Week of September 28
Sweeny Celebrations (shared at the faculty meeting)
Vanessa Thorne-Started my Reading Small Groups
Kyle Crouch-Work time to complete DLM training with special education peers was great!
Stephanie Taylor-Have a new communication device for student
Laura Hamilton- All assessments graded and entered on SISK/Spreadsheet Reluctant writers starting to get excited about writing
Kirsten Green-Had an awesome early release time with 3rd grade and Angie Wogen about using writing benchmark data to drive instruction
Alice Buckner-My kindergartners are really picking up on routines and expectations
Julie Brown-My 4th grade authors are writing amazing personal narratives! Rich, beautiful literature from nine and ten year olds. love it!
Yvonne Hunziker-My students are loving the inquiry-based science units.
Alissa Basta-Students did great on the first practice day of Literacy center rotations!
5th Grade is using C3 time for student leadership on Monday’s and RtI for Tuesday-Thursday-
Anita Brown-First Makerspace project was a success
Piper Wright-FEMA papers were out in the right order!
Angela Jones-Finally got to start small groups!
Miranda Steffen-loving the conversations on Friday afternoons with the 1st grade team-
Amy Skeans-Early release time is amazing! Loving that time with K town
Sierra Hufford-Students rolling with the schedule changes from Acuity/drills/subs and returning to a focused demeanor -
Brenna Watson- 4th grade students showing excellent behavior and perseverance during Acuity testing.
Amy Stevens-Finished our first makerspace project
Elisha Nelson-Time to review and discuss first grade data with my team
Sandy Colson-Had a very successful book fair raising funds to hire an author to come and visit Sweeny in the spring
5th Grade Team-Excellent Literacy Meeting this morning!!
Next week we will recognize Sweeny student leaders who have been responsible during the month of September. Coach Embretson placed a green award form in your box for you to fill out and bring to the assembly.
Just a reminder that if your dues are paid by today, September 25th, you will be entered into a drawing for a Sonic gift card.
Leader in Me
We are currently looking for 3 student leaders to help emcee the assembly next week. If you have three student leaders, please email me.
A Week at a Glance
Announcement Helpers: Ms. Hufford's Class
Tuesday, September 29: 8:40 SPED Staffing; 2:30 Counselor/Admin Meeting; Literacy Specialists here to meet with all teachers (conference room-during specials)
Wednesday, September 30: 9:15 a.m. Project Sweeny; 10:15 SIT; 3:45-4:15 Makerspace Cleanup
Thursday, October 1: 12:30 Beth and Sandy Collaboration;
Friday, October 2: 8:45 Dr. Pearce visit
September Quote of the Month
Together is better...thank you for keeping our spaces clean and organized!
Sweeny Diner/Staff Lounge-4th Sped
Literacy Library-Office Team