Saturday, January 22, 2011

Agenda: Week of 1/24 - 1/28, 2011

Quote of the Week:  "Great people talk about ideas. Small people talk about other people." - Tobias S. Gibson

1.  Goal of the Week.  Students will write at least two sentences about their goal of the week, it must be meaningful, attainable, and measurable.
2.  Inspiration: Students will write at the bottom of their weekly goal a reaction to the story of the Ted Williams, the homeless man with the golden voice.

Students will read the document above and follow the directions, writing notes, underlining important points, circling things they do not understand, writing a question at the top and a summary at the bottom.


Tutoring for first half
Seniors: Song lyric project, current events discussion
Juniors: Song lyric project, ePrep SAT/ACT prep


Seniors: Party to celebrate college acceptance.  Still need to celebrate: Kaylin (SFA) and Vanessa (Texas State)
Juniors: Song lyric project, ePrep SAT/ACT prep

Friday, January 14, 2011

Avid club

David Duez
- sent from my Droid. Excuse the brevity.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Agenda: Week of Jan. 10, 2011

Quote of the Day:  "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." - Mahatma Gandhi

1.  Goal of the Week
2.  Sign the "Years in AVID" form for AVID Certification.
3.  We will discuss the story about the tragedy in Arizona.  A few questions for discussion:
 - Does the type of discussion we have about politics in this country affect situations like this?
 - Does this type of story discourage you from participation in government?
 - What can be learned from the heroes who came to the rescue of those who needed them?

Tutoring & then we will discuss college application process.
4th Period - Celebration for Jennifer G!  She is accepted to S.F.A.  Way to go Jennifer.
7th Period - Guest Speaker

Friday, January 7, 2011

Agenda - Week of Tue - Fri Jan 4-7, 2011

Quote of the Day:  "Study the past if you would define the future."  - Confucius

Tuesday - "Motivational Monday on Tuesday" - we'll write our new year's resolution and look back at 2010.  We'll also watch and discuss this TedTalk:

Wed/Thu - Tutoring first 1/2.  Second 1/2 we'll discuss new semester schedules, report cards and also binders.

Friday - 4th period:  We will be throwing a celebration for Iliana for getting accepted to Texas Women's University.  Way to go IG!

7th period: We'll be in the Red LGI to hear a guest speaker.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Welcome Back

Hope everyone had a wonderful winter break.
I was very sick over most of it, but I will choose to remember it like this:

Hope everyone is ready for a wonderful semester.  Our goal is to prepare you for....