AP NEWS YOU CAN USE
Week of February 1 - February 5
“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”
—Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Early Release Conferences
As you are scheduling your parent conferences, please DO NOT schedule conferences after 4:30 on FRIDAY, FEB 26th.
*Conferences should not be scheduled after 6:00 on Feb 24th and 25th.
RBES Midyear DUE FEB 5
Thanks to everyone for your hard work on your mid-year updates. It was great to see all the progress!! I truly enjoyed reviewing your data!!
If you have not met with Stacy or me to sign-off, please email one of us to set that up next week.
Brief observations will continue in February.**Be sure to review the LSPI Implementation plan below for AKS/CQI Model.
Character Ed Students: We will have captains next week!
February trait = ACCEPTANCE
- Please remember to send these names. We would hate for a class to miss this opportunity for recognition!!
- Please encourage students to drop notes in the "Kindness Drop Box" in the media center so we can share on the morning announcements.
- For our weekly student recognition, the earlier the better when submitting names to your grade level AP.
- Also, if you would like to personally write the postcard for your student please let Stacy and I know. We will need it back by Friday morning.
Pharr Superstars of The Month
Please submit your names by 2/19/16.
- 3rd 9 weeks window opens 2/29. We will test in March towards the end of the window.
- The test review period opens 2 weeks prior to the window which will fall on or around 2/15.
- All content areas will be online WITH THE EXCEPTION of Math.
5 Tips for Effective Data Teams
- Laugh and cheer!
- Go beyond test scores
- Data trumps opinion
- Focus on next steps
- Create time for reflection
- BEGIN using the Achievement Level Descriptors to guide planning sessions in Grades 3 - 5.
Please visit the Pharr ES Training Page to access links to important GMAS resources.
Please try to give out at least 5 stamps per day to students in your class as well as others.
Please revisit the RAMS statement often and use this verbiage when complimenting students. For example:
"Thank you so much for accepting responsibility for your actions by standing in line quietly."