MS student body on 12/1. We will dismiss the HS students to the auditorium at 2:50 pm in order to start the production at 2:55 pm.  Please accompany the students to the auditorium for supervision.
     *Staff meeting on Wednesday, plan on using the full time to discuss aspects of the 8 period day.
     *I will be out of the district on Thursday (State Principal Conference)
     *Article of interest, "How People Learn: An Evidence Based Approach" Link: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/how-people-learn-evidence-based-paul-bruno?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_campaign=RSS

Thursday, November 12, 2015

High School Weekly Events - Week of 11/16

"Upon the subject of education ... I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in."

- Abraham Lincoln
Detention: Karen Klein/Nan Sims, rm 102

Monday (11/16)
     *Start of winter sports practices
     *Hayrack Athletic Banquet, 6:30 pm.
     *Progress reports

Tuesday (11/17)
     *One Act @ Holdrege

Wednesday (11/18)
     *Student Council meeting, 7:45 am.

Thursday (11/19)
     *All State Music
     *Tri-M State Symposium
    *Speech Meeting

Friday (11/20)  
     *All State Music
     *Senior Seminar, all day

Saturday (11/21)
     *All State Music

Monday (11/23)
     *SWC One Act, Cozad
     *Pep Club Poster Party, 3:30 pm.

Tuesday (11/24)
    *BB @ Hall of Fame exhibition basketball game, SEM, 6:00

     *Just a reminder of the AdvancEd external team visit will be Monday - Wednesday.  There may be times when they will walk through your rooms, and some of you will be interviewed by the team.
     *Please have gradebooks updated by Monday morning at 9:00 am., we will print progress reports after that time.
     *Seniors will not be in class all day on Friday, they will be involved with the Senior Seminar
* An article of interest for you: "How Incubate Creativity Through Making and Discovery", http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/09/17/how-to-incubate-creativity-in-school-through-making-and-discovery/

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Weekly Events for the High School, week of 11/9

Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of the little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.
- Black Elk, Oglala Lakota Sioux

Detention: Ron Bubak, rm. 105

Monday (11/9)
     *FCCLA meeting, 6:30 pm.
     *FBLA meeting, 7:00 pm.

Tuesday (11/10)
Wednesday (11/11)
     *Tri-M meeting. 7:30 am.
     *Veteran's Day Service, gymnasium, 10:00 am.

Thursday (11/12)
     *One Act Festival, Cozad

Friday (11/13)

Saturday (11/14)
     *One Act Dinner Theater

     *For the Veteran's Day Service, we will dismiss students and staff to the gymnasium at the end of 2nd period.  As in the past, the HS students will sit on the west end of the north bleachers and staff will need to spread out among the students for supervision.  Once the service concludes students will be dismissed to their 4th period.
     *A reminder that on Nov. 16-18 we will have the AdvancEd team in our district. You may see them moving around the building, interviewing some of you and students, but should really be a minimal disruption to our daily operation.
     *I will be out of the district on Friday, family event in Minneapolis.
     * An article of interest for you, "Inquiry Based Learning: Developing Student-Driven Questions", link: http://www.edutopia.org/practice/wildwood-inquiry-based-learning-developing-student-driven-questions?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow%20&utm_campaign=RSS