May 2 - 6, 2016
Dates to Remember
May 2 Report Card Dommittee at 3:30 - 4:30 PM, DO
May 4 Spirit Day
May 4 PreK Meeting at 1:30 PM
May 5 Visit SEAL Model (All Day)
May 6 Retention Follow-Ups
May 6 End of SBAC Testing
May 9 Transition Meetings for Students with IEP (Special Ed. Team)
May 9 Staff Meeting at 3:00 PM, Library
May 10 PLC
May 10 Board Meeting at 6:30 PM
May 11 Wear Your Team Gear
May 11 Meet with Rotary at 1:45 PM
May 11 GLPP Monthly Meeting at 2:00 PM (1st - 3rd Grade)
May 12 Elementary Principal Meeting, All Day (Jacqui)
May 13 4th Grade Robot Making Workshop
May 13 Kite Day 11:15 AM
Lori thanks for joining the staff meeting, and for sharing all of the amazing projects taking place in the Mentor Center. Our partnership will definitely strengthen our students' success. We are grateful to have you at our school site.
Maria, Ceci, Mary Ann, Kim, Rose, Maria R., Tony, Ciara, Leonela, Penny, Kendra, Erika, and Rose we appreciate your dedication and hard work.
Amazing Things Taking Place on Campus
- Complete cums (Please do not remove from the main office)
- Complete blue and pink cards
- Textbooks should go back to the bookroom if you are not going to be utilizing upcoming school year (Please check-in with Laura before dropping off any books)
- Store and remove any personal belongings before summer school begins
Proctors please actively monitor during testing sessions.
The computer lab and library will be closed during the SBAC testing window.
A Message from Ms. Monterosso, Academic Coordinator
I wanted to bring you up to speed on the next 2 weeks during SBAC testing and support from your resource team.
Ms. Vance and Ms. Estment will be supporting our 3-5th graders during testing, but Ms. Beck will be here working with our K-2nd graders.
She will only see your RSP kids on Monday,Tuesday and Thursdays at your regular times. There will not be any resource classes on Fridays during testing.
A Message from Ms. Dagner, Intervention Teacher
A Message from Curriculum and Instruction Department
Summer CCSS PD Opportunity June 6-7, 2016
Objective: To provide SVUSD educators collaboration time to focus on Assessment and Performance Tasks (PT)
Who: SVUSD Educators
What: Summer 2 Day Voluntary Professional Development (12 hours paid hourly at the certificated hourly rate)
Secondary Mathematics Focus - Assessment focus where teachers would work on Performance Tasks, incorporating literacy strategies, balancing chapter/unit tests with understandings, knowledge and skills, shared assessments by grade level, on-going formative assessments used in classrooms
Elementary Mathematics Focus - Identifying Performance Tasks for the 2016-17 school year and planning for classroom use of them
Secondary Literacy Focus - Aligning existing PT’s or writing new PT’s to include the SBA Performance Tasks demands and ELD standards.Using hyper-doc to integrate PT’s online for students.
Elementary Literacy Focus - Identifying and Creating Performance Tasks in Science and Social Studies for the 2016-17 school year for use in your classroom. In addition, Google, hyper doc and online support for PT’s.
When: June 6-7, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Lunch on your own. (If teachers have a conflict with June 6th and 7th, alternative days can be worked. The goal is that teachers are choosing and/or developing Performance Tasks or CC Units with grade-alike or content-alike colleagues)
PLC Goals, April 4th - May 6
RF.K.2.A Recognize and reproduce rhyming words.
RF.1.3.G Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.2.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words both in isolation and in text.
W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
May 4th Sassarini Spirit Day Wear our school colors
May 11th Favorite Sports Team Wear your team gear
May 18th Disco Day
Please encourage your students to participate.
Thanks, Ms. Heffernan for organizing!