Mintz Elementary School Newsletter
Teacher of the Year
Ms. Nikki Velez
Grade 5 Teacher
Ida S. Baker
Ms. Ravelle Nunes
Support Employee of the Year
Mr. Michael Basedow
School Security Officer
Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 3:30pm
This is an online event.
School Advisory Council (SAC)
This year, SAC meetings will be held virtually via Zoom.
Our SAC Team for 2020 - 2021 is:
April Sinkfield - parent
Darnelle Simmons - parent
Jennifer Eastmon - parent
Valerie Alfaro - parent
Rona Robert-Pryer - grandparent
Joshua Fiedler - parent
Enid Miranda - ESOL Resource Teacher
Jessica Savary - Teacher Representative
Heidi Koplin - Assistant Principal
Back to School Highlights
Kindergarten 1st Day
Our Kindergarten students and teachers were ready to learn on day 1!
Our resident Mama Duck was so excited to greet our Mariners on the first day of school. She waddled her way to the gate.
Our teachers and staff worked extra hard to get the materials and devices out to our eLearners. Way to go!
Middle School Choice Application Opens Soon
Choice information is available at https://tinyurl.com/yb4t9ksr
Quarter 1 Report Card Distribution will be Monday, November 16th.
ESOL - English Language Learners
Parent Leadership Council (PLC)
Hello Families! One of the District's primary goals is to strengthen the involvement of parents in the education of their children. To give Mintz parents of English Language Learners (ELLs) an opportunity to understand and actively participate in the education process, our school is organizing a Parent Leadership Council (PLC) meeting on Thursday, October 15th from 5:30-6:30 via Zoom (information will be sent home next week with details).
We look forward to seeing you then.
Enid Miranda, ESOL Resource Teacher
Hola Familias! Uno de los objetivos principales del Distrito es fortalecer la participación de los padres en la educación de sus hijos. Para dar a los padres de Mintz de Estudiantes de Idioma Inglés (ELLs) la oportunidad de entender y participar activamente en el proceso de educación, nuestra escuela está organizando una reunión del Consejo de Liderazgo para Padres (PLC) el jueves 15 de octubre de 5:30-6:30 a través de Zoom (información será enviada a casa la próxima semana con detalles).
Esperamos verlos pronto.
Enid Miranda, Maestra de recursos de ESOL
Book Fair- Virtual
Our fall Follett Book Fair will be happening online this fall! Ms. Howell is very excited that we will still have an opportunity to shop for books and raise money for reading programs that will be happening at Mintz for both eLearners and face-to-face classrooms. Watch for details to come and thank you for your support!
October 12th - November 3rd
Join our Fall 2020 Reading Challenge in MyOn.
myON® Reader matches student interests and reading level with content to personalize learning and predict future reading growth. MyON is accessible outside of school through Clever or myon.com.
- Read all 5 books for your grade band
- Vote in Round 1 for the book you liked best (Oct. 23)
- Vote in Round 2 October 26 and November 3
Top Readers will receive great prizes!
www.readonmyon.com Challenge will be posted by October 12th