Monday Message

Week of May 2, 2016

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and it is a great time to reflect on the amazing impact that you have on your students every day, year after year. Although teaching is a challenging job, the rewards of being able to have a lifelong impact on a child make it worth the challenge. Thank you for all that you do to make sure the students of H & M Potter have a wonderful and well-rounded experience. Your support and dedication both inside and out of the classroom are what these students will take with them for the rest of their lives.

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week expect something special each day this week as a token of our appreciation. Have a great week!

A Teacher Appreciation Story that Inspires

May 6 is National Nurses Day and School Lunch Hero Day! Thank you for all you do!

Junior Unity Tour

On Tuesday the Junior Unity Tour will be taking place for 3rd and 4th grade students. We ask that students in grades PK-2 stay inside during the event which will begin outside at 1pm. We are also asking everyone to please use the main parking lot so that we can keep the back parking lot clear for the PBA trailers.

Any non-homeroom teachers in grades PK-2 who would be available to assist at 1pm please let us know.

This event will require some schedule changes, please see below and let us know if there are any questions.

Lunch Changes:

11:45-12:15: Grade 3

11:50-12:20: Grade 4

12:25-12:55: Grade 2

12:30-1:00: Grade 1

Kindergarten lunch remains the same

First grade special will be taking place from 11:30-12:10 to accommodate the change in lunch time.

Thank you for your cooperation!

What's Happening This Week:

As always, remember to check the Teach HMP calendar for any changes:

All Week:

  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • PARCC Make Ups
  • DLM Testing
  • Progress Reports can be put in Realtime


  • Business as usual


  • 12:30pm Junior Unity Tour grades 3 & 4, wait to be called
  • Spirit Day: Future Day, Dress like what you want to be when you grow up


  • I & RS Meetings
  • Star Wars Spirit Day - May the 4th Be With You!


  • 9:40am: 4th Grade Student Orientation at BTES


  • Teacher Appreciation Breakfast provided by Thompson Healthcare and Sports Medicine
  • Book Fair Starts
  • Nurse's Day
  • School Lunch Hero Day
  • Spirit Day: Potter Spirit Wear