Owl Notes

NOVEMBER 22

DR. NULL'S CISD WORD OF THE YEAR...

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POSITIVE THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK...

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THINGS TO KNOW...

* We made it! Remember your assignment, MINIMAL, if any school work over the break! Enjoy the 3 Fs. :) Family, Friends and Food! (Well, 4 - football)

* Seems hypocritical to even say this, but...Marina will be at work on Monday and Tuesday only next week so the building will be open like 8-4.

* Team Leader Monday, December 2 upon return.

* Bilingual Coach will be here Monday, December 2.

* 12 day countdown starts Tuesday, December 3.

* A couple of prinicpals are scheduled to visit and walk classrooms on Wednesday. If we pop in, just keep teaching! Just showcasing the greatness that you do!

* ATTENDANCE - Please call when you are seeing a student absent, tardy or leaving early. We need documentation in ViewIt regarding these phone calls. If you do not make contact with the parent. still document that you attempted to contact. We must have contact and contact attempts documented when filing truancy charges!

FOUNDATIONS NEWS

In an effort to reinforce good behavior between Thanksgiving and Winter break, we are bringing back the OK behavior but changing it to ORE behavior.


Week 1 - Dec. 2 - 6 - teachers will have an O to display in your classroom. It has 80 circles inside it. You will also have tickets to hand out. (Remember, I think we reused the tickets last year since students don't put their names on them) As students get tickets for OUTSTANDING HALLWAY BEHAVIOR, teachers collect the tickets and color in a circle. When your class gets all 80 filled in, they win a TRIP TO THE TREASURE TOWER!


Week 2 - December 9 - 13 - Respectful interactions - You will get an R and different colored tickets for Respectful Interactions. When students are caught have respectful interactions with each other or with an adult, they get a ticket. The rest is the same as the O.


Week 3 - Dec. 16 - 19 - Excellent Cafeteria Behavior - Same as above but specifically looking at cafeteria behavior.

BIRTHDAY/GIFT BOOK CLUB

Maria has started Birthday/gift book club where parents can go online, purchase a book from a pre-selected list, and donate it to the library. Please help us promote this. There is a link to the information and website on our Oak Ridge homepage.
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SPECIAL NOTE

Monday, February 17 on the calendar was scheduled as Presidents' Day Holiday/ Staff make-up day. Since we missed days in September, this is a make up day for all professional staff. If you clock in and out, you will not come to school this day. Team leaders will be meeting on Monday after Thanksgiving to determine the plans for the day. Just make sure you note that you are expected to be here on that day.

ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

* Kim Mize and Dusti Moran for hiding feathers one day! - T & K

* All teams for the excitement you brought with you daily to turkey feather hunt!

* Rachel Henderson thanks for a wonderful Thanksgiving feast set up! - Missy

* Raya thanks for doing detention duty both days this week. - Missy

* Stephanie and Felix for helping clean the lounge on Wednesday after school. - Kara

FOCUS FOR 19-20

ENSURE THAT GOOD QUALITY INSTRUCTION IS TAKING PLACE IN ALL CLASSROOMS BY FOCUSING ON:


*integration of technology

*implementation of guided math 3x a week

*improving Tier 1 best practices

SUGGESTION BOX

Okay, it was mentioned to me that the link no longer worked. I've updated it so if you try it and it doesn't go to the "Suggestion Box," please let me know. Just a reminder that suggestions can be made anonymously if you don't want your identify known. If you have suggestions and/or concerns throughout the year, this is one place you will have to let administration know.


https://forms.gle/1qjtmFgWMFQDWvof8

SUGGESTION BOX RESPONSES

Unless a decision needs to be taken to Team Leader or Site Based, answers will be poster here weekly as needed.

FUTURE DATES TO KNOW...

NOVEMBER

25 - 29 - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!!!!!

25 - Karen Boren's birthday

26 - Lisa Lara's birthday

28 - Kim Johnson and Rachel Henderson's birthdays


DECEMBER

2 - Bilingual coach on campus

2 -Team Leader

3 - 12 day Countdown to the Holidays begins

3 - Kara out AM

4 - Stop the Bleed training

8 - Hillary Soniat's birthday

10 - 4th and 2nd switch specials for testing

11 - 2nd and 3rd switch specials for testing

11 - PTO Luncheon

11 - Kara out to TELPAS training p.m

12 - Fourth grade program

16 - Nancy Heidenreich's birthday

16 - Site Based Meeting

18 - Sherry Kissner's birthday

18 - Technology come and go PD during conference

19 - Early release

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