Posted on 19 September 2014.
Posted on 16 September 2014.
Respect is the Word of the Month for August/September. Please see the Word of the Month Page.
Word of the Month for August/September = R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Teachers talk about this word in classes, and we celebrated RESPECT at our
first Crocker Cougar Assembly on Friday, September 12.
To reinforce this value at home, please take the time to talk about what this word
means with your child. Consider discussing ways to show respect to other
people, the school, the environment, and to property.
We live in a diverse community and value inclusion. Talk to your child about how
to show respect through words, actions, body language and facial expressions.
Encourage open dialogue about how important it is to respect people
whose lives might be different from our own for reasons such as race,
religion, national origin, family structure, language, socioeconomic status,
whom they love, neighborhood, learning style, body type, abilities and/or
Here are some ways you can reinforce this important word of the month.
1. Talk with your children about the importance of treating other people with
respect, including the use of manners. Make sure they know that it is
important to you, and that it will lead to stronger relationships.
2. Watch a television program together, and talk about the various ways in
which the characters acted respectfully or disrespectfully towards one
another. Watch for put-downs, insults, and subtle forms of bullying.
3. Help your children become sensitive to their own behaviors or language
that may be of a disrespectful nature, as he or she deals with siblings or
4. Talk to your children about self-respect. This can include eating right,
exercising, and getting enough sleep (respect for their body). Do what
you can to ensure they feel comfortable being themselves.
5. Show your respect for the earth—recycle, reuse and reduce!
6. Remember that you are a powerful role model for your kids. If you treat
yourself, others and the earth respectfully, that is what they will learn from
Posted on 12 September 2014.
Here are some links to rules for three games kids like to play at recess. Feel free to download, print, and discuss with your families. All teachers have the rules and will go over them with their classes soon as well.
Posted on 10 September 2014.
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS – Wednesday, September 10 and Thursday, September 11;
Mrs. Kelleher will make the same presentation to all grade levels, so there is no reason to attend her presentation more than once.
MINIMUM DAY – Thursday, September 11
PICTURE DAYS – September 15 – 19
AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES START – Week of September 15
Posted on 28 August 2014.
This year, the first three days of school were minimum days. From Thursday on, we will be on our regular schedule. Unless otherwise noted on the calendar, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays are full days. Wednesdays are shortened days. For more complete information, click here: Bell Schedule 2014-2015
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Posted on 22 August 2014.
Classroom assignments will be posted online and at school (typically just outside on the side of the school near Midcrest) on Friday Aug. 22nd at 5pm.
Student placement is an important process that involves input from teachers, support staff, administration and parents. Many factors were considered including individual needs, learning styles, academic levels, peer relations, behavior factors and gender balance. Please note that current student placement assignments are final and therefore there will be no changes made, hence your support and acceptance are requested.
To view the class assignments online click here, the page is password protected. Please make sure you have subscribed to the Crocker Yahoo Group or “Like” us on Facebook as the password will be posted online and emailed out at 5pm on Friday.