The Weekly Rocket

Week of March 17 - 21, 2014

This Weeks Updates


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Announcements/Reminders:

  • In an effort to continue MOSL there will be ongoing learning walks through out the week focusing on Domain 2a, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d. If you have any questions or concerns regarding instructional support please speak with an Instructional Coach or Administrator
  • Parent Learning surveys that were not filled during Parent Teacher conferences will be filled during the week. Ms. Diaz is calling parents by grade so that they can come and fill out the surveys. Surveys are an important part of the School Progress Report
  • STUDIO in a School Residency will begin this week with our 1st, 2nd , and 3rd grade classes (see scheduled classes below). This art residency will substitute a “science” time for the week, please continue 3 days of Writing and 1 day of science. Reading Workshop, Skills, and Math periods stay the same on the day of your residency.
  • Test Readiness Grades 3-5 in ELA: Monday- Wednesday: 3 & 4th Grade Period 2, 5th Grade w/ Ms. Parry ** Please make sure to review the material at the end of the lesson for clarifications and quick assessment**
  • Test Readiness in Math Grades 3-5: 3rd Grade Monday-Wednesday Period 3/ 4th Grade Tuesday – Thursday Period 4 / 5th Grade Monday-Wednesday Period 7 ** Please make sure to review the material at the end of the lesson for clarifications and quick assessment**
  • Test Readiness in Writing Grades 3-5: Thursday & Friday Push-In
  • 3/21 Bulletin Boards Due
  • 3/21 Student Learning Binders are due. They will be reviewed by an administrator. Please make sure they are updated.
  • 3/22 K-2 Saturday Enrichment Program starts. Please encourage K-2 students to sign up, we have 30 seats available. Applications will be available in the main office.
  • Grades 3-5 English Language Arts Benchmark Assessment Tuesday 3/25 and Wednesday 3/26


Monday 3/17

  • Happy St. Patrick's Day
  • Instructional Planning: 4th Grade Topic: NY State ELA Teachers Manual
    **NOTE 1st Grade will not have instructional planning today. 4th grade teachers follow your Instructional planning enrichment schedule**
  • Making Books Sing- 1st Grade (Follow last weeks schedule)
  • Achievement Coaches (Mr. Mathew, Ms. Lizette, Mr. Yarde) meeting with Administrators and Ms. Jones @ 10:00 a.m. in Room 202


Tuesday 3/18

  • Instructional Planning: 2nd Grade Topic: Guided Reading
  • Ms. Najera @ Advance Danielson Framework P.D. all day
  • Grade Leaders Meeting @ 2:30 in room 202
  • STUDIO in a School Residency: First Grade Artist- Margaret

Per. 2 9:00-9:50 Class 319
Per. 3 9:50-10:40 Class 305
Per. 5 11:35-12:25 Class 309
Per.6 12:30-1:20 Class 311


Wednesday 3/19

  • Instructional Planning: 3rd Grade Topic: Math NYS Test Teachers Manual Overview
  • Linda Velie, Literacy First is in the building. Schedule TBD.
  • GoMath Training out of the building: Ms. Shei, Ms. Hernandez, Ms. Evans
  • Network PD: Ms. Jones, Ms. Mercado, Ms. Otto
  • STUDIO in a School Residency: 2nd Grade Artist- Tim

Period 1 9:00-9:50 Class 327
Period 2 9:50-10:40 Class 323
Period 3 10:40-11:30 Class 328
Period 4 12:30-1:20 Class 415

  • Making Books Sing Anti-bullying Workshop--- Please meet in the 4th Floor Science Lab

Period 2 8:50-9:50 Class 409 & 411

Period 3 9:50-10:40 Class 401C & 401E

Period 4 10:40-11:30 Class 427

Period 5 11:35-12:15 Class 402 & 405


Thursday 3/20

  • Instructional Planning: 4th Grade Topic: Math NYS Test Teachers Manual Overview
  • Linda Velie, Literacy First is in the building. Schedule TBD.
  • Ms. Davis at A.P. Network Meeting all day
  • Writing Test Readiness: Regular Schedule
  • STUDIO in a School Residency: 3rd Grade Artist - Jamie

Period 1 9:00-9:50 Class 427
Period 2 9:50-10:40 Class 428
Period 4 10:40-11:30 Class 402

Period 5 11:35-12:30 Class 423


Friday 3/21

  • Instructional Planning: 5th Grade Topic: Math NYS Test Teachers Manual Overview
  • Making Books Sing: Kindergarten (Follow last weeks Schedule)
  • Writing Test Readiness: Regular Schedule
  • Ms. Najera at A.P. Network Meeting all day
  • Bulletin Boards Due
  • Student Learning Binders are due
  • 5th Grade Town Hall Meeting @ 8:00- 8:30 a.m. in the Auditorium. 5th Grade teachers please meet your classes in the Auditorium.

Upcoming Events:

  • 3/19 GoMath Training
  • 3/19 & 3/20 Linda @ P.S. 107x (Schedule TBD)
  • 3/21 Bulletin Boards Due
  • 3/21 Student Learning Binders due
  • 3/22 K-2 Saturday Enrichment
  • 3/25 & 3/26 Grades 3-5 English Language Arts Benchmark Tests

Go R.O.C.K.E.T.S!