January 29, 2016
Mrs. Dettmer's Notes
This week's newsletter is packed with important information. Please let me know if you have any questions.
I will be at a Professional Learning Communities (PLC) conference in Phoenix, Arizona with a few other school administrators next week (Wednesday-Friday). I will still have access to email and will be checking in with Mrs. Huffman on a daily basis. Have a great week!
February 11th - Little Hoosiers
February 25th - Math Bowl
February 29 - ISTEP window opens for grades 3-8
March 7 - Kindergarten registration begins
March 14 - 18 - SPRING BREAK
March 24 - IN SCHOOL - Snow Make-up Day #2
March 25 - IN SCHOOL - Snow Make-up Day #1
Assistance for lunch can mean other other assistance as well!
If your family meets the income qualifications for free or reduced lunch, and even if your child brings his or her lunch to school, there are several benefits that may be available for your family. Textbook Assistance, High School - ACT/SAT Testing Fees & Dual Credit/AP Courses,Discounted Internet service, Discounted Computer,Discounts for Sports Program Fees, and iCare afterschool program discounts are some possibilities. See more information by clicking the links below.
Links to GREAT Information - More than Lunch 2016
Spanish version Spanish, More than Lunch
Questions? Please contact: Suzi Bruin, BCSC Nutrition Assistance Coordinator, at 812-314-3851 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT IF WE NEEDED YOU TO KNOW...
WHAT IF there was an EMERGENCY? WHAT IF we needed to GET INFORMATION TO YOU? This is a QUICK and EASY way to communicate needed information TO YOU!
What is REMIND?
Principals everywhere are forgetting their complex phone trees and are using Remind as a simple way to keep their colleagues in the loop and build community at their schools.
Please join the Rockcreek REMIND group to receive information quickly.
Student Spotlight - Third Grade - Rocks and Simple Machines
Universal Design for Learning - Representation
A framework for creating instruction that focuses on the “what,” the “why” and the “how” of learning. Employees in BCSC use this framework to design everything from classroom lessons to faculty meetings to parent newsletters. This week we start with the “what.”
What does content look or sound like? We provide options for PERCEPTION.
A book from the library
Home connection: Ask your child about his or her preferences for reading. Technology permitting, explore the links above together and talk about the different ways text is represented. Your child may surprise you with some interesting contributions to this discussion!
EBL Super Saturday- CHEER COMPETITION
PreK and Kindergarten Enrollment
Kindergarten Round Up is scheduled to begin the week of March 7th. We will have one evening opportunity to sign up students turning 5 before August 1st and then office hours from 8:00 - 3:30 for enrollment.
If you have a child you feel would benefit for early Kindergarten enrollment you can view the application materials online beginning Feb. 1st. The deadline to turn in applications for early Kindergarten enrollment is April 1st. This is only for students younger than 5 by August 1st.
Want to know more about the application process for PreK? Click the link above.