The Bulldog Buzz!

Week of September 7, 2015

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How can we use our own lives or the lives of others to tell stories?

Lesson Plans Due

Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 8:30am

Bullock School

CAST Meetings - Fall Follow-ups

Thursday, Sep. 10th, 9am

Small Conference Room

  • Stay tuned for our schedule...

Bulldog Buddy Roleplays

Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 9am to Friday, Sep. 11th, 1pm

Bullock School

  • The sign-up sheet for each location is posted in the main office. Please select the times you will be visiting each location.
  • Our Kick-Off Assembly will be on Friday at 1:00 PM in the Gym.

The Curriculum Corner: Supplemental LBD Units

Thank you to Mel Sweeney for a fantastic presentation during our faculty meeting...and thank you all for supporting this initiative! If you would like to review any of the information that was covered, the link below will take you to the Prezi. Our community of professional learning & collaboration is off to a WONDERFUL start this year!
The Curriculum Corner Online

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News & Notes

  • Back by popular demand: our Star Student Assemblies! The dates are as follows: 12/23 (9:30 AM), 3/23 (1:00 PM), 6/10 (1:00 PM)
  • Please make sure the speaker & ringer volume is turned all the way up on your phones. This will help with announcements.

You're the Best...Quotes From the Staff!

  • Thank you Dr. Jackson for such a moving, effective presentation!
  • Welcome back everyone!!
  • Carol and Joan and all of your helpers….awesome work holding it down during dismissal
  • Joan and Carol for all their hard work getting us together!
  • Anthony and his team for all their summer cleaning and putting up with me always asking for something!
  • Mel Sweeney for her wonderful presentation and putting together a tremendous literacy curriculum!
  • Thank you Mel S. for helping get us organized!
  • Mel, Thank you so much for your hard work and effort on the reading and writing curriculum!! Looking forward to a great year!
  • 2nd Grade Team - for your willingness to try new things and supporting the ELA Units.
  • Andrea and Patti - Thanks for jumping in right away and putting together the 1st and 3rd LBD sequence.
  • Werner - Happy 5 Year Anniversary! SWERNER!!!!

Schoolwide Events

  • 9/03 - Faculty Meeting
  • 9/04 - Early Dismissal
  • 9/07 - Bulldog Buddy Roleplays (9/07-9/11)
  • 9/10 - Fall Follow-ups CAST
  • 9/11 - Bulldog Buddy Assembly (1:00 PM)
  • 0/14 - Star Math Assessments
  • 9/17 - PTO Meeting (6:30 PM)
  • 9/18 - Fall Data Due (DIBELS; Star Math, F&P)
  • 9/25 - In-service Day (SGO's)

Happy Birthday!

  • Maureen Servis - 9/16
  • Debbie Fanfarillo - 9/18

The Curriculum Corner PLN

Weekly updates, reminders & bite-sized best practices for the faculty & staff of the Bullock School!