From The Crow's Nest

Stoneleigh Stallions Staff News 4-11-2016

Quote To Ponder

“Kids can persist with something difficult or boring only if they can connect with how it’s making them what they want to be.” - Nancy Hill

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Volunteer Of The Year Nominations

Nominations for the 2015-2016 Team BCPS Volunteer of the Year are now being accepted. Principals are asked to identify and nominate one extraordinary volunteer who has made a significant, positive impact on the school community. Submit nominations for Stoneleigh Elementary to Donna Wingerd during the week of April 11, 2016
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Elementary Schools Grade Posting Procedures and Timeline

April 4 - 11, 2016 at 5PM
  • Teachers should work in the BCPS One gradebook to update student grades.
  • Teachers should work in STARS to enter Comments and complete the Learning Skills/Behavior, Program Services and Additional Reports sections as appropriate.


April 11, 2016 at 5PM

  • Grade 3 – Grade 5 Classes: The quarterly Achievement Grades calculated in the BCPS One gradebook will be pulled from the BCPS One gradebook and pushed into the corresponding class Achievement Grade section in STARS for all students actively enrolled in the class.
  • Grade 1 – Grade 2 Classes: Teachers will use the grades entered into the BCPS One gradebook to determine a quarterly Achievement Grade for students. Teachers will then enter the Achievement Grade into the corresponding Achievement Grade section in STARS.


April 15, 2016 at 3:30PM

  • Deadline for the completion of grades and comments entered into STARS by teachers.

- 1st and 2nd grade - notify Amy Malinowski when grades and comments are ready

in STARS to be reviewed.

- 3rd grade and Special Education Progress Reports - notify Kaia Stevens when

grades and comments are ready in STARS to be reviewed.

- 4th and 5th grade - notify Heather Hollenbeck when grades and comments are

ready in STARS to be reviewed.


April 21, 2016

 Quarterly report cards are distributed to students.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – S.T.A.T. INSTITUTE BCPS

Teachers are encouraged to submit a proposal to present at the Summer S.T.A.T. Institute on June 22, 2016, (elementary schools) and/or June 23, 2016, (middle schools). Proposal topics can showcase the innovative things happening throughout BCPS, providing an opportunity to share ideas, lessons, and/or projects with other BCPS teachers. Teachers interested in presenting must complete a proposal form and e-mail it to si@bcps.org by Sunday, April 24, 2016. Donna will place proposal forms in mailboxes Monday, April 11, 2016.


All individuals submitting proposals will be notified by Friday, May 13, 2016. Questions regarding this information should be directed to the following individual(s): David Robb, Supervisor 443-809-6692

Domain 3 - Highly Effective Looks Like...

3b - Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques: Quality of Questions


Teacher:

  • teaches students about the nature of good questions.
  • shares an age-appropriate version of Bloom’s taxonomy with students.
  • invites students to categorize the questions asked, regularly.
  • invites students to identify excellent questions in their or the teacher’s, reading.
  • invites students to create questions prior to the start of a unit.
  • invites students to create higher order questions related to their other learning, regularly.
  • provides feedback to students about the questions they ask.

2nd grade PD/Planning mtg.

Tuesday, April 12th, 8:30am-12:15pm

Conference Room

3rd Grade PD/Planning Mtg.

Tuesday, April 12th, 12:15-3:30pm

Conference Room

Stoneleigh Spirit Day

Wednesday, April 13th, 8:30am-3:30pm

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

1st Grade PD/Planning Mtg.

Friday, April 15th, 8:30am-12:15pm

Conference Room

Sports Day to show off your favorite sports team wear

Friday, April 15th, 8:30am-3:30pm

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

Report Card Comments To Administration

Friday, April 15th, 3:30pm

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

  • 1st and 2nd grade - notify Amy Malinowski when grades and comments are ready in STARS to be reviewed.
  • 3rd grade and Special Education Progress Reports - notify Kaia Stevens when grades and comments are ready in STARTS to be reviewed.
  • 4th and 5th grade - notify Heather Hollenbeck when grades and comments are ready in STARTS to be reviewed.

Grade 5 Ballroom Dance

Monday, April 18th, 8:45-9:45am

Gymnasium

5th grade Ballroom Dance will continue during their assigned special time 8:55AM to 9:45AM through Friday, April 22, 2016.

Class Group and Individual Spring Portraits

Tuesday, April 19th, 9am-3pm

Gymnasium

STEM Fair

Tuesday, April 19th, 7-8pm

Gymnasium

Continues through Wednesday, April 20th at 3:00 PM

Stoneleigh Spirit Day

Wednesday, April 20th, 8:30am-3:30pm

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

2016 BCPS Teacher of the Year/Principal fo the Year Ceremony

Wednesday, April 20th, 5:30-7:30pm

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology

Distribution of Report Cars

Thursday, April 21st, 3pm

BCPS and Stoneleigh Elementary

3rd Grade Living Museuum - Ms. Edwards AM Reading Class

Thursday, April 21st, 9:15-10:15am

Cafeteria

Grades 4 and 5 Cultural Arts Assembly - Classical Hip Hop

Thursday, April 21st, 10-10:45am

Gymnasium

Kindergarten and Grade 1 Cultural Arts Assembly - Classical Hip Hop

Thursday, April 21st, 1-1:45pm

Gymnasium

Grades 2 and 3 Cultural Arts Assembly - Classical Hip Hop

Thursday, April 21st, 2-2:45pm

Gymnasium

Priority Transfer Teachers Job Fair for PTT

Thursday, April 21st, 4-5pm

2004 Greenspring Drive

Lutherville-Timonium, MD

Voluntary Transfers

Thursday, April 21st, 5-6pm

2004 Greenspring Drive

Lutherville-Timonium, MD

Battle of the Books

Thursday, April 21st, 6-8pm

Baltimore County Public Library - Towson Branch

Sports Day to Show Off Your Favorite Sports Team Wear

Friday, April 22nd, 8:30am-3:30pm

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

Living Museum - Ms. Edwards - PM Reading Class

Friday, April 22nd, 9:15-10:15am

Cafeteria

Fire Drill

Friday, April 22nd, 10:15-10:30am

Stoneleigh Elementary School, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore, MD

4th Grade Team PD/Planning Mtg.

Friday, April 22nd, 12:15-3:30pm

Conference Room

Living Museum - Mr. Mintiens; PM Reading Class

Friday, April 22nd, 2-3pm

Cafeteria