May the Buzz be with You!

Week of April 30, 2018

How will you change the galaxy by sharing & supporting your opinion?

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Lesson Plans DUE & Bus Drills

Monday, April 30th, 8am

Bullock School

Four buses will be lined up in the bus lane. Each grade level should report to the front of the building during their assigned times. If students are at specials, they will be taken by their specials area teacher.

  • 9:00-9:20 - Gr1
  • 9:20-9:40 - Gr2
  • 9:40-10:00 - Gr3

PARCC Testing Begins

Tuesday, May 1st, 8:45am

Bullock School

PARCC testing will be taking place from 5/1 through 5/11.
  • Classes will be testing in both computer labs, the media center & the small conference room. These rooms will be off limits to staff/students during testing times.
  • Please remember to review prep times as they may be altered due to testing.
  • Gr1 & Gr2 will be completing F&P Benchmarks during PARCC weeks.

K-6 Schoolwide PBS Meeting

Tuesday, May 1st, 3pm to Wednesday, May 2nd, 5pm

Bullock Small Conference Room

Gr3 Honors Choir Concert

Thursday, May 3rd, 7pm

Bullock Gymnasium

Star Wars Day!

Friday, May 4th, 8:30am-2:30pm

A galaxy far, far away...

Come to school dressed in your STAR WARS best!

Bullock Garden Birthday Event

Friday, May 4th, 6pm

Bullock Garden

Come on out to celebrate the Bullock Garden's 3rd Birthday, and enjoy light fare & some fun garden-based activities!
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News & Notes

Team Meetings: Just a friendly reminder...there will be no team meetings in May & June. Instead, we will be having full faculty meetings. Dates & topics are listed below:

  • 05/31: Budget Presentation w/Dr. Silverstein
  • 06/07: Fall Planning

To the 1st Grade Team: My coaching block is during your lunch block this week. Anyone want to review Strategies for Writers, co-teach a lesson or just "chat & chew" about this week's edition of the Curriculum Corner? If so, lets get it on the calendar!

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

  • Third Grade Teachers….Thanks for being an awesome team!
  • Thanks so much Deserea for being a great co-teacher to work with and filling in so easily during this season!! It has meant so much!!
  • Also, a big thank you to the third grade team for all your care and concern! You guys are the best!
  • Thank you Carol and Joan for all you do!
  • Mr. Bittner – thanks for letting my buddy and I crash your gym class yesterday!

Schoolwide Events

Community events/reminders are in bold.

  • 05/01: PARCC Testing Begins (5/1-5/11) & K-6 PBS Meeting
  • 05/04: Bullock Garden B-day Celebration
  • 05/11: CAST Meetings
  • 05/30: CAST Meetings
  • 05/31: Faculty Meeting & ELA & Math Family Night
  • 06/01: Bowe Band Visit & Star Student Luncheon

Happy Birthday!

  • Deneen Molloy - 5/3
  • Rona Johnson - 5/2
  • Missy Tees - 5/5
  • Aileen Castro - 5/6
  • Andrea Dalfonso - 5/7
  • Brian Johnson - 5/16
  • Beth Grygo - 5/20