Peek at the Week

Week of February 22, 2021

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PEEK AT THE WEEK CALENDAR

Monday, Feb. 22


Tuesday, Feb. 23

Wednesday, Feb. 24


Thursday, Feb. 25


Friday, Feb. 26

  • Giving Campaign (AKA Fitness For Funds) Fundraiser Packets Sent Home

WISHING OUR STAFF A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY....

2021 - 22 DISTRICT CALENDAR

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ORDER ONLINE

Order Code: FMYB114055

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COUTTS ART MUSEUM SHOW

From February 12 to March 20, 15 students will represent Meadowlark at the Coutts Museum of Art in El Dorado, KS. Every year the museum hosts the Butler County Student Art Exhibit, and it is a great opportunity for local elementary and secondary students to showcase their work. It is quite an honor to have artwork displayed in an actual art museum!


https://www.couttsmuseum.org/

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BOE OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARDS NOMINATIONS

Each year, the Board of Education recognizes individual employees and volunteers for their outstanding service to Andover Public Schools through the Board of Education Outstanding Service Awards program. We invite you to nominate an employee, school volunteer, business or community/civic organization for the great work they do to support the Andover school district.

Nomination deadline is March 5. Awards will be announced online in May.


Click here to make your nominations.


Here are descriptions of the different awards:


• Golden Apple Award - certified staff member with four or more years teaching in USD 385
Educational effectiveness (effective instructional techniques, classroom organization, behavior management), zeal in promoting the advancement of education (professional, enthusiastic), ability to inspire all students (effective rapport with students)


• Bright Red Apple Award - certified staff new to the profession (first, second or third-year teacher)
Educational effectiveness (effective instructional techniques, classroom organization, behavior management), zeal in promoting the advancement of education (professional, enthusiastic), ability to inspire all students (effective rapport with students)


• School Bell Award - classified staff
Outstanding contributions to the building or district that had a significant impact on services, continuous support to the success of the building or district, zeal in providing support (professional, enthusiastic, willing to do more than expected)


• Helping Hand Award - school volunteer in each school
Outstanding contributions to the building that significantly impacted students, continuous support to the success of the building or district, zeal in providing support (enthusiastic, willing to do more than expected)


• Gold Key Award - individual, business, or community/civic organization
Outstanding contributions to the ENTIRE district that significantly impacted the students and the school district


• Spark Award - individual staff member or group of staff members
Instrumental role in the district, exudes energy, enthusiasm, and excellence in all their endeavors, inspiration to others and significantly impacts students and the ENTIRE school district

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Andover Public Schools Nutrition Service is looking for great people to become a part of our team.


This is a great way for parents or grandparents to make extra money while the kids are in school!


Immediate openings are available. If you are truly interested in working with a great group of people, let us hear from you. Starting pay is $11.33 an hour. Experienced applicants may earn more.


Speed up the process by applying at www.usd385.org or call Lisa Smith at 316-218-4603.

CHECK IN AND OUT PROCEDURES

Checking Students Out

Office staff will conduct all signing in and out of students. Parents may call to check-out students and then the student is sent out to the parent with visual identification. For in-person checking out, once a student is checked out, the parent will go back to their vehicle and the student will be sent out by the office. School Phone Number: 316-218-4630


Checking Students In

Staff members will check students in to create a touchless system. Students need to have temperature checked before proceeding to class if they are arriving for the first time that day.

TEACHER FACEBOOK PAGES

See what's happening in our classrooms!

Click on the pictures to open their Facebook page!