Upton Update (Staff Edition)

Week of February 8, 2016

John is out on Monday & Tuesday

I will be at a conference in Lansing on Monday and Tuesday of this week. I will be at Upton very briefly on Monday morning (until 8:45 a.m.). I will be back at Upton on Wednesday. You can text, call, or email me if I am needed.

Report Cards

Don't forget to send Report Cards home on Monday! Please remind students to bring the envelope back signed by a parent.

Hearing Screening

Monday will be the last day for our Hearing Screening at Upton for grades K, 2 & 4.

PTA Meeting

Monday, we have a PTA Meeting. Tim Boyer will serve as our Teacher Representative. He is going to show the parents Discovery Education Science and how he is using it with his students. If you have anything to share, please let him know! Thanks for doing this, Tim!

Professional Development on Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 10, we will be having Professional Development at 7:50 a.m. We will be focusing on some PLC time to work on Math planning based on our School Improvement Plan as well as Pearson data.

Count Day on Wednesday

Count Day is this Wednesday! Please remind your students' parents to have their children here on time and present this day!

Reading Assembly for Grades 1 & 2

On Friday, we will be having a college basketball player and coach from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay coming to read with our 1st and 2nd grade students!

Congratulations, Heather Dorogi!

Heather was named our Teacher of the Year for Upton Elementary this year! Besides being an excellent teacher, she has been a leader in organizing activities for our Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Committee which includes ROCK Stars and our ROCK Band program. Congratulations!

Mid-Winter Break

There will be no school on Monday, February 15 & Tuesday, February 16!

This Week's Calendar


Hearing Screening (afternoon)

Administrative Council (John @ Board Office 9:00-11:00 a.m.)

John in Lansing (after Administrative Council)

Report Cards go home today

PTA Meeting 7:00 in the Media Center


John in Lansing (all day)


Count Day

Professional Development 7:50-9:20 a.m.

IEPs (all day)


Teacher Meeting 9:30 a.m.

Probationary Reviews 1:00-3:00 p.m. (John @ Board Office)

Book Club 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Creating Cultures of Thinking)

Board of Education Meeting 7:00 p.m. (@ Board Office)


Basketball Reading Assembly Grades 1 & 2 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

IEP 2:00 p.m.