Eastside: One Team, One Dream
"We never lose. We either win or we learn. - Nelson Mandela
Week of September 30th
Our mission is to build a strong educational foundation while meeting the unique needs of our students.
Working in partnership with the community, Eastside Elementary will provide all students:
A collaborative team of professionals who are committed to improve their practices, so that all students learn at high levels
A safe, positive, and inviting learning environment
An engaging and challenging curriculum focused on essential academics and life skills
Individualized and timely support that provides students with what they need to succeed
One Word Reminder
MVP of the Week: Mrs. May
Learning Happening at Eastside
Details for the Week
SMART goals - Do the students know the goal for your essential standard? Make sure to post your goal with your essential standard in your room, so students know the focus. I think most of you for Unit 1 had an 80% goal.
SIT doc updating - for any students in grades 2 and 3 - needs to be completed by end of day on Friday. All staff working with these students on reading interventions will input a comment. For example, the PROWL teacher will comment, the interventionist will comment, and the literacy teacher will comment. Let me know if there are questions about this. If I am the PROWL teacher and their literacy teacher, I will have two comments (One about PROWL and one about classroom performance). PROWL comments need to include information from the Kilpatrick one minute drills. Example of a detailed comment: Sam worked on identifying lowercase letters with the alphabet arch. He can identify the letters in his name but still needs to focus on all other letters. or I worked with Izzy on D2 of the one minute drills. She is still not automatic. We will begin using concrete objects this week to help her become more understandable with these phonological skills.
MAP Progress Monitoring will be with grades 2 and 3. They will take their test in the computer lab with Mrs. Cardin during their keyboarding time.
3-5 DIBELS Progress Monitoring this week.
Please fill out the fall festival doc. We need all of your help! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SlBXzDkz9SlP3kzsv0CaLR881cOKvwj2mTVawVzCwZQ/edit#gid=0
Qballs - Make sure your Qball is working and you are using it with students! I have only seen it in use in a few rooms. If you are having connection issues, put in an IT ticket.
PROWL dismissal (7:45 for intervention groups, 7:47 for enrichment groups, 8:17 for enrichment groups, 8:20 for intervention groups) Students will stand in the hallway outside the door until 7:50. Teachers make sure you are outside your door greeting students coming into PROWL at 7:50 and leaving PROWL at 8:20. We need all eyes for supervision.
- SIT will meet
- VIP after school
- Content team meeting day - agendas can be found on the Google site
- VIP after school
- Recess meetings - more info to come soon
Important Dates (Refer to EES 2019- 20 Calendar shared by Mrs. Krogman)
Oct 1 - Fall Picture Day and 4th Grade TAG field trip
Oct 1-2 - Dr Howse to work with 3-5 math teachers
Oct 7 - Human Flag Photo at 9:30
Oct 7 - 11 Jean Week Fundraiser for Fall Festival
Oct 11 - Spirit Day/1st Nine Weeks Awards Assembly
Oct 11 - Homecoming Greenbrier Sr High Football Game
All schools will try and Pack their section of the Panther Pathway for the Greenbrier Homecoming game on Oct. 11th! The line will begin to form around 6:50pm for the 7:00pm game. Each school will have a section to fill for the spirit line. Please let me know who would like to make a banner with EES on it. We are working on some free stuff for the kids that come out for the spirit line and maybe some prizes throughout the night. We are hoping that it is a big turnout with lots of Blue and White for those football players to run through! We will send out a map of where each school's section will be soon. I know it will be so much fun for all!!
Oct 11 - End of first nine weeks
Oct 14 - 18 - ACT Aspire Interim 1
Oct 22 - 1:30 Dismissal time (Elementary PD)
Oct 24 - 1:30 Dismissal Time - P/T Conferences 2:00 - 7:00 PM
Oct 28 - 31 Red Ribbon Week
Oct 31 - Book Character Parade
Fall Festival Important Dates
Sept 26 - chocolate boxes and raffle tickets go home with students
Oct 23 by noon - last day for students to turn in money for chocolate and raffle tickets
Oct 19th - Fall festival games: Sweet walk, games, bingo, silent auction, vendor booths
Oct 24th and 25th @9 AM - Coronation practice at Panther Pavilion
Oct 26th - Coronation at 5 pm Panther Pavilion
Words to Live By This Month
PRIDE WORD = Perseverance
COMPUTER SCIENCE WORD = Algorithm