ES: Curriculum Night- Thursday, August 16

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Dear Parents,

Now that we have completed Orientation Day and the first days of school, it is time to formally launch our curriculum.  This year’s Curriculum Night is scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2018. All parents & guardians are requested to please attend; please have your children stay at home for this adult-oriented event.  Parents who have children in more than one grade level need to only attend the presentation titled “Curriculum Developments: Changes for this school year” once during curriculum night.  All parents are encouraged to visit our school library anytime between 6:00 and 8:20 for snacks, beverages, and an opportunity to meet your child’s specialist teachers.

The agenda will include:

    • Communicating Learning to Parents
      • Super Unit Brochures
      • Program of Study
  • New school-wide faculty members:
    • David Carpenter, Counselor  (PEARL Program)
    • Evelyn Lucero, Instructional Coach for Literacy and Social Studies (English Language Learning)
    • David Curran, Instructional Coach for Technology (New Computer Science Standards)
    • Lara Keller, Elementary Librarian (New Library Standards)
  • English Language Learning
    • How have we structured English Language Learning?
    • Who are our English Language Specialists?
    • How can parents use Super Unit brochures to help children learning English?

 

Grade levels Time Presentation Location, Presenter
Early Childhood and Kindergarten 6:00 – 6:20 Curriculum Developments: Changes for this school year Auditorium, Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School; Dr. Daniel J. Keller, Elementary Principal
6:30 – 7:20 Understanding your child’s curriculum this year Homeroom classes,

Homeroom teachers

Grade 1

Grade 2

6:30 – 6:50 Curriculum Developments: Changes for this school year Auditorium, Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School; Dr. Daniel J. Keller, Elementary Principal
7:00 – 7:50 Understanding your child’s curriculum this year Homeroom classes,

Homeroom teachers

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

7:00 – 7:20 Curriculum Developments: Changes for this school year Auditorium, Dr. Catriona Moran, Head of School; Dr. Daniel J. Keller, Elementary Principal
7:30 – 8:20 Understanding your child’s curriculum this year Homeroom classes,

Homeroom teachers

 

I look forward to seeing each of you at Curriculum Night this Thursday.

 

Warm regards,

Daniel J. Keller, PhD

Elementary School Principal