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Week of April 4, 2016

Weekly Highlights

Information for the week

Professional Development

Friday, April 8th is a PD Day. Some team members have opted to attend a PD day at Lane Tech. If so, you have received an email directly from me. For those not attending the PD at Lane Tech, you will receive the PD schedule by Thursday. If for some reason you will not be in attendance on Friday, please inform me directly as well as notifying Ms. Burrage.

Biome Project

Thanks to everyone who willingly participated in supporting Mrs. Erquhart and her students in the Biome Project. I will send out a separate email so that you can see the winning results. Her students did an absolutely amazing job!

Welcome to Ms. Williams

We are so excited to have a new teacher joining our Diverse Learner Team on Monday, April 4. Mrs. Williams will be joining the Raby Family with a wealth of experience. Please stop by the Diverse Learning suite in 102 to say hello.

Domain 4: Teachers

To receive direct feedback on Domain 4, please upload your evidence in Reflect and Learn by Friday, April 8. You will receive direct feedback prior to May 6.

The final deadline to submit Domain 4 evidence in Reflect and Learn is by May 6.

PARCC Testing

Thank you for a successful week of PARCC testing. Freshmen students will take the literacy portion of the PARCC test in May.

ACT Testing

11th grade students will take the ACT exam on May 3. This is a non-attendance day for all other students.

Planning Documents

When submitting planning documents (unit summaries and learning plans), please be sure to put the actual date that the lesson will be delivered on the document.

Thoughts and Prayers

Please keep Mrs. Holmberg in your thoughts and prayers as she was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Mrs. Holmberg will be away for a while so let's be sure to send our thoughts, well wishes, and prayers her way.

Have a great week!

Dr. Skanes