Updates from the West

News for December 10-14

Week's Events

Monday, December 10
9:00 - Yarcho Observation
12:00- AW IEP (Bertram, Boznos, Yarcho)
2:30 - BMP (Nelson, Belton, Rummel)

Tuesday, December 11
8:00 - Post Observation (Yarcho)
9:30 - Johanson Observation
12:30 - Groezinger Observation
2:20 - Faculty Meeting
6:30 - PTO Meeting (Braffet)

Wednesday, December 12
Dental Clinic
8:30 - Post Observation (Groezinger)

Thursday, December 13
Nurse Out
7:00 - SILT
8:15 - Time on Task (Brand)

Friday, December 14
No Speech
9:15 - South at West for Laser Light Show - Morning PE Mrs. Braffet will come to you.
12:30 - West and North Laser Light Show
2:20 - Post Observation (Johanson)

Upcoming Dates
December 17 - Gift Wrapping (1:30 - Cafeteria)
December 18 - PLC Meetings
December 19 - Talent Show (8:30)
December 20 - Christmas Concert (9:00)
December 20 - Holiday Parties in the afternoon - Time determined by teacher


Staying in the Know...

District Strategic Plan: Goal 1 - Student Achievement; Goal 2 - Quality Staff; Goal 3 - Safe Schools/Learning Environment; Goal 4 - Home/School/Community Relations

School Improvement Plan: Focuses on Increased Student Achievement (District Goal 1) and Increasing Knowledge of Common Core (District Goal 2)

-Please set a time for your holiday party on the afternoon of December 20th. There is a sheet on Audra's desk for you to fill in the time of your holiday party. This will allow us to better field calls from parents. Thank you. (District Goal 4)

-Professional development money is running out. See me ASAP if there are any additional trainings you're interested in attending this spring. (District Goal 2)

- Do you have suggested changes to the handbook for next year? Please communicate those suggestions to a SILT member. The handbook can be found at http://www.olympia.org/vnews/display.v/ART/46cc92e36f179 (District Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4)

-Check out the website. There have been some great articles posted recently. Thank you teachers!! (District Goal 4)

-Speaking of the Olympia West website, there are now buttons on the right that provide direct links to IXL and Study Island. This will make accessing the websites easier for parents. (District Goal 4)

-Audra has ordered tag board and card stock for you to use in creating your common core manipulatives/activities. It is located on the shelves under the windows in the workroom. Please feel free to use what you need, but all extra pieces should be stored in the workroom for others to use.

Calling in Sick?


Mr. Dale - ext. 6257 cell: 309-261-1486
Dr. Rummel - ext. 6010 cell: 309-846-2139 home: 309-963-4263