GATOR TALES

Grace Abbott Elementary

November 8, 2019


Principal: Dr. Erik Chaussee, epchaussee@mpsomaha.org

Secretary: Cindy Wrenn, clwrenn@mpsomaha.org

NEWS FROM DR. CHAUSSEE

MAP and Its Prediction of the State Test NSCAS


All students in Millard K-8 take the MAP test three times a year. Based on the fall scores, the organization, NWEA, that manages MAP, uses the data for students in grades 2-10 to predict how students will do on state tests, specifically in Nebraska the NSCAS. The tables below show math (top) and reading (bottom)in order. NWEA states there is a strong indication the students in the On Track and CCR Benchmarks will past the state test. If accurate, 23.7% of our students will not pass the math test and 24.7% of our students will not past the reading (ELA) portion of the NSCAS. Of course, we hope this is wrong and we have a much greater percentage pass. We now have the results which are above the prediction. In math, 85% of our students mastered (passed) the test vs. vs. the 76% prediction, and in reading 81% mastered the test vs. the 75% prediction.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

ABBOTT STUDENTS SERVE

Thanks to the following students and teachers who sold Honey benefiting the Ollie Webb Center Inc. on November 3rd. Students were able to sell 84 bottles which raised $487!


Taylor Jacobson

Evie Borland

Sidney Classen

Addison King-Shreffler

Lizzy Sigbornson

Camerson Chaussee

Donovan Bochnicek

Jack Corrao

Mrs. Hale

Dr. Chaussee

FLEECE BLANKET PROJECT

Please note that we are changing up this project a little bit. We are going to make baby blankets!! They will be so cute!!
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MAVS DAY TROPHY

We would like to congratulate our 5th grade HAL students for earning 1st place at our MAVS Day Competition. This is a morning of math and visual spatial challenges in which we compete against three other Millard schools. It was impressive to see how well our 5th graders worked together to solve these challenges. I am SO proud of them.
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Hy-Vee Cash for Students

Save your Hy-Vee receipts from any Omaha / Papillion Hy-Vee store from September 1st through December 31st. Gas receipts, diner, coffee shop and pharmacy are accepted. Hy-Vee will donate $1 for every $200 spent during this time period to our school. Send your receipts to school. If you receive your receipts via email you can now forward them to cash4abbott@gmail.com.

Don’t forget to ask family and friends for their receipts!

HOLIDAY SHOPPING OPPORTUNITY

Please click on the link below to see the flyer on "Drop and Shop"!
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