Happenings in the Ethridge Den!

Bobcats! It's all about relationships! February 12

Second Semester Celebrations

Second semester can be such a stressful time for all of us, including students! Let's make sure we celebrate success, big or small. A few fourth graders visited my office to share their MAP data and the goals they met at MOY. So exciting! I also noticed the big smiles on a few students' faces who were named Ohana of the week in their classroom.


Please post student work you would like to celebrate on the spotlight bulletin board near the front doors.

PLC Schedule

Another great MOY draft day was facilitated by our wonderful I-Team last Friday. Love that all teams came to the meeting so prepared!

Back to normal PLC schedule this week.

MOY Celebrations

The MAP MOY window closed last Friday allowing me to access student growth summary reports this weekend. So proud of our students and teachers for the outstanding results!

Here are a few highlights:

Reading: 64% of students in Kinder met projected growth

Math: 3 grade levels had over 50% of students who met projected growth

I will share the full report at our next faculty meeting.

A Peek into Ethridge Classrooms

My happy place is in your classrooms! Many times I see teachers creating memorable moments for students that are engaging and motivate students to work collaboratively to complete complex tasks. I hope you enjoy the pics below!

New to Lead4ward Instructional Playlist

Assessment is an important part of the learning process as they provide a snapshot of student learning which should include formative and summative assessments. Consider using the lead4ward strategy below to review assessment items. This strategy moves students from being passive to active learners during assessment reviews.
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Next Week in the Den

Monday, February 12: 100th Day of School; Window Opens for TELPAS Writing Collection; TELPAS Calibration 3:45 Computer Lab

Tuesday, February 13: TELPAS Calibration 3:45 Computer Lab

Wednesday, February 14: Valentine's Party 2:15

Thursday, February 15: PTA Mtg. 6 PM with 2nd Grade Performance

Friday, February 16: House Family Friday

A Look Ahead:

PLC Time Goes Back to 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade

Monday, February 19: Staff Development Day

Tuesday, February 20:

Wednesday, February 21: Kristen to support Kinder w/ writers' workshop

Thursday, February 22: Kristen to support 1st w/ writers' workshop; Spring Conference Night

Friday, February 23: House Pep-Rally 8:00 - 8:15; LPAC Mtgs. for 3, 4, and 5 grade during conference time; End of 4th grading period

Ethridge Students and Teachers HAVE GOALS!

As we approach that challenging time of year, how are you setting behavior goals for your students?
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