This week several of our students were recognized by at a ceremony organized by the South Seminole DeMolay Chapter. These students from both JROTC and US History composed essays on the topic “Patriotism: What it means to me.” The essays included information about how their paradigms regarding Patriotism have been inspired by their family members, teachers and experiences here at SSMS! Kudos to our students, Chief Jackson, Ms. Bingham, and Ms. Reid in supporting these students! Also, a special thanks to our new community partner, the South Seminole DeMolay Chapter! Not only did students receive certificates and monetary rewards, they also celebrated with a cake for all of families to enjoy! Their generosity and hospitality is appreciated!
As we enter Spring break, this is a great time think about Habit 7: Sharpening the Saw.
“Sharpen the Saw means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have- you”
Stephen R. Covey
When you return from Spring Break, stop by the teacher’s lounge to pick up breakfast sponsored by Einstein Brothers Bagels to energize your day. This casual breakfast will take place of our Monday Morning Leadership Meeting!
Sharpen the Saw and SURF into Spring Break- Mr. Grace style!
WILDLY IMPORTANT GOALS FOR 15-16
Goal 1: Each Quarter, 70% of SSMS students will pass the ELA exam with a “C” or above
Goal 2: SSMS will reduce the number of students who miss five or more days of school during the year by 50%
Goal 3: SSMS will reduce the number of referrals which result in ISS and OSS by 10%
BEGINNING WITH THE END IN MIND!
LEADER IN ME UPDATE!
The Leader in Me is sponsoring a Speech Contest open to students or groups of students.
For more information please visit http://edu.franklincovey.com/contest
Our next Lighthouse Team meeting will be held on April 1, 2016 at 8:30 am.
PBS STORMS! Please view the PBS and AIP weekly updates below.
Please remember to recognize students with a STORM Buck for displaying STORM behaviors or the Action of the Week. Don’t forget to write positive referrals for students who go above and beyond consistently and/or demonstrate behaviors worthy of a positive referral. Submit all positive referrals to Ms. Leenen in the discipline office.
No PBS update this week.
No AIP Update this week.
If you need more STORM Bucks, please email Mr. Motley.Continue to STORM, Hurricanes! TEACHER SHOUT OUTS!!! A Shout Out to PTSA for sponsoring Skate Night for the SSMS students! A great way to kick off Spring Break!! 2015 – 2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORNER CLICK HERE for Culturally Relevant Teaching Newsletter GROWTH MINDSET! eCampus Leadership Lessons ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Click the link below for anyone who would like to join the SSMS Relay for Life Team or make a donation. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Orozco!
- FDLRS Teaching Students with Disabilities Online Module is available in this short video from DTL at http://www.fl-pda.org. The video link is http://vimeo.com/113935831.
HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!!!