GCIS Friday Focus 1/13/17
We're Not Here to be average; we're here to be AWESOME!
Special thanks to all the duty teachers and your efforts to keep our spaces in the morning and afternoon safe! Please let me know if there is anything that we may need to adjust.
What's Happening This Week!
- NO SCHOOL due to Weather
Tuesday: 1/17 Day 4
- 7:30am Mtg at MS
- 5th grade Lunchroom re-teaching 8:35 am
- Mtg: Brenda O. & Julie 2:00 pm
Wednesday: 1/18 Day 1
- Child Study
- Lunch dates conference room
- Genius Hour Group 6th grade
- K-12 Collaboration
- Meeting 6th grade & MS SpEd 3:30 (after K12 collab at HS)
- Board Mtg 5:15 pm
Thursday: 1/19 Day 2
- Admin Mtg 2pm
Friday 1/20 Day 3
- Mtg w/ Tim 9:30 am
Things Coming to Add to the Calendar!
Iowa Assessment Testing Week of Feb 6th-10th
Make Up Testing: Feb 13th-17th
PBIS Winter Bash Friday February 24th
- 7 oaks sledding
- Skateland Jefferson
- Hidden Acres
No School March 1st
Spring Break: March 13th-17th
GCIS Spring Conferences: March 21st & 23rd
- 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Thanks to our AWESOME lunch ladies for allowing us to use the lunchroom with each grade level in the mornings right after breakfast. The students tell me almost daily how much they love the food you make and the extra time you spend making the food great, and their stomachs full. Thanks for all you do!
Special Shout out to the Band and Music teachers that are helping with coverage will Bob is recovering. If you see these individuals in the hallway, please thank them for their flexibility and willingness to adjust their schedule for our students! And of course Brenda R. is a ROCKSTAR...she has been amazing with organizing and communicating needs.
Thanks Fester & Fisher for also stepping up and covering the month of Feb. for Brenda Roberts in Tuesdays and Fridays. We appreciate you!
I want to give a shout out to the 6th grade team! They have been eating with their students every Wednesday and holding lunch dates! Many of the students have shared how much they love this time! You all Rock!
I wanted to highlight the 5th grade team, they are already planning their next performance task and have already scheduled a planning day for the end of this month! Way to Work It!!!
4th grade team I wanted to highlight encouraging and challenging your students to read over break! What a great example of reading in the wild! I love that you have planned a sledding trip as the incentive to deepen the relationships you are building. Keep It Up!
Brenda thanks for connecting us with #ditchthetextbook What great learning for us to challenge us as educators, all while in our PJs and slippers! Perfect time to dive into this self paced learning!