Harvest Concert Thurs, October 28 @ 7 pm

The Annual NRHS HARVEST CONCERT will take place on Thursday, October 28 starting at 6 pm (ORCHESTRA) and 7 pm ( JAZZ & CONCERT BAND). Admission is FREE but you must register for a ticket through EVENT BRITE. Seating is limited. You must wear a mask while in our facilities and sit in designated seats. The seats are marked “Please sit here”

EVENT BRITE TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nrhs-harvest-concert-2021-tickets-191699246607

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Virtual VA & Canvas

Tuesday, Oct. 26

10:00 a.m.
Biweekly Partnership Meeting

  • Audience: Counselors, Mentors, Division Coordinators

1:00 p.m.
Canvas Statewide Call: Canvas Updates

  • Audience: Division Technology Leaders

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Extended Blended Series: Entry Points to Blended Learning—Exploring Models

  • Audience: Teachers
  • Registration required

Wednesday, Oct. 27

VVA Fall Block Cohort 2 Semester 2 Begins

Thursday, Oct. 28

10:00 a.m.
Division Coordinators Meeting

  • Audience: Division Coordinators

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Canvas Features LIVE Workshop Series: Assignments—Grading & Feedback

Tuesday, Nov. 2

1:00 p.m.
Canvas Statewide Call: Canvas Best Practices Updates

  • Audience: Division Technology Leaders

Wednesday, Nov. 3

No events scheduled.

Thursday, Nov. 4

10:00 a.m.
Spring Registration Open House

  • Audience: Counselors, Division Coordinators

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Future-Ready Graduate Series: Critical Questioning in Canvas

  • Audience: Teachers, ITRTs, Instructional Coaches
  • Registration required
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GMU Center for Economic Education 2021-2022 Programming

2021- 2022 Professional Development Programs:

Online Personal Finance Institute (45 hr. Asynchronous Course; Middle & High School Standards)

This online, asynchronous institute is designed for those teaching the personal finance portion of high school Economics and Personal Finance.  Over its six weeks, it covers detailed content instruction including banking, credit, consumer rights and responsibilities, insurance, taxes, financial planning and planning for further education after high school.

·         Take the W!SE Financial Literacy test and have the opportunity to earn this teacher certification at no charge.

·         Teachers who complete the entire institute and pass the W!SE certification will also be recognized as VCEE Certified Personal Finance Educators.

·         Participants receive the Virtual Economics Version 5.0 flash drive with over 1,400 activity-based lessons searchable by grade and topic, 51 key economic concepts, and a glossary with over 500 terms. ($164.95 value).

·         Each week features guest speakers who are content specialists in their field – including taxes, banking, insurance, and financial planning.

DatesFall Cohort – November 1st – December 10thSpring Cohort – February 14th – March 25th

Virtual Mini-Course: Saving, Investing, & The Stock Market Game (6 hr. Asynchronous Course; Grade 4 – 12 Standards)

Learn to use the Stock Market GameTM as a valuable educational tool for both teachers and students from the comfort of your home during this on-demand, virtual mini-course!

The Stock Market GameTM allows students to manage a virtual investment portfolio and compete with teams across the state. Students learn saving and investing, sharpen math and research skills, and experience market forces at work. After participating in the SMG, independent studies show an increase in math scores for elementary and middle school students. It is also a proven way to learn many of the SOL in the high school economics and personal finance course, and a great way to prepare for the W!se Financial Literacy Certification assessment.

No prior knowledge of the stock market is necessary.

DatesJanuary 10th – February 13th  (Asynchronous; On-Demand)

Save the Date:

Women in the Workforce Webinar: March 1, 2022

                Tentative Details: Registration Opens January 2022

Entrepreneurship Institute: June 20, 2022– June 24, 2022

                Tentative Details: Middle School & High School Standards; In-person Institute; Location TBD
                * If your school division is interested in hosting this event, please reach out to oscott2@gmu.edu

Mini-Economy Institute: July 6, 2022 – July 8, 2022

                Tentative Details: Grades 3 – 6 Standards; In-person Institute; Location: University of Mary Washington, Stafford Campus

2021 – 2022 Student Programs

Reading Makes Cents (Registration Opens Late Fall 2021)

Reading Makes Cents is a statewide reading challenge for all elementary schools designed to introduce basic financial concepts to K-5 students. All Virginia elementary school librarians are invited to complete a simple application in order to bring Reading Makes Cents to your school courtesy of Virginia529.

·         Earn three free books (with library binding) for your library.

·         Encourage your students to learn about money, making choices, and saving.

·         Reward students for reading.

·         Give students the chance to win a $529 college savings account from Virginia529.

The Stock Market Game (Fall, Spring, & Yearlong Registration Open Now)

The Stock Market Game is a comprehensive intracurricular project-based program for Grades 4 to 12.

Small student teams, made up of 2 – 4 students, compete for awards by investing $100,000 in an online, virtual portfolio.

  • The adult advisor/teacher registers the student teams. Student teams are provided online access to their own online investment portfolio. 
  • Students research and apply their investment ideas in a real-world market environment.

Governor’s Challenge in Economics & Personal Finance (Registration Opens January 2022)

Governor’s Challenge in Economics

The Governor’s Challenge in Economics is a premier economics competition for high school students. It tests micro and macroeconomic principles as well as knowledge of the international economy

Two Divisions:

  • ADAM SMITH: For AP, international baccalaureate, and honors students (as well as any returning competitors)
  • DAVID RICARDO: For first-time Challenge competitors who have taken no more than one economics course                               

                Governor’s Challenge in Personal Finance

The Personal Finance Challenge is a competition that provides high school students with an exciting and motivating opportunity to build, apply, and demonstrate their knowledge of money management.

Through online exams and a personal finance simulation, teams showcase their expertise in earning income, buying goods and services, saving, using credit, investing, as well as protecting and insuring.  (Find Past Case Studies Here)

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Geometry Videos for the Week of October 18th thru 22nd

Slope

Parallel Slope vs. Perpendicular Slope

No Videos on 10/20 and 10/21 due to Geometry Unit #2 Test.  If you need other videos look back to blog posts Videos of September and October 2021.

No Videos on 10/22 due to Half-Day

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Geometry Work for 10/22



EVEN Half-Day

No 1st Block

2nd Block

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Unit #2 Test [Take-Home]
  3. SOL Homework #2 (+10pts)

4th and 6th Blocks

1. Problem of the Day

2. Slope Review Sheet (+20pts)

3. Extra Credit Sheet

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Unit #2 Geometry Test

–1st, 4th, and 6th Blocks on Wednesday, October 20th

–3rd and 5th Blocks on Thursday, October 21st

–2nd Block on Friday, October 22nd [Take-Home]



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Geometry Work for 10/20 and 10/21

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Unit #2 Test
  3. EC Sheet
  4. SOL Homework #2 (+10pts — Collected) [Due: Next Class]
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Geometry Work for 10/18 and 10/19

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Slope Notes
  3. Worksheet “Slope”
  4. Study: Unit #2 Test (Next Class–Wednesday 10/20 [1st, 4th, + 6th Blocks] or Thursday 10/21 [3rd + 5th Blocks] or Friday 10/22 [2nd Block])
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NRHS Band Fruit Sale

Our annual fruit sale has begun. Please help our award-winning band and order fruit from the band for the holidays.

Congratulations!
Your site has been published and is ready for use!
Your URL is: http://freshfruitorder.org/NRHSBAND

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Geometry Videos for the Week of October 11th thru 15th

No Videos on 10/13 due to PSAT Testing

Prove Lines Parallel

5 SOL Constructions (10/14 and 10/15):

Website for Constructions Help:

 www.mathopenref.com/tocs/constructionstoc.html (Links to an external site.)

Constructions Packet (Pages 43-53)

VDOE Notecards.pdf  Download VDOE Notecards.pdf 

  1. Perpendicular [Point ON Line]
  2. Perpendicular [Point NOT on Line]
  3. Angle Bisector
  4. Parallel Lines
  5. Congruent Angles
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Geometry Work for 10/14 and 10/15

  1. Problem of the Day
  2. Parallel Quiz
  3. Notes: Construction #2 Notes
  4. Worksheet “Constructions #2”
  5. Study: Unit #2 Test (In Two Classes–Next Wednesday 10/20 [1st, 4th, + 6th Blocks] or Next Thursday 10/21 [3rd + 5th Blocks] or Next Friday 10/22 [2nd Block])
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Geometry Work for 10/13

PSAT TEST Day — No 3rd Block

1st and 5th Blocks Only

1. Problem of the Day

2. Proving Parallel Lines Review Sheet (+35pts)

3. Extra Credit Sheet

4. Study: Parallel Quiz (Friday 10/15 [5th Block] or Thursday 10/14 [1st Block])

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Geometry Work for 10/11 and 10/12

1. Problem of the Day

2. Parallel Notes #3

3. Worksheet “Parallel #3”

4. Study: Parallel Quiz (Friday 10/15 [3rd + 5th Blocks] or Thursday 10/14 [1st, 4th, + 6th Blocks] or Following Monday 10/18 [2nd Block])



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October Wellness Newsletter

Spotlights:

CTE Evaluation Team: Laura H. and Jeanette C.

Earn Points for Taking a Historic Walk

View the Newsletter: October Employee Wellness

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Welcome to the 2021-2022

I am so happy to see you this year! We will learn new skills using phoneme grapheme mapping.

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Coming Soon from VVA & Canvas

Coming Soon from VVA & Canvas

Welcome to a new weekly email that shows you what’s in store for the next two weeks from Virtual Virginia and Canvas!

Be sure to add the following events to your calendar! Note that some events require registration to attend.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

10:00 a.m.
Biweekly Partnership Meeting

  • Audience: Counselors, Mentors, Division Coordinators

1:00 p.m.
Canvas Statewide Call: Technical Tips with Jon Howard

  • Audience: Division Technology Leaders

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Extended Blended Series: Making the Case for Blended Learning

  • Audience: Teachers
  • Registration required

Wednesday, Oct. 13

VVA Fall Block Cohort 1 Semester 2 Begins

Thursday, Oct. 14

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Canvas Features LIVE Workshop Series: Course Flow

  • Audience: Beginning Canvas users
  • Registration required

Tuesday, Oct. 19

1:00 p.m.
Canvas Statewide Call: Canvas Updates

  • Audience: Division Technology Leaders

Wednesday, Oct. 20

11:00 a.m.
Regions 1 & 2 Meeting: Student Engagement

  • Audience: Educators of Regions 1 and 2

2:00 p.m.
Regions 3 & 4 Meeting: Student Engagement

  • Audience: Educators of Regions 3 and 4

Thursday, Oct. 21

11:00 a.m.
Regions 5 & 6 Meeting: Student Engagement

  • Audience: Educators of Regions 5 and 6

2:00 p.m.
Regions 7 & 8 Meeting: Student Engagement

  • Audience: Educators of Regions 7 and 8

4:00 p.m.
Let’s VIBE Future-Ready Graduate Series: Creativity in the Blended Classroom

  • Audience: Teachers, ITRTs, Instructional Coaches
  • Registration required

Questions?

If you have any questions about the events above, please contact School Support Coordinator Stephanie Shea at stephanie.shea@virtualva.org or Professional Learning Coordinator Steven Sproles at steven.sproles@virtualva.org.

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2021 VASCD Annual Conference “Turn the Page”- December 8-9

2021 VASCD Annual Conference “Turn the Page”- December 8-9
VASCD’s 2021 Annual Conference is a new kind of Hybrid! Attend from our own location! This conference is designed especially for our virtual attendees, not just live streams of our in-person sessions. Note: the In-person Conference is at capacity.  Find out more information from VASCD today!

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Virginia Work-Based Learning Collaboration Session

Virginia Work-Based Learning Collaboration Session
The Virginia Work-Based Learning Collaboration Network and Virginia Ed Strategies invite all work-based learning coordinators, CTE Directors, and business leaders to attend their upcoming session on October 18 at 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.  The webinar, Building an Inclusive Talent Pipeline: Equipping all Students for Success in Tomorrow’s Workforce, will feature Jason Tyszko, Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education & the Workforce.  Register for the session to receive the Zoom link. Email  danielle.meyer@lcps.org if you are interested in connecting with this network.

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Professional Learning Webinar Series

Professional Learning Webinar Series
VASCD is sponsoring a variety of professional learning opportunities for Virginia educators through webinar series with a variety of timely topics. Visit VASCD for additional details and costs:New Date-October 12: Don’t Kick Me Out – Invite Me In! (Discipline Through an Equity Lens). Presenters Casey Roberts and Kambar Khoshaba highlight practices that emphasize self-regulation and social-emotional learning over exclusion.
Session Series: October 6 and 13. Building Students’ Investment in Learning Series Presenter Rick Wormeli will give strategies to support students’ development self-efficacy and personal investment, creating a teacher-student partnership in the learning process.

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UVA MEd-Reading Education Program Info Session

UVA MEd-Reading Education Program Info Session
Register for the October 19 information session to learn about the fully online, newly revised MEd in Reading Education program. Each course has been aligned with the science of reading and is designed to develop knowledge about effective and efficient reading assessment instruction at both the elementary and secondary levels.

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