Inspire Elementary Monthly Update
February 7, 2020
Mark your Calendar
100th Day of School: February 10th!
The Principal's Corner
Dear Inspire Elementary Parent,
Good afternoon! I hope everybody is having a wonderful week! The last couple of weeks have been incredible here at Inspire Elementary. I have really enjoyed sitting down with many of you and it is great hearing about what is important to you when it comes to your child's education. I want to make sure that you all continue to stay with us year after year so it is important for me to know what your values are. This school is truly unique and has so many special opportunities to offer families. I absolutely love seeing the smiles on our student's faces each day and the passion that all of our teachers have.
Our students have been spending a lot of time learning new concepts through high engaging lessons. We have been able to use MAP Growth assessments to see all of the growth that our students have made. We are focusing now on celebrating our students and the growth they have made! You will be able to hear about the progress your child is making during the Parent Teacher Conferences coming up next week. Please refer to information below for more details.
We have many exciting events coming up in February so please check out our calendar!
Parent Teacher Conferences
Please begin looking for a conference letter from your child's teacher. You will have different days and times to choose from. This is a great time for our teachers to share with you the progress that we are seeing and celebrate the successes. This also is a time when we can talk about some challenges that we are facing and come up with a strong plan of action to help remediate. We are excited to see you for conferences!
Black History Month
Black History Month 2020 Theme
Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme.
The Black History Month 2020 theme, “African Americans and the Vote,” is in honor of the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment (1920) granting women’s suffrage and the sesquicentennial of the Fifteenth Amendment (1870) giving black men the right to vote.
In the Radical Reconstruction period that followed the Civil War, newly freed black men made great political gains, winning office in Southern state legislatures and even Congress. The Southern backlash was swift and marked by the passage of “black codes” designed to intimidate black voters, prompting a call for formal, national legislation on the right to vote.
**Our teachers have a lot of exciting activities to do with our students this month! We will be learning about various influential African American leaders and their impact on our country. Check out our social media to see the different activities throughout the month!