RAM WEEKLY

Week of November 23, 2015

REINHARDT CORE BELIEFS

Our main purpose is to improve student academic achievement.


Effective instruction makes the most difference in student academic performance.


There is NO excuse for poor quality instruction.


With our help, at risk students will achieve at the same rate as non- at risk students.


Staff members must have a commitment to children and a commitment to the pursuit of excellence.

CAMPUS KEY ACTIONS ~ 2015-2016

1. Ensure staff members and parents understand and support the academic priorities.

2. Strengthen curriculum alignment and use of data to increase student achievement.

3. Improve the quality of instruction in every classroom.

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COUNSELOR'S CORNER

DISD Magnet and Public School Choice Program Information Available


I can assist parents who have questions regarding DISD Magnet or School Choice Programs. You may also refer them directly to the DISD websites: www.dallasisd.org/magnet or www.dallasisd.org/choice. The Magnet & Public School Choice Fair is at the Ellis Davis Field House on December 5th from 9:00 am - 12 noon. The first day to apply to a Magnet School is January 11th and the last day for submitting applications is January 29th @ 5:00 p.m.


~ Ellen Gutt

REINHARDT IS A BULLY-FREE ZONE

Reinhardt 4th and 5th grade “HEROs” and Mr. Nkrumah show their support of peace by creating Anti-Bullying posters.
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#LIBRARYNEWS2USE

Science Fair Project Resources


Now is the time for parents, teachers, and students to browse the online catalog for some great resources specially-selected to be helpful in the quest for a prize-winning science experiment using the scientific method.


Here is a partial list of the science fair project books:


· Sure-to-Win by Joe Rhatigan

· Everything you Need for Simple Projects: Grades 3-5 by Robert Friedhoffer

· Prize-Winning Projects for Curious Kids by Joe Rhatigan

· Quick-but-Great by Shar Levine

· Properties of Matter using marbles, water, balloons, & more by Robert Gardner

· Step-by-Step Astronomy by Janice VanCleave

· Life Science, Water, or Space Projects (3 books) by Jordan McGill

· Chemistry using French fries, gumdrops, soap, and other organic stuff by R. Gardner


Search the Reinhardt Media Center at www.dallasisd.org >departments>library & media services>online catalog>select Reinhardt>search science fair projects for a complete list of available resources.


~Patsy Preston

WEEK AT-A-GLANCE


MON 11/23
8:10 a.m. -- R TIME (Mrs. Montgomery and Dr. Vargas will visit classrooms)

3:00 p.m. -- Failure Rate Action Plans Due

4:00 p.m. -- All homeroom teacher's of record complete Breakfast in the Classroom Training. Place certificates in Mrs. Montgomery's box.


TUES 11/24

Thanksgiving Pot Luck

NO AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING

3:00p.m. -- Secret Santa forms due -- Place in Ms. Smith's box

KUDOS TO . . .

Mrs. Mitchell, 5th grade teachers, and Mrs. Landig on a successful PTA performance.
Ms. Green and Ms. Gonzalez on a successful Science Parent Night.
Mrs. Landig for sponsoring All City Choir this school year.
Congrats to our Reinhardt Rams on their participation in All City Choir last week.
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Reinhardt 2015-2016 Food Drive

Final Grade Level Totals...

PK -- 149

K & FLS-- 128

1st--134

2nd--119

3rd--66

4th--160

5th--132



Congratulations 4th grade students and teachers! You won a "No Uniform/Jeans Day" on Tuesday, November 24th.

FALL ACP TESTING SCHEDULE

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!



14

Kojo Nkrumah

24

Karen Ramos

25

Cynthia Sapp-Goins

29

Darla Landig

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