The Hawk's Eye

Morning Meeting 3-23-2017 Thursday

Larry Dang, All School Secretary

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  • Adulting 101
    • Top 4 speaker choices
  • GSD
    • Stories
  • Planners
    • Feedback on the HRS planners

Rebuilding Together – Mr. Vann

  • Rebuilding Together dates are April 22nd and 29th
  • If you’re interested, please sign up. You can find it on the community service page

Berkeley Men’s Shelter – Naoko and Mr. Scott

  • Last November, we organized a group to go to the Berkeley Men’s Shelter
  • We are doing it again and welcome you to come help
    • Will cook food together and share the food at the Berkeley Men’s Shelter
  • If you’re interested, talk to Ms. Keifer
    • Commit for whatever you can make
  • This coming Wednesday

Big Sean Tickets – Winnie Chen

  • Selling general admission tickets to Big Sean at the Masonic tonight
  • I can get you an uber there and back

If you lost something valuable outside of Ms. Yee’s room, I think I found it (Ms. McKenna)

Strategic Plan – Ms. Land and Mr. Thiermann

  • Spent the last year with a group of 20 people from different constituents
    • Teachers, parents, administrators, board members, etc.
  • A Strategic Plan is a map of where the school is headed and it helps the people who work here have the same agenda for the school
  • 1) teaching and learning
    • Broader conversations about how the world is changing and what the best skills are to serve students
  • 2) equity and inclusion
    • Everyone feeling like they have a place at this school
    • How to make HRS the most welcoming environment so you don’t have to worry about anything else but learning
  • 3) civic engagement
    • Partnerships within Oakland and the local Bay Area
    • Sustainability
  • 4) balance and wellbeing
    • To learn but still have lives and be healthy
    • We will have teachers shadow some of you
  • 5) financial stewardship
    • Maintaining the finances of the school to still be able to maintain the student teacher ratio while being able to provide aid to students
    • $5 million on financial aid this year

Practicum Adjustments

  • 9th graders have a study hall – Ms. V is sick
  • 10th in the MEW
    11th bio classrooms or study hall in Mr. Scott’s room if you’re not in bio
  • 12th class meeting in the library


  • Earth Day Assembly by Green Team

Politics Club and WAG –

  • Both clubs have been working together to be more engaged citizens
  • We have both been calling representatives about pressing issues
  • Today at lunch in Mr. Evans’ room, we will have a lesson on how to do this political engagement.
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Morning Meeting 3-23-2017 Thursday