Week 26: 02/27/17 – 03/03/17

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Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, February 27th
Oh, the Places You’ll Go Day (A different teacher will come read to your class)
Online Registration Opens – letter going home with students today!
Dr. Seuss Committee Meeting @ 2:50pm (Teacher’s Lounge)

Tuesday, February 28th
Green Eggs & Ham Day – Wear Green to School
1/2 Day of School: Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences <—click for schedule
Happy Birthday Alicia Peccatiello :)

Wednesday, March 1st
Wacky Wednesday (Show off your Wacky Hair)
Happy Birthday Tami Ericksen :)
Pennies for Patients Begins….<—flyer will go home with students’ collection boxes
Dr. Seuss Night! 6:00-7:30pm  *Hope to see you all there*
Cake Cutters should report at 5:30pm, all other volunteers report at 5:45pm

Thursday, March 2nd
Cat in the Hat Day (Wear your favorite hat to school)
Happy Birthday Bonnie Bricker :)
PATS State Monitoring Visit
Talent Show Practice (After school from 2:30pm-4:00pm)
Project Unify Game @ 3:45pm (LMS)

Friday, March 3rd
Fox in Socks Day (Wear silly socks to school)
Happy Birthday Natalie Barcas :)
PreK Screenings
Summative Evaluation Meetings for Non-Tenured Teachers (Scheduled by administrators)
(03/04) Happy Birthday Stephanie Orsa :)

(03/05) Happy Birthday Debi Cesario :)

Looking for Dr. Seuss Activities for Read Across America Week? Click the hat below for some Pinterest Ideas:

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Keep in mind we will have many visitors in our building on Wednesday for the big event! Please give your classroom spaces some extra TLC. Please also have your students organize/clean their Kubbies in the hallway. This is our opportunity to shine! Let’s continue to make Dr. Seuss Night a memorable event for our students, families and the community of Schiller Park!

Blog Posts Worth Reading:
10 Messages Every Teacher Should Send to Parents

“Families want teachers to teach their child, but they want even more for teachers to love their child. The whole child.”

Find Your Marigold: The One Essential Rule for New Teachers

Teach Like a Barista…Personalization Matters

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching? 

Wonder what HR 610 is all about? Watch the video below:

Week 25: 02/20/17 – 02/24/17

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I hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weather over this long 3-day weekend! Congratulations to Shannon David who tied the knot this past weekend!

Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, February 20th
NO SCHOOL: President’s Day

Tuesday, February 21st

Wednesday, February 22nd
6th Grade Buddies visit 1st Grade (9am-10am)
Technology Common Plan

Thursday, February 23rd
Digital Learning Day <–check out this presentation that Washington teachers Sara Kash & Rachel Cole made explaining DLD
Yearbook Committee Meeting @ 2:30pm
Talent Show Committee Meeting @ 2:45pm (Room 106)

Friday, February 24th
Spirit Assembly @ 9:00am
Happy Birthday Shannon David :)

Week 24: 02/13/17 – 02/17/17

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Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, February 13th
Jump Rope For Heart Week begins in PE
Dr. Seuss Committee Meeting @ 2:50pm

Tuesday, February 14th
Happy Birthday Kaitlin Hillner :)
Happy Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 15th
2nd/3rd Grade TAPS Meetings
PreK/K Collaboration during CPT
Board Meeting @ 7:00pm
Happy Birthday Agnes Niewinski :)

Thursday, February 16
Talent Show Auditions (in Presentation Space during the school day)
SLT Meeting @ 3:00pm

Friday, February 17th
End of Trimester 2
Reading Room Plan Day
*Spring Conference Schedules Finalized in Google Doc by Today!
Happy Birthday Jackie Hood & Mike Deany :)

(02/20) NO SCHOOL: Presidents’ Day

Challenge your students to this Kindness game!

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Week 23: 02/06/16 – 02/10/16

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Here’s our week at a glance:

Monday, February 6th
Happy Birthday Dina Natalie & Heather Longo :)

Tuesday, February 7th
1st-3rd Grades to LMS for Musical @ 8:45am
Faculty Meeting @ 2:50pm (Presentation Space)
Happy Birthday Alanna Mixter :)

Wednesday, February 8th
Foresters Financial in Lounge (403b Plans)
TAPS – PreK, K and 1st

Thursday, February 9th

Friday, February 10th
February Buddy Event
5 by Friday!

Hope to see you at the Open House on Saturday! 12-2pm! 
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