Coming This Week: February 2, 2015

 

Coming This Week: February 2, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #5- I will show respect with a positive attitude, kind words and careful use of school property.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 1- Be Proactive… I choose my actions, attitudes and moods

  Habit 5- Think Win-Win…Everyone can win! &

Habit 6- Synergize… Together is better!


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Our 6th Grade posing by their Leader In Me display… showing off their Leader In Me T-Shirts!!


Monday, February 2nd: 
Grades for the 2nd Quarter close today!

  • Leader In Me Monday
  • Benchmarks Begin
  • Philly Ad Teen group will meet at 10:15am

Tuesday, February 3rd:

  • Benchmarks

Wednesday, February 4th:

  • Benchmarks

Tuesday, February 5th:

  • Benchmarks

Friday, February 6th:

  • Benchmarks
  • Student of the Month at 2:30pm

Mark Your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artFebruary 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students
  • February 20th: Fun Friday

 

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As the countdown to the PSSA begins, help your student “Buzy Bees” prepare for the test with some simple tips!  The Buzy Bee will be adding some helpful information to the Coming This Week Post to help us all be ready to ROCK THE TEST!

Testing Tips for At Home, At School and During The Test:

RockthePSSAPSSA Testing Tips for Parents:

To help your child prepare adequately for the PSSA tests, you can do several things to encourage your child to do his/her best.

At Home:

  • Eat a balanced and healthy breakfast!
  • Get a good night’s sleep!

At School:

  • Follow the 7 habits of Happy Kids and Teens!
    • Be Proactive
    • Begin with the End in Mind
    • Put First Things First
    • Think Win-Win
    • Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    • Synergize
    • Sharpen the Saw
  • Arrive to school on time each day, ready to work and ready to stay all day!

During the Test:

  • Come up with the answer in your head before  looking at the possible answers, this way, the choices given on the test won’t throw you off or trick you.
  • Read the question before you look at the answers.

Coming This Week: January 25th, 2015

Coming This Week: January 25th, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #4- I will solve my problems peacefully.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 4– Think Win-Win…Everyone can win!,  Habit 5– Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood…Listen Then Talk!, Habit 6– Synergize…Together is Better!


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  • Leader In Me Monday:
    • Top 2 classes (1 in Upper School and 1 in Lower School) with the highest percentage of staff and students wearing their Leadership shirts will win a prize!

Tuesday, January 27th:

  • Upper School Parent Meeting at 7pm
  • Basketball Game

Thursday, January 29th:

  • Basketball Game

Friday, January 30th:

  • Fun Friday- 30 tickets to attend, 10 additional tickets to dress down
  • Bake Sale for Rooms 104 & 103

Mark your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artFebruary 2nd: Gradebook Closes for 2nd Marking Period
  • February 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students

 

 


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As the countdown to the PSSA begins, help your student “Buzy Bees” prepare for the test with some simple tips!  The Buzy Bee will be adding some helpful information to the Coming This Week Post to help us all be ready to ROCK THE TEST!

Testing Tips for At Home, At School and During The Test:

RockthePSSAPSSA Testing Tips for Parents:

To help your child prepare adequately for the PSSA tests, you can do several things to encourage your child to do his/her best.

At Home:

  • Get a good night’s sleep!

At School:

  • Arrive to school on time each day, ready to work and ready to stay all day!

During the Test:

  • Read the question before you look at the answers.

 

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 

Coming This Week: January 19th, 2015

Coming This Week: January 19th, 2015

123-free-dolphin-vector-art-l S.W.E.B.S. Focus: Rule #3- I will be prepared and in class on time.

Leader In Me Focus of the Week:  

Habit 2- Begin With the End In Mind… Have a Plan &  Habit 3- Put 1st Things 1st…Work then Play!


Monday, January 19th:

  • No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday, January 21st:

  • 10:15- PSSA Prep Season Kick-Off Assembly
  • 12:10 Dismissal for students

Thursday, January 22nd:

  • Basketball Game

Mark Your Calendars:

  • date-clipart-1000125put_this_on_calendar_clip_artJanuary 27th and 29th: Basketball game
  • January 30th: Fun Friday and Bake Sale for rooms 104 and 103
  • February 2nd: Gradebook Closes for 2nd Marking Period
  • February 11th-13th: Report Card Conferences
  • February 16th: No School (President’s Day)
  • February 18th: 12:10pm Dismissal for Students

 

Follow Dobson on Instagram: @Dobsonschool645 

Leader In Me Kick-Off

7 habitsThe students, faculty and staff at James Dobson School are about to embark on an exciting journey through the Leader In Me Program.  This program will introduce each of us to personal leadership and important habits to bring out the inner leader in everyone.  All of us have the capacity to lead in our own lives and to impact those around us by making positive choices.

The Leader In Me provides students with activities that will help them learn practical character and life skills that will lead to those positive choices.  We are sure that you will be hearing your students use the language of these habits at home, so we wanted to be sure that you were aware of what each habit is and how we will be referring to them while at school.

  1. Be Proactive-  You Are In Charge of You
  2. Begin With The End In Mind-  Have A Plan
  3. Put First Things First-  Work First, Then Play
  4. Think Win-Win- Everyone Can Win
  5. Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood-  Listen Before You Talk
  6. Synergize-  Together Is Better
  7. Sharpen the Saw- Balance Is Best

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Additionally, there is a “Parent’s Place” available at www.TheLeaderInMe.org.  On that site you will find ideas to use at home to reinforce your child’s learning and involve the family in a fun, interactive way.  Click here –> Parent’s Guide  to download a copy of the Parent/Family guide to the Leader In Me.  A Leader In Me Page will also be added under the Parent Resources page for your future reference.

We are so excited to integrate this program into our school and look forward to bringing out the leadership potential in each of our fabulous Dobson Students.

Dr. Patricia Cruice, Principal,  Mrs. JoEllen Paldino, Dean of Students & Ms. Lisa Tierney, Leader In Me Chair