Whitley Road Elementary School

Week 17, January 4 - 8, 2016

January is National School Board Recognition Month

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Congrats to you all...

The hard work that you all put into the survey about students who are being pulled outside of flex time has paid off....we now, once again, have CHERYL WALLACE, as a full time employee of Whitley Road. Welcome Back, Cheryl! We are OH SO GLAD to have you here 100% of your day!


Janie Out Monday - Thursday @ Conference

Tuesday, 01/05

Amy at Data Talk with Assessment Department - 12:30 - 2:30

PLC - 3:30 - 4:30


Wednesday, 01/06

Tiffany Neal here - Meet in Data Room

District Bilingual Teacher Meeting 3:30 @ Basswood

Thursday, 01/07

Amy @ Charger Connection Meeting 8:00 - 11:00

ELM Coaching - Ford/Gonzalez/John

Spelling Bee - 10 am

Faculty Mtg - 3:30 - 4:30 - LPAC Training

Friday, 01/08

A glimpse into next week...

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THE PUSH....an "oldie but goodie" to push you into this new year...

Simple Truths: The Push

Google Drive Folder_3rd Six Weeks Guided Reading Levels

STAR Showcase_January 15th, 2016

I need a new group of volunteers to organize the STAR Showcase for January 15th. Please include names on Meeting of the Minds doc.

From your Assistant Principal

LPAC Training:

· Yearly LPAC training will be will be on January 7th.


· Due to MOY Universal Screeners, two SIT days have been scheduled for January. The original SIT dates scheduled for SITs were January 21st and 22nd; however, due to the window closing on the 15th, it’s important that you all have plenty of time to look at your data. New SIT dates are scheduled for January 28th and 29th . I encourage all staff members working with students (Specialists and Teachers together) to look at the data and bring students to SITs, based on MOY data. Please follow the SIT timeline below.

· Last day for referral, Weds., January 20th. I will be working on this month’s schedule. Please make sure to leave the referral form in my box.

· Parent conferences by Wednesday, January 27th .

· Email intervention logs and/summaries (Specialists) to Charlie by Weds. January 27th .

· SIT days, January 28th and 29th.


· 3RD and 4th grades- Window starts January 5th and ends on the 15th. Please follow the schedule below, as it’s important that we assess all of our students.
Please make sure all of your students are assessed by the 13th and scores are entered by the 15th. Please be diligent and make assure that all of your students are assessed.

· 3rd and 4th grade teachers, please get with Tracey and let her know the following information: Students who are no longer enrolled at Whitley but are showing up on your roster ( she will need to take them off), students who are new to Whitley since BOY (she will need to add these students to your roster) and students who transferred from within Whitley to another classroom teacher (she will need to transfer them into your current roster).

IStation Reading & Math:

· ISIP Reading K-4TH grades all students.

· ISIP Math K-2nd only all student.

· Tracey has done a fantastic job working on a schedule for those wanting to test in the computer lab and/or IPADs. Make sure to get with Tracey if you have not done so.