Note from Dr. Cannon
March 25, 2019
Dear Breton Downs Families,
Whether your family is staying in Grand Rapids, MI or traveling outside of our state, please enjoy your spring break with family and friends. School will be closed starting on Friday, March 29 through Friday, April 5. School resumes again on Monday, April 8.
We have many lost and found items. Please stop by the tables located outside the main office to see the gloves, sweatshirts, coats, and water bottles that need to be found. We also have the lost and found items from Madagascar, Jr. Items that are not claimed by Thursday, March 28 will be donated.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, March 26. This is a wonderful time to discuss your child’s progress and areas of growth with the classroom teacher.
Students have completed their winter MAP testing sessions in Reading and Math. This assessment allows us to look at individualized growth as well as nationally normed data. The M-STEP state assessment begins after Spring Break based on windows of time determined by the state. Our M-STEP testing schedule is listed below.
Thursday, April 11: English Language Arts
Tuesday, April 16: Mathematics
Tuesday, April 23: Social Studies
Thursday, April 25: Science
Thursday, May 16: English Language Arts
Tuesday, May 21: Mathematics
Wednesday, May 8: English Language Arts
Thursday, May 9: English Language Arts
Wednesday, May 15: Mathematics
Our students are well prepared for these assessments, and our goal is to foster a comfortable testing environment and schedule suitable to our students’ developmental needs. Please be mindful in scheduling any appointments for your student(s) by trying to avoid these times. This is important because time for make-up assessments is limited. Thank you, in advance, for your support.