The Bulldog Buzz!

Week of March 4, 2019

How will you think like a scientist to understand the world around you?

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Read Across America & Feed/Read Food Drive

Monday, March 4th, 8am to Friday, March 8th, 2:30pm

Bullock School

  • Monday: Read my Shirt Day
  • Tuesday: Crazy Hair/Hat Day
  • Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (wear crazy or mixed up clothes)
  • Thursday: Wear Your Grinchiest Green
  • Friday: Snuggle Up w/a Good Book (PJ's & your favorite book)

Rowan PDS Committee Meeting

Monday, March 4th, 3pm

Rowan Room & B-36

Lesson Plans DUE & Reading Buddies Day

Monday, March 4th, 8am

Bullock School

  • Special Areas & BSI: My Chat & Chew block is during the 2nd grade lunch block this week! If you would to dialog about any of our initiatives, let me know!
  • Morning Mindfulness: Stop by my office for our 5-minute faculty mindfulness sessions! The fun starts at 7:45 daily.

Bowe "Real Men Read" Visit

Tuesday, March 5th, 9-11am

Bullock School

Reading w/Officer Hoinkis & Caught Reading Biscuits

Wednesday, March 6th, 1:15pm

Bullock Gym

  • We will begin calling classes down at 1:10 pm. Please hold your students until you are called down.
  • Caught You Reading Biscuits – Give out biscuits all day when you “catch” a student reading! These biscuits will be put into a drawing each day to win Dr. Seuss prizes!

Teacher Swap Day

Thursday, March 7th, 9:30-10pm

Bullock School

2-Hour Delay: Teacher In-Service

Friday, March 8th, 10:30pm

Bullock School

Stop, Drop & Read!

Friday, March 8th, 1:45-2pm


The Principal's POV on...Showing Professionalism (4f)

One of the overarching themes of Domain 4 (and an essential trait of all proficient educators) is to understand the importance of frequent, honest and actionable reflection. 4a focuses on the role that reflection plays in supporting our students, 4c focuses on the role that reflection plays in our growth as educators, and 4f focuses on the role that reflection plays in supporting one another! As you read through the bullets outlined below, reflect on the role you play within your team and throughout the school/district and ask yourself…

  • Do you help to maintain a positive environment for your team/building/district by maintaining integrity, confidentiality & honesty?
  • Do you advocate for all students in a proactive manner (especially those who may not have an advocate of their own)?
  • Are you open-minded and participate in (or even help LEAD) team/building decision making?
  • Do you comply with (or even help to SHAPE) team/building/district protocols?

Always remember, when you're looking for artifacts & evidence to support Domain 4, focus on practices that you can infuse into your regular routines, or that we're already engaged in! This way you're not adding more to your plate! Thank you for a fantastic week & don't forget to show your "professionalism" by sharing your thoughts via email, during a Chat & Chew or via social media!

The Principal's Point of View

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News & Notes

MORE Seuss-tastic Literacy Fun: See below for some details on our upcoming events!

  • Our Feed & Read Food Drive runs from Monday, March 4th to Friday, March 8th. Bring in one food item to be donated to the Glassboro Food Bank & receive a free book donated by The Bridge of Books Foundation. The grade level that collects the most food items will have Mr. Taibi “Clowning Around” their hallway for the day on Tuesday, March 12.
  • Creative Class Photo voting will be in the main office on the 7th & 8th. Photos must be submitted by Wednesday, March 6 & the winner will be announced on March 11.
Bullock Meeting Minutes

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BOOM! Shout-outs from the Staff!

  • Kelli, Thank you for a great, productive FUNdations Day! We got a lot done!

  • To everyone that has helped plan Read Across America Week, THANK YOU!
  • Simone and Sandy thank you for a great working session. I loved discussing our math initiatives with you both.
  • Mrs. Perry thank you for the beautiful street sign for our class. Your talents are amazing! Michelle and Katie
  • A huge shout out to Ms. Perry and Mrs. Peale for the street signs around the school! They look so great! Tag

Happy Birthday!

  • Ms. Storey - 3/4
  • Ms. Stewart - 3/8
  • Mr. Sinning - 3/10
  • Ms. Burt - 3/13
  • Ms. Bachman - 3/23
  • Ms. Tursi - 3/28

Schoolwide Events

Community events/reminders are in bold.

  • 03/08: CAST Meetings & 2-Hour Delay (Teacher Inservice)
  • 03/15: Data DUE (Math & Gr3 Comp) & Green Glassboro Assembly
  • 03/18: Parent/Teacher Conferences (3/18-3/20 early dismissals)
  • 03/22: Gr1 Dot Day, CAST Meetings
  • 03/25: Vertical Articulation (Read Alouds/Writing)
  • 03/27: Special Areas Meeting
  • 03/29: Mad Science Assembly
  • 04/05: Star Student Luncheon