Staff Weekly Update

Stonegate Elementary. 3/13/14. Semester 2, Issue 10.

Our Stonegate master calendar now comes straight to your Outlook Calendar!

Hopefully, you received an invitation to view our master calendar, titled, "Alison Maxey - SGE Calendar." Once you accept this invitation, you will be able to see all of our Stonegate events. If you need assistance with viewing the calendar once you've accepted it, please email Alison or Aaron. There are also printer options - daily, weekly, monthly - that you can print off and use as paper references, if needed.

IREAD-3 Schedule Changes

Reminder: IREAD-3 for third grade will take place on Wednesday, March 19th. Third grade classrooms will be utilizing BOTH computer labs in the morning on this day. Please make sure you look over the master schedule changes for next week. Lost your copy? Download it here.

*Note: Third grade classes will also be utilizing the Media Lab (attached to the Media Center) all day on Tuesday, March 19th for their online practice test.

Interested in joining our Stonegate Staff NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge?

If you love college basketball, this is the staff social event for you! The NCAA Men's Tournament begins on March 18th, so if you're interested in filling out a bracket and paying a buy-in fee of $5, you can join our Stonegate bracket competition. Shoot Aaron an email if you'd like to participate by March 14th (that's tomorrow)! So far I have Tara, Rhonda, Deb R., Aaron, Jen & Allison signed up to participate!

Curriculum Corner: A Draft of Indiana's New College & Career Readiness Academic Standards (set to be released on July 1st)

Indiana will be replacing its K-12 Common Core Standards with its own set of Indiana College & Career Readiness Standards. The standards are currently going through the vetting process and are set to be approved through the Indiana Education Roundtable later this month. Visit the standards here and see what you think.

Keep these dates on your radar...

Friday, March 14th

  • 3rd Quarter Ends
  • Pay Day Friday
Monday, March 17th
  • Happy St. Patrick's Day!
  • E-Day #2 Lessons sent home via email by 8:50 a.m,
  • Irish Dancers Convocation @ 2:00 in the Gym (for grades 1-4)
  • After school E-Day #2 computer lab time from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 18th

  • Grade Level/Team Meetings @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Support Staff Appreciation Breakfast @ 8:50 a.m. in the Cafe
  • IREAD-3 Practice Tests in the Media Lab
  • After school E-Day #2 computer lab time from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19th
  • IREAD-3 Testing in both computer labs
  • After school E-Day #2 computer lab time from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 20th

  • Post 3rd quarter grades by 8:00 a.m.
  • Moms & Muffins @ 8:15 a.m. in the Gym
  • 3rd/4th Grades Academic RtI Meeting @ 8
  • Statewide Tornado Drill @ 9:15 a.m.
  • After school E-Day #2 computer lab time from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Family Science Night @ 6:00 p.m.

Friday, March 21st

  • Book Study Meeting @ 8:05 a.m. in the Diane Herbs't Room
  • 3rd Grade Specialty Fair hosted in third grade classrooms

Saturday, March 22nd

  • Official E-Day #2
  • E-Day #2 computer lab time from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, March 24th
  • E-Day #2 lessons due
  • E-Day #3 Padlets due to Connie & Aaron via email

Life Goals & Lifelines

Treat people right and do the right thing...all day, every day.

September - Respect
October - Responsibility
November - Cooperation
December - Honesty
January - Flexibility
February - Perseverance
March - Manners - to be respectful and show appreciation
April - Self-control
May - Problem Solving