Week 22: 01/27/14 – 01/31/14

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Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, January 27th
School Closed due to Extreme Temperatures

Tuesday, January 28th
School Closed due to Extreme Temperatures

Wednesday, January 29th
Reading Room begins again!
6th Grade Buddies visit PreK
105/106 Field Trip to PF Changs

Thursday, January 30th
115/104 Field Trip to PF Changs
Winter Band Concert @ LMS 6:30pm
**Note: 100th Day of School will now be on Monday, February 3rd.

Friday, January 31st
Spirit Assembly (Respect)

(02/01) Happy Birthday Christa Henkel

Week 21: 01/20/14 – 01/24/14

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Today we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr…..let’s honor Dr. King’s memory as we begin our work week. The following Dr. King quote can help us reflect on the work we are doing at Kennedy School.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of education.”

Do we hold high expectations for all of our learners?
Is critical thinking reinforced for all of our learners?
Is character education a focus in our classrooms everyday?
Are we serving others in our school community?

As you begin your week, keep the above quote in mind as you reflect on your practice.
Let’s have a great 4-day week!

Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, January 20th
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, January 21st
Celebrations Committee Meeting @ 2:45pm
Mentor Meeting @ 3:45pm

Wednesday, January 22nd
Happy Birthday Michelle Morgan :)
SLC/SLBC Outing to Brunswick Zone
TAPS Common Plan

Thursday, January 23rd
SLT Meeting @ 3:00pm

Friday, January 24th
Reading Room Plan Day
Kindergarten Field Trip to Disney on Ice
5 by Friday! Keep those postcards going home!

(01/25) Happy Birthday Brooke Gorowski :)

Tech Tip: Organizing your “Shared with Me” area in Google Drive.
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Click on the link above!

Week 20: 01/13/14 – 01/17/14

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Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, January 13th
ACCESS Testing Begins <–click for schedule
(send your students who are testing in the morning to their respective rooms immediately after Interventions. If anyone is absent who is testing, please jot their name(s) down on a post-it and send w/another student testing in that classroom)
Dr. Seuss Committee Meeting @ 2:30pm
Buddy Committee Meeting @ 2:45pm (Room 109)

Tuesday, January 14th
PATS Field Trip to Shedd Aquarium
No Faculty Meeting (we will discuss agenda items at the start of Wednesday’s SIP day)

Wednesday, January 15th
1/2 Day
Board Meeting @ 7:00pm
Happy Birthday Ami F. :)

Thursday, January 16th
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Friday, January 17th
PreK Field Trip to the Museum of Science & Industry
Happy Birthday Cheri G. :)

(01/20) NO SCHOOL

*Click the image below for more fun fonts to add to your computer, if interested ;P
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Week 19: 01/06/14 – 01/10/14

20 Things We Should Say More Often….in 2014…. from Kid President:

Monday, January 6th
Snow Day: School Closed
Happy Birthday Mayra Tellez! :)

Tuesday, January 7th
Snow Day: School Closed

Wednesday, January 8th
Vision & Hearing Re-Screens (Conference Room)
SLC/SLBC Outing to Schiller Park Police Department
Winter Benchmarking begins
Assessment Common Plan

Thursday, January 9th
Vision & Hearing Re-Screens (Conference Room)
SLT Meeting @ 3:00pm

Friday, January 10th
5 by Friday!

Here are some New Years activities I found on Pinterest:

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