News from Boissevain School

May 5, 2013

Update – May 5 – 2013

Filed under: Education — Mr. White @ 5:16 pm

 

What’s Up at Boissevain School

 

Upcoming Dates:

May 17 & 18 – Bronco Girls Fastball Tournament

May 28 – Middle School Track Meet

May 29 – Spring Band Concert

May 30 – Student Led Conferences

June 4 – MS TMSD Track Meet

June 4 – Cafeteria Closes

June 5 – AAA Spirit Day

June 7 – 4 – H Rally Day

June 11 – CTS Luncheon – North Gym

June 24 – Boissevain School Graduation

 

Reminders:  Please mark on your calendars!

Staff Mtgs:

Primary – May 14  – 3:30    MS – May 15  – 8 am    HS  – May 13 – 3:30

(please submit items on the staff wiki or let me know – Meetings are in Meeting Room)

√ We are required to do bus evacuations this week – it is scheduled to start on Tuesday,May 7 at 9:10 – we will call you to the buses – please accompany your classes.

Also – there will be a fire drill this week – we will need to do a few before the end of June

We have met our lockdown requirements of two.

√ The HS Student Government has their annual Bucky Awards to present and it is being arranged for May 22 at 2:50 (end of advisory)  for Gr. 9 to 12 students – please bring your advisory group to the North Gym.

√ Primary – Lawrence has a prototype of the flower box that he will be making for the primary classrooms as part of the outdoor classrooms – the cost is covered by the grant provided by the Morton Foundation – as he finishes one he will bring it over so that you can use it – maybe even transplant some of your plants you are starting in your room – you will need to purchase some soil for your class flower box – please submit those bills to be reimbursed.

√ We need to get the dates organized for the School Calendar Magnets – can you please look at your plans for next year and send any known dates to Evelyn or Joan as soon as you can – thank you!

√ High School – Advisory

May 8 – Advisory

May 15 – No Advisory

May 22 – Advisory – Bucky Awards (2:50)

May 29 – Advisory

 

√√  this is a good article about relationships that has a TED X video at the end – If you don’t read the article be sure to watch the video – 7 minutes – worth it

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/angela-maiers/secure-students-hearts_b_3208029.html

 

 

√√  check this site out –  27 things teachers do best – tweeted by Ian Jukes

 

http://edudemic.com/2013/04/27-things-teachers-do-best/

 

√√ some younger grades blogs

https://docs.google.com/document/d/12JStVT0gMggozJVqXH9lSCzrZZp98X_SlwxOCGyhMBE/edit?pli=1

 

 

√√ I listened to some tech short cuts the other day on you tube

  1. to scroll down a webpage press the space bar – to go back up press the shift key and then the space bar – it goes one page at a time
  2. to make the print larger on a webpage (mac) – press the command key and then the plus to make larger – command and minus to make smaller
  3. In Powerpoint – if you want to black out a slide – press the B – if you want to have a white screen – press the W

 

 

 

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