The Bulldog Buzz!

Week of September 9, 2019

What will you learn about the world by sharing stories from your life & the lives of others?

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Lesson Plans DUE

Monday, Sep. 9th, 8am

Bullock School

  • To the 1st Grade Team: My Chat & Chew block is during your lunch period this week. If you would to dialog about any of our initiatives, share questions or just have a laugh...let me know!
  • Our 5-minute Morning Mindfulness sessions take place daily! All are invited...the fun starts at 7:45 in the Media Center!

DIBELS Testing

Tuesday, Sep. 10th, 8:30am to Friday, Sep. 13th, 2:30pm

Bullock School

Gr1 Team Meeting

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 3-4pm

Media Center

  • SEL/Mindfulness
  • PLT groupings
  • NSF Guided Reading
  • SGO's
The Principal's Point of View

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News & Notes

SGO's: Please start to prep your SGO's in the weeks to come. Here's a breakdown of what each grade level will be doing:

  • Gr1: DIBELS NWF & Math Fact Fluency
  • Gr2: DIBELS ORF & Math Fact Fluency
  • Gr3: MAP Reading & MAP Math


MAP Testing: As of today, it looks like Gr3 MAP Testing will being on 9/16. Stay tuned for any updates!


Staff Birthdays: We need to update our staff b-day list! Please reach out to Joan or Nina so we can make our 2019-20 list.


Morning Mindfulness: Starting Monday (9/9) I will be hosting a daily Morning Mindfulness session in the Media Center each morning! We will start at 7:45 AM & everyone is invited to attend! After all, we can't support student mindfulness if we aren't developing ours!

Bullock Meeting Minutes

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BOOM! Shout-outs from the Staff!

  • First Grade Team & BSI- Thank you so much for the beautiful sprinkle of love for Baby Stewart and me. I couldn’t ask for a better group of friends and colleagues!!!

  • Brandi-Thank you for always being so kind!
  • Toni, Robyn, & Nicole- Thank you for being Ian’s reassurance, lol
  • Sara-You are doing wonderful and I am so grateful for you!!!
  • Jackie and Des- Thanks for helping me to transition back and for being there to answer all my questions!
  • Amber- So glad you are here and looking forward to working with you this year!

  • Mike-thanks for providing some fun PD!

  • Amanda Adams, Lynn & Nicole-way to get everything up and running at the "zero hour"!

  • Britt & Summer-loved the "getting to know you" activities!

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On behalf of everyone at Bullock, I’d like to extend a special thank you to the following people for your generous donations to our school and students:

  • Lynn McConnell’s mom donated brand new book bags for our students!
  • The First United Methodist Church in Glassboro donated 10 brand new book bags filled with school supplies for our students! (we’ve already given one away)
  • Mrs. Brice’s sister, Valerie and her colleagues at GrayHair Software, Inc. donated a huge assortment of supplies for our students and school! Please see attached pictures.


I think I can speak for all of us when I say how amazing it is that we have so many people who are willing to help us support our students! Thank you all again, Amanda Brice!


Happy First Week Everyone! Here’s to a great school year!

Happy Birthday!

Under Construction...

  • Simone Marques - 9/13
  • Debbie Fanfarillo - 9/18

Schoolwide Events

Community events/reminders are in bold.

  • 09/09: MAP & DIBELS window opens (9/9-9/13)
  • 09/11: Gr1 Team Meeting
  • 09/16: Gr2 Team Meeting
  • 09/17: CAST Gr1 Fall Follow-ups
  • 09/18: CAST Gr2 Fall Follow-ups
  • 09/19: CAST Gr3 Fall Follow-ups
  • 09/20: Gr3 Model Curriculum Data DUE & Hispanic Heritage Read-in
  • 09/25: Gr 3 Team Meeting
  • 09/30: New Teacher Academy (w/Mrs. Sochor)