Sunday, June 16, 2013

Last Week Reminders

It's the last week of school. The to do list is intense as we say good-bye to this year's students and hello to next year's class.  We're also saying good bye to some of our staff and welcoming new staff.  It is a celebratory time too with weddings, graduations, vacations, and Father's Day.  Then for those online, there's a group of educators starting their summer study with online book groups and summer courses. Hence, a busy, transition time.

As I begin the new week, I want to focus on the following:
  • Staying class focused, children first!
  • Attending to the finishing touches for our class presentation: final presentation edits, movie completion, ordering and paying for the food (if it's not too late), and sending parents a reminder.
  • Field trip confirmation, review and participation.
  • Paperwork: move-up letters/packets, Good-bye report cards/letters/certificates.
There will be many tugs to move in directions other than those listed above this week, but the week's success will depend on the time on task with children and care for their needs.  By writing this down, I'll be sure to follow through. As far as other matters that come my way, unless they're emergencies, I'll put them in the "parking lot" until next week.

Happy final week of school!