Friday "ROAR"

Friday, February 26, 2016

Our Vision and Mission

Vision:

To prepare our students to become responsible 21st Century citizens and leaders in a global society.


Mission:

Killian Elementary, with the support of its parents and community, dedicates itself to providing an innovative curriculum in a safe nurturing environment that will prepare students to be productive citizens in a global society.

"The best way to forget the bad things in life is learn to remember the good things." - Mark Amend

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and in support of our beloved family member, Ms. Donaldson, we will wear Blue on Friday. Ms. Donaldson is a Cancer survivor and we want her to know that we stand with her. Please wear your blue on Friday, March 4th.
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Leadership Board

Our Leader Board is filling up! We have watched each grade level add names each week to their list of leaders. Fourth grade is in the lead right now. They have 15 students on the list so far. Third grade is right behind them with 14 students! Thank you for adding students to the KNN list and also recognizing students on a regular basis. We have so many leaders and it is great to recognize them!


Leader in Me

The habit for the month of March will be Habit 6, Synergize. There are lessons for each grade level in the shared folder.

A Job Well Done!

Kudos to all participants who helped to make the Black History Program a success. A special thanks to the Fourth Grade team and Mrs. Hair for your work on preparing the students for their performance! The audience was engaged and attentive throughout the program and we thank you all for your hard work.

Birthdays!

Mar. 4- Ana Byrd

Mar. 4- Mr. Young


Happy Birthday!

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STEAM Night

Thank you to everyone who helped to make STEAM Night a success. The parents seemed to thoroughly enjoy their time participating in the various STEAM activities. Thank you to Ms. Diggs for her leadership in preparing for the event. It was well attended and a great time was had by all!

Celebrations!

Kudos to the entire Killian Faculty for your giving spirit. Because of your generosity, Killian Elementary received the Bronze Award for the 2015 United Way Campaign! Our hard work paid off! Thank you Mr. Pendergrass for your leadership throughout the campaign. We couldn't have done it without you!

Teacher of the Week Recommendations

We are accepting nominations for teachers to be recognized as Teacher of the Week. If you would like to nominate a colleague, please email your grade level administrator with the person's name and information to be shared when recognizing this teacher on the morning news show. The admin team will review all recommendations and make decisions on recognition and we will showcase that person on the morning news show.

Summer Professional Development Dates

Our summer professional development dates have been secured. Those dates are June 13, 2016 from 8:30-3:30 and July 20, 2016 from 8:30-3:30. We are asking all teachers to put these dates on your calendar. These professional development days will lay the foundation for our personalized professional development for the entire year. These days will count towards a "Swap" day for each day in attendance.

KNN Kids News Students for Feb. 29-March 3

The following students will be recognized next week on KNN News:


Monday-

Taryn Jenkins - Mitchell

Jazmine Butler- Harris-Young

Tuesday

Rylee Taylor - Mitchell

Madison Keck - Stevens

Wednesday

Augustin Wigfall - Powell

A.J. Williams - Rector

Thursday-

Braelyn Toomer - Rector


Who was Caught Being a Leader at Killian Elementary?

A Closer Look

PE Rotation Week


Monday, February 29

Science Benchmark Testing- 4th & 5th Grade

African American History Month “Pot Luck” Fellowship Media Center

Leadership Team Meeting 3:30-4:30 PM


Wednesday, March 2

Social Studies Benchmark Testing- 4th & 5th Grade


Thursday, March 3

Parent Academy 7:25-8:15 a.m.

ALERT Field Study

Dr. Doug


Looking Ahead

Media Rotation Week


Monday, March 7

Full Faculty Meeting, 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Wednesday, March 9

Lighthouse Team Meeting 3:30-4:30 p.m.