EC and LD Weekly Update

St. Richard's Episcopal School ~ 23 May 2016

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Student Spotlight

Grill Day is a new experience for EC students. Many thanks to Miss Ennis, Mrs. Kilfoil, Mrs. MacGregor, Mrs. Worden, Mrs. Boerger, Mrs. Strobel, Ms. Read, Miss Robinson, Mrs. Quillin, Mrs. Strickland, Mrs. Lingeman, Mrs. Webster, Chef Chris, Ms. Angie, Ms. Melinda, Mr. Bryan and our rotating kitchen assistants for providing us with the opportunity to dine outdoors.


1. Yearend Faculty and Staff Prep - Due Friday, June 3

Please CLICK HERE to access the yearend Google Docs we reviewed during Tuesday's faculty meeting. Please know that the book order form is still a work in progress. I hope to have this complete by Monday. All faculty and staff need to complete the Yearend Goal Evaluation Report.

2. Parent Surveys

The parent input surveys we discussed during our April faculty meeting were sent to parents today. CLICK HERE if you would like to view it. I will place these with your student profile sheets and CPAA/ERB scores as you prepare to embrace your new cherubs.

3. Apple Pin Recipients - Monday, May 23

The final unveiling of Grades 1-4 Apple Pin honors will take place after chapel service on May 23. Therefore, please be sure to identify a student in your class who exhibits exemplary academic, civic and/or emotional performance in the classroom. Please print off and share your certificate to me by 6:00pm on Sunday, May 22. CLICK HERE to download the Apple Pin certificate.

4. Service Day - Wednesday, May 25

If you have shelves to cleared, boxes to be packed, papers to be sorted, student desks or lockers to cleaned, or another job that grade 8 students may help you with during their service day, May 25, please let ROD SMITH know. The two service sessions occur between 9:00am and 11:00am and 12noon and 1:15pm.

5. Post-Service Checkout Appointments - May 31, June, 1, 2, 3

Abby will send the final updated post-service schedule to all faculty and staff shortly. Please CLICK HERE to reserve your checkout time with Kris on May 31, June, 1, 2 or 3.

6. Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Training

Cynthia Mallinger has graciously offered to provide a VTS refresher course for anyone in EC or LD interested in participating. She is available to do so in June. Please email me if you are interested in participating and of any dates that work better for you. PGPs will be earned for participation. :)

7. Term 3 Grades and Comments Schedule

* Last Day to Take Grades for Term 3 - Thurs., May 26

* Submit Term 3 Comments via Backpack – Friday, June 3

* KC to Return Suggestions/Corrections to Teachers - Monday, June 6

* Teachers Enter Final Comments/Updates into Backpack - Monday, June 6

8. Important Yearend Dates

  • PlayWorks Leadership Essentials Training for Aftercare Counselors and Any Interested Faculty/Staff (all day) ~ May 21-22
  • Back to Back French Students Departure ~ May 22
  • Apple Pin Presentations after Chapel ~ May 23
  • Gr. 2 Field Experience @ 9am ~ May 24
  • Gr. 3-4 Field Experience (all day) ~ May 24
  • Headmaster's Luncheon for Gr. 8 @ 11:30am ~ May 24
  • Headmaster's Parent Social for Gr. 8 Parents @ 7pm ~ May 24
  • Gr. 2 Field Experience @ 9:15am ~ May 25
  • Talent Show @ 1:15pm ~ May 25
  • Gr. 8 Community Service Project ~ May 25
  • Commencement Rehearsal @ 8am ~ May 26
  • End Term 3 ~ May 26
  • EC Field Day @ 10am – May 26
  • Awards Day Ceremony (Gr. 1-8) @ 10am ~ May 26
  • Field Day (after Awards Day) ~ May 26
  • Alumni Basketball Game @ 2pm ~ May 26
  • Gr. 8 Alumni Breakfast @ 8am ~ May 27
  • Commencement @ 10am ~ May 27
  • Memorial Day (No School) ~ May 30
  • Post-Service (All Faculty and Staff) ~ May 31

8:30am-9:00am (optional breakfast)

9:00am-3:30pm (meetings and lunch)

  • Summer Dragon Camp Begins ~ May 31
  • Post-Service (All Faculty and Staff) ~ June 1
8:30am-9:00am (optional breakfast)

9:00am-11:30am (meetings and lunch)

11:30am-? (Indians Baseball Game)

  • Post Service (All Faculty and Staff ~ June 2

8:30am-9:00am (optional breakfast)

9:00am-2:00pm (meetings, lunch, checkout)

5:30pm - 7:00pm (Pizza on the Playground)

5:30pm - Fly Into First Parent Meeting

  • Grades Due ~ June 3
  • David Amstutz's Official Last Day ~ June 30
  • Peter Harding's Official First Day ~ July 18

Best wishes for a positive and productive last week of school!


Kris :)