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.
Re: Supt. Report
Strategic Plan Improvement Goals
- Ensure a school culture where every student is respected, safe, academically challenged and engaged.
- Ensure rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
- Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions.
- Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community.
- 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.
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
October 16nd 5:00pm
Volleyball at Tonasket
October 16th 4:30pm
Soccer vs Brewster
October 16th 4:00pm
Volleyball vs Omak
October 18th 5:00pm
Volleyball vs Soap Lake
October 18th 4:30pm
Soccer at Tonasket
October 18th 5:30pm
Football at Brewster
October 19th 7:00pm
Football vs Pateros
XC League Championship
October 22nd 3:10pm
1st day Boys MS Basketball
Bridgeport HS Gym
October 23rd 5:00pm
Volleyball at Liberty Bell
October 23rd 4:30pm
Soccer vs Oroville
October 24th 230pm
XC District Championship
October 26th 7:00pm
Football at Entiat
Oct. 26th – Nov. 2nd
Volleyball 2B Bi-Districts
Oct. 28th – Nov 4th
Soccer 2B Bi-Districts
Nov. 2nd 7:00 pm
Nov. 3rd 10:00am
XC WIAA State Championship