Wilson News

May 16, 2016

Happy Birthday, Carrie W (5/16)

Happy Monday, Wilson Team!

I hope you had an awesome weekend and were able to enjoy the beautiful warm weather! The Allen household was very busy as each of the girls had birthday parties to attend! Needless to say, I spent my weekend playing "taxi driver" for my girls!


On another note, I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your patience and flexibility during CAASPP Testing. I know how hard you have worked this year to ensure implementation of the Common Core Standards while being conscientious of the foundational skills needed to access this material. Our students are extremely lucky to have teachers like you in their court! Keep up the phenomenal job as we only have 19 days left to MAKE a DIFFERENCE!!

Important Reminders:

  • CAASPP Make-Up Testing All Week
  • Benchmark Testing All Week (See the schedule for details)
  • All Day SST Meetings, Wednesday, 5/18 (We'll have a roving sub on campus.)
  • Minimum Day, Wednesday, 5/18 (Focus: Prepare for Open House)
  • Open House, Thursday, 5/19 from 6:00-7:00
  • Bucket Fillers Due, Friday, 5/20 by 9:45 AM

Upcoming Events:


  • Wilson Track Meet, Thursday, 5/26 (2nd/3rd Grades)
  • Wilson Track Meet, Friday, 5/27 (4th/5th Grades)
  • 1st Grade Visit, Tuesday, 5/31
  • Kickball Game: Staff vs. 5th Grade, Wednesday, 6/1 @ 12:45 PM
  • Wilson Gold Rush, 6/2-6/3
  • LAST WEEK of SCHOOL = ALL Minimum Days
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What Does it Mean to Teach Like a Pirate?

P=Passion (Rediscover your professional/content passion!)

I=Immerse (Immerse yourself in the lesson)

R=Rapport (Build rapport/relationships with your students)

A=Ask/Analyze (What could I do to make this lesson better? Reflect!)

T=Transformation (Transform your teaching! Push yourself out of your comfort zone!

E=Enthusiasm (Your demeanor will influence your students! Would you want to be a student in your class?)

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"Goose Chase" Fun in our New Grade Level Teams!

PERSPECTIVE.....

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