Keller Staff Notes

By: Marcie Dryden, Principal

November 10, 2015

Mission Statement

The mission of Helen Keller Elementary School is to establish and maintain an educational community that empowers all students to become principled, independent inquirers who are socially responsible global citizens.

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Date change for November Birthday Celebration

Due to a scheduling conflict my November Birthday Celebration will be postponed until Monday, November 23rd. Please let your student's know if they have a birthday in November.

Changes at the Front Desk

Karen will be out from Nov 23rd-Dec 11th. Please keep this in mind when doing day to day operations. Here is her replacements:

Lauri Menari - M,T,W,F

Jane Walbridge - TH (Dec. 3 and 10)

Dryden out of the building

I will be attending a conference in Lansing this week, Thursday and Friday. While I am out of the building here is the chain of command:

Teacher in charge: Sue DeWolfe

Emergency: Karen Kaiser

Principal in charge: John Grzywack at Upton or Jason Zewatsky at the board office

Help be proactive by communicating with parents when their is a behavior concern.

Remember I am always available by phone or email (I will be checking them periodically).

Electornical penpals

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Student Readers

Keller Restaurant Night at Detroit Taco Company

Monday, Nov. 23rd, 11am-9pm

304 N Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Please make sure click on the link below and bring the flyer below to the restaurant to ensure Keller receives the donation.

Keller Restaurant Night Flyer

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PD Agendas

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Positive Behavior Intervention System

Essential Agreements

*We are respectful

*We are safe and in control

*We are responsible learners

Keller Creed

I will act in such a way that I will be proud of myself and others will be proud of me too.

I came to school to learn and I will learn.

I will have a good day.

Learner Profile Highlights

Don’t forget that the highlighted monthly learner profile and weekly behavior focus is on the Google calendar (every Sunday).

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