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  • Superintendent's Newsletter, October 16, 2018

     To:      Zeke Martinez, Wayne van Zwoll, Tracy Zahn, Maggie Ochoa

    From:  Scott Sattler

    CC:     Debby Sharp, Tami Jackson, Diane Hull, Randy Hurley, Jesse Macy, Shawna Weiding

                Hanna Coffman, all staff.

    Date:  10/16/18

     

    Re:      Supt. Report

    Strategic Plan Improvement Goals

     

    1. Ensure a school culture where every student is respected, safe, academically challenged and engaged.
    2. Ensure rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
    3. Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions.
    4. Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community.
    5. Ensure district resources support the strategic plan.

     

    District items of interest:

    The next regularly scheduled school board meeting is October 29th, 2018    6:00 p.m., Superintendent’s Office.

    The board of directors will conduct interviews this Wednesday night to select and appoint position area 1 that Janie Jenkins vacated at the end of August. 

     

    Ensure a school culture where every student is respected, safe, academically challenged and engaged:

    The Great Washington ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, 10/18 @ 10:18 a.m. Participating lets everyone that you take earthquake preparedness seriously and that you are teaching our children what they need to know to survive should an earthquake happen.

    Homecoming:  Oct 15th – 19th.  Powder Puff football is Wed. 17th.  Community BBQ is Wed. 17th.  Tickets are on sale.  The Homecoming Dance is Saturday Oct 20th

     

    Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions:

    Congratulations, Terri!  Your recent application for a North Central Education Foundation Teacher Classroom Grant was selected for you to receive $300 for your "Board Games as a Language Learning Strategy” project.  This was made possible because of donations the ESD has received from educators and individuals/organizations in our region.

    Congratulations, Eric!  Your recent application for a North Central Education Foundation Teacher Classroom Grant was selected for you to receive $300 for your “Measuring CO2” project.  This was made possible because of donations the ESD has received from educators and individuals/organizations in our region.

    October 17th is an early release for professional development.  K-2 ESD specialist, 3-8 Google Classroom, 9-12 Departmental Collaboration, HS Sped & Para staff Autism training.

     

    Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community:

    The elementary school is planning a Trunk or Treat activity to be held in the elementary parking lot on Halloween, Oct 31st 5:30-6:30 p.m.

     

    Ensure district resources support the strategic plan

    We have a contractor!  T.W. Clark was selected as our contractor in special board meeting held this past Wednesday night.  It will take a few weeks for them to mobilize but we should see some action toward the end of October. 

     

    Upcoming Events      

    10/15-20                      Homecoming Week

    10/17  12:00                Early Release for Professional Development

    10/17   TBD                 Powder Puff Football

    10/17   TBD                 Community Barbeque Dinner at the High School for pick up

    10/18                           Great Washington Shake out---earthquake drill

    10/19   7:00                 Football Senior Night

    10/20   9:00-noon        Super Saturday—Saturday School for student assistance

    10/20   TBD                 Homecoming Dance  8:00-midnight

    10/22   5:30-7:30         School Financial Aid FAFSA night at the hs

    10/25   7:00 am            TPEP class

    10/31   6:00 pm            Trunk or Treat at the Elementary

    11/1-2                          Student Led Parent Conferences

     

    Athletics

    October 16nd 5:00pm

    Tuesday

    Volleyball at Tonasket

    High School

    Tonasket

    October 16th 4:30pm

    Tuesday

    Soccer vs Brewster

    High School

    Bridgeport

    October 16th 4:00pm

    Tuesday

    Volleyball vs Omak

    Middle School

    Bridgeport

     

     

     

     

     

    October 18th 5:00pm

    Thursday

    Volleyball vs Soap Lake

    High School

    Bridgeport

    October 18th 4:30pm

    Thursday

    Soccer at Tonasket

    High School

    Tonasket

    October 18th 5:30pm

    Thursday

    Football at Brewster

    Middle School

    Brewster

     

     

     

     

     

    October 19th 7:00pm

    Friday

    Football vs Pateros

    High School

    Bridgeport

     

     

     

     

     

    October 20th11:00am

    Saturday

    XC League Championship

    MS/HS

    Liberty Bell

     

     

     

     

     

    October 22nd 3:10pm

    Monday

    1st day Boys MS Basketball

    Middle School

    Bridgeport HS Gym

     

     

     

     

     

    October 23rd 5:00pm

    Tuesday

    Volleyball at Liberty Bell

    High School

    Liberty Bell

    October 23rd 4:30pm

    Tuesday

    Soccer vs Oroville

    High School

    Bridgeport

     

     

     

     

     

    October 24th 230pm

    Wednesday

    XC District Championship

    High School

    Moses Lake

     

     

     

     

     

    October 26th 7:00pm

    Friday

    Football at Entiat

    High School

    Entiat

     

     

     

     

     

    Oct. 26th – Nov. 2nd

    TBD

    Volleyball 2B Bi-Districts

    High School

    TBD

    Oct. 28th – Nov 4th

    TBD

    Soccer 2B Bi-Districts

    High School

    TBD

    Nov. 2nd 7:00 pm

    Friday

    Football Crossover

    High School

    TBD

    Nov. 3rd 10:00am

    Saturday

    XC WIAA State Championship

    High School

    Pasco