Millbrook Elementary Staff Notes

Week of May 9-13, 2016

Thought For the Week

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place. ~Marian Wright Edelman

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Logistical Updates

*On Monday, 5/9, we will have EOY testing training and updates. We want to get started at 2:50 due to the volume of information we need to cover. Thank you!
*Upcoming Reflective PLT/Collaborative Forward Planning (with coaches, Nicole, & Abby). We look forward to these opportunities to get a head start on unit design/planning for next year!

1 - May 12

2 - May 18

3 - May 19

4 - May 17

Schedule of Events

Monday, 5/9: B Day; 4th PLT, 1:30 - 2:45; Staff Meeting, **2:50 - 4:15 (Testing Schedule and EOY Procedures)

Tuesday, 5/10: C Day; 2nd PLT, 1:30 - 3:30; MCLASS window opens

Wednesday, 5/11: D Day; 3rd PLT, 1:30 - 3:30; Retirement Celebration for Karen Gaines, 3:00 (Media Center); PTA Board Meeting, 3:00 (Office Conference Room)

Thursday, 5/12: E Day; 1st PLT, 1:30 - 3:30; Kindergarten Open House, 3:00

Friday, 5/13: Field Day; no specials; lunch in classrooms (bag lunches)

Learning Corner

Read alouds have so many powerful opportunities for teaching and learning - and picture books are great for all ages!

This Week's Inspiration

Tracy Bowers on behalf of our Teacher Leader Corps team shared this week's inspiration :) - thank you!
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