Staff News #3

Windermere Primary School

Success Criteria

Our Success Criteria look great! As I walked through classrooms today, I saw so many great examples of them written and stated with students.

Something to think about: How can we combine anchor charts and success criteria?

WPS Anchors

Success Criteria

Small Group Instruction

Instructional Planning

Professional Learning Communities

PTO News

  • PTO will be supporting WPS and WES with approximately $9000 for the WPS playground and for WES to purchase updated Second Step curriculum materials.
  • PTO is hoping to reinstate teacher grants later this year.
  • T-shirt orders will be due Oct. 2 and the order placed the following week.
  • Bingo Night - Oct 2
  • Fall Dance at WES - Oct 30
  • Holiday Festival - Dec 12
  • Carnival - Apr 22

Please share the following with your families in your newsletters:
PTO needs donations of $5 gift cards or cash for the goodie bag prizes for Bingo Night.
PTO needs three coordinators, one for each of the following projects: Fundraising opportunities at area businesses, Box Tops, and the Holiday Festival/Holiday Shop.

From My Principal PLC

I will periodically attend a PLC/Professional Development session with the other elementary principals. This week our session was all about effective Read Alouds (one of the components of Balanced Literacy). I had a great time learning a quick and easy process that I want to share with you some time soon, possibly while you enjoy some cake or fruit...

District News

Check your email to get info about Open Enrollment for insurance.


  • Complete Compliance Trainings by September 30
  • Be prepared for Insurance Enrollment

Every student who walks through your door is someone’s MOST IMPORTANT PERSON.