The Blake Buzz

Week of November 17-21, 2014

Important Dates in November and December


  • SNOW DAY- Makeup day will be Thursday before Spring Break (April 2)


  • Report Cards due to Glenn/McCoy 9am
  • Faculty Meeting CANCELED- Teachers please use this time to make sure you have your STUDENT GROWTH THINK PLAN Tool completed. **Administrators and teachers are required to meet and ensure that the goal you set is rigorous and appropriate, contains an enduring skill, has a competency measure that impacts all students, and includes a proficiency measure. We will schedule your meetings during your planning over the next several days so you can be finished by the deadline next week.**
  • Fall Picture Make-up Day- Staff, please get your picture taken if you missed it last time and want to be in the yearbook.
  • PTA Skate World Party 6:30-8:30 pm


  • Vision Pre-screening- Mrs. Banta will coordinate this


  • Pay Day
  • Thanksgiving Luncheon with Parents- See schedule on red paper
  • Christmas Tree-Trimming Party- Volunteers are needed to help put up and decorate our tree in the cafeteria, beginning at 4 p.m. Snacks and drinks provided by Mrs. Glenn and Mr. McCoy.

26-28 Thanksgiving Break



  • STAFF SNACK WEEK - Teams will be bringing snacks on different days this week so that there is something yummy in the lounge each day. Schedule TBA.


  • Hearing and Vision Screening
  • Faculty Meeting 4-5 pm


  • Pay Day


  • PTA Breakfast with Santa (Saturday). The PTA Board is seeking 10-12 volunteers to help with making crafts, serving food, and distributing books to kids. Please let Mrs. Briggs know if you can come. Free Krispy Kremes and Chick Fil A breakfast sandwiches for volunteers.


  • Holiday Shop for students to buy gifts for families


  • White Elephant Christmas Party in Library 4pm


  • Staff Christmas Luncheon provided by PTA


  • Holiday Sing-Along in cafeteria/gym 2:30-3:30
  • Grading Period Ends
  • Pay Day