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April 4th Faculty Meeting (1)

  1. 1. CLEAR LAKE HIGH SCHOOL April 4, 2011 Main Building Theater 2:45
  2. 2. FALCON FEATHERS <ul><li>Global Community – Kim Warren </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering – Doug Polk </li></ul><ul><li>Health Science – Holly Sovereign </li></ul><ul><li>Business – Shannon Simonds </li></ul><ul><li>Communications – Sara Hudson </li></ul><ul><li>Explorers – Julie Barksdale </li></ul><ul><li>Voyagers – Erica Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Arts – Michael Tummins </li></ul>
  3. 3. UIL Academics Mrs. Richardson
  4. 4. UIL Academics – DISTRICT CHAMPS <ul><li>School / Points </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Lake HS - 457 </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Brook HS - 217 </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Creek HS - 135 </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Springs HS - 298 </li></ul><ul><li>Dickinson H S - 31 </li></ul><ul><li>Alvin HS - 175 </li></ul><ul><li>Brazoswood HS - 110 </li></ul><ul><li>Pearland H S - 56 </li></ul>
  5. 5. UIL Academic Coaches Stand and be honored!
  6. 6. Share the Good Stuff Faculty share great news with the staff
  7. 7. Upcoming Events <ul><li>Choir Concert – Tonight April 4 th </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra Concert – April 5 th Dinner and show </li></ul><ul><li>EOC English 1 Testing (April 4&5) – NGC (See slide) </li></ul><ul><li>Choir Competition this Wed & Th </li></ul><ul><li>Talent Show – Friday the 8 th </li></ul><ul><li>Asia Night – Saturday the 9 th </li></ul><ul><li>Flairs Spring Show – April 14 th 15 th & 16 th </li></ul>
  8. 8. Upcoming Events <ul><li>Prom – April 30 th </li></ul><ul><li>TAKS Testing Week – April 26 th – 29 th </li></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lynn Pritzlaff - Bookkeeper End of the Year Processes
  10. 10. TAKS Testing
  11. 12. TAKS Testing ~ Three weeks away ~ April 26 th – 10 th Math April 27 th – 11 th Math April 28 th – 9 th Math and 10 th & 11 th Science April 29 th – 10 th & 11 th Social Studies 9 th CCISD Biology Benchmark
  12. 13. TAKS Testing in April <ul><li>Tuesday, April 26 th : 10 th Grade Math </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday, April 27 th : 11 th Grade Math </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, April 28 th : 9 th Grade Math, 10 th & 11 th Science </li></ul><ul><li>Friday, April 29 th : 10 th & 11 th Social Studies </li></ul>
  13. 14. TAKS Testing In April Con’t… <ul><li>The schedule for that week is nearly complete and will be sent to you in the next few days. </li></ul><ul><li>For TAMS reviews during TAKS week, teachers will need a projection device and computer on days they are not testing. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure your classroom is “sanitized” for testing (remove informative postings from your class walls for testing) </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure you have the testing assignments and your responsibilities prior to getting into the week. Mel will be sending that out to you as we get closer. </li></ul>
  14. 15. 10-Minute TAKS Training ~ Next Week ~ Tuesday, April 12 th Main Building – Room 700 -- Before School @ 7:00 a.m. -- Beginning of every conference period Wednesday, April 13 th Ninth Grade Center Library -- Beginning of all three lunches
  15. 16. END OF COURSE ENGLISH 1 EXAM Tuesday the 5 th and Wednesday 6 th
  16. 18. TEA End-of-Course Field Test ~ For all students enrolled in English 1 ~ Tomorrow – Tuesday, April 5 th Morning Session Editing-Revising Multiple-Choice Items Three Compositions Wednesday, April 6 th Afternoon Session Reading-Comprehension Multiple-Choice Items Three Open-Ended Responses
  17. 20. Instruction Student Engagement
  18. 21. Technology & Engagement <ul><li>Ideas for getting your students more engaged…See out TIS for more info: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>I have 2 sets of Flip Videos for classroom Check out </li></ul><ul><li>I have 2 SmartBoards available that you can use to make class more interactive </li></ul><ul><li>I have 3 laptop labs at the MB and 2 Desktop labs at the NGC available for you to take your classes </li></ul><ul><li>We have SoftChalk, a program that allows you to make interactive lessons for you students </li></ul><ul><li>I can show you how to use Podcasting in your classroom for teacher or students use </li></ul><ul><li>I can show you how easily record conversations which allow for student responses in LOTE </li></ul><ul><li>I can show you how to use Google Docs or Prezi when assigning group projects to allow multiple students to be working on the same presentation at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>And SO MUCH MORE! </li></ul>
  19. 22. Spring Reminders <ul><li>Take attendance religiously! </li></ul><ul><li>If a student leaves class, they must have a pass </li></ul><ul><li>Check dress code 1 st period each day </li></ul><ul><li>Now is the time to contact parents. If you have a senior who is in danger of failing, call ASAP. It only gets worse if you don’t. </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Changes are due no later than 7 days after the end of the 9 weeks marking period. </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of your students and if you hear or notice something out of the ordinary, check it out and report it so we can help our students. </li></ul>
  20. 23. Advanced Placement Testing May 2 – May 13 Krueger Field House 400 Hall – Language Tests NGC – Selected Rooms
  21. 24. Don’t forget to smile and laugh!

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