Ms. Mac's Memos

Week of March 1st

Mission & Vision

Park Street Mission:

We Learn. We Grow. We Thrive.

Park Street Vision:

Our vision is to provide a collaborative foundation for successful learning and living through:

P- Positive Experiences

S- Supporting all students

E- Engaging with the community and creating

S- Students of excellence

Week at a Glance


  • PLCs


  • New Teacher check-in


  • UOS PD with Hannah


  • UOS PD with Hannah


  • Writing Camp 9-11 (Building open 8:30-12)



Coaches' Corner

Align the goals in Writing Strategies Book to Units of Study and Writing Pathways.

To help you use her Writing Strategies Book most effectively, Jennifer Serravallo has created a crosswalk between her book and several commonly used writing approaches and programs.

Read more and download here:

PD sessions from last week's staff meeting

Just a reminder, if you missed last staff meeting, I have extra Math kits Ms. Powell created in my office. Please swing by to grab one. You will need to meet with her to get the training on how to use the kits.

Also, many of you mentioned wanting the math manipulative kit that was used in the demonstration. I am happy to purchase these, but you will need to get the full retraining from Ms. Powell. Please use the sign up genius to sign up to attend the PD.



School Spending reminders

We recently underwent an audit for our school. The audit revealed a few practices that we need to review. Please see the list below:

  • No money can stay in classrooms over night
  • All money collected from students must be receipted and turned in daily
  • Change CANNOT be given to students for field trips. If students turn in more money than is required, it is considered a donation to the school and must be receipted. Please communicate to parents to send in EXACT change.
  • A pink form must be filled out prior to any purchase made
  • ALL money collected for PTA events/fundraisers/etc. must be deposited in the PTA safe outside of the media center. (You can still send the money up in the black homeroom envelopes. We will take care of putting it in the proper safe.)



Staff Shout Outs... (please submit shout-outs by Thursday at 3pm)

There were no shout outs this week