Derby Daily

September 28-October 2nd

The Week at a Glance:

Monday, Sept 28th: Happy, Happy Birthday Janet Dorman!


#Celebrate Monday! It will be amazing to see everyone in their Derby Dragon gear as we begin our learning abroad this morning! It’s Teacher Collaboration Day! See you back at DRE as our learning continues at High Noon!


Tentative Agenda for our day:

12:00-2:30

We will kick off our learning in the cafeteria with Chelsea CLARK and an overview of information regarding the Mental Health Coalition checklists


Let's walk through our Data Process and Review our Vertical Discussions from our Data Summit and Clean Up how we are communicating with parents!

​Continuing conversations on Monday--here is a sneak peek:

Interventionist needs (people, materials, times)

Diagnostic Questions? (training needed) (assistance needed to complete)

Data Meeting Protocol review--we will walk through how to do this....

Communicating with Parents

Team goal setting

Assessment Calendar

And a brief Survey on Conducting data summits in the future ​


2:30-2:40 Bathroom Break!


2:40-3:30 Sharing our Learning from the Morning!


Tuesday, Sept. 29th: Happy, Happy, Happy Birthday to Lexie Darrough and Marwa Hajir!


Celebrating our September Principal Birthday Lunches


Wednesday, Sept 30th: Happy, Happy Birthday Bridget Travis!


Thursday, October 1st: New to DRE? We would love for you to join us at our New

Dragon Breakfast 7:30 a.m. in the Media Center! Mmmm, Panera Bagels


Friday, October 2nd: Today, we celebrate those that make Derby Shine! A tip of the hat to Amy, Paula, Kenny and Miss Carol—It’s National Custodian’s Day!


Celebrating our October K-2 Distinguished Dragons! See you in the cafeteria at 2:45


Hope to see you our DRE Staff Hayride and Bonfire! Sign Up for a covered dish! The fun begins at 5:00 p.m. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Wade for hosting!


Miss Mathes is celebrating her birthday on Saturday—Happy, Happy Birthday Casey!

Upcoming Dragon Events:

October 5-9 Fire Prevention Week! How can we partner with our PIEs to celebrate all they do?

October 5th K-2 Math Leadership Team Meetings! Thank you Clarissa James for being our voice!

October 6th Taylor Morales--Happy, Happy Birthday!

October 6th 3-5 Math Leadership Team Meetings! Thank you Laura Buddemeyer for being our voice!

October 6th McTEACHER NIGHT! McTEACHER NIGHT! 4-8 p.m. We need volunteers! Sign up for your shift outside my office!

October 7th BLT Meeting 3:40

October 8th Happy Birthday to Shayla Howell

October 8th Derby Dine! Join us at Bleu at 6:00

October 9th Give a birthday shout to LaToya Crockett and Sharon Buckner!

October 9th 3-5 Distinguished Dragon Assembly 2:30

October 12-16 National School Lunch Week

October 14th Compass Point Meetings 3:40 p.m.

October 15th FSP Meeting 6:00 p.m.

October 19th Happy Birthday to our resident Jayhawk--Carlei Wies!

October 19-23 School Bus Safety Week

October 20th Faculty Meeting 3:40 p.m.

October 21st Missouri Day!

October 22nd Frank Kros Learning Opportunity! 4:00-5:30 AHL

October 22nd Modified Lockdown Drill!

October 23rd Join us for FSP Bingo Night!

October 24th Happy Birthday to someone with a great first name--Kristi Schlegel

October 26-30 Red Ribbon Week!

October 26-27 DRE Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza!

October 28th Dragon Tales Newsletter Submissions due!

October 28th October Principal Birthday Lunches

October 29th Grade Level Data Meetings during plan times with Specialists

October 30th Fall Parties and DRE Annual Halloween Parade

November 2nd Teacher Collaboration Day! No students!

November 3rd No School! It’s Election Day! Don’t forget to vote!

November 4th DRE BLT meeting 3:40

November 5th Happy, Happy Birthday GaGa Julie!

November 5th New Dragon Breakfast

November 5th Early Dismissal

November 6th K-2 Distinguished Dragon Assembly 2:45

Mark your calendars! Mark your calendars and More Info to Come!

Super Improver Pumpkin Patch fun October 26th (K-2) and October 27th (3-5)


October 30th

Fall Parade 2:30 Fall Parties 2:45-3:15

Drops in the Bucket

Simply the Best! Thanks Ms. Toni and DRE family for an amazing picture day! I heard more than one person exclaim--"best picture day in DRE history!" Thanks for your synergy your flexibility, communication, patience and support as we helped to capture memories for our families! Job Well Done!


Thank you, thank you for an amazing Summit! All centered around lifting our learning and our students to new heights! Thank you for your spirited discussion and your never give up, whatever it takes attitude that have assisted us in beginning to plan and coordinate how as a school family we can move all our students to success! Kudos!


I don't see that she is wearing a cape--but BRANDY is a superhero Thanks to our resident Super Hero who Tuesday performed life saving maneuvers on a friend who was choking in the lunchroom! For our recent hero lifesaving work—we are in awe! We say thank you! Take a Bow--you ROCK Brandy!


Way to represent ladies! A tip of the hat to Jill and Katie for their representation--their voice on our district ELA team! Thanks friends for keeping us informed!

Sign Up! Sign UP! It is not TOO LATE!

Several Sign Ups are appearing on the whiteboard outside my office!


Sign Up for attending and a dish for our Derby Staff Hayride, October 2nd--meat and buns provided! You sign up to attend and bring a side or dessert! Join in our Hayride Fun!


Sign Up to work at Shift at McTeachers Night, October 6th! Support FSP! They partner with us on so many projects--please give a half hour of your time and the kids and families will love to see you!


Sign Up for Derby Dine October 8th! We would love to see you at Bleu!

How will your classroom celebrate our friends!

I would LOVE for you and your classroom to celebrate these wonderful friends during their special days! Celebrate with a card shower or a picture or poster of gratitude! We want to say thank you to these partners for their role in our Derby family!


How can your friends Celebrate our Amazing Custodians on National Custodians' Day October 2nd!?


I would like to deliver Cards, Posters, Pictures saying THANK YOU to our Partner's In Education The Columbia Fire Dept as we Celebrate Fire Prevention Week, October 5-9 Please have your cards to me by October 7th!

United Way Kick Off! DRE goal $1000

The generosity of the Derby family abounds as we kick off our United Way campaign! Donation flyers have been placed in your mailbox and I know your giving never stops! Please return your flyer to the envelope in the office marked--United Way--Mrs. Whitney is the keeper of the envelope Just as Dr. Stiepleman pointed out this organization is a critical friend in our fight against poverty and our AEO pledge! Thank you for helping our family shine and for being a beacon for so many in the storm!

Snack Wagon--unopened breakfast items

Amazing 5th grade leaders will be coming your way on Tuesday to collect your unopened breakfast items and unopened milk/juice.

Place these items outside your door and our Derby Snack Wagon will be coming by to collect!

Thanks for your synergy! Thanks for your leadership!