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RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - SUN., JUNE 10, ,2018

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Dear Unbelievable RES Staff,

The last four days can sometimes seem like the longest, but try and "cherish" each sweet moment with your students and each other this week.  We will not all walk together again in the same way!  Remember to BREATHE!!!  Here's an interesting Edutopia article about end of year stress and some helpful suggestions.




KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Pam B. for all her help at the All Day Field Trip!Hilder for all her help with the after school program!Lisa Kaija for helping out Saturday with the Bike fundraiser!  Important Items to Know:
Grades/Report Cards - All specials teachers should have their grades into VCAT by Friday, June 8.  Teachers should have their grades in by Monday, June 11 at  3 PM so I can review them before they are printed.

Field Day Schedule - Here is the schedule Rose plans for this Tuesday!  

Summer Packets - If you are sending home "summer packets" for students - please put a copy in the principal's mail…

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., June 3, 2018

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Dear Caring RES Staff,


KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Pam for helping with the PTO yard sale Saturday.Jen for working with an incoming student to help with transitions!Libby for her help with make-up SBAC testing!Important Items to Know:
Grades/Report Cards - All specials teachers should have their grades into VCAT by Friday, June 8.  Teachers should have their grades in by Monday, June 11 at  3 PM so I can review them before they are printed.

Summer Packets - If you are sending home "summer packets" for students - please put a copy in the principal's mailbox.  

Last Two Half Days - Since the last two days are half days, recess will be 11 - 11:20, and lunch will be 11:20 - 11:50 AM.  

Happening this Week: Mon., June 4 - Libby in a little late, Jean inCathy driving Gr. 2 Student to Woodstock Rec. Center.Kathi F. out of classroom to access - Libbet inCathy giving SBAC Make-up test to 4th Grader -  8:45 - 10:15 AMKindergarten swimming Leave 11:45 AMAfterschool- 2:30 …

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., May 27, 2018

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Dear Dedicated RES Staff,


KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Jen for organizing the Memorial Day celebration, helping check students in and covering Friday morning meeting.Pam and Hilder for helping out with the Afterschool program for our students.Joan for subbing in Kindergarten Fri.Important Items to Know:

Last Day of School - So the last day of school has now permanently changed to Thurs., June 14.   Please note, that June 13 and 14 will both be half days so you will have time to clean, organize, etc.  Our retreat is Friday, June 15.  We will be reviewing next year's schedule and how to best serve our students with the staff we have.  Please come with an open mindset and positive attitude, comfortable clothes.  Please let me know if you are NOT planning on attending the retreat.

Grade Level Configurations 2018-19 - The final deadline for pre-school sign-up is May 31.  Next Sunday, June 3, 2018, a Google Doc will be shared with all staff sharing the data that has been gat…

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., May 20, 2018

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Dear Amazing RES Staff,




KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Joan for going with 1/2 to Jr. Rangers Fri.Libby for helping out with SBAC make-ups.Patty for all her hard work to make Nature's Classroom the best possible experience for the students.Important Items to Know:

Testing - SBAC Testing continues this week for make-ups only.  Here is the schedule.   Please be aware of where you are outside during testing with the windows open it distracts from testing.  

Afterschool Programming - Starts this week.  Please consider offering to tutor a few students so we don't lose our Title 1 After School Funding!

Security Inspection - On Monday, a security expert, Mark Moody will be coming to our school to do an inspection and will be with me from about 9 - 1 PM.  He is doing security inspections on every school in the district. 

PTO Staff Appreciation Week - Tomorrow the PTO will be providing baked goods to the staff as part of their appreciation week.  Yummy!  Tuesday is massage day …

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., May 13, 2018

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Dear Dedicated RES Staff,



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Jill for stepping up and helping out with 1/2 on Friday.Pam for going to the PBIS meeting on Friday!Joan for subbing in Kindergarten Friday!Pam B. and her son for doing childcare Thurs. night at the Superintendent's chat.Important Items to Know:

Testing - SBAC Testing continues this week for Gr. 3-4. Here is the schedule.   Please be aware of where you are outside during testing with the windows open it distracts from testing.  

Afterschool Programming - Starts next week three days a week.  Please consider offering to tutor a few students so we don't lose our Title 1 After School Funding!

Happening this Week: Mon., May 14- Kathi F. off, Patty at Nature's Classroom all week w/Gr. 68 AM EST - 2nd GraderSBAC Testing Gr. 3-4Kindergarten swimming Leave 11:45 AMTues., May 15 - Cathy, off, Jean in, Libby off - will work Friday, 5/11 instead, Tammy Myers in 8-11, PK 4 yr. olds Swimming 8 - 11 AMSBAC Testing Gr. 3-63/…

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., May 6, 2018

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Dear Hardworking RES Staff,

The weather looks beautiful this week, please let Cathy know if you need fans for your room.  Remember we have a fantastic outdoor classroom to learn in.  Please take a radio if you take your students outside.



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Christine for all her hard work preparing our students for the concert.Lisa for the beautiful Motown decorations.Jen, and Liza for helping put up chairs after the concert.Important Items to Know:

Staff Volunteers Needed - Thursday night the Superintendent will be here to chat with parents from 6 - 7 PM.  We need a few staff members willing to serve as playground monitors while the "chat" is occurring.  Please let Cathy know if you can help out.

Testing - SBAC Testing continues this week for Gr. 3-6. Here is the schedule.   Please be aware of where you are outside during testing with the windows open it distracts from testing.  

Happening this Week: Mon., May 7 - 7:45 AM IEP - 4th GraderSBAC Testing Gr. 3…