• November 4 - Board of Education Meeting
• November 5 - Teacher Workday
• November 25-29 - Thanksgiving Break
The Brag Sheet
• Each year, the Brockett PTA has a fundraiser called Penny Wars, where loose change is donated to pay for field trips, sending staff to conferences and other PTA initiatives. This year, Brockett students raised about $1,500.
• Midvale has instituted a schoolwide Morning Meeting the last Thursday and Friday of every month. The purpose of these meetings is to focus on social emotional growth and to serve as an extension of the classroom morning meetings. Students utilize that time to make connections between the IB Learner Profile and children around the world who exhibit those attributes.
Smoke Rise Elementary
• As a reward for students exhibiting behavioral and academic success, they receive weekly access to the Jaguar Den. The Jaguar Den is a classroom that has been transformed into a mini game room consisting of choices like Wii, X-Box, arcade games, basketball shooting, air hockey and more. Smoke Rise Community Association and Tucker’s Game Stop have partnered to make the Jaguar Den a reality.
• The TMS PTA raised over $170 at Spirit Night at The Juicy Crab on October 17.
• It was a big month for Tucker sports. The high school boys cross country team won the region championship for a fourth consecutive year. Four boys placed in the top five finishers. The girls volleyball team advanced to the state Sweet 16, their best finish since 2012.