May Updates

May 2nd - 6th, 2016

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Congrats to Our Grant Recipients!

On Friday, April 29th QVE was awarded $11,910 through the Fort Bend Education Foundation for the following grant proposals:

Rodiek & Dean for "iPad Team Teaching" $1997.00

Portugal, Jones, Eapen, Rodriguez, Vasquez for "Sharpening Our Leadership Skills with 7 Habits Pencil Incentives" $1510.11

Vasquez for "Student, Student, What Do You See? I See an Old, Torn Up Book Looking at Me!" $1491.30

Singh for "Color Our World, Add Some Color To Our Guided Reading Books." $1491.30

Rodiek for "To Plant a Garden to Believe in the Future" $1664.99

Eapen for "Extreme Makeover: Guided Reading Library Edition" $1500

Spears for "I See a Leader in You!" - $2,000

Scott for "Creativity and Cross Curricular Connections with Class Play" --$600

What's Up at QVE in May?

May 3rd

· Math District Assessment Grade 2 - MSI Retest 2,3,4

· PLC Meeting

· Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4th

· National School Nurse Day

· Teacher Snack Cart Provided by PTO

· Faculty Meeting 3:30-5:00

May 6th

· Library Book Check-outs End

May 9th

· Grade 3 & 4 Math, Grade 5 Math Re-test – STAAR

May 10th

· Grade 3 & 4 Reading, Grade 5 Reading Re-Test – STAAR

· PLC Meeting

· PLC Lead Meeting 3:30-4:30

May 11th

· Grade 5 Science STAAR

· CBLT Meeting 3:30-4:30

· Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night 5:00-8:00

May 13th

· PDAS Summatives are Due

· Spring Carnival! 4:00-8:00

May 16th

· Grade Posting Window 16th–31st

· Library Inventory week

· 1st Grade Field Trip - Main Street Theater

· Lunch by Freedom Church

· Online registration opens for new students to the district

· GEMS/GENTS Meeting 3:30-5:15

· Leader in Me Consultants Visit 4:00-5:00

May 17th

· Fort Bend Library Summer Reading Programs Presentation

· Lunch provided by PTO

· PLC Meeting

· Global Leadership Day (rescheduled) 4:30-6:00

May 18th

· 4th Grade Field Trip

· Committee Meetings

May 19th

· Lunch provided by PTO

· QVE Eagle Choir Spring Concert 2:00-3:00

· QVE Eagle Choir Spring Concert 6:00-7:00

May 20th

· Student Library Books Due

· Teacher Library Book Check-Out Ends

May 24th

· PLC Meeting

May 25th

· Rhythm Path

May 26th

· QVE Stars Talent Show 8:30-10:00

· QVE Stars Talent Show 1:30-3:00

· Team Leader Meeting 3:30-4:30

May 27th

· Spring Fling

· Synergize Celebration 2:15-3:00

May 30th

· Holiday/Memorial Day

May 31st

· PLC Meeting

June 1st

· 5th Grade Party

· Faculty Meeting 3:30-5:00

June 2nd

· Last Student Day/Early Dismissal at 12:10PM

· Report cards sent home

· Teacher Library Books Due

· PTO Meeting 6:30-8:00

June 3rd

· Teacher Work Day

June 9th

· Digital Learning Conference 7:30-4:30

· Focus on Collaborative Culture Meeting 11:00-1:00

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Health Challenge from Mr. Strutton!

Who's up for a May Health Challenge? Here's how it will work- you will need to give up a food/drink and add a healthy food/drink/exercise every day until the end of May! Think you can do it? Stop by or email Mr. Strutton the drink/food you plan to give up. Good luck!

Message from Ms. Rodriguez

Monday, May 2nd QVE GT Showcase at 1:45 -2:45 in the Writing Lab – all are welcome to come!

Tuesday May 3rd District GT Showcase 6:30-7:30 (Ms. Bathe and I will attend.) Wednesday, May 4th Houston Texans’ mascot, TORO will visit our prek-2nd graders at 2:00 in the cafeteria for more anti-bullying talk!

I will be in the library during enrichment times for lessons – kinder-2nd grade will be a surprise habit lesson! 3rd will have STAAR test taking strategies – what to do the night before, and 4th grade will also have a surprise habit lesson and 5th grade will have a transition to 6th grade lesson. I am excited and looking forward to being back in the library!

Ms. Harper’s 5th grade class will be on announcements as well!

Message from Ms. Jones

Good afternoon, QVE!

As you know, we have STAAR testing the week of May 9th. I have modified the enrichment schedule so that each grade level will have a planning period on each day.

Please review the schedule that was emailed to you last week so that you are aware when your grade level will have enrichment.

The lunch schedules have been modified in the afternoon as well to allow the maximum testing time for each grade level without interruptions.

Let me know if you have questions.