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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Other People Mindset
“Education without application is just entertainment.”  ~Tim Sanders


* Club meetings begin this week! *

Monday, September 28
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

Tuesday, September 29
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:30 p.m.  Department PLC Meetings

Wednesday, September 30
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

Thursday, October 1
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Last day to respond to family/student surveys

Friday, October 2
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Gift card drawings for survey responses

“Being a student is easy. Learning requires actual work.”  ~William Crawford

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Published by Pamela Sands on September 25, 2020

        


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“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson


* Don’t forget to sign in to homeroom daily! *

Monday, September 21
Progress Reports Live for Parent View
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Canvas Retreat: Grades & Analytics
3:15 p.m.  SIT Meeting

Tuesday, September 22
Suicide Awareness Day – Wear Purple and Teal
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Canvas Retreat: Recording Lessons in Canvas Studio

Wednesday, September 23
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
NCIMS Club Carnival (Clubs will begin meeting next week, so join today!)

Thursday, September 24
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

Friday, September 25
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Instructional Tech Leader Meeting

“One learns from books and example only that certain things can be done. Actual learning requires that you do those things.” ~Frank Herbert

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Published by Pamela Sands on September 18, 2020

        


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“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” ~Amelia Earhart


* Don’t forget to sign in to homeroom daily! *

Monday, September 14
Progress Reports Live for Parent View
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Canvas Retreat: Home Page and Buttons

Tuesday, September 15
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Correlate Meetings

Wednesday, September 16
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Canvas Retreat: Modules and Pages
6:00 p.m.  PTA Meeting
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, September 17
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Canvas Retreat: Assignments and Quizzes

Friday, September 18
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
9:00 a.m.  Administration Meeting
All Classrooms Ready for Plan B

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Published by Pamela Sands on September 11, 2020

        


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“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” ~ Kevin Durant


* Don’t forget to sign in to homeroom daily! *

Monday, September 7
No Classes – Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

Wednesday, September 9
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Instructional/ Tech Leadership Meeting
3:15 p.m.  Beginning Teacher Meeting w/ Mentor
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, September 10
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m. Department Meetings

Friday, September 11
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
9:00 a.m.  Administration Meeting

“A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”
~Colin Powell


Upcoming Events

Monday, September 14
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting
3:15 p.m.  Correlate Meetings

Tuesday, September 15
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Department Meetings

Wednesday, September 16
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Instructional Leadership Meeting
CCS PD Offerings
6:00 p.m.  PTA Meeting

Thursday, September 17
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

Friday, September 18
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Administration Meeting

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Published by Pamela Sands on September 4, 2020

        


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“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”  ~ Pele


* Don’t forget to sign in to homeroom daily! *

Monday, August 31
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

white background with red Canvas LMS logo and the word Canvas in grayTuesday, September 1
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Canvas Kick-Off – Click here to log in to Canvas
2:30 p.m.  Department PLC Meetings

Wednesday, September 2
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, September 3
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Instructional Tech Team Meeting

Friday, September 4
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Admin Meeting

“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”  ~Samuel Johnson


Upcoming Events

Monday, September 7
No School – Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Staff Team Builder

Wednesday, September 9
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, September 10
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m. Instructional Tech Team Meeting

Friday, September 11
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00 p.m.  Admin Meeting

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Published by Pamela Sands on August 28, 2020

        


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“Love of learning is a pleasant and universal bond, since it deals with what one is and
not what one has.”  ~Freya Stark


“Every Titan Counts” Spirit Week:  NCIMS Census 2020

Monday, August 24
Spirit Week:
“I Count” Pic – EVERY Titan counts! Make sure you’ve checked in with your homeroom teacher!  Snap a picture of your “Ready to Learn” Look
At Home Challenge: Talk with your family about the importance of the U.S. 2020 Census. Has your family completed yours?
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

Tuesday, August 25
Spirit Week:
Take it to the Top Hat Day – Titans are taking it to the top! Remember 100% homeroom attendance is the Goal! Top today off with your favorite hat.
At Home Challenge: Draft out your short and long term goals and discuss them with your family.
2:30 p.m.  Department PLC Meetings

Wednesday, August 26
Spirit Week:
Our Future is Bright Sunglasses Day – Showing up every day for virtual learning is the first step to success. Show us how bright your future is by wearing your favorite sunglasses.
At Home Challenge: Are your friends being counted every day! Drop your friends a DM to check in with them and motivate them to show up on time!
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, August 27
Spirit Week:
Movement/Wellness Rep Your Team and/or College – Remote learning doesn’t mean you have to be stagnant! Rep your favorite movers and shakers by wearing sports team and/or college clothing.
At Home Challenge: Don’t be stagnant. Take a 20-30 minute walk with your family or pet. Challenge your family to increase the distance each day/week.
2:00 p.m.  Instructional Tech Team Meeting

Friday, August 28
Spirit Week:
EVERY Titan Counts School Colors Day – Let’s represent that every Titan counts by wearing our school colors.
At Home Challenge: Discuss and complete your Attendance Plan with your family.
2:00 p.m.  Admin Meeting
Teacher Self Assessment & PDP Due

“If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow.”  ~John Lubbock


Upcoming Events

Monday, August 31
2:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

Tuesday, September 1
2:00 p.m.  Department PLC Meetings

Wednesday, September 2
CCS PD Offerings

Thursday, September 3
2:00 p.m. Instructional Tech Team Meeting

Friday, September 4
2:00 p.m.  Admin Meeting

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Published by Pamela Sands on August 22, 2020

        


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This week’s Positivity Project trait is Love of Learning.
“Love of learning is a pleasant and universal bond, since it deals with what one is and
not what one has.”  ~Freya Stark


  • All middle and high school athletic competitions are suspended until at least Monday, April 6, 2020. This includes all workouts, skill development, practices and contests (on or off campus).
  • In light of multiple co-curricular organizations canceling scheduled activities, all co-curricular competitions are suspended until at least Monday, April 6, 2020.

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March 23-27, 2020

Monday, March 16
Teacher Workday – No School for Students

Tuesday, March 17
NC Check-In Testing – ELA

Wednesday, March 18
NC Check-In Testing – Math/Math 1

Thursday, March 19
NC Check-In Testing – Earth Science (8th grade only)

Friday, March 20
Jump Rope for Heart
Report Cards Go Home

“If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow.”  ~John Lubbock

Upcoming Events


Monday, March 23
7:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.  Book Fair
2:45 p.m.  Committee Meetings

Tuesday, March 24
7:15 a.m.-6:00 p.m.  Book Fair & Evening Family Shopping
2:45 p.m.  Beginning Teacher Meeting

Wednesday, March 25
7:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.  Book Fair

Thursday, March 26
7:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.  Book Fair

Friday, March 27
7:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.  Book Fair

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Published by Pamela Sands on March 13, 2020

        


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This week’s Positivity Project trait is Social Intelligence.
“Your work is the single greatest means at your disposal for expressing your social intelligence.”  ~Robert Greene

Monday, March 9
2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting
4:00 p.m.  Baseball and Softball @ HOME vs. Westover MS

Tuesday, March 10
9:30 a.m.  Tornado Drill
4:30 p.m.  Boys’ Track and Field @ Reid Ross CS

Wednesday, March 11
4:00 p.m.  Girls’ Soccer @ HOME vs. John Griffin MS

Thursday, March 12
2:45 p.m.  Spring Sports Pictures
6:00 p.m.  Orchestra Concert

Friday, March 13
International Attire Day
End of the Third Grading Period

“Strategic planning for the future is the most hopeful indication of our increasing social intelligence.”  ~William H. Hastie

Upcoming Events


Monday, March 16
Teacher Workday – No School for Students

Tuesday, March 17
NC Check-In Testing – ELA
4:30 p.m.  Boys’ Track and Field @ HOME

Wednesday, March 18
NC Check-In Testing – Math/Math 1

Thursday, March 19
NC Check-In Testing – Earth Science (8th grade only)
4:00 p.m.  Softball and Baseball @ HOME vs. Spring Lake MS
5:30 p.m.  NJHS Inductions

Friday, March 20
Jump Rope for Heart
Report Cards Go Home

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Published by Pamela Sands on March 6, 2020

        


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This week’s Positivity Project trait is cheering others’ success.
“Cheer for people.  There is enough sun for everyone.”  ~anonymous

Monday, March 2
Read Across America Day
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Battle of the Books Competition @ ERC
Student 2020-21 Course Registration Forms are Due
2:45 p.m.  Faculty Meeting
4:00 p.m.  Baseball and Softball @ South View MS

Tuesday, March 3
4:30 p.m.  Boys’ Track and Field @ HOME  postponed

Wednesday, March 4
4:00 p.m.  Girls’ Soccer @ South View MS

Thursday, March 5
1:30 p.m.  Spring Sports Pep Rally
4:00 p.m.  Softball and Baseball @ HOME vs. John Griffin MS

Friday, March 6

Saturday, March 7
8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.  Forensics County Tournament
Orchestra Auditions

“Spend your time with people who only want the very best for you.  And be someone who only wants the very best for others, too.”  ~ C. Richardson

Upcoming Events


Monday, March 9
2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting
4:00 p.m.  Baseball and Softball @ HOME vs. Westover MS

Tuesday, March 10
4:30 p.m.  Boys’ Track and Field @ Reid Ross CS

Wednesday, March 11
4:00 p.m.  Girls’ Soccer @ HOME vs. John Griffin MS

Thursday, March 12
2:45 p.m.  Spring Sports Pictures
6:00 p.m.  Orchestra Concert

Friday, March 13
End of the Third Grading Period

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Published by Pamela Sands on February 28, 2020

        


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This week’s Positivity Project trait is Enthusiasm.
“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, February 24
ELA Remediation
2:45 p.m.  Committee Meetings

Tuesday, February 25
ELA Remediation
2:45 p.m.  Beginning Teacher Meeting

Wednesday, February 26
Science Remediation
4:00 p.m.  Girls’ Soccer @ Pine Forest MS

Thursday, February 27
Math Remediation

Friday, February 28
Math Remediation
School-wide Fundraiser Ends

“I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.” ~Steve Irwin

Upcoming Events


Monday, March 2 – 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Battle of the Books Competition @ ERC
Monday, March 2 – Student 2020-21 Course Registration Forms are Due
Monday, March 2 – 2:45 p.m.  Faculty Meeting
Monday, March 2 – 4:00 p.m.  Baseball and Softball @ South View MS
Tuesday, March 3 – 4:30 p.m.  Boys’ Track and Field @ HOME
Wednesday, March 4 – 4:00 p.m.  Girls’ Soccer @ South View MS
Thursday, March 5 – 1:30 p.m.  Spring Sports Pep Rally
Thursday, March 5 – 4:00 p.m.  Softball and Baseball @ HOME vs. John Griffin MS
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.  Forensics County Tournament
Saturday, March 7 – Orchestra Auditions

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Published by Pamela Sands on February 21, 2020