WHO's not here today?
Langley Bandy in for Courtney
Marsha Bowling in for Cook
Lynch in for Seever
Lauren SchwierJohann in for Norberg
Linda Lutz in for Henry
Joan Sandfoss in for McBreen
NOVEMBER CALENDAR EVENTS
Dates on the Horizon
20th- no bank of Ky
21st- Health Department Audit
22nd- PBIS District audit
27th- 29th – No School- Happy Thanksgiving
3rd- Florence Tree Lighting Ceremony (2nd grade representing Collins)
4th- Faculty meeting
6th- Collins Caring Companion Breakfast- PK room 8:45 - 9:15
6th- AR STORE!
10th- 5th grade Chorus Concert
11th- Committee Release meeting day
11th- Ky Derby for 3rd- 5th
12th- Chorus field trip for 5th grade members
12th- Unite to read with 3rd grade and BCHS- 3:40 to 5:00 Gym and Cafe
13th- Staff Breakfast
13th- Last day for 1st grade Food Drive
13th- Gift wrapping in PK room
16th- SBDM council meeting
19th- Holiday Luncheon for the Staff 10:45 - 2 in Library
6th- Back to school from Break
27-31st Career and Science Week
29th- COSI for 2nd - 5th grades (limit 500)
WHAT THE ELL?
Simplify your language, not the content.
Speak directly to the student, emphasizing important nouns and verbs.
Avoid using slang and idiomatic expressions. New vocabulary should be presented, discussed and used prior to teaching content.
You can talk until you're blue in the face but they won't make heads or tails of it until you lend them a helping hand.
Something to think about....
"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." -- Thich Nhat Hanh
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Just Because..... You really wanted something else to look at! (over achievers!!!)
Collection for the Sunshine Fund is going on now! Remember, full-timers are asked for $20 and part-timers are asked for $10. Checks may be made out to the Collins Elementary Sunshine Fund. Tracey Elrod in the library or Mary Haarberg in 216A can take your donation. Thanks!
From 1st grade:
food drive begins on November 18 and runs through Dec. 13! Thanks.
From Amanda Sigmon
It has tons of sheets that align with our standards; especially in math.
Dear Collins Staff,
We need your help with our service learning project, actually it is very easy.
We want to include your loved ones and friends who have served or are serving in our nation's armed forces. We will be decorating the Government Center christmas tree and want to honor them by placing their names on our chain that will decorate the Collins tree.
Please send names of your loved ones and friends to me by Friday, November 22nd.
Thank you for your help,
2nd grade team
JEANS DAY???? Money do FRIDAY!!! No exceptions! :) Money due to Goble.