Paw Prints

Week of May 9, 2016

Panther News

Thank you all for a great week at WJES!!! What a great start to the week to be able to host the First Lady of Georgia, Sandra Deal!!! All Milestones testing is complete and turned it!! WOOP WOOP!!

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Looking forward to CELEBRATING you all next week!
Happy Mother's Day,
Troy, John, and Karen

Post SLO scores/codes

Post SLO scores and missing SLO codes should be entered by May 24th. Click here to view the directions on how to enter SLO scores. Click here to view a list of SLO codes.

Professional Learning Opportunities this summer

Jackson County Schools Professional Learning. Please register for the following courses on the JCSS PL website:
  • June 14 - 8:30 - 3:30 - 4 Blocks Training for K-2 Teachers with Peggy Terrell - Location: CO
  • June 15 - 8:30 - 3:30 - 4 Blocks Training for 3-5 Teachers with Peggy Terrell - Location: CO
  • Teachers Teaching Others courses - please register for June classes by May 15 and July classes by June 15
  • June 27 - 8:00 - 11:30 - CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) re-certification course - Location: TBA
  • June 27 - 12:30 - 4:00 - CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) re-certification course - Location: TBA
  • June 28 - 8:00 - 11:30 - CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) re-certification course - Location: TBA
  • June 28 - 12:30 - 4:00 - CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) re-certification course - Location: TBA
  • June 29 - 30 - 8:00 - 4:00 each day - CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) initial certification course
  • July 11 - 15 - 8:30 - 3:30 - Project RAFTSTTEM - Location UGA

Social Studies

On May 5, 2016, the State BOE approved the posting of the draft standards for 30 days of public review and comment. Based on survey data, the State BOE will review the standards for approval at the June 9, 2016 meeting. The tentative timeline for implementation will be during the 2017-2018 school year. The survey will be available beginning on Thursday, May 5, 2016, through Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00 PM E.D.T.
The survey link is provided below.
Social Studies: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Proposed-Revisions-to-Social-Studies-Standards.aspx