December 11, 2013

posted Dec 11, 2013, 1:15 PM by Joel Bates

School Council December 11th Principal’s Report


·         PLUS Update – The first 8 week cohort ended today – January will bring new groupings based on data, teacher input, and observations

·         Report Cards will be issued K-5 (this Friday) and 6-8 (next Wednesday)

·         PAC Bingo was a huge sold out success – Thank you to all the volunteers

·         The Golden Eagles and Sing-A-Long will be next Friday before holiday break – All of our students will gather as one to sing and be merry – Note: Don Ryan is making a triumphant return

·         The fourth grade piloted an Oovoo  grade four CPT district teleconference as a possible model for the future – Thank you to Mary Fitch for the tech. support

·         Mr. Grant has been on all 12 buses learning the routes, talking to the drivers,  and observing the students  on each bus – He enjoys the riding of the buses

·         Interscholastic Basketball Tryouts for Boys and Girls started after Thanksgiving break – The first game is December 17th

·         Casey Gomez is the long term substitute for Melissa Walsh’s maternity leave

·         An astronaut educator worked with the K-4 students last week

·         The kindergarten lottery is this Friday

·         The third and fourth graders finally got the opportunity to go on their rescheduled field trips to Lowell

·         DI teams have formed and started meeting with their coaches

·         Budget season is underway – Teachers are submitting budgets by next week for administrative review

·         The new playground (turf field and playground structure) are getting a workout

·         The staff party for Florence Sawyer School is this Friday

·         Chorus and Band concerts (during the day and night) started last week continuing into this week

·         The safety committee continues to meet

·         The Geography Bee will take place in January

·         The next district Early Release Day is in January

·         There will be a middle school dance and movie night in late January

·         A Four Winds workshop for the parents (Winter session) will take place in January

·         PK Open House will take place in January under the coordination of Cynthia Maxfield