McKinney Special Populations - February
Gearing up for Special Education Olympics
McKinney Mavericks Basketball
Thank you to our APE staff (Janice, Dennis, Michelle) and Trecia for getting campuses set up for practice! Thank you in advance to all the PALS. We truly couldn't do this without your support! The Mavericks started practicing on campuses in January. Our Athletes are excited for competition on March 3rd.
Special Olympics Fundraiser
Shirts are Grey Gildan Soft-style short sleeve and are sold for $15.00. Use link to see design and to order:
Please email Suzanne Smith or Amanda Denning with specific questions!
Evans Middle School
Jonny has shown Perseverance and has worked very hard this year. See his below!
Way to work as a TEAM!
"With this project, my students will have a new opportunity to learn to write for different purposes and audiences." - Tina Worthy
Congratulations Tina and especially the students who will benefit from this grant!
Hugs Cafe held a gala on Febuary 6th. The event was held at the Sanctuary in McKinney on Virginia Parkway. The Gala sold out several weeks prior however, anyone could access and bid on the silent auction prizes prior to the event. Hugs employs current McKinney ISD students and graduates of McKinney ISD.
Guests included City Council members, Former & current MISD staff, parents and friends of Hug, and many Community Sponsors. Hugs team mates were at the door to greet (and hug), be available for pictures at the photo booth, and to provide Thank you to guests as they left.
CAP’s Dylen Zuercher sang the National Anthem. The event was a HUGE success as they raised more money than they had hoped!
Thank you MISD for your continued support of Hugs Cafe. Words can't express the impact of your support.
Hugs Cafe will be open for lunch on February 15th (Professional Development)
Ruth Thompson, founder of Hugs is very appreciative of Admin, teachers, and all MISD staff that continue to support Hugs, and looks forward to seeing you on Monday.
See link for menu below, the address is 224 E. Virginia
Phone (it’s Ok to call in an order) 469-301-6900
And, Good news- Coming soon: Designated Parking for Hugs!
Autism Awareness T-Shirt
Please see picture below for the information on this year’s Autism Awareness shirt.
If McKinney orders more than 100 shirts, the cost of the shirt will be $8.95 instead of $9.95. Hopefully this will happen because the extra money will be donated to Special Olympics! (:
I must have all orders with payment by Tuesday, 2/23/2016.
Please let me know if you have any questions/concerns.
SJMS STC Teacher
What's Happening in MISD
- STC/FAC/ALC/CAP/Next StepSally Riche & Christy Batson8:00 - 11:30CHEC 139
- Speech PathologistsNancy Sheets8:00-4:00CHEC 200
- Lawson PPCDBrenda Weintraub12:30-3:30Lawson
- DSSC/Resource/Inclusion Elementary MathOJ Omene8:00 - 11:30CHEC 114
- DSSC/Resource/Inclusion Elementary ELARBrenda Weintraub & Kim Wornhor8:00 - 11:30CHEC 110
- FAC/Lawson ParasTina P., Brandy P, and Jami O.8:00-11:30CHEC 218,219,220
- ALC/CAP/NextStep ParasTina P., Brandy P, and Jami O.8:00-11:30CHEC 218,219,220
- DSSC and STC ParasTina P., Brandy P, and Jami O.8:00-11:30CHEC 218,219,220
- Inclusion ParasLaura Simmons8:00-11:30CHEC 222
- DSSC/Resource/Inclusion Secondary ELARJennifer Hise8:00-11:30CHEC 223
- DSSC/Resource/Inclusion Secondary MathKatie Moyle8:00-11:30Greer TownHall
- Dyslexia TeachersErika Meza8:00-4:00Greer B 100
- Evaluation TeamTessa Porter8:00 - 4:00Greer B 103
February 23rd - Elementary and Lawson CLASS Meeting at 3:15
February 26th - High School CLASS Meeting at 2:45
February 26th - Middle School CLASS Meeting at 4:00
The STC at Evans, wants to thank Tameka Jones and Abi Adologiogie for jumping right in and learning the ropes of the classroom. We appreciate all they do for the kiddos in the STC. - Kristi, Beth & David
Thank you to my awesome FAC/STC team-Melanie, Claudia, Alison, Tiffany, Laura, Mr. Adams, Shannon- at Finch. You are all always willing to step in and offer extra support or coverage. ~Christy
Thank you to Beth Stom at Evans for always having materials ready for the kiddos and staying on top of things - Kristi B.
I want to give a big shout out to Kari Bates at Cockrill for always being ready to help the FAC team no matter what. She is awesome! - Jess W
Thanks to all our Cockrill Sped staff members for helping out at a moment’s notice with any situation that comes up!. Cockrill Rocks!! Armida M.
Thank you to David Dutze at Evans, for jumping in and helping with behavior when we need it. - Kristi B.
A big THANK YOU to Vickie Russell, Stephanie Kilbourn, Brandi Hebert for adjusting their schedules and work-load to help other campuses during an unexpected transition!
Thank you to Tina for being so supportive and flexible. So glad to have you as a part of our team-STC @ Glen Oaks
Thank you for our secondary teachers working with READ 180/System 44.
Thank you for our secondary Math teachers for looking at new curriculum.
Thank you for our BCBAs, BS and SDIFs for ALL their hard work.
Thank you to the amazing resource team at Press for always being supportive of each other in so many different ways.
Faubion Middle School has been extremely gracious in welcoming elementary campuses who have incoming 5th graders and want to observe to help provide informed recommendations. Thank you Faubion Middle School for your hospitality!
Renee Wrenwood you were rocking out a Distar 11 lesson with your students! Great job implementing core curriculum.
Renee, Heather, Kris - I just want to let you know just how much I appreciate the three of you allowing me to come into your classrooms and observe your working with the students on yesterday. All of you made me feel very comfortable during my time in your classrooms.