Underwood Foundation Spring Gala - tickets are now available -- Gala tickets for Friday, March 24, 7:00pm at CAM.
Magnet Seats - 36 students have been selected to join our school through the magnet application process for the 2017-18 school year. We will be having a Meet and Greet on Tuesday the 21st at 10:00 in the media center. If you have time, feel free to stop in and say hi to our new families.
Discovery Education Cohort - Underwood is one of 27 schools partnering with Discovery Education to help drive system-wide Learning and Teaching transformations. We have created a small cohort comprised of Underwood staff as well as a professional learning consultant from Discovery Education. Our focus will revolve around learning, reflecting, and dialogue with each other about the 4 C's, Learner Agency, Social Emotional Learning, and Digital Learning. The cohort will meet 3 times this year (Feb. 20, Mar 21, & April 7. As part of our learning, Learning Walks will be conducted each time where a small group of 2-3 staff members will spend 10-15 minutes in some of your classrooms. These Learning Walks will occur between 10:45-11:45. Our learning consultant is Libby Galster and below is a quick video introducing herself to Underwood.
Conscious Discipline: Ms. Gary and Mrs. Romero using Feeling Buddies curriculum with the class. They were discussing how the Feeling Buddies can be used in their Safe Place.
SSA - Single Subject Acceleration information has been updated for next school year. Information can be found on our website - http://www.wcpss.net/site/default.aspx?DomainID=5231. With parent sessions information found here. Please send all nomination to Jen Page and Heather Callahan by 4/26. (Teachers please add to you weekly newsletter).
Input Sessions on Curriculum: February 20 - March 2
We Need YOU! We are hosting a series of curriculum review sessions Feb. 20-March 2. We seek input from teachers, staff, parents and community around new resources for curriculum offerings that we will begin implementing this fall. Please take a look at the MEMO from Assistant Superintendent for Academics Brian Kingsley.
February is Love the Bus Month