East Elementary: Excellence at Work

Staff Newsletter for 2015-2016, Episode 9

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Happy New Year!

I hope your time with family and friends was blessed and you are ready to welcome our families and students back on Tuesday! We have had a wonderful first semester because of your dedication to our students and to each other. I am excited to see what the rest of our year will bring!

January 4th Agenda and Information

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Back from the Holidays

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Campus Goals and Progress - Goal Setting for 2nd Semester

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Looking Forward to 2016

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Small Group Instruction

10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. - Quick Design Team Meeting with Grade Level Leads

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Team Meeting and Common Planning

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch On Your Own

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Continue Planning and Work in Your Room


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Looking Ahead: January Blueprint

  • January 4: Welcome Back! - Professional Development Day and Workday
  • January 5: Students Return
  • January 5: Math Conversations for Curriculum and Assessment Writers
  • January 7: 3rd Grade DRA Testing
  • January 7: Assessment Writing (ELA - K; Math - K-3)
  • January 8: 3rd Grade DRA Testing
  • January 11: 2nd Grade DRA Testing
  • January 12: Assessment Review: WW Schedule
  • January 14: 2nd Grade DRA Testing
  • January 14: SIOP Training for ESL Teachers
  • January 15: 1st Grade DRA Testing
  • January 18: MLK Holiday for Staff and Students


***Please see campus calendar for additional information and details.
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Have an AMAZING Week!