Mulberry Muse

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A Peek at the Week: January 11th - January 15th

January 11 - January 15

Specials Week 4

Lunch Week 1

Happy Birthday:

January 10th: Heather Watkins

January 15th: Debbie Brinkley

January 17th: Shannon Swierczek

Saturday, January 9

9am - 1pm Student Council Leadership Training & school open 8:30 - 1:30

Monday, January 11

Report cards go home

8:30 Written Spelling Bee in Faculty Room

3:05 Leadership Team Meeting

Tuesday, January 12

7:15 Chess Club

3:00 Munch in the Faculty Room

3:00 - 4:30 Work on RBES mid-year goals with grade level

Wednesday, January 13

7:15-7:45 Witzzle Pro

8:00 - 12:00 Principal Meeting

1:00 - 5:00 AP Meeting

3:05 Fit Club

Thursday, January 14

3:00 - 4:00 Reader's Rally Practice

Friday, January 15

1:00 PTA Executive Meeting

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Upcoming PBL Visitation Dates

January 19th: 3rd & 5th grades

February 10th: Kdg & 1st grades

March 3rd: 2nd & 4th grades

Way to Go!

Congratulations to Heather Watkins for being accepted into the Aspiring Leader Program. She will be attending classes at the ISC monthly, and will also begin spending some time shadowing Jennifer.

Personnel Notes

  • Melissa Watt will be traveling back home this weekend after her father's funeral. Her aim is to be back to Mulberry on Wednesday.
  • Donna Lewis goes back to the doctor on Monday the 11th hoping for clearance to return to Mulberry.
  • Lisa Holmes will be having surgery this Friday. She aims to be back in a couple of weeks.
  • Nolan Roberts, Athena's son, had an emergency appendectomy Thursday afternoon. He is recovering nicely, and hopefully he will be able to come home from the hospital on Saturday.

Mosaic Writing Competition (Young Georgia Authors)

Please submit two pieces of writing to your Literacy Committee rep by Friday, January 15th. The Literacy Committee will then score pieces and determine our building winners later this month.

Congratulations to the following movie stars!

Jen Johnston is using the following teachers first semester videos to create a montage to use for staff development.

Stephanie Corley

Melissa Herndon

Ramsey Malone

Krissy Medders

Susan Noland

Jessica Szymanski

Melissa Timmerman

Crystal Trainer

Graduate program information

Over the break my family and I went to see the new Star Wars Movie and loved it. Enjoy the following song!

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots & "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Cast Sing "Star Wars" Medley (A Cappella)


  • To Lorraine Trudel and Jana Lowder for our delicious new year breakfast!
  • To Susan Noland, Krissy Medders, Melissa Timmerman, Jennifer Dalton: Thank you for leading great learning sessions!
  • To Jennifer, Darcy, and Brittany Mayweather: Thanks for giving our student leaders a positive and fun learning experience!
  • Kathi - Thank you so much for your flexibility and allowing first grade to use the gym for their Holiday Show! - First Grade
  • Adrian - Thank you so much for your help with getting our kids ready for the Holiday Show - First Grade
  • Camila and team - Thank you so much for setting up and tearing down our Holiday Show - First Grade