Monthly Archives: May 2012

Track Team Excels at Sectionals (by: Coach Scott)

This past weekend the Greece Athena/Odyssey Boys Track and Field Team placed third overall in the Class AA Sectional meet. The following student-athletes placed in the top six (thereby scoring) in their respective events: ~ First Place (Sectional Champions) 4x100m Relay … Continue reading

Posted in Student Life, Trojan Sports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Music Trip Update: Our Groups were all SUPERIOR!

This past weekend on Friday and Saturday, five music groups from Athena competed in a Music in the Parks Festival in Cedar Point, Ohio.  Over 150 kids from our Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Women’s Choir and Select Choir represented … Continue reading

Posted in Instruction, Student Life | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

PLC Year Presentation Guidelines

Click on the image below to download the guidelines for the PLC Team Presentations that your team will do during exam week.

Posted in Staff Communication | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Summary: The Answer is in the Room (by: Alan Blankstein)

Premise of this Book: We must improve our practice to ensure success for all students.  However, the answer is not in a new program or external professional development.  The answer lies in asking all members of our community, “What matters … Continue reading

Posted in Book Summary, Instruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Is PLC a More Efficient Way to Do Things for Teachers? (by: Andy Maillet)

Last week, Jason asked me an important question: “Is a professional learning community (PLC) a more efficient way to do things for teachers?”  My answer was a strong YES… here’s why. I have had the opportunity to attend two conferences … Continue reading

Posted in Instruction, Staff Communication | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Greece Athena Students Internships with the Greece Police Department

Below is a picture of our students who are getting first hand experience in the law enforcement field.  Through a partnership with the GPD and the district Social Studies Department, these students are riding along with officers, learning the ropes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Relay for Life Coming Up Soon (Note from Gary Wolyn)

I wanted to extend the invitation for you and your faculty/staff to stop by the Relay For Life of Greece on June 9-10, 2012.  We have a number of different teacher and student groups participating in this year’s event from … Continue reading

Posted in Staff Communication | Tagged | Leave a comment

Differentiation Quick Tip: Mrs. McCabe’s Differentiated Review Process

Here are the documents Mrs. McCabe referenced in her Differentiation Quick Tip presentation at our Focus Meeting today.  Both files are in available in MS Word so you can modify them to your course if you click on the images … Continue reading

Posted in Instruction | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Differentiated Circle Geometry Lesson Video

Check out this incredible blog posting on Andy Maillet’s Math blog… It is a great video highlighting incredible differentiated instruction in Mrs. Gross and Mrs. O’Brien’s class. Click here to view the blog & video: Differentiated Circle Geometry Lesson Video.

Posted in Instruction | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Draft: Teaching Assignments and Rooms

This is the first DRAFT of the teaching assignments and room usage for next year.  This is tentative and may change in the coming weeks as enrollment adjusts and the Master Schedule is put together. At our staff meeting I … Continue reading

Posted in Staff Communication | Tagged , | Leave a comment