Somerset ES Staff Bulletin

Week of May 16th

“Do something today that your future self with thank you for.” ~ Unknown

Events This Week

School Play - Friday (5/14) and Saturday (5/15) at 7 PM


Monday (5/16) - PARCC Testing Begins

9:00-11:00 Grade 3/4 PARCC Testing

3:45-4:45 Staff Meeting


Tuesday (5/17)

9:00-11:00 Grade 3/4 PARCC Testing

12:30-3:15 PARCC Make Up Testing begins

5th Grade Patrol Picnic and SOS Party


Wednesday (5/18)

9:00-11:00 Grade 3/4 PARCC Testing

12:30-3:15 Grade 5 PARCC Testing


Thursday (5/19)

9:00-11:00 Grade 3/4 PARCC Testing

12:30-3:15 Grade 5 PARCC Testing

7 PM Share our Diversity Night


Friday (5/20)

Maureen out

9:00-11:00 Grade 3/4 PARCC Testing

12:30-3:15 Grade 5 PARCC Testing

Upcoming Events

Saturday (5/21) - 7:00 PM Foundation Spring Party


Monday (5/23) - AM PARCC Make Up Testing & 12:30-3:15 Grade 5 PARCC Testing

8:40-9:40 3rd Grade Parent Compact Coffee

Grade 1 to Sharps Farm

3:45-4:45 PLC Meetings


Tuesday (5/24) - AM PARCC Make Up Testing & 12:30-3:15 Grade 5 PARCC Testing

1st Collaborative Planning (AM)/K Collaborative Planning (PM)


Wednesday (5/25) - 3rd Collaborative Planning (AM)/2nd Collaborative Planning (PM)

2:00 PM Spring Choral/Instrumental Music Concert

7:00 PM Spring Choral/Instrumental Music Concert


Thursday (5/26) - 5th Collaborative Planning (AM)/4th Collaborative Planning (PM)

3:30-4:30 Grade 4 Articulation Meeting

Staff Recognition

Kudos to:

- Rich for two absolutely fantastic field days, regardless of the dreary weather! Well done.

- Grade 2 for a thoughtful and productive SIPPI meeting, and Colleen for her hard work preparing for it.

- Brooke for her thoughtful and detailed communication to all staff members regarding PARCC.

- Everyone for their flexibility with last minute changes and updates in the next few weeks, especially with PARCC.

- Billy for facilitating 5th grade MAP makeups.

- Tracy for helping with MAP testing coverage when it coincided with recess.

- Kathryn for covering Grade 2 field day because Kathy McIntosh’s sub canceled a the last minute.

- Somerset staff for supporting wellness week initiatives.

- Kat for planning a mindfulness parent coffee.

Happy Birthday to:

5/20 Danielle Santorello (Speech Pathologist)

Announcements and Important Information

  • Please make sure you have read all the PARCC emails carefully. The next two weeks impact everyone in the building and it is imperative that everyone has read all of the information that Brooke has worked so hard to share with you.