Sweeny Blueprint

Week of January 4th, 2016

Welcome Back Team Sweeny!

Happy 2016! I am so excited to begin the second semester with each of you! My wish is that you had a restful and relaxing break! Please join me in welcoming our new team members:


Sarah Hanley-Sweeny Nurse

Morgan Johnson-2nd Grade Aide

Chris Lockmiller-Assistant Principal

Diana Mikaelian-2nd grade teacher

Abby Trammel-2nd grade Student Teacher (Jodi Wilcox)


In closing, I love this little blog by Miss Jenna and what she says about being in education and returning after break. I hope you do too! Click here.

A Week at a Glance

Announcement Helpers: Mrs. Harter's Class

Monday, January 4th: Teacher Work Day

Tuesday, January 5th: 8:05 Baby Mangan Reveal; 8:30 SPED Staffing

Wednesday, January 6th: 8 a.m. grade card cycle closes; 8:30 SIT Staffing

Thursday, January 7th: 4 pm 2nd Quarter Literacy Makeup Meeting; Fire Drill

Friday, January 8th: Grade cards go home; 1:30 3rd-5th grade Leadership Assembly (cafe); Teresa Wise's Birthday

Effective Feedback

John Hattie tells us that feedback has an effect size of .75. Watch this video on student to student feedback.

January Quote of the Month

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Together is better...thank you for keeping our spaces clean and organized!

December-Please remember to check your assigned area each day...thank you!

Sweeny Diner/Staff Lounge-Office Team

Makerspace-3rd Grade

Literacy Library-5th Grade

Sweeny Elementary-Beth Engelhart Principal & Chris Lockmiller Asst. Principal

At Sweeny Elementary, we are committed to empowering our students and school community to see their full potential and use their gifts for the collective good of the school.