Robert L. Crippen "Friday" Bulletin


An NEU principle--we have the power at school to help our students

"You have within you the power to change the world." Andy Andrews

Mortar Word / Math Maker / College Word / Character Trait / PeaceBuilders Concept

Mortar Word--included

The photograph is included with the selection mostly likely to……3rd Grade Reading 2013

Math Maker--6+4=10

College Word--Graduate

Character Trait--Patience

PeaceBuilder's Concept--Praise People

Events over the Next Two Weeks:

  1. Blast Off Feature Class: Neal / Learning Walks Week of 10/17-10/21--Woodall & Neal
  2. Monday, 10/17--Dr. Mercuri, Dual Language Consultant, Observing Crippen Elementary
  3. Tuesday, 10/18--Kindergarten with Stacey Cain in the Conference Room--enter subs now
  4. Tuesday, 10/18--Tech Tuesday with Mr. Gentry--He needs to meet with you twice this month to discuss important tech updates and programs. Please bring your own laptop to his office during your conference period.
  5. Tuesday, 10/18--Character Club and Team Tuesday for 4th & 5th Grade
  6. Wednesday, 10/19--Gretchen Childs Observing IR in 3rd-5th Classrooms and giving feedback--NO SUBS necessary--a schedule will be sent to you from Ms. Blair.
  7. Friday, 10/21 Early Release/Parent Conferences--Parents must sign in, give them Title 1 compact and discuss, Report Card/Istation Report, and SSI Info (for 5th grade only).
  8. Blast Off Feature Class: None--Halbrook will move with Christian's Class to 10/31/ Learning Walks Week of 10/24-10/28--Villanueva and Hickman
  9. Monday, 10/24-10/28 Red Ribbon Week Drug Free at Crippen--see Ms. Hindmarch's Flyer for Daily Themed Days
  10. Monday, 10/24 --District Staff Development Day at Crippen--Students are on holiday. 7:30 AM DL Meeting in Ms. Andrade's Room; everyone else in the Library for ESL Strategies; 8 AM-1PM Peacebuilder's Training for All Staff in the Cafeteria; 1:15 PM-2:30 PM 1st and 2nd Grade Vertical Alignment in the Library; everyone else team planning; 2:30 PM-3:30 PM New to Crippen Meeting in the Library; everyone else planning
  11. Tuesday, 10/25--4th Grade Math with Stacey Cain--enter your subs now (Matt's Office)
  12. Tuesday, 10/25--Character Club and Team Tuesday for 2nd & 3rd Grade
  13. Wednesday, 10/26--Non DL Literacy Meetings--have data sheets completed
  14. Friday, 10/28--1st Grade JM Literacy Guided Reading Training in the Conf Room--bring all EDL/DRA folders with you
  15. Friday, 10/28--CHOW WAGON--Hamburgers and Chicken Prepared and Cooked by Central Office in the Lounge during your Lunch! YUMMY!


  • Book Fair 10/14-10/21
  • 10/21 Early Release/Parent Conferences
  • SAY Cheese--Picture Day--Fall Individual Poses for the Yearbook
  • Snapshot Date 10/28
  • DATE CHANGE--10/29 PTT Monster Mash 5:30-8:00PM in the Gym and Cafeteria
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  • Principal Meeting Noon at Tavola Elementary 10/17
  • Board Meeting 6:30 PM 10/17
  • TABE Principal Biliteracy Training 10/19
  • Todd Whitaker What Great Leaders Do Differently at HCDE 10/20
  • Leadership Meeting with Ms. Shofner at Crippen on 10/21 at 11:30 AM @ Conf Room
  • Principal Appreciation Month Luncheon with Mr. Franklin 10/27 11:30 AM


All Crippen Astronauts will display stellar citizenship and perform at or above grade level in every subject.