Intermediate Staff Newsletter
For the Week of March 12, 2018
We are so lucky and blessed to work along side each of you! Thank you for your hard work this past week with conferences. Your dedication and support for students and families does not go unnoticed! We are entering that tricky time of year where its so important to finish strong and make each day count. With MAP testing and then OST around the corner, its so imperative we each RISE UP and Own our work, continue to get Better Every Day, and know that Together we are Stronger. We are excited to kick off E+R=O week in the near future with our students, and to teach them the R-Factor, and how our responses affect our outcomes. As always, we are here to support you every step of the way!
"The Truth is that Teamwork is at the heart of great achievement!"- John C Maxwell
We are blessed to have each of you as a member of our NAIS Team!
~Katie, Kate, & Barry
Supporting Our Students
News to Share
3. Here is the Google Doc Jess Mamais created to assist with MAP questions. A reminder if you are using the Text to Speech accommodation: Teachers are to set up the test session the day before. Text to Speech Accommodations need to be assigned the day of the test and prior to the student logging into NWEA. When a teacher clicks on their saved session, they can select the students that need TTS and then assign accommodations. Teachers will then have students login.
4. Tuesday's staff meeting will be our annual review of Testing Security and Ethics in preparation of our OST tests. We will meet in E wing at 8:30.
5. Wednesday is our last late start of the school year. You can access the agenda here. We will start the day in the E wing at 8:20.
6. March Madness is upon us! Do you have what it takes to be the Intermediate School March Madness champion? Join this free contest with prizes. See Barry's email from March 8. Here's the link to register:
This is open to everyone!
Week at a Glance
Announcements: E Wing- 4th Graders- See Pledge Schedule
Monday, March 12th- 8:30 Culture Committee; 5:30-8:00 Eagles Inspired
Tuesday, March 13th- Staff Meeting-OST Requirement; 5:30-8:00 Eagles Inspired
Wednesday, March 14th- 2 Hour Late Start
Thursday, March 15th- Science, Math 6, Math 5, Social Studies 6 Meetings 8:30
Friday, March 16th- R Factor Team Meeting (please get us your class groups prior to Spring Break)