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Building Better Brains!

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Most of you have probably seen these before, but these questions helped me immensely while I planned. It's been a while since I have talked about them so I wanted to share. Have a great weekend!

Calendar

Upcoming Dates


January 26: (Tuesday) Haggard Middle School Information Night for current 5th Grade Students 6:00 PM

January 28: Perot Museum Family Night at Davis Elementary 6:00 pm

February 4 (Thursday): Girls on the Run Information Meeting 6:00 PM- For girls in grades 3-5 and their parents interested in Girls on The Run!

February 2 (7:35-8:15): CogAT Parent Meeting in Mrs. York's room

February 8-11: Friendship Week- Details coming soon.

February 12: Valentine's Day Parties

February 15: No School for Students/ Professional Learning Day for Teachers

February 23: "Math: A BIG Deal" Math Night for Families! 6:00 PM

February 29-March 4: Spring Book Fair sponsored by PTA

March 3: (Thursday) Open House!

March 7-11: Spring Break! No School!

Spotlight on Professional Learning

22 Powerful Closure Activities

What a great way for students to show you what they understand.


http://www.edutopia.org/blog/22-powerful-closure-activities-todd-finley?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow



Teachers-I know you have come across great articles and different professional learning things. If it is amazing, send it to me so I can share it with the teachers. Thank you

Share at Professional Learning Wednesday

There are some great new and innovative teaching practices happening at Davis. Please share so all of our kids can benefit! You can also add ideas you would like shared.

Want to brag on a member of Team Davis?

So many great things going on!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find new apps and web tools for my learners?

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/


How do I access the building on the weekends?

Contact Brenda Terenas or Jan West


I need to know how to request a day off/access the copy machine/send a fax.

The staff handbook is located at: https://docs.google.com/a/pisd.edu/document/d/1NRqWSqHZJ8cJ5w1Ck29DxImlK04MijfIdlnOd_8sUmo/edit?usp=sharing

Minions Happy Birthday Song

Happy Birthday to You!!!

December Birthdays

Shelly 12/1

Erin J. 12/10

Tharetha 12/28

Heba 12/31



January Birthdays

Edie 1/1

Ashleigh 1/4

Sarah 1/8

Nicole 1/10

Amy 1/19

Lara 1/23

Trista 1/24