"Inspiring Greatness in Tomorrow's Leaders!" 1-8-16

Think Win Win, Synergize and Yee-Haws!

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had a wonderful vacation with family and friends! It was so nice to see students so happy to be back at Solana Ranch!

Thank you to everyone for making this a smooth week back, even with the torrential downpours.

Other Yeehaws:

  • Judy, Regina, Jojo, Dawn for getting wet during their supervision during pick up. Yikes; have you ever seen it rain harder?!?
  • For all of our Instructional Aides for covering all of our classes during the rain and Kathy for directing!
  • Terry, Regan, Brittany, and Tabor for attending the writing PD this week on Tuesday and Friday. Our students are producing great writing in all grade levels!
  • Elena for making the MAP schedule
  • Robyn, Dawn, Mary for meeting and synergizing about Ability Awareness and the Great Kindness Challenge, which will Jan. 25-29
  • Thank Dawn, Jojo, Shiela, and Regan for volunteering for the District's Envision Team
  • Rob, Shiela, Brittany, Bix, Dawn, Ellen and Jojo for attending our Leadership meeting on Wednesday


Put First Things First


This month's habit: Put First Things First - Work First and then Play, focus on our highest priorities and do these first, eliminate the unimportant, stay true to the moment of choice.

  • Congratulations Katie on your pregnancy; we are so happy for you and Gene!
  • Winter MAPs starts Jan. 18
  • Staff Meeting -1-13
  • School Site Council - 1-14
  • Friday Assembly - 1-15
  • Martin Luther King Holiday - 1-18

Have a great weekend!

Sharpen the Saw - The Calm App. A great way to help take care of ourselves.

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Who Am I?

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Sushi

Little Known-Talent: Swimming

Favorite Activity to Sharpen the Saw: Family Time

Famous Person you Admire Most: Oprah Winfrey

Favorite Quote: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." Steve Jobs

Mystery Person: Shiela Cullins