Weekly Rangers Newsletter

Week of January 11th-15th

Celebrations

-Students are continuing to get positive Leader in Me phone calls home! Keep sending those down!


- 100% of our students had all their vaccines current. Thank you Nurse Nicci for ensuring that our students are healthy!


Featured in this week's Newsletter are:

- Mr. Straube's 1st grade class - Students showing their learning in their writing.

- Ms. Perkins' 3rd graders Goal Setting for this new year! Happy 2016!

- Mrs. Jewell's students showing their math problem solving utilizing 4 methods!

Current Events

Monday, 1/11:

-Happy Birthday Guadalupe Aguilar!

-1:30-5:00, Librarian's Meeting, K. Wright (Library will be still be open)


Tuesday, 1/12:

-ARD Day

-Council of Counselor's Meeting - K. Schwab

-8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Math Elementary 1st Grade New Teacher Training - RAMEC (313)


Wednesday, 1/6:

- Leadership Team Synergizing Meeting, 8:00

- Auxiliary Committee Meetings, after school,

-College T-Shirt Day


Thursday, 1/14:

-Additional ARD Day


Friday, 1/15:

-8-12, Telpas Training, K. Schwab

-PTA Spirit Shop

-Robotics, 2:30-4:00

News/Reminders

- K-2nd data coaching date was moved from the 11th to the 20th of January. 3rd-5th grade data coaching was moved from the 13th to the 22nd. You may wear appropriate workout clothes on your day. I will be sending out an email soon with specific instructions.


- Faculty & staff, for the rest of January, if it is below 48 degrees by 5:30 AM, you may wear jeans.


-Please make sure to arrive on time by 7:00 a.m. If you are running late, make sure to let Mrs. Medina and I know.


-Think Through Math (TTM) has been selected as the provider for Texas SUCCESS math resource for grades 3-5. At this time our district is preparing for TTM so that teachers and students will be able to use this resource very soon! (Taken from EBD)


-Make sure your Teacher Choice Hours are up to date. Some of you may have received an email from Central office if you still need hours. Super Saturday on the 23rd is a great way to get those hours in. Professional development hours received after April 30, 2016 will be eligible for Teacher Choice for the 2016-2017 school year.


-Please start thinking of the Young Masters’ Art Show. The show is the last week of March, and usually each teacher can submit four or five pieces of art. The NEISD art page, under elementary art has some great art lessons you may want to use. (Taken from J. Perez's email dated on 1/2/16). - REPEAT


-Read to Succeed Six Flags reading logs are due to Mrs. Jewell by no later than February 16th. Please remind your students. Thank you!- REPEAT

Upcoming Events

January:


18th:

-MLK Student/Staff Holiday

19th:

-ARD Day

20th:

-CTC Training & MAC Counselor Cluster Meeting, 7:30-12:00, K. Schwab & P. Bagley

-Academic Committee's

-Last day of K-2nd Istation MOY testing

-K-2nd Data Coaching

21st:

-Foundations Meeting, PM, Piper Bass

-Spelling Bee

-Additional ARD Day

22nd:

- 3rd - 5th Data Coaching Sessions (3rd-5th grade teachers - you can wear appropriate gym wear)

-FAT Friday, Kinder

-Robotics Club, 2:30-4:00

23rd:

-Super Saturday (Jeans Pass to those who attend)

25th:

-5th Reading Benchmark, 9:00-11:00

-4th Writing Benchmark, 9:30-11:30

-3rd Math Benchmark (2nd & 3rd will switch special times)

-3rd grade PTA program practice, Day 1

26th:

-5th Math Benchmark, 9:00-11:00

-3rd Reading Benchmark (2nd & 3rd will switch special times)

-Bookkeeper's Meeting, 7:30, Carol M.

-Leader in Me Conference

-K-2nd Reading Task Force, 3:00-5:30

27th:

-4th Math Benchmark, 9:30-11:30

-Leader in Me Conference

-Gift of Time, NO Meetings after school

28th:

-4th Reading Benchmark, 9:30-11:30

-Leader in Me Conference

-CTC Training, 7:00-12:00, K. Schwab

-K-2nd Reading Task Force, 3:39-5:30, CLC 614

29th:

-Safe & Drug Free Schools Meeting, 7:30-12:00, K. Schwab

-PTA Spirit Shop

-ARD Day

-Robotics Club, 2:30-4:00

1st grade rocking it with their Attendance Goal Setting!

1st grade begins each day with the end in mind, We put first things first and get to school on time!
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