Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dec 12


Staff Holiday Celebration! - Friday, December 16 at The Point from 4:30-6:30.  Free appetizers and drawing for gift cards!  Mark your calendars. :) 

Book Fair -- We sold $14,000 in books and will receive $3,500 in profit. Additionally, we received $500 in books for the Media Center. We appreciate the many volunteers who were generous with their time and donations. And extra big THANK YOU to Megan DeLong, Susan Reid, and Joanna Rose for your hard work on this school event.

PTA Stipends-Fall Semester teacher stipends are due by December 15th.  Attach receipts to the completed form in the PTA Treasurer's mailbox for you $100 reimbursement.

Interims go home on December 13th.

YLearning - Last day before holidays is Thursday, Dec. 15.  It will resume on Monday, January 9.
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Dinner - December 13th 5-7pm Cameron Village location. 


We hope you can come watch our students perform at the Holiday Performance!
Handbells (2nd period, 8th period), Treblemakers(7th period), Tap Team and Dance Ensemble will be performing on Thursday, December 15th at 7:00pm.

Band and Orchestra Holiday Performance - Monday, December 19 @ 7pm in gym

Pieces of Gold - We had a great time auditioning for Wake County’s Pieces of Gold on Tuesday, December 6th. We are excited to announce that we were selected to participate in the Pieces of Gold
Students in Theatre Production have been working hard to perfect the scene, song and dance to “So Long Ago.”

The long awaited new playground structure (similar to the net structure at Pullen Park) will be installed on December 29th and 30th! 

Discovery Education Support - Underwood is one of 27 schools that will be working with a DE coach for 3 days to increase our focus on our two SIP key processes and support our Learner Agency in our classrooms. Daphne will be leading this team. More info to come. 


Student Council Meeting -- Thursday 15th at 2:40 (location to TBD). If students have a device please have them bring it with them. We will be meeting for most of 8th period. We will be using Google Classroom for virtual meetings, but have not had full attendance at our meetings. 

Active Learning Space Grant -- We have five staff members that have expressed interest in being apart of the Grant process. Our application is due February 3rd. 

Shout outs Via Twitter --- Check out these awesome happenings in our classrooms

Critical Thinking 

Pulse Check - Please complete the following survey by Friday the 16th-- click on to complete. This is a survey that I will be using the results at January's principals meeting. Currently we have 14 anonymous responses. 

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