P'ville Elementary

February 2016 - News & Notes

Upcoming Events for February

Habit of the Month: "Synergize"


Mark your calendars with these important dates/events:

Feb 1-5: FAST Assessment Week (refer to your schedule)

Feb. 1: PD in the library (NGSS)

Feb. 3: PTO in the library @ 5:30 PM

Feb. 5: BLT committee (7:15-7:45)

Feb. 8: Tech Committee meeting @ 7:00 AM (HS Library), Vertical PLC collaboration @ 7:45-9:30 (analyze IPI and IPI-T data) - meet in library first, and 100th DAY OF SCHOOL (unless snow?)

Feb. 9 & 11: Parent-Teacher Conferences 4-8:00 PM

Feb. 12: NO SCHOOL (comp day)

Feb. 15: PLC collaboration @ 7:45-9:30

Feb. 17: New teacher mentoring meeting @ 3:45 (HS Library)

Feb. 19: PBIS committee (7:15-7:45)

Feb. 22: Tech Committee meeting @ 7:00 AM (HS Library), PLC collaboration @ 7:45-9:30

Feb. 22-26: Iowa Assessments Week

Feb. 23: PK, 1st & 2nd grade to Civic Center ("Room on the Broom")

Feb. 26: Lighthouse committee (7:15-7:45)

Feb. 29: PLC collaboration @ 7:45-9:30

BUILDING ACADEMIC GOAL: BY SPRING 2016, 100% OF OUR STUDENTS WILL BE EITHER PROFICIENT OR GROWING AT THE EXPECTED RATE ON THE FAST ASSESSMENT

Professional Development Corner

Please look here each newsletter for some great videos from the Teaching Channel. Take a look and see if you can add it to your repertoire of great strategies. This month's video focuses on differentiation during read to self time - enjoy!

Orange Pride Classroom of the Month for February: PKM

Congratulations to Miss Mortensen's preschoolers for being selected by some of our staff as the best at modeling our Orange Pride expectations - Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Safe. These students have earned the privilege of 5 minutes of extra recess for the month of February! Way to go, kids!
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