CNP News

Week of September 3rd-6th, 2019

Background Knowledge

We all know that unless students have some background knowledge on a subject they will struggle to understand it. The Dekko grant that was written for you to explore your passions to share with students was written to help bridge the experience gap with our students. Please take the time to think about what certification, class, or experience you would like to pursue and then fill out this form https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OA5OQn33Gg2rk5PMHzcHVxy1KdhmHwzsuadQQ34cn-g/edit?usp=sharing make a copy fill it out and then submit it to me so we can set up a next steps meeting. If you have questions let me know.
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Empathy

We have NO idea what our students go through when they leave our building. We have little insight to their backgrounds or how they have been raised. WE have to stop assuming that our students are raised how we were, or how we raise our own children. When a student is having a bad day or bad time sometimes the best thing we can do is sit and talk with them.

Parent Contacts

Please make sure you are contacting each students parents with something they are doing well in class. It's easier to have tough conversations if we have invested the time to make positive connections ahead of time.

Jeans Day Fund

It's that time of the year where we ask that you donate money to our jeans fund. By doing so you help out with things like flowers for funerals, cards for sick staff members.....etc. Please give any donations to Mandy!

Referral Slips

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1OXZ0nmRLvN5IgK5xev-Q04VluWw97npZ8Rob1xZ6MKs/edit?usp=sharing


The link above is a prototype referral slip that I'd like to start using for students who need to be sent to the office. It's in a development stage right now. Please look it over and see if there are any adjustments to be made or areas to be added. Eventually I'd like to be able to use these for any student sent to the office as a way to track behaviors but also to communicate with parents.

Upcoming Morning Meeting

Tuesday September 2nd @ 7:50 in my office

Important Dates

9/11: Grandparents Day

10/21-10/25: Fall Break

6/5: Graduation (It's what we all work for)


*Please send me any dates that need to be added here!