News At The Creek

December 18

ADMIN NEWS

Stronger Together

Rest, have fun, and enjoy your Winter Break! You will be stronger for the winter if you take time for yourself and family over the next two weeks. Cherish every moment!


Mailroom Refrigerators

Please make sure you take all your personal items out of the refrigerators in the mailroom by December 18. They will be emptied and cleaned during the Winter Break.


Profile Sheets

Please have writing and F&P data entered into your profile sheet on the shared drive by Friday, December 18.


Lost and Found

Please encourage parents and students to check the lost and found for missing items. All clothing left at winter break will be donated to charity.


Georgia School Personnel Survey

The Georgia School Personnel Survey (GSPS) is modeled after the student survey and includes 31 questions. The GSPS is for all staff (certified and classified) who work at least 50 percent of the day in the school. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Data results from the Georgia School Personnel Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.


The results of this survey are a part of our School Climate Star rating included in our CCRPI score.


Georgia School Personnel Survey:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/personnel.nsf/Survey.xsp

The employee will use the drop-down menu to select their school district and school.

The window is now open and surveys must be completed no late than February 26th.


Schedule for Jan. 5 Workday

8:00-9:00 Faculty Meeting

9:00-10:00 Staff Development (Math K-2 in Staff Dev. Room, eClass 3-5 in Lab 1)

10:00-11:00 Staff Development (Math 3-5 in Staff Dev. Room, eClass K-2 in Lab 1)

11:00 - 11:30 Teachers who complete para evaluations meet in Lab 1

11:30 - 4:00 Lunch/Work on your own


eClass Focus

Congrats to Jennifer Chandler!

She is using Padlet embedded into eclass to gauge understanding and foster collaboration. She posts a weekly question that correlates to what the students are studying. This is an EASY way to engage ALL students and can be done on devices or laptops from any internet connected computer! Jennifer will be getting the eClass Focus jeans coupon!


Just to give you a little to look forward to...this will be one of our learning sessions on our January workday!


NATC Treats 15-16

Trivia Time: The first ten people to answer this week's trivia question will get a treat. Email your answer to Carrie.


How many verses are there in the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas"?

A. 13

B. 11

C. 12

D. 14

AP NEWS

From Patty:


Wishing you all a rest and fun-filled winter break!


From Erline:


Merry Christmas to all and to all a goodnight!

CALENDAR

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CLIMATE COMMITEE

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BIRTHDAYS

Marina Radu - 1/23

Beth McDowell - 1/27

Jo Conrad - 1/1

Beth Friedman - 1/8