Week Ahead October 17-21, 2016
Have you had a look at the guidance room...now the snoolin room - if not go and have a peek. Many thanks go to Jean and Treena for their time and energy to make this a place that all students can use to calm down or have a quiet place to work.
Thanks for a great first recognition assembly! The looks on students' faces was truly rewarding and families were thrilled and so grateful for this opportunity and memory:) Go Knights' PRIDE!!
Have an excellent weekend...time to find those socks!
Below are some information updates for us:
IEPs will go home on Oct. 18, thank you for your hard work on these documents and to Brendhon and April for their support of this process.
In School Team - As you have been working to assess where your students are you may feel that some require accomodations and/or modifications in various curricular areas. If your evidence is showing that this is the case, please first connect with the in school team for Spec. Ed. (SST, admin., other staff who work with the student) In some cases outside agencies or Board level staff through Ed. Services will need to be involved prior to making changes to IEPs or initiating a new IEP. Parents are also an necessary part of this team and should be involved in conversations and decisions prior to changes being made to programming. Please start by consulting the in school team, please let us know if you have any questions, thank you for all that you do to support kids.
Clear and consistent communication is one of the biggest challenges in what we do everyday. Please ensure that you are sharing information with all who are affected about upcoming events in classrooms and in the school so that we can all be more in the loop. This is a constant area of growth for me and as previously shared - if you have questions please ask, thanks.
Please remember to submit the record of your safety training to my mailbox if you have not yet done so, thanks.
Below is a list of staff meeting dates for the 16/17 school year - meetings will be on Mondays as this was preferred by most staff.
Week ahead for October 17-21, 2016
Monday, October 17
April to AI a.m.
AIPS SAC 7pm
Tuesday, October 18
IEPs sent home, Brigid meeting @ Odessa 3pm
Wednesday, October 19
Supervising Principal Alison McDonnell @ BPS 8:30 am, 10:30 ferry to AIPS
Katie math PD
Thursday, October 20
Friday, October 21
Here's what's coming up -
Monday, October 24 Day 3 -
Tuesday, October 25 Day 4 -Brigid to Principal meeting am with Katie and Theone, DPA leader training - gym closed, Brigid meeting @ Odessa 2pm
Wednesday, October 26 Day 5 - April to VP meeting am with Jenn M. and Cindy, Gym closed for performance 'A New Canadian Kid' (grades 4-8) first block
Thursday, October 27 Day 1 - Grade 7/8 vaccinations
Friday, October 28 - PA Day
Jenn Morrisey's class skyping with a class from Amsterdam NY...so cool. Lots of great questions from both sides of the border!
Way to go all of our PRIDE recipients! Props to Tanner, what determination...not a dry eye.
'Zumba is sooooo much fun!'
Making pumpkin elevators in grade 3/4...lego is the main material here.
Working together to problem solve how to use those pulleys to move those pumpkins!
What are the benefits with this elevator materia?
Investigating colour in K!
Check out these structures in K...collaborating, problem solving and thinking critically:)
'We connected our structure so we can go everywhere.'