EV Staff News

December 14, 2018

Students of the Year - CONFIDENTIAL

Students of the year - Karina Chavez and Victoria Macias will be announced at the Sing a Long on Friday and at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The students do not know yet.

Math Beliefs

Hi All


This is a draft of the math beliefs that the Restructuring Team worked on at the November 30 meeting. Please read over. We will have time to refine, agree, disagree and change in January.


In the Spring we will be having a conversation with grade levels at other schools to decide on essential standards for your grade level district-wide. We have not done the level of work around this that other sites have done. This is a constant struggle for me in this area. How much is too much and what is not enough work on standards? What is IMPORTANT is that you as a grade level feel confident that you can speak to essential standards with teachers from other sites. I am open suggestions on how to make this happen?


  • Fluency in addition and subtraction
  • Fluency in counting and writing numbers

  • Problem Solving with real world problems

  • Confidence with problem solving and perseverance

  • Ability to read world problems and know operation to solve the problem

  • Strategies and skills to solve any problem

  • Students to be able to use math concepts learned independently

  • For all kids to be proficient using the CC practice standards

  • Teachers have PD to develop as mathematicians and have the instructional practices necessary

  • Students to be able to apply math problem solving, manipulate numbers and think critically about numbers in real life

  • Students have skills and strategies to problem solve

  • Students think critically about real world applications of math

  • Students conversate collaboratively

  • Students need a strong number sense and place value

  • Build a love of math patterns, processes, problem solving, etc.

  • Students meeting expectations

  • Justice centered

Be on the Look Out!

On Day 9 of the 12 Days be on the look out for this frosty guy! There will be 10ish of him hidden around the office and staff room. On the backside of the image will be a gift that you will receive in the office. Happy Hunting!
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Celebrate Our Success!

Here is something to celebrate!!! This chart represents the number of students we have moved into the grade level band over four years and from August to November.
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Four Years - Proficient and In the Band

More to celebrate!!
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The Work of a Teacher is Hard and You Make Miracles Happen Everyday... Cornelius Minor

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Up Coming Events

December

Fri. 14 Maite at LT meeting in am, Donuts and No email from Maite

Wed. 19 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 14

Thurs. 20 Elementary Principals

Fri. 21 A-Z for Parents 8am, Coffee Day and Sing a long at 9am


January

Mon, Tues, Wed - Hareem at EV

Mon. 7 Staff meeting

Wed. 9 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 15

Fri. 11 Principals TK-12

Mon. 14 District Grade Level Meeting

Wed. 16 Maite, Chris and Gen at UCD & Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -16

Fri. 18 Restructuring Team

Wed. 23 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -17

Fri. 25 Elementary Principals & ELAC 6pm

Mon 28 Staff meeting

Wed. 30 Staff Development (non stu day)


February

Wed. 6 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -18

Thurs. 7 DELAC

Mon. 11 Staff meeting

Wed. 13 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -19

Thurs. 14 Coffee Day & Principals TK-12 & Rebecca from TC

Fri. 15 Staff Development (non stu day)

Tues. 19 District Grade Level Meeting

Wed. 20 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 20

Thurs. 21 Elementary Principals

Fri. 22 Restructuring Team & SSC & ELAC

Mon 25 Staff meeting

Wed. 27 Maite, Chris and Gen at UCD & Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 21

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