May 14, 2014 Principal's Report

posted May 14, 2014, 6:44 AM by Joel Bates

School Council – May 14th Principal’s Report

Since April Vacation….

·         MCAS testing - Grades 3-8 Mathematics and Science/Technology – on-going

·         The MCAS breakfast tradition continues – Thank you PAC

·         PARCC testing – Grades 7 – on-going

·         PAC sponsored The Whale-Mobile last week

·         The PMC Family Trivia night was a huge success – Thank you for all who supported the event  in some way

·         The BBQ dance last Friday was well-attended and a lot of fun

·         The Children’s Fair was also well attended by the community and they had terrific weather

·         Second Grade is headed to Mechanic’s Hall to see a show

·         The Kindergarten Parent Meeting is upcoming – Numerous staff will be on hand to be part of the informational meet and greet

·         First Grade journeys to the Zoo soon

·         Staff Appreciation Week was wonderful  last week – We feel very appreciated – Thank you to all the parents and community for your support

·         Student-led/involved conferences (3-8) took place last month – Great job students

·         We had a Red Sox drawing for free tickets based upon the parents who participated in the parent survey during the conference sessions

·         Field Days take place in early June

·         We passed the budget at town meeting (all three towns passed) – Final staffing and budgeting are underway as we speak

·         Our district Coordinated Program Review is underway

·         The NAEYC accreditors have come and gone – Preschool and Kindergarten

·         Final Evaluations for our staff are continuing and being released in three waves – Developing, Year 1, and Year 2

·         SWAT AW Testing was scheduled for last and for the next two weeks

·         We have a Golden Eagle Assembly next week

·         Friday, May 23rd is an ER Day and Monday, May 26th there will be no school

·         PLUS classes are winding down during this difficult-to-schedule month of May/June

·         Kindergarten will have their annual Art Show at the end of the month

·         Chorus and Band Concerts take place in early June

Note: Some activities and events may have been missed – We are incredibly busy from PK through 8!


Submitted: Steven Grant  J