Ms. Mac's Memos

Week of February 9th

Mission & Vision

Park Street Mission:

We Learn. We Grow. We Thrive.



Park Street Vision:

Our vision is to provide a collaborative foundation for successful learning and living through:


P- Positive Experiences

S- Supporting all students

E- Engaging with the community and creating

S- Students of excellence

Week at a Glance

Monday:

  • SILT Meeting


Tuesday:

  • Staff meeting in cafeteria and then break out sessions


Wednesday:

  • Principal's Meeting 8:30-12
  • Data meetings during grade level planning


Thursday:

  • Lunch provided by Providence Baptist Church in Dr. Caldwell's office


Friday:

  • Share the Love- Staff Valentine's treats in the conference room
  • Impact Check 1-3pm in coaches office


Saturday:


  • Writing Camp 9-11

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LEARN

Peer Classroom Visits

We will be continuing with our peer instructional walks. If you are interested in joining in for instructional walks, please let me know.

Coaches' Corner

6 Strategies for CoTeaching

Watch this video for co Teaching strategies


6 video clips are below:

One Teach One Assist - 2:46

One Teach One Observe - 2:55

Station Teaching - 2:47

Parallel Teaching - 3:01

Differentiated Teaching - 3:05

Team Teaching - 3:08


https://youtu.be/AeUa_cdaC6w

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GROW

Team Supply Order

Just a reminder, team supply orders are due tomorrow. Please come up with your team list and submit it to Ivonne by Monday, February 10th.


Team leads, please complete a pink slip with your request when you are ready to order. Orders will be placed through Office Depot.

iReady Vacation Practice sheets

We will be making copies of iReady login information for students to be able to practice at home over the break.


These sheets will be placed in mailboxes to go home in the Panther Roar folder on Thursday.

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Classroom Bulletin Boards and Magnetic Boards

Good news, I have found out that every classroom will have a 12ft bulletin board and 16ft magnetic strips. Additionally, two walls will be dry erase, but will be the same grey color as the other walls.

Saturday Writing Camp

We will have Writing Camp this Saturday. There will be NO writing camp on the 22nd.


The building will be open from 8:30-11:30 for anyone that wants to work.

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THRIVE

Stonebridge Donation

Just a reminder, please have students write thank you notes to Stonebridge.


Stonebridge has generously donated $24,000 towards an Innovation lab for our new school. We are so excited about this potential space and all of the incredible things you will be able to create with your students in the Innovation Lab.

February Break academic practice for students

Please begin brainstorming as teams some practice activities you can send home for students to work on over the break. This will not be mandatory, but an additional aid for students.

Teacher Spotlight...

This week we would like to spotlight Ms. Olusegun for her wonderful math lesson. Ms. Olusegun began her Solve & Share using the 3 read protocol. Manipulatives were out for students to use and students had a clear understanding on how to use manipulatives to solve the problem.


An example of the 3 read protocol can be found here.

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Team Spotlight

This week we would like to spotlight all of the grade level teams for your hard work on developing Desired Outcomes. Great job teams!!

Staff Shout Outs... (please submit shout-outs by Thursday at 3pm)

1. Dr. Williams

Always willing to help with my afternoon duty. She is a great team player and very flexible.

2. Alex Soto

Thank you Mr. Soto for all of your hard work and dedication to Scheduling and managing ACCESS testing. We appreciate you! the ESOL team:)

3. Ann Rakestraw

Thank you Ann for all that you've done and continue to do to support our ESOL kids during ACCESS testing. You are awesome!

4. Stephanie Vogt

Congratulations Stephanie! You are SO deserving and we are proud to have you as our new TOTY. ESOL team!

5. Cafeteria staff

Thank you to the cafeteria staff for making salads for teachers on Fridays!
We appreciate you! :)

6. Officer Hill

Thank you Officer Hill for all that you do to support staff and students at PSE! You truly do make a difference! :)

7. Dr. Williams

Thank you for always making sure our students get seen even on days that consist of endless meetings!

8. Sarah Streetman

HUGE thanks for helping me shelve books on your personal break time from classes! I really appreciate you:)

9. Amanda Stalker

Thanks for your help with organizing strategy groups and brainstorming with me to find ways to help our kids learn.

10. Genesis Ortiz

For being so dedicated and working hard each and every day. It's not always easy but you make the best of everything and persevere. You're great!

11. Cheryl Hibbert

Thank you for your talents and support with the students in our class. You ROCK!

12. Stormy Johnson

Every time I see you in the hall you have a smile on your face and a little pep in your step and it is refreshing. Have a wonderful week!!

13. Ms. Cox

My kids are constantly singing about things they learn in your class. It is contagious and fun and learning should be fun so keep up the good work.