Tiogue Faculty & Staff Bulletin
At-A-Glance April 27, 2019 #32
Waiting for sunshine at some point...April showers bring May flowers
Important Information and Key Dates
Please note, we have many off team IEP/Other mtgs. on days other than Thursday. Therefore, please check individual Google Calendars for specific information
April 29 - Multiple IEP/ESY Mtgs. and possible 504 mtg.; please check individual Google Calendars for specific information; Make Up Testing for RICAS; Faculty Mtg. 3:20pm Cafeteria
April 30 - Gr. 4 Field Trip to the State House; Science Practice Test GR 5
May 1 - RtI/MTSS Mtgs. 7:30am & 8am; Gr. 5 Begins RI Sci Assessment and Make Up Testing for RICAS; Gr. 4 Cartographer visits; Afternoon eligibility mtg. check Google Cal.
May 2 - PBIS Mtg. 7:50am in RM 2; Gr. 4 Cartographer visits; TEAM DAY please check individual Google Calendars for specific information; and Gr. 5 continues RI Sci Assessment this morning
May 3 - ASFMS ADMIN visits with grade 5 students/teachers; Last Day to Make Up ELA RICAS; several off-team IEP/EVAL mtgs. today
May 4 - Saturday PTA Egg Hunt - Mr. DuClau P.B.R. Foundation (K-2 goes first then gr. 3-5 takes part)
May 6 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 4 MATH - Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week Begins
May 7 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 4 MATH; Teacher/Staff Appreciation Day - PTA Luncheon today, so do not bring a lunch - there will be gluten free options
May 8 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 3 MATH; Night of the Arts at Tiogue
May 9 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 3 MATH; TEAM DAY please check individual Google Calendars for specific information -and- SureHands Lift Training, Life Skills rooms (team members will be notified by Molly M.)
May 12 - Happy Mother's Day
May 13 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 5 MATH
May 14 - RICAS TESTING CONTINUES - GR 5 MATH
May 16 - TEAM DAY please check individual Google Calendars for specific information
May 22 - ASFMS Parent Step Up Night for Grade 5 from 6pm-7pm
May 31 - Family Dance at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
Our Mission and Motto:
At Tiogue School, we believe that students can achieve their personal best and become responsible and productive citizens by embracing all learning opportunities each day.
"Everybody is somebody at Tiogue"
We would like faculty/staff representation at each PTA meeting. Talk with your team and colleagues about scheduling a time to come to a meeting this year.
Upcoming PTA Meeting Schedule:
5/20/19 at 6:30pm (Executive Board 6:15pm)
June TBD at 3:30pm (Executive Board 3:15pm)
SCHOOL STORE Information revised: 4/24, 5/8, 5/22 (last store date for this year)
Upcoming Placement Mtgs. by Grade Level
Grade 1 - May 8th at 1:30pm, Room 15
Grade K - May 8th at 2:10pm, Room 23
Grade 4 - May 10th at 9:45am, Room 9
Grade 3 - May 10th at 10:30am, Room 5
Grade 2 - May 10th at 11:15am, Room 18
Updated Information and Training Resources for the Science Assessment
RI NGSA Portal:
- RI Next Generation Science Assessment Portal: Here you can access the following:
- Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE). NOTE: The TIDE used for the NGSA is different from the TIDE used for the digital PSAT 10 administration.
- Secure Browser information
- Training test (practice test) access
- Brochure on accessing the NGSA Training Test (PDF)
- Training Test User Guide (PDF)
- Register for portal updates at: RI NGSA Portal. You will receive automatic notifications when any resources are added. Contact the AIR Help Desk (866-757-9347) or email@example.com with questions.
RIDE SITE Click HERE.
Articles and other news
Behavioral Specialist and Math Intervention Schedule:
*Kim Sturdahl will be at Tiogue Monday through Friday*
*Reminder: Do not send students to the office to deliver behavior referrals
Referrals: Please complete all sections of the behavior referral forms for Kim. Be as specific as possible.
Please turn in all referrals to Kim within 24 hours of the infraction or incident.
Infractions involving the location of bathroom trended downward this past week; however, incidents outside on the playground and during other unstructured times increased slightly.
MATHEMATICS: Mary V. will be at Tiogue the week of 4/29/19
**Article of the week**
April 27, 2019: From Achieve the Core: Common Mistakes With Student Writing Prompts
April 13, 2019: Education Spending - Is it enough? - From EdWeek
April 6, 2019: The Best Way to Stay Calm amid Challenging Behavior...- Psychology Today
March 30, 2019: Interesting commentary regarding readiness for Kindergarten, found in EdWeek.
March 23, 2019: 10 Emotional Coaching Phrases When Your Child Is Upset - Nurture and Thrive Blog Post
March 16, 2019: Using Graphic Novels in an English class - definitely applies to our level too.
*Previous articles can still be found in the other bulletins.
Our Nurse's Corner of Information
-No new information-
Gina D'Aguanno MS.RN.CSNT
Tiogue Elementary School
SEL/Conscious Discipline/Restorative Practice's Corner
SEL/Conscious Discipline/PBIS and other important info.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Week 32: Dr. Becky Bailey Presents "Composure" - From the Conscious Discipline Live Series.
Our next PBIS mtg. will be held on May 2nd @ 7:50am in RM 2