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Comet Express

11.28.11

Monday Morning Music http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMZGOnFer4k&feat ure=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1 &safe=active

Important Calendar Dates 11/28 AVID Students visit Davidson Community College, Wrestling at RMS, BB at home against RMS 11/29 PBIS Team participates in Tier I Training at PDC, Choice Bus at NAMS-8th grade project with CIS 11/30 PBIS Team participates in Tier I Training at PDC, Nichol Smith will be in the media center at 3:45 to discuss PD option 12/1 AVID Parent Night at Balfour Church at 6:00, 6th Grade Field Trip, Wrestling at NERMS, BB at home against NERMS 12/2 Career Day, PBIS reward 12/5 Report Cards, BB @ SAMS 12/6 Admin meeting in the AM at CO 12/7 Leadership Team Meeting, 8th Grade Student Advisors meet with Dr. Frost, Admin meeting at CO 12/8 Dr. Frost and Jennifer Smith will visit NAMS, NAMS highlighted at the Board of Education Meeting

Keeping Us On The Same Page and Best Practices ***Please remember that students should not be carrying laptops in the hallway. If you need help with having enough laptops for instruction, please see Jay and he will help with a plan. Remember that we have two computer carts in the media center. ***Teachers will have a schedule for Friday’s events by Thursday afternoon. Please make sure to go over the schedule with students so they will know what to expect for Career Day and the PBIS celebration. ***Faye received information from the Central Office concerning the procedure for leave requests. She sent everyone an email with details. The bottom line is that leave requests must be completed electronically from now on. Please see Faye if you have any questions. ***Please remember to send a copy of team notes to the Admin Team. If one of us does not answer questions within 2-3 days, please check to make sure we received your notes.

A picture is worth a thousand words. Celebrations and Hot Tamales Hot Tamales to our AVID teachers and AVID team! NAMS recently received a certificate acknowledging our school as a National Avid Teacher. Hot Tamales to April and Janice for organizing Career Day! Hot Tamales to Makenzie and Karen for conducting parent conferences on Wednesday. Please let me know if there were other conferences that I missed. Learning Links and Stuff to think about Determining which students work together http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/coach_gs_teaching_ti ps/2011/11/strategic_group_selection-by_teachers_not_students.html Understanding how children are feeling http://www.nytimes.com/schoolbook/2011/11/21/une arthing-the-surprises-within-a-childs-mind/ A different perspective on lockers http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2011 -11-14/schools-lockers-safety/51205848/1

NAMS families cleaning up the courtyard! Genesis Lowery, Mardicia Lowery, Marie Lowery, Candace Call, Kerry Brooks, Jordi Roman, April Thompson, Evelin Delgado, Maria Gallegos, Mia Delgado


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11.28.11

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