Hello Rodriguez Family and Staff,
We hope you had a great and restful summer. School will be begin again Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014, the day after Labor Day. Classroom assignments will be posted the Friday before on the office door. We will have Kinder assessments the week before so if you enrolled your child for Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten, look for a postcard to invite you and your child in for first day of school readiness. We will continue our focus on strengthening your child's writing, reading and mathematical skills in alignment with the Common Core State Standards.Again, welcome back and we look forward to day one of the 2014-2014 school year and each day after.
Family Wednesdays are once a month in the morning. We have our ASB students lead us in the morning assembly on the lower playground, followed by learning in the classroom. We then invite parents over to the auditorium for Coffee With The Principal. Its is also a gathering of our parents to provide information on PTA, ELAC and other parent involvement opportunities.
-Ms. Jordan, Principal
IMPORTANT EVENTS and DATES:
- September 2nd FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
- September 17th Family Wednesday (8:30-9:30)
- September 17th Coffee with the Principal (auditorium 9:30-10:30)
A friendly reminder:
- Gates open at 8:10 for line up on the lower playground.
- 8:25am teachers will walk out to pick students up .
- 8:30am is the start of breakfast in the classroom.
- Wednesday is our modified day from 8:30am to 12:45pm.
Our school went up 22 points in the API!
We grew 9% in Mathematics.
Our 4th graders had a 24% increase in the STAR Writing test since 2011.
Our progress continues to support your children in becoming critical thinkers, writers and mathematicians.
We will be introducing Family Wednesday once a month to support content area, student success and having families learn in the classrooms with their children and followed up with Coffee with the Principal as well.
We will continue our work with developing critical thinkers, being writers and problem solving through Number Talk.
I hope students get involved with our local library and their events as well as our partner in YMCA.