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9.26.11

Monday Morning Music This artist in the youtube video was told that this song was a waste of his time because the song was different from his usual hits. It became his biggest hit. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=0a45z_HG3WU

This Week... 9.26

Dr. Frost will visit NAMSfor Instructional Walk Throughs with Candace Leadership Team Members should see Faye to sign the CIPsometime this week Crisis Team meeting with Dr. Rice @3:45 AVID sponsors McTeacher Night-5:00-8:00 Google Site Training in Melanie's room @3:50 9/27 Admin. PDwith Teamsduring planning SB@ATMS, 9/28 FB @ATMS Math Counts @3:45 9/29 Mrs. Zepeda will be out. 7th Grade Team Begins Duty Golden Leaf After School in Connie's room SB@SAMS 9/30 Emergency Lesson Plans due to April Middle School Football Night at AHS Teachers should let Candaceknow if they have completed any home visits since school started.

Celebrations and Hot Tamales Vanessais sometimes an unsung hero. Thank you for all of the behind the scene tasks you attend to that make our days go smoother. Paula is a wonderful custodian for NAMS.Moreover, there are a lot of days that she multitasks as an assistant for teachers and big sister for many of our students.

Keeping Us On The Same Page *ACShas subscribed to EduVision , a full-featured video streaming platform and Internet Broadcast Television service that will allow us to upload and run our videos on our webpages.EduVision will enable us to use videos for professional development, share student work, and/or reach our community with live streaming of school events. Each school will have its own channel so be thinking of ways to use this resource. * Parent Assist is on go for piloting at Asheboro High School within the next two weeks. After thirty Next Week... days and there are no glitches, Parent Assist will be 10/3 Mrs. Zepeda will be out. offered to all schools. Faculty Meeting at 4:00 *We will have a new school nurse, Kim Richau, 10/4 Science Vertical Team Meeting beginning Oct. 3rd. She will be at NAMSon Tuesdays, Wednesdaysand Fridays. DeeAnne Frazier will still SB@NERMS be here on Monday mornings. Juula Stutts will now 10/5 FB @SWRMS be serving SAMSand AHS. Math Counts @3:45 Basic Best Practices that must be 10/6 Fundraising items delivered to the Auditorium consistent for NAMS to be a great school. Principals' Meeting-Curriculum Conversations Continuous Improvement Plan Presentation PEPs -All students who are at-risk for academic Team will meet in Chandler's room at 3:00 failure should be identified and have a PEPin place SB@UMS by the end of the first nine weeks. Teachers should 10/7 Grading Period Ends be considering which students will need a PEP.I will send a separate email later this week with additional NAMSStudent Artwork displayed at the CO about PEPs. As always, please let me if you see corrections orinformation know of additions that need to be made to this schedule.


Comet Express Page 1 of 2 A picture is worth a thousand words.

9.26.11 The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with watches you wash your face in the mirror every morning. Never ask a barber if you need a haircut. If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around. Don’t worry about bitin’ off more’n you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger’n you think.

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Learning Links and Stuff to think about

Always drink upstream from the heard. Generally, you ain’t learnin’ nothing

Creating a Reading Culture http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/book_w hisperer/2011/09/the_new_normal.html

when your mouth’s a-jawin’.

20 Biggest Mistakes I have made as a teacher (This is awesome!) http://www.edutopia.org/blog/20-teachermistakes-todd-finley Common SenseCorner-MEd of the Obvious

him do it are two entirely different

Tellin’ a man to git lost and makin’

propositions. If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still with ya.

A Cowgirl's Guide to Life*

Good judgment comes from Don’t squat with your spurs on. Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’. It don’t take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.

experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgement. When you give a personal lesson in meanness to a critter or to a person, don’t be surprised if they learn from their lesson.


Comet Express When you’re throwin’ your weight around, be ready to have it thrown around by somebody else. Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back into your pocket. Never miss a good chance to shut up. *I've had this list for so long that I have no idea who the credit should go to.

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