Anchor Weekly

A newsletter for Alta Vista Staff~Week of October 17, 2016

Don't Forget! Next Week's Calendar

  • Mandatory Insurance Enrollment on Monday, October 17 (even if you are not taking insurance, you have to sign off)
  • Family Math Carnival on Tuesday, October 18 at 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Faculty Meeting on Wednesday, October 19 **Bring your laptop for tech training
  • Progress Report Grades are due Friday, October 21

Vote by WEDNESDAY, October 19 for Alta Vista Teacher of the Year

Family Math Carnival

We are excited about plans for our Family Math Carnival. Besides great math games, we have free take-home games for families, free math books, and free food! Please click the link below to see detailed plans for your grade level's responsibilities.


Family Math Night Plans: https://docs.google.com/a/wacoisd.org/document/d/1J2SbMsEGaClq0zAedVaAibvVJtfrmZ8MKc5shv7YixY/edit?usp=sharing


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Conscious Discipline Update

Our school commitment for this week is "I will be safe in the hallway by walking." This commitment will be read daily on the announcements, and it can serve as a topic for discussion or reminder/focus for your class.

**Read Chapter 4 and complete Page 94 by Wednesday, October 26.


NEW Book Study Dates:

October 26-Chapter 4 (2nd gr)

December 7-Chapter 5 (Kindergarten)

January 4-Chapter 6 (Specials)

February 1-Chapter 7 (1st gr)

March 1-Chapter 8 (3rd gr)

April 5-Chapter 9 (4th gr)

May 17-Chapter 10 (5th gr)

PLCs

We are going to reschedule Math PLCs for Thursday, October 27. Please use this Thursday as an opportunity to meet with parents as you finalize grades for 2nd Six Weeks Progress Report Cards.

**Detailed Schedule Needed-PAST DUE**

Email Ms. Boggess a DETAILED schedule by Friday, September 30. The schedule must include specific times for shared reading, guided reading, writing in addition to what specific days/times your are teaching science and social studies (Example: Science Monday/Wednesday/Friday, SS Tuesday/Thursday at 2:30-3:00). **