Laurelton-Pardee News

January 8, 2015

Welcome.

Dear LP Families:


Welcome to 2016! It is sure to be a great year here at Laurelton-Pardee. I am excited to see what our students accomplish in the new year. They working so hard and showing improvement in all areas. Thank you to you for your support at home and to our teachers for their determination.


Our daily interventions are on hold until the beginning of February. We are taking these weeks in January to re-assess all students in both reading and math. This involves the use of two nationally normed standardized tests that help us chart our students' growth to same-age peers across the nation. The new assessment information will inform the next round of intervention groups for both math and reading.


Sincerely,


Lucas Hiley

Principal

Upcoming Events.

January 14 - Mallet Music Makers concert in the LP Cafeteria

January 18 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21 - Site Based Meeting 3:30

Intervention Update

We will resume school on January 4 but take a break in our intervention shuffling. During the first few weeks back to school we will be collect data to inform our next round of interventions. Each student will retake a test in both reading and math in addition to quick screening tests. All of these tests are nationally normed, which gives us good information on measuring our students' growth. I am happy to talk to anyone who is interested in learning more about any of these assessments.

Staff Spotlight

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Mrs. Fanning - Teacher Aide

What is your favorite:

Color - Purple

Holiday - Christmas

Season - Summer

Children's Book - Where the Sidewalk Ends

Movie - Message in a Bottle

Thing about Laurelton-Pardee - Everyone is friendly and helpful



You might be surprised that I am shy.


My favorite sports team is the Amerks.


I keep healthy by playing outside with my children.


Last summer I camped and took my two kids to Niagara Falls.


When I am not at LP I am a Girl Scout troop leader.


Right now I am reading Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing with my daughter.