A WORD TO THE WISE...
*NOVEMBER - 2 weeks till the break! Use your the letter to yourself as an encouragement to make to the break!
*TEAM LEADER MEETING - Team leader will be meeting on Monday as soon as duties are over in the library.
*DR. WINKLER VISIT - Dr Winkler will be here on Tuesday at 1:00 for our campus visit. We will be walking classrooms popping in and see what you are doing. I know we will see great teaching going on as we walk around to visit!
* THIRD GRADE FIELD TRIP - Third graders will be taking a field trip on Tuesday and Wednesday. Half of the grade on Tuesday and the other half on Wednesday.
*MATH REVIEW STAFF DEVELOPMENT - Gretchen Montgomery will be here on Thursday to do a staff development during planning times for Math Review. She will limit this to about 25 minutes. Come to the conference room for this training.
*THIRD GRADE PROGRAM FRIDAY - The morning program will be for all students except 2nd grade. This will begin at 9:00. The afternoon program will begin at 2 and will be for 2nd grade and parents.
*RTI STUDENTS - If you have students that are being added to RtI Tier II, moved to Tier III or removed, parents need to be contacted by you the teacher. Once you have made that phone call, you need to do 2 things. 1. Record it in View It and 2. Email Lavonne that you called. She will then record the contact in ESped
*INTERVENTIONS WITH JAYDA - If you have students who are receiving intervention time with Jayda, please remember that you will need to be providing her with information and tools to use during that time. She has some books she can use to enhance reading, but need materials from you, the classroom teacher to ensure that she is doing the right intervention work.
*CLINIC IN NEED OF CLOTHES - If you have extra child clothing at home that your kids have outgrown, the clinic can sure use anything that is gently used. They need children's sizes small, medium and large.
*FREE JEANS THURSDAY - Dr. Null sent out an email challenging us to be good citizens and exercise our right to vote. On the honor system, if you have voted or vote next Tuesday, you are free to wear jeans on Thursday (since Wednesday is already our school jeans day). School top, holiday top, dressy top - your choice!
*GT NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN - If you have students who YOU feel need to nominated for GT testing (parents will be notified soon about the window being opened). the window is open. If you need a form, see Kara. Once you have completed it, give it to Deanna.
*TEAM HUDDLES - K - Monday, 1 - Tuesday, 2 - Wednesday, 3 - Friday (as usual, I'll be in your area at 7:25 if you wish to start early. Everyone needs to be in attendance for us to start)
*TEAM HUDDLE QUESTION FOR THOUGHT - What is one thing that YOU CAN CONTROL that stresses you out?
HIGH RELIABLE SCHOOLS
If you have any questions about this process, please come see Tami. We are excited to join Oak Ridge High School, Irons Junior High, Vogel Intermediate, and Kaufman Elementary on this journey.
In order to access the questionnaire, you will need to be in your school google account not your personal gmail account.
WEEK AT A GLANCE
Monday Team Leader Meeting
Tuesday - Half third grade field trip
Wednesday -Half third grade field trip
Thursday - Math Review staff development during planning
Friday - Math Review Quiz, Third grade Patriotic Concert
OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW
On campus opportunities to note: (Second Monday after school opportunities)
November 12 - Rubrics
SEEDS FOR GROWTH:
Erin Ryan and Maria Ivers - for taking in some of our 3rd graders on the field trip day! - 3rd grade team
Maria Falcon - for pulling mysteries from the library so our 3rd graders are prepared with new books for their mystery unit. - 3rd grade team
Rachel Miller and Kinder Team - Thanks for creating fun while reading by arranging a visit to our school from Reader Man.
Keith Wardrup - For your never-ending love of teaching science to all students.
Try it out Tuesday - Try something new in your classroom on Tuesday.
WOW Wednesday - Tell someone about something they did that made you stop and say WOW!
Thankful Thursday - Tell a student you are thankful that they are in your class with a specific reason of why. Challenge yourself to call their parent and share with the parent.
Fabulous Friday - Write a shout out to someone for a doing a fabulous job this week!
Goals for 18-19
2. Starting in January, teachers will focus on aligning two anchor stations with current learning in the classroom.
3. By the end of the school year, reading and writing teachers will be trained in the conferring process and create their own documentation of conferences.
5 - Team Leader Meeting
6 - Stephanie Richeson's birthday
6 - 3rd grade Field Trip
6 - Dr. Winkler visit to campus @ 1:00 p.m.
7 - 3rd grade field trip
8 - Math staff development during planning time
9 - Third grade program
9 - Math review quiz
10 - Cassandra Murdaugh's birthday
12 - Staff Development Monday - Rubric grading
13 - Fourth grade planning day
14 - Fall Class Pictures/retakes
14 - Tami out to Principals' meeting
15 - Thanksgiving Feast
15 - First grade field trip
15 - Kinder planning day
16 - Poster Method Friday
19 - 23 - Thanksgiving Holiday Week
25 - Karen Boren's birthday
26 - Lisa Lara's birthday
26 - Faculty Meeting
27 - Tami out to Jim Knight training
27 - Fourth grade reading benchmark
28 - Kim Johnson and Rachel Henderson's birthday
28 - First grade planning day
29 - Gretchen Montgomery comes to walk classes for Math Review
29 - Third grade planning day
30 - Poster Method Friday