Week at a Glance
Week of January 18 to 22, 2016
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We "popped in" all week last week during 8-9am Power Hour. You listened to our feedback and implemented it! As a treat, we will have our very our Popcorn Party on Tuesday during our weekly PD session. See you there!
Week at a Glance
Monday, January 18:
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No school
Tuesday, January 19:
- Data meeting in Data Room (See schedule and what to bring here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-yTT9niHE3iRmdsVXlrZXQ5eWc)
- Campus Professional Development, 4:15-5:00pm in Library
- Honor Roll students must have jean pass in order to wear their jeans today
Wednesday, January 20:
- Team meetings
- College shirt or school spirit shirt and khakis or slacks
Thursday, January 21:
- Robotics gear distribution and teacher training, 4:30-6:00pm, at Oliver Elementary (Coach Jimenez and Mr. Graciano only)
- PLC meeting in Data Room (See schedule and what to bring here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-yTT9niHE3iMlk1WWlOLW0xNFE)
Friday, January 22:
- Happy birthday, Ms. Landaverde!
- Superhero shirt with jeans
Upcoming events/important dates:
January 25 - Happy birthday, Ms. Binion!
January 25-February 5 - CIRCLE assessment MOY (PK only)
January 26 - Job-alike, 4:30-6:00pm (Please register here http://goo.gl/forms/UC7p4d01Yx)
January 29 - 5th grade field trip to Dallas Wind Symphony
January 29 - Textbook check
February 8-19 - Assessment window for interim exam (Released STAAR) for 4th Writing, 5th Reading, and 5th Math
February 16-19 - Assessment window for interim exam for Reading (K-4th), Math (K-4th), and Science (5th)
February 25 - African American Heritage Month Program
Morning Announcements - Send students no later than 7:50am
This week, during 8-9am Power Hour, students are working independently in centers. All students have their center's folder and know what to do. Since students are working independently, you pull a small group (previously determined students--the form shared with you last week to tier students for small group is here, in case you still need it, https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-yTT9niHE3iM09GdkxuX0M2Mkk
Weekly Data Meetings - Destination 80/80
Here is the schedule and what you will need to bring to our meeting https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-yTT9niHE3iRmdsVXlrZXQ5eWc.
Accelerated Reader initial testing by Ms. Alvarenga
Thursday, Jan. 21st, 9am to Wednesday, Jan. 27th, 2:45pm
This is an online event.
Starting Thursday, January 21, to Wednesday, January 27, Ms. Alvarenga will be conducting the initial AR testing for 2nd to 5th grade students. She will give students the second information session along with showing them the prizes they can win if they meet their goals. The top prize being $100 cash to the top point earner boy and girl. This year, Ms. Alvarenga will be running the program and prizes. Teachers, we will need your support by ensuring students select books that are at their reading level (outside the library) and allowing students to take quizzes on the computer.
Kudos to Spelling Bee Committee for a job AWESOMELY done!
Destination Imagination -- Kudos to Ms. Sanders
I could really see those 'wings flying'! Keep up the fabulous work, Ms. Sanders!
African American Heritage Month Program--February 25, 5-7pm
At your next Team Meeting, please add song(s) selection to your agenda. Then, please communicate your grade level's song via email to the Multi-Cultural Committee Chairperson (Mr. Cortez) so that he can support you during Music class.
There was much improvement from our Hispanic Heritage Month Program to our Winter Program! Our parents had nothing but good things to say about the performances! All of your planning and preparations paid off! Thank you for your dedication to our students and families! I am confident that our African American Heritage Month Program will be even better!