Mathews Monday Memo

For the week of Nov. 16-20

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MATHEWS GIVES BACK...Canned Food Drive!

What better time then this time of Thanksgiving for our students learn/practice the gift of giving! It is indeed better to give then to receive.


Pleae encourage our students to bring canned food donations this week. Our Goal? 1200 cans! And what do the students 'win' when we reach that goal?


The intrinsic JOY of knowing you have made a difference in the lives of others.

This week:

Monday, 11/16:

Progress Reports: Gr. 3, 4, and 5


Tuesday, 11/17:

AMC 8 Testing

8:00-9:00: Fall Picture RETAKES


Wednesday, 11/18:

Principals Meeting

Gr 5: Camp

Gr 3: Fieldtrip/Heritage Farmstead

3:00 PLC Meetings


Thursday, 11/19:

Gr 5: Camp

Gr 1: Pioneer Day


Friday, 11/20:

Gr 5: Camp

Winter Warm-Up Wednesdays!

Enjoy Warm-Up Wednesdays during the month of December.

When We Return...

The week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 4:

M-F, 11/30-12/4

MAP Math Window Opens Gr. 1-5


Wednesday, 12/2

Team Leader Meeting at 3:00


Thursday, 12/3

CMIT meetings


Friday, 12/4

National Cookie Day!

(Be sure to come by the lounge on Friday!)

Check this out...Twitter, Parachutes and GAMES to play!

Twitter for Beginners...Helpful YouTube class on using Twitter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBDYYGER5iM


During this time of Thanksgiving take a moment to remember who packs your parachute? http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/11757


This first starts with a brief video (It is not an hour...she says that because it is an intro to the Hour of Code when the students would be trying the 'game'. After a brief explanation, you can then play the game...So this is how games are made!!!!

https://studio.code.org/hoc/1



Enjoy this game while watching football and eating leftover turkey!

From the "Hour of Code". It starts out easy with clear and easy to follow instructions, but then watch out! Let the challenge begin!

http://lightbot.com/hoc2014.html