Staff Weekly

Published: April 28th

Scavenger Hunt Extended

The scavenger hunt is extended through Friday.

Color Run Tuesday?

Your guess is as good as mine. Looks like rain. We'll make a final decision on Monday.

Free Friday

I'm going to do a new signup with indoor stations only for kids so we can get this sucker done!! Stay tuned.
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Reporting EOC Data

The purpose of the EOC exams is measure our level of mastery instruction this year. Will it be a little sketchy? Uh...yeah. But it's data that we're going to use to improve.


Any child who has a 0, 0.5, 1, or 1.5--look at the EOC to determine if you can move them up a mastery level. DO NOT USE THE DATA TO MOVE KIDS DOWN. Up only.

Ice Cream Truck Returns May 8th

  • The Ice Cream truck will be back on MAY 8th (the day before testing) with a Chill Out During Testing treat.

FACULTY CIRCLES

This week is 15 minutes: Ask your last-minute questions about testing, end of the year stuff, etc. It's an info session to get everyone on the same page. We will meet in the front lobby at 3:45.

FOCUS MEETINGS IN MAY

Core Meetings 2:45-3:45

  • May 7th: Social Studies: Read pp. 163-200
  • May 8th: Science: Read pp. 201-238
  • May 9th: Math: Read pp. 239-274
  • May 14th: ELA, Sped, and UA: Read pp. 115-162


From these meetings, we will begin developing our Ballyshannon Instruction Handbook.

Testing Schedule

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May 9, 10, 13, 14

6th GRADE

  • May 13: May rotate (quietly) to periods 2 and 4 during the testing period--may not enter testing area
  • May 14: May rotate (quietly) to periods 1 and 3 during the testing period--may not enter testing area

7th GRADE

  • May 14: What would you all like to do during this morning session when you don't test?

THIS WEEK AT BALLY FOR STAFF

James and I are trying to be in the cafe every day during 5th.

If you need us during that time, that's where you'll find us.


MONDAY


  • 6th grade 4H
  • Bus Evacs
  • Staffing for Roman at 8
  • Office Staff meeting at 9
  • Admin meeting at 9:15
  • 8th promo team at 12:45
  • Neace meeting at 1:15
  • Circle in lobby after school
  • Yearbook Club


TUESDAY


  • Biometric Screenings
  • 6th grade 4H
  • Anderson meeting at 9
  • 7th ELA Mastery Standards Work
  • Bowles eval with Detwiler at 10
  • Writing Club after school
  • SLCs--all teachers expected to be in attendance. Clock in and out. You waived for this time.


WEDNESDAY


  • Faculty Mindfulness in the AM
  • Superintendent's Advisory Council
  • Dahlenburg Summative
  • Kuhse Summative
  • Yearbook Club
  • Team Leader--going to delay a week. We have interviews
  • Evening With the Stars
  • Cheer Stunt Clinic


THURSDAY


  • Erika Sick Day
  • Choir Concert in evening
  • Dancy Tryouts
  • PBIS--we'll meet later in the month.
  • Laughing Club after school


FRIDAY

  • Erika out most of the day. Booo. Quarterly Suspension Task Force and MS Level Meeting
  • Gross Motor Development Track and Field (Paige's Crew)
  • Dance Tryouts after school
  • 7pm-9pm: Boone County Middle School Special Needs Formal