EC and LD Weekly Update

St. Richard's Episcopal School ~ 4 January 2016

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Student Spotlight

Wishing you a prosperous start to the new year with each of your students.

NEWS YOU CAN USE...

1. Photo Gallery Updates

Please remember to update your class photo galleries each week so that we may highlight in the EFF the amazing events and learning opportunities that occur in your classrooms and areas. Thank you! :)


2. Professional Development Grants - Thursday, Jan. 14

This is a friendly reminder that if you are seeking a PD opportunity totaling $500 or more, the committee will be reviewing the next round of grant applications on Thursday, Jan. 14. CLICK HERE for the application, and be sure to send it no later than day's end on Jan. 13 to: pdc@strichardsschool.org Thank you for continuing to explore fruitful learning opportunities! :)


3. TENTATIVE Midterm Grades and Comments Schedule

* Last Day to Take Grades for Midterm - Fri., Jan. 15

* Submit Midterm Comments via Backpack - Wed., Jan. 20

* KC to Return Suggestions/Corrections to Teachers - Thurs., Jan. 21

* Teachers Enter Final Comments/Updates into Backpack - Thurs., Jan. 21


4. Apple Pin Recipients - Tuesday, Jan. 19

The fourth unveiling of Grades 1-4 Apple Pin honors will take place after chapel service on Jan. 19. Therefore, please be sure to identify a student in your class who exhibits exemplary academic, civic and/or emotional performance in the classroom. Please print off and share your certificate to me by 6:00pm on Sunday, Jan. 17. CLICK HERE to download the Apple Pin certificate.


5. Spelling Bee - Friday, Jan. 22

Many thanks to Nick Stewart and Andrea Neal for overseeing this year's SRES Spelling Bee! All Gr. 4-8 students were given their appropriate grade level word lists prior to the holiday break; also available at www.spellingbee.com by signing up for a free Word Club account. Let's wish our super spellers lot of luck as they prepare for January 22 and hopefully beyond!


Have a great first week of 2016!


Fondly,

Kris :)