Tomahawk Essentials

May 9, 2016

Get the 411...Information at a Glance

Week at a Glimpse


Christy out of the building


9:30-10:30 End of Year Meeting (Christy out of the building)

12:30-2:00 FT Transition Meetings

2:20 First Grade PLC

Wednesday: Pink & Jean

8:30 Specials PLC

9:30 Fourth Grade PLC

10:30 Third Grade PLC

12:45 Second Grade PLC

1:15 Kindergarten PLC



Friday: 5th Grade Celebration Day- No Specials

This Week's PLC

Please plan on meeting in the large conference room to finalize class lists. I will have skeleton lists ready using MAP data.

Elementary Portfolios

Attached are the 15-16 elementary portfolio requirements. Please make arrangements to complete this documentation per the instructions.


First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

EOY Checklists

I will put copies of the EOY checklist in your boxes when I return on Tuesday.

Schedule for Friday and Next Week

Chenn is double checking the schedule for Friday and the last week of school. I will send it out on Tuesday.


Beginning May 10, there will be several paper boxes for shred material from cumulative files on top of the extra desk in the workroom. In order to maximize the space available, please stack material to be shredded neatly in 2 piles in a box. These boxes will be sent to the district to be shred on May 20. Please let Kelli know if you have any questions.

EOY Testing Information

May 13th is the close of the EOY testing window. Please send the completed spreadsheet to Nicole Atencio by May 16th. (Please send me a copy of the spreadsheet with the QRI information as well.)


Each Visa card holder must complete the 2016-2017 Purchasing Card Cardholder Agreement by May 13. Please visit with Chenn if you have questions.

Building Calendar

If you have items for the 2016-2017 building calendar please send them to Cathy.

Report Card Prep

May 16 ~ Grades Due 8 am

May 17/May 18~ Report Cards Printed

May 19~Report Card envelopes go home

Upcoming May Calendar of Events

  • May 10th – Parent Volunteer Appreciation Dinner (6-7pm)
  • May 11th – 5th Gr to Wildwood (8:30am – 3:30pm)
  • May 11th - Class Placement Day during PLC
  • May 13th – 5th Gr Celebration Day (8:45am-3:15pm)
  • Kickball 5th VS Staff Game (12:30-2:00pm)
  • May 16th – Field Day (GL times tbd)
  • May 17th – Talent Showcase (Gr 1-3) (9-11am)
  • Talent Showcase (Gr 4-5) (1:30– 3pm)
  • May 18th – Kdg Last Day
  • Awards Assembly (9-11:15am)
  • Autograph Party (2:45- 3:30pm)
  • Clean out Desks and Lockers – send supplies home with students
  • May 19 – Last ½ Day of School Gr 1-5 Dismissal at 11:40am
  • Talent Show Finale (9-11:30am)
  • May 20th- Teacher Check Out Day

Let it G.L.O.W. ~ Generate Loads of Wonder

Weekly Wonders

Monday: How many ways can you say mom?

Tuesday: Why do some languages have many words for the same thing?

Wednesday: Why are some cheeses are stinky?

Thursday: can you make a wish come true?

Friday: Who will the 5th grade kickball game?

Kagan Korner

The Kagan Structure for May is Fan-N-Pick

Directions for Fan-N-Pick can be found in the link above. Please incorporate this structure in your lesson plans for May.