Parsons ES Partyline

Friday, September 23, 2016

Focus on the Performance

Top Olympians focus not on the gold medal, but on the moment. Focus on what you are doing now to breakthrough your performance! ~ Jensen Siew

Gold Medal Performance

*Thank you to our Third Grade Team for taking time to meet with the parents of their new students.

*We earned another Green and Healthy Schools Achievement Award thanks to the work of Tisha Baughman.

*Kimberly Davis is doing a fabulous job as our new bookkeeper.

*Thank you to everyone who came out to car rider today during dismissal.

Welcome to the Parsons ES Family

*Welcome to our new custodian Melissa Haynes. She joined the Parsons family this week.

*Chelsea Delnaro has been filling in for Alyssa Martin while she is on maternity leave.

*Clare Tallman has decided to stay home with her babies. April Tinsley will remain with the PreK class until the end of the school year.

AM Emergencies

If you are submitting leave after 5:00 am and will need a sub, please call me at home. This allows us to better prepare for coverage. 770-595-4786

HR Compliance Training

The HR Compliance Training videos are available in the PD&E tool. Each video must be viewed and follow up quizzes must be completed. Please complete the online training by Friday, September 30, 2016 If you have any questions or need assistance, please see Keya Newman or me. Thanks!

*Ethics Video

*Ethics Video Sign Off

*Sexual Harassment Video

*Sexual Harassment Sign Off

*Seclusion and Restraint Video

*Seclusion and Restraint Sign Off

*Mandatory Reporting Video

*Mandatory Reporting Sign Off

*Suicide Awareness and Prevention Video

*Suicide Awareness and Prevention Sign Off

*Employee Policy and Procedure Video

*Employee Policy and Procedures Sign Off

*Compliance Training Digital Sign Off

RBES Goals

RBES Goals are due Friday, October 7, 2016. An email will be sent with copies of the handouts and directions.

Reading and Writing Communication Reports

Please be sure to share Reading and Writing Communication Reports with your parents during conferences.

PTA Grants

Teacher Classroom Grants - Money is to be spent and check request to be submitted to the PTA by Friday, September 30th in order to receive your classroom grant. Any questions, email Stacie Toliver at

Half Day Planning

Half day planning will take place on the following dates. A detailed scheduled with times will be sent in a separate email.

Monday, October 3, 2016 ~ K/3rd

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 ~ 1st/4th

Friday, October 7, 2016 ~ 2nd/5th

Relay for Life Luncheon

Message from Misty:

We are having a Relay for Life soup and salad lunch next week on Wednesday, September 28. The sign up sheet will be in the mail room on the fridge. If you would like to be a part of the Relay for Life team, please contact Jennifer Pegues, Christel Trulson, or myself.

Thanks in advance,
Misty Piper

Week at a Glance

September 26

Bookfair Opens

CogAT Makeup

9 Week Interim Window Open

Chess Club

Rembrandts Club

Readers Rally ~ 4:30 pm

Tennis Club

September 27


CogAT Makeup

No Staff Meeting

Spanish Club

Basketball Clinic

September 28

No Grade Level Planning

Early Release ~ 12:50 pm

Bookfair ~ Open until 5:00 pm

Relay for Life ~ Lunch

September 29

Building Level Team Meeting ~ 9:30 am

No Grade Level Professional Learning

Early Release ~ 12:50 pm

Staff Lunch ~ Sponsored by the PTA

Bookfair ~ Open until 5:00 pm

Chick-fil-A Spirit Day

September 30

Beat the Bus Morning! ~ Teachers and Paraprofessionals arrive by 8:10 am

PTA Fundraiser Celebration ~ Kona Ice (Schedule will be sent via email)

School Tour ~ New Families ~ 10:00 am

Bookfair ~ Last Day

Looking Ahead

October 3

1/2 Day Planning ~ Kindergarten AM/ 3rd Grade PM

Chess Club

Rembrandts Club

Tennis Club

Readers Rally ~ Media Center

October 4

7:30 Arrival ~ New Teacher JIT Training

1/2 Day Planning ~ 1st Grade AM / 4th Grade PM

Basketball Clinic

Spanish Club

FTE Count Day

October 5

Field Day (PreK - 2nd Grade) ~ 12:30 - 2:40 pm

October 6

Field Day (3rd Grade - 5th Grade) ~ 12:30 - 2:40 pm

October 7

PTA Board Meeting

RBES Inital Goals due