Friday Flash

May 6, 2016

Happy Mother's Day to our Many Teacher Moms!

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What Makes Teachers Great – A Teacher Appreciation Week Post

This is a blog post written by the principal of Southport Middle School this week. I found it to be an easy read and very honest and true for our staff of GREAT TEACHERS! Click on the link to read!



  • Great teachers care about kids first and foremost.
  • Great teachers are risk takers.
  • Great teachers have a “no blame attitude.”
  • Great teachers are team players.
  • Great teachers are challengers, but not resistors.
  • Great teachers have a purpose.


Thank you to all the great teachers out there! You make a difference everyday!

Do you recognize these traits in some of your colleagues? Tell them! Celebrate each other and what makes us great!

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Kudos!

To Angie Towle & Joellen Desautels for their help in giving the kids time to complete the Teacher Thank You pages for your books!


To Dawn Matters for helping me put them together!


To Paige Miller for taking the time to do spring parent-teacher conferences! This is a time-consuming commitment, but so valuable!

Upcoming Dates

May 9 - 5th Grade visits from Carmel Middle

May 9 - Big Blast

May 11-12 - Kindergarten Screening

May 13 - Final Progress Monitoring Day

May 17 - CCPL Visits

May 18 - 5th Grade Program

May 20 - Kindy 500

May 23 - Track & Field Day

May 24 - Pink/Blue Cards Collaboration (Grades K-4)

May 25 - Last Day of School for Students!

May 25 - 5th Grade Recognition, Pizza Party

May 25 - Staff Volleyball Game

May 26 - Teacher Workday (Lunch on your own, you may GO OUT if you'd like)

May 26 - Grades Due/Standards Based Report Cards Sent by 3:10 p.m.

"TED CRUZ" — A Bad Lip Reading
Just for fun...and to balance out the Republican v Democrat thing! :)
Kid President Needs All Moms To See This!