Royal Oak Schools: A Community of Excellence
Week of 9.13.15
FIrst Week of School
HQ: Due 9/11/15
Please follow the calendar and carefully note due dates.
Assessment Calendar/DRA Subs
I will need a copy of your schedule by the end of the month (9/30/15). Please include each day and the times. If you need a template please ask. Please add them to the Schedules Folder. All other schedules should be added in this folder also: OT, PT,
A reminder that you must give an opportunity to recite the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States each school day. Students can choose not to recite the pledge but you must offer the opportunity each day.
Teaching and Learning: Login to Teachscape
The links allow you access Teachscape. It was shared at our first meeting and I asked that you wait to login. Please follow the directions below and log in. I want to make sure you have access. If you cannot login let me know by Tuesday 9/15/15 at 4 pm.
At the bottom of the white box click "Activate your account"
Type in your email address and submit and you will receive an email to choose a passwordhttps://sites.google.com/a/royaloakdistrictimprovement.org/di/home/teacher-effectiveness
Be sure to store your password in a save place where you can access it.
NWEA: Grades 2,3,4,5
On September 3 NWEA MAP sent all teachers their username and password via email. Please don't trash this as you will need the information for this Wednesday's PD. Please log in to make sure you have access prior to Wednesday, September 16. We do not want to waste time logging in. If you have any troubles please contact Lisa Shannon, thank you!
Action Required: Read and Submit Plan for Constitution Day
The purpose of this notice is to provide schools with information regarding the submission procedure for certifying their district’s compliance for constitutionally protected prayer, eye protective devices, and Constitution Day. All certifications are due September 18, 2015.
Public Law 108-447 requires all educational institutions receiving federal funds to hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17, 2015, for the students served by the educational institution. Questions regarding this program may be directed to Jim Cameron at 517-241-9913 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit using the Constitution Day button below.
Thanks for the plans. I look forward to seeing them in action. Reminder: Plans were due by September 11, 2015. I have emailed anyone that still needs to complete this.
Teachers were practicing in the hall with students lining up and getting it right.
Teachers reading stories related to appropriate behaviors.
This is a continuous process. The second week should be another week of reviewing, PRACTICING and reinforcing are expectations. THANKS TO EVERYONE LEADING THE WAY FOR A SUCCESSFUL YEAR.
Do you know what is happening? PTA Events, Late Starts...... Please check the building and Gmail calendar often. Let me know if you do not have access. Enter field trips and class events on the Gmail calendar.
Dates to Remember
Please note that you should be checking the gmail calendar for ALL events. This is just a brief overview.
9/14 Ad Council AM
9/14 PTA @ 7 PM
9/15 Curriculum Night (This is an evening for parents/guardians)
3rd Grade 6:30 PM-7:15 PM
9/16 Professional Learning Morning; Late Start for Students; Agenda Sent Separately
9/17 Curriculum Night (This is an evening for parents/guardians)
K,1,2 from 6:30 PM-7:15 PM
4,5 from 7:30 PM-8:15 PM
9/18 Family Picnic @ 6pm on the South Playground (details at neropta.com).
9/21 El Council
9/22 Kaiser Picture Day
9/23 Professional Learning Morning; Late Start for Students
9/23 Fire Drill #1 @ 10:30 AM (Please review procedures prior to this date)
9/29 Fire Drill #2 @ 9:00 AM
9/30 Professional Learning Morning; Late Start for Students
Check www.neropta.com for PTA event information and volunteer opportunities.
FIND INFORMATION AND DEADLINES FOR PTA EVENTS VISIT THE PTA SITE!
Professional Learning 9/16
Our 90 minute PD will focus on NWEA training for grades 2, 3,4, 5.
Kdg will meet as a district wide PLC to discuss procedures for Dolch and DRA testing
1st grade will be in a building level PLC.
Agendas to follow.
North American International Auto Show Education Day field trip brochure.
This is a heads up for teachers. Please review the matrix, plans are being worked out with Allyson Dewar to help teachers with this. More to come. Click the link above for easy access.