The Friday Feature!

News and Notes for the Madison Staff (10/2/15)

Faith's Walk-Thru Schedule for 10/14

In an effort to direct our guests to get into rooms and observe at the right time, I'd like you to fill out the linked schedule.


  • If you don't teach AM Math, feel free to "XX" it out or change your Wed schedule to allow guests to see your awesome instruction!
  • For ELA, you can have freedom of choice. Input your time for writing, guided reading or other differentiated facet of ELA.
  • It won't be perfect as we are unsure of the number of observers on the 14th, but I believe this will help.
https://docs.google.com/a/cusd200.org/spreadsheets/d/1lrPPCBbM-Oh7iu2X1t8-jMeaomUXDHqKvpMdHHodaM0/edit?usp=sharing

21st Century Parent Communication App!

Ask Tori or Tom about it!

https://gethomeroom.com/

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A Few Housekeeping Reminders

  • Please remember not to pull outside doors open with your key. We have pulled a few locks right out of the doors over the last couple years.
  • If you call a parent from a school phone, please leave a message. We receive many return phone calls from parents who do not know who at school was trying to reach them.
  • Door Wedges: If you are in K-3, ditch the door wedges as we move into heating season. We do not heat the hallways and its much like you leaving your front door open at home. If you are in 4-5, get ready to start using Door 5 or 11 for students to exit, enter.

Important Dates

Wed, Oct 7: 8:30AM Staff Meeting -Parrilli "Erin's Law" presentation

Wed, Oct 7: Bike to School Day!

Wed, Oct 7: Chicago Cubs Day! One Game Play-off! Wear Red, White, and Blue!

Thu, Oct 8: 9:30-11:45AM Kindergarten field trip

Fri, Oct 9: 12PM St. Baldrick's Committee meeting

Wed, Oct 14: Shift Day to Monday

Wed, Oct 14: Vision and Hearing Screenings

Wed, Oct 14: 8:30AM MIT Meeting

Wed, Oct 14: 9AM-12PM Faith and Dept Walk-Thrus (Monday Shift)

Thu, Oct 15: Bus Evacuation Drills (sign up)

Thu, Oct 15: 7:00PM PTA Meeting

Fri, Oct 16: Lunchroom Wellness Skits

Mon, Oct 19: EL Night

Wed, Oct 21: 8:30AM Staff Meeting

Fri, Oct 23: PM Mr. Utchen visits 3rd Grade

Mon, Oct 26: Book Fair Week Begins

Tues, Oct 27: Parent/Teacher Conferences

Wed, Oct 28: Names of Pawsitive Behavior Coin winners to office

Wed, Oct 28: 8:30AM MIT Meeting

Thurs, Oct 29: Parent/Teacher Conferences

Fri, Oct 30: 1:45PM Halloween Parade

Wed, Nov 11: 9:30AM Veterans Day and Coin Assembly

Thu, Nov 12: Multi-Cultural Day

Fri, Nov 13: Teacher Work Day

Fri, Dec 11: 9:30AM Edison Band and Orchestra performance

Tue, Dec 15: 7PM Winter Concert