SOLANA HIGHLANDS FRIDAY FOCUS

March 1, 2013 (Vol. 9)

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

You can watch the whole amazing "Gotta Keep Reading" video by going to the SH Group Folder/user share/"img_2610.mov"

Awesome!

Announcements/Reminders

  • Happy Birthday to: Heidi Peace- 2/26, Amir Ghalebi- 2-28, and Holly Barnes - 3/2
  • Cabinet Meeting Canceled on Wednesday morning.
  • Kindergarten Teachers to visit SV and CC on Wednesday.
  • Dr. McNamara - "Changes in the Classroom" presentation for parents 3-7-13 @ 5:30

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

HIGH TIDES

  • Quote of the Week: "I like this school very much, it's a nice school." Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
  • Staff Meeting: Angie, Kirsten, Ellen, Jessica, Kimberly, Tarri, and Debra for your leadership at our staff meeting teaching Edmodo and iMovie! These are the high-level transformative ways we are looking to use our iPads.
  • The Great Walking Challenge: Sherry Doolittle and Janelle Guy for being the winners of the Walking Challenge!
  • Susanna Romero-Reiss for your great lessons in classrooms that focus on good character!
  • Debbie Barba and Kirsten Oliver for the great Friday Assembly song, "Gotta Keep Reading!" That was a powerful and inspiring performance! Thank you Ellen for the great idea.
  • Cure Finders - Solana Highlands raised $2,253 for Cystric Fibrosis. Way to show our caring!
  • Lindsay Scacco for starting a "Movement Recess Club" for 3rd-4th graders who may need alternative recess options: dance, tai-chi, stretching, etc.
  • Thanks to all of our staff for creating such a positive school with such great energy and school spirit!!!

EDUCATION CORNER

"Education Is Not the Filling of a Pail, But the Lighting of a Fire." William Yeats