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Barnham: Fire Drill went well. Rodriguez supporting Wolff-Romero with college access topics, seniors were registered for SAT. Marquina, students completed the summer reading projects. Diaz, smooth transition to beginning of the year over all great year. Estrada, good transition to first week. College courses covered went well.
Wolff-Romero and Rodriguez to support with Senior College Access.
Announcements and News
SOAR kick on Saturday, September 7th. Barham get application from Saenz permission slip and fee for $15.00. Transportation will be provided.
Open House is Friday, September 13th. Parent University on Tuesday, September 17th, 9th grade information seminar.
Herrera on details for SOAR.
What do you want your students to learn?
Diaz: Focus on molecules, identify structure of molecules. Biochemistry. Vocabulary list on Vocabulary.com. Diaz and Marquina to collaborate on roos and prefix. Estrada solving writing equations new protocol; mad-libs. Prepositions, suggestion from Barham for sheltered instruction. Marquina recommended to use parts of speech to be incorporated. Imagine Math to be utilized for BOY and provided feedback to the students. Nitsch-Richards in social studies analyzing maps and types of map. Marquina; elements of mythology and fables in ELA. Level of support with vocabulary, News ELA for reading in content areas. Barham; study of basic of engineering pathways; student are engaged in research and final product. Guiding question posted for students during research.
How do you know when they learn it?
Review of Confidential Information in regards to student needs and accommodations.
Review Confidential Information
Cheer for AP Human Geography professor Nitsch-Richards
Follow up: No Red Ink.
Follow up: Barham to invite special guest to classroom to discuss careers.
What do you do when they don't learn it?
Rodriguez to invite Marquina as the teacher representative during meetings. What do you notice? Teacher discussion on level of support being offered for struggling students thus far. Marquina to demonstrate for the students how to use apps for translations.
Follow up: Rodriguez to provide a copy of IEP for student. Rodriguez to speak to the Diagnostician at next week.
Orozco: Move students to 7th period AP
Maximus, Jorge to smaller classes.
Rodriguez and Orozco to set up a meeting with parents to discuss, tutorial session, what specific interventions will be provided, strategies for the parent can support with at home.
9th Grade Sponsor roles and responsibilities: Fundraising over the course of the year. Parent Support for events. 9th graders selling at fall festival, freshman dance.
J. Garza. Estrada set expectations for students to email professors when they plan to be absent. A. Valdez, has been dropped. A. Martinez has been absent for 3 days.
Giron to contact parent of:
Laptops for all 9th graders.
National Suicide prevention month. Everfi lessons have been updated. Teachers must create a class roster on the
The 15th clubs begins. Hispanic Heritage month suggestions to be sent to Rodriguez. Mental Health Day logistics to be shared via email, event is on Early Dismissal September, 27th.
Early Dismissal conflict.
Misc: Upcoming Events
SOAR Friday, Sept. 7th
Mental Health Day
District level assessments:
- September window for R360.
- BOY's for all content
Next Week Agenda Items to include:
AVID grading system and developing a rubric and also what specific grades will be taken each week. Look for in AVID binder check, tutoring log etc.
District Level Assessments specifics
Rodriguez, Orozco, and Marquina to meet and discuss grading options and non-negotiables
Leads and Administrator
9th: Marquina / Orozco
10th: Vining / Orozco
11th/12th: Buso / Speier
Math: Park / Square
Science: Saenz / Speier
SS: Nitsch-Richards /Speier
ELA: Wolff Romero / Orozco
CTE: Seymour / West
Electives: Pham / West