Panther Updates

January 11th-15th

Engaging. Relevant. Personal. Every Learner- Every Day

Week at a Glance

Monday 11th- Happy Challenge Day 6- Calm the paper chaos. Organize your papers or student work by filing them, throwing them away, or putting them in an orderly fashion. Mr. Holt will be shadowing one of our students all day long.

Tuesday 12th-Innovation Team Meeting- 8am- Janie's Room, Must Do, May Do Staff Meeting at 4pm in Mrs. Sartin's Room, Happy Challenge Day 7- Think of a student who is behaved and always works well, but they might not stand out as a top student. Call that student's parents or guardians with some praise.

Wednesday 13th- Mr. Holt @ Leadership Meetings. Math Team Meetings, Happy Challenge Day 8- Compliment another teacher on something they have done well for their students or the school. Appreciation goes a long way.

Thursday 14th- Holt out in the PM, Happy Challenge Day 9- Find an inspirational quote online that you relate to in some way, write on a post-it, and put it somewhere on your desk.

Friday 15th- 5th grade to Nature Center, Happy Challenge Day 10, DON"T DO ANY WORK today at lunch and DON'T feel guilty about it.

No School on January 18th- Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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ChromeBook Checkout

If ChromeBooks do not come back (are forgotten) or come back uncharged the student may not take the ChromeBook home for one week.

January Growth Plan Meetings

I am not asking you to schedule a time with me yet but letting you know that in January we will sit down to discuss your progress on your personal growth plan and the action steps you have taken thus far. We will simply set down at a table close the computer and I'll just listen to you walk me through your progress so far this year.



If you need help uploading any documents to TOWER please let me know. Some of you have had items, screen shots, anecdotal records, you have already loaded but just let me know if you need help.

LEXIA Usage Goal Window of Fame

When your students reach their weekly Lexia reading goals please send them to the office with a buddy (for supervision). Students will get to sign their name to the window of the interior doors with an expo worker. (We will clean the windows weekly)

Upload Your Classroom Photos Please

I have shared a link via Google and in the link below. Any time you take photos of your class please upload them below when you have a chance. We will use all of these photos to upload and share on our hallway tvs, at Panther Pride Assemblies, on Portland's facebook, and for our year book.

The link to our Portland Photos is below.
https://drive.google.com/a/sps.org/folderview?id=0BxB3dii4jkE8OUk5dy1VR3RpbTg&usp=sharing
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