The Cougar Way Behavior Matrix & Playground Rules

This year, a team of teachers has been leading our work in adding to our Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) programs at Crocker. One major effort was updating our behavior matrix and re-naming it “The Cougar Way.” The matrix lists in positive terms what types of behaviors we expect to see at school. Large
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Encouraging Kids to Go Green

Some Crocker Girl Scouts will be leading efforts to encourage students to sort their snack and lunch waste into the appropriate green, recycling and landfill bins. To see the signs OUSD provides to help kids understand where to put what, click this link: OUSD Green Gloves Recycling Guide rev5_16 (2)
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Spelling Bee Results

Today 18 fourth and fifth graders competed in our annual spelling bee. They all showed compassion and friendship, encouraging each other whether peers got the words right or misspelled them. Congratulations to our top speller for the second year in a row, fifth grader Saskia Lee from Ms. McLaughlin’s class! Also receiving awards were Ezra
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Crocker’s MLK, Jr. Oratorical Festival

Congratulations to the 12 whole classes, 24 individuals and 65 kids in small groups who performed today. In total, that’s probably 300 of our 473 students participating! The kids’ messages were powerful and given with such conviction. Students encouraged us to appreciate the beauty of different skin colors, genders and backgrounds, to harness our power
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Party Fundraisers – New Structure for 2018

One of the ways families generate money for the PTA is by hosting or participating in events for families or adults only. To read about events that are already planned as well as to see ideas for future events, click here: CrockerParties-Info+Ideas.This year, the parties will not be part of the auction. Instead, people can
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New Year, New Website!

Welcome to 2018! As we ring in the new year, Crocker is also welcoming an update to it’s website! It’s been many years since the Crocker website has seen an update as big as this! It may not be apparent, but quite a bit of work has been put into refreshing the look and feel
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