Jane Ball Staff Happenings

Week of April 21- April 25th

Hanover Central Athletics Booster Club Dinner Dance

Friday, April 25th, 6:30pm

13109 Wicker Ave

Cedar Lake, IN

The Hanover Central Athletics Booster Club is holding a Dinner Dance on April 25 at Great Oaks. Cocktails will begin at 6:30 and dinner begins at 7:00. This is a wonderful opportunity to support the Hanover Central athletes. For tickets, please call 708-227-5916. For more information, please see the flyers in the staff lounge.

Important Upcoming Dates!

Here are the dates for upcoming assessments:

ISTEP (online, multiple choice): April 29-May 13

IREAD K-2: May 6-May 13

NWEA: May 12-30

Benchmarks will be due May 30th.

Magnets need to be completed by Wednesday, June 4.

Grades must be completed by 8:00 on Monday, June 9th.

The last day of school is June 11.

Shout Outs!

Shout out to Kelly York and the Students of Jane Ball Elementary!

They raised over $10,000 for Jump Rope for Heart!

Great Job!

Shout outs to grade 4 and grade 5 for hosting the HAST teachers last week for their Math Demo lessons! They were very impressed by our students!

Shout out to everyone that helped with the Volunteer Luncheon!

Shout out to our Early Literacy Program at Jane Ball! We received word that we had 4 perfect scores on the IREAD test this past year. Woohoo!!

ISTEP Practice Test

ISTEP Practice test will be this Thursday Morning, April 24th. We will be using the labs and Casey's room (with the laptops) Watch your emails! More details to come.

Class lists and retentions

We will start the process this week of collecting information to make data driven decisions on Class Lists and Retentions for the 2014-2015 school year.

I will be meeting with the grade level team leaders this week. More details to follow.

What is Happening this week!

Monday(This is a change)

8:05 Grade Level Chairs Meeting in the Library

We will discuss :

Development of class lists

PBIS survey

Growth Recognition


8:05 Team Meetings Grades 3-5

Data Meetings with Deb during preps: Grades K-2


8:05 RTI (Casey's Room )


8:05 Team Meetings Grades K-2

Data Meetings with Deb and Title 1(Janet and Tracey) during preps: Grades 3-5

ISTEP Practice Test

Friday (This is a change)

Grades K-2 Literacy Meeting with Casey (Casey's room)

Grades 3-5 ISTEP meeting with Deb and Bridget (Library)