Paulding Center News – November (Dallas, Ga.)

Date: November 1, 2010

Teacher Talk

Notes from Mrs. Snyder, Miss Rose, Mrs. Budnek and Mrs. Beaty.

We welcomed 12 new students in October.  They are each adjusting well and have become active members of our community.  We are quite a busy center now!

We are pleased to be part of a pilot program for Ombudsman.  It’s called Lexia Strategies for Older Students and its purpose is to remediate essential reading skills.  We will have an introductory meeting for participating students in the next week or so.

We are also beginning another new program called Study Island, a test prep program.  Due to the currently limited slots available for the pilot program, only students who need to prepare for an End-of-Course Test (EOCT) will participate.

Important Dates

Nov. 2 – NO SCHOOL

Nov. 22-26 – Thanksgiving break

Attendance Report

October Center Attendance = 92%

17 students had perfect attendance!

Community Outreach and Service Learning

We have been collecting money for Paulding Christmas Inc. through our Pennies for Paulding drive. At this point, we have raised  more than 12 pounds of coins. We aren’t sure how much money that is yet. We will count it in late November.

Pennies for Paulding officially begins November 8 and runs through November 19. Paulding Christmas Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides new toys at Christmas for approximately 1,900 children in Paulding County, so every penny counts!

We are also participating in a food drive helping Coach 4 Me.  This organization assists families needing food during the holidays.  The last day for Thanksgiving donations will be November 19, and the last day for Christmas donations will be December 17.

Upcoming Due Dates

For Middle School Term Papers

Rough Draft – Nov. 12
Final Draft – Dec. 10

Reminders

Please remember to turn in your Additional Hours forms to Mrs. Snyder. These hours are a required activity in the Ombudsman Program.

Location

Our Paulding Center is located in Paulding County at:

4075 Marietta Highway, Suite 126
Dallas, GA 30157


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