rreed@csdm.k12.mi.us's picture

Milan High Academy -- Monday, August 25th -- High School Transformation

On Monday, August 25th, Milan High is hosting an
academy to present some of the high school transformation work that has
been completed here.  The sessions include:  Freshmen
transition plan;  Algebra I (less than 5% failure for all
Freshmen): English 9 (less than 5% failure);  Senior Rigor
(Portfolio, and other topics.

<> Click on the following link to download the academy brochure...

Milan High Academy 

Diane McMillan's picture

What's Your Cell Phone Policy?

* No cell phones allowed on school grounds during school day.
* Cell phones allowed before school and after school only
* Cell phones allowed--not allowed in the classroom, locker rooms, bathrooms, etc.
* No Policy
* Other--please specify in comment section

Chris's picture

New Report Shows States Taking Lead on Developing Rigorous, Common Core Standards


CONTACT: Sandy Boyd (202) 419-1542, sboyd@achieve.org

New Report Shows States Taking Lead on Developing Rigorous, Common Core Standards

Emerging Common Core in State English and Mathematics Standards Reflects Universal Demands of College and Workplace

Ballard's picture

More Ammunition in the MI Math War

Our friends at Achieve have recently published some very helpful documents regarding linking the call for higher math skills and the modern workplace.

Here are some sites to go: achieve.org/buildingblocksofsuccess

And - achieve.org/mathatwork

Building Blocks give the rationale for the higher math expectations.

Math at Work are six different publications that show how math is critical in different work groups.

As the building administrator you're going to be a point person. You will find these materials very helpful.

Admin's picture

Federal Appeals Court Affirms Student Suspension from Class Office for Negative Blog Post

Avery Doninger was disqualified by officials at Lewis
Mills High School ("LMHS"), in Burlington, Connecticut,
from running for senior class secretary after posting on her
weblog a "vulgar and misleading message about the supposed
cancellation" of a school event called "Jamfest".
Doninger and her mother sued to force LMHS to allow her
to run for secretary, which was denied by a U.S. district
court (See School Law Notes, November 21, 2007). They
appealed the decision, but the Second Circuit Court of