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Ms. Holly's Update 2-11-18

Hello Families,

I hope you are all having a great weekend so far and enjoying the snow. It was great getting to see all of you at conferences and talk about your kids' amazing progress! 

 

Ms. Alyssa's Update 2-9-18

Ms. Alyssa’s Weekly Update 2.8.18

Valentine's Day Celebrations and Card Making opportunity

VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATIONS Feb 13 and 14

 

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! In an effort to host a community event that brings us all together as a community, we will be hosting Valentine’s Day Celebrations in class at the following times, and we hope you will join us:

·       Tues, Feb 13, from 10:30 - 11:10 am  -- for Tues / Thurs AM classes

PBIS Star-Power Update Feb 2018

Creating a Positive Learning Environment at Spark! Positive Behavioral Intervention/ Supports (PBIS) is an approach to teaching and supporting positive behaviors and meeting the needs of ALL students. This school-wide approach to behavior focuses on building a safe and positive environment in which all students can learn. Our expectations for S.T.A.R behavior include:

·      S = Stay SAFE

·      T = Use TEAMWORK

ATTENDANCE REPORT for January 2018

ATTENDANCE REPORT for January 2018: As you know, regular attendance is an important part of a child’s learning.  We thank you for helping your child to maintain their skills, knowledge, and positive attitudes towards school by ensuring they are attending school.

Way To Go Schoolpool Program Registration

2017-2018 Way to Go Schoolpool Registration

Join Spark Discovery Preschool’s Schoolpool program to connect with other families to drive, walk or bike to school together.

Communicating Attendance

Communication between schools, teachers, families, students and the district is an essential part of fostering high levels of student growth and achievement. Supporting better attendance through communication is one important way that schools and families can foster increased student engagement and academic success.

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STEM PROFILE OF THE MONTH: Cooperation - January 2018

Why do some children seem willing to cooperate while others do not?

In fact, children learn to be cooperative and helpful. They do not become that way automatically. They have to learn to work with others by sharing materials and information. Children have to learn how to make someone else’s work or play easier. This learning takes place slowly, but the foundations can be laid early in life.

Here are some things parents and caregivers can do that will set the stage for the development of cooperation:

Volunteer Training – Feb 2018

School Accountability Committee Update for January 2018

School Accountability Committee (SAC) Monthly Update

We’d like to update you regarding this committee’s activities during the last month. Our January 2018 SAC agenda included:

·      A Design and Leadership Team update regarding decision-making and professional learning happening in our school

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