Grant Family Focus

May 9, 2016

Happy Mother's Day

Kid President Needs All Moms To See This!

Upcoming Dates

Monday May 9- Cool Tool: Sportsmanship

Tuesday May 10- Wellness Visit

Wednesday May 11- Staff Meeting 2:15-3:15

Thursday May 12- PTO Meeting 6:30-8:00

Monday May 16- Technology Committee Meeting 3:10-3:45

Wednesday May 18- No Meeting scheduled

Thursday May 19-

  • Learning Leader/ILT Applications due (See below)
  • Class placements due

Friday May 20- No School

Wednesday May 24-

  • District Department Meetings (Check with your grade level/department to see if you are meeting)
  • Family Summer Fun Night 5:15-8:00

Friday May 27 and Monday May 28- No School

Reminder: ILT/ Learning Leaders

As part of the district Learning Leaders program, staff who are selected, are selected for a 3-year term. We are looking for a teacher to apply for the 2017-17 school year.

As a member of LL here are some of your expectations:


  • Meet in district wide meetings (August 11 and the 3rd Tuesday of each month)
  • Meet twice a month in school Instructional Leadership Team
  • Assist in the communication of the district/Grant school vision
  • Communicate needs of staff to school administration, district administration and school leadership team
  • Develop and monitor school goals and provide support to staff in our effort to meet those goals

Please submit your application by May 19th to me if you are interested.

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We had a great discussion Wednesday on the benefits of and next steps in using Seesaw as a means for student and parent engagement. Here are three links for you to think check out:

1). Our Feedback- This link takes you to the Padlet page with all of the feedback shared on Wednesday.

2). Seesaw Tips and Uses- Another padlet that is a collaborative wall shared on Twitter featuring tips and uses for Seesaw.

3). Seesaw Help Center- Links to a variety of ideas and tutorials to help support Seesaw users.

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Use the link above to access a presentation for a number of quick refreshers or tutorials to for your Google needs.