East Elementary: Excellence at Work

Staff Newsletter for 2015-2016, Episode 7

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A Gift from Us...

Melissa and Ashley want you to know

that you're wonderful in many ways.

To make the next three weeks a little sweeter

enjoy jeans on two extra days.


You can be outfitted in jeans

with only one day to pay.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

means jeans every day.


We wish you wonderful memories

and we want you to know

That we are grateful for all you do

and for doing it all to ensure our students grow.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Melissa and Ashley

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Planning with the End in Mind - MOY

It is time to assess the progress we've made with our SMART goals this school year. If you are a classroom teacher please complete this quick form by Friday, December 4th. This link was also sent to you in an email.
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Spirit Store Update!

The Spirit Store will be open on Friday, December 11th. We will send a note home with students on the 10th about available items and will announce times at that time. Please continue to encourage your students to add to their collection. We will be handing out Perfect Attendance sticks when we return in January for the 2nd Nine Weeks.Also remember this could be a great and inexpensive Christmas gift for your students. Here is the website if you would like to check them out: http://www.spiritmonkey.com/Catalog/Category.aspx
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Looking Ahead: December Blueprint

  • November 30: Secret Santa Begins
  • December 1: First Grade Field Trip to Yesterland Farms
  • December 3/4: RtI for All Grade Levels
  • December 3: Staff Christmas Party to Marshall - Shopping and Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
  • December 4: Progress Report Grades due
  • December 7 - 11: Words Their Way MOY Testing
  • December 7: Math CBA 2
  • December 8: Reading CBA 2
  • December 8: Hallsville Christmas Parade
  • December 10: LEAD Teacher Lunch (details to follow)
  • December 11: Spirit Store Open
  • December 11: 1st Grade PRogram
  • December 15: CHAMPS Reward - To the Movies!
  • December 15: Christmas Dinner - 1st and 3rd Grades
  • December 17: Data Meeting - WW Schedule
  • December 18: Class Parties and Early Release
  • December 18: 2nd Nine Weeks Grades Due
  • January 4: Welcome Back! - Professional Development Day
  • January 5: Students Return


***Please see campus calendar for additional information and details.
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Have an AMAZING Week!