Somerset ES Staff Bulletin

Week of February 15th

“Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference.” —Kevin Heath

Events This Week

Monday (2/15)

Schools Closed


Tuesday (2/16)

Maureen and Brooke out AM (MSA Science Training)

9:00-9:45 Grade 5 Data Chat

12:30-1:15 Grade 3 Data Chat

2:00-2:30 Pennies for Patients Assembly (3rd-5th)

2:40-3:10 Pennies for Patients Assembly (K-2nd)


Wednesday (2/17)

Kelly out (A&S Meeting)


Thursday (2/18)

7:45-8:30 AM Grade 5 Family Life Meeting

Class Photos


IEP/EMT -- Coverage

9:30 Yi -- Lambert-Williamson

10:30 Private School - Non

1:30 Woods -- Andreassi

2:30 Berlin -- T. Truppner


Friday (2/19)

Class Photos

9:15-10:30 Core Team Meeting

Celebrate Kindness Week

Feb. 16th

Somerset SHINES with Kindness -- Wear Bright Colors

Feb. 17th

Being kind WARMS our hearts -- Wear PJs

Feb. 18th

Somerset students SPORT kind attitudes every day -- Wear Sports Gear

Feb. 19th

Somerset LOVES being kind -- Wear Pink/Red

Upcoming Events


Monday (2/22) - 9:40-1:15 Grade 5 Field Trip & 3:45-4:45 PM Staff Meeting

Friday (2/26) - Reptiles Alive Assembly for K & Early Release Day

Staff Recognition

Kudos to:

- Michelle for all her hard work in helping Kelly and Maureen prepare for their mid-year SIP meeting.

- Brooke for all her hard work getting ready for Data Chats.

- Susan for covering the office solo this week and managing both jobs with a smile on her face!

- Michelle for helping with extra coverage on Thursday.

- Naina, HeeJung and Brooke for all their patience with WIDA testing.

- Brooke for organizing the 100 things we love about Somerset activity.

- Kathryn for all her help with dismissal every day!

- Building Services for all their hard work cleaning our building after the Valentine's Day festivities.

Announcements and Important Information

  • WIDA testing continues next week as well, we appreciate your patience!

  • If you are in an observation year, the second round of formal observations will begin in February and continue through April. They will occur during reading or math, and will be unannounced. Please see Kelly or Maureen with any questions or concerns.

  • As a reminder, February is Black History Month.

  • Class photos have been rescheduled for 2/18 & 2/19, we will keep the same schedule. See Susan with any questions!
  • As you get new students, please remember to turn in an updated Who Goes Where to Susan.
  • Remember to use COPY PLUS! http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/copyplus/