Working Together

Today's going to be a great opportunity to be together, to think about teaching, and to visit with each other and build each other up. I'm thankful all three campuses will be together because it helps us see the big picture of what we're about. It's fun watching kids grow up (see the girl's basketball Twitter post below), but sometimes we get so wrapped up in our world that we forget to step back and see the whole picture.

I hope today is fun day of learning and working together as a whole community of teachers. I want it to be beneficial for all, and our goal is for each of us to walk away with a new idea (or two) and with some encouragement to finish the semester strong.

  • Last Friday's split chapel couldn't have gone better! The plan that as developed by our STUCO and Melissa Leverett worked perfectly, and the feedback I got from students has been nothing but positive. Awesome!

  • A big shout-out goes to coaches Blake McNair and Bradley Spencer for their work this basketball season. These guys lived in the gym the past four months working with our students and pushing them to be their best. I'm proud of their on-the-court and off-the-court successes.

  • Our bowling team made some serious strides this year as the girls qualified for State. Congrats go to Jan Penrod for her leadership and the successes the team experienced this year.

  • CAC's first archery season is in the books. Congrats and thank you to Sheila Killgore for leading the archery program and giving our students an opportunity to participate in a great activity. I look forward to seeing the archery program expand over the next couple of years.

  • The 6th graders had a great time at the Innovation Hub on Wednesday. A big thanks goes to Kassandra Allison for organizing the trip, and also thanks to Bradley Spencer for driving the bus. From what I've heard, that place is amazing and I definitely need to visit it.

  • Saturday's ACT was a busy testing day, and Brittany Arnold led the charge well. A big thanks goes to Brittany for being our ACT testing coordinator.

  • Today Jan Penrod and Sonya Gates will be working on the final MS schedule changes for 7th and 8th grade. Changing so many schedules is not an easy task, so a big thanks goes to the time and effort they'll put in today.

Upcoming Events
  • Today— Faculty Inservice Day (8:00-3:30); Click here for schedule
  • Monday, Feb. 19— No School (Cyber Day #1)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 20— 7th & 8th Grade Schedule Change (final one!)
  • Tuesday, Feb.20-Thursday, Feb. 22— College Tour (J. Penrod & C. Morse out)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21-- Mustang Missions Spirit Day (donate $2 or more)
  • Friday, Feb. 23
    • Cyber Day #2 Assignment Due Date
    • Special Presentation in Chapel (chapel could go long; we will make schedule adjustments as needed)
  • Saturday, Feb. 24 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament (Newport)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 27-- 9th Grade Field Trip to Pulaski Tech (8:30-2:30)

Anything missing? If so, please let me know.

Responsibilities for the Week of February 19-23
Week B
  • Cafeteria AM— A. Diles
  • Cafeteria PM— C. Baber
  • Parking Lot AM— C. Sherrill
  • Parking Lot PM
  • HS Lunch— D. Sullivan, H. Cruce, & J. Gates
  • MS Lunch— C. Sherrill & Friends
  • Chapel— T. Kaye
    • Monday No School
    • Tuesday— T. Kaye
    • Wednesday— Worshipful Wednesday (C. Tappe)
    • Thursday— Intercom Chapel
    • Friday— Admin (special presentation-- chapel could go long; we will make schedule adjustments as needed)
  • Detention— TBD (I forgot to check the list, but don't worry... I'll let it be known.)

Remember, it is your responsibility to find a replacement if you are unable to cover your assigned duty. Click here for duty schedule.

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