Well, I’m here to tell you that preparing an elementary school for a new school year as a principal has pretty much contained all of those same kinds of emotions for me.
The Week Ahead
*Please remember to wear our new ADE Staff t-shirts!
7:45 am–8:15 am – Coffee and Juice in the Commons
8:30 am – Welcome and Program Begins in Gymnasium
After Convocation, the rest of the day is for you to get ready for the new year!
11:30 – School Safety Team meeting (Media Center, 15 minutes) – – I will email those of you who are listed on the Incident Command Structure.
4:00-5:00 – Meet the Teacher Open House — Support staff, please make yourself available to help our families find classrooms. We may need some volunteers to help families access Home Access. I will be in touch with some of you to see if you can help out.
4:00-6:00 – PTO Ice Cream Social — Located outside behind the gym. Servings are on sale for $1 each. Thanks to ADE PTO for organizing this event!
Tuesday, August 19 — First Day of School!
Wednesday, August 20 —
Thursday, August 21 —
Friday, August 22 —
Articles / Blog Posts Worth Reading
“4 Principles Of Student-Centered Learning” http://www.teachthought.com/learning/4-principles-student-centered-learning/ … via @teachthought
“OS!M” – Teacher at Heart http://teacheratheart.weebly.com/1/post/2014/08/osm.html … via @jacki_prati