Principal's Blog

March 19th

posted Mar 19, 2019, 12:14 PM by Rusty Robinett   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 1:12 PM ]

ENGAGEMENT Kudo's to BreAnn Dee's for giving students choice in their product of "Bug's and Viruses."
ENGAGEMENT Kudo's to Bud Dunn for using affiliation with his student's art students extending learning to the Primary bench products.
Kudo's to Jeff Chancellor for taking another Powerlifter to State (Vaughn Bufkin.)
Kudo's to Coach's Touchstone and Buchanan for their Baseball team going undefeated in their last tournament.
Kudo's to Coach Colvin and the SHHS boys track team for winning the Bill Secord Relays.
Kudo's to Randy Kiser for taking 100+ students to Cozumel and returning ALL of them.
Kudo's to Ms Kincy and Ms White for organizing the March 25th UIL/ Day of Service.



Engagement Alley - Product Focus - Innovative products by students they place value on and care about.

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:


3/18 Progress report grades post at midnight. ** Remember a student CANNOT lose eligibility based on progress reports but CAN gain it back if they failed at the six week grading period.
3/20 Hand out Progress reports in your 4th-period class.
3/25 UIL District meet 9we host)
3/25 Day of Service
3/28 Blood Drive
4/3 EOC Training at 7:45 in the Library (Mandatory) 
4/5 End of the six weeks grading period




Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
3/20 Junior High Parent Meeting
3/21-22 Junior High Course Selections

March 5th

posted Mar 5, 2019, 1:33 PM by Rusty Robinett   [ updated Mar 5, 2019, 1:43 PM ]

ENGAGEMENT Kudo's to Danielle Tyler for great use of Non-Linguistic Representation on Imperialism projects 
ENGAGEMENT Kudo's to Lindsay Brazell for her use in Non-Linguistic Representation and Choice of Product in her class projects.
ENGAGEMENT Kudo's to Amy Blalock and her class for their Black History month tour. Great use of Affiliation.
Kudo's to Coach Higgs and Coach Billingslea.... It is National Athletic Trainer month. Thank you for keeping everyone healthy.
Kudo's to Mindy Borden for working with her students to get CPR training.
Kudo's to Guy Fuller and Angus Pool for the projects their classes worked on for the Education Foundation.
Kudo's to Spring Break for being in four days!
Kudo's to Bud Dunn for taking students to compete and place so well at Longview Museum of Fine Arts.
Kudo's to Amy Mc Fatridge for taking her English 3 students to read to primary students for Dr. Suess Day.
Kudo's to Nikki Fulps and the pacesetters for an awesome showing and representing Spring hill so well at competition. 
Kudo's to Tony White for helping with the technological side of signing up for our day of service.


Engagement Alley - What are you doing to keep your kids at the engagement level 50% of the class. Ex. Use Affiliation by having students work with others of significance to them ( Friends, Business, Family.)

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:

3/5 One-Act Play District Competition
3/6 UIL Band Concert Contest
3/7 The Band will be out, Track will be out part of the day, Tennis is out, Baseball is out. 
3/8 Band and Baseball are out. 
3/8 End of the 5th six weeks Progress reports. Make sure you have all grades in before all these students are out on the 6th!
3/11 - 3/15 Spring Break!!!
3/18 Progress report grades post at midnight. ** Remember a student CANNOT lose eligibility based on progress reports but CAN gain it back if they failed at the six week grading period.
3/20 Hand out Progress reports in your 4th-period class.
3/25 UIL District meet 9we host)
3/25 Day of Service
3/29 Blood Drive



Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
3/20 Junior High Parent Meeting
3/21-22 Junior High Course Selections

February 26th

posted Feb 26, 2019, 11:49 AM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to Jennifer White for helping with the Junior high Academic UIL meet.
Kudo's to Holly Whittington and the YBA for a fabulous teacher Luncheon.
Kudo's to Laura Jordan For her awesome graphics that she designs for our webpage and facebook page. 
Kudo's to Amy Touchstone for opening up her room for the College admission Essay night.
Kudo's to Amy McFatridge for her engaging activity by giving students choice in their "Oral Portrait" activity.
Kudo's to Ms Washington and her AV production team for creating a recruiting video for the Longview Area Coalition for a Drug-Free Youth. 
Kudo's to For Spring Break for being two weeks away

 **Reminder -  Special Education teachers need no less than 5 days notice for testing. They have to adjust their schedule in order to give tests. It would be best if you sent them your test dates for the remainder of the semester.

Engagement Alley - Product Focused - Clearly linked in the teacher and student's mind to performance. Students place value on products, performance, and exhibition.
**Is your class riding the roller coaster of Engaged to Compliant?    

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
  
February -  Black History Month


2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/5 One-Act Play District Competition
3/6 UIL Band Concert Contest
3/7 The Band will be out, Track will be out part of the day, Tennis is out, Baseball is out. 
3/8 Band and Baseball are out. 
3/8 End of the 5th six weeks Progress reports. Make sure you have all grades in before all these students are out on the 6th!
3/11 - 3/15 Spring Break!!!
3/18 Progress report grades post at midnight. ** Remember a student CANNOT lose eligibility based on progress reports but CAN gain it back if they failed at the six week grading period.
3/20 Hand out Progress reports in your 4th-period class.




Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/1 Ms. Bowles will be visiting all English 3 classes for course description and selections.
3/20 Junior High Parent Meeting
3/21-22 Junior High Course Selections

February 19th

posted Feb 19, 2019, 12:27 PM by Rusty Robinett   [ updated Feb 19, 2019, 12:29 PM ]

Kudo's to Andrea Jones for engaging her classes by creating a digital Escape Room for her Trig review. This is engagement because of its Novelty and Variety.
Kudo's to Ms Kincy and the Social Studies Team for placing 1st at the Hallsville UIL meet.
Kudo's to Ms Drueckhammer for her student's 1st place finish in Ready Writing at the Hallsville UIL meet.
Kudo's to Becky Smith and the Theater crew for a great showing in the Dinner Theater. The students received MANY compliments and represented SH well.
Kudo's to the entire staff for your receptiveness to Tammy Mckee and her training on Engaged Learning. I know it was not a movie this year but you all did so well.
Kudo's to Ms Bowles and Ms Childers for their efficient STAAR training and all the work they put in to make it work.
Kudo's to Ms Collier and the Culinary Arts crew for serving the Leadership Longview Team here on Thursday.
 **Reminder -  Special Education teachers need no less than 5 days notice for testing. They have to adjust their schedule in order to give tests. It would be best if you sent them your test dates for the remainder of the semester.

Engagement Alley -  Novelty and Variety: Infusing Novelty and Variety into lesson increases student engagement. ( Ex. escape rooms, technology, Non-Linguistic notes.)

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
  
February -  Black History Month

2/19 Six weeks Grades Post  AT midnight.
2/21 Hand out Report Cards in your 4th-period class.
SHHS Faculty Luncheon in room C109. Pep Rally Schedule for lunches so you can have an extended lunch that day.
2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/5 One-Act Play District Competition
3/6 UIL Band Concert Contest
3/7 The Band will be out, Track will be out part of the day, Tennis is out, Baseball is out. 
3/8 Band and Baseball are out. 
3/8 End of the 5th six weeks Progress reports. Make sure you have all grades in before all these students are out on the 6th!




Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/1 Ms. Bowles will be visiting all English 3 classes for course description and selections.

February 12th

posted Feb 12, 2019, 10:22 AM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to Coach Juneau for ALWAYS monitoring the hallway during transitions.
Kudo's to Coach Billingslea and Coach Higgs for taking such great care of our athletes and going above and beyond to help them.
Kudo's to Jennifer White and the Debate Team. We got 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places in the District UIL Debate meet and will be going to State.
Kudo's to Gail Powell for taking such good care of our Bi-Lingual students and working so hard on our TELPAS.
Kudo's to All the staff for chipping in and helping in several different areas while so many teachers are out.
Kudo's to Ms Jones and the Student Council for keeping the copy rooms stocked with paper.
Kudo's to The Counselors would like to give a Kudo to the staff for being helpful during the Field test tomorrow.
Kudo's to The Counselors would like to give a Kudo to the Social Studies and Student Council for their gift during counselor's week.

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
  
February -  Black History Month
2/13 STAAR Writing prompt test 1st and 2nd periods only ** No Bells 
2/14 End of the six weeks. Cut off grades as soon as possible to avoid last minute emergencies.
2/15 Teacher Inservice Day **See attached schedule**
2/16 Hallsville Academic UIL Meet
2/18 Holliday for ALL!!!!!!!!!
2/19 Six weeks Grades Post AT midnight.
2/21 Hand out Report Cards in your 4th-period class.
2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/1 Ms. Bowles will be visiting all English 3 classes for course description and selections.



Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
2/28 All English 1 and 2 classes go to the theater for course descriptions and selections.
3/1 Ms. Bowles will be visiting all English 3 classes for course description and selections.

February 5th

posted Feb 5, 2019, 1:28 PM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to: Coach Ashby for giving of his room for the last 4 weekends for SAT Prep Class.
Kudo's to:  Mindy Borden for stopping what she is doing and helping the SAT Prep Class with their AV problems.
Kudo's to:  Travis Buchanan for creating a tutorial schedule for our students in need.
Kudo's to: Andrea Jones for the great job she does with all the Student Counsel Activities.
Kudo's to: Allison Bowles and Paige Childers for being amazing Counselor's. HAPPY COUNSELOR WEEK!

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
  
February -  Black History Month
2/4 - 2/8 Counselor Appreciation Week. Show them "They are Loved"
2/8 Solo and Ensemble Contest
2/13 STAAR Writing prompt test 1st and 2nd periods only ** No Bells 
2/14 End of the six weeks. Cut off grades as soon as possible to avoid last minute emergencies.
2/15 Teacher Inservice Day **See attached schedule**
2/16 Hallsville Academic UIL Meet
2/18 Holliday for ALL!!!!!!!!!
2/19 Six weeks Grades Post AT midnight.
2/21 Hand out Report Cards in your 4th-period class.







Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
TSI testing signups are going on **Sign up Now!** Check with counselor's for details
1/23 TSI test will be on campus.
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 SAT Prep Prep Class 1:30 - 3:30 ...$80 per person and you pay at the door. 

January 29th

posted Jan 29, 2019, 3:07 PM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to: Jaymie Walton (School Nurse) Jaymie is EVERYWHERE and always serves with a smile. Thank you for keeping us well.
Kudo's to:  Amy Blalock, Melissa Haney, and Jenifer Fields for jumping in and helping with One Act Play, Poetry and Prose UIL Events.
Kudo's to:  Angela Miller, substitute teacher, for making sure The Spill ran smoothly and helping with Theater productions.
Kudo's to: Danielle Tyler for her great engagement activity that connected Memes to World History Absolutism.
Kudo's to: Emmie Drueckhammer, and Jordan Alford's, great US History engagement activity using "Alpha Blocks" for events of World War II. 
Kudo's to: Mindy Borden for bringing in "Stop The Bleed" program and having 98 students recognized by the American College of Surgeons.

** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
 
1/30 Pass out Progress Reports in your 4th-period classes.
1/31 Group Pictures all day. 
February -  Black History Month
2/4 - 2/8 Counselor Appreciation Week. Show them "They are Loved"
2/8 Solo and Ensemble Contest
2/14 End of the six weeks. Cut off grades as soon as possible to avoid last minute emergencies.
2/15 Teacher Inservice Day **See attached schedule**
2/16 Hallsville Academic UIL Meet






Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
TSI testing signups are going on **Sign up Now!** Check with counselor's for details
1/23 TSI test will be on campus.
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 SAT Prep Prep Class 1:30 - 3:30 ...$80 per person and you pay at the door. 

January 22nd

posted Jan 22, 2019, 10:06 AM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to: Our Yolanda Guitierrez and her Custodians. They helped set up and take down everything in the blood drive. AND they keep our campus beautiful.
Kudo's to:  Ms Dee's and the Cheerleaders for a GREAT showing at UIL State Cheer contest. 
Kudo's to:  Mr Kiser, Coach Mercer, Ms Fulps and Ms Blalock for having their student groups give the Cheerleaders the send-off to state competition.
Kudo's to: Mr. Biles for hosting the "Moon watch party on Sunday night. There was a great turnout.
Kudo's to: Ms. J.White and her debate team. They had five victories and only one loss in the Debate Tournament this weekend. 


** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
 
1/23 TSI test will be in rooms C103 and C105. Bells will be turned off that morning so transition on your watch.
1/25 End of three-week progress. 
1/28 Progress Report grades due, Gradebooks post AT midnight.
1/30 Pass out Progress Reports in your 4th-period classes.
1/31 Group Pictures all day. 
February -  Black History Month
2/4 - 2/8 Counselor Appreciation Week. Show them "They are Loved"







Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
TSI testing signups are going on **Sign up Now!** Check with counselor's for details
1/23 TSI test will be on campus.
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 SAT Prep Prep Class 1:30 - 3:30 ...$80 per person and you pay at the door. 

January 15th

posted Jan 17, 2019, 8:21 AM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to: All the teachers who helped hand out schedules. We had too many hands which shows why you were so special.
Kudo's to: UIL Sponsors for giving of their time this weekend. Lisa Gathright, Debbie Bass, Charlotte Kincy, Jennifer White, Amy Blalock, Emmie Drueckhammer, Laura Jordan.
Kudo's to:  "Mrs. Smith for always being so flexible and willing to work with us last minute on ANYTHING!  She is willing to give up the theater for course selections because we need a big space to present and she will accommodate TSI testing at the last minute when we need two labs instead of just the one we reserved." SHHS Counselors
Kudo's to: Leader's Core for putting together another successful Blood Drive.
Kudo's to: To Paige Childers and Allison Bowles for efficiently working through all the schedule changes. 
Kudo's to: Sandra Baskin for getting all the transcript information together and working so diligently on class rank.



** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
 
1/21 Student and Staff Holiday.
1/23 TSI test will be in rooms C103 and C105. Bells will be turned off that morning so transition on your watch.
1/25 End of three-week progress 
1/28 Progress Report grades due, Gradebooks post AT midnight
1/30 Pass out Progress Reports in your 4th-period classes.
1/31 Group Pictures all day. 



Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
TSI testing signups are going on **Sign up Now!** Check with counselor's for details
1/23 TSI test will be on campus.
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 SAT Prep Prep Class 1:30 - 3:30 ...$80 per person and you pay at the door. 

January 8th

posted Jan 9, 2019, 1:10 PM by Rusty Robinett

Kudo's to: All of teachers for a smooth round of semester exams.
Kudo's to: our cafetria staff for ALWAYS being so pleasant, warm, and welcoming.
Kudo's to: All the teachers who came down to help hand out schedules on the 8th. We were overwhelmed with help.
Kudo's to: Amy McFatridge for always being the "GoTo" person for keeping the books at basketball games.
Kudo's to: the Thursday Night at the Library staff for running a tight ship. 
Kudo's to: Liz Owens for taking such good care of our students in the gym during the semester exams.
Kudo's to: Mr Godfrey and the Jazz band for making the Christmas party special.


** Did you know that Region7 has its own print shop? Click here for promo/pricing.


Upcoming events:
 
1/11 Prose and Poetry UIL meet
1/12 Academic UIL meet
1/14 Blood Drive
1/21 Student and Staff Holiday.
1/23 TSI test will be on campus. Bells will be turned off that morning so transition on your watch.
1/25 End of three-week progress 
1/28 Progress Report grades due, Gradebooks post AT midnight



Counselor Corner:
**Remind your seniors to be checking Ms. Childers webpage for awesome scholarship opportunities.
TSI testing signups are going on **Sign up Now!** Check with counselor's for details
1/23 TSI test will be on campus.
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 SAT Prep Prep Class 1:30 - 3:30 ...$80 per person and you pay at the door. 

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