Jaguar Journal

Week of April 29th

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Important Dates/Events for the Week:

Monday, April 29th:
  • 3rd Grade PLC
  • 1st Grade PLC


Tuesday, April 30th:

  • 5th Grade PLC
  • Kindergarten PLC
  • Teacher Meeting after dismissal in Media Center (Snacks - 2nd Grade)
  • PTA Meeting/Musical at 6:00 in MPR


Wednesday, May 1st:

  • No School for Students - Building will be open from 6:30 - 6:00. Optional workday for staff. You may use the same leave options as you do on all optional workdays.


Thursday, May 2nd:

  • Progress Reports to go home with all students
  • School Performance of Spring Musical for 2nd - 5th Graders at 8:30 in MPR
  • 4th Grade PLC
  • 2nd Grade PLC
  • Chatham County Job Fair from 4-7 (Murray/Trygar/Orchard-Hays/Eiden/Loftus/Hamilton)


Friday, May 3rd:

  • EC Class Trip to JM for Art Festivities
  • World's Carnival 5:30 - 8:30 (Please plan to join the fun and earn NCE Time! Sign up to help!)

Important Updates/Reminders

Jungle Book:

The chorus will perform their musical Jungle Book for grades 2-5 on May 2 at 8:30 am.

Please send chorus students to the MPR as soon as they arrive to school.

2nd and 3rd grades come to the MPR at 8:20.

4th and 5th grades come to the MPR at 8:25.


mClass Testing Begins This Week:

Please check the mClass Testing Schedule before Monday for the most recent changes reflecting the May 1st teacher workday and the chorus concert on Thursday. Also, be aware that assessors MAY come to your room ahead of schedule to pull individual students for testing. We will try to get as much done as possible in the allotted 4 days. Thanks for your flexibility and support!


This week support teachers should plan to attend PLC's with grade levels they work to support during EOG review weeks.EOG support plan.

    • 3rd - Monday, April 29th (9:05-10:25)

    • 4th - Thursday, May 2nd (9:30-10:50)

    • 5th - Tuesday, April 30th (7:35-8:55)


Extended PLC's - There will be no more Extended PLCs beginning the week of May 6th. This is the last week for extended PLCs!


DISC 2019: Wednesday, August 14 is Chatham County's DISC! Dr. Liz Kolb, the creator of the Triple E Framework will be presenting. On the DISC 2019 website, you can register for the conference or submit a proposal to present. Presenters will get a premium gift and special DISC 2019 t-shirt. Attending this summer conference is a great way to earn some CEUs and learn new ways to incorporate technology into your classrooms. Several Jaguars were there last year and it was a wonderful way to see colleagues and get our brains ready for the new school year. So SAVE THE DATE and hope to see you all on August 14th!


Supervision is always critical, however, with end of year excitement in full effect...it is more critical than ever! Please supervise well and make sure all your duties are covered.


Planning for 19-20: It is almost time for me to begin working with the district office on allotments for next year. Please let me know ASAP if you are planning to retire or resign so that I can plan accordingly for filling vacancies. Even if you are just considering a change it would still help to know. My goal is to give you information about next year as soon as possible and this information is always helpful when planning.


School Improvement Retreat - June 11th from 12:15 - 3:30

  • We will work on School Improvement Plan, work on the Schedule for 19-20, unpack data, examine TWCS data, and much more! Please sign up for your spot to join this action packed day! Lunch will be provided!!


Consider completing a Positive Office Referral this week!


Weekly Note: Feedback? Suggestions?....leave us some info in the Weekly Note!

CAR DUTY FOR THE WEEK:

AM Duty: Parrish, Avilia, K. Horton, Alvarez, Webster, B. Horton


PM Duty:Team 4 - Orchard-Hays, Rife de los Santos, Hamilton, Sistrunk, Woods, Rowland, DePietro, Maul


Please do not send out mass emails regarding other covering duty for you due to an absence/progressional development. We must have confirmed people out at car duty and we have been short several days due to no one answering the mass email and/or people not covering their duty. This is too important a time of day for us to hope someone sees the email and helps out. Please text a friend that doesn't have duty to switch with you and/or text Carla.