Mercy Peek & Ponder

Faculty/Staff Edition Sunday, May 9, 2016

Formal Plans

Next week (May 16) will be the last week for formal plans.

Remaining Club Days

Fri May 13

Teacher Evaluations

Archdiocesan evaluations will be available shortly. I will be meeting with each of you for an end-of-year review.

Summer Reading & Math Workshops at OLM

From Monday, July 11 to July 15, OLM will be hosting Math & Reading programs for rising K's to rising 8th graders. The cost of the program is $150 per student. Please begin to identify students who you feel should attend. Information/registration will be sent home with the Mid-Week communication on Wednesday, April 27th. Information will be sent home to all students in grades 1-7, but homeroom teachers should communicate with parents immediately after to encourage participation. Kathy Collier will also offer her course for her students. The courses will be taught by OLM teachers and will be held in air-conditioned classrooms.

May Procession Practice

There will only be ONE school-wide May Procession practice on Monday, May 9th at 1:30PM. More specific information will be forthcoming.

There will not be assembly on Tuesday morning. Students will report directly to their classrooms.

MCIU End-of-Year Testing

Kasey will be conducting testing in the computer room on the following dates:

05/12 & 5/13 and 05/19 & 05/20. The lab will be closed for anything other than testing. Please adjust your schedules accordingly. Thanks!

Performance Assessments

Archdiocesan Performance Assessments will be conducted May 16th to May 25th. Please schedule them with your students anytime in this window. Take into account that they may need more than one day to complete. I will have them to your mailboxes by week's end.


If you have a LinkedIn profile, please send your link to Kathy T so that it may be included on the faculty page of our website. If you do not, please create a profile. This is a valuable way to communicate to both prospective families and current families. Check out the profiles aready on our website. If you have any problems, see Julie. Deadline is Friday, May 6. All profiles should have been sent to Kathy T by now. Thank you for your cooperation.

Some Schedule Changes ...

Faculty Meeting: Monday, June 13th is for all teachers