Friday, February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014

Crestwood Secondary Schools (7-12)
Twitter: @Crestwood_HS
http://www.howard-winn.k12.ia.us/crestwood-high-school 
http://www.howard-winn.k12.ia.us/crestwood-junior-high




 

Special Events for the Week of March 3 - March 9, 2014
Monday:       
Tuesday:        No School
Wednesday:   Competency Based Education - District Level Work - All Day
Thursday:       7-12 Academic BLT Meeting - 3:30 p.m.
                      Sub District FFA Leadership Contest - 4:00 p.m. - New Hampton
Friday:            Wrestling Border Battle - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday:        NEIBA Jazz Pestival
                      Junior High Musical - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday:          Girls Basketball Pep Rally - 2:00 p.m.

End of 3rd Quarter
Due to the amount of snow days during the 3rd Quarter, the end of the Quarter will now be March 14. Grades are due to the K-8 and HS Offices by 3:30 p.m. on March 19.

How to Escape Education's Death Valley
Sir Ken Robinson outlines three principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.  



Iowa Assessments
6th through 11th grade students will be taking the Iowa Assessments (formerly ITED/ITBS) on March 18th and 19th. Testing will occur in the morning. Students who take NICC courses during the morning - you will be required to attend the Iowa Assessment tests. 
Seniors are not required to be at the High School during the testing time. More information will follow with detailed information and agendas.
 



#cadetnation
  
The next #cadetnation Day is Friday, March 7.  
Remember to show off your blue and white! 

What is this "Flipped Learning" you speak of?

Technology helps with practices on snow days
The following was a part of Mrs. Day's blog post from this past week... 




Good Luck at the State Girls Basketball Tournament!

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