Ms. Mac's Memos

#ALL-IN

Park Street Mission and Vision


Park Street Mission:

We Learn. We Grow. We Thrive.



Park Street Vision:

Our vision is to provide a collaborative foundation for successful learning and living through:


P- Positive Experiences

S- Supporting all students

E- Engaging with the community and creating

S- Students of excellence

https://youtu.be/fxxMZYAkqyM

Learn

Week at a Glance

Monday:

  • PTA executive board meeting


Tuesday:

  • Operation Graduation- 9:30-10:30 in the gym
  • SILT meeting in the Panther's Den
  • Board meeting- 6:00pm at CO- Nasir in Ms. Turnbull's class is being recognized as the student of the month.


Wednesday:

  • Attendance panel


Friday:

  • Reading Bowl- MHS 8:45-12:00

iReady PD #2...

The second iReady PD will be on Thursday, January 24th in the Media Center.


The training will focus on how to interpret and use the data from the diagnostic assessment and how to use the print resources to help guide classroom instruction.


3-5th: 8:30-11:30

K-2: 12:00-3:00


If you need a sub because you would like to attend the training, please click the link and complete the form by Wednesday: https://goo.gl/forms/EJbRkQH1P2TTGGem1

Committee Sign Ups...

Below is the Google form to sign up for a committee to help us when making decisions for next year. You only need to fill out the form if you wish to be involved.

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Grow

Look, Listen, and Learn...

Dr. Rivera will be coming around to all schools and conducting the Look, Listen, and Learn tour. He will be at Park Street on January 22 at 3:40pm in the Media Center.


This will be your opportunity to share and give feedback regarding CO. This is completely optional.

Mac's Monthly Mission...

Your mission, if you choose to accept it is to utilize differentiated reading strategy groups (three different times).


You have to tweet using- #macsmonthlymission #parkstreetallin and @PSE_Principal showing your students in reading strategy groups (picture or video) THREE different times. Strategy groups should be differentiated (not the same strategy in each photo or video)


Mission Prize- Lunch from Panera Bread on 2/1.

Next Year Preference Sheet...

Just a reminder, please turn in your preference sheets by Monday afternoon.

Coaches Corner...

From Heather Welch:


Virtual Tours

Implement technology and take a virtual field trip all from your classroom!

Here are a few I've found and one I created!


Take a Virtual Tour of the National Constitution Center on Constitution Day


Roots of Democracy—Greek-inspired Architecture and Columns in Roswell, GA Virtual Tour

I created this one...

https://sites.google.com/site/welchsclass/sem/semvirtualtour-g reece


Judicial, Executive, and Legislative Branch Virtual Tours

http://www.congressforkids.net/ Judicialbranch_supremecourt.htm

http://www.whitehousemuseum.org/overview.htm

http://www.congressforkids.net/Legislativebranch_house.htm


Paul Revere’s House

http://www.paulreverehouse.org/


WWI Interactive Poems

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/worldwarone/hq/activities.shtml


Virtual Cell

http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm


How Are Fossils Formed Scavenger Hunt

http://welchsclassscience.blogspot.com/2012/02/how-are-fossils-formed.html


Virtual Pond

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/index.html?http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/ponddip/index.html

PD for Second Semester

Below is a list of the PD scheduled for the remainder of the year. Please keep in mind there may be other PD scheduled by Central Office. January is HEAVY with PD. I apologize for this, we are going to try and minimize extra meetings and times you are pulled to help off-set the extra PD.


  • January 24th- iReady Training 2 (How to interpret diagnostic assessments and use materials in your classroom) 3-5 8:30-11:30 and K-2 12:00-3:00
  • January 28th- K-2 RUOS (8:30-10:30, 10:45-12:45, 1:30-3:30)
  • January 30th- 3-5 RUOS (8:30-10:30, 10:45-12:45, 1:30-3:30)



  • February 27th- Math in Practice PD with Ms. Robinson (Planning time)



  • March 11th- Local School PD day (free day to plan and work in your rooms)

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Thrive

Target Gift Card...

Any teacher or staff member that awards at least 8 Dojo House points per week will be entered in to win a $15.00 Target gift card each month.

Flu Spray...

We now have flu spray for the classrooms. There are bottles in the mailroom. They can be sprayed around the room as needed.

Staff Shout Outs..

1. Christine Rodriguez

Thank you so much for making sure that my classroom was perfect every day while I was out. You are such an amazing team player!

2. Patricia Morten

Thank you for holding down the fort in K4 while I was out. I know that I never have to worry about a thing when you are there! You're the best!

3. Mrs. Montgomery & class

Thank you for working with my students in the Media center

4. Specials Team

Thanks so much Specials team for all your help with the PBIS Cafeteria lessons last Friday!

5. Jerrenis Varner

I want to thank Mrs. Varner for always being patient and helpful with our many technology issues.

6. Entire Park Street Staff

We want to shout out the entire Park Street staff. Whenever something needs to get done, or when a classroom or the cafeteria needs coverage (both usually last minute); you jump in volunteer and do whatever it takes to support our kids. From our hearts... THANK YOU!

7. Raquel & Mrs. Martinez

For stepping up and supporting our kids, our parents, our office, teachers, & administration. You do it everyday; but this week you went above and beyond and with smiles on your face.THANK YOU VERY MUCH! We could not do it without you.

8. EIP, ESOL, & Specialist teachers

Thank you to the teachers who helped cover classes on Friday; [1/2 day and all day]. There was a shortage of subs and they stepped up and stepped in to support their peers and support our kiddos. THANK YOU!