Wow how this semester has flown! With one week left of school, we are trying to have one last push for academics before the holiday break. The
Speaking of Watch Dogs……if you want to sign up, please simply call the office and we will send you a volunteer screening. You just set a date and volunteer. It has been great to have that program in place for the kids. They absolutely love it!
I met with the teams last week and we analyzed data from the reading tests. I tell them that my job is to make them better and their job is to make the students better. I’m fortunate to work with a staff that loves constructive feedback and they really are harder on themselves than I am with them! The data looks good and the scores are improving. One of my goals is to push them in the technology area. Teachers are starting to blog, use Twitter, use the e instruction clickers, Moodle, Skype and other tools. I’m showing my age, but I remember when we saved up money for our first computer!
I wanted to share some important dates with you:
Monday, December 13 Deadline for Project Santa
Wednesday, December 15 Early Out 12:00 PM
Friday, December 17 Secret Santa Shopping 7:30 AM – 8:10 AM
December 20 & 21 Make-up days for any snow days prior to 12/17/10
Dec. 20 – Jan. 2 Winter Break – NO SCHOOL (unless snow day)
Monday, January 3 Classes Resume
Monday, January 17 No School – Professional Day
Wednesday, January 19 12:00 Early Out
Let’s cross our fingers and hope that the snowstorm predicted doesn’t hold true!
Have a great holiday season and enjoy your families!