Team Game Plan

April 29th - May 3rd

At Eastridge Elementary our mission is to develop a community of lifelong learners who will positively impact society.

"Teach every child like you're their you are their last chance to succeed"

~Joe Turner

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25 instructional days to make an impact on student learning!


Staff Pledge:

"We recognize that the fundamental purpose of our school and the reason we come to work each day is to ensure all students learn at high levels. We Understand that helping all students learn requires a collective, collaborative effort rather than a series of isolated efforts. We will work in teams to inform and improve individual and collective practices and to better meet the needs of individual students through intervention and extension."


"Kids don't learn from people they think do not like them" ~ Dr. Tim Hanson

I am happy to announce that our search for a new treasurer has ended. Congratulations to Heidi Metzger! Heidi's new journey begins tomorrow. Please stop by the office to congratulate her.

Upcoming Dates...

April 29th - May 3rd - ILEARN (Reading) Schedule

April 29th - May 3rd - Warren Township Art Show (Porter Service Center 7AM-7PM)

May 1st - Collaboration in Media Center (7:30AM - 8:30AM)

May 3rd - Muffins with Mom (7:20AM - 8:20AM)

May 3rd - Progress Reports go home

May 3rd - Report Weekly Cart Damage by 6:00PM (Must be done before you leave school)

May 6th - May 10th - ILEARN 4th Grade Only (Science)


May 8th - Collaboration in Media Center ~ All Staff (7:30AM - 8:30AM)

May 8th - NURSES DAY

May 9th - Game Night ~ Bingo (6:00PM - 7:30PM)

May 6th - May 17th - NWEA (EOY)

May 13th - May 24th - NSGRA (EOY)

May 13th - May 31st - Final Evaluation Meetings Begin

May 15th - Collaboration (7:30AM - 8:30AM)

May 22nd - Collaboration Meeting (7:30AM - 8:30AM)

May 24th - Senior Breakfast in the Media Center (7:40AM )

March 27th - Memorial Day (No School)

May 28th - Field Day

May 29th - Field Day - makeup (if needed)

May 30th - IREAD Retakes

May 30th - End of the Year Cookout

May 30th - Awards Day


May 31st - Suicide Prevention Training Due (Please print certificate and place in my mailbox)

June 3rd - Team Huddle / Last Day of School / Early Dismissal (2:30PM)


Brittany (sub custodian) for her work in the cafeteria. Thanks for bringing the garbage cans around to the students ~ Lynsey

Julie thanks for always having a smile on your face and for brightening my day! ~ Sarah C.

Brenda thanks for doing whatever is asked of you, without question. You are on top of things and keep us grounded here in K! You are flexibility when asked to cover classes and are always willing to help. ~Sarah C.

Liz for taking 9 of my students so I could finish testing ~ Scott

Christy for completing a last minute art related favor ~ Scott

Renee for your awesome Clips tutorial ~ Scott

Renee lead a fun and light hearted staff meeting on Wednesday ~ Andrea S.

Melissa and Katie for consistently entering discipline for their students into the major behavior tracking form. Their promptness makes it much more efficient to get discipline processed. I appreciate their effort. ~ Noël

Spring Festival Crew (Andrea S., Roxanne, Gwen, Amy, Heather, Erin, Stephanie, Lauren, Laura, Brenda, Sherrie, Toni, Renee, Liz, Noël, and Jen Cornett) thank you for making Friday night's event a huge success! We made $600 dollars and all proceeds will go to purchasing C.O.R.E. Carnival games/trinkets and end of the year Coretasitic/C.O.R.E Celebration. The success of this event is because of you! ~ T. Johnson

No Rocket stands alone. We are all in this together!!!

2018-2019 Self-Assessment

All certified staff should have their self-assessment completed on or before May 10th. After your self-assessment is complete, please send Mrs. Wilson and me an email with "Self-Assessment Complete" on the title line. Here is the doc with instructions on how to complete the assessment.

PTA Ice Cream Sale

Ice cream sales will continue this week. Please turn all collected money in immediately following announcements.
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Our PLC Journey...

The PLC process is a never-ending process in which educators commit to working together to ensure higher levels of learning for every student.

We will achieve this outcome by learning together about the best practices proven to increase student learning, applying what we have learned, and using evidence of student learning to make decisions and revisions in practice to help even more students learn at higher levels.

Four Critical Questions

  1. What do we want our students to know and be able to do?
  2. How will we know when they have learned it?
  3. What will we do when they haven't learned it?
  4. What will we do to extend the learning when they already know it?

When we meet in our collaborative teams, we will focus on these four critical questions.

Learning dates...

July 26th, we began our PLC journey by learning about the PLC process.

August 1st, we worked collaboratively to create our school mission

August 15th, you will work in your collaborative teams and establish team norms/commitments.

August 22nd, Wonders Q&A (Digging Deeper into the Curriculum)

August 29th, NWEA Data Dig

September 12th, Where are we going? Essential Skills and Unpacking the Standard

September 19th, we will look at ELA grade level standards and determine the 2 critical standards that each child will master before leaving your grade (NWEA DATA Dig, Curriculum Map, and Check+ standards)

September 26th, Begin the work of unpacking the standard and creating common assessments

October 24th, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

October 31st, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

November 28th, Vertical Alignment and continue the important work of creating common assessments

December 5th, I Can Statements

December 19th, Continue with I Can Statements

January 7th, Game Time Begins

January 9th, Game Time Resources

January 30th, NWEA Data Review (Focus on Question 3) (Cancelled due to weather)

February 4th - 7th, NWEA Data Review during team meeting (focus on grade level strengths and weaknesses)

February 13th, Identifying learning targets for the remainder of 3rd quarter (look at essential standards from 2nd quarter)

February 27th, game time skill data review, share teaching strategies that work, create activities that will meet students at different levels of learning

April 3rd, Identifying priority standards for the 2019-2020 school year

April 17th, game time skill data review, choose new skill to focus on, share teaching strategies that work, create activities that will meet students at different levels of learning, work on assessment

April 24th, Learning about Clips (iPad PD)

May 1st, game time skill data review, choose new skill to focus on, share teaching strategies that work, create activities that will meet students at different levels of learning, work on assessment (Data Protocol Sheet)

May 8th, The tools of our iPad and how we can use them (iPad PD)

May 15th, Quarter 1 learning targets

Community Forum

MSD Warren Township is holding a community forum to share the changes being implemented at the intermediate/middle schools for the 19/20 school year. In addition, the district will be seeking input and feedback on moving from a two-tier transportation schedule to a three-tier transportation schedule for the 19/20 school year. The Community Forum will take place at Creston Intermediate/Middle School Auditorium, 10925 East Prospect Street on Wednesday, May 1st from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Presentations of the two topics can be found by clicking on the links below:

The 5-8 Experience Presentation

Three Tier Bussing Presentation

If you would like to provide input or feedback prior to the community forum, please click on the links below:

The 5-8 Experience

Three-Tier Bussing

IDOE Literacy Framework

I can statements Question Stems Academic Vocabulary

Reading Warehouse

Enter NSGRA information

School Functions

Please choose 2 events to attend each semester. Back-to-School Night and Parent/Teacher Conferences are mandatory events and do not count toward the 2 events each semester.

2018-2019 Building Hours

Please make sure you exit the building on time.

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