Please join us for Community Conversations about the 3rd Grade Commitment. Parents and Community Stakeholders may attend one of many upcoming meetings to:

  1. Understand the revisions made to Policy 5013 Promotion and Retention
  2. Gain a clear understanding of the Criteria for Success for promotion to the 3rd grade
  3. Understand district efforts that will support the policy revision
  4. Discuss opportunities for Community Involvement

 

Event Date Event Name Event Location Event Time Intended Audience Description Department Lead Departments Collaborating
9/28/19 Book Fair for those that Care Novel Bookstore 2pm – 5pm Parents/Community Stakeholders Book Drive to collect books that are a part of the Bedtime story series. Books will be distributed to students based on TNReady scores and priority focus. Comms FACE/Academics/3GC Task Force
10/3/19 Book Drive Bluff City Fair Entrance Bluff City Fair 4pm – 8pm Parents/Community Stakeholders Book Drive to collect books that are a part of the Bedtime story series. Books will be distributed to students based on TNReady scores and priority focus. Comms FACE/Academics/3GC Task Force
10/9/19 Latin X Literacy Cup Memphis Futsal Arena, 635 Scott Street Memphis, TN 38112

4pm – 6pm Parents/Kids Literacy event to support early literacy and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

FACE Comms/Academics
10/19/19 Commit 2 Literacy Tailgate UofM vs. Tulane Game

Tiger Lane – Red Lot

TBD - based on the time of the game Parents Tailgate at the U of M game where SCS students and families are receiving tickets. Engage families in 3rd Grade Commitment/Criteria for Success. Comms FACE/Academics/Pre-K/3GC Task Force
10/31/19 Literacy Tour: Boo’s 4 Books Various SCS Schools TBD – During the school day Students SCS district staff will dress up in costumes for Halloween, and venture out on a literacy tour around SCS. Instead of delivering candy, we will deliver books. Focus on schools with low TNReady scores and data. 3GC Task Force Comms/FACE/Academics/Pre-K
11/16/19 901 School Choice Fair Agricenter TBD Parents FACE/Comms will set up a 3GC table to share resources and information with parents. FACE Comms/Academics/3GC Task Force
12/11 or 12/12 Read 4 the Holidays TBD TBD Students District wide version of Read Around the Christmas Tree FACE Comms/Academics/3GC Task Force

If you have any questions on the Third Grade Commitment or would like to get involved please email ThirdGradeCommitment@scsk12.org.

Location Date Time
Marion Hale Community Center Monday July 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Cordova Library Wednesday July 31, 2019 5:30 pm
Benjamin Hooks Library (Room C) Thursday August 1, 2019 10:00 am
Hickory Hill Community Center Friday August 2, 2019 10:00 am
Gaisman Community Center Wednesday August 7, 2019 5:30 pm
Whitehaven High School Thursday August 8, 2019 5:30 pm
Whitehaven Community Center Friday August 9, 2019 1:00 pm
North Frayser Community Center Thursday August 15, 2019 5:30 pm

Let's talk:

  • SCS and Early Literacy
  • Revision to Policy 5013 Promotion and Retention
  • 3rd Grade Commitment
  • Upcoming in person Community Meetings