Mrs. Kondikoff's Friday Focus

Lopatcong Elementary School

Friday, May 13, 2016

AM Arrival

Please make sure that you are in your classroom, with your students, from 7:50am-8:00am and that morning procedures and/or instruction begins in your classroom at 8:00am.

Guidance Counselor

I will be handling all guidance counselor issues beginning today. If there is something you would normally e-mail or discuss with the guidance counselor, please e-mail me or see me and I will address it.


Mrs. Conner will no longer be taking lunch groups. Please let the students know.

PTA Newsletter

The last PTA newsletter will be going out at the bginning of June. It would be really nice to get something to wrap up the year from each grade level! Articles are due Friday, May 20th. You can send them to lopatnewsletter@yahoo.com.

Team Meetings and Staff Meeting

Please use your two team meetings per week to complete your data dig forms. The data wall and data dig form must be complete, including fourth marking period assessment data by Monday, June 13, 2016.


At the staff meeting on Wednesday, May 18th, I will give an overview of the schedule for the upcoming school year. Any remaining time after the presentation may be used for data digs.

Library Books

Thursday, May 26th is the last day students may check out library books for this school year. Please make sure all students return their library books by Friday, June 3rd.

Personal Days

For all personal day requests, please remember to e-mail me when you submit for a personal day on the district form so that I know to approve/not approve it in a timely fashion. Also, please remember that according to contract, you must request your personal day at least 5 days in advance of the day you are requesting it, except in the case of an emergency. If the day you are requesting is an emergency or immediately before or after a weekend, holiday, or vacation you must provide a reason for taking such leave.

Emergency Sick Days

If you are calling out sick due to an emergency after 6:30am, please make a phone call directly to Deb Winters, in addition to filling out the form.

Upcoming Events

5/16 NO SCHOOL

5/18 Staff Meeting @ 2:45pm

5/25 First Grade Field Trip to Turtleback Zoo

5/25 NJ ASK-Fourth Grade Science

5/26 Third Grade Field Trip to Quiet Valley

5/26 Memorial Day Program @ 10:00am (Gym)

5/27 & 5/30 NO SCHOOL

5/31 Fourth Grade Trip to the Canal Museum

6/1 Kindergarten Concert @ 6:30pm-ES Gym

6/1 Grand Falloons Assembly K-4 @ 9:30am

6/3 Middle School Band to play for Fourth Grade @ 1:30pm-ES APR

6/7 BOE Meeting @ 7:00pm-MS

6/9 Fourth Grade Picnic 9:00am-11:30am

6/9 12:00 Dismissal (AM K&PreK 8-10; PM K&PreK 10-12) (PM In-Service-Genesis Lesson Planning)

6/10 Field Day

6/10 12:00 Dismissal 12:00 Dismissal (AM K&PreK 8-10; PM K&PreK 10-12) (PM In-Service-Genesis Lesson Planning)

6/13 Field Day Raindate

6/13 Report Cards Due at 3:00pm

6/13 12:00 Dismissal (AM K&PreK 8-10; PM K&PreK 10-12)

6/14 12:00 Dismissal (AM K&PreK 8-10; PM K&PreK 10-12)

6/15 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF

6/15 12:00 Dismissal (AM K&PreK 8-10; PM K&PreK 10-12)