Tomahawk Essentials

April 11, 2016

Get the 411...Information at a Glance

Week at a Glimpse


10:30 Third Grade Literacy PLC

12:00-1:00 FT Feeder School Meeting @ TH (Christy Unavailable)


8:30 Specials PLC

9:30 4th Grade Literacy PLC

11:40 5th Grade Literacy PLC

12:45 2nd Grade Literacy PLC

2:15 1st Grade Technology PLC



8:30-9:30 New Prinicipal Meeting (Christy out of the office)

9:45-11:30 Admin Staff Meeting (Christy out of the building)

4:00 BLT Meeting


8:00-9:00 ELL Principal's Meeting (Christy out of the building)

9:00-12:00 Elementary Principal's Meeting (Christy out of the building)


Schedule Attached

April 15 Professional Development Day

Please see the attached schedule for detailed information concerning the April 15 District Professional Development Day. For those staff members who are grading the MDPT please plan on returning to Tomahawk at 10:30 to complete the online training for scoring the MDPT. This training should take less than an hour. The district will be sending information about training prior to Friday. After the training is complete you may go to lunch. Lunch is scheduled for 90 minutes. Once you have finished grading you will be finished for the day.

MAP Schedule

I will be sending the Spring MAP schedule later this week.

Olathe Summer Conference

Save the Date for Olathe Summer Conference - May 25-27, ONW

The sign up is on the whiteboard in the office hallway for interested staff to register. College Credit is available.

Olathe District Science Night 2016

Where: Santa Fe Trail Middle School

1100 N. Ridgeview Rd Olathe, KS 66061 (913)780-7290

When: April 20th, 2016 from 6-8 p.m.

Theme: Celebrating…S.T.E.A.M.

More Information

Master of Science in School Leadership

Baker University continues its partnership with the district in offering the on-site opportunity to pursue the MSSL. General information is attached as well as a schedule of informational meetings this spring.

April Safety Snippet

Let it G.L.O.W. ~ Generate Loads of Wonder

Weekly Wonders

Monday: What is a Sun Dog?

Tuesday: Why can’t you drive as fast as you want?

Wednesday: How sweet is a honeysuckle?

Thursday: I wonder who’s class will when the Color Walk Challenge?

Kagan Korner

The Kagan Structure for March is Team Stand and Share

Directions for Team Stand and Share can be found in the link above. Please incorporate this structure in your lesson plans for April.

The GLOW Report

Please complete this form to recognize a staff member(s) at Tomahawk that has gone above and beyond to help you, a staff member, or TH family out this week.

Social Committee~ The Mexican Fiesta was super, all the goodies were so tasty and looked so festive with the pretty green tablecloths. Thank you so much for making the atmosphere so welcoming and fun!!

Chenn~ Thanks for hanging our with me while we waited for a student to be picked up this week!! I know it made for a late night. ~Christy

Wendy~ Thanks for all you do to help our families. This week alone you collected money for a family in need and also kept siblings after school, so a mom could stay with dad at the hospital and could get things in order. You are Amazing!! ~ Christy