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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Gratitude
“Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” ~Germany Kent


Monday, November 23
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
6th-8th grade makeup Benchmark Testing

Tuesday, November 24
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
8th grade Science Benchmark Testing
6th Grade Students Admin Lunch Check-Ins

black background with pumpkins and a turkey with the words "Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for all of our Titan Families."Wednesday, November 25
Student Remote Learning/Teacher Workday

Thursday, November 26
Student/Staff Holiday
Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 27
Student/Staff Holiday


“Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one’s voice.” ~Joseph B. Wirthlin


Upcoming Events
November 30 – 2:15-3:15 p.m.  BT Meeting
November 30 – 3:00-4:00 p.m.  SIT Team Meeting
December 1 – 6:00 p.m.  Safe and Healthy Re-Entry Parent Meeting
December 2 – NCIMS Spelling Bee
December 7-11-SuccessMaker Spirit Week
December 18 – End of Grading Period
December 21-January 1 – Student/Staff Holiday

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Published by Pamela Sands on November 21, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Bravery
“Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.” ~Lana Del Rey


Monday, November 16
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
3:00 p.m.  Department Meetings

Tuesday, November 17
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
6th-8th grade ELA Benchmark Testing
1:45-2:15 p.m.  8th Grade Office Hours
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Office Hours
2:20-2:50 p.m.  7th Grade Office Hours
3:00-3:30 p.m.  CORE+ Office Hours

Wednesday, November 18
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
6th-8th grade ELA Benchmark Testing
2:30 p.m.  PLC with SFCMS

Thursday, November 19
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
6th-8th grade Math Benchmark Testing
1:45-2:15 p.m.  8th Grade Office Hours
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Office Hours
2:20-2:50 p.m.  7th Grade Office Hours
3:00-3:30 p.m.  CORE+ Office Hours

Friday, November 20
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Webex Class Sessions
6th-8th grade Math Benchmark Testing
1:45-2:15 p.m.  8th Grade Office Hours
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Office Hours
2:20-2:50 p.m.  7th Grade Office Hours
3:00-3:30 p.m.  CORE+ Office Hours

Saturday, November 21
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Virtual Forensics Mini-tournament


“To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.” ~St. Catherine of Siena


Upcoming Events
November 23 – 2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting
November 25 – Student Remote Learning/Teacher Workday
November 26-27 – Student/Staff Holiday

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Published by Pamela Sands on November 13, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Creativity
“Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.”
~Pablo Picasso


NCIMS Fall Virtual Book Fair – October 26-November 8

Scholastic image - green background with smiling face with braces emoji and the words "Keep Kids Reading & Support Our School! Scholastic Book Fairs"Monday, November 2
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
3:00 p.m.  Staff Meeting

Tuesday, November 3
Student Asynchronous Remote Learning/Teacher Workday

Wednesday, November 4
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
4:00 p.m.  Forensics Tournament Videos Due to Coaches

Thursday, November 5
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
1:45-2:15 p.m.  8th Grade Office Hours
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Office Hours
2:20-2:50 p.m.  7th Grade Office Hours
3:00-3:30 p.m.  CORE+ Office Hours

Friday, November 6
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
1:45-2:15 p.m.  8th Grade Office Hours
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Office Hours
2:20-2:50 p.m.  7th Grade Office Hours
3:00-3:30 p.m.  CORE+ Office Hours


“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ~Sylvia Plath


Upcoming Events
November 7 – Out of Darkness Suicide Awareness Virtual Walk
November 9 – 3:00 p.m.  Correlate Meetings
November 11 – Student and Staff Holiday

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Published by Pamela Sands on October 30, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Forgiveness
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.


NCIMS Fall Virtual Book Fair – October 26-November 8

purple decorative image provided by Scholastic with a girl reading and the word "Grow your home library & support our school"Monday, October 26
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Report Cards are Released
2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting

Tuesday, October 27
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, October 28
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, October 29
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-2:30 p.m.  6th Grade Virtual Awards Ceremony
2:45-3:15 p.m.  7th grade Virtual Awards Ceremony
3:30-4:00 p.m.  8th grade Virtual Awards Ceremony

Friday, October 30
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Family-Teacher Conferences


“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~Lewis B. Smedes


Upcoming Events
November 2 – Live Remote class sessions will transition from Google Meet to WebEx
November 3 – Student Remote Learning/Workday
November 7 – Out of Darkness Suicide Awareness Virtual Walk
November 11 – Student and Staff Holiday

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Published by Pamela Sands on October 23, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Open-Mindedness
“It is never too late to give up your prejudices” ~Henry David Thoreau


Monday, October 19
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
3:00 p.m. Department Meetings

Tuesday, October 20
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

Wednesday, October 21
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
2:30 p.m.  PLC Kick-off with SFCMS
6:00-7:30 p.m.  PTA Teen Mental Health and Awareness Family Night

Thursday, October 22
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
11:00-12:30  WebEx Training
5:30-7:30 p.m.  Parent Tech Talk

Friday, October 23
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions


“Work hard. Laugh when you feel like crying. Keep an open mind, open eyes and an open spirit.”
~Rachael Ray


Upcoming Events
October 26-November 8 – NCIMS Fall Virtual Book Fair
October 26 – Report Cards are Released
October 26 – 2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting
October 27 – 3:00-6:00 p.m.  Parent Teacher Conferences

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Published by Pamela Sands on October 16, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Teamwork
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” ~Michael Jordan


Monday, October 12
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
3:00 p.m.  Correlate Meetings
End of the First Quarter

Tuesday, October 13
Optional Teacher Workday
Asynchronous Remote Learning Day for Students

Wednesday, October 14
Required Teacher Workday
No Class for Students

Thursday, October 15
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
3:15 Beginning Teacher Meeting

Friday, October 16
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Breast Cancer Awareness – Pink Out!


“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
~Phil Jackson


Upcoming Events
October 21 – PTA “Family Night”
October 22 – 6:00 p.m.  Parent Tech Talk
October 26 – Report Cards are Released
October 26 – 2:45 p.m.  SIT Meeting
October 26-November 8 – Fall Virtual Book Fair
October 27 – 3:00-6:00 p.m.  Parent Teacher Conferences

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Published by Pamela Sands on October 9, 2020

        


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Positivity Project Character Trait:  Curiosity
“Curiosity is the engine of achievement.” ~Ken Robinson


Monday, October 5
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions
Bullying Prevention Month – Wear BLUE
3:00 p.m.  Flipped Staff Meeting

Tuesday, October 6
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

Wednesday, October 7
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

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

Friday, October 8
8:15 a.m.-1:40 p.m.  Google Meet Class Sessions

“When you’re curious you find lots of interesting things to do.” ~Walt Disney


Upcoming Events

October 12 – End of the First Quarter
October 13 – Optional Workday/ Student Remote Learning Day
October 14 – Required Workday and Beginning Teachers’ Meeting
October 21 – PTA “Family Night”

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Published by Pamela Sands on October 2, 2020

        


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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