Mulberry Muse

Success Rooted in a Community of Learners

A Peek at the Week - November 16 - 22, 2014

Specials Week 3

Lunch Week 4

Saturday, November 15

Art Workshop

Sunday, November 16

Monday, November 17

3-4:00 Dance Club

3:00-4:30 Impact Club

3-4 Leadership Team mtg

Tuesday, November 18

Happy Birthday Candace Swords

Student Council Voting grade 3-5: Secretary, Treasurer, Historian

11-2 Costco visit/mailroom

3-4:30 Faculty Munch/Committee Mtgs

Wednesday, November 19

Student Council Voting grade 3-5: President & vice President

7:15 Witzzle Pro

8:30-10:30 Local School Council (conference room)

8:30-11:30 Dacula Cluster Literacy Vertical Team (faculty room)

11:30 Principal Cluster Meeting (conference room)

12:30-3:30 Math Vertical Team (faculty room)

3:00 BTC/Service

Thursday, November 20

Principal for a Day - Mrs. Debbie Kalec

RBES Planning

7:30-11:15 3rd grade

11:45-3:30 2nd grade

3:00 Robotics & Robotics NXT

3:00-4:00 Readers Rally

6-7:30 Mulberry READS Celebration

Friday, November 21

Student Council voting for 4th & 5th grades: class representatives

4th Grade Colonial Days

5th Grade Immigration Day

1:30-2:30 Kindergarten performance/gym

Saturday, November 22-Sunday, November 30

Thanksgiving Holidays

Building open Mon & Tues from 6am-2pm

Key Links

Mulberry Angel Tree

Thanks to the generosity of our faculty, several of our families will enjoy presents under the tree this year.

Our angel tree, filled with wish ornaments, is in the faculty lunchroom. Thank you for supporting families close to home.

Laptops Over Thanksgiving Break

All laptops and tablets need to be in a locked cabinet over the Thanksgiving break.

Student council elections

No doubt you have seen the posters and heard about the fifth grade students running for officer positions in student council. Third, fourth and fifth grade students will Vote for officers on Tuesday and Wednesday, immediately following televised speeches at the end of the Meerkat News Show.

Half Day Planning

Please bring to planning your beginning-of-the-year Fountas & Pinnell data, DDA scores that Jonathan provided to you, and samples of common assessments used by your grade level.

mulberry reads

Please continue to promote our Mulberry READS selection. Your enthusiasm and participation will compel your students to join in!

We are looking forward to a fun celebration on Thursday, November 20th.

Winter Party Schedule

Winter parties are just around the corner. Follow the link for an advanced copy of the schedule.

aspiring leader program

Applications for the Aspiring Leader Program - Cohort 6 are now open! Teachers with at least four years of successful teaching experience, a Master's degree, and evidence of successful leadership at the local school/district level, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be recommended by their current principal. Please refer to the instructions below:

Applications will be accessible through AppliTrack™ (Job ID: 39014)
Application timeline: October 30th – November 21st @ 3:00 pm

  • Master’s Degree (leadership certification not required)
  • 4 years of successful teaching experience
  • PrincipalInsight™ Score
  • Resume and current certification (uploaded)
  • Principal Reference Form (from current principal)


  • Thank you Sue M. for your talents in the classroom and your support in getting the F & P board up - you are amazing! Denyse
  • Thank you for the good wishes and prayers for Kendyl during her surgery last week. Denyse
  • To Amy, Candace, Donna, Jessica, Laurrie, Melissa, and Melissa: Nice job creating a dropbox that is not only appropriate for first grade, but is giving me ideas for my Thanksgiving meal! Way to go! - Heather W

  • To the Entire Staff: So proud that Mulberry was highlighted at my eClass Lead Innovator meeting this week! Way to go everyone! Your work getting our students connected is being noticed all over the county!- Heather W