May 10 Interims go home for K-2
May 11 SOL Parade at dismissal (see below for info)
May 12-June 3 SOL Testing Window opens
June 13 Field Day
June 14 SOL Celebration Dance (proposed)
June 15 Grade 5 Graduation
June 15 Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony
June 17 Last Student Day
Superhero and math through manipulatives in Laura Archer's third grade class
Hat Day--lot of funs with the Gear Up and Get Ready Week celebrations
Firm up structures for SOL testing, What brain dump do your students know to do. What strategies do they use: 100s chart, etc.
Use every instructional moment to get the kids academically and emotionally ready to do their very best. Thanks for all you do
Provide clarity on test taking strategies for your students--for example, do they create and use 100s chart
Reference anchor charts in days prior to testing as this may help their memory during the test
On Wednesday at dismissal, all third through fifth grade students will dismiss by walking from their hallway and exiting out the doors by first grade.
All K-2 classrooms should create a poster(s) or have something that encourages our test taking students.
Please review the email from Nancy Sweat (sent today). This is a special PD program for teachers who are returning to Sanford next school year. Please review the email and register for the training that works for you.
Sanford teachers should register for three half days in either June or August. Use the link in the email to register in PDMS by June 1.