TES Staff Update

For the Week of March 5-9

Our Mission

Lapeer Community Schools is a dynamic community organization embracing our students with a quality learning environment, developing independent and confident learners for the future.

Non-negotiable Goal

Collaboration, Compromise and Commitment

We are "Turrill Tough"

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Teacher Day:

  • The teacher workday for Turrill teachers is from 8:40 – 3:45.
  • On Collaboration or SIP/Staff Meetings the teacher workday is 7:50 - 3:45.
  • 1-Hour Professional Development Days are from 7:40-8:40.
A Further Look Ahead - Click here for School Calendar

Building events will be posted to the calendar on our school website.

Nuts and Bolts for the Week

Teach/Review/Practice - Week 28: Bus


Pledge Helper's this Week - Baxter (Hallock on deck)


BOOK FAIR THIS WEEK


Tornado Drill this Week - initiated by an office announcement


Monday, March 5 -

  • I have a K-5 Admin meeting in the PM at ASC
  • District PAC meeting at 6:00 at ASC


Tuesday, March 6 -

  • Morning Collaboration at 7:50 - 3rd-5th grade will be trained on and given access to the M-STEP Accommodations planning spreadsheet at 7:50 in the Specials Room
  • I'll be at a McKinney-Vento Self-Assessment meeting at the GISD in the AM


Wednesday, March 7 –

  • SAT meeting at 7:45 in the PLC room
  • Blue Plate Lunch from 12:00-1:00 (Tpr. Fenslau)


Thursday, March 8 -

  • March is Reading Month Planning Meeting at 7:30 in Jessica's room
  • I'll be out of district at the MACUL conference
  • PTC DANCE at CFI at from 5:00-7:00


Friday, March 9 -

  • NO SCHOOL
  • Parapro PD from 8:00-3:00
  • I'll still be at the MACUL conference
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I have a cool book to share with the kids for March is Reading Month

Here are the dates I have planned to visit the classrooms...no set date or time but hoping I can just pop in as my schedule allows:


  • March 5-9 Grades K-1
  • March 12-16 Graded 2-3
  • March 19-23 Grades 4-5

Next Young Scholars Assembly

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TEACHER CORNER

Guided Reading in the UK

...do you notice any similarities or differences?
https://youtu.be/QWDnN7nGqiA
Politics in Education

Click here for the site recommended by Marie for the latest in legislative updates.

SIP

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M-STEP UPDATES

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CURRICULUM RESOURCES

Content Area Building Level Leads

ELA - Jessica Oliver


Math - Crystal Hoganson


Science - Dave Chaffin


Social Studies - Jennifer Christian


Technology - Bob Losinger, Jennifer Christian

The latest Curriculum Update: November 2017

SCHOOL SAFETY

Emergency Drills (Updated on 8-7-17):

Three Lockdowns (one during lunch/recess)

  • August 16 (will be rescheduled)

  • November 9

  • March 16


Five Fire Drills (three before Dec 1 and one during lunch/recess)

  • August 10

  • September 13

  • October 11 during lunch/recess

  • April 13

  • May 14


Two Tornado Drills (one in March)

  • August 22

  • March 8

CARE Team

Purpose: called in Emergency Situations when Staff and/or Student Safety is at risk.


Emergency Situations:

1. Is there an ongoing emergency?

2. Does the student's behavior pose an imminent risk to student's or others' safety?

3. Does the situation require an immediate intervention?


Protocol for Summoning the Team:

  • Classroom teacher will contact the office by any means necessary
  • Secretary (or available office staff) will do a PA call for "CARE Team to Room (include teacher's name)


Team members:

  • All Staff trained in CPI
  • Custodial Staff
  • Office Staff

Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)

Purpose: called in emergency Medical situations.


Protocol for Summoning the Team:

  • Classroom teacher will contact the office by any means necessary
  • Secretary (or available office staff) will do a PA call for "MERT Team to Room (include teacher's name)


Team Members:

  • Robert Downey - CPI, CPR, Epipen, AED
  • RaeAnne Fielder - CPI, Epipen
  • Kim Sullilvan - CPI, First Aid/CPR, AED, Epipen
  • Shannon Newton - CPI, First Aid/CPR, AED
  • Dennis King or Rick Martin