Leadership Digest -  March 2, 2017

School Wide Picnic

Tomorrow:  March 3rd  11am - 12pm

Climate Survey

If you have not completed the annual Bay District Schools Climate Survey, please take a few moments and give us your honest anonymous feedback.   

Go to..

1. Bay District web page at www.bay.k12.fl.us

(Ir a la página web del Distrito Escolar de Bay www.bay.k12.fl.us)

2. On the home page, click on “2017 School Climate Survey: Parent”

(En la página principal, haga clic en “2017 School Climate Survey: Parent”)

3. Follow survey directions for completion.

(Siga las instrucciones para completar la encuesta.)

Or

Click the link: (Haga clic aquí:)

Testing Updates

Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)

Third, fourth, and fifth grade students will take the FSA in March - May.  This assessment has replaced the FCAT.  All students will take Mathematics on the computer this year, 4th and 5th Grade students will take the Reading portion on the Computer   

ELA FSA Practice Tests

Just a reminder that FSA practice tests (both on the computer and printable) are available through this link:
http://fsassessments.org/students-and-families/practice-tests/

FSA Schedule

3rd Grade Reading - Tuesday March 28th and Wednesday March 29th (Paper Based)

3rd Grade Math - Tuesday April 11th and Wednesday April 12th

4th Grade Math - Tuesday April 18th and Wednesday

April 19th 5th Grade Reading - Thursday April 20th and Friday April 21st

5th Grade Math - Tuesday April 25th and April 26th

4th Grade Reading - Tuesday May 2nd and Wednesday May 3rd

5th Grade Science - Tuesday May 2nd and Wednesday May 3rd (Paper Based)

MAP (Measures of Academic Progress)

You should have received scores of how your student has done on the MAP assessment for the Fall and Winter Administration.  If not, please contact your child's teacher.  A third administration will occur in May.

7 Habits

Here's a fun song that will have your whole family singing about the 7 Habits... Warning: It is one of those tunes that will be stuck with you all day!

First in Math

Please contact us for more information.....

Attendance and Tardies

We are working hard to improve our daily attendance.  Please remind your child to Be Proactive each morning to be up and dressed with little prompting.  Together, we can make a difference!

School starts at 7:30am...

Title I Update

Title I also asks that you take a moment and complete this survey..

Parents Right to Know
Our school is a Title I School. As a parent of a child at a Title I school, you have the right to know about our Title I program and the qualifications of your child’s teacher. Specifically, you have the right to ask for and receive the following information:
  • The teacher’s qualifications for the grades and subjects taught;
  • Whether the teacher is working under emergency or provisional status;
  • The teacher’s college major and any advanced degrees;
  • The subject area of the teacher’s certification or degree; and
  • If paraprofessionals provide services to your child, their qualifications.
  • To be involved in your child’s Title I school; and
  • To provide input in the plans and policies of your child’s Title I school.
If you would like to receive any of this information or have questions, you may contact the Bay District School Executive Director of Human Resources at 767-4223. Please do feel free to contact your child’s school office for more Title I and parent involvement information.
Parents can also contact the Bay District Schools Title I Office at 767-4275.

In addition, parents have the following rights and responsibilities:

  • To be involved in your child’s Title I school; and
  • To provide input in the plans and policies of your child’s Title I school.
If you would like to receive any of this information or have questions, you may contact the Bay District School Executive Director of Human Resources at 767-4223. Please do feel free to contact your child’s school office for more Title I and parent involvement information.
Parents can also contact the Bay District Schools Title I Office at 767-4275.

Coming Soon...

Here are some highlights of events coming soon:

  • March 3 - Spring Pictures / School Wide Picnic
  • Until March 10th - Survey Windows Open -- THANK YOU
  • March 16- FSA Tutoring Ends (3rd - 5th Grades)
  • March 20-24- Spring Break- No School
  • March 28th - May 2nd FSA Testing (SEE ABOVE)
  • March 30th - End of 3rd Nine Weeks
  • April 7th -- Leading the Way Awards (Invite only)
  • Friday April 14th -  NO School
  • Friday April 28th - Field Day

Click the button below to access our school calendar. (Did you know you can subscribe to the calendar and receive notification the events on your phone or computer?) Once you are viewing our calendar, simply click the small Google Calendar icon in the bottom right corner of the calendar.

Parent Brag Board

If you are a proud parent of a Beach Elementary student, please share your praise for our wonderful school. Make sure to add your first name and last initial to your post. (Anonymous entries will not be posted on the web.) Thank you!