May 29, 2015

Warm-up

  • Juniors– if you haven’t yet, turn in outline of script, printed excel charts/ graphs, and one paragraph summary of how you will make your excel data engaging. Staple it together in this order.
  • Juniors– turn in corrections of Act 4 (optional)
  • Seniors– make sure to get graduation information if you haven’t yet!
  • Seniors– Sullivan will see you about college plans.
  • Seniors– Get and fill out blue slips!
  • Everyone– Sign cards for field trip thank you’s!

Agenda

  • Sign, eat, sign, eat
  • Break
  • Awards

Current Assignments

  • Juniors– work on memorizing your Call to Action script– we’ll start rehearsing on Monday, and you’ll get feedback on your portion of the video tomorrow!
  • Juniors– Gatsby test on June 3rd

Announcements

  • Everyone meet in the fishbowl TODAY for senior send off
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • OIT Trip is next Tuesday!

Breakout Schedule

  • Party!

May 28, 2015

Warm-up

  • Juniors– if you haven’t yet, turn in outline of script, printed excel charts/ graphs, and one paragraph summary of how you will make your excel data engaging. Staple it together in this order.
  • Seniors– make sure to get graduation information if you haven’t yet!
  • If you did not go on the field trip, make sure to complete the worksheet!
  • If you did go on the field trip, make sure your photos are in the P drive so we can give you credit!

Agenda

Current Assignments

  • Juniors– work on memorizing your Call to Action script– we’ll start rehearsing on Monday, and you’ll get feedback on your portion of the video tomorrow!
  • Juniors– Gatsby test on June 3rd
  • We’ll have a celebration TOMORROW. The party people are Andres, Brandon S., Fawn, Walter, Bob, Melina, Selena, and Alex. You don’t have to plan activities– only food and drink. Meet and decide on your contributions!

Announcements

  • Everyone meet in the fishbowl TODAY for senior speeches
  • Seniors will all speak at the assembly TODAY about your future plans.  Make it appropriate…re: Slaughter!
  • Academy Junior Counselor— consider participating!
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • OIT Trip is next Tuesday!

Breakout Schedule

  • Today: 30/30
  • No breakouts Friday

May 27, 2015

Warm-up

  • Congratulate Walter– he is a track state champ! Woot woot!
  • Juniors– turn in outline of script, printed excel charts/ graphs, and one paragraph summary of how you will make your excel data engaging. Staple it together in this order.
  • Seniors– make sure to get graduation information!

Agenda

Current Assignments

  • Juniors– work on memorizing your Call to Action script– we’ll start rehearsing on Monday, and you’ll get feedback on your portion of the video some time this week!
  • Juniors– Gatsby test on June 3rd
  • We’ll have a celebration on Friday. The party people are Andres, Brandon S., Fawn, Walter, Bob, Melina, Selena, and Alex. You don’t have to plan activities– only food and drink. Meet and decide on your contributions!

Announcements

  • Everyone meet in the fishbowl TODAY and TOMORROW for senior speeches
  • Seniors will all speak at the assembly TOMORROW about your future plans.  Make it appropriate…re: Slaughter!
  • Academy Junior Counselor— consider participating!
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.

Breakout Schedule

  • No breakouts TODAY
  • Thursday: 30/30
  • No breakouts Friday

May 26, 2015

Warm-up

  • Congratulate Walter– he is a track state champ! Woot woot!
  • Check out this current event re: Gatsby
  • FYI: Siemer & Sully gone today.  Sinks subbing 2nd, Kostman subbing for Sullivan 3rd and Noon for Siemer.
  • Independent Study students – Oral Final day.  Pick a topic from the list and record yourself talking about that topic using the guidelines on the final exam schedule I gave you.  Submit the video via email or Google Drive.  Remember to consider both quality and quantity.
  • Load your pics from the field trip into the P drive. Go to handins-BIS-CIS-Poverty&Inequality Field Trip. Save them with your team name first and then the location you’re at in the picture.

Agenda

  • Juniors – work top down on this list during second and third period. 2nd period – large side of the TC, 3rd period – Siemer’s room
    •  Work on your 1 page Spanish article.  Do NOT use a dictionary or translator.  Remember, the template (after you type and spell check in Word) is in your email.  Print what you have, double spaced, by the end of second period today.
    • Turn in the following three items at the beginning of class on Wednesday:
      • Outline of your 1 minute video speech including a fun transition
      • Printed excel charts and graphs (at least 2 different types of graphs, representing the information appropriately and well titled)
      • 1 paragraph explanation of how you will share the data from your graphs in an engaging way in the Call to Action Video
    • Begin donation letter 
  • Seniors – 2nd period – large side TC, 3rd period – Sully’s room
    • Your final written copy of your Visionary Commencement Address is due today!!!  Print and hand in by the end of CIS today.
    • Practice speeches (get up and give your speech to AT LEAST three other seniors!)

Current Assignments

  • Seniors– Gatsby test TODAY! ALL juniors need to go to Sullivan’s side of the fishbowl to take the test today.
  • Juniors– Gatsby test on June 3rd
  • We’ll have a celebration on Friday. The party people are Andres, Brandon S., Fawn, Walter, Bob, Melina, Selena, and Alex. You don’t have to plan activities– only food and drink. Meet and decide on your contributions!

Announcements

  • Everyone meet in the fishbowl on Wednesday for senior speeches
  • Seniors will all speak at the assembly on Thursday about your future plans.  Make it appropriate…re: Slaughter!
  • Academy Junior Counselor— consider participating!
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.

Breakout Schedule

  • Tuesday: 1 hour Spanish II
  • No breakouts Wednesday
  • Thursday: 30/30
  • No breakouts Friday

May 21, 2015

Warm-up

  • Sit on the north side of the lab
  • If you are in advanced Spanish, go to Siemer’s room; she is gone today, but her sub (Schuh) will record your lessons.
  • Juniors: Do this warm-up; make sure to log in! You may have to update Java; try using Mozilla instead of Chrome
  • Field trip is TOMORROW– make sure to meet out front at 10:01!!!!!

Agenda

  • Lip dub example
  • Work on your 1-minute portion of the video– begin an outline. Make sure it includes what you will say PLUS a transition into your part of the video.

Current Assignments

  • GG ch. 9 and WS due TODAY
  • Seniors– Gatsby test on Tuesday
  • Juniors– Gatsby test on June 3rd

Announcements

  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs: Last one is on TODAY!
  • Field Trip on FRIDAY! Bring money for lunch– see us with questions/ concerns.

Breakout Schedule

  • Thur– Non-Span 2 with Sullivan, Span 2 with sub (Noon)

May 19, 2015

Warm-up

  • Seniors: Send your baby or high school photos and post-high school plans to Jenn Pickerill by TODAY
  • Juniors: Grab a SINGLE cookie and get ready for the performance task.

Agenda

  • Seniors – Spanish, English
  • Juniors– SBAC Performance Task, Spanish

Current Assignments

  • GG, Chapter 8 – due TODAY
  • GG, Chapter 9 – due THURSDAY with completed packet
  • Gatsby test next Tuesday for seniors– it will be on June 3rd for juniors.
  • Corrected compare/ contrast essays due by Friday– last chance for credit!
  • Juniors– corrected Raisin scripts due by next Friday– grades will be averaged!

Announcements

  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs: Last one is on Thursday!
  • Field Trip on FRIDAY! Bring money for lunch– see us with questions/ concerns.  Permission slips handed out today.

Breakout Schedule

  • Tues– Jun testing 2nd/ Spanish 3rd and  Sen Spanish 2nd/ English 3rd
  • Wed– Jun testing 2nd-3rd and Seniors work time 2nd/  Spanish 3rd

May 18, 2015

Warm-up

  • Seniors: Send your baby or high school photos and post-high school plans to Jenn Pickerill by Tuesday
  • Juniors: Grab a snack and wait for you papers to be delivered to you!

Agenda

  • Seniors – work on Great Gatsby and your speeches
  • Juniors– Review scripts, SBAC Performance Task

Current Assignments

  • GG, Chapter 8 – due TUESDAY
  • GG, Chapter 9 – due THURSDAY with completed packet
  • Gatsby test next Tuesday!
  • Corrected compare/ contrast essays due by Friday– last chance for credit!
  • Juniors– corrected Raisin scripts due by next Friday– grades will be averaged!

Announcements

  • Rashida– go to the office 🙂
  • Julie– take senior survey
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs: Last one is on Thursday!

Breakout Schedule

  • Mon– Jun testing 2nd-3rd/ Sen have Spanish and work time
  • Tues– Jun testing 2nd/ Spanish 3rd and   Sen Spanish 2nd/ English 3rd

May 12, 2015

Warm-up

  • Turn in your corrected Compare and Contrast essay.
  • Turn in your survey regarding your Visionary Organization.
  • Seniors: Send your baby or high school photos and post-high school plans to Jenn Pickerill!!
  • Seniors: please respond to this survey (secret word: senior)

Agenda

  • Seniors – work on GG
  • Juniors: Look over this practice PT test with a partner before the real thing tomorrow. Click on G11 ELA Performance Task. After looking it over, DISCUSS with your partner and CREATE two or more questions that you have about it. Bring these to Sully’s breakout!
  • Sully will go over your surveys with you today

Current Assignments

  • GG, Chapter 6 – due today
  • GG, Chapter 7 – due Friday with completed packet
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate this Friday!

Announcements

  • Juniors: SBAC PT begins TOMORROW – make sure you’re here, well rested, and ready to rock!
  • Schacher and McIntosh – Get your Bajo la Misma Estrella book in today so I don’t have to charge you for it, please.
  • Seniors– head to the fishbowl tomorrow at the start of class.
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

Breakout Schedule

  • Tuesday: 30/30
  • Wednesday: juniors testing, seniors with Siemer
  • Thursday: juniors testing, seniors with Siemer
  • Friday: Spanish 3/4 2nd period

May 11, 2015

Warm-up

  • Feliz Cumple Abbi
  • Seniors: please respond to this survey (secret word: senior)
  • Turn in your outline from your research about a Visionary Orgnization

Agenda

  • Compare & Contrast essay corrections – if you don’t have a grade on the rubric, you need to correct your errors and resubmit your essay tomorrow
  • Surveying Skills
    • Read this site about how to create a successful survey
    • Create a 3-5 question survey, including both structured and non-structured questions
    • Purpose of survey is to ascertain high school student perspective re: the issue your organization is supporting/combating…
      • Are students aware of the issue?  If so, what knowledge do they currently have?
      • Do students care about the issue?
      • Are students aware of your organization and what it does?
      • Do students have opinions regarding this organization’s mission or its resolution?
    • Closely proofread your survey, have a friend proofread it (on your screen) then print and turn it in.  Due at the beginning of second period tomorrow.

Current Assignments

  • GG, Chapter 5 – due today
  • GG, Chapter 6 – due tomorrow
  • GG, Chapter 7 – due Friday with completed packet
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate next Friday, May 15

Announcements

  • Juniors: SBAC PT begins on Wednesday – make sure you’re here, well rested, and ready to rock!
  • Schacher and McIntosh – Get your Bajo la Misma Estrella book in today so I don’t have to charge you for it, please. \
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

Breakout Schedule

  • Monday: 30/30
  • Tuesday: 30/30
  • Wednesday: juniors testing, seniors with Siemer
  • Thursday: juniors testing, seniors with Siemer
  • Friday: Spanish 3/4 2nd period

…making connections and exploring the world