November 17, 2014
A Principal's Perspective
Wow! What a week! Thank you for your participation, sharing of ideas, learning, and engagement in all of the professional development opportunities this week. Thank you to our teachers that helped to lead our learning this week - Amanda Simmons, Michelle Prukop, Jana Wilson, Stephanie Anderson, and Julie Cooper. Also a big thank you to our specialists for their continued support of our students and staff!
It was a special opportunity to honor a dedicated teacher this week. I appreciate our staff taking time to celebrate Susan's service to students while surrounded by heartbreaking news. As I said at the reception, our school family is very important. But during the most difficult times, one can depend on family to surround them with support and love. Susan will need her school family to do just that.
I will be absent tomorrow. Tomorrow is my annual day that I take off to volunteer and then shop at the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market. A former principal of mine always told me in August the November date that she would be absent. I learned many things from her which includes taking a day for myself to enjoy right before the holidays. I hope you have a great weekend!
Morning Duties of the Week
Morning Assembly (7:30): Sullivan
Gym (7:20): Williams
Cafeteria (7:20): Porter
Bus (7:20): Marshall
Parent Drop Off Directing Traffic (7:30): Simpson
Parent Drop Off (7:30): Shafer & Seagraves
Librarian: At PC
Guidance Lessons: 3rd & 4th
Week at a Glance
Monday: Report cards sent home in Monday folders
Tuesday: Campus Council at 3:20 in Conference Room - Please send agenda items to Donna by Monday.; 2nd Grade field trip to Baylor
Thursday: Brave; Thanksgiving meal served in cafeteria
Friday: ELA Meetings during conference with Marshall/Fortner
News & Notes
GoNoodle- A free site that has tons of fun brain breaks and stretching and even Zumba Kids. The account is free. www.gonoodle.com
Rose Ann Edelmon will be the long term sub for Susan until the Christmas holidays. Please welcome Rose Ann to GP! Thank you to Kelly Simpson for stepping in to support Susan's class during this time of transition!
Speaking of subs, Jayanthi (Jane thee) Gaspar is another excellent sub candidate. Her number is 979-696-7387. Jayanthi taught first grade at Pebble Creek before retiring this past May.
Mustang Yee Haws!
- Amanda Luna has put a contract on a new house! Congrats Amanda!
- Yes, teachers are super heroes! We all know that. Just see the evidence below!