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MC2 STEM High School Student and Parent Weekly Notes: 04/23/2018

April 22, 2018

MC2 STEM High School

Student and Parent Weekly Notes: 04/23/2018

 

OUR MISSION:  INNOVATING EDUCATION TO ENGAGE & ENRICH STUDENTS

 

“I wondered and I prayed and I Googled.”

― Jennifer Lynn Barnes

 

 

MC2 STEM High School Communication

Testing Blunder

On April 18th, 2018, the statewide online testing system went down for the entire day. As a result, there have been some changes to the testing schedule. Please pay close attention to the details below to ensure your student arrives and departs at the appropriate time each day. For more information on the testing site outage, please refer to the Ohio State depart of Education website here: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ost.stml

 

Report Cards and Teacher Availability

On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, all students received a copy of their 4th quarter report card. Additionally, copies of those report cards were place in the mail and sent to your homes. If you did not receive a copy of your child’s report card, please check with your student.

 

Appointment Only CLOSED Parent Teacher Conferences

On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 students will be dismissed at 1pm. From 2pm – 5pm there will be a parent teacher conference session by appointment only. Administrators have requested conferences with parents who have been unable to attend conferences throughout the year by appointment only. If you are not scheduled to attend a conference, but would still like information about your student, we will be holding drop in dates in throughout the month of May. Please pay attention to the weekly notes for future dates, and feel free to reach out to your site’s secretary if you would like to schedule something.

 

3 Tips for Parents to Teach Teens to Take Academic Responsibility

Midway through the year, some high schoolers may have disappointing grades, but are reluctant to take ownership of their performance. Some teens are not emotionally mature enough for the independence many adolescents strive for, says John Kelly, a school psychologist at Commack High School in New York. They struggle to take responsibility for their studies. "It's hard for students to see that big picture. They are in the here and now," says Rob Lundien, a school counselor at Staley High School in North Kansas City, Missouri. But it can be a fine line for parents to walk when teaching academic responsibility, says Kelly. The following tips can help parents teach their children to be responsible for themselves, and determine when and how it's appropriate for them to step in to help.

  • Be proactive: Teens today struggle to connect what they are learning in school today to life after high school, says Colleen Tortorella, a school counselor at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Knowing that their education is valuable can help them take ownership of their studies, she says. Parents can do this by making a point to talk with teachers early on and stressing the importance of education at home, she says.

  • Intervene when warning signs appear: Poor organizational and time-management skills, falling grades, missing assignments and displays of anger and frustration are all signs a student is struggling and that a parent should step in and help, says Kelly.

  • Motivate and be supportive: Parents should encourage their teen to reach out for help, but when teens do seek assistance, parents should offer their child guidance – don't do the work for them, says Kelly.

Read more here: https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/high-school-notes/2016/01/25/3-tips-for-parents-to-teach-teens-to-take-academic-responsibility

 

 

Agenda for this Week

Monday, April 23, 2018

GLSC (9)          NASA Field Trip (1/2 Students)

GLSC (9)          STATE TEST: ENGLISH I OST- Dismiss at 2:30pm

GE (10)             STATE TEST: ELA II OST – Dismiss at 1pm

CSU (11)          STATE TEST: ENGLISH II OST- Dismiss at 2pm

CSU (12)          STATE TEST: ENGLISH II- Dismiss at 2pm

7:00- 4:00         Clayton @CSU (Testing)

7:00- 4:00         Mack @All Sites

Happy Birthday Destiny W-H – Class of 2020

Happy Birthday Ms. Tao!

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Morning Staff STEM Minutes

GLSC (9)          NASA Field Trip (1/2 Students)

GLSC (9)          STATE TEST: ENGLISH I OST- Dismiss at 2:30pm

GE (10)             STATE TEST: BIOLOGY OST– Dismiss at 1pm

CSU (11)          STATE TEST: GEOMETRY OST – Dismiss at 2pm

CSU (12)          STATE TEST: GEOMETRY OST – Dismiss at 2pm

7:00- 4:00         Clayton @CSU (Testing)

7:00-10:00        Mack @CSU

10:00- 1:00       Mack @Off Site for Network Meeting

1:00- 4:00         Mack @CSU

Happy Birthday Hatari B. – Class of 2019

Happy Birthday Brian M. – Class of 2020

Happy Birthday Prabesh M – Class of 2021

 

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Morning Staff STEM Minutes

EARLY DISMISSAL FOR STUDENTS (1pm)/EXTENDED DAY FOR TEACHERS (6pm)

GLSC (9)          STATE TEST: No Test – Dismiss at 1pm

GE (10)             STATE TEST: GEOMETRY OST – Dismiss at 1pm

CSU (11)          STATE TEST: ALGEBRA I OST – Dismiss at 1pm

CSU (12)          STATE TEST: ALGEBRA I OST – Dismiss at 1pm

9:00- 2:00         CMA Museum Ambassadors (Select Students)

7:00- 4:00         Clayton @CSU (Testing)

7:00- 6:00         Mack @GE

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

NO Meeting (Due to Extended Day on Wednesday)

GLSC (9)          STATE TEST: ALGEBRA I OST- Dismiss at regular time

GE (10)             STATE TEST: ALGEBRA I OST- Dismiss at 1pm

CSU (11)          STATE TEST: BIOLOGY OST- Dismiss at 2pm

CSU (12)          STATE TEST: No Test – Regular Schedule

7:00- 4:00         Clayton @CSU (Testing)

7:00- 4:00         Mack @GLSC

Happy Birthday Diamonte A. – Class of 2018

Happy Birthday Jalice E. – Class of 2019

 

Friday, April 27, 2018

GLSC (9)          STATE TEST: No Test – Dismiss at Regular Time

GE (10)             STATE TEST: AMERICAN HISTORY OST- Dismiss at Regular Time

CSU (11)          STATE TEST: HISTORY OST- Dismiss at 2pm

CSU (12)          STATE TEST: No Test – Regular Schedule

7:00- 4:00         Clayton @CSU (Testing)

7:00- 4:00         Mack @All Sites

Happy Birthday Javeon G-P – Class of 2020

 

Saturday, April 28, 2018

 

Sunday, April 29, 2018

6th ANNUAL HPAC SCHOLARS DAY

Happy Birthday Shelomoth S. – Class of 2019

 

Looking Ahead

Apr 30- Senior Portfolio Presentations

Apr 30 – May 4 – National Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7- MAGNET Interviews

May 14-25, 18-STAR (Gr 4-12)

May 15 – 4th Quarter FRIENDS OF STEM Board Meeting

May 18 – 4th Quarter Progress Reports Due

May 18 – Prom

May 24- Honor’s Banquet

May 25 – Staff PD (Staff reports, no school for students)

May 28- Memorial Day – Facilities Closed

Jun 3- Graduation

Jun 27 – YRS Last day of school / 4th Quarter Report Cards Due

 

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Senior Prom Tickets – On Sale Now

Prom Tickets- On sale now! http://www.mc2stemhighschool.org/senior-corner-2018

MAY 18TH, 2018

6PM - 11PM

Hilton Garden Inn

1100 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

$65/Person | $120/Couple

Purchase tickets online or in office

Ticket includes

Entry, Dinner, Photos, & Parking

 

Senior Dues – Please Pay Now

SENIOR DUES $150 Due by April 15th, 2018- Senior Dues Can Be Paid in the Following Manner:

In Person (Cash or Money Order), Online at http://www.mc2stemhighschool.org/senior-corner-2018