Cougar "Prints"

Week of May 23

End-Of-Year Expectations & Closeout

With less that three weeks left of school (and no, this isn't a countdown :), please ensure we plan meaningful and engaging lessons all up until 12pm, June 8th. I know we have a lot of end-of-year celebrations happening and I am excited about those, just be mindful of the types of learning environments we are creating for our students, and that every minute counts, even after EOGs. Behavior issues often arise at the end of May and into June, and most will agree that engaged minds are the best remedy to have a great closeout to the school year. Thanks for all that you do!


EOY Check List - the final set of directions and initial sheet will be sent out Monday or Tuesday of next week. Once you receive the checklist, let me know if you have any questions.


ALL Testing Materials Returned - Be mindful of all testing materials, and let's have a smooth finish to the year.


Congratulations, Danny White! 25 years of service to Cabarrus County Schools!

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STAFF SHOUT-OUTS!

Shout-out to Mrs. Smith! A staff member wrote to me expressing thanks for all that she does. She is always willing to help out and fills in to support teachers. Thanks, Allison, for being such a team player!


Shout-outs to all of K-2 Teachers and TAs for their efforts and patience getting mClass testing finished up.


Donna Hamilton - she may be a new grandmother today!


(If you would like to include a shout-out to someone each week, please let me know by Thursday of each week)

Paperback Book Donations

Please include in your communication to parents that Mrs. Phillips has requested any and all donations of paperback books be sent to the Media Center. If you or your parents are doing any Spring cleaning, please donate those items so they can be sent home with our students this summer.

IMPORTANT DATES

May 25-26 EOG Testing Reading & Math - Science the following week!


June 1 - Staff Meeting - LAST ONE :)


June 2 - Field Day & STEM Recognition


June 8 - Cumulative Folder Party - 1:30 pm - until finished & PTCO/Administration Luncheon for all Staff starting at 12:30 pm following dismissal.


June 10 - Safe Schools Training - Back Injury - everyone to complete