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Tara Fitzgerald

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Southwest Elementary School > Principal’s Newsletter > Posts > SWES Parent Newsletter January 2, 2017
SWES Parent Newsletter January 2, 2017

Happy New Year!  We can't wait for our amazing students to arrive this Wednesday morning as we begin the 2nd half of the semester!  We always have incredible things happening at SWES.  It is a great place to learn!

Upcoming SWES events:

January 4 - 3rd marking period begins

January 4 - Jan. 20th SRI & MAP testing Grades 2 - 5

January 7 - Student Success Expo & STEM Festival is this Saturday, at the Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn Street.  The Expo is open to the public from 10:00a.m.- 3:00p.m.  *****Student door prizes include laptos, Kindles and other electronic devices.  Students must deposit completed passport in the designated drop boxes; prizes will be awarded at the expo. Students must be present to win!

January 13 - Report cards go home

January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. (Holiday) no school

January 18 - 25 DIBELS and mClass assessments Kindergarten and First Grade

January 19-  Math Family Fun Night at Lower Woodville Tompkins 6:00 pm-7:30 pm for SWES families to attend.  This will be a great night for families.  We look forward to seeing many SWES families in attendance at this event.

SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory) End of Year Goals:

Grade 2 360

Grade 3 560

Grade 4 660

Grade 5 760

MAP (Math Assessment) End of Year Goals:

Grade 2 186

Grade 3 198

Grade 4 207

Grade 5 215

Uniform Reminders:  Children need to be in complete uniform everyday, please make sure they are using a belt if the pants, skirt and/or shorts they are using has belt loops, no hoodies, and shirts are expected to be tucked in at all times.

Attendance:  Excellent attendance helps students stay on track for academic success. We want all of our SWES in attendance everyday.  This month we will have a special celebration to recognize all students with perfect attendance during the 1st semester!

Welcome back and I hope 2017 brings wonderful things to each and every SWES Gators Family.


Ms. Fitzgerald


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