North Elementary School
Weekly Memo for Parents
September 3, 2018

Welcome to Week 4!

Monday, 9/3

  • Labor Day - No School

Tuesday, 9/4

  • Kindergarten APTT 7:45-9:00 AM - all kindergarten parents are invited to attend this informational session about their child’s progress in class. Meetings will take place in the classrooms.

  • DARE, a substance abuse prevention education program begins this week for our 5th grade students. These classes are taught by Okeechobee County Sheriff's Department and they focus on decision making for safe and healthy living.

  • Parental Involvement Committee meets again at 3:15-5:15 to discuss the Parental Involvement Plan for the 2018-19 school year. All parents are invited to attend to provide input for planning out the parental involvement events and needs.

Thursday, 9/6

  • Last day to order bullying prevention T-shirts for the month of October.

  • School Board Meeting 6:00 PM at the OCSB Board Room. Organizations and community members who helped our school this year during pre-plan will be recognized.

Sunday, 9/9 - Grandparents Day

  • Happy Grandparents Day! We would like to invite grandparents to eat lunch with their grandchild on Monday, September 10


Assessments

  • 9/5-9/7 Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener

  • 8/15-9/5 iReady Diagnostic Assessment (ELA and Math), grades 1-5; These assessments are helpful for identifying students’ current level of knowledge so that we can tailor their education in a way that it is specific to their needs.

  • 9/4-9/28 Performance Matters Interim Assessment in Science, grades 3-5. We use the results of this assessment to drive our science instruction throughout the year.

  • Students in grades 1-5 will be participating in the district-wide progress monitoring in writing.


Other School Business

Forms

  • Be on the lookout for the Chromebook insurance forms that were sent home on Friday with students in grades 1-5. Please return these forms with payment if you would like to purchase insurance for the device that you child is using in class. These forms are due by September 14, 2018.

Let’s make this a great week!

Go Tigers!

Dr. Tuuli Robinson, Interim Principal of North Elementary School

Coordinator of Accountability and Assessment, Okeechobee County Schools