Staff Weekly Update

December 11, 2015

It's easy to think about some of the major holidays that take place in the coming few weeks, but did you know about some of the holidays that take place between December 14th - 18th? Make sure you take some time to celebrate at least one of the days below. So with that being said, happy holidays!


December 14

  • Monkey Day
  • National Bouillabaisse Day

December 15

  • National Lemon Cupcake Day
  • Bill of Rights Day

December 16

  • National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
  • Barbie and Barney Backlash Day

December 17

  • National Maple Syrup Day
  • National Underdog Day

December 18

  • Bake Cookies Day
  • National Roast Suckling Pig Day


Thank you for all that you do!

Aaron & Lewis

From the Climate & Culture Team...

The PBIS team has put together a spirit week for the students that will start next week, December 14th. A flyer went home this week to inform families about spirit week! Not only will the students be participating, but the Apollo Staff will also have their own spirit week. Read below to find out what everyone will be wearing next week.


Monday, Dec. 14th

  • Students: Hat Day!
  • Staff: Crazy Holiday Hat!

Tuesday, Dec. 15th

  • Students: Apollo Green Day!
  • Staff: Red/Green Day OR Blue/White Day!

Wednesday, Dec. 16th

  • Students: Superhero/Princess Day!
  • Staff: Holiday Cartoon Shirt!

Thursday, Dec. 17th

  • Students: Mix and Match Day!
  • Staff: Ugly Holiday Sweater Day!

Friday, Dec. 18th

  • Students: Pajama Day!
  • Staff: Pajama Day!

Upcoming Dates

Monday, December 14th

  • CICO Mentor Training @ 7:50 a.m.
  • SPED Resource ACCESS Meeting @ 7:50 a.m.
  • Coffee with the Principals @ 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, December 15th

  • PBIS Team Meeting @ 7:50 a.m.
  • 6th Grade Tier Meeting @ 10:25 a.m.
  • Kindergarten Tier Meeting @ 1:20 p.m.
  • 2nd Grade Tier Meeting @ 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 16th

  • Staff Meeting @ 7:50 a.m.
  • 5th Grade Tier Meeting @ 8:55 a.m.
  • Apollo Ambassadors (3-6) Meeting - Lunch
  • 3rd Grade Tier Meeting @ 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Surprise for Staff from Aaron/Lewis

Thursday, December 17th

  • PFA Tier Meeting @ 7:50 a.m.
  • 4th Grade Tier Meeting @ 8:55 a.m.
  • 1st Grade Tier Meeting @ 2:00 p.m.

Friday, December 18th

  • "Pig Out" Day (make sure to sign up)
  • Family Friday @ Lunch
  • Apollo Holiday Sing-Along @ 2:15 p.m.

Cold Zone Engineering

Looking for ways to incorporate the cold weather into science? Try some of these engaging STEM lessons with your students to use the winter weather for more than just looking at...to use it for learning!