Parent Newsletter

December, 2015

Upcoming Events

December 4

Progress Reports mailed

December 7-11

Christmas store open

December 14-17

EQT Testing

December 15

Parent Meeting – 8:30

December 15

Christmas Lunch

December 17

Christmas parties

December 17

Operation Santa – Alabama Power

December 18

Teacher Work Day

December 18- January 4

Christmas Holidays

January 5

3rd Quarter begins

Hall Named National Title I Distinguished School !

Press Release:

LOCAL SCHOOL NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN 2015

November 30th, 2015: The National Title I Association is pleased to announce that George Hall Elementary from Mobile, Alabama has been named a National Title I Distinguished School by the Alabama state department of education. George Hall Elementary is one of up to 100 schools throughout the country that is being nationally recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2015.

A project of the National Title I Association, the National Title I Distinguished Schools Program publicly recognizes qualifying Title I schools for the outstanding academic achievements of their students. It highlights the efforts of schools across the country making significant improvements for their students. The program has been in place since 1996, showcasing the success of hundreds of schools in one of two categories:

  • Category 1: Exceptional student performance for two consecutive years
  • Category 2: Closing the achievement gap between student groups

Title I is the cornerstone of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. It is the largest federally funded pre-college education program in the United States and provides funding to school districts across the country to aid in the education of economically disadvantaged students.

The National Title I Association is a membership organization made up of the Title I Directors from each of the states and territories, who are charged with managing their state Title I program to ensure compliance with federal regulations and to ensure that all children - especially those living in economically disadvantaged conditions - have the opportunity to receive a high quality education.

The National Title I Association implemented the National Title I Distinguished Schools Program to highlight selected schools that have sucessfully used their Title I federal funds to improve the education for economically disadvantaged students. More information about all National Title I Distinguished Schools is available on the National Title I Association website: www.titlei.org.


Parents,

We are very proud of this honor and would like to thank you for all that you do to support us in providing a safe, secure, and positive environment for our kids to grow and learn!

Active Parenting Class - Next Session December 15 - 8:30

Topics:

December: The Active Parent

January: Cooperation & Communication

February: Responsibility & Discipline

March: Building Courage & Self-Esteem

April: Understanding and Redirecting Misbehavior

May: Active Parenting for School Success

Participants will receive an Active Parenting book and workbook to be used as part of the sessions each month.

Christmas Lunch

Please join us for lunch!

Tuesday, December 15

Adults $5.25

Children (non-students) $3.75

Times:

Pre-K: 11:00

K: 11:10

1st: 11:20

2nd: 11:30

3rd: 12:00

4th: 11:50

5th: 12:10

Box Tops for Education

Remember to sent in Box Tops! Our school earns money for each one that is turned in!

What's Happening at Hall!

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Pre-K classrooms have all new materials and supplies thanks to First Class Pre-k Program!
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Thanksgiving dinner with Pre-K!
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Our kids have talent! Thanks to everyone who participated in our Talent Show! Special thanks to Mrs. Stephanie Mitchell for organizing the event!

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