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Summer Learning Loss
Welcome to Masters Elementary School!
We hope you enjoy visiting our Website. Our school's number one focus is to see each student reach his or her highest potential. Our overall goal is to improve student achievement. To reach this goal, we follow strategies from our EXCELS school improvement plan. At Masters Elementary, the staff, parents, students, and community work together to increase student achievement. By keeping the lines of communication open, students will experience success at Masters.
Masters School provides many services to meet the needs of our students and community. Breakfast is provided before school for all students, and before and after school day care is available through OPS Kids Club. We have a hard working and active PTO that sponsors family activities, and of course, an outstanding staff teaching an excellent curriculum, supporting our goal of improving student achievement.
The Masters School Web site will provide important information about our school and events for the 2013-2014 school year. Please visit our Web site throughout the school year. We value your input. Let us know if you have suggestions, questions, or concerns. By working together, we can make a difference in the lives of our students.
Show your Masters pride by wearing school colors, orange and black, or a Masters shirt on Fridays!
Masters School Improvement Plan
Professional Development Focus Areas
Sense (Computation/Problem Solving)
2. Balance Literacy - Comprehension
3. Writing to Learn
Dear Masters Families, October 2, 2014
ARE DUE! TOMORROW, FRIDAY OCTOBER 3RD IS THE LAST DAY WE WILL ACCEPT
ANY ORDERS! Delivery day is Thursday, Oct 30th from 3pm-6pm. Thank
you to all the families who sold items to support the PTO. Any student selling
18 items or more will get a limo ride to pizza hut. The highest selling
classroom will get a pizza party in their classroom.
Our next PTO meeting is
Tuesday, October 7th at 6pm in the library. If you are unable to attend
and have any comments or questions please contact Niki Robles at 402-598-7301
Meeting 6:00 Tuesday, October 7th
Teacher Conferences 4:15 - 8:15 Wednesday, October 22nd
Teacher Conferences 1:00 - 7:30 Thursday, October
School Thursday, October 23rd
No School Friday, October 24th
2:15 Parade Friday, October 31st
Parties to follow
Masters School will hold Parent / Teacher
conferences on Wednesday, October 22nd from 4:15 to 8:15 p.m. and Thursday, October 23rd from 1:00 to 7:30 p.m. If
you did not have an opportunity to sign up for conferences during Open House,
please contact your child’s teacher as soon as possible to schedule a
conference time. .
are asking for your help…Please save all of your grocery receipts from Hy-Vee
dated September 1 – December 31, 2014.
Masters will receive a check from Hy-Vee based on the total dollar
amount of the receipts collected by our school.
Please ask your family, friends, and neighbors to save their receipts
for us. Please keep Masters in mind when
you grocery shop. Thank you in advance
for your help.
secretary at Masters has provided many years of service to Masters School. She
will be retiring this school year from Omaha Public Schools and her last day at
Masters is Friday, Oct. 10. Each morning our staff are collaboratively working together to show
Mrs. Lane our appreciation for her many years of public service. Please take a moment to stop
in and thank her for her unremitting support to all parents, staff and
community. Mrs. Lane’s expertise will be greatly missed at Masters.
have not yet signed up for a Parent-Teacher Conference, please make a contact
to your child’s teacher. Our goal is to have 100% of our parents participate in
conferences. If your child’s class has 100% they will have a popcorn reading
party and your family’s name will be placed in a raffle to win a really awesome
all Masters Parents to please help us, to help your student. The single most
important factor contributing to student achievement is school attendance.
Students must be in school to be successful.
Did you know that students who attend school regularly…
higher test scores?
more involved in school activities?
less inclined to participate in at-risk behaviors?
more likely to graduate?
more likely to attend college?
feel free to e-mail your comments, suggestions, or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, I welcome your input.
LeDonna York, Principal
Conferences are October 22nd
Please schedule a time with child’s teacher!
The Omaha Public Schools District has adopted a new Standards-Based report card. The goal of the new report card is to provide parents/guardians with an accurate picture regarding their child's progress on grade level standards. Click on the link below to access additional information about the new report card and standards-based grading system.