Skyview Staff Meeting Notes

September 24, 2015

IMPORTANT DATES

9/24 - Grade Posting Window opens today! ITEC Day 1 Deliverable is due today!

9/28 - DIBELS for K-6 & Tejas Lee for BIL K-2 window opens (9/28 - 10/9) ; Specials, Band

& Orchestra Grades due in FOCUS

9/29 - Run Draft Report Cards - email to your EVALUATING PRINCIPAL before 3:00 p.m.

9/30 - Shower for Brew @ 3:45 p.m. in library

10/1 - Grade Posting Window Closes, all corrections must be made before 11:59 p.m. CUMe folder DIG @ staff meeting (NO GLPs held Thursday)

10/2 - All GLPs held Friday to complete CUMe folder digs and Google tracking sheet

10/5 - SRI 2-6 window opens;

10/6 - Picture Day!! First Six Weeks report cards (all students grades 1-6) and updated

goals & objecteives (all sped students)

10/8 PLCs after school

10/8 & 10/9 - Behavior Tracking GLPs

10/12 - Student Holiday / Staff Districtwide Professional Development Day

10/13 - CogAT testing for all 6th grade students

10/15 - READING NIGHT - ALL HANDS ON DECK @ 6:00 - 7:30

10/15 & 10/16 - Regular GLPs

10/19 - TUTORING BEGINS!!

10/21 - Flu Shots in the lounge (Free if you have RISD insurance, $20 if you do not have RISD insurance)

10/21- New teacher meeting after school

10/22 - 6th grade Parent Night @ 6-7 p.m.

10/22 & 10/23 - Behavior Tracking GLPs

10/26 - Red Ribbon Week begins

10/27 - K-3 assembly "Say No To Drugs" Puppet Show from 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.

10/28 - 4 -6 assembly "Give Drugs the Boot" BHS Ramblers from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

AGENDA

1) Bortnem: Icebreaker

2) Dodd: Announcements

3) ESL: Red Tracking Folders & Strategies to support ELLs

4) Erickson: Google Sheet/Data Tracking Form

5) Hoff: Google Update

6) Cannon: Food4Kids

7) Erickson: Safety & Security (LESR Cards & New Procedures)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Saturday School:

There will be NO Fall Saturday School sessions this year. We will utilize the funds for additional sessions in the Spring.


Tutoring:

Begins October 19th. Only 8 weeks. Make it count!


LESR:

There is not a Caution Lockdown on the new LESR Card. "LOCKOUT" refers to the exterior doors of the school. Technically, we are always in LOCKOUT with the safety procedures we have in place on a daily basis. LOCKDOWN procedures are new and listed on the back of your LESR card.


ITEC Deliverable:

Due today.


Bright Bytes Survey:

Students in grades 3 - 6, all teachers and parents should complete the Bright Bytes survey. It replaces the previous STaR Chart survey covering technology resources and integration. Teachers should have received an email on 9/21 with the campus specific URL. Please check your inbox and complete the survey.


4th Grade Writing STAAR:

TEA announced that they will be revising the grades 4 & 7 Writing assessments to comply with HB743; the assessment will be completed in one four-hour administration. TEA has not updated the assessment calendar yet to indicate on which day the assessment will be administered.

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