Sunday, December 11, 2016

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

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," "Math Mania," "Chess Champs," "Outdoor Potpourri."  If you have another option you'd love to offer, please talk to me about it.  There will be snack provided, a strong academic them, but in a project/inquiry based setting.  Please let Cathy if you'd like to earn some "extra" money and participate in this program. 

Concert Practice - Thurs., Dec. 15 at the Town Hall 
8:30-8:50 Ms. Faulkner
8:50-9:10 Ms. Boyer-Sheldon
9:10-9:30 Ms. Drinker
9:30-9:50 Ms. Mayo
10:00-11:00 Ms. Collins
11:00-11:30 Band
11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:45 PM -? All School Rehearsal (starting with Band)

Happening this Week: 
  • Sun., Dec. 11 - Act 46 Study Committee 6 - 8 PM
  • Mon., Dec. 12 - 
    • Cathy as Library/Media Tech in classrooms
    • EST Meeting 2:55 - 4 PM
  • Tues., Dec. 13 - 
    • VINS Visit Pre- K & 1
    • EST Meeting 2:55 - 4 PM
    • Aimee here to visit Gr. 3-6 teachers
    • Cathy "off"
  • Wed., Dec. 14 - 
    • 7 AM EST Meeting - Check your schedule.
    • Alice Worth here at 9 AM
  • Thurs., Dec. 15 - Winter Concert 6 PM (Students arrive at 5:45 PM) 
  • Sat., Dec. 17 - 6:30 PM - Caroling at Town Hall
 Mark Your Calendar/Upcoming Events: 
  • Tues., Dec. 20 - 
    • Act 46 Study Committee 6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • Wed., Dec. 21 - 
    • Walter here from Antioch for Sustainability Interviews
    • 6 PM - RES Board Meeting
  • Thurs., Dec. 22 - Cathy "off"  
  • Sun., Dec. 25 - NO Blog until Sun., Jan. 1
  • Fri., Dec. 23 - Mon., Jan. 2 - Winter Break - ENJOY!
  • Mon., Jan. 12 - Staff Inservice - Literature PD - see Google Doc.    
Thoughts to Ponder


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