Time in a Bottle

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss

I came across that quote as I was preparing for our garden dedication and time capsule ceremony. It captured the feeling I had for how special this year has been to me and the impact it will have on future Buchanan students and staff. As we began the year of blending two school communities, I had one goal: Create a unified team of teachers, students, and community members. The real work of making that vision come true came from our incredible staff working together. We honored traditions from both schools and created some new ones of our own. We developed routines and practices that worked for our staff and students and the parent community supported us along the way.

Knowing that this was a special year, there was a lot of enthusiasm from the PTA to do something special. That led to the revitalization of our Buchanan Oasis Garden and months of work. Nothing brings a community together quite like working on a project together. I was filled with pride as I saw community members and staff come out on the weekends to create something special for our students. As our garden project progressed, I began to think of ways that we could capture this special moment in time. I shared the idea of a Time Capsule with the PTA and then with our staff. Now, as intriguing as the idea of a Time Capsule is, the last thing teachers probably want to hear during a VERY busy year is that we are doing one more thing in May/June. Luckily, we were able to streamline the project with some point people heading up the project from making classroom videos, to organizing the garden, to writing a song for our students to sing at the ceremony. Many hands make light work and this TEAM made it happen!

The day of the ceremony, I was a bundle of nerves…mostly because of the constant threat of rain. However, the weather held out, our students did great, and our special guests enjoyed the event. We were even able to capture the special moment with a photo of our entire school population in the revitalized garden area! The videos, artifacts, memorabilia, and other items commemorating this special year will all be sealed in a time capsule to be opened in the year 2038. Twenty years may seem far away, but looking back at how fast my last twenty years in education have gone, I know it will be here before I know it.  At that time, I look forward to visiting the school with old Buchanan friends and meeting new Buchanan friends as we find out if we can really capture Time in a Bottle!

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“Cherish all your happy moments, they make a fine cushion for old age.” – Booth Tarkington

“Life is too short not to celebrate nice moments.” – Jurgen Klopp

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese

Books worth Reading

 

SEAN GAILLARD

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  • Monday, June 11: Celebrate Monday Assembly (showing Time Capsule Video) 9:05 AM, Yearbooks delivered to classrooms by PTA, 4th Grade Celebration in the afternoon (Circus Amongus)
  • Tuesday, June 12: 2nd Grade Celebration outside 10:00-11:00, Kindergarten Concert/Celebration outside 1:15 PM, grades due in by 11:59 PM
  • Wednesday, June 13: 1st grade Water Day in AM, 2nd Grade movie in East Commons 1:00 PM, Yearbook Autograph Session in garden area 2:35-3:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: Final Staff Meeting 8:05 AM, All School Assembly 10:00-11:00 AM (Jon will take all students), Students dismissed at 12:10 PM, Staff Luncheon (Joan’s retirement) 12:30 PM
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out 11:30 AM, Student Dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Monday, June 18: Teacher Work Day (Optional Report Day)

My Hometown

I’ve always loved that song by Springsteen and it’s how I feel about my birthplace of Chicago. Even though I grew up in northern Michigan and have lived here all of my adult life, I still feel like I’m coming home every time I visit Chicago. We left Illinois when I started school and went back every year for Christmas and to visit relatives. So it was no surprise that visiting Chicago was like a homecoming.  It was a place where family gathered and reunions happened. I distinctly remember telling my grandparents that I would move back “home” when I was grown up and for a time I did consider returning after college. Now at 45 and with two daughters in high school,  I’m comfortable with the idea of just visiting Chicago and living in Michigan. However, I still have a strong bond with the Windy City that will always remain.

One of the reasons I believe I have such a fierce pride in my hometown is the fact that I’m adopted. Growing up, I didn’t know anything about my birth parents, my heritage, or any of the other things that children often take for granted. But I did know one thing, I was from Chicago! It was the only thing that I could claim as my own from birth. Everyone has a birth place and mine happened to be in one of the most interesting places in the country (especially to a boy growing up in rural Michigan). I remember going on a field trip to Chicago and beaming with pride when I shared out that I was born there and had many relatives there. I have proudly worn my Cubs jersey through many a depressing baseball season, I had a poster of Walter Payton from the Bears on my wall, and looked at Michael Jordan as the player on “my” basketball team. It was that one piece of information about myself that helped give me an identity and it was one that I was proud to share.

As educators, we need to find what our students identify with and what they feel proud of. It might be easy to identify and it might take a whole school year of digging to find out. But if we take the time to get to know our students and what motivates them, then we will be one step closer to helping them be successful in school and in life. Maybe it’s their hometown, maybe it’s their family history, maybe it’s that they dream of becoming the first person in their family to graduate. Whatever a child identifies with, find it and help them celebrate it and reach their dreams!

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“I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.” – Sarah Bernhardt

“It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.” – Dan Quayle

“Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.” – Michael Douglas
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  • Monday, June 4: Student of the Month Assembly (Kindness) 9:05 AM, PTA Board Meeting 2:30 PM
  • Tuesday, June 5: MET/IEP (Benson) 8:15 AM, Library Talk in Gym K-2 1:30 / 3rd&4th 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 6: Elementary Principals Meeting 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 7: Building Based PD (Student Growth) 7:50-8:50 AM, Jon to ABC Negotiations 1:30 PM, Service Safety Squad Celebration in PM, PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day! 

 

  • Monday, June 11: Celebrate Monday Assembly (Time Capsule Video), 4th Grade Celebration in the PM, Yearbooks go out
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Concert/Celebration 1:15 – 2:30 PM
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  • Thursday, June 14: Staff Meeting 8:05 AM, All-School Assembly 10:00-11:00 (Jon will take all kids so teacher can pack), Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out at 11:30 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Monday, June 18: OPTIONAL report day, EOY Staff Party 5:30 PM

The Great Equalizer

Recently I attended the Motor City Comic Con. It’s the one day a year where I am in nerd heaven and get to see many heroes from my childhood. Over the years, I’ve met William Shatner (Captain Kirk), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), and Adam West & Burt Ward (TV’s Batman & Robin). One of the things that so intrigues me about events like this is that everyone is on an equal level. The crowds are incredibly diverse with people of different races, ages, and cultures. People who are able bodied and people with severe disabilities. People dressed in costume and people dressed in suits. It’s a little like Disney World in that people are excited to be there no matter what their age and EVERYONE is treated the same.

Some people are there to celebrate the latest celebrities of pop culture and some, like me, are there for the nostalgia and to feel the magic of meeting childhood heroes. It amazes me how friendly an environment it is with so many people packed into one place and often waiting in long lines. People are happy, people are smiling, people are accepting of one another. Individuals mingling in a crowd to families and friends enjoying the day together. There is something for everyone. Comic Cons are the great equalizer of society. Everyone is treated the same (maybe a little better if you’re in costume;)

My vision of school is similar to what I see at Comic Con. Everyone is treated with respect and in a welcoming way. Age, size, color, disabilities don’t mean a thing. Everyone is on the same level. Everyone comes with an excitement for what could happen each day and from time to time get to dress up for fun events. Even people who are long since graduated come back for a stroll down memory lane to shake hands with a childhood hero…their favorite teacher! Education has also been called the Great Equalizer. It allows everyone to have opportunities they wouldn’t have had without it and is available to everyone for just walking in the door. I may only get to enjoy the excitement of Comic Con once every year, but I get to enjoy the excitement and magic of working as a principal all school year long!

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“Dad of the Year” Winner at this year’s Comic Con! 

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  • Tuesday, May 29: Round Up Planning Meeting 8:30 AM, Fire Drill 3:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 30: Kindergarten Round Up (Parent Meetings in East Commons), Parent Meeting (Williams) 2:35 PM
  • Thursday, May 31: Staff Meeting 8:05 AM, SHS Graduates (former Buchanan students) Clap Out at 11:15 AM, Garden Ceremony Rehearsal 2:00 PM (Students will be called out by grades)
  • Friday, June 1: Garden Dedication/Time Capsule Ceremony 2:00-2:30 PM
  • Sunday, June 3: Buchanan Family Tigers Game

 

  • Monday, June 4: Student of the Month Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, June 5: Library Talk in Gym (K-2) 1:30 PM / (3rd&4th) 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 6: Elementary Principals Meeting 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 7: Building PD (Student Growth Data) 7:50-8:50 AM, Safety Service Squad Celebration in the PM,  PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day! 

 

  • Monday, June 11: Celebrate Monday Assembly (Time Capsule Video) 9:05 AM, 4th Grade Celebration in PM
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Concert & Celebration 1:15 – 2:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: Final Staff Meeting 8:05 AM, All School Assembly 10:00-11:00 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out 11:30 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM

Walks with Columbo

May can be a very stressful time for educators. Staff Evaluations, School Improvement Plans, State and District Testing are all happening at the same time as we are trying to fit in the remainder of the curriculum and other projects (Time Capsules, Renovations, etc). With all the things we need to squeeze in at the end of the school year, there is one thing that is essential to include….self care!

There are many ways we can practice self care. From eating right and exercising to simply remembering to breathe, we need to practice being good to ourselves. The old saying is true, “If we don’t take care of ourselves, we can’t take care of others.” Educators are so good at many things, but we are often lacking when it comes to giving ourselves what we need. Just like all of you, I have my fair share of stress and I have found a way to help alleviate some of my own stress…walks with Columbo.

For those of you old enough to remember, Columbo was the lovable, bumbling detective played by Peter Falk. It was also the perfect name for our lumbering and sometimes drooling Saint Bernard. When I get home from school, I often have schedules and lists of things undone swirling through my head. I learned long ago that those things need to be let go of in order to have a happy home life. One of the ways that I have been able to do that is by my nightly walks with Columbo. Going around the neighborhood with him is very therapeutic. It clears my head, lifts my spirits, and gets my body moving. I can name most of the dogs in the neighborhood that we see on our walks, but I’d be lucky to name three of my neighbors. Our nightly walks are a time for me to take off the principal hat and just be in the moment. I take my cues from Columbo who is jumping for excitement and sniffing each fence and tree as if we have never seen them before. He is just thrilled to be walking and spending time with me. He teaches me the art of finding joy and excitement in small moments.

A mentor once told me, “Don’t sweat the small stuff. And remember,  it’s all small stuff!” My walks with Columbo remind me of that and give me the energy and peace to start fresh each day. How do you deal with stress in your life? If you ask nicely and are willing to brave a walk with a 140 pound hound, then I’d be glad to offer you the joy of Walks with Columbo!

 

Columbo at 14 pounds and 140 pounds! 

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“The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind.” – Bobby Davro

“Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do IF you stay in the present moment.” – Deepak Chopra

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” – Leo Buscaglia

 

This video is guaranteed to make you smile! 

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  • Saturday, May 19: Staff Outing/Karaoke! 9:15 PM – ???
  • Sunday, May 20: St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving at The Claddaugh 4:00 PM

 

  • Monday, May 21: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM, iReady Window 3 Opens (Computer lab is still closed in mornings for last week of M-STEP, but chromebooks can be used for iReady)
  • Tuesday, May 22: Building walk through by Harry Lau (prepping for summer renovations) 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, May 24: Staff Meeting Time dedicated to finalizing class groupings, 3rd Grade to Lansing
  • Friday, May 25: Volunteer Breakfast in LMC 8:15 AM, Staff & Students dismissed at 12:10 PM (M-STEP window closes)

 

  • Monday, May 28: No School for Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, May 29: Fire Drill 3:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 30: Kindergarten Round Up, Parent Meeting (Williams) 2:35 PM
  • Thursday, May 31: Staff Meeting 8:05 AM, Buchanan SHS Graduates Clap Out 11:15 AM
  • Friday, June 1: Garden Dedication/Time Capsule Ceremony 2:00-2:30 PM

 

  • Sunday, June 3: Family Tiger’s Game 1:00 PM
  • Monday, June 4: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, June 5: Summer Library Program Presentation in gym K-2 1:30/ 3&4 2:00, Kona Ice Truck here for staff! 4:20-4:40 PM
  • Thursday, June 7: Building PD 7:50-8:50 AM, PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day! (iReady Window Closes)

 

  • Monday, June 11: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM, 4th Grade Celebration in the PM
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Concert/Celebration 1:15-2:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 13: First Grade Water Fun 1:15-2:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: All School Assembly 10:00-11:00 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out 11:30 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10
  • Monday, June 16: Optional Work Day for Teachers, End of Year Gathering in evening!

Finishing Strong!

Last week, along with millions of others, I watched the Kentucky Derby. Now, I’m not big into horse racing, but I do try to watch the Kentucky Derby every year. It’s fun to hear all the intriguing names of the horses and see the excitement and fanfare at Churchill Downs. This year the track was wet and muddy and it amazes me that they can still run so fast through rough conditions. When they come out of the starting gates it’s a blur of color as they all burst onto the track. Soon, a few make their way to the front as they turn the corner and head down the track. First one taking the lead and then another. It’s in the final stretch of the race that all the excitement happens. The fans are cheering, the announcers are shouting, and one horse finally breaks ahead of the pack, sometimes by a nose and sometimes by length or more, to become the winner. It’s the last burst of speed and endurance just at the right time that can make a champion!

Education can be very similar to the Kentucky Derby. There is a lot of fanfare in the beginning of the year as we kick off with open houses and back to school events. We get to know the names and personalities of all our students. Sometimes we have a clear track ahead of us and some years the track is muddy and slippery, but we race down it all the same. It’s easy to have that excitement at the beginning of the year, but as the year goes on it can be exhausting. The key is to save up enough energy and spirit for that final push at the end! Our students need that encouragement as the year comes to a close and so do our teachers. I think one of the reasons that Teacher Appreciation is in May is to help give teachers that final push and encouragement that says, “You can do this! Finish strong!“.

Our students will take their lead from us if we continue to be enthusiastic until that final bell. When the halls are empty and the students are gone, then we can enjoy some rest, knowing that our race was well run. Champions finish strong at the race track and also in the classroom. Keep up your excellent work and your enthusiasm and know that you are making a difference right up to that final bell!

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JUSTIFY wins the 2018 Kentucky Derby! 

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Starting strong is good. Finishing strong is epic.” – Robin Sharma

Where you start is not as important as where you finish. – Zig Ziglar

That’s one thing you learn in sports. You don’t give up; you fight to the finish. – Louis Zamperini

 It’s funny because it’s true! 

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  • Monday, May 14: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, May 15: MET/IEP Benson 8:015 AM, All Administrator Meeting 3:00-4:30
  • Wednesday, May 16: School Improvement Team 8:15 in Conference Room
  • Thursday, May 17: Staff Meeting 8:05 (Led by Jen Cory), 4th Grade to Riley
  • Friday, May 18: Student Placement Meetings (Rotating Subs), F&P Data due in Illuminate
  • Saturday, May 19: Buchanan Staff Night Out at Karaoke!!9:00 PM – ??
  • Sunday, May 20: St. Baldrick’s Event at The Claddagh  (Jon getting head shaved)
  • Monday, May 21: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM (iReady Window 3 Opens)
  • Thursday, May 24: 3rd Grade to Lansing
  • Friday, May 25: Students & Staff dismissed at 12:10 PM (M-STEP Window Closes)
  • Monday, May 28: No School for Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, May 30: Kindergarten Round Up
  • Thursday, May 31: Buchanan SHS Seniors Clap Out 11:15 AM
  • Friday, June 1: Garden Dedication/Time Capsule Ceremony 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 3: Family Tiger’s Game
  • Thursday, June 7: Building PD 7:50-8:50 AM, Final PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day!
  • Monday, June 11: 4th Grade Celebration in the afternoon
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Celebration/Outdoor Concert 1:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: All School Assembly 10:00-11:00 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out 11:30 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM

Looking Back at the Future

Several years ago, I was able to check off an item from my bucket list. I recorded a CD of songs that I wrote, played, and sang. While it sounds like a one man show, it wasn’t. It was possible because of my good friend who had a recording studio, played all the other instruments, and also did all the mixing. (It’s good to have talented friends:) The name of the CD was Looking Back at the Future and was very therapeutic to me as I was going through some challenging times in my life.  Music was my outlet and helped keep me grounded. Each song had a story and captured a moment in time. The process took about a year and like all worthwhile goals, was a lot of work!

For me, recording my own songs was something I needed to do turn a dream into reality. I’m reminded of this time in my life, because I have several friends who are currently turning their own dreams into reality. Allyson Apsey,  Sean Gaillard and Debbie McFalone each have books coming out soon and they have inspired me and reminded me of dreams I have accomplished and dreams I still want to achieve. One is to follow in their footsteps and someday write an educational book myself. My goal is not to say, “Look what I’ve done“, but rather to accomplish a goal and say, “See, you can do it too!“. That’s what I take away from my friends’ success in publishing,  “I’ve told my story, now go tell yours!“.

As educators, we not only have an obligation to help our students reach their goals, but to live by example and reach ours as well. What better lesson can we teach our students than by modeling the desire and effort to make our dreams come true. Luckily for me, my ultimate goal is to do exactly what I get to do every day. Work with teachers and make a positive difference in the lives of students! One of my mentors, Paul Liabenow  often uses the term, “Living the dream“. I’ve been fortunate to be able to do just that. What dreams do you have and are you working on making them a reality?

 

 

Click to Listen to Looking Back at the Future

 

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  • Monday, May 7: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, May 8: Achievement Team (Gruenewald) 8:15 AM, Fire Drill 1:30 PM, Administrative Data Meeting at Central Office 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 9: School Improvement Committee 8:15 AM (in conference room), Elementary Principals Meeting 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 10: Collaborative Learning Time 7:50-8:50 AM
  • Friday, May 11: Sandi Benson visiting Classrooms for Video Recordings, Jon to Lansing for MEMSPA Board Meeting, PTA Spring Fling 6:00-8:00 PM

 

  • Monday, May 14: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, May 15: MET/IEP (Benson) 8:15 AM, All Administrators Meeting 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 17: Staff Meeting8:05 AM, 4th Grade to Riley Upper Elementary
  • Friday, May 18: Rotating Subs for K-3 Student Placement Meetings, F&P Data due in Illuminate
  • Sunday, May 20: Jon getting head shaved for the St. Baldrick’s fight against childhood cancer @ The Claddagh (Just so people aren’t surprised on Monday;)
  • Monday, May 21: iReady Window 3 Opens for K-4
  • Friday, May 25: Volunteer Breakfast 8:15, Staff & Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Monday, May 28: No School for Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, May 30: Kindergarten Round Up
  • Thursday, May 31: Buchanan Seniors from SHS Clap Out 11:15 AM
  • Friday, June 1: Garden Dedication/Time Capsule Ceremony 2:00 PM

 

  • Sunday, June 3: Family Detroit Tigers Game 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 7: Final PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day
  • Monday, June 11: 4th Grade Celebration in the PM (Cirque Amongus)
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Celebration/Concert 1:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: All School Assembly10:00-11:00 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out11:30 AM, Students dismissed at 12:10 PM

Two Salespeople

Once upon a time, there was a shoe company that was looking at expanding their market. In an effort to collect information on potential sites, the manager sent two salespeople to a distant country to explore. After a week, a message was sent from the first salesperson back to the manager. The message read, “It’s hopeless! There is no chance for expansion. The people here don’t even wear shoes!“. Shortly after that, the manager received a message from the second salesperson. The message read, “It’s wonderful! There is a huge opportunity for expansion. The people here don’t even wear shoes…yet!

This is an old story and it was shared with me by Debbie McFalone. The tale may not be new, but the message is as relevant today as when it was first told. It’s often not the situation we find ourselves in that determines our future, but rather how we choose to respond to our situation. The second salesperson demonstrated not only a positive attitude, but more importantly a Growth Mindset! I know if I were the manager, who I would be sending to future sites.

As educators, we face challenging situations each day. We also have a choice every day as to how we respond to those challenges. When I look at the world of education today it’s filled with budget shortfalls, near-sighted political agendas, unstable family structures, and increasing poverty rates across the nation. But it’s also filled with teachers that care, technology that can give the quietest students a voice, parent volunteers, and student and community partnerships to serve the underprivileged. It’s the best of times and the worst of times in education. I guess it’s all at how you look at it. I think you know how I choose to view things…and that’s what it all comes down to. A choice.  Do you see a hopeless situation or a wonderful opportunity?

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“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

“The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.” – Bo Bennett

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  • Monday, April 30: Student of the Month Assembly 9:05 AM, M-STEP Testing Begins, PTA Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 1: MET/IEP K.P. (Kurtjian) 8:15 AM, IEP for DT (Pisko) 2:35 PM
  • Wednesday, May 2: Jon to District School Improvement 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 3: Staff Meeting 8:05 AM (Led by Jen Medellin), Jon to ABC Negotiations 1:30 PM
  • Monday, May 7: Celebrate Monday Assembly 9:05 AM
  • Tuesday, May 8: Achievement Team A.M. (Gruenwald) 8:15 AM, Fire Drill 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 9: Elementary Principals Meeting 1:00-4:30 PM, PTA Board Meeting 2:30 PM in Conference Room
  • Thursday, May 10: Collaborative Learning Time 7:50-8:50 AM
  • Friday, May 11: Jon to Lansing for MEMSPA Board of Directors, PTA Spring Fling 6:00-8:00 PM
  • Friday, May 18: Grade Level Planning Meetings (Rotating Subs), F&P Data due in Illuminate
  • Monday, May 21: iReady Window 3 Opens 
  • Friday, May 25: Staff & Students dismissed at 12:10 PM
  • Monday, May 28: No School for Memorial Day
  • Thursday, May 31: SHS Seniors Graduation Clap Out 11:20 AM
  • Friday, June 1: Garden Dedication / Time Capsule Ceremony 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 3: Family Tiger’s Game 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 7: Building Based PD 7:50-8:50 AM
  • Friday, June 8: Field Day
  • Monday, June 11: Fourth Grade Celebration in PM
  • Tuesday, June 12: Kindergarten Celebration/Concert 1:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 14: All-School Assembly 10:00-11:00 AM
  • Friday, June 15: 4th Grade Clap Out 11:30 AM