Pharr Elementary

AP NEWS YOU CAN USE

Week of March 9 - 13

Be sure to read all the way through as there may be things that benefit you!

NEWS YOU CAN USE

NEWS FLASH!

MONDAY Governance

Governance council will meet at 3:45 in the Staff Development Room.


Relay For Life

Box lunch orders are due on March 13


Pharr Superstars!

Please send your Pharr Superstar names to Heidi by Wednesday.


Grading

Please review the grading policy that outlines specifics for each content area.

Also, point deductions should never be used as punishment for behavior. This is against GCPS policy.

SHOUT OUTS

Thanks to the PBIS team for attending training and preparing our staff for this amazing transformation!


Big thanks to the following people for helping us out in a pinch:

Judy Kavanagh

Laura Ramirez

Sally Deese

April Durel


GOOD LUCK NEXT WEEK ON DDAs!!

CURRICULUM

Gradebooks/Grading Policy

Please review the grading policy for your grade level and content areas. This is located on the shared drive/grading/2014-15.


SLDS (State Longitudinal Data System)

Please log on to the SLDS through the portal and browse some of the instructional resources available in the Resources tab. THESE ARE GREAT RESOURCES!


How Exercise Can Boost Young Brains

Article about children and exercise.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/how-exercise-can-boost-the-childs-brain/

ASSESSMENT

DDA CHANGE

The schedule for 3rd 9 wk Interim is as follows:

Grade 1 - 2 NO CHANGE

Grades 3 - 5:

ELA 3/10

MA 3/12

SC 3/17

SS 3/18


ACCESS

Thanks for your patience during this process. ACCESS testing is complete! Thanks Pam!


Georgia Milestone

Georgia Milestones End of Grade (EOG) Assessment Guides

The Assessment Guides for the Georgia Milestones End of Grade (EOG) measures are posted on the Georgia Milestones web page. Be the first to email Heidi with the theme of our April PTA meeting and receive a special treat! You may access the current guides using the following link:

http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Georgia-Milestones-End-of-Grade-Assessment-Guides.aspx


Test Demonstration!!!!

The Experience Online Testing Georgia website has been updated to include a demonstration test for each content area of the Georgia Milestones– English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The primary purpose of this website is to provide exposure to the online platform that students will utilize when taking the Georgia Milestones tests. http://learnoas.ctb.com/GA/