In the Loop

McDowell School News 11.12.15

What's Up?

This edition of In the Loop will be for the next two weeks......the week of 11/16-20, and 11/23-25---short week!

Bus Duty
- 11/16-11/20
Matchinga - EW Office
Marshall - Kickball field
Bus Duty - 11/23-11/25
Witner - EW Office
Gyurky - Kickball field

Upcoming Weeks
11/17 - Morning Announcements at 9:10 on Channel 22.
11/24 - Morning Announcements at 9:10 on Channel 22.

BULLETIN - If you donated $25.00 or more to the Holiday Sharing Project, you can start wearing your jeans on November 23rd!!
  • Order you holiday poinsettias! Envelope for sign-up and payment is in the office.
  • PLEASE remember to have someone from your Pod take a walkie-talkie on the playground with you so we can contact you if we need a student.
(ie, when you are on the playground)
Birthdays - none
Coming Up - ELA AIR TESTS (see below)

This, that, and, of course, the other

  • ELA Testing Schedule:
    12/1,12/2 - READING; 12/3, 12/4 - WRITING
    12/7, 12/8 - ELA AIR Make-ups
    4/26, 4/27 - ELA Reading
    4/28, 4/29 - ELA Reading Make-ups
    5/3 - AIR MATH
    5/5 - AIR MATH make-ups
  • As you know, the district's Holiday Sharing Program is underway. Recently, you received in your mailbox a memo with the details. If you want to wear jeans from Thanksgiving week until January, don't forget to drop off a check made out to Hudson City School District, for $25.00 (or more, if you desire). If you do so, your name will also be entered in the District's drawing for a couple great prizes! Please refer to the memo you received.
  • SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING - HCSD will again be ringing the bell at Acme this year for the Salvation Army Collection. McD has been assigned to Thursday, 12/10/15. This year, lets try to get some new blood to sign's usually all the same people. So, if you haven't done this before, please consider signing up--it's only an hour of your time for a GREAT cause. Thanks!
  • I will be sending out invites for the first observation cycle. This will be namely for the teachers that are the full OTES folks. Also, as you know walk throughs are a part of the evaluation piece and those have begun as well.
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