May 15th - 20th, 2016
Ø Wednesday, May 18, 8:45am-1:30pm, all 3
rdgrade to Safari Park – BUS
Ø Thursday, May 19, 8:45am-12:30pm, 2
ndgrade Thomas to Roynon – BUS
Assemblies and Special Events:
Ø Monday, May 16-23, before school Shoes With Heart collects shoe donations. – Front of School
Ø Tuesday, May 17, 6:30pm, 5
thgrade Band Concert for parents and families – MPR
Ø Wednesday, 18, 9:45am Band performance for 4
thgrade. - MPR
Ø Friday, May 20, classes visit PTA Art Show. Schedule to come. – MPR
Ø Friday, May 20, 12:45-2pm, Mr. Karadashian’s class, Architecture Show for parents in classroom.
Ø Friday, May 20, PTA Art Show and Silent Auction, 2-3:30pm and 5-7pm - MPR.
Ø Avenues has ended for this year. Thank you, Laila Akkad for a great year. She’ll be back next year.
Ø Intermediate Reading (Maryam Vatankhah) and Writing Support (Beatriz Cruz-Rivera) last day is May 27.
Ø Lounge Respect for May: TK & K
Ø May 30, Memorial Day Holiday, no school.
Ø May 31 & June 1, Mr. Karadashian’s class Fairy Tale Puppet Shows – F-16
Ø June 3, PTA Twice Upon a Time Book Swap – MPR
Ø June 8, 10-11am, 5
thgrade Promotion Day – Blacktop
Ø June 9, Minimum Day, last day of school. Dismissal at 11:20am
The next All Team Workshop is Wednesday, May 18th, 2:20-3:20pm.
Meetings are on the first and third Wednesday of each month, normally in MPR.
Last Day of Impact is Friday, May 27th.
Student Support & Counseling
Please take a look at their proposed schedule here:Final Westwood Way and Second Step Lessons
As a reminder, these class lessons and reinforces to our school wide teacher shared Westwood Way Lessons. This week's Westwood Way lesson once again guides students through self reflection. Click here to share with your class.
Lastly, Juhi will continue to coordinate Wednesday Lunch Games for all Roadrunners. This week, invite your students to join her on the field for "Running Tic Tac Toe"
For the remaining Tuesdays, our Dad volunteers will be out leading kickball at lunch recess. Please share this invitation with your students. (Click to open Voki Commercial for students)
Project Build #1: Buddy Bench - Feedback Needed
Vision: create a Buddy Bench (or two) for our students
Take a look at the Buddy Bench samples below. Email your feedback including pros/cons / thoughts to Shaylene.
Goal: Have Buddy Bench in place before the last day of school
Teaching and Learning:
ELA Resource: Read Works
1-easy to find articles that identify specific strategies CCSS (figurative language...)
2-multiple lexiles for differentiation
3- easy to register (FREE)