This Week at WPE

Week of October 17, 2016

PLCs will follow the Week 2 Schedule this week.

Tuesday: K & 5
Wednesday: 1 & 2
Thursday: 3 & 4

Agenda items will include:
-Good Things
-BOY data
-Authentic WIN time
**Please come prepared with your laptops, BOY running records, spelling inventories/word work data, & other student evidence you deem important for decision-making!!!

Events & Reminders:

-Our Heartwalk fundraiser will continue all month, so keep mending those broken hearts!! And if you haven't already done so, please sign up to join our team at the Greater Lake Houston Heartwalk on Saturday, November 5th.

-GET FIT on Monday at 4:00 in the pavilion area with Loganitus training. Please turn in your $10 to Kellyn by Friday.

-Pumpkin Pals is a GO!! Turn in your forms by Oct. 7, draw a pal's name during the week of Oct. 10, and shower your pal with kindness during the week of Oct. 24.

-NEST will meet in 601 following dismissal on Monday, October 17.

-Reading Checkpoint 1 for grades 3-5 will be on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Writing Checkpoint 1 for 4th grade will be on Thursday, Oct. 20.

-Please turn in PTA dues to Flor or Celeste by October 14th.

-Chic-fil-A spirit night is on Tuesday, Oct. 25th from 5:00-8:00.

-Parent/Teacher conference days are on Oct. 26th & 27th. Students have early release on both days.

-SAVE THE DATE: The Whispering Pines Elementary 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Friday, October 28th from 5:00-7:30!!

-Curriculum CAFE will be held on Thursday, November 10th along with the Veterans Day Program and Book Fair.

Something to think about...

All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.
-Wayne Dyer

Counselor's Cabana

The Dessa : Universal Screener for Behavior

As you know, WPE have been chosen to be part of the pilot program for RTI behavior. The Dessa will help us look at every student so we can effectively approach their behavioral needs. “The Great Eight” is what our Guidance curriculum is based on and the terminology comes directly from the Dessa—Optimism, Self-Management, Relationship Skills, Goal directed behavior, Self-Awareness, Social Awareness, Personal Responsibility, and Decision Making.

The Universal Screener is completed by their teachers and here are the directions: The ONLY thing you need to do on Monday is to create your log in and password.

Here are the Directions on How to create your password and Log In: FYI: The link will expire within 24 hours from Monday 10/17 - So you MUST to complete this Task On Monday

1.On Monday morning 10/17- All teachers will receive a message in your JUNK MAIL labeled "EVO Social/Emotional." If you have not received

this email on 10/17/2016, please let me know as soon as possible. Please make sure you have signed on and enrolled as this link will expire within 24 hours.

2. On Monday: create your sign in and Password

3. You are DONE for now.. you will receive more informations later in the week.

This is new to us all, so “Together we make a Team!”