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"Celebrating Superheroes!"

February 1 - 5

The Shady Brook Vision and Mission Statements

Knowledge Informs and Determines Success for Students


The mission of Shady Brook Elementary is to educate all students for success today and tomorrow.

Reminder

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
– Sydney J. Harris



February is here and we all know that it can be one of the most stressful months of the school year. Remember to take time to take care of you. That will help to make you even stronger here at school! Let's remind each other to do this!

Important SBE Events to Remember:

  • 2/1 - 2/5 Counselor Appreciation Week
  • 2/2 100th Day of School Celebrate (Dress as a 100 year old or as a person that lived 100 years ago.)
  • 2/3 Superbowl Luncheon -- Bring your favorite Superbowl Appetizer to prepare for the big game! Wear your jeans and your favorite sports team shirt.
  • 2/4 Dentist Visit to 1st Grade
  • 2/4 PEAK Parent Meeting
  • 2/8 Progress Reports Go Home
  • 2/9 SBE Talent Show
  • 2/11 Kindergarten Off-Campus Lunch
  • 2/12 Classroom Valentine's Parties
  • 2/19 Dance your Heart Out (6:30)
  • 2/19 Marylou off-campus
  • 2/23 PTA Founder's Day Luncheon (Shannon to attend)
  • 2/23 Blaine's Baby Shower
  • 2/25 Hat Day
  • 2/25 Staff Birthday Luncheon
  • 2/26 End of 4th Six Weeks
  • 2/26 Noon Dismissal

Upcoming Meetings:

  • 2/1 - 2/2 Lisa to TSCA Conference
  • 2/3 Marylou to CTA Mtg.
  • 2/3 Clarence to AP Mtg.
  • 2/4 - 2/5 Shannon to Principals Academy
  • 2/4 Goal Team Mtg.
  • 2/9 Ande to Nurse's Mtg.
  • 2/10 3rd Six Weeks Blockout Mtgs. (K - 2)
  • 2/10 TELPAS Holistic Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/11 Campus Visit by Mary Stokic
  • 2/11 Shannon to Mtg. at Ad. Bldg.
  • 2/11 3rd Six Weeks Blockout Mtgs. (K - 2)
  • 2/11 Staff Mtg. (STAAR Security Training) (No Team Leader Mtg.)
  • 2/12 Melissa to IS Mtg.
  • 2/15 Shannon to Onboarding Mtg.
  • 2/17 Shannon to Instructional Principals Mtg.
  • 2/18 Fourth Grade Reading Teacher Collaboration
  • 2/18 Kindergarten Reading Collaboration
  • 2/18 TELPAS Calibration Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/23 Second Grade Reading Teacher Collaboration
  • 2/24 Shannon to Principals Mtg.
  • 2/25 NO Staff Mtg.
  • 2/26 SBE Professional Development

Testing at a Glance:

  • 2/1 Math CBA 3 Data Talk: Grade 3
  • 2/1 Math CBA 3 Data Talk: Grade 4
  • 2/1 Math CBA 3 Data Talk: Grade 6
  • 2/2 Writing CBA 1 Grade 3
  • 2/9 Math DBA 1 Grade 5
  • 2/9 Reading 3D Data Talk: Grade 2
  • 2/9 Reading 3D Data Talk: Kindergarten
  • 2/9 Reading 3D Data Talk: Grade 1
  • 2/10 Writing DBA 2 Grade 4
  • 2/10 TELPAS Holistic and Administrative Procedures Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/11 STAAR Security Training (Mandatory Staff Meeting) (Paraprofessionals will be trained at another time)
  • 2/18 TELPAS Calibration Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/18 Social Studies CBA Grades 4 and 5
  • 2/23 Science CBA 2 Grade 6
  • 2/22 Writing CBA 1 Data Talk: Grade 3
  • 2/23 Reading DBA 1 Grade 5
  • 2/23 Science CBA 2 Grade 3
  • 2/25 Math DBA 1 Data Talk: Grade 5
  • 2/25 Writing DBA 2 Data Talk: Grade 4
  • 2/23 Science CBA 3 Grade 4

Kudos to. . .

  • Monica Elliott, Rachel VanKleef, Kallee Bradford, Tasha Blaine and Melissa Hassell for hosting 1st and 2nd grade Parent Night. (submitted by Lisa Evans and Melissa Hassell (she didn't say the part about herself ;-) )
  • Marylou Violette for setting up the projector/laptop for Officer Lindsey's 6th grade presentation. (submitted by Lisa Evans)
  • Tobin Hodges and Shawn Merritt for being charge of the music for the "Jammie Jam" sessions! (submitted by Lisa Evans)
  • Traci Childs for advocating for students. (submitted by Lisa Evans)
  • Special Areas team for the WONDERFUL Powerball Luncheon! (submitted by Lisa Evans)
  • Kindergarten for another great SPARK meeting! Thank you for your time and effort. (submitted Melissa Hassell)


CELEBRATE EACH OTHER! SEND YOUR KUDOS TO SHANNON SO THAT SHE CAN ADD THEM HERE. WE HAVE GREAT THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING. . .SHARE WHAT YOU ARE SEEING. If you would like for your submission to be anonymous just let me know. :)

Happy Birthday to. . .

2/1 Carol Gray

2/2 Mary Margaret Haraden

2/20 Traci Childs

2/20 Lisa Norrod

2/24 Andrea Richey

2/25 Lori Lane

Upcoming DUE DATES

Everyone

  • 2/1 Lesson Plans due in the Shared Folder before the start of the school day.
  • 2/8 Progress Reports go home with students.
  • 2/26 Suicide Awareness and Dating Violence Compliance Training Certificates (there are two) Due.


Team Leaders

  • Team Minutes are due to the assigned administrator each week. :)

News you need to know!

Parent Conferences regarding our Special Education students - If you are needing to have a parent conference regarding information about one of your Special Education students, please make sure that Lori and Lamarr are able to be there or able to provide input for the parent. This ensures that we help to avoid confusion and allows the parents' questions to be answered by all teachers that are working with their child. Thank you!