May 10, 2022

Faculty Finish "The Complete Reading Series" Training

Faculty Finish

 

The Complete Reading Series (The CRS) is sixty–five hour professional development training in structured literacy based on The Science of Reading. The six classes are Early Literacy: Phonological / Phonemic Awareness, Focus on Phonics: Decoding and Encoding, Comprehension: Helping Students Remember What They Read, Words for the Wise: Morphology, Learning Disabilities that Interfere with Reading and Written Expression, and Understanding Dyslexia.

The CRS training is designed for administrators, teachers and parents. The program is supported and written based on scientific research from the National Reading Panel, the NICHD Education Research Program, Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, and the National Institute for Literacy. The CRS is aligned with the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. 

Fifteen MPCS faculty members recently completed this intensive training program: Caroline Ashmead, Garron Bothe, Chrissy Camp, Blair Diggle, Misty Fountain, Maury Howell, Ashley Hullender, Octavia Ivy, Erica Lemons, Lisa Majeski, Mallory Rozelle, Shannon Noggle, Leigh Taylor Timmons, Kim Waits, and Sarah Williams.


Announcements

July 12 - Lower School New Family Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

July 14 - Lower School New Family Game Night, 6:30 p.m.

July 26-27 - High School Parking Assignments

July 30 - Senior Spots Painting Day

August 1 - New Student Orientation, Grades 10-12

August 5 - K-Day, Lower School 101, Middle School 101, High School 101

August 8 - Preschool Meet and Greet, 1:00 p.m.

August 9 - Back-2-School Night, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

August 11 - First Day of School, 7:50 a.m.

August 12 - High School Social, 6:00 p.m.

August 15: Preschool and Lower School Parent Orientation, 5:30 p.m.

August 16-17 - Picture Day

August 18 - Middle School Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m.

August 19 - Middle School Spiritual Emphasis House Day

August 22-23 - Lower School CoGAT Testing

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 30 - Picture Make-up Day

September 5 - Labor Day Holiday, No School

September 6/7-9 - Labor Day Holiday, No School

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 26-27 - Fall Break, No School

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