OTE Star Staff News

February 4-February 15

Next Week...

Monday, Feb 4

Mya’s Coaching Day

Minor’s off campus today

4th & 5th Benchmark open

STAAR Ready Assessment window opens 4th & 5th grade

National Counselor’s Week! We appreciate you Angela!

Walk to Read Walk-A-Thon during PE time (all week)

Tuesday, Feb 5

Mya off campus (PM) – PTA Council Luncheon

Minor's Coaching Day

Leslie off campus

100th Day of School!

Spring class & student photos (see separate schedule)

5th grade visit to Walsh MS 9:30am

Severe weather & lock down drill 2:00pm

Wednesday, Feb 6

Mya’s Coaching day

Mya off campus 8-10 @ Teravista

Minor off campus 10-12 @ Teravista

Leslie off campus

Popcorn Day

Early Release Day 12:45pm

PTA staff luncheon during your lunchtime

Happy Birthday Scarlett Steele!

Thursday, Feb 7

STAAR Readiness testing 5th grade (Reading)

Leslie off campus

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

3rd grade ½ day planning AM

Specials ½ day planning PM

SAC Mtg 4:30pm

PTA Mtg & Family Math & Science Night 6:00-8:00pm

Friday, Feb 8

CAT mtg. 8:50am

4th & 5th STAAR Ready Assessment Window closes

SST’s K-2

Out & About...

Enrichment Tip of the Week...

Click below for rubric found in Bertie Kingore's Reaching All Learners. It can be used as a tool to help students self-monitor and understand their own learning behaviors.

http://www.bertiekingore.com/iagc.pdf

Our students were created to be awesome...

Check out this week's inspirational message from one student to many others...
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

Tech Tools...

Leslie's Google Tip of the Week...


http://www.smore.com/ru43-google-smart-tip-of-the-week


Also check out...


View YouTube videos without all the ads - just put the URL of the video into viewpure!

http://viewpure.com/


Thanks Leslie!


Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Monica Baldini, star fourth grade teacher ...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Monica!


Way to Go Shining Star teachers!!!

S - Kleymer Savina

T - Emily Littleton

A - Elizabeth Clawson

R - Jean Barrett

Star Wand went to 3rd grade! Congratulations!!!


What a great week! Ginormous Appreciations to each of our K-5th grade classes for showing outstanding STAR behavior during our Semester Awards Assemblies! Huge THANKS to Emily Littleton and the stellar Science Fair committee for coordinating another smooth Science Fair! Huge appreciations to our Math Vertical Team for sharing some really great Share and Compare strategies!


Thank you so much for all of the work and planning you have put into making the second semester of teaching and learning even better than the first! Remember to appreciate someone today! Hope you take time to do something fun this weekend! Best of luck to your favorite Super Bowl team!!

Professional Library: Resource of the Week!

The Week After...

Monday, Feb 11

Mya’s Coaching Day

Minor off campus - training

DRA Window Closes-Kg

5th grade visits with Walsh MS Counselor 8:00am

SLT Mtg 3:10pm

Tuesday, Feb 12

Minor’s Coaching Day

Mya’s off campus today – Principal’s Mtg

Happy Birthday Sherrie Robinson!

Wednesday, Feb 13

Mya's off campus - Leadership Fusion Conference

5th grade Art Club fieldtrip to Blanton Museum

Happy Birthday Amanda Chadney!

Thursday, Feb 14

Valentine’s Day Parties

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Friday, Feb 15

CAT mtg. 8:50am

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

SST’s 3rd – 5th

Singing Zoologist Assembly Kg-2nd 8:00am & 3rd – 5th 9:00am

Saturday, Feb 16

Happy Birthday Jennifer Morrow!

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