Community Tracks 1015
Cypress Elementary is more than a building with students and teachers. Cypress is a community. A community
involved WITH our students FOR our students.
Adopt A Class
We are pleased to support our teachers by facilitating the Adopt A Class Program. The
following families/businesses have sponsored a teacher/special area at Cypress by donating
Mrs. Cossaboon’s Class has been adopted in “Memory of Frances Nolan”
Forensic Technology adopted Mrs. Sowash’s Class
The Harrison Family adopted Mrs. Ochs’ Class
Kathy Jasmin Adopted Mrs. Bonacasa’s Class
Lynn Devine adopted Mrs. Mehring’s Class
The Laman Family adopted Mrs. Ochs’ Class
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The Streeter Family adopted Mrs. Stanley’s Class
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Law Offices of Elizabeth J. Coviello adopted Mrs. Lees’ Class
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Law Offices of Elizabeth J. Coviello adopted the Volunteer Program
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Inn on the Gulf adopted Mrs. Adams’ Class
Inn on the Gulf adopted Mrs. Scheu’s Class
Bobby, Barbara and Kole Gentry adopted Mrs. Bonacasa’s Class
Bobby, Barbara ans Kole Gentry adopted Mrs. Stanley’s Class
We thank the following business’ and organizations for partnering with Cypress.
Daughters Of Penelope, Eros Chapter 356 for sponsoring our Pack-A-Sack Program
New Horizons Worship Center for sponsoring our Pack-A-Sack Program
Lowe’s Home Improvement
We are truly grateful for all the support we receive from our Cypress community!
Through the donation of
volunteer time, goods/services, and of course financial donations, many of our programs would not be as successful.
2015-16 Business Partners:
Riverwalk Publix, McDonald’s (Jose Hernandez/HMCC MGMT. Corp), Beef ‘O’
Brady’s, Inn on the Gulf, Astro Skate, and Regis Lima Martial Arts.
Page 1 Family Involvement
“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents”
–Jane D. Hall
Be Involved in October! Please Check Calendar for Specific Dates and Times!
§ Attend McCypress Night- Don’t forget to the BRING THE FLIER!
§ Participate in the MINIONS fundraiser, and help us raise monies for new technology.
§ Give Blood at our Blood Drive
§ Attend PTO Meeting and help plan exciting PTO activities!
§ Volunteer to read to kindergarteners.
§ Attend Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Night.
§ Dads- bring your kids to All Pro Dad.
§ Attend SAC Meeting to see some behind-the-scenes shared decision-making.
§ How can you be a positive role model for Red Ribbon Week?
§ Bring the family to our annual Fall Festival for good family fun!
§ Have your child read to you, and watch them log their minutes.
Recycling items that can go in the Recycling Dumpster: Brown paper bags, cardboard, cereal boxes, construction paper, gift wrap, magazines, newspaper, paper, and phone books may be placed loosely in a participating school’s GreenFiber recycling container. Please do not place glass, metal, plastic bottles, plastic bags, aluminum, string, or foam in the GreenFiber recycling container. Gates open 6am – 6 pm All Pro Dad
Mark your Calendar! 10/19, 11/16, 4:30pm
RSVP to http://apdd.allprodad.com/3714
Cypress Elementary School Out-‐of-‐Field Teaching Assignments Individuals who are teaching out-‐of –field are certified in at least one area and are qualified to teach but are required to take additional course work or testing to add a coverage/endorsement to their certificate. The state also requires a teacher take coursework/inservice towards an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement, when the teacher is the primary language arts provider and/or reading teacher for an ESOL student. The following teachers have agreed to teach out-‐of-‐field while completing course work/testing: Becky Davis, Marilyn Fluke, Amanda Pangburn, Brenda Perez, Gina Thompson, Georgeanne Crabtree, Megan Sikalos, Mary Van Ochten, Fran Johns. The following teachers have completed the requirements and their certificate is pending: The following teachers have agreed to work towards the ESOL endorsement: Becky Davis,
Marilyn Fluke, Amanda Pangburn, Brenda Perez, Gina Thompson, Fran Johns.
The following teachers have agreed to work towards the Gifted endorsement: Georgeanne
Crabtree, Megan Sikalos, Mary Van Ochten, Fran Johns.
Page 2 Cypress Health Screenings Tuesday, October 13
Screenings will be held on October 13th for K, 1st, and 3rd, as well as any new students to Florida or students who may show a need. If they do not want their child to participate in the screening, may send a note with the student to school to opt out. Look for the All Pro Dad Flier with the Order Form!! Save your Sunny D and Fruit2-‐0 labels and our school will earn free books! Send in your labels with your child and we will start earning free books for our school! For more information visit http://www.sunnyd.com/bookspree/en/ Cypress Elementary School tiene empleado maestros de primaria quienes están enseñando fuera de una area the certificado. Estos maestros tiene calificaciones minimas requerido para enseñar pero han acordado tomar cursos adicional para poder agregar sus certificados necessarios . El estado también requiere que un maestro tome cursos para los estudiantes que el Inglés no es su idioma primario (ESOL). Cuando el maestro es el professor de estudios Ingleses principal, el profesor de lectura se requiere para tener el certificado de ESOL. Los siguientes maestros han accedido a enseñar fuera de esta area de certificacion mientras completan sus cursos de prueba: Becky Davis, Marilyn Fluke, Amanda Pangburn, Brenda Perez, Gina Thompson, Georgeann
Crabtree, Fran Johns, Megan Sikalos, Mary Van Ochten.
Los siguientes profesores tienen completo los requisitos y sus certificados están pendiente: Los siguientes maestros acordaron trabajar hacia la aprobación de ESOL: Becky Davis, Marilyn Fluke, Amanda Pangburn, Brenda Perez, Gina Thompson, Fran Johns. Los siguientes maestros han acordaron tomar los cursos necessario para trabajar con estudiantes advansados. Georgeanne Crabtree, Megan Sikalos, Mary Van Ochten, Fran Johns. Page 3