ACC ADVISORY PERIOD

3/1/21 - Empathy

2/25/21 - Black History Month: Tuskegee Airmen

2/23/21 - Black History Month: Jesse Owens

2/19/21 - Black History Month: Buffalo Soldiers

2/17/21 - Black History Month: Thurgood Marshall

2/9/21 - Black History Month: Fannie Lou Hamer

2/1/21 - Black History Month: 1968 Olympic Protest

1/20/21 - Scheduling and Career Explorers

1/15/21 - Friday Five

VIDEO: 5 Habits of Successful People

Today your goal is to come up with 5 habits to keep in 2021. Respond with your list to the question “ are five habits or lessons learned from 2020 that you will carry into 2021?

Also, if you are on Twitter, you're encouraged to check the Twitter hashtag: #HHSFridayFive

1/13/21 - Digital Vision Board

VIDEO: How To Create a Digital Vision Board That Actually Works

After compiling images, quotes, and text, for your DVB, create your own 2021 Digital Vision Board using Canva, or a similar App of your choosing. Be sure to download the completed image of your DVB once it is finalized. Then set the image as your lock screen on your school iPad or personal device so that you are frequently reminded of the goals you would like to accomplish in 2021.

1/11/21 - Factory Reset for Semester 2

12/18/20 - Advisory Scattergories! + Winter Break Survival Kit

12/16/20 - Advisory Trivia Challenge - Battle to Grand Champion!!!

ACC In-Advisory Quiz https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5c1a6716b54589001ac...

Round One: https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5f1589d8c9d1a4001b3... Set-up and play between 9:18a - 9:45a

Round Two: https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5ec6955c832217001b1... Set-up and play between 9:46 - 10:15a

Round Three: https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5c1a6716b54589001ac... Set-up and play between 10:15a - 10:45a

12/14/20 - First Responders Holiday Thank You

12/10/20 - Hour of Code

Today you are going to learn about a new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in 90% of US schools, but it IS being taught here at Highland.

Choose ONE of the links below for which activity looks most interesting to you. Each one is designed as a self-led tutorial, so once you click the link, be sure to look for the “Instructions” on the screen.

Description of the links below:

1) FLAPPY BIRD: Use drag-and-drop programming to make your own Flappy Bird game, and customize it to look different (Flappy Shark, Flappy Santa, whatever). Add the game to your phone in one click.

2) DANCE PARTY: Code a Dance Party to share with your friends. Featuring Katy Perry, Shawn Mendes, Lil Nas X, Panic! At The Disco, Jonas Brothers, and many more!

3) PLASTIC POLLUTION PSA : The problem of plastic filling our oceans continues to worsen. Luckily, you can make your voice heard with code through the Plastic Pollution PSA. After coding a PSA on plastic pollution using JavaScript, you can make a second video about any subject you care about! Learn to use loops, sine waves and customized emojis to make a unique project.

4) MINECRAFT: Minecraft is back for the Hour of Code with a brand new activity! Journey through Minecraft with code.

Post the links below separately as attachments to the assignment.

1. https://hourofcode.com/flap

2. https://hourofcode.com/dance2019

3. https://hourofcode.com/vidcodeplastic

4. https://hourofcode.com/mchoc

12/8/20 - 4 Skills and 4 Steps to Career Success

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHILE WATCHING THE FILM

  1. What academic skills are important to success? What are some things that you do now??

  2. What life skills do you feel you currently possess? Which life skills would you like to improve at??

  3. What employability skills do you have now? Has high school helped you refine these skills?? Do your teachers, counselors or parents talk about these things with you??

  4. What technical skills do you enjoy doing? Have you looked into the career center or other certification programs to help facilitate a career in these fields?? Watching youtube or playing video games is not a technical skill that always translates to career success :)

AFTER THE FILM LET'S DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

  1. Do you reflect on what current skills you have and how they translate to your preferred future career?

  2. How much do you research future careers? Do you have any family members or friends that you can ask about that can provide more insight??

  3. Do you know what degree or certifications are necessary to achieve your career goals? Have you discussed these things with your guidance counselor??

  4. What type of steps are you going to take make sure you know what is necessary to develop a 10 year plan for your future career?

11/19/20 - Ways to Improve Mind, Body, Spirit

11/17/20 - Virtual Learning Expectations / Mini-Conference

11/13/20 - Friday Five: Grateful Gift Giving

  • Today your goal is to come up with 5 grateful gift giving ideas. Respond with your list to the question, “If you could gift any five people each one thing to show appreciation, what would you give to whom and why?”

  • Check others and share your own on Twitter #HHSFridayFive.

11/9/20 & 11/11/20 - Holiday Cards for Our Military Challenge

11/5/20 - Teacher's Choice

10/30/20 - Friday Five

10/28/20 - Worry Jar

10/26/20 - 

10/22/20 - Academic Troubleshooting

10/20/20 - School Safety Lesson

10/13/20 and 10/16/20 - Justice vs Injustice

10/7/20 - PSAT and FAFSA Information

10/5/20 - Monday Mental Health / Practice Positive Self-Talk

9/29/20 and 10/1/20 - Ice Breakers

  • Lost on a Deserted Island

  • Two Truths and a Lie

  • Unique and Shared

  • Memorable Catchy Names