Primary Points to Ponder

April 1-5

Primary Calendar of Events

Check this every week so you can keep up with events. Click on links to see attachments.

Faculty Learning Wednesday 3:45-4:30. Paras adjust time throughout the week.

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High Five Club

Our attendance was about 96% this week which is exactly where we need it to be. Great job.


We have found a way to do the gift card drawing digitally. You do not have to do the Punctual Pete Papers unless you want to. However, students need to check themselves in daily or have a way to show they were at school (getting a buck and putting it in their bag maybe). This is what research shows helps gets the kid to understand and begin to take ownership of their attendance.


On sunny Fridays, we will have the High Five Club outside. This means if all you class had perfect attendance, you will get an extra 15 minutes off.


Please remember to contact students when they are out by text, seesaw, phone, etc. This helps to hold parents accountable to getting their kids to school. With such amazing staff we know our students will be successful as long as they show up!

Intent to Return 2019-2020

Please fill out by April 5th.

Bring Writing Samples to Common Planning Next Week!

Texas Early Childhood Needs Assessment

Please complete this and forward to anyone who you think should have a say in early childhood education in Texas.

Our goal is 100% of Teachers ESL Certified by December 2020!

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Spring Pictures- We will call classes starting at 7:30. Line up ABC by Last Name.

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Teacher Tools: 100 Squares Reward Systems

Looking for something new to motivate your class with...

https://youtu.be/goQEKlpx2Hw
Teacher Tools: Tell me Something Good

Here is a quick way to build a caring culture.

https://youtu.be/7s1y23kLkR0

Links you need

Parent Liaison Referral Form

Please fill this out when you want Ms. Chism to help with contacting and working with parents.

Student Recognition per Month

Check Primary Events Calendar for Due Dates

Primary Staff Notebook

This has just about everything you need!

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Professional Development Opportunities

Teacher to Teacher Observation

You must complete one a semester.

Project ETELL Registration

This is a route to begun ESL or bilingual certified with no cost to you.

SIOP Texas Gateway Training

All staff who work directly with students must complete this training.

Pine Tree Primary Symbaloo

This has links to many of our pages. You can make it your homepage!