STEM Week 5 Announcements 8.19

● We have a Growth Mindset ● We Keep all Staff & Every Student in Mind ● We Commit & Follow Through WINGS ● We Include everyone ● Never Give Up, have a ● Growth Mindset to ● Soar off to college


  • Shout-out to Ms. Maria Lopez and Ms. Cerda for preparing their second graders last year to be ready for 3rd grade this year. About half of their students are currently meeting their grade level lexile goals in both in English and Spanish! #soarofftocollege
  • Shout out to Ms. Heather Galyen for being so organized in leading our EduAbroad ceremonies and very diligently using google translate to bridge the communication gaps we encountered throughout the week! #growthmindset
  • Shout out to our upper grade teachers for graciously hosting our Chinese students over the past three weeks! We appreciate you opening your classrooms to our visiting students. #weincludeeveryone

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Pictures: (1) Counseling Department organized kicked off the school year with hopes and dreams! (2) Welcome EduAbroad Students (3) Come join our cross-country team this Wed. for a fun 2.1 mile run!


Additional Information:

  • We love to use social media to showcase great things teachers are doing! Please take a moment and follow us on our social media accounts:=
  • Accelerated Reader: the link for the AR website is:
  • Imagine Learning: please help hold your students accountable for achieving their 20 minutes each day by checking your Imagine Learning reports! You can login and see how your students are spending their time by going to:
  • MacBooks: please note that the new MacBooks are very fragile! The screens are easily cracked, so we highly recommend purchasing a cover or a case to keep your MacBook from being damaged. Please make sure that you are cautious to not close anything inside of the MacBook and to keep liquids away from the computer. According to the staff Acceptable Use Policy, teachers are responsible for any damage caused to the device. We highly recommend purchasing the $50 insurance; please see the attached Staff AUP for more information!
  • Benchmark: students can easily log in to their Benchmark by going through their email or the CVESD district website. We would recommend having students save the website to their home screen. To see how students can access Benchmark, check out our Youtube video:
  • Tech: At this point, everyone should have the Acceptable Use Policies returned and reviewed and your Common Sense Media lessons should be nearing completion! Please remember that when you are rolling out your devices that you:
  • Naming Devices: Have the students rename their iPads to show student name and classroom number. Please have this completed by Friday 8/24

o 1. Go to settings
o 2. Click General
o 3. Click name and type in the new name for the device (ie. Heather Galyen Room 903)

Week at a Glance

After-School Duty: 6th Grade

** Q1 Character Strengths: Social Intelligence & Emotional Self-Control**







AM: K / PM: 5TH

3:00 New Teacher Induction Meeting – Rm 401






Jupiter Ed Workshop

Room 1404 @9:00


AM: TK&MS / PM: 4TH DI Partner Collab: K

DAC/ELAC ParentMtg

Rm: 401 @9:30

1:45 PD: Local Measures + ELPAC Score Report



Jupiter Ed Workshop

Room 1406 @7:30

Leads Out: Bonnie’s Leadership Academy

Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • –  8.28.18 MTSS Training Day 2
  • –  8.28-8.29 Fall Pictures

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