Friday Focus

Moreau Heights Elementary

March 23

Moreau Heights is a collaborative community focused on student growth with a commitment to excellence.

PBS lesson

The PBS lesson for the next two weeks will focus on Keeping Your Cool! The slideshow attached includes the slides for the next two weeks, so be sure to follow the days.

Our Second Steps lessons this week will focus on the following:

Kindergarten will work on handling having things taken away.

1st grade will begin bullying lessons provided.

Grade 2 will review Second Steps lessons

Grade 3 will review Second Steps lessons

Grade 4 will focus on dealign with peer pressure

Grade 5 will focus on dealing with gossip

Are you using Charger Cash to reinforce PBS expectations and Second Step skills?

- We want to use positive reinforcement to draw attention to what we want to see more of from our students.

- How do you make sure you are putting the focus where you want it?

- Are you remembering to use all your tools? Specific feedback? Charger Cash?

"You are a giant, yellow highlighter. Highlight behavior you want more of, and help children become aware of the many kind and helpful things they do each day."

Conscious Discipline Connection - Connecting and Creating a Community

Watch the video below about Morning Meetings.

  • What elements do you already have in place? What could you add to your morning meeting routine?
  • As specials teachers, what elements can you put in place to start each of your class periods to support student success?

Duties for the Week

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Wanting Some Behavioral Support Ideas?

If you are wanting to set up a time to talk with Doug about behavioral interventions and support for a student in your class, please submit the form through the link below.

Calendar of Events

Monday, April 2

*Fire drill 10:00

*BB IEP 1:15 (Steinman, Lock, Cremin, Connelly, Humphreys, Haugen)

Tuesday, April 3

* DB staffing (Treat, Humphreys, James, Haugen) 9:15

*LW IEP (Haugen, Gragg, Hammann) 1:15

*IW IEP (Gragg, Sexton, Rackers, Lock, Russler, Haugen) 2:00

*PBS team mtg 3:45

Wednesday, April 4

*Paraprofessional Appreciation Day! - SHOW SOME LOVE!

*District admin (Sue at Dix Rd ) 8:30 - 12:30

*KR Staffing (James, Farmer, Lueckenhoff, Albers, McKim, Lock, Humphreys) 9:15

*KS IEP (Haugen, Gragg, McKim, Cremin, Reece, Treat) 2:00

*Staff Mtg 3:45

Thursday, April 5

*Collaboration Day (CFA work for ELA Unit 1)

*MG staffing (James, Dunn, Spear, Haugen, Treat) 1:15

*MANDATORY MAP training 3:45- 4:30 in library (for ALL who will help administer MAP testing )

Friday, April 6

*Transitional mtg at SWECC (Haugen, Connelly) 9:00

Monday, April 9

*AM Staffing (Farmer, James, Humphreys, Henderson, McKim) 8:30

*Dr. Rose mtg 1:00 (Haugen, Jungmeyer, James)

*Functional Classroom mtg 3:45 (Haugen, Frank, Connelly, Farmer, Sexton)

Tuesday, April 10

*New Crew 7:00 a.m.

*Conscious Discipline parent mtg 11:00 in library

*CB IEP mtg 1:15 (Haugen, Humphreys, Cremin, Lock, Whitworth, Hammann, Connelly)

*Sped team mtg (Connelly, Sexton, Farmer, Treat, Humphreys) 3:45

*PTO mtg 6:00 in library

Wednesday, April 11

*5th grade Science MAP testing begins at 8:30

Thursday, April 12

*5th grade Science MAP testing begins at 8:30

*Elementary Principal mtg (Sue at BOE ) 8 - 12

Friday, April 13

*Progress reports go home

*SST for AM (Fleming, Holliday, Haugen, James) 11:00

MAP Testing Schedule

This schedule shows what grades and topics are tested each day AND how specials are adjusted.

MAP Time

Our time for MAP testing is right around the corner! You will see schedules below that were previously provided to Leadership Team reps.

There will be a MAP Training provided for ALL staff who may/will help to administer the assessment on Thursday, April 5th. This includes: all teachers grades 3-5, Moeller, Treat, Holtmeyer, Jungmeyer, Lemons, Reed, Fox, Hinkle, Holliday. The training will begin at 3:45 and last about 45 minutes.

MAP session schedule

Tells teachers which portions of the test will be administered each day of testing

Staffing Updates for 2018-19

1. I am returning to Moreau Heights next year, contrary to rumors. You are stuck with me - like it or not.

2. Doug Jungmeyer and Meghan Holliday will be at MH full time next year! YAY!

3. We will have a half-time administrative intern next year, shared with West Elementary.

4. We have hired a counselor for next year. Shannon Gann comes to us from the Mizzou Counseling program with great intervention experience, excellent references, and time with a transition room setting. She will bring some good support for our students as we being 2018-19.

5. Jill Talken will be with us through the end of the school year, then will continue the retirement she began before joining us.

6. Brittany Basinger will be a full-time member of our 2nd grade team next year.

Difference Maker Nomination Form

Nominate a staff member who has made a positive impact for students, families and staff!