Black Bob Staff Memo
Week of Dec. 14-18, 2015
Monday Dec. 14 E Day
1:30 5th grade PLC
3:00 BRAG rewards
Tuesday Dec. 15 A Day
Happy Birthday Kathy M.
BLT out of the building all day
Wednesday Dec. 16 B Day
Collaboration Team Meetings (SIT)
10:30 3rd Grade PLC
12:30 2nd Grade PLC
2:30 1st Grade PLC
3:30 Student Council
Staff Holiday Get Together at HyVee Market Grill
Thursday Dec. 17 C Day
Spirit Day: Ugly Christmas Sweater
Holiday Assembly 2:15
Class Parties 3:00
Friday Dec. 18 D Day
Holiday Breakfast 7:30 am (See email)
Spirit Day: PJ Day
Last day of 2nd Quarter
9:30 4th grade PLC
Semester Break December 21-Jan 1.
Dec. 20 Happy Birthday Shaima
Dec. 24 Happy Birthday Kristin
Dec. 30 Happy Birthday Melanie
Jan. 4 Staff Professional Day
AM--Building Staff Development at BB
PM--Grade Card Prep
Jan. 5 Staff Professional Day
Location and Information will be sent out
Jan. 6 E Day
Jan. 7 A Day
Jan. 8 B Day
Collaboration Team Meeting Day
Report Cards go home
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PLC Topic this week:
Mid-year Assessments for Primary Grades
The district's assessment department will NOT be collecting mid-year information from primary grades.
Elementary Writing Assessment
Test window closed on Dec. 4th. Teachers will only score their own student papers prior to the Jan. professional development.
My Learning Plan – PD Points for Scoring Writing
Teachers may earn PD points for scoring the first read of the writing assessment.
To sign up:
o Log on to My Learning Plan
o Select District Catalog in the bar on the left-hand side of the screen
o In the search box, type “OL Grade” and click on search.
o Choose the proper grade level and enroll
Congratulations to our District Finalists for KTOY and Master Teacher:
Kansas Teacher of the Year- Elementary: Maurica Bruning (Madison Place)
Kansas Teacher of the Year – Secondary: Jeff Witters (Olathe South)
Master Teacher: Kevin Reeves (Mission Trail)
The selection Committee would like to thank all of the nominees for your time and effort, and the opportunity to interview you and visit your classrooms. We look forward to seeing you at the Teacher Recognition Ceremony this spring – March 8th, at Frontier Trail Middle School.
Staff Shout Outs!
Thank you to Rollie for letting us have your sub and for switching a class for us.
Susan for covering in Art and PE.
Shaima, Tricia, and Michelle for covering in Kindergarten and the lunch room.
Thank you to Kenn and Mike for setting up the Spelling Bee.
Thank you to Chris, Kari, and Heather for your help during the Spelling Bee and to Chris
for being our coordinator of the spelling bee!
Thank you Terry, Melanie, and Kathy for keeping things smooth in the office.