Beating the Odds

Lakeview Staff Newsletter - February 22

Prep for March 4th PD day

All of our conversations in the last month around data have been very purposeful because they are leading up to the March 4 professional development day, which will be focused on how we use data to make instructional decisions. To prepare for this day, please make sure you are fluent with getting into different types of MAP reports on the NWEA website. Also - please print your Fall quadrant report and your Winter quadrant report (1st through 5th) and bring those along to our PD morning.

One more thing about March 4

Every district employee is present for the Trauma Sensitive Schools presentation on March 4 from 12:15-2:30 p.m. in the HS PAC. Paras have additional training on March 4 either before or after this session.

Please note that the next time every employee needs to be present will be on May 13.


If you have students with absence or tardy issues, please bring it up in conferences. If families have questions, please direct them to me after the conference. Here is the easy summary to use: "Students are allowed 10 excused absences per school year. Anything excused with a letter written by a medical provider does not count against those 10. School starts at 8:30 every morning."

Also - the ESL update on Thursday reminded us about the availability of the language line. I have used this service many times this year, and families truly appreciate it. You can use a desk phone or your cell phone using the speaker.

Looking Ahead

February 27 & 28

Conferences from 4-8 p.m. each night

Friday, March 1

No school

Monday, March 4

PD day

Wednesday, March 6

Staff meeting 7:15 a.m.

Science meeting 4 p.m.

Thursday, March 7

Social studies meeting 4 p.m.

Friday, March 8

All school assembly from 1:30-2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 13

All-school field trip to Admiral's game

Thursday, March 14

PTO meeting 6-7 p.m. (note the 6:00 start time this month)

Structural Items

If you like to check things off a list, this is for you:

Para SLO's - "Save and Notify" by Feb 22 unless we've spoken about extra time

Forward schedule plan (grades 3-5) - to Chris asap

Conference schedule - to Chris by Feb 26

School supply list - to Cortney by Feb 28

Teacher mid-year SLO's - should be done by now

Print quadrant reports (see above) - print by 2/28, bring to 3/4 PD day

Summer School Recommendation List - spreadsheet by March 11

Family newsletter - Here is the link to this week's family newsletter.

Elementary Blackout Dates - Here is a link to the calendar

Field trip discount

Old World Wisconsin is offering discounts to select schools and Lakeview would qualify for this rate. Please see this link for more info.

Character Dares & Trauma Sensitive Schools

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