Tomahawk Essentials

May 2, 2016

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!!!

Get the 411...Information at a Glance

Week at a Glimpse

Monday: Fruit Day (PTO)

9:30-10:30 Calendar Meeting @ FT (Christy out of the Building)

1:00-2:15 5th Grade to FT

Tuesday: Cup Cake Day(PTO)

9:00-11:30 Elementary Principal Meeting (Christy out of the building)

10:50-11:30 Lunch on Me- 2 Guys and a Grill will be in the North Parking Lot

12:00-1:130 PDS Principal Meeting (Christy out of the building)

Wednesday: Chips & Dip Day(PTO)

9:45-11:15 Administrative Staff Meeting (Christy out of the building)

4:00-5:00 Staff Meeting

Thursday: Chocolate Day (PTO)

SIT Day -Grade Level IDM meetings

8:00-8:30 Kindergarten IDM

9:00-12:00 Cougar Palooza @ IT

9:30-10:00 4th Grade IDM

10:30-11:00 3rd Grade IDM

11:40-12:10 5th Grade IDM

12:10-1:10 SPED PLC

1:15-1:45 2nd Grade IDM

1:45-2:15 IRT Data Walks

2:20-2:50 1st Grade IDM

Friday: Lunch on the PTO

Christy out of the building

Elementary Portfolios

Attached are the 15-16 elementary portfolio requirements. Please make arrangements to complete this documentation per the instructions.


First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Upcoming May Calendar of Events

  • May 2nd – 5th grade (FT) students to FT (1pm – 2:30pm)
  • (Walking trip – Bus reserved in event of rain)
  • Talent Show Finale Tryouts (Gr 1-3) (4-6pm)
  • May 3rd – Talent Show Finale Tryouts (Gr 4& 5) (4-5:45pm)
  • May 5th – Cougar Palooza –(IT) students to ITMS (8:30-11:45am)
  • May 6th - 3rd Gr Fld Trip to Mahaffie Farmstead (9:00-2:30)
  • 4th Gr Fld Trip to Zoo ( 9:30 – 3:00)
  • Kdg Mother’s Day Program ( 2:30 – 3:15)
  • May 10th – Parent Volunteer Appreciation Dinner (6-7pm)
  • May 11th – 5th Gr to Wildwood (8:30am – 3:30pm)
  • May 11th - Class Placement Day during PLC
  • May 13th – 5th Gr Celebration Day (8:45am-3:15pm)
  • Kickball 5th VS Staff Game (12:30-2:00pm)
  • May 16th – Field Day (GL times tbd)
  • May 17th – Talent Showcase (Gr 1-3) (9-11am)
  • Talent Showcase (Gr 4-5) (1:30– 3pm)
  • May 18th – Kdg Last Day
  • Awards Assembly (9-11:15am)
  • Autograph Party (2:45- 3:30pm)
  • Clean out Desks and Lockers – send supplies home with students
  • May 19 – Last ½ Day of School Gr 1-5 Dismissal at 11:40am
  • Talent Show Finale (9-11:30am)
  • May 20th- Teacher Check Out Day

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

Weekly Wonders

Monday: How do scientist know how old ancient bones are?

Tuesday: How do wasps build their nests?

Wednesday: Do April showers really bring May Flowers?

Thursday: Do people in Mexico celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Friday: Who will be in the Tomahawk talent show?

Kagan Korner

The Kagan Structure for May is Fan-N-Pick

Directions for Fan-N-Pick can be found in the link above. Please incorporate this structure in your lesson plans for May.

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.