The Voice

Jenkins Elementary

Let's FALL into Fall wear JEANS ALL WEEK!

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Celebration week of 1st quarter of school complete!

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Jenkins Elementary Teachers who are shining BRIGHT!

Mrs. Weese-being there for colleagues and leadership when needed the most.

Mrs. Langley- Professionalism and commitment to excellence in all that you do.

Mrs. Wilcox-all about the kids; best practices, good connections with parents.

Mrs. Thomas- excellent role model for teachers, great communicator;

Mrs. Bell-pure ownership, commitment to win and get to the finish line.

Ms. Taylor-wonderful reading lesson with students, very engaging, doing a great job nurturing our special friends.

Mrs. Ashbridge-great job with classroom management and knowing your kids and their needs.

Mrs. Abraham-super work with sharing "nuggets" of wisdom and modeling what it takes to be a good teacher.

Ms. Norman & Ms.Siegel-paired symmetry at its best. Great co-teaching partnership.

Ms. Neighbors-excellent job conferring with students during writing instruction. Great connections with students. Excellent questioning techniques.

Ms. Smith-Classic, rigorous, focused, engaging and productive teaching and learning daily. Well done!

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Its GCPS Teacher Evaluation Time!

Announcement Alert.....First and Second Brief Evaluations will be completed on all staff during the month of October.


Questions?? Feel free to connect with your AP or Dr. Smith.

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October Testing Schedule

October 3, 2016-K, 1st, 2nd- Jenkins Math Benchmarks-paper & pencil

October 3, 2016-3rd, 4th & 5th DDA ELA-Online

October 4, 2016-3rd, 4th & 5th-DDA Math-Online

October 5, 2016-DDA Science 3rd, 4th & 5th Online

October 6, 2016-DDA Social Studies-3rd, 4th, & 5th Online

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October 10th Teacher Planning Day Schedule

8:00 a.m. -8:30

Leadership Meeting-Location: Cafeteria


8:30 a.m. -9:00

Faculty Meeting-Location:Cafeteria


9:00 - 10 a.m.

Grade Level Remediation Planning-Grade Chair Leaders Classroom


10:00 a.m. -Noon

Instructional Coaching Cycle Contacts-TBD


1:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

1. Grade Level Instructional Planning


2. Data chats will be conducted with individual teachers during this time regarding

classroom level of performance.


3. Special Areas & Special Ed. Teams will receive further

information regarding next steps and specific School-wide data

relating to their content.

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WOW Day Schedule Calendar Updates

WOW Days.......Working on the Work


*a.m. hours for WOW are: 9-11:30 a.m.

*p.m. hours for WOW are: 12:30-3:00 p.m.


Wednesday- October 12th- Kndg.WOW a.m. & 1st WOW p.m.


Thursday-October 13th- 2nd WOW a.m. & 3rd WOW p.m.


Friday- October 14th-4th WOW a.m. & 5th WOW p.m.


Lunch, Recess, & Specials Schedule for WOW Days

October 12th

Kndg. Lunch.-11:30-Noon.; Recess-12:00 - 12:20 p.m.

1st Lunch-11:22-11:52 a.m.; Recess-11:00 - 11:20 a.m.

2nd Lunch-10:50 a.m.-11:20 a.m.; Recess-11:25-11:45 a.m.

3rd Lunch-Noon-12:30; Recess-12:35 -12:55 p.m.

4th Lunch-12:25 - 12:55; Recess- 1:00-1:20 p.m.

5th Lunch-1:00 -1:30 p.m. Recess-1:35-1:55 p.m.


October 13th

Kndg. Lunch-10:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.; Recess 10:55 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

1st Lunch-Noon-12:30; Recess-11:35-11:55 a.m.

2nd Lunch-10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Recess-10:25-10:45 a.m.

3rd Lunch-11:25-11:55 a.m.; Recess-11:05 - 11:20 a.m.

4th Lunch-12:25 - 12:55; Recess-1:00-1:30 p.m.

5th Lunch-1:00 -1:30 p.m.; Recess-1:30 - 2:00 p.m.


October 14th

Kndg. Lunch-10:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.; Recess 10:55-11:15 a.m.

1st Lunch-12:25p.m. - 12:55 p.m.; Recess 1:00 - 1:20 p.m.

2nd Lunch-10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.; Recess 11:25 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

3rd Lunch-1:00 -1:30 p.m.; Recess 12:35-12:55 p.m.

4th Lunch- Noon-12:30; Recess 11:35-11:55 a.m.

5th Lunch- 11:25-11:55 a.m.; Recess 11:00-11:20 a.m.


Specials Rotations for Oct 12th-14th will be Music, Math,Grade Level Academic Skills Class(Location will be in the Career Center), Science, Technology 1(Black Lab) and Technology 2(Yellow Lab), Art. Note: The Technology classes will replace P.E. Specials


Oct. 12th *There will not be any Specials for Kndg. & 1st graders on this day.

Oct. 13th *There will not be any Specials for 2nd & 3rd graders on this day.

Oct. 14th *There will not be any Specials for 4th & 5th graders on this day.



Specials Rotations for Oct 12th will be Music, Math,Grade Level Academic Skills Class(Location will be in the Career Center), Science, Technology 1(Black Lab) and Technology 2(Yellow Lab), Art. Note: The Technology classes will replace P.E. Specials.

*There will not be any Specials for 2nd & 3rd grades on this day.

*4th Grade will also have Media Center (Literacy Lessons) on this day. This class will replace Guidance for today.


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.-3rd Grade

9:50-10:35 a.m.-4th Grade

12:45-1:00 p.m. - 2nd grade

2:05- 2:55 p.m. - 5th grade


Specials Rotations for Oct 13th will be Music, Math,Grade Level Academic Skills Class(Location will be in the Career Center), Science, Technology 1(Black Lab) and Technology 2(Yellow Lab), Art. Note: The Technology classes will replace P.E. Specials.

*There will not be any Specials for 2nd & 3rd grades on this day.

*4th Grade will also have Media Center (Literacy Lessons) on this day. This class will replace Guidance for today.


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.-Kndg.

9:50-10:35 a.m.-4th Grade

12:45-1:30 p.m. - 1st grade

2:05- 2:55 p.m. - 5th grade



Specials Rotations for Oct 14th will be Music, Math,Grade Level Academic Skills Class(Location will be in the Career Center), Science, Technology 1(Black Lab) and Technology 2(Yellow Lab), Art. Note: The Technology classes will replace P.E. Specials.

*There will not be any Specials for 4th & 5th grades on this day.


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.-Kndg

9:50-10:35 a.m.-1st grade

12:45-1:30 p.m. - 2nd grade

2:05- 2:55 p.m. - 3rd grade

Moving on....

Effective October 7, 2016, Mrs. Rigdon has decided to resign from her career in teaching and will be pursuing other aspirations in the field of technology. Enjoy!


Mrs. Trudel is also preparing to transition to a new role as an Office Clerk soon at the GCPS GIVE Center during this month. Good luck!


Due to medical reasons, Mrs. Headen needed to resign. Please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

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Rising to the top!!

Join me as we welcome Mrs. Romero onto the JES Leadership Team. Mrs. Romero has graciously stepped up to the plate to share her gifts and talents as the leader of 2nd grade. Mrs. Romero comes as a warm, friendly, enthusiastic, caring and reflective team leader. She is committed to her students, parents,TEAM JENKINS and excellence. We are delighted to have you join the team. Let's enjoy the journey and prepare to celebrate good times.

Kudos to the 2nd Grade Team.....

A huge acknowledgement and kudos to the 2nd Grade Team for demonstrating true "BLACK KNIGHT" spirit and working together to ensure that 2nd grade thrives positively as a unit as we prepare to welcome our new teacher to 2nd grade soon. YOU ROCK!!
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October 13, 2016

Jenkins is ready to SHINE!!

Kindergarten-China 1st-Brazil 2nd-India 3rd-Greece 4th-England 5th-Europe

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Mrs. Alford and her Technology Wiz Kids represent the Promise of Gwinnett.

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October

Ann-Marie Serafin 10/13

Cameron Pew 10/13

Mallory Weese 10/14

Rachel Day 10/16

Joielle Parker 10/17

Becca Trollinger 10/23

Amber George 10/27

Tiana Thomas 10/28

Julisa Weigel 10/30