Somerset ES Staff Bulletin

Week of September 19th

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” – Henry Ford

Events This Week

Monday (9/19)
10:30-11:30 Para Educator Meeting

3:45-4:45 PM Staff Meeting


Tuesday (9/20)

9:15 Announced Shelter/Lockdown Drill


Wednesday (9/21)

9:15 Core Team Meeting

11:30 mClass Scoring Workshop


Thursday (9/22)

Maureen out


IEP/EMT -- Coverage

9:30 Smith -- Lambert-Williamson

10:30 Boula -- Lambert-Williamson

1:30 Private School

2:30 DeMarco -- Lambert-Williamson


Friday (9/23)

Maureen out/Kelly out PM

Hearing and Vision Testing (K, 1 and new)

Emergency Sub Folders due to Susan

Announced Fire Drill

Upcoming Events


Sunday (9/25) - 5-7 PM Back to School Picnic

Monday (9/26) - 3:45-4:45 Leadership Team Meeting

Staff Recognition

Kudos to:

- Everyone who participated in the 3-5 Back-to-School Night this week. A hugely successful evening. Thank you for all that you do to support our students.

- Brooke and Bess for their work with the compact Math re-screening process.

- Tracy and Michael for all their technology support!

- Michelle for her support with MAP testing.

- Kat, Colleen and Brooke for their support during the Parent Volunteer Training.

- Danielle, Michelle, and Jane for their flexibility with revising the resource schedules.

- Our para educators for their endless flexibility and support our Somerset students.

- Brooke for the endless time spent on resource and ESOL schedules.

-Naina and HeeJung for their collaboration on the ESOL schedule.

- Naina for assisting Ms. Robins and Ms. Lambert-Williamson navigate Google to add students to Ms. Robin’s Google Classroom!!! She went above and beyond the call of duty.

Happy Birthday to:

9/21 Kym Hurley (Grade 2)

9/23 Matt Benson (Bldg Svcs Manager, day shift)

Announcements and Important Information

  • Join Somerset families on Saturday for the Dads' Baseball Game:
  • Saturday, September 17, 2016 (Rain Date: September 24th)
  • 2 Games: 3PM and 6PM under the lights (Come to one or both games)
  • Tickets - Single $10/Family Pack $15
  • All tickets sales go directly to the Somerset Foundation
  • Shirley Povich Field, Cabin John - 10600 Westlake Drive,Bethesda, MD 20852


  • The switch from air conditioning to heating will begin across all schools on October 5th. Please continue to remember to tell your students to dress for the weather, and/or bring layers if necessary.


  • Social Dues- $30 for full time staff, $15 for part time staff. We are asking for payments by Sept. 19---checks made out to the Somerset Social Committee or cash in an envelope with your name on it. Either can be placed in Barbara Berlin’s box.


  • Please remember to sign in the main office every morning. Also, if you need to leave the building during your duty-free lunch, you MUST let Susan &/or Nancy know on a daily basis.


  • Please pick up your students from specials, lunch and recess on time, and please arrive to your duties on time. We all depend on each other for a smooth and efficient school day.