Celebrate Each Other!
January 29th Staff Development
- Music teachers will have a Professional Development opportunity for 2 hours at Scholls Heights from 12:30 -2:30
Staff Meeting Tuesday 3:15pm
SMART/TITLE Team Meetings
We are moving along with getting the mid-year Reading and Math screeners completed. Attached is a schedule of the follow up meetings. We will be combining the Title meetings with Angela/Karlas SMART meetings - many of the topics overlap.
Along with the schedule is a list of the agenda items we are planning to cover. Julie will be ordering subs.
As always we are looking forward to getting time to all be together and chat about students.
Feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns or topics you want to make sure we cover.
2016 here we come
14th - Kindergarten and First Grade
15th - Second and Third Grades
20th - Fourth and Fifth Grades
These will be combine with your Title meetings. Please check Maureen's email for details about times and agenda.
Reminder: Board Approval Required for Grants
In accordance with District Policy DE, grant applications in excess of $10,000 must be approved by the Board. The following information is required for Board approval:
· Name of grant
· Funding agency
· Amount of funding requested
· Submission date
· Decision date by funding agencyTo receive Board approval, please email this information to Jon Bridges at least one week prior to a School Board business.
Kindergarten NGSS Force and Motion Physical Science Support Sessions:
The next kindergarten science unit materials will arrive in buildings by the end of the day this Friday. The Beaverton Kindergarten NGSS Force and Motion Unit Overview is linked with lesson plans and resources. Learn about instructing the NGSS Kindergarten Force and Motion unit from kindergarten leaders who had an early start implementing the unit. Attend either the Force and Motion Physical Science Unit Support session on Monday, January 25th session from 3:45-6:15 with extended contract educational rate compensation for 2.5 hours or from 12:30-3:30 sub release on Wednesday, January 27th. This time includes unit sense making and planning time. Teachers will be sent information in an e-mail Friday with the TeacherSource registration link.
Next Round of 1st-5th Grade Interactive Science Kit Materials in Buildings January 4th-March 7thThe next round of 1st-5th grade science kit bins were delivered to schools over the winter break so that science instruction can begin on this week for the next rotation. View the linked 2015-16 Science Kit Rotation Schedule to see which unit bins your school received. Carol Biskupic Knight, Elementary Science TOSA is available to meet with teams after school during January and February or in the afternoon of January 29th to support teachers in understanding the activity materials and/or planning the unit of instruction. Teams should contact Carol via e-mail or at 503-356-4402
District Wide Lock Out Drill January 13th
Angela and Karla OUT
January 15th 7:30am-10:00am