Monday, October 12, 2015

October 9, 2015 - Crestwood Secondary 

Chris Rogne, Principal
office: 563-547-2764
Twitter: @chris_rogne

Events for the Week of October 3rd - October 9th
Monday, October 12th:     
12:00              Prevention 5 Meeting in the District Board Room
4:15                7th and 8th grade VB @ Osage
5:00                Home 9th/10th VB vs. St. Ansgar
6:00                Home JV VB vs. St. Ansgar
6:00                School Board Work Session in the High School Media Center
7:00                School Board Meeting in the High School Media Center
7:15                Home Varsity VB vs. St. Ansgar

Tuesday, October 13th:     
4:00                 JH boys and girls Conference Cross Country @ New Hampton
4:15                 Home 7th grade FB vs. Charles City
4:15                 8th grade FB @ Charles City
5:00                 Varsity boys and girls Conference Cross Country @ New Hampton
5:00                 Home 9th and 10th VB vs. Waverly-Shellrock
6:00                 Home JV VB vs. Waverly-Shellrock
7:15                 Home Varsity VB vs. Waverly-Shellrock

Wednesday, October 14th:     

8:15 PSAT Test

Friday, October 16th:
5:00                  Sub-Varsity FB  @ Waverly - Shellrock
7:30                  Varsity FB @ Waverly - Shellrock

Crestwood students have the opportunity to take several welding classes at the NICC Cresco Center. Some of those classes include: Welding Blueprint Reading, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Intro to Welding, Safety and Health, and Flame Plasma Cutting Fundamentals. 
Welding offers rewarding and challenging career opportunities both indoors and outdoors in a variety of industries ranging from repair jobs to fabrication and construction activities. 
Welding has become complex and technical and requires a great deal of knowledge to be able to select the proper process for critical work. Excellent hand-eye coordination are attributes of highly-skilled and well-paid welders.

The demand for welders is high, and technical training provides students with improved opportunities and career progression. 

MAP Testing
Over the past few weeks students have been taking the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test. These tests determine your child’s instructional level and measure academic growth from year to year in the areas of mathematics, reading, language usage, and science. MAP tests are unique in that they are adaptive tests your child took on a computer. That means that the test became more difficult the more questions your child answered correctly. When your child incorrectly answered a question, the test became easier. Therefore, your child took a test specifically created for his or her learning level. In addition, your child should have had the opportunity to learn the information presented on the test because the tests are aligned with the curriculum.  

More detailed information about your child's performance on the MAP test will be available at parent/teacher conferences which will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd and Thursday, November 5th.

Meet Mrs. Schwade

What grade levels and subjects do you teach?     
8th Grade Exploratory Spanish
Spanish I
Yearbook Adviser

How many years have you been an educator? How many years at Howard-Winn?

14 years of teaching
11 at CHS

Where did you attend college?
BA from Wartburg
MA from UNI

Was there a particular event or person that inspired you to become an educator?
My high school vocal teacher, Mr. Poppen, modeled the importance of being a role model and creating strong, supportive relationships with students. He really listened and really cared. Also he made learning fun!  

What is your favorite thing about Howard-Winn? 

The students!!!

Any words of wisdom or advice?

Be yourself. Do the right thing.

More about Mrs. Schwade: 
I have three children (Brooke, Kate, and Meg).
I enjoy spending time with family and friends.
I enjoy reading, scrapbooking, and traveling with students (Costa Rica in 2012 and 2015). Next trip 2018!

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