Best Plays of the Week

February 21-27, 2016

Coach's Corner

TELPAS, SIOP, ESL, ELL.... Acronyms we know well. As we continue our work to meet the needs of our ELL learners, Patricia Cantu, Director of Second Language Education, will be coming to meet with each grade level team to share more information on our work. She will be discussing why we are focusing so intently on our ELL learners and why it is so important. She will meet with teams during planning on the following days/times. We will meet in the science lab. Please mark your calendars.

Kindergarten-March 3rd at 11:50

First Grade-March 3rd at 12:40

Second Grade-February 26th at 9:40

Third Grade-February 26th at 8:50

Fourth Grade-February 26th at 10:30

She is a wealth of knowledge and I know she wil bring great new understanding for us all. This has been a busy and draining week for us all. Take some time this weekend to do something fun for yourself. Have a great weekend. :)

Renee

Overwhelming Turnout at the "Date Your Parent" Event!

Great Example of Independent Reading in Ms. Sokulski's First Grade Classroom!!!!

Independent Reading Demonstration 1st Grade

Boy's Club Taking Pride in our School

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Mark Your Calendars!

Mon. Feb. 22 3:45 Professional Staff Meeting with Karen Smith

Tues. Feb 23 3:45 ABC Meeting

Wed. Feb. 24 5:30-7:00 Children's Museum Night "Wild About Nature"

Fri. Feb. 26 7:15 Team Leader Meeting

Career Day Presentation for 3rd Grade

Check out the new pictures in the front office! Thanks Linda for the designs!!

SMORES in my SMORE

Our 4th Grade Girls ASP STEM Club has been working on building thermal ovens. They were able to test them out this week and cook smores. Looks delicious! Now, they will assess the success of their ovens, make necessary adjustments, and try again. The continuous improvement cycle at it's best! Thanks Ms. Merwald and Ms. Alarcon for working with these very capable ladies.

The Biggest Loser

I wanted to reach out to see if there would be interest in a little friendly competition. If you would be interested in a weight loss challenge where you could win COLD, HARD, CASH, then sign up on the form below. It will cost between $10-$20 to compete-those participating can decide how much we will chip in. Then, the winner or top three biggest losers will take home the money! Are you up for the challenge?? Who could beat me???

T-Shirt Orders

If you are interested in ordering the bling shirts with your team, money and orders are due to Carol by Friday, March 4th. Shirts are $25.00 each.

Who remembers having fun with parachutes in PE?

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TELPAS Calibration

Thank you to all of our teachers for your efforts on the TELPAS Calibration. Everyone took the test very seriously using PLD's and notes. We thank you for you dedication to the process. We had 75% success rate on the first try. We know we will reach 100% soon. Our teachers are mentally strong enough to tackle this beast called TELPAS Calibration!!
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If THIS doesn't make you laugh....

Hungry, Hungry, Hippos