Lincoln Elementary

Weekly Agenda * Feb. 9-15 & 16-22, 2014

What's Happening This Week?

Sunday, 2/9

Monday, 2/10

  • 8:05 Input Grades
  • NO Paws Redemption - has been changed to the 14th
  • Kim will be out today

Tuesday, 2/11

  • Happy Birthday Kelly Ryan!
  • 8:05 Balanced Literacy Meeting-Primary
  • Melissa at Admin meeting in AM
  • Young Rembrandts
  • Market Day
  • School Board Meeting at 6:00 PM

Wednesday, 2/12

  • Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
  • 8:05 Hope with Principal
  • 9:00 Leading Leopard Celebration
  • PTO Meeting

Thursday, 2/13

  • 8:05 RTI Meeting
  • Winter Celebrations Grades K-5
  • Chess Club

Friday, 2/14

  • Makeup Day of School
  • Happy Valentine's Day!
  • PAWS Redemption
  • 8:05 Treehuggers/Safety Meeting/Other Meeting

Saturday, 2/15

  • Happy Birthday Alicia Darnstaedt!

Looking Forward to Next Week...

Sunday, 2/16

Monday, 2/17

  • No School/Presidents' Day

Tuesday, 2/18

  • 8:05 AdvancEd/SIP
  • Curriculum Mapping (Reading in AM, Math in PM)

Wednesday, 2/19

  • 8:05 School Improvement Meeting
  • Potluck
  • 6:00 Kindergarten Parent Meeting at Hanover Central

Thursday, 2/20

  • 8:05 RTI Meeting
  • Midterm Ends

Friday, 2/21

  • 8:05 Grade Level Meeting
  • NWEA Window ends

Saturday, 2/22

Links to Peek At...

Take a look at this link - It will take you to a great blog along with a video of a Writing Workshop lesson in kindergarten.

http://onceuponateacher.blogspot.com/2014/01/kindergarteners-use-their-magic-pencil.html

Check out this blog....you know the author! She is amazing! http://innovationinstruction.edublogs.org/

This blog has a link to a great Pinterest board full of non-fiction texts.

http://assessmentinperspective.com/?p=1029

Here's a way to focus on opinion writing, which is a shift in the Common Core Standards.

http://soaringthroughsecond.blogspot.com/2012/05/what-was-i-thinking-wednesday.html?m=1

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Testing Windows

The State Board of Education has extended the ISTEP+ Applied Skills and IREAD windows for 2014.

ISTEP+: Applied Skills: March 3-14

IREAD-3: March 17-21

Notes:

Schools may begin testing any day within the window.

Members of the State Board of Education may choose to discuss adjustment to the ISTEP+ Multiple Choice testing windows at their March meeting.

Noticing...

The following link was sent to me from a parent. You may have read it before, but it certainly is meaningful. Please read.

http://momastery.com/blog/2014/01/30/share-schools/

Midterm Reports

Please print any deficiency reports on February 24, and send them home on the 25th. Thank you!

Reading Benchmarks

Thank you for completing your benchmark assessments. Please notify Lori of the updated reading levels for the students in RTI Tier 2 or 3.