Greene Notes

August 25, 2017

Our Flight Pattern

Welcome to the E.H. Greene Intermediate School Newsletter! We will share important information and highlight the great things our students and teachers are doing at our school. You can expect this in your inbox each week on Friday afternoons.


Attendance Line: (513) 686-1756




IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR


August 28 - September 1 - MAP Testing (each team will test on a different day, homeroom teachers can provide details)

August 31 - 6th Grade Curriculum Preview Night 7:00 - 8:30 pm (see information below)

September 4 - No School - Labor Day

September 11-15 Parent Lunch Week - 11:00 am -12:30 pm

September 28 - Walkathon (more info to come)

6th Grade Curriculum Preview Agenda

Curriculum preview will begin with breakout sessions for families involved in the programs listed below.


6:20- 6:40 Mrs. Ryan's Advanced Language Arts

6:20-6:40 ESOL

6:30-6:50 Reading and Math Intervention with Mrs. Belanger and Mrs. Bruck

6:40-6:55 Mrs. Ryan's Accelerated Math

6:40-6:55- Double Accelerated Math

6:40-6:55- Mrs. Burklow's Accelerated Math & Language Arts


At 7:00 PM, all families are invited to join us in the cafeteria for a presentation by Mr. Tudor of programs and initiatives for the upcoming school year. Following the presentation you will visit your child’s team of teachers.


From 8:05-8:30 our Band & Orchestra teachers will lead presentations.


We will have a shuttle running from Maple Dale Elementary from 6:30-8:45 pm.

PBIS for Parents - An Introduction

PBIS is here at Greene! PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. While your children may not be able to tell you that, they can certainly tell you about the “Four Be’s” at Greene School; Be Respectful! Be Responsible! Be Safe! and Be a Problem Solver!

These “Four Be’s” are recognized in every setting in the school day: classroom, hallway, restroom, cafeteria, playground and even on the bus! Every setting has a poster stating the expected behaviors in each setting. Your children are learning about each of these through videos, class discussion and role playing in the classrooms. Be sure to ask them about what they learned.

A big part of PBIS is that these expectations carry over into EVERY setting! No matter if your children are in school, on the bus, at the football game on Friday night or out in the community, those Aviator Expectations are the same. Each week in the Greene newsletter, we’ll be telling you a little more about PBIS, Aviator Expectations, how your children are acknowledged for expected behaviors and even how you can reinforce this at home. For now, be sure to ask about the lessons and find out if your child has received a “First Class Pass” yet! Stay tuned each week to learn more!


Schedule Changes

The last day to submit requests for music changes is Friday,September 1st. All change requests must be in writing (email or written note) from a parent. A form is also available for students to pick up from the counselors' office. Not all requests are possible as some of our sections are at capacity. No more schedule changes will be made until the end of the semester grading period.

Health Records

Welcome families that are NEW to Sycamore Community Schools. There is so much to do to get ready for start of school. Please take a moment to confirm that your students health records from previous schools as well as updated immunization records are on file. Mrs.Dobrowolski, the nurse at the Greene School, will be contacting you to assure this task is completed. The Revised Code of the State of Ohio (3313.671) states that a child must have the immunizations listed in the attached document. You can obtain a copy of their immunizations from their physician and fax it or email to the contacts listed below.Thank you for your cooperation.


IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS 2017-2018

Parent Guides to the Ohio Standards

As your calendar starts filling up with parent meetings for the new school year, these Parent Guides to Student Success are a handy resource to keep at your fingertips!


Co-developed by the National and Ohio PTAs with input from The Ohio Standard, each guide offers parents an example of the standards and the knowledge and skills children will gain at each grade level, as well as activities they can do with each student to reinforce learning at home.


Grade 5

Grade 6

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FALL 2017 Sycamore Positive Parenting Workshops

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Sycamore Positive Parenting Workshops bring parents the best practices in youth development. Each week you will gain more manageable, effective parenting skills, including effective discipline. Classes will be taught by Sycamore teachers and parents and will cover several topics including:


  • Positive Parenting: Building on Strengths and Practical Tools

  • Creating Confident Kids: Building Grit, Curiosity and Resilience

  • Communication that Works: Listening and Setting Expectations

  • Deflecting Arguments and Setting Boundaries: Avoiding Power Struggles

  • The Discipline Difference: Effective Consequences and Consistency

  • What Kids Need to Succeed: Helping Our Students Maximize School Opportunities


The Sycamore Positive Parenting Workshops believe that every parent is a leader and can make a profound contribution in the life of their child. We look forward to working with you and hope you can join us for this interactive and fun class!


When

Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Sept. 26 - Oct. 24, 2017

Where

Blue Ash Elementary School- University of Cincinnati Wing

Who

Any Sycamore family parent or guardian.

Cost

Free! Childcare is also available at NO additional cost.

Questions?


New!

Workshops are offered in English y en Español!


Click HERE to register in ENGLISH or go to http://bit.ly/2w9gE8s

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Thank you for your interest in Sycamore Positive Parenting Workshops!

We are excited to have you join us!

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Pictures for the Yearbook

Calling all parents! Those cell phones take great pictures! When you capture a moment at the Greene School that you are proud of, PLEASE email the picture in its ORIGINAL SIZE to yearbookgreene@gmail.com.


At the music program, kids having fund together, walk a thon, carnival…as long as it is Greene students, pass it on so we can fill our yearbook with some great photos! Don’t wait til the end of the year! Email your photos right away! THANK YOU!!