Benefield Elementary Beacon
December 15, 2014
District Developed Assessments (DDA) this week!
Dr. Myers sent out directions via email. Test will be checked out by the upstairs testing closet. We will have three stations for returning test (Downstairs media center hallway, upstairs OR hallway and upstairs by Michel Eugene's room). Please review your answer documents and check for any stray marks. We will scan the answer documents and make any corrections on the spot.
eClass C&I Professional Learning
Sunshine Winter Luncheon & Dessert Bar
The dessert bar will be available in the front office conference room from 10:30 - 1:00. Please drop off your items which do not require refrigeration/heating on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning.
OMC Data in Communities
Trailer Laptops & Electronics
Clean out Refrigerators
Student Health Surveys (Grades 3-5 only)
If students return the survey "permission slips" this is for a DO NOT PARTICIPATE. Please send all permission slips to Dr. Walker for follow up.
Twelve Days of Winter Break Incentive
January 5th Professional Learning Day
Academic Contracts & Report Cards
2nd Nine Weeks Report Card Timeline
1/6/2015 Grades must be entered by 12 midnight
1/7-8/2015 Report card verifications emailed to teachers
1/8/2015 Teachers submit Good Citizen names by 12 midnight
1/9/2015 Teachers meet during planning to verify report cards in media center conference room.
1/12/2015 LSTC pulls perfect attendance and good citizens & prints certificates
1/13/2015 LSTC prints report cards
1/15/2015 Report Cards in Mailboxes
1/16/2015 Report Cards go Home in Friday Folders with Academic Contracts
Individual Teacher Data Sheets
When recording, it is important that we use the same coding system. Please enter your exemplar data as N-0, N-1, N-2, A-3, etc. Only enter a letter for your reading level and enter a score out of 100 for your SBA.
All data sheets are due Friday, January 9th.
Bingo with the Principal (12/19/14)
This month, we are having our "Bingo with the Principal" celebration on Friday, December 19th. Kindergarten students will play Bingo beginning at 8:20 - 8:55 AM. All other grade levels will begin at 9:05 - 9:35 AM. To participate, students must have participated in at least four months of reading (summer can count as one month).
Restoring your Google Calendar
Select Add A Calendar
Click the down arrow next to Add and select iCalendar feed
Type in the name BES
Copy and paste this URL into the URL field.
Select OK, and you are done
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
Monday, 12/15: DDA ELA, Classroom Spelling Bees names due 12/18 to Ms. Stocks, ILT Meeting 3:15, Peer Leaders @ 3:15 PM
Tuesday, 12/16: DDA MA, Retirement Celebrations 3:15 PM,
Wednesday, 12/17: DDA SC, Special Areas HOST Session
Thursday, 12/18: DDA SS, Special Areas HOST Session; eClass C&I Second Semester Content Professional Learning Session during planning K-5
Friday, 12/19: Waffle Breakfast in mailroom @ 6:50 AM; RFL Tackky Sweater Day, BIngo with Principal (Kinder 8:15, All Others 9:00), 2nd & 3rd Winter Party @ 1:15 PM, all other winter parties @ 2:00 PM.
Winter Holidays (12/20 - 1/4)
Monday, 1/5: Professional Learning Day (see agenda)