Monday Memo

February 8, 2016

ESSENTIAL THOUGHT

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WEEK AT A GLANCE

Feb. 8-12th

MONDAY

8:00AM: Meeting on Student/Vigna/Wright/Powell/Barber


TUESDAY

8:10am: IEP/Wright/Krupp/Belson

9:10am: IEP/Wright/Krupp/Danek

12:45pm: IEP/Powell/Mort/Vigna

12:30pm: Bible Release for 5th/6th Grade

3:00pm: Principal's meeting/Barber/Mishler


WEDNESDAY

Early Release/PLC Day: Count Day we will have advisory that day

Lunch supervision: 7th and 5th grade

THURSDAY

3:00pm: Running Club


FRIDAY

11:39am: EDP Mid-Year Review/Stonge(GISD)/Grossi

1:00pm: Principal's Work Session/Barber


Upcoming Events and Reminders


  • Feb. 15th: No School/Presidents Day
  • Feb. 19th: PBIS Assembly/Grade Level Meetings
  • Feb. 24th and 25th: Parent/Teacher Conferences

M-STEP is Coming!

This month your instruction should include the following so that our students are well-prepared for the state assessment in April. (See attached handout from December staff meeting)


  • Practice Tests online using PAARC, SmarterBalance, and Trig websites(paper and pencil available too)
  • Continue to add inquiry and problem solving questions and tasks: Claims and Evidence based writing as well as citing quotes to justify answers.
  • Math: Performance Tasks such as Mars and those in your curriculum
  • Critique writing/projects of others using a rubric.
  • Compare and contrast various sources of information.
  • Continue Vocabulary development that shows relationships and understanding of larger concepts. What assessment vocabulary should students know?
  • Use graphics, pictures as part of assessment types of questions.

Testing Schedule

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