The Weekly Rocket

Week of Sept. 19 - Sept. 23

This Weeks Updates

Our weekly electronic newsletter supports the communication and learning community at PS 107. We welcome any ideas or information to enhance our weekly newsletter.


Weekly Highlights

  • Parking Lot: Staff, YOU must follow the parking protocol. You must completely park in the first row all the way to the handball court before starting the 2nd row. If people start the 2nd row before the 1st row is complete, the parking lot will be closed.
  • Monday: Meet in the library at 2:20pm. Please be on time.
  • Tuesday Parent Engagement/ Inquiry--- Staff meet in the library @ 2:20pm with your Lap tops, student writing and writing rubrics.
  • We will continue to have fire drills this week, please reinforce fire drill procedures.
  • Please continue to plan for all academic areas. Using pacing calendars. Make sure to set up guided reading procedures while you assess students in DRA's for reading levels. You may use guided reading lessons shared by Talia and available in Guided Reading folder on google docs.
  • Please continue BLAST Lessons. You should enforce good behavior with ROCKET Bucks (they are in your boxes).


Announcements:

  • Informals will continue this week.
  • All staff, please be aware of Initial Conferences with administrators.
  • Back to School Night is Thursday 9/22 time: 5pm - 8pm
  • Continue your DRA's. They are due October 14th.
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal @ 2:10pm. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • If you are bathrooming your whole class, please make sure to have students bring a book or activity, and keep the noise down as other students are learning in the surrounding area.
  • Teachers please review Chancellors Regulation 420 and 421.


The 2016-2017 years instructional focus:

1. Guided Instruction in ELA and Math 2. Analyze Data to Drive Instruction

3. Incorporate technology in instruction


Important Reminders:

  • Morning line up @ 8:00 a.m. in the Little Yard.
  • Period 7 ends at 2:10pm
  • End of day dismissal @ 2:10 p.m.- 2:20pm --- All staff (K-5 teachers, ESL, Speech and Language, SETTS, Paraprofessionals--- to report to the Auditorium/Little Yard). Continue dismissal protocol.


Monday 9/19--- Trailblazers Start TODAY @ 2:20pm

  • Todays lessons should include: Reading/Math/Writing/Guided Reading/Engage NYMath (except K&1=Phonics)
  • All staff to the little yard at 8:00am/ Kindergarten in the Auditorium
  • All classroom teachers must bring a sign with teachers name, grade and classroom number
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal at 2:10pm in the little yard. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • Lunch Schedule: All students must be escorted downstairs. PLEASE be ON TIME to pick up your students.
  • Grades K-1 --- 10:40- 11:30 am

    Grades 2-3 --- 12:35 pm

    Grades 4-5 --- 1:20 pm


Tuesday 9/20---

  • Todays lessons should include: Reading/Math/Writing/Guided Reading/Engage NYMath (except K&1=Phonics)
  • All staff to the little yard at 8:00am/ Kindergarten in the Auditorium
  • All classroom teachers must bring a sign with teachers name, grade and classroom number
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal at 2:10pm in the little yard. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • Lunch Schedule: All students must be escorted downstairs. PLEASE be ON TIME to pick up your students.
  • Grades K-1 --- 10:40 am

    Grades 2-3 --- 12:35 pm

    Grades 4-5 --- 1:20 pm

  • Staff Parent Engagement/ Inquiry--- @ 2:20pm Meet in the Library with your Lap tops.


Wednesday 9/21---

  • Todays lessons should include: Reading/Math/Writing/Guided Reading/Engage NYMath (except K&1=Phonics)
  • All staff to the little yard at 8:00am/ Kindergarten in the Auditorium
  • All classroom teachers must bring a sign with teachers name, grade and classroom number
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal at 2:10pm in the little yard. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • Lunch Schedule: All students must be escorted downstairs. PLEASE be ON TIME to pick up your students.
  • Grades K-1 --- 10:40 am

    Grades 2-3 --- 12:35 pm

    Grades 4-5 --- 1:20 pm


Thursday 9/22--- Back to School Night @ 5pm - 8pm

  • Todays lessons should include: Reading/Math/Writing/Guided Reading/Science
  • All staff to the little yard at 8:00am/ Kindergarten in the Auditorium
  • All classroom teachers must bring a sign with teachers name, grade and classroom number
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal at 2:10pm in the little yard. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • Lunch Schedule: All students must be escorted downstairs. PLEASE be ON TIME to pick up your students.

Grades K-1 --- 10:40 am

Grades 2-3 --- 12:35 pm

Grades 4-5 --- 1:20 pm


Friday 9/23--- Please meet in the little yard with your class sign.

  • Todays lessons should include: Reading/Math/Conferencing/Engage NYMath (except K&1=Phonics)/Science
  • All classroom teachers must bring a sign with teachers name, grade and classroom number
  • ALL STAFF MUST be at Dismissal at 2:10pm in the little yard. Teachers grades 4 & 5 you must come to the dismissal area at 2:10pm for dismissal.
  • For the safety of all students: All children must be ESCORTED to the bathroom or to their assigned classrooms.
  • Lunch Schedule: All students must be escorted downstairs. PLEASE be ON TIME to pick up your students.
  • Grades K-1 --- 10:40 am

    Grades 2-3 --- 12:35 pm

    Grades 4-5 --- 1:20 pm

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Upcoming Dates:

9/19/16 --- Trailblazers afterschool starts

9/22/16 --- Back to School Night 5pm - 8pm

10/14/16- DRA's Due

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