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"Celebrating Superheroes!"

February 15 - 19

The Shady Brook Vision and Mission Statements

Knowledge Informs and Determines Success for Students


The mission of Shady Brook Elementary is to educate all students for success today and tomorrow.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs

Important SBE Events to Remember:

  • 2/19 Dance your Heart Out (6:30)
  • 2/19 Marylou off-campus
  • 2/23 PTA Founder's Day Luncheon (Shannon to attend)
  • 2/23 Blaine's Baby Shower
  • 2/25 Hat Day
  • 2/25 Staff Birthday Luncheon
  • 2/26 End of 4th Six Weeks
  • 2/26 Noon Dismissal

Upcoming Meetings:

  • 2/15 Shannon to Onboarding Mtg.
  • 2/17 Shannon to Instructional Principals Mtg.
  • 2/18 Fourth Grade Reading Teacher Collaboration
  • 2/18 Kindergarten Reading Collaboration
  • 2/18 TELPAS Calibration Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/23 Second Grade Reading Teacher Collaboration
  • 2/24 Shannon to Principals Mtg.
  • 2/25 NO Staff Mtg.
  • 2/26 SBE Professional Development

Testing at a Glance:

  • 2/15 - 3/11 TELPAS Writing Collection Window open for Grades 2 - 6
  • 2/18 TELPAS Calibration Training (Designated Teachers)
  • 2/18 Social Studies CBA Grades 4 and 5
  • 2/23 Science CBA 2 Grade 6
  • 2/22 Writing CBA 1 Data Talk: Grade 3
  • 2/23 Reading DBA 1 Grade 5
  • 2/23 Science CBA 2 Grade 3
  • 2/25 Math DBA 1 Data Talk: Grade 5
  • 2/25 Writing DBA 2 Data Talk: Grade 4
  • 2/23 Science CBA 3 Grade 4
  • 3/7 and 3/10 TELPAS Online Reading Test for Grades 2 - 6
  • 3/21 TELPAS Raters meet with Kirsten Smith to serve as 2nd rater for TELPAS students

Kudos to. . .

  • Lisa Evans for helping with the 1st Grade Valentine Party to get the pizzas! We appreciated it!
  • Lisa Evans, Shannon Gauntt, Clarence Scott for the time you gave us by taking our students so that we could go set up in the classroom for the Valentine Party. We cannot thank you enough for the help!!
  • Lori Lane and Vickie Brown for jumping in at the end of the day to help parents sign their children out so that we could avoid a mad rush in the office.
  • The 4th Grade Team for all of their work in preparing for our 1st annual field trip to Austin!


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Happy Birthday to. . .

2/20 Traci Childs

2/20 Lisa Norrod

2/24 Andrea Richey

2/25 Lori Lane

3/4 Tracy Newton

3/6 Kelly Statz

Upcoming DUE DATES

Everyone

  • 2/15 Lesson Plans due in the Shared Folder before the start of the school day.
  • 2/26 Suicide Awareness and Dating Violence Compliance Training Certificates (there are two) Due.

Assessment Due Dates

  • 2/16 TELPAS Online Basic Training course certificate due to Clarence (people new to TELPAS)
  • 3/11 TELPAS Writing Collections due to Melissa Hassell (Keep Secure)
  • 3/22 Security Training Modules due to Clarence
  • 4/1 (on or before) TELPAS Rating Roster due to Clarence


Team Leaders

  • Team Minutes are due to the assigned administrator each week. :)

News you need to know!

Valentine's Parties - Thank you for all of your work that you spent to help prepare for the parties! I know that these days can be exhausting, but you all kept the lid on the pot and made it another great day for the kids! Thank you!

Office Pass - This is just a reminder that you will be receiving a bright pink office pass to use to send students to the office. Please remember that requests for materials/resources (i.e. paper, paper clips, etc.) should not be sent to the office with a student. Thank you!