Monday Morning Memo
May 2, 2016
Northwoods Park Middle School
Excellence. Every Student. Every Day.
The Northwoods Park Middle School community will prepare students to be globally competitive leaders and responsible citizens in the 21st century.
Inspiring learners to open global gateways
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
Monday, May 2nd, 7:15am to Friday, May 6th, 3:30pm
904 Sioux Drive
Thank you to each and every one of you for all that you do at Northwoods Park Middle School.
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Monday, May 2--Home Baseball vs SBMS @ 4:00 pm
Tuesday, May 3--EVAAS Roster Verification Sessions with Lisa Thompson during planning periods for Core teachers and EC teachers; Bring technology and EVAAS login
Tuesday, May 3--Baseball at SWMS @ 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 4-Friday, May 6--Crossing Carolina 8th grade Trip
Thursday, May 5--NPWMS PBIS SET site visit evaluation
Friday, May 6--Rising 6th graders visit NWPMS
Friday, May 6--FCA See You at the Pole @ 7:20 am and FCA Huddle after school
NO ISS on Thursday afternoon or Friday all day
Wednesday, May 11--Extended Faculty Meeting until 4:30. Wear your I Heart the Park shirt (and jeans)
Thursday, May 12--Rising 6th Grade Parent Orientation at 4:00 and 6:00 pm. 6th grade teachers, encore and Spanish teachers will need to attend
Thursday, May 12--Fuller's Music instrument fitting sessions at 3:30 and 7:00 pm in the cafeteria for rising 6th graders who plan to take orchestra or band.
Friday, May 13--Rising 9th graders visit JHS
Strategic Plan Spring Review
Goal 1-Grade 6, Spanish and Chambless
Goal 2-Grade 7
Goal 3-Grade 8, Rowntree and Tobin
Goal 4-Encore, Sherman
Also, it's time to review the Student Handbook and the SPT representatives were instructed to facilitate a discussion of the school policies. The policies/rules must be agreed upon to ensure consistency in enforcing the policies in 2016-17.
Climate and BryteByte Surveys
45 Teacher responses---GREAT!
562 Student Responses----GREAT!!
106/116 Parent Responses----Only 10 responses away from our goal!
BryteByte Spring Survey--The BryteByte survey gathers information from staff, students and parents about technology use and integration in the educational setting. Due to the use of 1:1 technology in the seventh and eighth grade, teachers should send the parent link via email to parents of seventh and eighth graders requesting their input on the technology survey. All seventh and eighth grade students should also take the survey. Deadline is May 2.
Teacher and Administrator--All licensed personnel
Middle School Student--All 7th and 8th graders (homeroom teachers will notifiy Ms. Ashley when your homeroom has completed the survey)
Parent--7th and 8th grade parents
2016-2017 OCS Employee Transfers
Personnel interested in transferring to another Onslow County School should review the attached form. The window to pursue a transfer opens on April 15 and closes on July 11, 2016. The closing date for transfers is firm with OCS Human Resources.
Rising 6th Graders Visit NWPMS
Friday, May 6th, 9-11am
904 Sioux Drive
8th Graders Visit JHS
Friday, May 13th, 8:45-11am
1021 Henderson Drive
"When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems."