IAT Tiger Times

Week of November 28, 2016

Friday Edition

Jeans Friday's - We need your support!!

Looking for a way to give back while you give your professional wardrobe a break? Join us for Jeans Fridays at IAT. All we require is a $3 donation. All proceeds benefit IAT. Donations are given to Jenn and Rosy when you sign in.

School Mission 2016*2017

Our mission is to inspire and empower students to become engaged learners, high achieving scholars, and positive role models.

This week in flash

Monday - Planning for PT Conferences

Tuesday - School Culture Reset Assembly 8:10 am cafe - CHANCERY

Wednesday - Reduced Day for PT Conferences 2-6 pm, both locations

SABIS Corporate Support - This week

Christie Seiple-Cole, Director of Compliance

Will be at IAT this week supporting the AQCs. She may stop in your classrooms and visit.

Holiday Party Information - From Jim Dionne

It is time for our annual Holiday Party. Dana Skillman and I will be organizing it and the format will be very similar to last year. We will be having the party at Mastoris again and the price will be in the $27 - $30 range per person.

Social Emotional Lesson Plans - Mindfulness In the Classroom


Secret Pal Surveys for January 2017 - Forms placed in your mailboxes

If you would like to participate in Secret Pals, Please fill out the form that will be placed in your mailbox. This list is to help your secret pal know more about you and make it easier to participate.

Secret Pals will begin in January and go through the end of the school year.

Please return to Jennifer (Chancery) OR Rosie (Bellevue) before you leave on Friday, December 9th!!

Secret Pal Reveal

Please remember to acknowledge your secret pal sometime this month.

On Friday, December 16th, please reveal yourself to your pal! Remember its holiday time and utilize the Secret Pal Surveys to surprise your Pal with a gift!

Emergency Procedures @ IAT



(lock door, pull shades down, silence, phones off, hide point furthest from window and door)


(lock door, pull shades down, silence, phones off, hide point furthest from window and door)

OFF-SITE EVACUATION (Line students up, take go bag hung by door, walk to cafeteria, sit on squad lines. Take attendance. Show green/red card. Wait to be crossed to gym, wait in gym to be bused to Bellevue). For Bellevue, procedure is same, except students walked across street to gym of adjacent school.


(Lock door and resume activities. No students allowed in hallways.)

Fire Drill

(Line students up, take go bag hung by door, walk students to parking lot, take attendance. Show green/red card).

** Go Bag Contents** Your class roster, aerial shots of fire drill slide, aerial shot of off-site evacuation slide, authorized student release list with guardian names and phone numbers.

** School nurse needs a GO KIT*** with portable emergency supplies.

Shout outs!

  • Shout out to our new staff:
  • Joe Bilotti - Facilities Manager - Showing us how to manage 2 facilities!
  • Angela Edmonds - ISS (Chancery) - Putting the ISS program in its place!
  • Manejay Lewis - Grade 2 teacher, jumped right in and she's grinding!
  • Our Delta T Subs! Mr. Schofield, Mr. Morris, Ms. Petty-Arthur, Mr. Waters for all of there hard work!
  • To Ms. Francis Dewitt (Grade 2 para) for a seamless transition from the cafeteria!

Each week, we want to recognize and shout out our school staff for the small things that make our days and weeks a little easier. Whenever you see something good happening or just want to encourage a colleague, send an email to lmeyers@sabis.net with the subject line as "shoutout" then explain why in the email. We will do our best to post them as we receive them or at least on a weekly basis through the IAT Tiger Times!


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