Archive for January, 2014

PD: Communicating, Collaborating, Coaching: How Great Instructional Coaches Work With Teachers

Great VASCD Professional Development Opportunity
Communicating, Collaborating, Coaching: How Great Instructional Coaches Work With Teachers

Participants in this session will learn three basic approaches to coaching that exist along a continuum of practice and will practice matching their coaching strategies to teachers’ professional learning needs. The basic skills of coaching– listening, questioning, and feedback – will be illustrated and practiced. Scenarios will be used to link these approaches and skills to the reality of coaches’ daily work.
February 5, 2014, The Place at Innsbrook, Richmond
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Registration fee $115. (A 10% discount is available for active VaASCD members. Use the promo code VASCDMEMBER at checkout.)

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Revised Instructional Calendar

The administrative team will post a revised instructional timeline on Friday 1/24/14. The new calendar will not alter any school days as planned. Students, please continue to read daily and study for your tests and exams. Happy snow day and stay warm!
Ms. Kay-Wyatt

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Snow Day 2

Tigers, please do not give up on your studies. Continue to prepare for your Science Benchmark test.
Enjoy Snow Day 2.

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Snow Day !

Students please enjoy your snow day.

Your Science benchmark is still scheduled for January 22 if we have school. Please monitor the school website and text alerts for any school changes.

If you have been absent; please study so that you make take any make-up benchmark tests as soon as we return to school.

Happy Snow Day!
Ms. Kay-Wyatt

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Website

Please visit our website:

http://www.cityschools.com/walkergrantmiddleschool/

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University of Mary Washington day

Happy new year and welcome back to a great 2015 school year. We are excited to kick off this week with celebrating our reading winners on Saturday, November 10 at the University of Mary Washington gymnasium. Please join us for an exciting day of celebrating reading and college basketball. Families and staff, I hope to see you there.

Together we can!

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Welcome 2014

Happy New Year!!!
This year looks promising as we preparing for our Writing 8 SOL tests, WIDA tests, and Spring SOL tests.

Teachers and students…..ready, set, go!!!!!!

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