The Riebli Record

October 25, 2019

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A message from Mrs. Todd

Thank you Riebli Community! This week has been a challenging week and you have been so supportive of our decisions. Our number 1 goal is safety. Our second goal is student learning. We make all of our decisions with these goals in the forefront of our thoughts.


We know that this weekend is forecasted to be the worse wind event yet. Please check email, listen to voicemails, check social media, so that you know the plan for Monday.

Enjoy your weekend and do some fun, fall activities!


Remember to stop and enjoy the small moments!


XO,

Mrs. Todd

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Mark West Education Foundation News!!

Want to support our district music program? We need your help! Right now we are looking for parent volunteers to contact sponsors for our spring fundraiser and to set up "Dine and Donate" events at local businesses. We are also in need of a secretary to record minutes at our monthly MWEF board meetings. If you want to help, you can contact Mrs. Kaufman at kkaufman@mwusd.org or Shannon Duffy at mwef@mwusd.org. Thank you for helping to keep the music playing in our school district!


Save the Date! Our annual spring Polenta Feed will be Saturday, March 28, 2019 (note the corrected date).

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Project Based Learning Update

Project Based Learning (PBL) Update:


The following is an update regarding project based learning within the Mark West School District as well as a preview of upcoming events.


September 16th was the kick off assembly and Literacy Night at Riebli to begin their One School, One Book project for the year. This year the Panthers are reading The Wild Robot. Every teacher received a crate designed to look like the crate our main character Roz, the robot, was packed into when she landed on the island. Each crate held the contents necessary for 4 weekly activities. During a staff meeting, teachers opened their special delivery and participated in the first activity together and collaborated on ways to differentiate according to grade level and student abilities. The STEM activities included building a Roz robot, camouflaging their Roz robot, building a shelter/nest for Roz, and building a prosthesis when poor Roz loses a leg!


The school wide culminating will be a parade of projects involving STEM, technology, along with communicating their learning in a variety of ways from songs to green screen movies. The big event is Thursday, November 21st!


Thank you and looking forward to more exciting educational PBLs in the near future!


Lisa Warne

lwarne@mwusd.org

PBLIST


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This week at Riebli!

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