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November 2018 newsletter

November 2018 newsletter

BLIZZARD BEAR TIMES

Notes from the Principal

Dear Snow Families,
We have so much to be thankful for during this season of thanksgiving.  As I shared with Snow Teachers and Staff, I recently saw a marquee with the question, “What are you thankful for?”  As I thought about this question many things came to my mind. Just to name a few, family, friends, Snow teachers, staff, students, parents and community.  I am also thankful and grateful for the accomplishments that we have made together as a staff and as a community:

Back to School Night

Principal Read Alouds: Reinforce PBIS Expectations; Latino/Latina Read Aloud

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)

PBIS Games Day

Newark Days Parade

Read A Thon

Friday Announcements

PBIS Blizzard Bear Awards

Mission Statement

Facilities Planning Meeting

Attendance

Halloween Parade

PTA

PTA Fall Festival

PTA Book Fair

PTA Movie Nights

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

PBIS Store

Special Olympics

Water Assembly

Staff Meetings & Staff Development

Character Traits Assembly

Guinness Stacking Competition

Parent Teacher Conferences

Pizza with the Principal

English Language Advisory Council (ELAC)

Coffee with the Principal

School Site Council (SSC)

Coordination of Services Team (COST)

Snow Flag Football Team 2018 Champions

Principals Cabinet

Recycling Assembly and Composting Program

Ohlone Tutoring

West Coast Literacy

Report Cards

None of this would have been possible without you!  Thank you AMAZING teachers, staff, students and parents for your unwavering commitment to our school.  Enjoy your break and Happy Thanksgiving!

Peace and Blessings

Ms. Ousley, Principal

 

SNOW MISSION

At H. A. Snow Elementary School, we prepare our students for a successful life by providing a world-class education that supports all children with a thought-provoking, academically rigorous education, within a safe, compassionate, and tolerant school.

 

At Snow School we have a Bill of Rights for Students:

Students have the right to learn in a safe, compassionate, tolerant school with people who collaborate, have high expectations, and advocate for their well-being both socially and academically because we believe that ALL children deserve a robust, thought-provoking, rigorous education.

Students are encouraged, and have the right, to be active class members in making decisions and problem solving, so they become compassionate leaders who understand societal expectations and serve as stewards of the world.

Important Dates to Remember

November  26 – School in session

November 28 – Read-A-Thon Celebration

November 30 – Golden Blizzard Bear Recess

  PBIS Store

  See’s Fundraiser End’s- All orders and money are due

December 4-Board Spotlight, Snow Elementary NUSD Boardroom

December 6 – District Facilities Planning Meeting @ Kennedy 3:00-5:00

December 7 – PTA Parents Night

December 12 – Delivery Date for See’s Order

December 14 – PBIS Store

 

December 19 – ELAC Meeting @ 8:00 a.m. Staff Lounge

                          SSC Meeting @ 3:00 p.m. Library

December 20 – Golden Blizzard Bear Recess

  1st Grade Field Trip

December 21 – January 4 – Winter Break

January 8 –       School in Session

ATTENDANCE

Attendance matters!  “When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating”.  

**Please drop off and pick up your children on time.**

 

BE SAFE, BE RESPECTFUL, BE RESPONSIBLE

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