Davis Staff Friday Flyer

Building Better Brains!

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I find this fascinating. In less than 4 years, the qualities employers will covet most is different than they do now. I have walked through several classrooms this week and have seen things that really make me believe you understand the big picture. Students are focused on skills that translate to future success and not just answering arbitrary questions.

Calendar

Upcoming Dates

April 25 (All Week to Appreciate) Volunteer Appreciation Week & Secretary Apprec. Week

May 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4 Staff Meeting

May 6 Inclusion Event during Specials Times

May 9-13-Nurse Appreciation Week

May 9 (Monday) 3rd and 4th STAAR Math

May 10 (Tuesday) 3rd and 4th STAAR Reading

May 11 (Wednesday) 5th STAAR Science

May 15-21 Principal Appreciation Week

May 20 (Friday) Davis Night at the Frisco Roughriders!

May 26 (Friday) Field Day 7:45-11:15 am

May 27 (Friday) Professional Learning Day-No Students

May 30 (Monday) Memorial Day (No School)

June 2 (Thursday) 5th Graduation 8:30am, Class Party Day

June 3 (Friday) Last Day of School-Early Release 12:00pm

Spotlight on Professional Learning

Please Read...

This article describes the creativity crisis in American schools and how PBL has shown to not only increase student performance on tests, but also develop creativity. It also ties in brain research.

Links

Share at Professional Learning Wednesday

There are some great new and innovative teaching practices happening at Davis. Please share so all of our kids can benefit! You can also add ideas you would like shared.

Want to brag on a member of Team Davis?

So many great things going on!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find new apps and web tools for my learners?

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/


How do I access the building on the weekends?

Contact Brenda Terenas or Jan West


I need to know how to request a day off/access the copy machine/send a fax.

The staff handbook is located at: https://docs.google.com/a/pisd.edu/document/d/1NRqWSqHZJ8cJ5w1Ck29DxImlK04MijfIdlnOd_8sUmo/edit?usp=sharing

Happy Birthday Video

Happy Birthday to You!!!

September Birthdays

Bushra 9/16

Erin 9/23

Robin 9/30


April Birthdays

Myra 4/1 (April Fools....No really it is)

Melissa 4/11

Jamie 4/21

Deborah 4/23