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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…

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…

PRINCIPAL'S BLOG TO STAFF - Sun., Nov. 6, 2016

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Dear Dedicated and Hardworking Staff,

It's a busy week - parent conferences, the AOE team visits Tues. and Wed., Election day, picture day on Thursday - whew - you earned MORE than a  Friday off!  Sincere thanks for all you do!



KUDOS to STAFF Who "Stepped Up":   Kathi, Pam, and Jenn who put in all the extra efforts to do sub plans for two days of professional development with a smile on their face.Jenn for all her hard work organizing the field trip!Important Items to Know:

Copier Issues- The copier is working. There is a new copier in the office for limited color copies until the new ones comes in.
Discipline Concerns - For consistency, please put all discipline sheets into Cathy's box, and do not send them home. I am available 24/7 and check in with the office frequently when I am not here. I am working one revising the forms and will provide you the drafts to consider.

Picture Money Envelopes - Please turn in all picture money envelopes to Libbet. Libbet will kee…