Upton Update (Staff Edition)

Week of March 21, 2016

Coffee Talk with Shawn

The Superintendent Coffee Talk was rescheduled for Tuesday, March 22, from 7:45-8:15 a.m. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Open House

We will be having our Open House this Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Tim will also be having the 5th graders display their Science Fair projects in the gym. I am excited to see all the work that you put into this to show what our students are learning! Thank you so much for all your efforts!

March is Reading Month

This Thursday's special event is wear Upton Spirit Wear!

No School on Friday

Please make sure you mark your calendars!

M-STEP Testing

Students in grades 3-5 will be taking the M-STEP Test starting in April. A schedule will be sent home with specific dates.

Please see the letter below from Sarah Olson, Executive Director, Teaching & Learning. The link within the letter can be accessed here:


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Calendar for Next School Year

2016-2017 Calendar: A calendar for the 2016-2017 school year is now available! You can view an outline of the complete calendar by clicking here. Building and program specific calendars, as well as a complete calendar for our current school year, are all available from the calendar page of our district website.

Volunteer Breakfast

Our annual Volunteer Breakfast will take place on Friday, April 15. Please check over the certificates to make sure you have one for each of your volunteers and that their names are spelled correctly.

Lost & Found

Please include in your newsletters: Items left in Lost & Found will be donated on Friday, April 1. There are a lot of items including fleeces and jackets! Please stop by the school to check the Lost & Found to see if any of the items belong to your child.

This Week's Calendar


Elementary Council 9:00-11:00 a.m. (John @ Board Office)


Coffee Talk with Shawn 7:45-8:15 a.m. (Media Center)

Teacher Observation 9:30 a.m.


SST 8:30 a.m.

IEPs 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

Open House 6:30-8:00 p.m.


Teacher Observation 9:30 a.m.

Teacher Observation 1:00 p.m.

Code of Conduct Meeting 1:00-3:00 p.m. (John @ Board Office after the observation)


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