J. G. Masters Elementary
5505 North 99th Street
Omaha, NE 68134-1599
Phone: (402) 572-1027
Fax: (402) 572-0952
READ! READ! READ! . be on the lookout in the building for teachers promoting reading! You may see them reading a book in a far away place or somewhere in space!
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 annual 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 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.
Lace up your shoes for a great school
Masters School Improvement Plan
Professional Development Focus Areas
Sense (Problem Solving)
2. Balance Literacy - Vocabulary/Comprehension
3. Writing Process
4. Multi-Tierred Systems of Support
Dear Masters Families, February 11, 2016
Please review the back page for our next fundraiser
ROOM PARENTS NEEDED FOR VALENTINE’S
PARTIES! Parties will be held on Tuesday, February 14th, PTO will
provide cookies, crafts, and drinks. If
you can assist in your child’s class please let us know.
Valentine’s Parties 2:15pm Tuesday, February 14th
Man/Book Fair Thursday,
February 16th @ 5:00pm
Day, NO SCHOOL Monday, February 20th
8th from 4:15-8:15 pm
Conferences, No School Thursday, March 9th from 1:00-7:30 pm
SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Thurs.
March 9th and Friday March 10th
.FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Sleep is a vital need,
essential to a child’s health and growth. Sleep promotes alertness, memory and
performance. Children who get enough sleep
are more likely to function better and are less prone to behavioral problems
and moodiness. That is why it is important for parents to start early and help
their children develop good sleep habits. How much sleep should my child get? Each child is different and has different
sleep needs. It is recommended that elementary students get 10-11 hours of
sleep each day. The best tip for establishing good sleeping habits is to follow
a consistent bedtime routine. Regular bedtime habits encourage your student to
relax, fall asleep, and sleep throughout the night. Although a family’s evening
schedule may fluctuate with different activities, try to make bedtime
consistent. Avoid TV prior to bedtime as recent studies have suggested watching
TV before bed can lead to difficulties falling asleep and staying asleep.
Instead of TV, consider reading before bed to promote leisure reading and
For additional information, please contact your school psychologist or go to www.sleepforkids.org.
Please welcome new students,
You’Niqne, and A.K.
all of our fourth graders for their hard work and completing the State Writing
test (NESA-W). The lost and found is
over flowing and will be emptied. Please stop by and check for any items
your child may be missing.
Please feel free to e-mail your comments,
suggestions, or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org I welcome your
Dr. LeDonna York,
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.
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