Principal’s Message for February
Dear Sleepy Hollow Families,
Another snow day? Ugh. Why must our routines be goofed up by Mother Nature? The bright side is that it occurred while the Super Bowl was taking place so maybe our students (and Principal) were able to stay up a little later to watch the end of an epic game. Now let the pundits endlessly debate whether the ball should have been handed-off rather than thrown. Sometimes it is so easy to second guess.
ISAT is now a test of the past, replaced by what we refer to as the PARCC assessments. PARCC stands for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. The organization is made of a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. This is the first year that our students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will take...