TES Staff Update

For the Week of April 30-May 4

Our Mission

Lapeer Community Schools is a dynamic community organization embracing our students with a quality learning environment, developing independent and confident learners for the future.

Non-negotiable Goal

Collaboration, Compromise and Commitment

We are "Turrill Tough"

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Teacher Day:

  • The teacher workday for Turrill teachers is from 8:40 – 3:45.
  • On Collaboration or SIP/Staff Meetings the teacher workday is 7:50 - 3:45.
  • 1-Hour Professional Development Days are from 7:40-8:40.
A Further Look Ahead - Click here for School Calendar

Building events will be posted to the calendar on our school website.

Nuts and Bolts for the Week

Teach/Review/Practice - Week 34: Cafeteria


Pledge Helper's this Week - Campbell (Smith on deck)



Monday, April 30 -

  • Lab Day - K am and 1st pm
  • Kindergarten Roundup Rides Again at Schickler from 4:00-6:00


Tuesday, May 1 -

  • M-STEP Testing today; Signs will be posted
  • Catholic Charities/Truancy Prevention after school program 5:00-7:00


Wednesday, May 2 –

  • M-STEP testing today; Signs will be posted
  • K Spring Conferences in the PM
  • Reading Visit from Congressman Paul Mitchell (one 2nd and one 3rd grade)


Thursday, May 3 -

  • Staff Meeting at 7:50
  • M-STEP testing today; Signs will be posted
  • 1st Grade Spring Conferences


Friday, May 4 -

  • No School for Staff or Students!

Upcoming Lab Days

I'd like to give you a heads up on some dates on some upcoming lab opportunities because they're coming up quickly. The district's next lab focus will be a chance to dive deeper in small group work and discuss another structure to meet students' needs - strategy groups.


This is a great next step for our building in continuation of our conversations during data days and PD about needs based groupings. Follow up labs will continue in the fall, along with the lab opportunities you expressed interest in from the survey results. Please look for a follow up email from Michelle with more details.


Here are lab dates for Murphy, Schickler, and Turrill teachers to come together as a group:


Monday, April 30

  • K - am
  • 1st - pm


Tuesday, May 22

  • 5th - am
  • 4th - pm

Next Young Scholars Assembly

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#TurrillTough means...

...at Turrill we're not just building things. We want to work with our parents to build better people!! A Community of Success!


We think that each one of us is strong individually but we are even stronger when we work together.


We had a lot of help on Earth Day to help clean up the school.


But I would like to recognize the efforts and generosity of the Compeau family for going above and beyond.


Not only did they bring out their tractor and yard rake to fix up the damage done by the snow plows they also put their own time, effort and money into improving our Turrill sign!


That's being Turrill Tough!!

Before...

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...after

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TEACHER CORNER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNOnFsnjYhY
Politics in Education

Click here for the site recommended by Marie for the latest in legislative updates.

SIP

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CURRICULUM RESOURCES

Content Area Building Level Leads

ELA - Jessica Oliver


Math - Crystal Hoganson


Science - Dave Chaffin


Social Studies - Jennifer Christian


Technology - Bob Losinger, Jennifer Christian

SCHOOL SAFETY

Emergency Drills (Updated on 8-7-17):

Three Lockdowns (one during lunch/recess)

  • August 16 (will be rescheduled)

  • November 9

  • March 16


Five Fire Drills (three before Dec 1 and one during lunch/recess)

  • August 10

  • September 13

  • October 11 during lunch/recess

  • April 13

  • May 14


Two Tornado Drills (one in March)

  • August 22

  • March 8

CARE Team

Purpose: called in Emergency Situations when Staff and/or Student Safety is at risk.


Emergency Situations:

1. Is there an ongoing emergency?

2. Does the student's behavior pose an imminent risk to student's or others' safety?

3. Does the situation require an immediate intervention?


Protocol for Summoning the Team:

  • Classroom teacher will contact the office by any means necessary
  • Secretary (or available office staff) will use Walkie Talkie to call for "CARE Team to Room (include teacher's name)


Team members:

  • All Staff trained in CPI
  • Custodial Staff
  • Office Staff

Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)

Purpose: called in emergency Medical situations.


Protocol for Summoning the Team:

  • Classroom teacher will contact the office by any means necessary
  • Secretary (or available office staff) will use Walkie Talkie to call for "MERT Team to Room (include teacher's name)


Team Members:

  • Robert Downey - CPI, CPR, Epipen, AED
  • RaeAnne Fielder - CPI, Epipen
  • Kim Sullilvan - CPI, First Aid/CPR, AED, Epipen
  • Shannon Newton - CPI, First Aid/CPR, AED
  • Dennis King or Rick Martin