A PARENT NEWSLETTER by JonStupar

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									                                  A PARENT NEWSLETTER
                                                             MAY/JUNE 2009

                                                                                         May/June Dates to Remember
  A Letter from the Principal’s Desk
                                                                               May 1, 2009 – OAT Incentive Assembly
May is upon us and there is springtime information to share. This letter
contains information about OAT Testing, the Attendance Incentive and           May 4-8, 2009 – Teacher Appreciation Week
8th Grade Day.                                                                 May 6, 2009 – Track vs. Hyre and Perkins
                                                                               May 8, 2009 – Visit from Cluster 5th Graders
OAT Testing is over and we tested every student that we were                   May 13, 2009 – Track Championship
responsible to test. That means 100% of Goodyear’s students took the
test. We are looking forward to seeing improved test scores for Goodyear
                                                                               May 15, 2009 – Site Visit from Goodrich and
because the staff worked hard to prepare your children and your                               Riedinger Students
children worked hard on the OAT Tests.                                         May 22, 2009 – Attendance Incentive Date
                                                                               May 25, 2009 – No School for Students and Staff
There is still time for us to make the 93% attendance rating for the           May 28, 2009-June 2, 2009 – Final Exams
2008-2009 school year. It would be wonderful to be able to say that we
improved academically and in attendance. Please don’t forget that on           June 3, 2009 – 8th Grade Day
May 22, 2009, we will do rewards for our attendance incentive. They            June 4, 2009 – Last day of school for students
include rewards for individual attendance, (no more than three days
absent Jan-May), perfect attendance from Jan-May, and school-wide                          CONGRATULATIONS!!!
attendance 93% from Jan-May. Please make sure that your child is in
attendance every day until the end of the school year.                            •   Congratulations to Ms. Reischman for
                                                                                      being the Goodyear Middle School
Eighth Grade Day will soon be upon us. Eighth Grade day will take                     Teacher of the Year, and she is up for
place on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 and will include the following: 1. A                 District Teacher of the Year
graduation ceremony, 2. Time for families to take pictures and for
students to change into their 8th Grade Day T-Shirts, 3. Lunch in the             •   Congratulations to the following students
Cafeteria, 4. Field Activities, and 5. A Dance. Students will be                      for earning the 250 wing slips needed to be
excluded from Eighth Grade Day activities for the following reasons: 1.               Principal for a Day during the 2008-2009
More than 3 unexcused absences during the 4th grading period, 2. More                 School Year: Larry Glover, Latrele
than 3 unexcused tardies during the 4th Grading period; 3. More than 14
cautions slips during the 4th Grading Period; 4. No Out-of-School                     Moore, DeAsia Smith, Corey Ballinger,
Suspension during the 4th Grading Period.                                             Gabrielle Miller, Cherise Benson, Kelly
                                                                                      Cazar, Jabree Shaw, Cirria Yarborough
Please help us to ensure that your student stays eligible for this activity.          and Desean Ballinger.
Sincerely,                                                                        •   The following students won the Kids of
                                                                                      Quality Award between the months of
                                                                                      September and April:
                                                                                      9/08 – Zack Forrester, Courtney Jones, Colt Lockhart
Rochelle Brown-Hall                                                                   10/08 – Oscar Cazar, Rheagan White, Julia Vang
Principal
                                                                                      11/08 – Shannon Meridith, Aliyah Gibson, Makayla
Goodyear Middle School                                                                         Enriquez, Kyle Light
                                                                                      12/08 –Alicia Eschun, Tyler Shuttleworth, Kelly Cazar
                                                                                      1/09 – Kimberly Simms, Tyler Williams, Josh Farrance
                                                                                      2/09 –Catherine Farrance, Cody Weeks, Morgan Bass
                     Announcements!!!                                                 3/09 – Katherine Childs, Caleb Gary, Christina Keeley
THE RESEARCH REPORT BREAKFAST WILL BE                                                 4/09 – Autumn Alheit, Brittany Crawford, Stephanie Peaver
HELD AT GOODYEAR MIDDLE SCHOOL ON
                                                                                  •   Congratulations to Morgan Bass and
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2009 AT 7:30. ALL                                                    Anthony Hillrich for being selected to
STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN WRITING A                                                attend Akron Early College High School
RESEARCH REPORT. THEREFORE, ALL
                                                                                  •   Ms. Holcomb and Ms. Hardin have been
PARENTS WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND. LOOK
                                                                                      selected to teach at the New STEM School
FOR AN INVITATION FROM THE LANGUAGE
                                                                                      at the Inventor’s Hall of Fame
ARTS DEPARTMENT WITHIN A FEW WEEKS

								
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