Eagle Eye E-News February 1-5

Ebinport Elementary Faculty and Staff E-News

Ebinport's Vision Statement

Alongside families and our community, we are cultivating and nurturing lifelong learners to excel in an interdependent global society.

What's Coming Up This Week?

  • Liz Bridges will be in the building conducting 3-5 ELA Walk-through
  • 9:30-10:30 4th Grade Related Arts Enrichment
  • 7:00 Ebinport Chorus Sings National Anthem at Winthrop Basketball Game

Tuesday- Groundhog Day
    • Carroll School Field trip
    • Rhonda at District Office for Immersion Meetings
    • 3:00 Committee Meetings

    Tuesday- Groundhog Day

    • Carroll School Field trip
    • Rhonda at District Office for Immersion Meetings
    • 3:00 Committee Meetings
    • Just Kidding (Get it? Groundhog Day...this is a repeat??) ...Never mind :)


    • Grade Level PLC Meetings with Karen Price (No Meeting for Related Arts today: RA Should continue working on Art Night/Chinese Cultural Night)
    • 5th Grade DHEC Presentations
    • PTO Provides Souper Bowl Lunch for Staff

    • 5th Grade DHEC Presentations
    • Carroll School Field Trip
    • 3rd Grade Life in a Fishbowl
    • Brian at an AP Meeting
    • 10:00 Rhonda, Kim and Lou Ellen Meet with District Attendance Officers
    • 1:00 Rhonda, Kim, Jo Ann and Brian meet with Safety Officers

      Friday- PANTHER's on the Prowl! Come decked out in your Panther's gear and ask students to, as well! Ms. Lunny tells me there is a big game coming up??? :)

      • A visiting administrator will be with Rhonda all day today. If I conduct any observations please know that Keri Beth Brown, the AP from Lesslie, will be with me. She is not evaluating teachers, she is observing me and my technique and providing feedback to me.
      • 9:00 Terrific Kid
      • 1:30 2nd Grade in Cafeteria for EbinPAWS Launch!

      Future Events

      • February 12: Inclement Weather Make-up Day
      • February 16: SIC Meeting
      • February 22-26 Book Fair at Ebinport
      • February 26- Spanish Movie Night (We will show Inside Out in Spanish) ALL students are welcome to attend.
      • March 12 and March 16 School of Choice Fair
      • March 18 Bingo Night
      • March 19 Battle of the Books

      Your Ideas Needed!!

      I would like to do something for our volunteers during the month of February. My original thought was "Valentine's for Volunteers" but other than the cute name, I am out of ideas! What are your thoughts about a way that we can show our volunteers just how much we appreciate them? Please email me and Brian!

      Related Arts Enrichment

      This week 4th grade has RA enrichment.
      Classes assignments are:
      Chinese: Mrs. Wilson
      PE: Mrs. Clarke
      Media/Guidance: Mrs. Jackson
      Computer Lab: Mrs. Riley

      Don't forget about your PLC Book Study in Canvas. Everyone should complete this so we have common language and a solid foundation as we move forward in our PLC's. Renewal credit will be given!

      Statewide Faculty Meeting

      Below, please find the links to the January 27 SDE Statewide Faculty Meeting webinar recording and PowerPoints.

      Webinar Recording: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByqnY6nRHKi1cEVzd2JDZUF4WFE

      Assessment PowerPoint:


      Evaluation PowerPoint:


      ESOL Survey

      All classroom teachers who serve ESOL students. Please complete the survey by February 12, 2016.

      Survey Link:


      Morning Meeting Focus This Week

      This week please continue to focus on our school wide expectations in addition to your classroom specific expectations. Please continue to conduct morning meetings. These are vital to our school community!

      The Cool Table

      Leadership asked that I let you know students who are participating in The Cool Table. These student will go to the gym on Wednesdays beginning January 27 before school starts. Please allow these children to walk to the gym if you are on duty.

      Jesse Bilinski

      Cadence Martin

      JaQualine Barber

      Jaiquavious Garvin

      Jayden Marquez

      MarQuell Barber

      Zeniah Henderson

      Joseph "Cody" Morales
      Zyir Gordon and
      Elliot Alan Duran

      Rock Hill Schools Education Foundation Grant

      Grants are due February 1, 2016. Click here to apply!

      Yearbook Pictures

      Teachers, Please send 2 or 3 pictures to Alice Davis of your class for the year book by Sunday, January 31, 2016. These can be group pictures or clear pictures of students. These should be emailed to Alice at adavis@wfcorp.com and I should be CC'd on the email.

      Summer Challenger


      Dates: June 6, 2016 – August 5, 2016

      (Closed Monday, July 4, 2016)

      Parents may register their child to attend Summer Challenger for 9 weeks, 8 weeks or 7 weeks. Weeks do not have to run consecutively when selecting 8 or 7 weeks.

      Cost: $150.00 per week

      (Four day rate adjustment made for the week of July 4th,)

      • 9 Weeks cost $1350.00 (minus $30.00 for July 4th)

      • 8 Weeks cost $1200.00 (minus $30.00 if attending week of July 4th)

      • 7 Weeks cost $1050.00 (minus $30.00 if attending week of July 4th)

      Payment Options:

      • Weekly Draft

      • One payment - draft full amount on May 9th

      • Two payments - draft ½ on May 9th and draft ½ on June 6th

      Hours: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

      Location: Richmond Drive Elementary School

      1162 Richmond Drive - Rock Hill, SC 29732

      Enrollment/Lunch/Snacks/Field Trips

      Enrollment: We will accept students entering kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade.

      Lunch: Students will need to bring a bag lunch and beverage daily.

      Snacks: Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided.

      Field Trips: Include Carowinds, Movies, Parks, Riverwalk, Aquarium and other trips. *Carowinds field trips are weekly and require your child have a 2016 Season Pass.

      Students without a Carowinds pass will participate in other planned activities at the school .

      Kindergartens – First Graders: Oceans Alive

      Designed to offer crew members a unique experience to aid in exploration of water and all it encompasses; water cycle, water in everyday life, different bodies of water, marine life and recreational uses of water. The captain facilitates the weekly lesson (learning ports) providing crew members hands on activities rotating from station to station.

      Second Graders – Fifth Graders: Morning & Afternoon Camps

      Basketball, Arts and Crafts, Board Games, Flag football, Legos, Soccer, Cheering, Dance, etc.