Friday, April 13, 2012

From atop the Soapbox...

Now is when we must do our best work.  The cliche of "it's not how you start, but how you finish" and the "school year is like a marathon" are so true!  We must finish strong and carry out our momentum until Spring Break and then back at it again until the end of the school year.  Keep in mind that the more you stray from your classroom routine/schedule, the more crazy your students will get.  If you stay focused, they will follow your lead.

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Check for Understanding

Wonderful Things Witnessed (or heard)
Reading Month was a huge hit!
Loved seeing so many staff members pitching in to make events a success.
Students seemed to love the mini assemblies
Parents sounded much more aware of our guest readers.
Jon Russell and Natalie Stetler loved winning the bikes!
Teachers were extremely flexible the last week, thank you thank you!
Miss Hinkley did an awesome job!  Very grateful for her hard work and loyalty.

April Birthdays:
April 26th - Patti Dault
April 27th - Joleen Hurt
April 29th - Pris Valentine

Calendar Events for April 9-13
Monday, April 9th:  Welcome Back
Wednesday, April 11th:  K-2 assembly in cafeteria @ 8:45
Wednesday, April 11th:  PLC time 2:35-3:35
Thursday, April 12th:  Spring Pictures
Thursday, April 12th:  TSDL meeting at JCISD 12:30-3:30 office staff
Friday, April 13th:  Staff Meeting in Mrs. King's classroom

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