Wilson Weekly

Week of December 3rd, 2018

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Action Items

  • RtI Update - The below for "Save the Dates" on the next round of formal RtI discussions.
  • Gingerbread Houses - Did someone say "competition?" For this week's faculty meeting, remember... we're providing the basic kits. Bring anything extra you'll want to add!
  • NaviGate - You may have seen an email from Amanda Simpson on Friday afternoon giving us the heads up about a company coming in to photograph classrooms for a safety/security app. Please be aware they should be by sometime this week. As soon as we get the heads-up that they're here, we'll let you know!
  • Lockout/Lockdown Drills - Due to the availability of the police, the previously scheduled Lockout Drill has been moved to Tuesday. At 9:30, we will have a Lockout drill followed by a Lockdown. Please listen carefully to the announcement for instructions on what to do.
  • Cookie Exchange - Email Kristy by December 7th if you want to participate!
  • BINGO - Thanks for joining in the Bingo fun! We'll keep the game going through this Friday. As you make a row (or rows), add your name to the QR Code doc. We'll draw for prizes on Friday (the 7th).... That will lead us into our 10 days of Holiday Fun starting the following week. #HoHoHo
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RtI Updates

Save the Date!

Mark your calendar for the next round of formal RtI discussions:

  • Kinder - TBD
  • 2nd Grade-December 20th
  • 1st Grade- January 16th

  • 3rd Grade- Feb 5th

  • 4th Grade- Feb 6th

  • 5th Grade- Feb 7th

    Don't forget, feedback/updates from our amazing Interventionists can be found in the folder below.

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Digital Resources

Take a few minutes to explore the variety of digital resources compiled by Jaime!

MackenVIA provides access to BrainPop, Discovery Ed, Pebble Go, and many others.

EL Update

Check out the updated district EL Newsletter by clicking below. There are some great ideas for accommodating for ELs in the GenEd classroom, in-detail breakdowns for TELPAS (which will be here before we know it), and a great tool (Talking Points) for communicating w/ parents in their native language.

Also, be on the look-out for ELLevation Progress Monitoring Forms which will be sent out on December 7th and due on December 21st.

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Hour of Code

This week is Computer Science Education Week and the perfect time to celebrate Hour of Code...

Be sure to explore the CISD Hour of Code resources that Trent shared earlier in the week!

There are preplanned lessons, ideas, and reflections. Whether you are looking for WIN ideas, ways to integrate into your content units, or simply for a Drop Everything And Code time... there are lots of ways to get your kids involved.

Need help? Check in with Trent!

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Upcoming Events

I wanted to give you a quick heads-up for a few events happening the week after next. It's so easy this time of year to let dates/times slip past you!

  • Mon, Dec 10th - Middle School WEST Holiday Concert - 10:00
  • Tues, Dec 11th - GE Team Coaching Day (during your conference period). Please do not schedule any meetings during your conference period.
  • Thurs, Dec 13th - Holiday Extravaganza - 5:30
  • Fri, Dec 14th - CISD Holiday Party - all day @ Admin

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Week At A Glance

  • College Day - enjoy jeans and a College shirt
  • SpEd Team Time
  • Safety & Security Team Meeting - after school


  • Ed Foundation / PTO Shirt Day - enjoy jeans w/ a PTO or Ed Foundation shirt
  • Kinder Team Time
  • Cooper @ Principal Meeting


  • 1st Grade Team Time
  • Kids of Character Breakfast
  • Faculty Meeting


  • 2nd Grade Team Time
  • 5th Grade Spelling Bee


  • Rise & Shine
  • Jordan Out