Weekly Update: March 13, 2017

Whew… it’s the weekend! I hope that you enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend. Thanks to our 3rd -6th grade teachers for administering the SBAC block assessments. Thanks to all for encouraging Emory families to complete the LCAP Survey.

Book Club/No Staff Meeting:

Book Club meets this Wednesday at 1:45 in room 23.

Emory’s Innovation Fair:

Application deadline extended to Thursday, March 14th

Please encourage your students and families to participate in the Innovation Fair. The idea of the Innovation Fair is to involve students and their families in creativity, innovation, and inspiration. All students in grades TK-6th are invited to participate. Students will work in a team with one or more family member(s) to think of something creative, innovative, or inspiring to present at our Innovation Fair. A flyer and application went out to students and is posted on the Emory webpage. Please place all applications that you receive in Araceli’s box.

Student Survey:

Before we leave for spring break (March 17), please have all students in 3rd through 6th grade complete the survey at the link below.

Student Survey Link All students in grades 3-8 should complete the survey. (15 questions)

LCAP Family Survey:

Please share the statement/links below with your families via dojo, google classroom/classroom newsletters. 

Emory School community, please use the link below to provide feedback to us about your child’s experience. Thanks always for your support.

ENGLISH Survey Link:


SPANISH Survey Link:


Recess Supervision:

As a reminder, there is nothing more important than the safety of our students. Please be diligent about adhering to the recess and after school duty schedule. Additionally, walk your students to the playground and make sure the duty person is on the playground before leaving students.

Independent Reading Club Starts Monday, March 10th:

Emory’s Independent School Reading Club will meet Monday-Friday (not on minimum days) 2:35-3:00 in room 6. Thank your for your recommendations and assistance with the permission slips.

Shared Leadership Meeting:

All are welcome to join us at the next Shared Leadership Meeting, April 4th at 2:40 in room 23. If you have anything else you would like to discuss, please let me know.



Special Education Transition


Budget Input Form:

If you would like to provide input into decisions regarding the remaining money in our budget this year or plan for next year, please complete the form below.

Complete budget input form by March 17, 2017

Teacher’s College comes to South Bay:
Last year Teacher’s College came to South Bay and lead a five day Reading Institute. They are scheduled to return this summer June 12-16th to host a Writing Institute. Spots will be very limited. Please mark your calendars. I will share details as I receive them.
Projector Refresh:
Emory is scheduled for a Projector Refresh. 19 classrooms with PRM25 & PRM35 classrooms projectors to get new Epson 530’s. Starting Spring Break and done by 2nd week of April, 2017

Upcoming Events:

New and Prospective Student Open House April 4th 9:00 a.m.

Health and Safety Week– April 3-7- culminates in event morning Friday, April 7 approx. 8:00-11:00


Innovation Fair Wednesday, April 12th will be Emory’s first ever Family Innovation Fair. Details coming soon.

CAASPP/State Testing.Students in grades 3-6 will participate in state testing April 24th through May 5th.

Quote of the Week:

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