Southwest Early Childhood Center

2015 National School of Character

Southwest Early Childhood Center

Mission: "With character and knowledge every child will have the tools to be successful."

Shout Outs:

  • Shout out to Jessica Jobe for sharing information about the diaper drive and PAT at the JC City Council meeting! ~Katie
  • Yeah we have classroom now receiving a cubby paw on the bulletin board for 2nd quarter!
  • Jessica Frazier wanted me to pass on a shout out to Mrs. Hotz for helping her with a Christmas tree this year. I (Leslie) was there earlier this week and she was so excited to show me the tree and how she had decorated it. She asked me to please put something in our newsletter thanking her from the Frazier Davis family. :-)
  • To Sherrill and Crystal--for helping unload over 5,000 diapers and put them into Katie's office right before Christmas break!~Katie


  • Yeah we have classroom now receiving a cubby paw on the bulletin board for 2nd quarter!

The following lessons are recommended for Boot Camp from the SWISS data. Tuesdays and Thursdays are hit hard for referrals so please BE SURE your lesson plans and your morning message include a PBS lesson or review on these days. The areas for the most referrals are physical aggression, disruption, defiance and work time and mealtime and recess. Please make sure you document a date for each lesson. Thanks and good luck.

Boot Camp Lesson Must be Taught sometime between January 5th through the 15th. Please document when lessons are taught. Full lesson plans can be found on the DRIVE.

  • Lesson Week 1:I can Listen to the teacher and follow directions. I make good choices:All Settings
  • Lesson Week 1: I can keep my hands and body to myself. I am safe: All Settings
  • I can follow the 3 T's. I am safe: Mealtime
  • Lesson- Week 6: I can use equipment correctly and clean up. I am safe and I am kind: Recess
  • Lesson Week 6: I can line up and follow my teacher. I make good choices: Recess
  • Lesson Week 2: I am Kind and I make good choices. Work Time
  • Lesson Week 2: I can use my walking feet and keep my hand and body to self. I am safe: Worktime

Fun FACTS: KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK because the data is showing us...

  • 2013-2014: 61 major referrals in November/ 2014-2015 25 referrals in November/ 2015-2016 20 referrals in November
  • 2013-2014 96 tota referrals in November/ 2014-2015 68 total referrals in November/2015-2016 64 total referrals in November

Nuts and Bolts

  • Please be sure to make an effort not to be gone on the following dates unless a serious illness comes over you as there are huge trainings on these days and the district needs all the subs they can get:

January 11, 12, 14, 15

February 8, 9, 10, 11

March 7, 8, 10, 11

April 4, 5, 6, 7

May 20

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Our moms have graduated High School thanks to SOUTHWEST!!!!