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PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., Dec. 18, 2016

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Dear Caring and Hardworking Staff,
Four days to go till a major recharge opportunity!  There's nothing like friends and families to give us that boost we need!   



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Christine Morton for all her effort with the musical concert!All the teachers who practiced with their students in their classrooms.Patty Collins for her work coaching the actors.Important Items to Know:
Literacy PD - From Aimee,  all K-6 teachers district wide need to collect a sample from the December testing window of the writing about reading portion. Please submit your samples to your principals by Jan. 3.  Let me know if you have questions!
Afterschool Programs- Only 1 staff response for this for Dec., so we moved it to Jan.  During the month of Jan.., we will be offering after-school programming from 2:45 - 4:45 Wed. afternoons - Jan. 11, 18, 25.  .   Thoughts about courses are "Kid Chef," "Reading Rainbow," "Math Mania," "Chess Champs,&quo…

PRINCIPAL'S POST TO STAFF - Sun., Dec. 11, 2016

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Dear Caring and Hardworking Staff,
Time is flying, nine days until you get a well-deserved break!  This will be a busy week, so please take care of yourself AND each other! 



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   All of you who supported your students during Concert Practice! Beth Ann for all her work with the Snowflake Bazaar!Heather for helping cover the answer Thurs. while Libbet was at Concert Practice and I was in meetings!  Important Items to Know:
Literacy PD - From Aimee,  all K-6 teachers district wide need to collect a sample from the December testing window of the writing about reading portion. Please submit your samples to your principals by Jan. 3.  Let me know if you have questions!
Afterschool Programs- Only 1 staff response for this for Dec., so we moved it to Jan.  During the month of Jan.., we will be offering after-school programming from 2:45 - 4:45 Wed. afternoons - Jan. 11, 18, 25.  .   Thoughts about courses are "Kid Chef," "Reading Rainbow,"…

RES PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun, Dec. 4, 2016

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Dear Caring and Hardworking Staff,

Fourteen days and counting.  Let's all remember to be flexible and kind as we go through these busy times.  



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Heather and Lisa, for attending the Act 46 committee meeting. Beth Ann for all her work with the Snowflake Bazaar!Christine for all her hard work preparing for the concert!Important Items to Know:
Literacy PD - From Aimee,  all K-6 teachers district wide need to collect a sample from the December testing window of the writing about reading portion. Please submit your samples to your principals by Jan. 3.  Let me know if you have questions!
Afterschool Programs- Only 1 staff response for this for Dec., so we moved it to Jan.  During the month of Jan.., we will be offering after-school programming from 2:45 - 4:45 Wed. afternoons - Jan. 11, 18, 25.  .   Thoughts about courses are "Kid Chef," "Reading Rainbow," "Math Mania," "Chess Champs," "Outdoor Potpourri…

PRINCIPAL'S REPORT TO STAFF - Sun., Nov. 27, 2016

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Dear Caring and Hardworking Staff,
I hope you all had a lovely time with family and friends and took a  break from all your schoolwork!  




KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Heather for organizing and cooking such a scrumptious meal with a smile!   Cheyenne, Emma, and Kathi F. for all their help cleaning the multI-purpose room after the feast.Lisa Kaija for adorning the walls of the MPR with beautiful seasonal student art.Patty's class for decorating the tables.Important Items to Know:
Literacy PD - From Aimee,  all K-6 teachers district wide need to collect a sample from the December testing window of the writing about reading portion. Please submit your samples to your principals by Jan. 3.  Let me know if you have questions!

Afterschool Programs - During the month of Dec., we will be offering after-school programming from 2:45 - 4:45 Wed. afternoons - Dec. 7, 14, 21.   Thoughts about courses are "Kid Chef," "Reading Rainbow," "Math Mania," &quo…

PRINCIPAL'S REPORT TO STAFF Sun, Nov. 20, 2017

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Dear Dedicated and Hardworking Staff,
Two more days till a well-deserved break!  

KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Sherry and Liza for providing childcare at the Community Forum.Libbet, Beth Ann, and Heather for attending the Act 46 Study Committee Meeting Thurs. evening!Heater, Beth Ann, and Libbet for attending the RES Board Meeting Wed.Pam, Beth Ann, Patty, Lisa K., Libbet, and Heather for attending the Community Forum Tues. evening!Heather for cleaning up after the Community Forum on Thursday!  Patty and Jenn for all their work with pie day and sale.Heather for all her extra hard work in the kitchen for the Thanksgiving feast.Important Items to Know:
Literacy PD - From Aimee,  all K-6 teachers district wide need to collect a sample from the December testing window of the writing about reading portion. Please submit your samples to your principals by Jan. 3.  Let me know if you have questions!






Happening this Week: Mon., Nov. 21 - Sherry Hatt offCathy teaches Library Media/Tec…

PRINCIPAL'S REPORT TO STAFF - SUN., NOV. 13, 2016

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Dear Dedicated and Hardworking Staff,
Another week of night meetings, your dedication is commendable!  



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   All of you who worked all day and had parent conferences at night as well!All of you who met with the EQR visitors!Important Items to Know:
SURPRISE- There is a new large copier in the office. The codes have not been implemented yet, so please limit your color copies.
ACT 46 FORUM - Please join us so you'll see the presentation. You are free to participate and ask questions.
Literacy PD - AT RES, this Thurs., Nov. 17 -Teacher expectations - please plan ahead: Collect a class set of Writing about Reading response to planning.  Co-plan with Aimee a Mini-Lesson.  Teach the lesson.  Debrief about what was found Please read the "November Focal Area for Literacy" that was placed in your mailboxes.  Happening this Week: Mon., Nov. 14 - Cathy teaches Library Media/TechEST Team Meets 3 PM6 PM - PTO MeetingTues., Nov. 15 - Reading Elem. Ac…