EC and LD Weekly Update

St. Richard's Episcopal School ~ Spring Break Edition

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Student Spotlight

Mrs. Boerger's budding artists recently studied about and recreated Japanese Artist Katsuchika Hokusai's woodblock print of The Great Wave. The artist became famous for his landscapes created using a palette of indigo and Prussian blue.

NEWS YOU CAN USE...

1. Upcoming Faculty Meetings - Tuesday, April 12, April 19

Please know that EC faculty and staff will meet in a TBD EC classroom on Tues., April 12 at 3:35pm. Topics of discussion for April 12 include: planning for 2016-2017. LD and MD faculty and staff will meet on April 19 with Carolyn Lausch in the Fortune Room to continue discussion focusing Language Arts Gr. 1-8.


2. Apple Pin Recipients - Monday, April 18

The eighth unveiling of Grades 1-4 Apple Pin honors will take place after chapel service on April 18. Therefore, please be sure to identify a student in your class who exhibits exemplary academic, civic and/or emotional performance in the classroom. Please print off and share your certificate to me by 6:00pm on Sunday, April 17. CLICK HERE to download the Apple Pin certificate.


3. 2016-2017 Planning Input Survey - Due April 18

As we head into the several weeks of school, I am eager to glean all EC/LD faculty and staff input for next school year. :) Please CLICK HERE to offer your thoughts and ideas regarding scheduling, professional development, and more. :)


4. Midterm Grades and Comments Schedule

* Last Day to Take Grades for Midterm - Fri., April 15

* Submit Midterm Comments via Backpack - Wed., April 20

* KC to Return Suggestions/Corrections to Teachers - Thurs., April 21

* Teachers Enter Final Comments/Updates into Backpack - Thurs., April 21


5. ERB Testing Schedules

ERB testing is just around the corner! While formal details (final schedules, extended time groups and testing locations, and other particulars) will be shared after spring break, CLICK HERE for the tentative testing schedule.


6. Orton-Gillingham Training - July 11-15

Kristi Harris has a few vacancies in her Orton-Gillingham training this summer. I heard from last year's participants that the training is excellent! If you are interested, please take CLICK HERE for the informational brochure and contact Kristi directly. Please know that SRES will fund your training using Federal/State grant monies allotted by IPS. Please contact Kristi soon as her class is filling up quickly. :)


Have a relaxing spring break!


Fondly,

Kris :)