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Teacher Times & Week at a Glance Week of 6.5.16


  • Jennifer! You are such a rock star with your hustle to get this Donors Choose project funded. Thank you, because this is not just for your kids, but for our whole school.
  • GO JULIA!! So proud that you were honored with the Fulfilling the Promise award. You're an incredibly deserving recipient and we're lucky to have you.
  • Katie, Moni and Ryan, I know the End of Year Carnival is A LOT of work. Thanks so much for your dedication to getting it done!
  • A HUGE appreciation to all teachers for the thought, care and love you put into family conferences.
  • Thank you Dina and Daniel for all of your work to get the 5th graders ready for promotion!
  • Thank you Leanne for continuing your mission to get books into the hands of kids through the summer book program! Thank you 1st and 2nd for signing families up to receive books in the mail this summer!
  • Megan, as always your ideas are brilliant. JiJi Jam will be amazing thanks to your creativity :)
  • A very special thank you to Moni and Damion. Each of you have been at TCN for TEN years! Reaching the decade mark is a true milestone, and evidence of your steadfast dedication and love for the ever-growing TCN family. Thank you for being invaluable members of this community.

Actions Requested

While reading the TT, please add important dates to your personal calendars or to-do lists and click the links!

This Week:

  • ASP Referrals - Check your boxes and complete ASP referrals for next year by Friday 6.3 at 6pm.
  • TCN Reading Goal Tally 15-16: Please enter your students' total minutes weekly here.
  • Prepare student portfolios. Refer to Maddie's email for more information.

As Needed:

  • Need supplies, SST, buildings & grounds, COST referral etc.? Find the form you are looking for at
  • Updated Chromebook Norms - As we use the carts more and more, it is important that we continue to revisit this document to ensure equity and safety. Please review the updated document (changes are highlighted in teal). If you have feedback, please let Jennie, Jennifer, Maddie and Allison know so we can consider updates for next year.


  • TCN Last Weeks Calendar: This is your go-to document for important dates in the last few weeks of school. It will continue to change, so please keep checking the new link each week. Additionally, this document has critical information about events in the final weeks.
  • Consult the End of Year Checklist as you begin to clean up/clean out your classroom for the summer.
  • Summer PDs: See PDs offered by the district in Math Expressions and other mathematical teaching practices: Elementary Math Version and the general Summer PD Catalog.
  • 2016-2017 Calendar is here! Check it out!
  • Teaching Tolerance - Interesting article "Why Talk About Whiteness" from the latest issue of Teaching Tolerance that really connects to our PD cycle on Culturally Responsive Teaching.

Week of 6.6.16

Monday, June 6th

  • Maddie's birthday
  • JiJi Jam [8:40-9:30]
  • Action: Distribute Home School Folders

Tuesday, June 7th

  • Move Up Day [9:30am - 10:30am]
  • Kinder Promotion [11:00am - 1:00pm]

Wednesday, June 8th

  • Last Day of ASP
  • End of Year Celebration [9:00am - 1:00pm]
  • Action: Return Home School Folders to the FRC

Thursday, June 9th

  • Last Day with Students!
  • 5th Grade Promotion [10:30am - 12:00pm]

Friday, June 10th

  • Teacher PD and Work Day
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