• Superintendent's Newsletter, May 24th, 2017

    To:      Zeke Martinez, Wayne van Zwoll, Janie Jenkins, 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:  5/24/17

    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 May 30, 2017    6:00 pm, Superintendent’s Office.

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

    Congratulations!  We have received notice of being awarded the following Community Foundation Grants:

    Enhanced Literacy Support    $5000 (Elementary)

    Robotics 98813                       $4000 (HS)

    Summer Reading Program      $3000 (District)

    Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions:



    Kathy Myers

    Kathy Corbin


    Leaving the District

    Kyona Cavadini          MS ELA

    Kayla Craig                 4th grade

    Zoe Wellington           3rd grade

    Jennifer Dodge           MS Special Ed.

    Al Sorsby                    Math Int.

    Crystal Ellis                 MS Counselor

    Jerod Ward                 6th grade


    Transferring to a new position

    George Oswald           MS ELA

    Jody Dundas               6th Grade

    Jen Peart                      4th Grade

    Lisa Cutuli                  2nd Grade

    Rexi Hennigs              1st Grade


    Positions Open as of 5/24/17

    4th Grade

    5th Grade

    MS Counselor


    New to the District

    Diana Gerla                 Elementary Couns.

    Tara Martin                 MS Special Ed.

    Mark Ward                  MS/HS PE-Health

    Janet Ward                  3rd Grade



    Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community:

    Douglas County has given the district teacher desks and bookcases.  The custodial/maintenance staff picked them up today to have ready to distribute next year. 

    Baccalaureate is scheduled for tonight at 6:30 in the High School Commons

    Upcoming Events     

    May 24  Baccalaureate 6:30

    May 25 – 3, 4, Band Concert

    May 25-27: State Track in Cheney

    May 26: Seniors’ last day in classes

    May 29: Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)

    May 30: Algebra EOC

    May 30: Junior Planning (3rd & 4th Periods)

    May 30 – Kinder class picnic

    May 30:  2017-18 ASB Elections & Cheerleading Try-outs (7th Period)

    May 30: Senior Fieldtrip to Silverwood & Triple Play

    May 31: Biology EOC

    May 31: FFA Banquet @ 6:30PM

    May 31 & June 1: Senior graduation practice in HS Gym

    June 1 – 2nd class picnic

    June 1: Geometry EOC

    June 1: Department Awards Assembly & Senior Slide Show

    June 1: Senior Night @ 6:00PM in HS Gym

    June 2 – Preschool picnic

    June 2: Commencement Ceremonies

    June 5: National Honor Society Induction @ 6:00PM in HS Commons

    June 5th: 7th Grade Field Trip to Slide Waters

    June 5 – 4th class picnic

    June 6 – Last Day of Preschool

    June 6 – K-2nd Field Day

    June 6 – 3rd class picnic

    June 6: 1, 3, 5, 7 Semester Finals

    June 6th: 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony 6pm-MS Gym

    June 7 – 3rd-4th Field Day

    June 7 – Kinder BBQ

    June 7 – 1st class picnic

    June 7: 2, 4, 6, 7 Semester Finals

    June 7th: 8th Grade Field Trip-Chelan Bowling and Slide Waters

    June 8th: Last Day of school release at 10:00am Staff BBQ at 11:00am