The GATOR Gazette

Publication 10 : 10/28/2019

Gompers our journey...#180daysofwhy

The Monster Mashhhh came alive at Gomper's GHOULISH GALA!!!

Groovie Goolies Monster Mash Music Video
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Thank you PTA and Thank You #Team Gompers

Thank you PTA the GHOULISH GALA #PHENOMENAL!!! It was sooooo exciting to see Gomper's come alive with families suchhhhhh a fun-filled night. Gomper's PTA is second to none...Thank You! I know many hours of preparation and organization were dedicated to this event. Your time and efforts are truly appreciated.


Ms. Lucio, Mr. Hulbert, Ms. Evans, Ms.Donnelly, Ms. Lourenco, Ms. Connie, Ms. Asenas, Ms. Cunningham to name a few, manned the pizza station all night, helped sell tickets, took pictures and worked the crowds....Thank you for supporting our school community!


Let us give a triple-double, biggggg round of applause to Ms. Fuenes and the Haunted MAZE!!!! Soooooo many countless hours of "engineering" work and hearing screaming children all night!!

Ohhhhhh Yeahhhh............. #GATORNATION is on the move

Noticings in classrooms this past week.....


Montes - supporting students with strategy use to decipher unknown words while reading

Gougen - effectively using small group opportunity time/centers from 1:1 assessment, partner pair sight word recognition, CORE5 and beginning and medial sound recognition in CVC

Estrada - supplementing "informational" reading opportunities with Article for the Day, students identifying facts and new vocabulary


Please note, as I visit classrooms this week, I will continue to look for instructional activities that match the daily learning target posted and its match to a grade-level standard/rigor --- What grade level standard is being addressed during the lesson? Secondly, it is also important that students know how they will reach the given target/success criteria. Lastly, I strongly urge you to appropriately close your daily learning/period or time block section with a recap of the learning intention, therefore, cementing the learning.

Instructional Pathways...Enhancing Rigor through DOK

Our 1st Professional Release Days will be coming up:

November 18-21. It will be a full day of release, schedule forthcoming.


Sneek peek into what the ILT Team will be supporting/leading us through in building our DOK understandings:


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ZMvkX-l-BvVZrKRqzmEOCY3oUQIYTFcnQzyMVy_C2gc/edit?usp=sharing

Monitoring of Data Area(s)

Monitoring Data...Where are we???

Unit 1 Math Results: % of Met and Exceeded...

Kinder @ 75%, 1st @ 86%, 2nd @ 78%, 3rd @ 60%, 4th @ 62% 5th @ 61%,

6@ 67% 6ACC@ 97% 7th @ 63% 7ACC@ 94% 8th @ 71% and ALG @ 96%


Unit 1 ELA Results: % of Met and Exceeded...

5th @ 72%


Culture and Climate

Attendance: 98.3 (SEPT) , 97.1 (OCT)

Suspensions: 6


The graphic below is STMATH course syllabus "weekly" completion rates

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Culture and Climate

Guidelines for Success: Going Green with RESPONSIBILITY

Here are some resources you can use in your classroom to support this month trait of RESPONSIBILITY:

NOVEMBER - RESPONSIBILITY

I’ll Do It, Taking Responsibility (Book Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJKWcI6CL8

Responsibility a Character Song (Primary) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oizCSPgk2gw

Amazing Kids of Character (3-5) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_0TzBMf7rw

Character Video Responsibility (Elementary) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hMTmS4Jt_Q

Rings of Responsibility (2-5) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQSnzrB5bso

Accountability vs Responsibility (4-8) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Hn1yiixa0s

Responsibilityhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtLyOPhNzdI

Rosa Learns to be Responsible Book (1-4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRIKMysO1gU

But it's Not My Fault Book - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvPUPV0DkBI

U6: Relationships......

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Parent Teacher Conference Resources

Addressing RAPID questions (video conference examples w/Jandella):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f6QFLJRxipLbijggprk2GqwkoXaA4sBC/view?ts=5d9ecff8


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gq5Mpo1d5IummpSMcCv-fzGCYd2LX4vZ/view?ts=5d9ed01d


Supplemental Tips for Successful Conferences:

http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol6/612-wilson.aspx


Watch this video from Teacher's Channel as a reminder to successful ways of communicating effectively:

https://www.teachingchannel.org/video/parent-teacher-conference-tips

Academic Student Profile/LROIX for Parent Conferences

Click the link to view the easy steps for using this LROIX report

Increasing our Technology KNOWLEDGE OF GSUITE aka Google APPS

What: Technology GSUITE Support

Where: Library @ 3:30

When: October 15, 22 & 29 (3 Consecutive Tuesdays...information builds on each other)

Agenda Topics:

Google Classroom K-5

Google Classroom 6-12

Yes, it is voluntary buttttttttt ohhhhhh so worth it!


PS...Our next 3-week "voluntary" sessions begin in December

School Leadership...........

Updates

SDM: Finalization of ByLaws will be sent electronically for review by Knowlton


Safe and Civil: Presentation @ November 14, Staff Meeting


ILT: Quarterly Visit ( ILT Members only) - November 7

Adjunct Duty

Click the embedded link to view

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LBUSD is goingggggggg GREEN too!

Long Beach schools are going green. Teachers, support staff, administrators and parents who would like to assist with recycling and other sustainability efforts are invited to the Green Summit at Hughes Middle School from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 16. The school is at 3846 California Ave., Long Beach.

School district, city and local non-profit representatives will provide information on campus sustainability. Learn about the latest recycling changes and how to get started at your school with sorting and recovering food, cans, bottles, paper and more. The aim is for each school to have a green site coordinator.

A stipend rate is available for teachers/staff attending the summit (register in myPD for either the classified employee or certificated employee section of Course 9160).

Parents can RSVP at lbschools.net/green.

Contact pweinstein@lbschools.net, kwasinger@lbschools.net or dvandivort@lbschools.net.

Happenings in Gompers K8 Community

Get readyyyyyyy for our 60 Days of SUCCESS Celebration!!!

#GompersNation it's almost day 60 and it is time to CELEBRATE in 60's fashion!!


What: Celebrating the first 1/3 of the year!!! aka 60's Day!!


Where: Come to a special "Happy Days themed luncheon" in the library


Come one, come all and wear your 60's outfits for a day of #TEAMGOMPERS "spirited fun"

Gompers Bulletin "parent news"

This parent bulletin is sent via email and text message to parents each week. It will also be available on our school's website.

October 28 week and November future dates

28 - Student of Month (GRIT Recognition) @ 9:00

29 - Safe and Civil @ 8:00

29 - Miller w/ Cathy Coy reL Safety training 10:30

29 - SSC @ 3:30

30 - End of 1st Quarter

31 - Halloween Parade for Kinder @ 11:45

11/4 - 12 - Parent-Teacher Conferences

11/6 - Grayland "Happy Retirement" Potluck!

11/7 Thankful Thursday's ....

11/7 - Quarterly Visit/ILT (8-11)

11/8 - Veteran's Day Program 9:55/2nd period

11/8 - 1st Quarter Progress reports available to parents

11/11 Veteran's Day

11/14 - Thankful Thursdays

11/18 - 21 - Professional Release Days

11/19 - ILT - all day TRC

11/21 - Thankful Thursdays with a twist of the 60's

11/22 - SOM and Achievement Celebration AWARDS ceremony *schedule forthcoming)