Mendenhall Friday Flyer

Don't Believe Me? Just Watch.

Monday, April 18th - Friday, April 22nd

What's Happening?

Monday, April 18th

Wear college or AVID shirt w/jeans

11:30AM - 12:00PM - Pizza Lunch w/Principals

2:45PM - 4:15PM - Young Readers in Science Lab

Tuesday, April 19th

Trading Post - Please bring loot AND badge to lunch

1:30PM - 2:30PM - Parent Ed: Don't Pop Dealing with Anger in the Family - Library

1:45PM - 2:15PM - Kinder Spring Sing - Gym

3:00PM - 4:00PM - Afterschool Academy

7:00PM - 8:00PM - Kinder Music Program - Gym

Wednesday, April 20th

Wear team shirts w/jeans

2:45PM - 4:15PM - Young Readers in Science Lab

3:00PM - 4:30PM - Extended Planning

Thursday, April 21st

3:00PM - 4:00PM - Afterschool Academy

Friday, April 22nd

Wear 2015-16 Staff Shirt w/Jeans

Field Day Shirt Orders Due

1:30PM - 2:30PM - Volunteer Tea in Library

Saturday, April 23rd

9:00AM - 12:00PM - Plano ISD Job Fair @ Plano West SHS

11:00AM - 2:00PM - Mendenhall Carnival


April 25th - Citizen of the Month Luncheon

April 25th - Staff Meeting

April 27th - Kinder Field Trip

April 27th - Progress Reports Go Home

April 27th - Mendenhall Retirement Reception

April 29th - 1st Grade Field Trip

April 29th - PDAS Sections II & III Due

Staff Kudos

Shannon Axtman, Thank you so much for all your support for me and my class! I really appreciate it. ~ Rachel Jones

Emily Parks, Thank you so much for your support and help with some of my kiddos! ~ Rachel Jones

Isabel, Thank you for being a great team leader! ~ Doris

Sharon Eaheart, Thank you for all your help bringing the bananas inside! You are always there when I need you. ~ Maria G

Dalia and Shannon, Thanks for all the help with TELPAS planning and testing. There were a lot of changes this year! I could not do it without you guys. ~ Angela A

Dalia, Suzi, and Christine, Thank you for organizing and delivering water and snacks for STAAR testing. You are all awesome. I know the teachers really appreciate this too. ~ Angela A

Maria G, I appreciate all your help with STAAR and TELPAS prep! Going to buy the 400+ bananas every year is pretty cool too. ~ Angela A

Ms. Mercado, Thank you so much for helping me to put the TELPAS information in the system. You are always very helpful. ~ Elia

Wendy Miller, Thank you very much for keeping me in the loop regarding the going-ons in fourth grade! It is nice to know ahead of time of the schedule adjustments, events, and / or activities that are going on so that the resource students are included. Also, thank you for getting our new fourth grade student the writing practice book. She was so appreciative, as was I! You are one of the best! ~ Michelle Reid

Suzi Campbell, Thank you for working with my students in reading. I listen in on your lessons and I learn something new, too. You are an amazing teacher. ~ Jennifer Smith

Emily Schattle, I love the way you are teaching your ASA. I think the kids are learning so much about measurement, health, & healthy kitchen habits. AND they get a fun treat to take home! Thanks for also sharing the treats with the rest of us. It is fun to come in and find cookies, or snacks on our desks in the morning. You are an awesome teacher. ~ Jennifer Smith

Maria G, Thank you for your assistance before the mock math STAAR. I appreciate all that you do to make this testing operation go well. You are always there to help even though you have your own boat to float as well. You are the best. ~ Michelle Reid

Jennifer Aguilar, Thanks for all your help with technology this year!! We all appreciate it, and couldn't do it without you. ~ Courtney Brooks

Susan Simpson, Thanks for taking time out to help a few of my students. I really appreciate it. ~ Corutney Brooks

Dee CayCe, Thanks for always being so flexible and understanding. You are always so patient with me and my students. ~ Courtney Brooks

Andrew Watterud, Thanks for always helping me sub and also helping when I need help with a student. I really appreciate it. ~ Courtney Brooks

Submit staff kudos and let us know what makes our Mendenhall Staff so special! Use the following Google Forms link to have your staff kudo appear in the weekly flyer.

Obvious to You. Amazing to Others.

Obvious to you. Amazing to others. - by Derek Sivers

April Birthdays

Emily Parks - April 3

Ericka Pomponio - April 3

Kathey Ritz - April 7

Suzi Campbell - April 15

Amanda Jackson - April 20

Diana Schram - April 29