West Elementary School
Friday, October 9th
Friday, October 16th- Tornado Drill.
Monday, October 19th- End of First Quarter.
Monday, October 20th - Friday, October 24th- Character Counts Week.
Wednesday, October 21st- 2 hour early release for students.
Thursday, October 22nd- Parent Teacher Conferences. Grade Cards go home.
Friday, October 23rd- Safety Kids Assembly, 9:00-9:30 a.m. Grades K-5.
Monday, October 26th- Parent Teacher Conferences. Grade Cards go home.
Monday, October 26th- Friday, October 30th - Red Ribbon Week.
Wednesday, October 28th- West Staff Meeting, 3:50 p.m.
Thursday, October 29th - Fall Parties, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
Friday, October 30th - No School- Staff Compensation day.
10/13-AL TST meeting- 9:30 a.m.-Brooks, Fatherley, Chamberlain, Atkinson
10/13-HD TST meeting- 10:15 a.m..-Karr, Frank, Duncan, Fatherley, Chamberlain
10/13- EG Team meeting- 1:00 p.m.- Horn, Bexten, Fatherley, Frank
10/13- AR TST meeting- 3:45 p.m.- Madondo, Fatherley, Chamberlain, Atkinson
10/14- IF TST meeting- 3:45 p.m.- Brooks, Fatherley, Chamberlain, Atkinson
Ashton has set up a Learn 360 account for the Auto B Good and other character clips that we can show briefly in the morning from 8:00-8:15. The username is: westwildcats password is: westisbest.
There should be an iPad in the gym that you will just need to mirror onto the screen. Robin will know how to get to everything else. Thanks Ashton! Another great way we can get our students some additional character ed opportunities.
A Pat on the Back For You! -From a loving colleague
- A huge THANK YOU to the 4th Grade Team for helping us with the bus students, even when it wasn't their week to be on duty! We really appreciate them and their willingness to help out! Sharla, Meghan, and Elizabeth
- A big shout out to Susan for the wonderful gift for Rod!
- A big shout out to Tessa, Jennifer, Lisa, Sharla, and Melissa for offering to present at our upcoming early release day. We will do 20 minute rotations so you can have a chance to see all the great things they are planning to present! Thanks for stepping up and out of your box!
Out of the Building!
Fatima will be helping in the office on Thursday as she works on her internship, but all non-emergency situations will need to be handled by you supporting each other through buddy rooms, etc. Tonya will plan on calling you during your plan times to help assist each other on Friday since no one will be available in the office to assist. Please let me know if you have any questions.
October 9th- Professional Development Day Follow-Up
Please look over the West Elementary Essentials and make notes for updates, additions, deletions that we need to consider.
Additional Data will be in your box soon.
Thanks for all of your hard work! FOCUS- the name of the game!
Literacy Units of Study Presentations
You are invited!
Grades K-1, Thursday, October 15
Grades 2-3, Monday, October 19
Grades 4-5, Monday, November 2
Location: Dix Education Center, 4:15-5:15
The purpose of this session is to look at the revision work completed over the summer to enhance the reading and writing Units of Study. We will highlight the revisions that were made for each grade level and showcase the available resources for Unit 1. We will also walk you through the digital organization of the documents on Google Drive and explain the plans for posting the remaining Units of Study. This Drive folder is a place to collaborate with your grade level team across the district by providing an easy way to share resources with each other for reading, writing, math, science, social studies, classroom management, and more. Time will be provided for you to talk as a grade level team about how your grade level would like to use your Drive folder for ongoing collaboration. Please join us to learn more about the collaborative grade level Drive folder and all the available resources for supporting literacy instruction in your classroom.
Dates available include:
10/12, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 10/28
All trainings will be at Dix Road from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Register on MyLearningPlan to attend.
Happy October Birthdays!
10/13- Rod Nolke
10/23- Lou Anne Cross
Four Essential Questions
What do we want Students to learn?
How will we know they have learned?
How will we respond when they don’t learn?
How will we respond when they already know?