Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

Mr. Stevick arrives to school before 6:45 AM every morning and is happy to help students in their pursuit of understanding and excellence.

TRF and TRF Make-up activities (if you are absent on a Tuesday or Thursday)

Binder Check Rubric

Cornell Note Paper

Learning Logs

AVID In-class work and homework

Thur, 4/27 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 complete Cornell notes for binder check next Monday (five learning logs may replace five notes)

Wed, 4/26 -- Quiz on the history of the world, discuss field trip to UW, vocab practice. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 4/25 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Cornell notes for binder check next Monday

Mon, 4/24 -- Binder check, vocab, The History of the World in 18 minutes video. HW: 16 Cornell notes for binder check next Monday. TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 4/21 -- Prepare for binder check on Monday so that everyone has 100% and can have their grades signed off by parents. HW: Binder check Monday with parent signature needed.

Thur, 4/20 -- Tutorials. HW: 12 sets of complete Cornell notes for binder check on Monday.

Wed, 4/19 -- Socratic Seminar on music use while studying. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 4/18 -- New Vocab and VocaBALLary game. HW: 12 sets of complete Cornell notes for binder check on Monday.

Mon, 4/10 - Fri 4/14 -- Wed leadership videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXMnDG3QzxE  and https://www.ted.com/playlists/140/how_leaders_inspire  HW: HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner + Parent Signature on filled out 6 week grade check.

Fri, 3/31 -- Binder Check and discussion of music while studying. HW: Have a terrific spring break.

Thur, 3/30 -- Study Day. HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check Tomorrow

Wed, 3/29 -- present vocab posters, philosophical chairs concerning study habits. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 3/28 -- tutorials. HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Friday

Mon, 3/27 -- Binder check, Vocab, vocab posters. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Friday

Fri, 3/24 -- College Planning Day debrief. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Thur, 3/23 -- Most students at college planning day. Study in class otherwise. HW: College Planning day reflection.

Wed, 3/22 -- Another discussion on the value of taking notes. HW: prepare for college planning day tomorrow or study plan (if in class)

Tue, 3/21 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Mon, 3/20 -- Vocab, inspirational story analysis. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 3/17 -- Guest speaker -- finances. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Thur, 3/16 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Wed, 3/15 -- Notes discussion, Banzai personal finance lesson (class code = TI4DBV). HW: TRF due tomorrow

Tue, 3/14 -- Study day or Tutorial. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Mon, 3/13 -- Vocab, counselor Q & A about registration. HW: TRF or study plan for tomorrow

Fri, 3/10 -- Banzai personal finance lesson (class code = TI4DBV). HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Thur, 3/9 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Wed, 3/8 -- Banzai personal finance lesson (class code = TI4DBV) . HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 3/7 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Mon, 3/6 -- Banzai personal finance lesson (class code = TI4DBV) . HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 3/3 -- Virtual College Fair. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Thur, 3/2 -- Virtual College Fair preparation and sign-up. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Wed, 3/1 -- Improving memory notes, focus on pictures in notes. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Tue, 2/28 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Monday

Mon, 2/27 -- Vocab Jeopardy. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 2/24 -- Socratic seminar on "I have a dream." HW: 8 sets of Cornell notes due for binder check Monday

Thur, 2/23 -- Tutorials. HW: 8 sets of Cornell notes due for binder check Monday

Wed, 2/22 -- Binder Check, vocab, 1st reading of "I have a Dream." HW: TRF due tomorrow

Fri, 2/17 -- Discussions in same subject areas. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner, and parent signature for binder check on Wednesday

Thur, 2/16 -- Tutorials. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Wednesday

Wed, 2/15 -- Finish college collage, POC discussion. HW: TRF with excellent POC due tomorrow at beginning of period

Tue, 2/14 -- Tutorials (Dinner tonight at 6:00 PM). HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Wednesday

Mon, 2/13 -- IVM, College Collage, Binder check. HW: 16 Full Cornell Notes (5 learning logs may replace 5 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Wednesday. TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 2/10 -- Filling in Gaps in notes. HW: 8 full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in planner for binder check on Monday.

Thur, 2/9 -- Tutorials. HW: 8 full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in planner for binder check on Monday.

Wed, 2/8 -- Binder check, vocab posters. HW: TRF due tomorrow at beginning of period!

Fri, 2/3 -- 4 corners activity, vocab posters. HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Monday.

Thur, 2/2 -- Tutorials.HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Monday.

Wed, 2/1 -- Revisit The 7 Prohibited Utterances, refurbish notebook for AVID class use, discuss field trip on March 23rd. HW:TRF due tomorrow at the beginning of period!

Tue, 1/31 -- Continue work on refining resumes with Mrs. Boelts. HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Monday.

Mon, 1/30 -- New seating chart, IVM, Thank You cards, debriefing interviews + awards. HW: 12 Full Cornell Notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes), 6 periods in daily planner for binder check on Monday.

Thur, 1/26 -- Final exam Job interview. HW: Prepare for finals.

Wed, 1/25 -- Discuss interview skills, finalize job application packet, Interview Tips. HW: Prepare for Finals!

Tue, 1/24 -- Work on Interview skills, finish resume, fill out job application HW: Prepare for Finals!

Mon, 1/23 -- Making Resume. HW: Prepare for Finals!

Fri, 1/20 -- Resume building. HW: Prepare for Finals!

Thur, 1/19 -- Resume building. HW: Prepare for Finals!

Wed, 1/18 -- Click on this link to fill out google forms, Resume building. HW: Prepare for Finals!

Tue, 1/17 -- Golden Bear Award presentation, message from OSD superintendent on community service. HW:Prepare for Finals!

Fri, 1/13 -- Socratic Seminar on Marijuana article. HW: Parent/guardian signature worth 30 pts. on binder check!

Thur, 1/12 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Tuesday-- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 1/11 -- Present programming from last week, read and discuss article. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 1/10 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Tuesday-- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 1/9 -- Finish RTT, IVM + discussion, Binder Check. HW:TRF due tomorrow!

Wed, 1/4 - Fri, 1/6 -- Review these three introduction videos (Hour of drawing with code, Hour of Web pages, and Hour of Data bases), and choose which one you want to start with. Today, tomorrow, and Friday work on one or more of these to develop the end-product -- my hope is that you will see the value in it, that it may spark some interest in programming, and at least that it is a fun activity. Mr. Stevick expects that you are able to present at least one of the products on Monday. Have fun with it. HW: 4 sets of HIGH QUALITY Cornell notes from any class for Binder check on Monday -- No parent signature required for this binder check.

Tue, 1/3 -- Review PSAT scores and make note of questions that you have, things on which you could improve, and what you can do to prepare for the SAT test using this information. HW: 4 sets of HIGH QUALITY cornell notes from any class.

Fri, 12/16 -- Secret Santa gift exchange, Remember the Titans. No HW.

Thur, 12/15 -- Secret Santa gift exchange, Remember the Titans. No HW.

Wed, 12/14 -- Secret Santa gift exchange, begin watching Remember the Titans. No HW.

Tue, 12/13 -- Tutorials. HW: Bring SS gifts (if you signed up for it)

Mon, 12/12 -- IVM, Vocab, Secret Santa, C.E.R. for inspirational movie choices. HW: TRF due tomorrow at beginning of class.

Fri, 12/9 -- Snow Day

Thur, 12/8 -- Study day and/or tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Wed, 12/7 -- Present vocab skits, Timed argumentative essay. HW: Study Plan or TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 12/6 -- Present vocab skits, tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Mon, 12/5 -- IVM, Argument Issues, Vocab, Vocab skit planning. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 12/2 -- Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning, 12 week grade check paper. HW: Binder check + 12 week grade check

Thur, 12/1 -- C-E-R for "the case of the lunchroom murder" and tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Wed, 11/30 -- Argument (claim, evidence, reasoning) work with "The case of the lunchroom murder." HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 11/29 -- Tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Mon, 11/28 -- Vocab, Elements of an argument notes. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 11/22 -- Binder Check, Reading vocab E.C. paragraph, personal POC tutorial. HW: Be Thankful

Mon, 11/21 -- New Vocab, vocab extra credit paragraph. HW: Personal POC question tomorrow.

Fri, 11/18 -- 4 on a "couch." HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Thur, 11/17 -- Study day and/or tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Wed, 11/16 -- New vocab, Brainstorm truth and widely held beliefs, timed writing. HW: Plan or TRF due at beginning of period tomorrow.

Tue, 11/15 -- Tutorials. HW: 40 extra credit points available on next binder check for having 20 sets of full cornell notes (12 required)

Mon, 11/14 -- Binder Check, Tutorial Reflection, IVM, Vocab, Widely held beliefs brainstorm and planning to write timed essay. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Thur, 11/10 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 11/9 -- Reading and discussion of the 7 Prohibited Utterances, "Attention to Detail" Extra Credit. HW: TRF Due tomorrow.

Tue, 11/8 -- Tutorials or Independent study time. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 11/7 -- Binder Check, IVM, Vocab, Tutorial Analysis Grade Reflection, Plan for tomorrow. HW: Plan for utilizing study time or TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 11/4 -- Continue Post-HS Goals essay. HW:  Post-HS Goals Essay and Binder Check

Thur, 11/3 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 11/2 -- Begin Post-HS Goals essay. HW: TRF due tomorrow at beginning of period.

Tue, 11/1 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 10/31 -- IVM, Vocab, discussion on video. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 10/28 -- Vocab posters, vocab presentations. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Thur, 10/27 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 10/26 -- Continue looking at scholarship applications on CHS Career Center Webpage and filling out green form with needed info. HW: TRF due at beginning of period.

Tue, 10/25 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 10/24 -- Binder check, IVM, new vocab, CORNELL WAY, Tutorial Reflection. HW: TRF due tomorrow at beginning of period.

Fri, 10/21 -- Guest Speaker, time for summaries, Vocabulary Taboo. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Thur, 10/20 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 10/19 -- In computer lab with Mrs. Soderberg and Mrs. Boelts -- Go to the CHS Career Center webpage and follow instructions from Mrs. Boelts. HW: Well-done TRF due tomorrow at the beginning of the period!

Tue, 10/18 -- Tutorial. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 10/17 -- IVM, Add to portfolio test-taking tips and things to look for from PSAT that will be in your classes, new Vocab. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 10/14 -- No School

Thur, 10/13 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 10/12 -- Timed writing video, Socratic Seminar on "On Revenge." HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Tue, 10/11 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Mon, 10/10 -- Notebook check, New Vocab, Critical Reading: "Of Revenge." HW: TRF due tomorrow

Fri, 10/7 -- Goals discussion, learning logs, game. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes (3 learning logs may replace 3 notes) + Planner every period every day

Thur, 10/6 -- PSAT math practice test portion then use a question for tutorial. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Wed, 10/5 -- PSAT practice test portion. No TRF due 10/6. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Tue, 10/4 -- Tutorials. BRING PSAT student guide to class tomorrow. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Mon, 10/3 -- Binder check, portfolio creation/updating, vocab, PSAT prep questions. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 9/30 -- Goal-setting. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Thur, 9/29 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Wed, 9/28 -- Discussion of the importance of the PSAT test with power point slides, critical reading/listening to article "How to Raise Smart Kids." HW: AVID Intro signatures due tomorrow.

Tue, 9/27 -- Tutorials. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Mon, 9/26 -- Binder Check, IVM, Vocab word parts, refining tutorials. HW: TRF due tomorrow.

Fri, 9/23 -- Binder check given out (parent signature needed), tutorial stars, PSAT Online prep. (another SAT info and prep site which will be useful, too). HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Thur, 9/22 -- Tutorials, practice PSAT questions. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Wed, 9/21 -- Filling out a TRF, generating a great P.O.C. HW: Completed TRF due tomorrow at beginning of class.

Tue, 9/20 -- Generating a higher level question, Binder support groups. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Mon, 9/19 -- Binder check, IVM, new vocab, Cornell Notes Test, filling out the TRF. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English and/or Foreign Language, 3 from Social Studies, and 3 Science notes + Planner every period every day

Fri, 9/16 -- The gift of organization, tutorial fish bowl. HW: Binder check by next Monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English, 3 from Social Studies (3 science notes may replace any of these other 3) + Planner every period every day

Thur, 9/15 -- Planner check, Taking and using Cornell Notes, Essential questions, Vocab. HW: Binder check by next monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English, 3 from Social Studies (3 science notes may replace any of these other 3) + Planner every period every day

Wed, 9/14 -- Study Buddy check, Vocab pictures and review, finish Cornell Notes video (Test Next Mon.). HW: Binder check by next monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English, 3 from Social Studies (3 science notes may replace any of these other 3) + Planner every period every day

Tue, 9/13 -- MUSE vocab, Important dates, Cornell Notes video (Test Next Week). HW: Binder check by next monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English, 3 from Social Studies + Planner every period every day

Mon, 9/12 -- Binder check, Toothpaste smell-off, MUSE activity. HW: Binder check by next monday -- 3 Cornell notes from Math, 3 from English, 3 from Social Studies + Planner every period every day

Fri, 9/9 -- Cornell Notes, Thrift Shop AVID video, I like Chairs. HW: Bring tube of toothpaste to class on Monday

Thur, 9/8 -- AVID mission, goals of the AVID class, contract. HW: AVID CONTRACT due tomorrow.

 Wed, 9/7 -- Introductions, class supplies, reasons for education. HW: Class supplies by Monday, 9/12

 

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