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Dear Olympic View Families,
Olympic View is committed to Scholar Voice!
Scholar-led Conferences are being held Thursday March 19th 8:00-6:30 and Friday March 20th 8:00-12:00. These conferences are a critical part of your child’s academics. As always, we are providing an open format where families may come in during a time that works and allows your child to demonstrate their learning by showing and telling through the use of work samples, a portfolio and specific examples. Your child will provide you with work examples that demonstrate their successes and challenges.
During the month of February Olympic View focused on student Power Goals and making sure all student-scholars knew their Power Goal. We also worked on the time your child spent on their Power Goal so that they did not spend too much time on one goal. The results were incredible:
In January the average number of days on Power Goal was 27 days.
By the end of February, the average number of days on Pawer Goals dropped to 14.9!
How can you help? Please ask your child what their Power Goal is every week!
As we begin our push into the spring there are several important reminders I would like to share:
- Daylight Savings Time March 8th: This time can be a challenge for many of us. It is critically important that you provide routines and structure for your child. Please prepare your child for Monday March 13th and the time change.
- Smarter Balanced Testing: In April, OLV will begin spring testing. Our teachers are preparing your Scholar through classroom activities and testing preparation, however there are things you can do at home to help prepare as well:
--Early and scheduled bedtime.
--Schedule vacations and or appointments around the testing schedule.
--Encourage your child by telling them how much you believe in them!
In closing I, again, thank you for entrusting the OLV staff with your most precious treasure…your child; an Olympic View Student Scholar. Every day I am in classrooms and I ask our Scholars “What are you learning?” and “Why is it important?” These two questions are so important; they truly define the importance of school. I continue to challenge our scholars each day. Often times, during morning announcements, I'll ask them how they are going to be respectful and responsible over the weekend and show the world that they are an Olympic View Scholar wherever they are. These announcements, however, serve a specific and singular purpose; to ensure that they have a Voice, a Dream and BRIGHT future.
Honored Principal of the OLV Family