Did you know that Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team? That he wasn’t recruited by the colleges he wanted to attend? That he wasn’t drafted by several NBA teams? Did you?? Yet, he was one of the most successful basketball players ever.
MICHAEL JORDAN DID NOT GIVE UP!
At Chalkville Elementary, that's what we want our children to do…preserver, give maximum effort and stay focused. In order for students to have a growth mindset, adults must help children change their mindset.
There are several ways parents can help. For example:
YET- add the word yet to the end of any negative sentence and we change the way we hear the phrase. I can’t read or I can’t read yet…Which sounds better to the ears of a learner?
Praise the effort – When a child succeeds use phrases like “Your hard work paid off” or “Since you didn’t give up, you figured out the math problem on the third try”
Each day a class has perfect attendance (no absences, no tardies, or checkouts before 1:00) the class can earn a letter.
When the class spells DANCE, the entire class has earned a...
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Phillips-1st Grade: T’Aree Finley, Brylee Dale, Maliq Young, Lanard Wilson, Noah Bates, Nahla Lee, Jermariyah Freeman, Chase Wages
Ross-2nd Grade: Maria Crider, Lily Couch, Christian Castrejon, Jeremy Cardona, Byron Cardozo, Raymond Howard, Matthew Hurt, Rhylee Lovett, Raegan Miller, Sha’Miyah Youngblood
Weir-3rd Grade: Brianna Stanfield,Tia Hardy, Clinton Morris, Allisson Domingez, Jesus Castrejon, Aaliyah Calhoun, Kalia Woodard, Mayan Yafondo, Alexis Miranda, Jordan Cogmon
Wright-3rd Grade: Macy Barnett, D’ante Seals, Anariah Echolsm Ari Messer, Jabarian Pressley
Curl-3rd Grade: Alyssa Banks, Dequez Bennett, Macorea Berry-Johnson, Lyriq Brown, Kristen Carter, Decardeya Craig, Jaden Crum, Cayden Farris, Reese Fontana, Kajuan Fryer, Saniya Gardiner, Andre Harris, Chauncey Moor, Kelvin Ramos, Kaliyah Shaw, Derious Staples, Kaylen Swift-Purifie, Kha’lee Walker, Ki’oni Willians, Marquise Williams, Jaida Williford, Devon Wilson, Va’richia Word
Eddleman-3rd Grade: Braylen Arrington, Kaleb Banks, Braxton Burt, Giselle Cantu, Sanieya Davis, Jeremiah Garner, William Goodloe, Jeremiah Garner, William Goodloe, Jeremiah Hill, Zeyshaun Horn, Laynie Martin, Rickey Matthews, Angel McHoward, Jai’Dyn Morris, Arielle Perdue, Amiya Powell, Keith Scott, Aicha Traore, Asa Washington, Katie Weaver, Brook Wilcox, Kaidyn Williams, Kentrell Williams, KJ Wright
Gardner-4th Grade: Babaadama Ahmad, Natalie Ball, Essence Beachem, Kennedy Clay, Delven Conway, Gabrielle Davis, Jacob Flores, Kaniah Fryer, Jada Griffin, Kayden Hasberry, Jordyn Hendrix, Jada Knighting, JoAnne Merkerson, Faith Porter, A’Tavius Tate, Jacari Yow
Spencer-4th Grade: Jordyn Alexander, Makayla Bloodworth, Maylen Carmichael, Heidi Hernandez-Ruiz, Deshunti James, Leslie Mendez, Talaysia Perryman, Jada Snow, Eyana Washington, Naja Wright
Reid-5th Grade: Andre Alexander, Jaylen Amamoo, Brylon Tubbs, Carmyn Thomas, Jamarian Allen, Amarion Campbell, Jonathan Smith, Avien Williams, Asis Kelley, Terrell Hopkins Jr., Briana Dixon, Isaiah Roberts, Angie Martinez-Nataren, Joslyn Harris, Ahmiaya Cross, Joshua Lee, Hailey Mixon, Dorian Daniel, Kylee Fallaw, Alex Eshghi
Smith-5th Grade: Marc Swain, Trey Wilson