Matunuck Morning Memo

Manta Rays' News Waves 1/4/15

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Happy 2016!

2015 was a wonderful year for Matunuck School in so many ways, and it would not have been possible without the outstanding efforts of each of you. I am continually inspired by and deeply grateful for support from our school community. The work done within our school's walls is powerful and leaves a lasting impact.

As we welcome 2016, may we continue to grow as educators and as learners. I will continue to reflect and encourage growth throughout this new year and know that each of you will do the same. Happy new year!



  • During the holiday break EVERYTHING in your First Class email has been moved to your school gmail account. The district's email of record is now Gmail.

  • Please don't forget that CARES is offering Homework Club. If you are interested in referring a student, please reach out to them.

  • Please bring a children's book of your choice to the faculty meeting this Thursday. The only criteria when choosing the book is it must have a message that you hope students leave your classroom with. (This could be a theme/topic of: sharing, mindfulness, work ethic, kindness...).

  • Please note the screening window for STAR is open 1/4-1/22. Attached to this email a list of important information for administering screening. A sign up sheet it located in the main office.

  • Please review lockdown drills with your students


  • STAR Window (1/4 - 1/22)
  • I will be at the Administration Building for the morning


  • K Writing Workshop PD (MES 9:00-11:15)


  • Grade 1 Writing Workshop PD (MES 9:00-11:15)
  • Faculty Meeting (3:30-4:30)


- Warm Up

- #OneWord

- Google

- Odds & Ends


  • Safety Committee Meeting (8:00)


1/11: Salad Bar this week

3rd & 4th Writing Workshop PD (PDES)

1/12: PBIS/OBPP Meeting (3:30 library)

1st Grade GEMS Net PD (University of Rhode Island, 45 Upper College Road)

1/13: TA Meeting (10:00-11:00)

MTSS Meeting (3:30)

1/15: Teachers College Grades 3 & 4 (PDES)

Healthy Kids/Schools Meeting (8:00)