Mashburn Minute

Mashburn Elementary February 5, 2016

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What's coming up!!!

Feb 8th - Faculty meeting

Feb 10th- The tooth fairy visits K, visitors from OHIO are here!! - lunch will be served again, Blue Bear

Feb 11th - Mashburn's PLAY day!

Feb 12th- School Holiday

Feb 15th - School Holiday

Feb 16th - DCD day am, school based pm

Feb 17th - In system job fair

Feb 19th - Father Daughter Dance

Feb 22nd - new teachers mtg

Feb 23rd - Longhorn's Spirit Night

Feb 29th - Leadership mtg

Mar 7th - Committee Meetings

Shoes for Africa Shoe Drive - the goal is 700 pairs this year!!!

March 21-April 15


As Jennifer and I visit your planning meetings we have been blown away with your collaboration, dedication and outside the box thinking. I really feel that this year has been one of the BEST years ever!!! Thank YOU for being YOU and keep rocking it!
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Mrs. Smith has been MIA...

You may have noticed that I have been out most of the week. I left early Tuesday for a 3 day tour and conference in Minnesota and North Dakota. I had the privilege of visiting 3 elementary schools and 2 middle schools. I have been blown away - both at how at the end of the day we are all in this together and also how fortunate we are in Forsyth County. One school had 700 students, no counselor, no AP. Another middle school was all inner city kids who honestly scared me to death. The first school I visited did not have chairs- they allowed their students to sit, stand or do whatever and it was working!!! I can't wait to share some other amazing things I learned but the BIGGEST take-a-way was that I am proud of OUR work and of YOU!!!!!

We Are Connected..... on the playground too!

In light of what happened recently, it's a great time to really think about playground supervision. We all value our time outside as a little extra collaboration time but remember the purpose is to supervise for safety. This means strategic placement around the playground.

We Are Connected!!

We Are Connected helps us understand that everyone who comes into our lives can help us live our dreams. Through this mindset, we learn to constantly explore synergies with others, embrace diversity, and relish the competition that will allow us to maximize our potential with and through others.

-Embrace Everyone! E

-Maximize positive relationships!

–Build your Dream Team!I

-Lead with Value!

Do the Connected Dance - "We Are All Connected" #weareALLconnected"