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Principal Brief

March 30-April 3

The Fundamental Five

Continue to post seed questions in your lesson plans. Talk about the learning!

Birthday Treats at WISD Campuses Procedural Guidelines

· Food or non-food items (stickers, pencils etc.) for birthday celebration will only be shared with the student’s classmates.

· All birthday celebration edible treats will be individually packaged. Food items will include a complete ingredients list attached to each package. No homemade items will be allowed.

o Any food items without a complete ingredients list and those not individually wrapped/packaged will not be distributed.

o Food items that contain an allergen for any student in the class will not be shared with the class.

· Non-food items containing latex (balloons, toys made with natural rubber, etc.) will not be allowed.

· Items will be checked by the school nurse/teacher, held in the office until the end of the school day, and only distributed to classmates at dismissal.

Parent Responsibilities

· Bring birthday celebration items to the school office.

· Individually package all items.

· Include a complete ingredients list on each individually packaged food item.

· Check with campus principal regarding non-food items for birthday celebrations.

Nurse and Classroom Teacher Responsibilities

· Will assure all edible birthday celebration items are individually packaged.

· Will assure each food item has been labeled with a complete ingredients list.

· Will check classroom allergy list to avoid allergen exposure.

· Will assure non-food items do not contain latex (natural rubber) when there is a known latex allergy.

Absences and Tardies Unexcused Absences: 3 unexcused absences Skyward to generate a letter: 8 unexcused absences Skyward to generate a letter

Letters to go out for each additional unexcused absence. 90% Rule: Students will need to be in school 90% of the year or may face retention.

Upcoming Dates:

3/30- 4th grade Writing STAAR,

3/31- 4th grade Writing STAAR

4/1- No faculty meetings

4/2 No PLC's- update RTI documentation

4/3- Good Friday- Enjoy your Day!