Week at a Glance

April 11 to April 15

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Thanks to all who ordered Potbelly to support our PTO. Last night was pretty fun with two Edgewood Eagles in attendance. :)

"A" Week Mid-day Collaboration

Monday, April 11- Welcome to another full and eventful week!

Tuesday, April 12- PARCC testing begins this AM- Chrome carts will be used for assessments. Please refrain from streaming any videos in the classrooms each morning that we are testing.

I will make daily reminders for our students and staff to ensure that our hallways are quiet during our test sessions. Test Administrators: Please be sure to hang a "We are testing" sign on your door during your PARCC sessions.

Wednesday, April 13- Grades must be completed in Skyward, by 8:00 A.M.

PARCC testing in the AM

Thursday, April 14- PARCC testing in the AM

7:00 P.M. PTO 2.0 meeting- Dr. Bill Schmidt is guest presenter, and staff reps are Trina, Melanie and Laura S.

Friday, April 15- PARCC testing in the AM

Report cards go home with students

Weekly PD Opportunity- Please read blog below...it is affirming and also thought-provoking as we strive to focus on specific instructional methods as teachers of reading

3rd grade- Fortune Teller Math Fluency Practice

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DuPage Children's Museum brought magnets for our youngest learners to explore!

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Upcoming dates and events to keep in mind...

Monday, April 18- PARCC testing in the AM

3:00 to 4:00 P.M. Monday Individual Reflection, for all staff

Tuesday, April 19- PARCC testing in the AM

Lunch in the classrooms today

1st and 2nd grade musical practice in the morning- Robyn has a sub for classes

1:30 P.M. Musical performance in the Gym

6:30 P.M. Chorus and Musical performances at JJHS

Wednesday, April 20- PARCC testing in the AM

Thursday, April 21- PARCC testing in the AM

Friday, April 22- Earth Day

PARCC testing in the AM

6th Grade Step-Up Day, at JJHS-- Bus will leave at 12:40 P.M. and return at 2:40 P.M.

Saturday, April 23- Young Authors Conference, at JJHS. If you are able to lead a session during the morning of the Conference, please contact Kelly Neylon ASAP. Thanks so much for your time if you are available to help!!

Monday, April 25- 3:00 to 4:00 Monday Meeting, for certified staff

Wednesday, April 27- Follow Friday Schedule

Thursday, April 28- End of PARCC test sessions- make-ups will be conducted the following week

6:30 to 8:00 OPEN HOUSE/6th Grade Living Dewey Museum/PTO Ice Cream Social

Friday, April 29- In-service day for staff- no school for students

Always look on the bright side! :)

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