MS Weekly Staff Memo – March 23, 2014

Spring is on the way! (I think)
Mystreet Upcoming Events

Monday, March 24

Tuesday, March 25

Wednesday, March 26
11:15 – 12:15 – Electives Team Meeting with Juli

Thursday, March 27
Beth Knight Teacher Leader

Friday, March 28
8th Grade Optional Early Dismissal (to get ready for 8th Grade Dance)

 
Other Upcoming Dates….
March 28 – 8th Grade Dance – 11:30 dismissal for 8th grade students
March 28 – 7th Grade Asia Day
March 31 – EOG Prep begins this week
April 3 – MS Drug/Alcohol Awareness Parent Workshop with Jim Anderson 7:00p.m.
April 3 & 4 – 8th Grade Finance Park
April 7 – 7/8 Dance Class Sharing in MS Gym
April 7 – Parent Advisory – 7:30 at HS
April 7 – Master Calendar Planning Meeting – 6:00-8:00 at HS
April 9 – Ed Leadership Seminar – Teacher Leader Discussion
April 10 – 6th Grade Drama Class Sharing in Black Box
April 11 – 7th Grade SLC’s
April 11 – 1/2 Day; Early Dismissal – Spring Break begins
April 11-20 – SPRING BREAK; Classes resume on 4/21/14
April 25 – CSD Golf Tournament
April 25 – 6th Grade Butterfly Project Field Trip
April 25 – CSD Junior/Senior Prom
April 28 – BK Writing Class 3:30-5:30
May 1 – 6th Grade Dance Class Sharing in Black Box
May 3 – Davidson Town Day and Spartan 5K
May 9 – Early Dismissal
May 15 – Early Dismissal
May 16-17 – Staff Retreat
May 19 – BK Writing Class 3:30-5:30
May 21 – Reading EOG 3-8
May 22 – Math EOG 3-8
May 23 – Math 1 EOC for 8th Graders
May 23 – 8th Grade Practicum Sharing (afternoon)
May 26 – Memorial Day Holiday
May 27 – 8th Grade Science EOG
May 27-28 – 7th Ropes Course
May 29 – 6th Grade Holocaust Museum
May 28-30 – 8th Grade Kanuga Trip
June 2-3 – 6th Grade Field Trip to UNCC Botanical Gardens
June 2 – 8th Grade Moving Up Rehearsal
June 2 – State of the School Address/Volunteer Appreciation 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
June 3 – 8th Grade Student Led Conferences (at HS with HS staff)
June 4 – Last Day of School – 5 & 8 Moving Up Ceremonies, 6/7 Dance
June 5-6 – Teacher Workdays
June 5 – First Ever CSD HS Graduation!!!  Belk Theater, Charlotte 7:30 p.m.

Professional Development:
A provocative piece about student freedoms – I need these reminders sometimes.
http://mbteach.com/?p=1220

To Ponder:
This theme has surfaced more than once over the past week, so I thought you might find this visual useful when helping kids to understand the difference.

Equality vs equity

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