Monday, February 6, 2017

February 6th


Newsletters:  Teachers will send out weekly updates about curriculum and weekly objectives that will be taught (or assessed) for that week along with other items pertain to the classroom. 

Winter Carnival - Reminder that Winter Carnival is Saturday February 11th from 11-3. We would love to have 100% staff participation/attendance. So try your best to make it out and support our PTA.

Report cards go home on Tuesday, February 7th.  Home Connect Letters and Elective report cards should also be included along with Case21 results for 2-5 graders. 

Elective Rosters:  3rd quarter electives are in full swing. See Elective letters -

Critical Thinking 

Twitter happenings - What is going on in classrooms - @Underwoodgtm search results. 


TEK Clubs:  TEK after school clubs will run on Wednesday's from March 29-May 10.  More information to come about specific clubs this month. 

CAM Raleigh:  Fifth grade students artwork created with artist in residence Shannon Newby was on display at CAM Raleigh this past weekend.  Underwood Continuing Strings shared their talents with the visitors Friday night.  Our fifth grade students will also be participating in their docent program starting this February.  If this is something you would like to be interested in supporting, please let us know!


Discovery ED Group - We will have a group of 7-8 staff members will be working with Libby Galster (Discovery Education Consult) for four days focusing on supporting our School Improvement Plan focused on our two Key Process - Vocabulary and linguistic representation. The team will also be looking at 4cs in the classroom.

Early Release-February 10th - students will be dismissed at 1:15. 

Yearbook photos needed-Yearbook is especially in need of photos from Elective Events, Specials Events, Field Trips, and in-classroom Photos.  Email photos in full original resolution size to Sharon Cole   (Yearbook software requires the original, full resolution image quality which is typically 750KB - 2MB file size)  

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