Sunday, November 1, 2015

ENews 11.01.2015



Weekly Schedule

Monday
  • PLC Meetings
  • 12:45pm - Nana Puddin (PreK/HeadStart, Kinder & 1st Grade)
  • 1:45pm - Nana Puddin (2nd, 3rd & 4th Grades)
Tuesday
  • 9:30am - Principal Mtg @ Administration Building
  • 2:00pm - ARD
Wednesday
  • 3:30pm - STAT Meeting
Thursday
  • Valerie James visiting classrooms
Friday
  • Early Release @ 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm - Curriculum Meetings (details coming from iAct Team)

    Important Reminders

    Student Attendance taken @ 9:30am -  Contact parents about student who are absent. Explain they were missed in school and hope they will return soon. Please let the office know how we can support you all and keeping our attendance rate high.

    Teacher Lesson Plans - Upload your lessons into Google Drive & make sure your file names include the date for lesson plans.

    Staff Meeting - Monday, November 9th

    Other Important Documents:
    AR Goal - By the end of this week, students should be at 75% of their point goal.

    New District Website Rollout - Monday, November 23 - Our district will be rolling out a new website for our parents, student, and community. Be sure to promote the new website your parents via newsletters, emails, weekly communications, social media, and remind accounts.

    Testing Updates - Lead4ward created a quick document about the resent changes to the testing system for this coming Spring. Below, I've included a link to this document and highlighted sections I believe is helpful for our students/campus:


    NEW Information

    Ed Foundation Survey - We're conducting a survey and your input would be appreciated. Click the button below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation!


    Ed Foundation Grant Winners
    Congratulations to Jennifer Chaney, Ashley Gilliland & Brittany Lancaster for receiving funding on their grant "Broadcasting the Big Future". This grant will help our student learn about news broadcasting and preparing reports for morning announcements.

    iStation Testing
    Once again it's time for iStation testing for Reading/Math. Here's a reminder from Mrs. McElroy:
    "Please stress to your students to do their best and try to meet their goals! You can show them what their goal is for November if you login to istation, go to toolbox and instructional tier goals. Thank you for all you do!"

    Discovery Education
    I've emailed the usage report for Discovery Ed to the team leaders. I have my own login and can monitor it's usage during the school year. Please use your own logins for Discovery Ed so our usage data is accurate. I've deactivated old accounts so please contact either Julie Jones or myself if you've been using a previous teacher's login.

    Week's Highlights (#kidsdeserveit | #YouMatter | #TeamKid)
    Here's a few pictures from the last few weeks with students and activities. Be sure to share your pictures with Scott Elementary (@scottelementary) so we can see what your kids are learning in your classrooms.