Whitcomb Elementary 2014-15
Welcome Back to School! We are looking forward to a fantastic year at Whitcomb Elementary! I hope you took some very well deserved time this summer to rest and recharge. A new year always brings excitement and the promise of new challenges and successes. I can't wait to see what our outstanding Whitcomb Giraffes are able to achieve this year.
Welcome to our new Giraffes...
Please join me in welcoming these new faculty members:
Jennifer Buckels - Assistant Principal Melanie Brezik - Kindergarten
Tia Nguyen - Kindergarten Rometta Sampson - 1st grade
Erika Bahena - 3rd grade Mallory Lee - 3rd grade
Amie Prince - 3rd grade Amy Robbins - 3rd grade
Allie Battenfield - 5th grade Kaye Garza - Resource
Candice Parks - Resource Courtney Barrett - AA
Emily Dzierski - LSSP
Mark your calendars...
As always, the summer flew by! On Monday, we begin our journey into the 2014-15 school year. The schedule for next week is following:
Monday, August 18th - Campus Professional Development
Campus vision, coaching roles, behavior refresher, foundational tool, rotations
Tuesday, August 19th - District Professional Development
Professional dress (no jeans)
Sessions will open for enrollment at 8:00am on Friday, August 15th
Make sure you sign up early (sessions fill up fast!)
See PD schedule attached to email for course listings
Wednesday, August 20th - Campus Professional Development
Team Collaboration - see your grade level Team Leader
1:30 - 5th grade teachers attend Technology Integration at League City Int.
Thursday, August 21st - Campus Professional Development
Dr. Smith's Welcome Back Video, STEMScope Training, Emergency Crisis
Training, Dismissal Procedures, Office Updates, Housekeeping
Team Planning in the afternoon
Friday, August, 22nd - Work Day
Breakfast provided by PTA
Work in your room
2:00 - Meet the Teacher
As you prepare for next week, please be mindful of the following things:
***Bring you fully charged tablet to our campus PD sessions
***Open Benefits Enrollment ends on Tuesday, August 19th. Make sure that you
have logged into the online system to update your benefits selections before
the August 19th deadline.
***Ensure that you have a Microsoft account and can access One Note. If you have
difficulty, contact our TIS (Rod Dunklee) for support. Jennifer and I can also help you.
Jennifer will be sending you a link to a One Note Notebook through email.
****Most importantly, enjoy the last few moments of your summer vacation!!!