ECPS Weekly News

April 15, 2014

Check your June calendars!

Here is an important update for your end of year planning: ECPS will be making up one full day on June 12 and a half day on June 13. That sounds fairly simple, but as you know, our programming is anything but. This is how it will look for our different age groups:



  • All elementary classrooms will be in session for a full day on June 12 and a half day on June 13
  • All preschool classrooms will end on June 11 as planned
  • The 0-3 groups have varying amounts of time to make up ranging from 0 to 2.5 hours - see Sue



All staff are to report on June 12 (full day) and 13 (half day) - with some careful planning we can make this time productive and fun for everyone. I know you will agree with me that this sounds much better than the original 4 days to make up!

Reimbursement Procedures

We have some clarification needed in our procedures for reimbursement. When completing a Conference/Staff Development Meeting Request, remember that we need ample time to submit for checks to cover registration and lodging. Reimbursement will not be made for registration or lodging - so remember to get your request in at least 4 weeks ahead of time. I will have a copy of the conference process available for you at our next certificated staff meeting. Let me know if you have any questions.

From Marcia McGee: Let's go for a walk!

Starting Wednesday, April 23, the ECPS Walking Group will once again be hitting the pavement. Every Wednesday for six weeks ECPS staff members are invited to take a 30 minute after school walk (starting at 3:00) for mental and physical fitness. The walk will take place around Special Services South and North buildings.


If you cannot participate for the whole 30 minutes, that's okay. The walk will be timed at 10 minute intervals so you might want to just move with the group for 10 minutes before driving home. Or maybe you can't start right at 3:00 - no problem - join in when you can.


Also new this year: there will be an opportunity to earn prizes by just participating. So come on, let's go for a walk...

ECPS Activities - Revised

  • 4/23 Certificated Staff Meeting
  • 5/02 Staff Meeting
  • 5/08 VSA Festival TBA
  • 5/15 Spring Concerts
  • 5/20 Farm Day (4H) 9:30-1:30
  • 5/30 Mary Crapo/Buffey Preschool Celebration 11:00-12:00
  • 5/31 Mom-to-Mom Sale at SESC-S
  • 6/11 Preschool Field Day 9:45-10:45 and 1:00-2:00
  • 6/12 Elementary Field Day (Picnic Lunch) 11:00-1:00