Dear Charlemagne Families,

Another exciting week at Charlemagne!

Attached you will find La Smaine à Charlemagne Jan. 14 – 18 and the at a glance calendar of events.

Sara Cramer, Director of Elementary Education, Visits Charlemagne – Monday 11:00 – 1:30
Sara Cramer is visiting all elementary schools and will be visiting Charlemagne on Monday 11:00 – 1:30. We plan to do brief walk through classroom visits 11:00 – 11:30 and observe Tier II and Tier III reading intervention groups 12:30 – 1:30.

PTO Meeting Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  School Safety
All parents are cordially invited to the PTO meeting this Tuesday. As part of my “Principals Report” I will discuss recent school safety measures and we will all participate in a “Lock Down” drill. Lock Down drills are designed to keep students safe in the event of a stranger on campus or an unsafe situation in the immediate area.

CCSS/Math Work Session Wed. 3:00 – 4:00 – Library
Like all schools in the State of Oregon we are in the process of changing how we teach math to coorespond with the nelwy adopted Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Instead of our regularly scheduled staff meeting teachers will roll up their our sleeves and work together to complete a math lesson plan using the CCSS/Math Lesson Planning Template. Elise, Christelle and Venus will leave early to attend the K-2 Math PLC training at the Ed. Center.

Math Madness Kick Off Assembly Friday, 1:00 – 1:20
If you haven’t already, please put your 2013 Math Madness packets in Tom’s box ASAP. We need to get them printed and distributed before our Math Madness Kick Off Assembly this Friday. We are anticipating unprecedented financial challenges next year. Please get your class excited about making this years Math Madness the most successful ever!

Empathy Potluck, Story and Skits Thursday, Jan. 24th
A quick reminder that Charlemagne families are invited to a Potato pot luck dinner, an empathy story and empathy skits on the evening of Jan 24th. Exact time and more info coming.

La Semaine à Charlemagne Jan 14-18


Tom