Welcome to Ms. Collins's Virtual Classroom.
To read is to empower
To empower is to write
To write is to influence
To Influence is to change
To change is to live - Jane EvershedName: Edie Collins (Weimer)You will notice on student schedules my "legal" name appears, but email is set up under Collins. The name change was necessary for tax purposes but within District I am known as, and will respond to "Collins." I apologize for any confusion.Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 940-246-2126Conference Period: UIL/ESL Prep 8:30-9:20, Conference 10:20-11:10.
Tutorials: Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 - 8:25 a.m. or as scheduled in advance with teacher. STAAR READING TUTORING WED. ACTIVITY AND LUNCH UNTIL THE MARCH 30 ADMINISTRATION.Special after-school sessions will be announced in advance for students wishing to work on, and receive assistance with writing assignments.Please note, based on student mastery, lesson plans are subject to change.I am glad to have the opportunity to learn with you this year as we travel through literature while building on written and verbal communication skills to prepare for high school and life experiences.
Assignments are given and due in Google Classroom and/or posted on lesson plans with due date. Please reference the District policy regarding Grade Recovery Opportunity.
Please do not hesitate to contact me via email or phone if you have a concern, and I commit to do likewise with a timely response.
IMPORTANT DATESTuesday, January 5 - start of third grade quarterFriday, March 11 - end of third grade quarterMarch 14-18 - Spring breakWednesday, March 30 - STAAR READING TESTREMEMBER, we re now on grading quarters, although former guidelines apply to UIL eligibility.Texas Education Agency ELAR TEKS:
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter110/ch110b.html"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela