The Scoop from Stanton

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Week of May 16th - May 20th

Let's make our last 14 days count!!!

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Notes about the last few weeks concerning discipline:

Most of our disputes both physical and mental have happened on the playground, in line, or an unstructured activity.

  • Recess is an earned event at this time of year. Unfortunately, if they go out and have to sit, they become even more agitated because of the heat etc. If at all possible I would prefer a place for these students to go and work. If all grade level classes go out at the same time, one teacher could hold the others that have not earned recess.
  • Create a meaningful learning environment. The more engaged and meaningful instruction the less disruptive students are.
  • If they are disruptive please call their parent and let them know. If they continue, write a referral. I would prefer if the referral came from the teacher and the classroom that the discipline occurred. (This includes special area.)
  • Students want to be successful but many of our students don’t know what summertime holds and this creates angst for them. A structured safe learning environment is the most beneficial way to deal with this angst.

Week at a glance....

Monday May16, 2016

  • Lesson Plans due
  • BOOK FAIR (additional info in the flyer)
  • Chorus field trip to the pool
  • Honors Chorus Concert 7:00PM

Tuesday May 17, 2016

  • AR Lunch -Chick-fil-A
  • SAM Club sign-up
  • Good Luck Robotics team as they leave at 7:00PM

Wednesday May 18, 2016

  • Wednesday is PLC Day!
  • Remember: Wednesdays we stay until 3:30
  • 3rd Grade Multiplication Party

Thursday May 19, 2016


    Friday May 20, 2016

    • Giebeig/Whiteside EOY party
    • Looks for flyer for Saturday -National Achievers Society
    • It's FRIDAY!!!!

    Book Fair Week At Summers Elementary: "Every book is BOGO! We don't get any money for this fair but it is the best deal for the kids. : ) " Dianna Swisher

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    National Achiever Society Induction

    Saturday, May 21st, 10am-3pm

    1388 Southwest McFarlane Avenue

    Lake City, FL

    Columbia County induction ceremony of new members of National Achiever Society. Thank you Jamaul Thomas for being a leader and organizer for this event!
    From Mr. Thomas: "All are welcome to attend. This is our county induction and end of the year banquet so it will be a plated meal. Current achievers, inductees, and principals are free. All other guest must purchase a ticket of 15.00 proceeds go to all graduating next seniors for scholarships. See me if interested."
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    About National Achievers Society (NAS)

    The National Achievers Society (NAS) has established itself as one of the Centers of Excellence's premiere programs. Formally known as the McKnight Achievers Society, it was established with the purpose of encouraging students in kindergarten through grade 12 to excel both academically and culturally. The chief intent is to develop a group achievement modality among its members. By continually focusing on the importance of higher education and group accomplishments, NAS has enjoyed success in helping students develop a sense of achievement and pride that has turned learners into leaders. The Centers of Excellence have inducted more than 19,000 students into NAS since 1986 and induct approximately 300 new students each year.