Friday Focus

West Elementary School

Friday, April 11th

Our Mission

Our mission as a school community is to ensure high levels of learning and character development for all students by providing a safe, nurturing, student centered environment.

Upcoming Dates

April 2015

Monday, April 11th-5th Grade Field trip to TJ- 1:30 p.m., Technology Committee, 3:50 p.m.

Wednesday, April 13th- School Culture Meeting, 3:50 p.m.

Thursday, April 14th- 5th Grade MAP Begins.

Friday, April 15th- Buddy Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Midterm. Title I Fieldtrip.

Tuesday, April 19th- Staff Appreciation Massages.

Wednesday, April 20th- Secretaries Day!

Thursday, April 21st- 4th Grade MAP Begins. UPDATE.

Friday, April 22nd- Fire Drill, 5th Grade Earth Day Excursion.

Tuesday, April 26th-3rd Grade MAP Begins. UPDATE.

Wednesday, April 27th- Staff Meeting, 3:50 p.m.


  • Please clean your filters! Tech has also asked that when we do, we also dust the top of our projectors. Thanks.
  • Please remember that we often have parents and other volunteers in the office helping grade levels. Please make sure that you are following our expectations on confidentiality when in the office area. We are writing our own story!
  • Please make sure you are updating your grades by Tuesday each week!

Please let me know if you have questions!

Happy April Birthdays!

4/8- Lynne Brooks

4/19- Robin McConnell

Meeting Reminders

3/12/16-9:30am - 10am A.F. IEP-Chamberlain, Eichelberger, Fatherley

3/12/16-1:00-1:30-HH- IEP-Chamberlain, Walker, Fatherley

3/13/16-10:15-DS- IEP- Kremmel, Fatherley, Gelly


Please make sure you are marking your calendar for morning and afternoon duties! We have had several people miss duties and your help is needed! Please be there when you are assigned.
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Four Essential Questions

  1. What do we want Students to learn?

  2. How will we know they have learned?

  3. How will we respond when they don’t learn?

  4. How will we respond when they already know?

April Character Trait: Accountable