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The Weekly Communicator

Week of November 12 - 16, 2018


Mon., Nov.12

  • Veterans Day - No School

Tues., Nov., 13

  • 8:30 - 9:30: Coffee with the Principal, Library
  • Birmingham HS Field Trip (Frome)
  • Behavior talks (Sutphin):
    • Period 1 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Ing, Lacour, Lee, Mclemore, Tanguay
    • Period 2 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Ing, Lacour, Lee, Mclemore, Tanguay
    • Period 3 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Ing, Lacour, Lee, Mclemore, Tanguay
    • Period 4 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Ing, Lacour, Tanguay
    • Period 5 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Maddy, Gonzalez, Lacour, Lee, Nisenbaum, Tanguay
    • Period 6 (7th, 8th)Bonino, Ing, Lee, Nisenbaum, Tanguay
  • 1:45 Professional Development

Agenda: Department Teams - Please see agendas from team leads

  • 3:00 Faculty Meeting - Safety, emergency procedures
  • 3:00 Ad hoc master schedule meeting

Weds.., Nov., 14

  • Reading Inventory testing for reclassification, ELD classes (Winokur, Sproughi, Harris, Sakurai, Fineman)
  • 4: Lockdown Drill
  • Periods 1-3: LDNE Principal Instructional Rounds
  • 3:15 - 4:00: Ad hoc Professional Development Committee

Thurs., Nov., 15 - Minimum Day Schedule

  • 15 week grades due @8:00 am
  • 8:30 Coffee with the Assistant Principals, ATTENDANCE MATTERS (Gass, Nunez)
  • 9:00 - 12:00 Crisis training (Greene, Douglas, Sutphin)
  • Minimum Day Schedule - Parent conferences
  • 1:00 - 3:00: Parent conferences (See separate information bulletin)
  • 8:30 - 9:30 Magnet school tours CANCELLED

Fri., Nov. 16

  • 8:30 am ELAC Parent elections, Parent Center
  • Behavior talks (Sutphin):
    • Period 3 (6th) Maddy, Garcia, Gonzales                                          
    • Period 4 (6th) Gonzales, Harris, Hazelton, Mclemore                   
    • Period 5 (6th) Bananian, Gonzales, Mclemore                                 
    • Period 6 (6th) Garcia, Gonzales, Harris, Hazelton, Lacour, Mclemore, Stealey
  • Report cards go home in Homerooms

Mon., Nov 19th - Fri., Nov. 23th

  • Thanksgiving Break


Student Announcements                


MILLIKAN CANNED FOOD DRIVE - The PTSA is sponsoring their annual Thanksgiving Baskets food drive and Leadership will be helping from November 5 through November 15. Homerooms have been assigned a specific item to donate, and students can check their assigned items on the Yellow posters throughout the school.  All donated items for the Thanksgiving Baskets should be brought to the lunch area at homeroom.  These items will count toward the homeroom totals for the canned food drive.


Leadership will also be sponsoring the annual canned food drive from November 5 through November 15.  Students should bring donations of canned goods and Thanksgiving Basket items to the covered lunch area during homeroom.


OFFICE PHONE USE Students may use the phone in the Main Office and Attendance Office only. The phones in the counseling office may not be used by students.


Be Safe – Protect and respect personal space.

Be Responsible – Be on time, throw trash away, and do your work.

Be Respectful – Use positive and polite language, stop and think before speaking or acting, treat others as you wish to be treated.


Faculty Reminders

TEACHERS AT DOORS DURING PASSINGTeachers, thank you for standing at your doors during passing periods. It really helps in getting students to go into the classroom and get prepared for your lesson!!!


FACULTY SECRET PALSDon’t forget your secret pal!!!


Announcements – please email announcements you’d like to include in The Weekly Communicator to by noon on Fridays.


Email & Schoology – Please check daily. Thank you.


Looking Ahead


Mon., Nov. 26th

  • 7:00 pm Drama lab showcases, Rm. 45

Tues., Nov. 27th

  • 8:30 - 9:30 & 1:30 - 2:30: Tours, Burrill Hall (Porter)
  • PTSA Membership Social 11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  • 1:45 Professional Development


Interdisciplinary teams: Interim assessment data analysis - Looking at student work protocol

  • 3:00 ILT
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PTSA Dinner & meeting

Weds., Nov. 28th

  • AP Meeting

Thurs., Nov. 29th

  • 6:00 Dinner with the Principal, ATTENDANCE MATTERS (Drew)

Fri., Nov. 30th

  • 8:00 - 9:01 Assembly: Versa Style Dance Company Performance - For Performing Arts 6th grade students, Burrill Hall

Mon., Dec. 3th

  • Cadre meeting

Tues., Dec. 4th

  • 1:45 Professional Development

Charter Committees

Weds., Dec. 5th

  • 20 week grade window opens
  • 4:00 CPR Training for Teachers, Library (Nunez)

Thurs.,Dec. 6th

  • Period 3 & 4: Winter Music Assemblies, Burrill Hall
  • 3:15 AGC/SSC Meeting
  • Winter Concert # 1 6:30 PM, Burrill Hall

Fri., Dec. 7th

  • Book Fair Dec., 7th thru Dec. 14th, Library
  • Winter Concert # 2 6:30 PM, Burrill Hall

Weds., Dec. 12th

  • 20 week grades due @3:15 pm

Thurs., Dec. 13th

  • 7:00 pm - Winterfest, Burrill Hall


Fri., Dec. 14th Minimum Day Schedule