Whitehorse High School

Archived Posts - February 2013

A Little Good News (February 25-March 1)

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  • 2/23/13 |
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1. Four wrestlers, coached by Aldon Chee, qualified for State: Ric Bushyhead, Shawn Carter, Tyson Chilly, and Branden Lansing. Three placed at state! 2. Seventh graders reached an all time high number (18) of green circles in YPP Math! There are so many half-filled yellow dots indicating that many students are close to earning green dots . . . watch for the number to grow even higher in the next few weeks! 3. We are excited to embark on a new journey called Collaborative Team Coaching on Tuesday, February 26, when Johanna Hoffmeister returns to WHS to help everyone learn how to help …

A Little Good News (February 18-22)

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  • 2/16/13 |
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1. Basketball teams (coached by Matt Baldwin, Collin Jackson, Olivia Lansing, and Luanita Thompson) and the wrestling team concluded this week. The athletes and coaches worked hard during the season; thank you to parents, school staff, and fans for continued support. 2. High numbers of parents attended the recent SCC meeting to provide input on a bell schedule, direction for our school, and interventions; faculty members collaborated to incorporate parent suggestions in the vision statement, handbook, and bell schedule. Working together, a lot was accomplished in 60 minutes! 3. New …

A Little Good News (February 11-15)

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  • 2/9/13 |
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1. Language Arts and Math teachers from throughout the district embarked on an important journey February 7 & 8. Their efforts will be further enhanced during upcoming PLC discussions as our district begins to align instruction and creates situations where all students have access to challenging and rigorous coursework! 2. Seventy-four (67%) 7th and 8th graders made progress in YPP Math and / or LA since December! Check out the 7th grade improvements in LA by looking at the bulletin board in the Jr. High Wind. 3. Lucille Cody delivered 75 liaison requests during January in order …

A Little Good News (February 4-8)

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  • 2/2/13 |
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1. There is a backboard, rim, and hoop on the back court thanks to Mr. Hall, Konami Mike, Mike Chiquito, Aldon Chee, Mr. Fahey, Mr. Knight, and Nico Peshlakai! 2. The custodial staff works early and late hours to keep our school clean. This is especially true of the custodians working with activities: Alvin Lee, Laverne Yellowman, Mike Chiquito, and Darrell Lameman. 3. Faculty members engaged with Friday’s learning opportunities and discussions. Thanks to presenters and facilitators: Stefnee Turk, Kester Tapaha, Olivia Lansing, Matt Baldwin, John Fahey, Linda Whitehead, and Ma …