Whitehorse High School

Archived Posts - April 2013

A Little Good News (April 29-May 3)

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  • 4/28/13 |
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1. Honor Roll students attending the excursion in Durango had a fun time riding the train, hiking, and eating dinner. 2. Layne Nielsen shared insights about how to use “Step Up to Writing.” In the next few weeks, teachers will experiment with at least one strategy in order to help young people improve writing skills. 3. Almost 100 people attended the Family Literacy Night on Thursday, April 25! The poetry lesson by Mrs. Whitehead included working together and creativity. The free books and movies were hot items. 4. Junior Achievement provided access to careers like l …

A Little Good News (April 22-26)

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  • 4/20/13 |
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1. 45 students earned an ALEKS Pizza Party; 3 of the students are on their 3rd party for mastering 72 topics!   2. End-of-the year testing has started; proctors and students are cooperating to be sure the highest scores are earned.   3. The WHS Band performed their very best at Region; turn out at Parent-Teacher Conferences was amazing! Hope to see lots of families at the upcoming Family Literacy Night = Thursday, April 25, at 5 pm.   4. The Accreditation Team was pleased with what they observed during their visit. They identified 3 Powerful Practices: …

A Little Good News (April 15-19)

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  • 4/13/13 |
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1. 51 students earned an ALEKS Pizza Party for mastering 24 topics; 13 of the students are on their 2nd party for mastering 48 topics! 2. Faculty members are updated for all the End-of-Year Events; congratulations to Stefnee Turk on the birth of her new baby girl! 3. Teachers continue to refine skills and knowledge in regards to Read Aloud. Students have reported enjoying the Extended 4th Hour Reading selections. Selection of short stories for Fall 2013 is beginning; email Language Arts teachers this week regarding suggestions. 4. Many students earned passing grades at Midterm; …

A Little Good News (April 8-12)

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  • 4/6/13 |
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1. Last week, an ALEKS Pizza Party was held for 28 students who achieved 24 topics.   2. This week, an additional 35 students will attend an ALEKS Pizza Party; one student is eligible for her second party!   3. Our educators worked with Johanna Hoffmeister to monitor the implementation of new strategies and to learn a few more on April 1.   4. Nineteen students are eligible for the Honor Roll Excursion!