Meadow Brook Staff Newsletter

Week of April 8

Quote of the Week

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a
positive impact.”

Author- Les Brown

PLC Focus

PLC Folder

This is a direct link to the shared PLC folder. Once you open it you may want to star it so it won't get lost in the "Shared with Me" folder.

This Week:

  • Monday:
  • Tuesday: 6th Grade Reading Part 1 Test 8:30-11:30 *FLIPPED SCHEDULE
  • Wednesday: 6th Grade Reading Part 2 Test 8:30-11:30 *FLIPPED SCHEDULE
  • Thursday: 6th Grade Math Part 1&2 Test 8:30-11:30 *FLIPPED SCHEDULE
  • Friday: Mark out in the AM---PTSO snacks

What will the day look like during testing?

April 9, 10, 11

5th grade:

8:00-9:32---Block 1

9:34-10:46---Block 2

10:48-11:33--- Lunch/Recess

5 West 10:48-11:10 recess; 11:11-11:33 lunch

5 East 10:48-11:10 lunch; 11:11-11:33 recess

11:39-12:59--- Block 3

1:01-1:41--- Life App 1 (Math Plan)

1:43-2:23--- Life App 2 (ELA Plan)

2:25-3:05--- Life App 3 (Science/SS Plan)


6th grade:

East:

Whenever testing is over-11:33 Block 1

11:39-12:24 lunch/recess

12:29-1:28 Block 2 (59 min)

1:28-2:08 extra recess (40 min)

2:10-3:05 Block 3 (55 min)


West:

Whenever testing is over-11:33 Block 1

11:39-12:24 lunch/recess

12:24-1:04 Extra Recess (40 min)

1:04-2:04 Block 2 (60 min)

2:06-3:05 Block 3 (59 min)

Important Updates/Reminders

  • Mustang Job Fair for Support and Certified Staff 4:30-7:30 @ MHS Commons

Dates Coming Up:

April 15, 16, 17, 18, 19: Small group testing *Please pay attention to your emails so you are aware!


April 22: 5th grade Writing Test 8:30-11:30

April 23: 5th grade Reading Part 1 Test 8:30-11:30

April 24: 5th grade Reading Part 2 Test 8:30-11:30

April 25: 5th grade Math Part 1&2 Test 8:30-11:30

April 26: 5th grade Science Part 1&2 Test 8:30-11:30


April 29-May 3- Make-up testing as needed *Please pay attention to your emails so you are aware!

May 1: Start of BoosterThon Assembly @ TBD

May 2: 6th grade GRIT Assembly

May 2: 4th grade tours 9:15-10:15

May 3: 5th grade GRIT Assembly


May 6: Mustang Public School Library speaker during Life Apps (20 min.)

May 10: BoosterThon during Life Apps

May 10: 6th grade physicals 9-12


May 14: MBI Musical during Life Apps

May 15: FINAL STAFF MEETING

May 16: 6th grade GRIT Assembly

May 17: 5th grade End of Year Awards Assembly/Final GRIT assembly


May 20: Meadow Brook Talent Show during Life Apps

May 21: Dodgeball during Life Apps

May 22: School day is from 8:10-12:10

May 22: 6th grade End of Year Awards ceremony @ 8:30

Preparing your classroom for testing

Please take down all INSTRUCTIONAL or EDUCATIONAL posters or signs.


You are free to leave your classroom rules and decorations, if they don't have educational information. You do not need to cover or do anything with the book ends.


Mark and I will be walking around Monday during your plan time to answer any questions and make sure we are good to go for Tuesday.

Testing Schedule

5th grade:

Monday, April 22: ELA Section 1 (WRITING TEST)

Tuesday, April 23: ELA Section 2 (Part 1 of the Multiple Choice)

Wednesday, April 24: ELA Section 3 (Part 2 of the Multiple Choice)

Thursday, April 25: Math Test (Part 1 and Part 2 of the Multiple Choice)

Friday, April 26: Science Test (Part 1 and Part 2 of the Multiple Choice)


6th grade:

Tuesday, April 9: ELA Section 1 (Part 1 of the Multiple Choice)

Wednesday, April 10: ELA Section 2 (Part 2 of the Multiple Choice)

Thursday, April 11: Math Test (Part 1 and Part 2 of the Multiple Choice)

Instructional Strategies

GRIT Ticket

Keep them coming!! It is great to recognize kids for doing what is right!!
Big picture

Thank you for all your hard work!

At Meadow Brook we have GRIT.



We are GOAL-DRIVEN.

We are RESPECTFUL.

We have INTEGRITY.

We TREAT OTHERS KINDLY.