The Echo Memo: Jan. 19, 2016
A weekly memo to the Smith staff from your leadership team.
Bright Spots from the Week....
WEEK # 19
VIEW PHOTOS - of last week's Bright Spots! PLEASE add more from what you see! :)
- MLK holiday - hope you all did something fun and relaxing;
- City Choir included the great Snow Leopard Choir!
- Bring Your Own Device was celebrated in Ms. Moore's class - yipee!!
- Google Tools were highlighted on Thursday
- Geography Bee - LANDON!! Thank you Ms. BATEMAN - for all your work! Our custodian, Tina, celebrated her daughter taking part too!
- Welcome Ms. Vu - our new Art Teacher!
ADD Your Photos and "Like" them or add comments if you wish! :)
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- Tutoring starts Wednesday;
- Love and Logic continues Wednesday;
- Knighting Ceremonies: 8:30 am and 9:00 am, Thursday
- All Staff Meeting, Thursday, 4pm
- RtI Meetings on Friday!! Bring Your Data - for Student Success.
- Report Cards Go Home
This week is Sharon Malone's class of Kindergarten students
Select students for the week by MONDAY and have ready to roll.
Post their names in your room as a reminder.
Students will need to be in the office at 8:00am, ready to lead.
Growing Great Readers - Let's Nurture the Leaves! Update those K-2 trees!
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Smith After School Tutoring Info Sheet: One-Pager 2015-2016 Start Date: January 20, 2016. At this time, only 3rd and 4th grade students will participate, with a focus on Reading and Math. LINK to information goal sheet ... more »
You may have noticed that we have new boards and cork strips to display student work.
On Thursday before winter break, Mrs. Texada, Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Wilson met to discuss ways in which our school - SMITH ELEM - could increase understanding...
This year Duncanville ISD will be participating in district‐wide STAAR Benchmark testing. Copies of these assessments will be provided to your campus by our district.
Tuesday, Jan. 26 - Writing
Wednesday Jan. 267- Math
Thursday Jan. 28 - Reading
Smith Elementary will embark on a special project, an all school book club called One School, One Book. Every family will receive a copy of the same book...
What options do we have for Technology Tools in the Small Group Station.
By Winnifred Goodman Director of Elementary EducationMid-Year Universal Screener DatesESTAR/MSTAR MOY Window: January 11 – February 12, 2016.
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