The Weekly

January 30-February 3

So what? This one doesn't get old.

Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard

PGES at a Glance

January's Focus:

  • Monitor your SGG and update your WIG board.
  • Schedule/complete post observation if your eval is scheduled this month.
  • Mid year meetings begin. We will review your PGP progress, your SGG progress, and chat about your year. Bring your leadership notebook if it is ready.

Thinking of You

  • Happy BABY to Candace Clayton and Rachel Wilcox!!
  • Happy WEDDING to Jordan Coyle.
  • Prayers for Kathy and Randy Molen. Randy's mother passed away last week. Funeral is Tuesday.
  • Prayers for the Kappen family.

Do you have an intention we can pass along? Please let us know.
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This week's events

    • 8:30-11:30: Science Leadership Team in Rachel's Room
    • MMM
    • Club Day
    • Dress Like You're 100 Years Old

    • No staff events today
    • Erika out in afternoon at data meeting. SUPER fun data meeting.

    • PLCs with Rachel.
    • The Study of Learning Series at 7:30am in Erika's Office--Metacognition this week.
    • Reading Plus data session after school
    • PBIS Tier 1 Meeting before school

      • Yes Team Leader Meeting
      • No Faculty Meeting
      • Yes Lighthouse Meeting
      • Spelling Bee 9am
      • Groundhog Day!!

      • 7:30 am: 1st of 3-week Poverty Study in library before school: Stress and Poverty--How to Undo Their Toxic Effects on Learning

      Action Team Updates

      All Teams
      • Create or update your team mission statement and share.

      • Meets weekly on Thursdays

      Family and Staff Education
      • Focus on how the faculty meeting time is spent.
      • Survey staff on voice and choice.

      Leadership Notebooks
      • Adding support for teachers for the teacher leadership notebooks.
      • Create teacher notebook models.
      • Process for goal reflection and resetting goals during the year.

      Club Day
      • Create a sub list of parents. Instruct teachers how to find a sub.
      • Instruct every club leader to create sub plans.

      Leadership Events
      • Prioritize which events to leaderize.
      • Start planning next Leadership Day.
      • Look at a spring event to celebrate goals, WIGs and growth.

      Scoreboards and WIGS

      • Focus on making sure the WIG boards are understandable in 5 seconds.
      • Communicate with the Leadership Notebook Team.
      • Explore the use of a universal student data tracker.
      • Focus on sustainable progress.
      • Do a deep diver refresher with Sara and the LNB team in April.


      • Alcoves for Music and Art will be painted.
      • Beginning of the year environment prep.
      • Environment Club will be redoing Yacht Club.
      • Ask Crossroads to paint our alcoves in spring.

      • Begin focusing on how parents are using the habits at home or how kids are using the habits at home.
      • More purposeful posts.
      • Make sure all grade levels and all students are featured.
      • Add more videos.

      Monday Morning Meeting
      • Create a mission statement
      • Build the habits and paradigms into meetings.
      • Empower kids to lead the MMM.

      Student Leadership
      • Brainstorming new job opportunities.
      • Finding time to train students when they are hired mid-year.
      • Creating a new application to reflect new jobs.

      Direct Lessons--may rename Student Learning
      • Create a timeline for staff for the 2nd half of the year.
      • Work on procedural lesson plans for LEAD posters.
      • Develop a purpose and mission statement.