Dear Smith Families,
We are headed back to school! I hope everyone has had an enjoyable summer spending time with family, resting and going on plenty of adventures. It's amazing how much a few weeks or months can do to refresh a person! While you have been gone we have been working hard here on site to prepare the campus for the 2019-2020 school year.
Teachers have been back on campus preparing curriculum, classrooms and new initiatives that will support our school this year. Our custodial team has waxed, steamed, blown, wiped, polished and arranged all they can with anticipation of our first day of school. The maintenance department has worked on a few major projects on campus and are completing the final steps as we count down.
I am going to let the "cat out of the bag" and tell you that we are rolling out a brand new school wide behavior plan this year. Using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) This program is part of our three prong Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and will be something that you hopefully see and hear everywhere on campus. Essentially we will be promoting student behavior through positive response. Identifying those doing what is expected and supporting our learning environment. I along with the staff and our 10 teacher team will be rolling out the program this fall. Please make sure to ask your children about it and join us! (Lots more info to follow.)
Some things to keep in mind-
Smith Office Opens- August 5th
Cougar Arena- August 14th 7:30-10:00 am and 5:00-6:30 pm in the MPR
First Day of School! August 19th!
(All students meet on blacktop number lines corresponding with your classroom assignment number)
Back to School Night- August 29th 6:00pm-7:30pm
Bell Schedule for first week of school-
All Students 8:30-1:30 pm
TK and kinder begin staggered start times
TK and kinder staggered start times