ELC Newsletter

April 29th, 2016

Orange Frog Training

The first group of staff members received Day 1 of Orange Frog Training on Thursday, April 28th, 2016. Another group of 38 people will begin their transformation to Being Orange tomorrow. The possibilities are endless where this training can take our District. Below, is the picture of another team today, The Sparkaholics!
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In Service Plans for April 29th

Here are the Agenda Items Planned for the 8-11:30 PreK-5 Meetings at FLC :


Agenda Items:

1.DIT/SIT Overview with Adam Broten

2. Facilities Committee Update

3. Master Schedule for 2016-17

4. Budget for 2016-17

5. Programs - Cohesive Continuum

Literacy - Reader’s/Writer’s Workshop - The Model for K-5

Word Work

6. E3 Academy for 2016-17

7. Classroom Placement

8. Oriole Way Plans for 2016-17

9. Integrated Program (IP) with Debbie Ellingen

Lunch is on your own, and the afternoon is a buffet style selection of District Initiatives.

Reminder for ELC Staff meeting on Tuesday, May 2nd

This month's featured educators are Mrs. Gail Hock and Mrs. Jen Gilbertson. Please email me your comments and positive statements about ways that these two great educators make ELC the very best place to be.

Thanks to the Early Childhood Team

Another month of Autism Awareness is about to come to an end. I want to thank all of the following for helping to raise awareness, as well as some funds for our sensory room: Lauren Guelig; Megan Frees; Sarah Norton, Beth Dardis; Cindy Weston; Missy Cermak; Sarah Bednar; Lori Dobbs, our two practicum students; Kim Sales, DeeAnn Ahrens, Debbie Schumacher.

School Board Updates

Election of officers took place: Pete Chisholm= President; Steve Hock= Vice President; Vicki Goldapske= Clerk; Mike Streeter= Treasurer


There was an update on the Facilities Committee and the first draft of the survey was given to Board members to review. It is hoped to have the survey out this fall.

April Birthdays

4/17: Sarah Bednar

4/25: Janelle Thornton


Happy Birthday and Many more Ladies!!!

My Out of Building Times next week:

Monday, May 2nd, 2016: 7:15 FLC PST; 11:00 medical appt.; 3:00 TIC in FDL

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016: 9:00 Admin; Teacher appreciation luncheon from PTO at noon; 12:30 Training for DLM in District Office

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016: 7:45 ELL Meeting;

Thursday, May 5th, 2016: 7:00 4K meeting; 10:30 MPTC for LFI student interviews

Thursday, May 6th, 2016: 7:45 FLC Special Ed. Dept Meeting