Yancey Staff News

Week of November 16, 2015 - A Week

Know vs. Do

Here are a couple of articles that bring an interesting perspective to know vs. do - witha little current events mixed in.

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/11/philospher-vs-welders/415890/


There is certainly a happy medium here - as with all subjects - when is it appropriate to probe ideas- and when are we slowing the thinking too much...

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/11/math-showing-work/414924/


Have a great week!
Craig

Shout Outs

Katie and Cheryl for being awesome teammates & taking D' out to dinner on her anniversary


Katie Lynne for planning high interest social studies activities

Jamie for giving us a great workout, and loads of ideas

Announcements

IT'S An A Week

We will send paper report cards home on Tuesday.

Holiday Party December 11th 6:30 pm

Holiday Hearts are up on the bulletin board.

Little Learners Preschool starts Monday!

Monday Market Expo 11:45-1:15

Recess Schedule for Expo:
11:45 - Maker/Nature

12:15 - Photography/Yard Games/Operations/

1:00 - Cooking/Crafts

Craig out of building Tuesday for Southern Feeder Principal's Meeting until about 10:30.


Newsletter Updates:

If you have announcements, pictures, or shout outs, please send to Craig.

If you have events for the calendar, please send to Jennifer Wilkes or Cathy Martin.

Upcoming Events

Monday Market Expo

Monday, Nov. 16th, 11:30am

Everywhere

Library - Operations
Room 1 - Theater/Music/Arts
Room 6 - Yard Games
Room 7 - Crafts
Room 8 - Nature
Room 12 - Cooking
Room 13 - Wood Working

Faculty Meeting - Committees

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 2:45pm

Library

Intermediate - Field Trip

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 11am

Paramount

Thanksgiving Feast

Tuesday, Nov. 24th, 11am

Yancey

Calendar for 15-16

About Us

Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary School

7625 Porters Road

Esmont, VA 22937

(434) 974-8060