Skyhawk News

Cedar Hill Elementary May 4, 2015

Happy Staff Appreciation Week, Mateys!!!!

Ahoy! Ye be invited for some pirate fun this week as we recognize all the "treasures" found at Cedar Hill!!!

Monday: PTO Snacks and Pirate Photos in the Lounge

Tuesday: Breakfast Treats from your captain and first mates in the office

Dress and Talk Like a Pirate Day- HAVE SOME FUN!!!!

Wednesday: The Crew From River Region will fill ye bellies with a pizza/chip luncheon!

Thursday: Southridge Baptist Celebration Breakfast- Our Adventure Will Soon Be


Manicure and Massages in the lounge!

Friday: Schulte's Donuts from the Social Committee

This week's theme introduces our focus/theme for the 2015-16 school year! You will all be getting the book, Teach Like A Pirate by Dave Burgess that we will use for a monthly book study next year. I am so excited about it!!! See the link below!

Teach Like a Pirate

Faculty Learning Center- Tuesday

Our Faculty Learning Center will begin at 8:00 on Tuesday with breakfast treats from the office staff. We have a PLC presentation by Jessica and Amy Backes followed by a few updates from around the district. If you need to be on the agenda, please let me know.

Our last Faculty Learning Center will be on May 13th, at 8:10. This will provide end-of-the-year news from our major committees.

Awards Assembly- May 8th

Please make sure to turn in your Letters of Commendation by Tuesday. Please put your signed awards in my box early in the week too! Thanks!

PBS Tier 1 and Tier 2 Meeting- May 8

We are going to combine our last Tier 1 and Tier 2 meeting on Friday morning. This will begin at 8:00 in Jessica Long's room. These two teams will present yearly goal progress at the Faculty Learning Center on May 13th.

FLIGHT Team Meeting- May 12

The FLIGHT team will be finalizing goals for the 2015-16 school year and finalizing our School Improvement Plan. If you have any concerns to bring to the FLIGHT team's attention, please see one of the FLIGHT team members before May 12th. Thank you!

Summer School Meeting

We will have a mandatory meeting for all staff teaching/working summer school on Wednesday, May 13th at 4:20 in the library.

Upcoming Events

May 4- Please turn in your SRI final report and award winners (to Becca)

Update your grades in Infinite Campus

8:20- TST (X.R.) Goodin and team

9:30- Make-up MAP testing

May 5 EER and Teamwork Tuesday

Dress and Talk Like a Pirate Day (jeans if you dress up!)

8:00- Faculty Learning Center

May 6 4:1 Day- Jeans and 4:1 t-shirts

9:00- Fifth Grade Promotion Pictures

9:00- Lorie attends Administrative Council

May 7-

1:00- Summer School Planning Meeting - Lorie and Dr. Tavenner meet with Casey and

Jen M.

6:30- Teacher Appreciation Banquet- GOOD LUCK STEPHANIE!!!!

Enjoy the retirement reception, Wendy!!!!

May 8

8:00- PBS Tier 1 and 2 Meeting- Jessica's room

9:30- Final Awards Assembly of the year

May 11- Fourth Grade Fieldtrip

9:00-3:30- Lorie attends PLC Training

Reception for Dr. Mitchell- Miller Center- 4:00-5:30

Update your grades in Infinite Campus

May 12 - Our Last Teamwork Tuesday of the Year!!! Celebrate with your team!

8:10- FLIGHT Team Meeting

1:30- Staffing/IEP (W.B) Dutcher, Colozza, Bock, Rost

May 13

8:00- Faculty Learning Center

1:20- IEP (J.E.) McBaine, Dutcher, Rost, Colozza, Bock

4:20- Summer School Meeting for SS Staff

May 14 - Print out and turn in your final math data cycle. Use Casey's directions.

8:00- Lorie attends Elementary Principals Meeting

9:20- Promotion Practice-

May 15- Kindergarten Fieldtrip

River Region Credit Union- final store

9:20 Promotion Practice

Safety Patrol Picnic- 11:30-1:30

May 18- Field Day - I will share the schedule when I get it from the PTO.

May 19-

9:20- Promotion Practice

Fifth Grade PTO Skating Party- 12:30-2:30

May 20-

9:30- Promotion

Dismissal at 12:50

Teachers check out until 4:15.

May 22- All staff must be checked out by 3:00.

May 23-30- Building closed for aesbestos removal

June 1-26- Summer School

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Thank you for the gift certificate to Riversong, the cards, posters and nice words for Principal's Day!! I love working with all of you and all of our little ones! I am blessed to work with such caring and compassionate men and women who live their dream every day to touch the lives of the future! You make me proud to be your leader!!! There is nothing better than having colleagues who share your passion for teaching and for kids!! Because then, our school is just one big extended family that learns from and supports, each other!!!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!!!!! CEDAR HILL STAFF IS THE BEST!!!!