Monday Memo

September 26, 2016

"By celebrating what's right with the world, we find the energy to fix what's wrong." -Dewitt Jones

Good Morning,

I hope everyone had a nice relaxing weekend. I am excited that we will have cooler weather this week. I love fall it is my favorite season, and I also love not sweating to death in the car line.

Picture day and the kickoff for our cookie dough fundraiser is Friday. Please remind your families about picture day. We have a staff meeting on Wednesday I will send out an agenda Tuesday. I will need you to bring your TESS rubric and be ready to discuss domain 3: instruction. We will also be scheduling parent/teacher conferences at the end of the meeting, so make sure you bring your conference sheets.

PGPs will be due on October 7th in honor of Mr. Henderson's birthday. When you are writing your PGP think about your area of growth on your evaluations last year. You will want to focus on that area. Your goal needs to be for domain 2 or 3, and you only need one goal. If you need help thinking through your PGP I would be happy to help.

We will be reviewing our 1st quarter SMART goals at our October 28th staff meeting. Please make sure your team is having conversations about how you are measuring that goal and looking at data to see if you have met your goal. Everyone on your team will need to be ready to discuss your SMART goal at the staff meeting.

September Calendar

27th Happy Birthday Angie Prough!

28th Staff Meeting Cafeteria 2:50

29th P-4 Principals’ Meeting 10:00 Karrie

30th Fall Picture Day

Tiger Rally 1:45-2:20 Fund Raiser kickoff Community Contributor Showcase (Activity Awards)


October Calendar

3rd 3rd Grade Field Trip Digging Up Arkansas 9:30

Boys of Honor 12:00

4th Principals’ Meeting 10:00- Karrie

5th Principals’ Meeting 8:30- Karrie

Leadership Team Meeting 2:50 Library

*Firehouse (schedule will be sent soon)

7th PLC Day

Tiger Rally- Activity Awards 3rd grade showcase 1:00 for parents 1:45 Tiger Rally

Happy Birthday Matthew Henderson!

10th No School

11th No School

12th Staff Development Day (No School for Students)

Happy Birthday Elaine Farrell!

13th Coffee Corner 8:00-9:00 Cafeteria

Visualizing and Verbalizing training- Allison England

14th End of 1st quarter

Book Fair starts

Visualizing and Verbalizing training- Allison England

*Tiger Rally 1:45 (will start calling around 1:30) Teacher Awards

16th Happy Birthday Day Diana Berry and Martha Neal!

17th-20th Parent Teacher Conference Week

17th Operation Beautiful 12:00

End of Cookie Dough Sales

18th Operation Beautiful 12:00

Board of Education Meeting 5:30 Admin Building

20th Parent Teacher Late Night (everyone stays until 7:00)

Last Night for Book Fair

21st PLC Day

End of intervention cycle 1

Tiger Rally-Activity Awards

24th-28th Planning week for interventions

24th- NED Show 8:00 Cafeteria (this is our kickoff for Red Ribbon Week)

25th 3rd Grade Planning Day

Principals’ Meeting 10:00- Karrie

26th Staff Meeting 2:50 Cafeteria (We will be discussing Chapter 2 of the Focus Book)

28th 3rd Grade Wax Museum 7:30-9:00 Cafeteria

Tiger Rally 1:45 Teacher Awards Mrs. Brown showcase class

31st Fall Parties (set up 1:00, parties 1:30-2:30)

Costume Parade in Cafeteria at 1:00

Intervention Cycle 2 starts

Our Family

  • Happy Birthday Angie Prough! I am not going to say how old she is, but it is a big birthday.

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