Friday, March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014

Crestwood Secondary Schools (7-12)
Twitter: @Crestwood_HS


Special Events for the Week of March 10 - March 16, 2014
Monday:         School Board Meeting - HS Media Center - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday:        5th - 8th Grade Band Concert - HS Auditorium - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday:   3 Hour Early Dismissal - Professional Development
                       State Competency Based Education Collaborative - Des Moines
Thursday:       NICC Machine Operations Meeting - 7:00 a.m.
                       High School Band Concert - HS Auditorium - 7:30 p.m.
Friday:            End of the 3rd Quarter
                       PLTW/NICC Advisory Meeting - 7:30 a.m.
                       Iowa Youth Survey Data Review - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday:       District FFA Leadership CDE Contest - West Union - 8:30 a.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.

#cadetnation rocks Wells Fargo!

Youth Frontiers Character Challenge of the Week

Shifting to Student Centered Learning
The following video is from the Pittsfield, New Hampshire School District. This is the school a group of teachers will be visiting at the end of the month. Listen for the traits of their student-centered learning environment. These are the traits we will bring back to Howard-Winneshiek and further expand.

The Five W's of Life
Watch for a display of these principles at the K-8 building and High School!

Remaining Professional Development Schedule
March 12, 2014
End of quarter report card work time
(3 hr.)

March 26, 2014
Self Directed PD
(3 hr.)
CPI recertification
April 9, 2014
Departmental Work
(3 hr.)
Wellness Committee – first 15 minutes
April 23, 2014
Self Directed PD
(3 hr.)

May 7, 2014
Self Directed PD
(3 hr.)

2nd to Last Teacher Day
End of semester report card work time
(3 hr.)

Last Teacher Day
Sharing Professional Learning/CBE/DMS Plan
(3 hr.)

Sportsmanship Award
Jenny Matt received the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) Sportsmanship Award Tuesday. Crestwood received a $250 scholarship on her behalf. Congratulations Mrs. Matt - we can think of no better person to receive this honor!


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