OTE Star Staff News

May 20- May 31

Our Next Week...

Monday, Mary 20

Mya’s Coaching Day

Universal Screening

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Verify Gradebooks 3rd – 5th

Spirit Night at Dell Diamond 7:00pm

Tuesday, May 21

Minor’s Coaching Day

Universal Screening

4th grade field trip to The Long Center 10:00-1:30

Wednesday, May 22

Mya's Coaching Day

Character Award Certificates Due to Angela!

Universal Screening

Verify Gradebooks Kg-2nd

2nd grade Market Day!

Faculty Mtg 3:10pm

Plantation HOA Mtg 6:30-8:30pm

Thursday, May 23

Semester Award Certificates due to Office!

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Universal Screening

PIE Recognition Breakfast 7:30am

Safety Patrol Party 11:30-2:15pm

3rd grade Living Museum 6:20pm

Friday, May 24

CAT Mtg 8:50am

PreK – Splash day 9:00am & 1:15pm

DRA testing ends 3rd – 5th

Class Placement with SLT Members (see separate schedule)


The First Taste: Saatchi & Saatchi at TEDxSydney

Out & About...

"No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship"-James Comer

Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Barbara Starnes, star third grade teacher...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Barbara!


GINORMOUS APPRECIATIONS to each of you who came out to support students participating in Old Town's first Talent Show! Students being brave enough to take the spotlight really shined brightly that evening!


Welcome Baby Gavin Chadney!!! 6lbs 13 oz...Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Amanda and family on their precious addition!


Thank each of you so much for your dedication, service and commitment to helping each of our students achieve academic success! You truly embody the district's motto of "Every student will learn...whatever it takes!" You are amazing!!!


Remember to appreciate a colleague today!


Hope you take time to do something for you this weekend! We're almost there! Have a Happy Mother's Day! See you Monday!

"The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." -- Maria Montessori

Enrichment Tips of the Week...

A great article for ideas to add some spark to the end of year

http://gwynridenhour.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/the-search-for-end-of-semester-motivation/


A great enrichment project by Ian Byrd to do with kids who love the movies. It has different ideas for students at different level.

http://www.byrdseed.com/math-project-box-office-totals/

Tech Tools...

Check Out...


If any of you belong to ATPE, hopefully you've already ready this - really good information to read related to social media. We have so many more obstacles as teachers and as our students progress through school regarding this topic!


http://www.atpe.org/Protection/YourDistrictAndYou/hightech.asp

Professional Library: Resource of the Week! Check your copy out today!

The Week After...

Monday, Mary 27

Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday, May 28

Minor’s Coaching Day

Semester Awards:

  • 1st grade 8-8:45am
  • 2nd grade 9-9:45am

Wednesday, May 29

Mya's Coaching Day

Semester Awards:

  • 3rd grade 8-8:45am
  • 4th grade 9-9:45am

Happy Birthday Claire Green

Happy Birthday Linnea Vargas

Thursday, May 30

5th Gr. Semester Awards and Graduation 8-9:30am

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Kg Splash Day 11:15-2:00

Friday, May 31

CAT Mtg 8:50am

Last day of school

Kg Semester Awards 8-9:30am

Year end classroom parties

Report cards go home today!


Our Virtual Suggestion Box Has Arrived! Please share your thoughts by clicking the google doc link below!

Old Town Elementary Vision...

Old Town will be a positive place that challenges all students to achieve success through learning opportunities that promote critical, creative, and global thinking within a climate of mutual respect and high expectations.