Updates and Reminders

Eastview Elementary School - September 3, 2015


As I've said before, it's not about programs. It's about people. I've also talked about treating everyone as though they are good. In speaking with Mr. Collins this morning, he expressed agreement with those statements and complimented all of us on the welcoming environment we are striving for here at Eastview. Thank you all for keeping Eastview the kind of place our kiddos deserve.

Kudos to Doug, Gary, and Shawn once again for doing such an excellent job cleaning and maintaining our building. On Wednesday evening, the entire administrative team was in the building and many of them went on and on about how nice things are here. In fact, Jane said the building looks better now than it did when she was a student here. As you know, for many of our students, our school building is the cleanest, safest place they have in their lives.

Next Week:

Monday: No School

Tuesday: PTO Mtg @ 4:00

Wednesday: TSCG In-service at the Resource Center (details below)

Thursday: Elem. Principals' Mtg @ 9:00, Math Night @ 6:00

Friday: Last day to review Reading Benchmark 1 with students (grades 3-6)

Total School Cluster Grouping - We will have professional development on Sept. 2 and Sept. 9 with graduate students from Purdue on curriculum compacting and differentiation.

  • Sept. 9 (8:15-11:00) 3rd & 4th grade teachers; and 12:15-3:00 5th & 6th grade teachers. Special education teachers will attend a session as well.
  • The training will take place at the Resource Center. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you all for your support!


To Do

I would really appreciate your help in completing the following surveys. The 11th is the last day for this.

Leadership Capacity Inventory: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S3WJDVH_L

School Culture Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BFSYZ9R_C

On the Calendar

Sept. 14 - Day for Case Conferences (@1:00), Staff Mtg. @ 2:45, 1st Day of 6th Gr. Band, Acuity Readiness Window Opens (schedule to come)

Sept. 17 -1st Grade Vision Screening for the Corporation at Eastview (Thank you Brenda C. and Claudia for helping out with this!)

Sept. 18- Popcorn Friday

Sept. 25 - Eagles of the Month Names Due

Sept. 30 - Last Day for White Ticket Goal

Oct. 1 - UDL Training 12:00-3:00 Ary, Foulke, Hufferd, Sherck

Oct. 5 - Case Conference Day, Fall Picture Day, ISTEP Test Security Forms Due

Oct. 7 - Admin Mtg at 3:45

Oct. 15 & 16 - Indiana Connected Educators Conference (Burgeson, Crowe, Myers, Phegley)

Oct. 19-23 - Fall Break

Oct. 29 - Fallapalooza @ 6:00

PBIS Note - September focus: Be Respectful

With the number of counselors meeting with kiddos during our lunch periods, I would like to avoid having students use their blue tickets to purchase "lunch in the conference room" on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We simply do not have the space. The others days should work fine, just send Brenda and I an email in advance, so we can avoid other conflicts.

PTO News

Here are the notes from our August meeting.

Popcorn Sales- Mrs. Jones is taking care of the Popcorn Friday schedule. We have a number of parent volunteers for this!

Communication- Eastview now has a PTO Facebook page.

Fallapalooza- The September 8 PTO meeting will focus on organizing this event. You are all welcome to attend.

Check out the teacher pages and blogs! This is a great way to keep our families in the loop!