OTE Star Staff News

February 11-February 22

Next Week...

Monday, Feb 11

Mya’s Coaching Day

Minor off campus - training

DRA Window Closes-Kg

5th grade visits with Walsh MS Counselor 8:00am

SLT Mtg 3:10pm

Tuesday, Feb 12

Minor’s Coaching Day

Mya’s off campus today – Principal’s Mtgs

Last day for picture orders!

Happy Birthday Sherrie Robinson!

Wednesday, Feb 13

Mya's off campus - Leadership Fusion Conference

5th grade Art Club fieldtrip to Blanton Museum

Happy Birthday Amanda Chadney!

Thursday, Feb 14

Valentine’s Day Parties

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Friday, Feb 15

CAT mtg. 8:50am

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

SST’s 3rd – 5th

Singing Zoologist Assembly Kg-2nd 8:00am & 3rd – 5th 9:00am

Saturday, Feb 16

Happy Birthday Jennifer Morrow!


Out & About...

Enrichment Tip of the Week...

This ReadWriteThink lesson fits in well with the Reading Test PD we had yesterday. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/using-thieves-preview-nonfiction-112.html?tab=1#tabs

Introducing the notion of being thieves: http://prezi.com/vx2n80yuydsx/untitled-prezi/

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”- Albert Einstein

Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes

Tech Tools...

Leslie's Google Tip of the Week...

http://www.smore.com/h6ra-google-smart-tip-of-the-week


Also check out...

http://ifaketext.com/
Where you can create fake text screen shots that could make for some fun writing projects!!


Thanks Leslie!

Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Lori Mustain, star 4th grade teacher ...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Lori!


What a great week! Please give HUGE APPRECIATIONS to Old Town PTA for the yummy soup and salad luncheon! GINORMOUS THANKS to the OTE Family Math and Science Night Special Committee for your planning and hard work on another fun event!!


Thank you so much for all of the work and planning you have put into making the second semester of teaching and learning even better than the first! Remember to appreciate someone today! Hope you take time to do something fun this weekend!

Professional Library: Resource of the Week!

The Week After...


Monday, Feb 18

Staff Development / Student Holiday (Meet at 8:00am in Library)

Tuesday, Feb 19

Minor’s off campus

DAC Mtg 4:30pm

Wednesday, Feb 20

Mya's Coaching day

Popcorn day

Vertical Team Mtg 3:10pm

Thursday, Feb 21

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Kg ½ day team planning

Character Ed Awards 3rd – 5th 7:45am

SBAC Mtg 3:10pm

Friday, Feb 22

CAT mtg. 8:50am

Character Ed Awards Kg – 2nd 7:45am

Fire Drill 9:00am

Regional Science Fair

SST’s Kg – 2nd


Funny video :Team Work loL

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