Week at a Glance

February 8 to February 12

Fourth and first grade math buddies

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"A" Week Mid-day Collaboration

Monday, February 8- Tammy and Lindsey out of the building for EL Achieve, Tanya and Dana out from 10:00 A.M. to noon

The Special Ed. Dept. committee will be meeting in the A.M. in our Lounge. Michelle T. and Kim R. will be attending.


Tuesday, February 9- Tanya out of the building for EL Achieve- all day

7:00 P.M. PTO Meeting, no staff reps need to attend. This is the final planning meeting for Family Fun Night.


Wednesday, February 10- Book Fair Preview Day- Classroom sign-up chedule is on Darlene's Desk


Thursday, February 11- Student Council will be delivering Valentine-Grams- We are asking for teacher help to pass these out to recipients. Thank you!


No School for Pre-K

Half-day schedule for K-6

Kinder sessions will be A.M. session 8:20 to 10:00, and then P.M. session students attend from 10:00 to 11:40 A.M.

Grades 1-6 dismissal at 11:40 A.M.


School Improvement Day for teachers- 12:00 to 3:00 P.M.

Please use this time to collaborate with grade level teams and/or specialists (EL, Gifted, Sped.) Teachers may also use this time to prepare for P/T conferences.

Teachers should take an hour lunch on this day- as you choose.


Parent/Teacher conferences and PTO Book Fair- 3:00 to 8:00 P.M.

Dinner and snacks will be provided in the Lounge


Friday, February 12- No School for Students

Parent/Teacher conferences and PTO Book Fair- 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M


Sunday, February 14- Happy Valentine's Day!

Kagan Structures implemented at Monday Meeting

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A blog that shares ideas for "purposeful talk" in your classroom

Eagle Speak and Feedback Flippers

We have shared our Eagle Speak sheet in Google Doc, and please let me know if you would like to also use Greg's Feedback Flippers in your classroom. I have already requested 100 count from Greg, and they are on the way!

Draft of 2016-2017 school calendar is now on main page of D68 web site

Upcoming dates and events to keep in mind...

Monday, February 15- No School- President's Day


Tuesday, February 16-

Tanya, Pam and Mark at Assessment and Grading Committee in the P.M.

Conferences for our Arabic-speaking families in Tanya's Office


Wednesday, February 17- Lori at If...Then curriculum writing, in the A.M.

Conferences for Arabic-speaking families from 12:00 to 3:30, in Tanya's Office

A finalized schedule for both days of conferences will be sent to classroom teachers.

Lindsey, Julie and Kelly at If...Then curriculum writing, in the P.M.


Thursday, February 18- Pam P., Cassie and Lindsey at If...Then curriculum writing, in the A.M.

Trina, Laura and Melanie at If...Then curriculum writing, in the P.M.

5th graders writing their memoirs...

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