May 14, 2014 Principal's Report

Post date: May 14, 2014 1:44:10 PM

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