The Eager Eagle

Weekly Memo for STAFF

Week of August 10-14: Week 2 of PrePlan

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Daily Protocols

*sign in daily in front office (required by state auditor)

*get temperature taken

*wear face mask when less than six feet from others

Welcome to the Family!

Join me in welcoming the following staff members:

Ms. Kenia Rodriguez, 5th grade math and science

Deputy Demarcus Dixon, School Resource Officer

Ms. Destiny Nunez, Student Teacher with Mrs. V

Cup of Joe!

There are K cups by the Keurig on the counter by the mailboxes. There is also cream in the fridge for you to use. Bring your own mug! Don't have one? No worries, there are disposable cups you can use!

Snack Attack!

The mailroom will have snacks and sodas again this week for you. Snacks are on the table and sodas are in the fridge. Enjoy!

Monday Meeting


Our meeting on Monday, August 10 will begin at 8:30 am in the cafetorium. We have the cafeteria tables set up. If this is not comfortable, you can grab one of the blue chairs and pull it up. We will cover the evaluation and reading initiatives.

New teachers, I will be sharing everything and will meet with you to answer any questions you may have since you have another training!

PrePlan Agenda

There are updates to the preplan agenda. Here is the link if you need it:

Committee Meetings

All staff is welcome to join committees. The link is below if you would like to join. Please note, we have a new committee that will focus on strategies to increase an anti-bias culture at South.

SES Information

The link below will take you to a folder on the Google Drive with school information. It is being updated this week.

Fever Protocol

Please note: Students/adults must have a temperature of 100.4 or higher in order to be sent home. This is updated in our SES Handbook.

iReady Toolbox

Great news! Teacher Toolbox will no longer require codes. You will access it directly in your i-Ready account this year. The accounts should soon be unlocked and ready for this school year.

FLKRS~~iReady~~Literacy First Testing

Janelle is working on a schedule for testing our students on FLKRS and the iReady diagnostics. We also will assess students with the Literacy First assessment. Once the schedule is finalized, it will be shared with you.

We still do not have a definite answer on assessing option 2 students. I will keep you posted!


AR has a new platform. We should have access beginning August 10. Once student's schedules are loaded in Skyward, your classes will appear. Renaissance U offers tutorials with the new platform.

Modules & Handbook

Don't forget to sign off after reading the SES Employee Handbook. This and Safe Schools module certificates go to Jen. All are due by this Friday.

New teachers, hopefully the Safe Schools log in issues will be fixed soon. If not, do not worry. You will receive an extension.

Virtual Calming Room

Please click on the link to explore the virtual calming room that is good for both staff and students.

COVID Screening

Please remember: You can do a self screening from home prior to leaving for work to avoid possibly contaminating others.

The first link takes you to a document from the Department of Health regarding schools reopening.

The second link takes you to a document for COVID screening.

Air Conditioning

The A/C will be on this upcoming weekend at the school. If you think you will be working the weekend of August 22-23 and would like it on, please send me an email. If there is enough interest, I will put that request into the district. If you didn't know, I am unable to control it.


Please let me know ASAP if you would like to be in charge of the yearbook this school year. You receive a stipend for this.

After care

South will host after care again this school year. If parents ask you, the after care registration form is live on the district website and our Facebook page. Families that complete this registration will receive a paper copy of the complete form from the after care staff. They are set to begin on the first day of school.

Important Info for Open House

We are providing information for option 2 parents that includes expectations. For option 1, I have a short list of items to give all grade levels so the same thing is said school-wide. Those items include: arrival and dismissal procedures, mask requirements, fever guidelines, aftercare, no visitors...If there is something I can add, please email me ASAP!

NEW Requirement for ALL Employees

HR assigned a Title IX module in SafeSchools that covers the mandatory training for Title IX. ALL EMPLOYEES are required to watch this module. The module is 27 minutes in length and is titled “Title IX and Sexual Harassment Prevention for Employees”. The module will be on each staff member’s Safe Schools homepage on Monday, August 10th. The training must be completed by Monday, August 31st.

Happy birthday!

Join me in wishing a happy birthday to Angie Voelker on August 13 and Alisa Quick on August 15!
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