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Teacher Times & Week at a Glance Week of 5.9.16


  • Way to go Julia! Your students' service learning project is so inspiring and I love seeing their signs around campus.
  • An enormous thank you to Megan and Jennifer for their work preparing for, and proctoring, the SBAC. Your students were so ready!
  • Mariya - thanks for hanging in there with all this testing. You're the best!
  • Daniel, Dina and Sarah thank you for leading your students through the science CST!
  • Moni, thank you for getting us ready for Electives! I can't wait to see all of the activities!
  • Thank you Maddie for everything you did this week to make it as smooth as possible -from calling 50+ subs to coordinating not just the SBAC but the Science CST!
  • Thank you to ALL teachers for supporting the zigs and zags of a testing week. Whether it was taking in a student or administering a test, everyone pulled together to make this happen. And we're all in one piece!

Actions Requested

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  • Electives are due to Moni today! Get 'em in!

This Week:

  • Electives Sign-Ups: Catalogues go out Monday, and student selections are due to Moni by Thursday.
  • TCN Reading Goal Tally 15-16: Please enter your students' total minutes weekly here.
  • Updated Chromebook Norms - As we use the carts more and more, it is important that we continue to revisit this document to ensure equity and safety. Please review the updated document (changes are highlighted in teal). If you have feedback, please let Jennie, Jennifer, Maddie and Allison know so we can consider updates for next year.

As Needed:

Week of 5.9.16

Monday, May 9th

  • Ryan Out
  • Teacher Appreciation [3:15pm - 4:15pm]
  • Action: Distribute Home School Folders

Tuesday, May 10th

  • Ryan Out
  • Jennie & Alex off-site on Tech Visits
  • Vida Verde [Hatschek]
  • Kinder Family Workshop [8:30am - 10am]
  • SSC [3:15pm - 4:30pm]

Wednesday, May 11th

  • Alex's Birthday!
  • Mariya Out
  • Vida Verde [Hatschek]
  • TCN PD [2:15pm - 3:30pm, 1st grade]
  • 1st Grade Class List Planning [3:30pm - 4:30pm]
  • Action: Elective choices due
  • Action: Return Home School Folders to the FRC

Thursday, May 12th

  • Julie Out
  • Jennifer & Julia off-site on Tech Visits
  • Vida Verde [Hatschek]
  • ILT [3:15pm - 4:30pm]
  • Science Fair [5:30pm - 6:30pm]

Friday, May 13th

  • Julie Out
  • Kinder/3rd Assessment Release
  • Panther Paw Assembly - 1st Grade
  • TCN Parent Rep Meeting [9am - 10am]
  • Reading Partners End of Year Celebration [1:00 - 1:45pm]
  • Action: Sign Weekly Attendance Reports

Week of 5.16.16

Monday, May 16th

  • Kinder/3rd Grade Assessment Release
  • Action: Distribute Home School Folders

Tuesday, May 17th

  • 1st Grade Assessment Release
  • Student Council [3:00pm - 4:00pm]

Wednesday, May 18th

  • Electives [9am - 11am]
  • TCN PD [2:15pm - 3:30pm]
  • ASP's Spring In Lak'ech [4:30pm - 5:45pm]

Thursday, May 19th

  • Mariya Out
  • 2nd Grade Assessment Release
  • Last day of Reading Partners Tutoring
  • ILT [3:15pm - 4:30pm]
  • Action: Return Home School Folders to FRC

Friday, May 20th

  • Alex Out
  • Leanne Out
  • 5th Grade Assessment Release
  • Panther Paw - 5th Grade
  • Action: Sign Weekly Attendance Report


  • OUSD's 1st Annual Asian Pacific American Literature Read-In is May 9 - 13.
  • SFMOMA's Free First Look for Educators, Saturday, May 7th, 10am - 8pm. Click here for more info and tickets.
  • OMCA is recruiting you! "Oakland, I want you to know..." will explore social, economic, and demographic changes in Oakland through the eyes of community members. They're looking for teachers who might be willing to 1) do an hour-long book-making project with their students and 2) send the books back so they can feature the students in the exhibition. Check out the flyer for more info.

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Upcoming Events

  • Science Fair - May 12th, 5:30pm - 6:30. Check out Drive for all resources.
  • Parent Appreciation - May 25th, 2:15pm - 3:30pm


  • TCN Last Weeks Calendar: This is your go-to document for important dates in the last few weeks of school. It will continue to change, so please keep checking the new link each week.
  • 2016-2017 Calendar is here! Check it out!
  • The Marshall Memo - A Weekly Round-up of Important Ideas and Research in K-12 Education. Check out the current issue.
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