Presentation on theme: "Life Skills Primary K-2 nd Parent Orientation. Hawk Elementary School Mission Statement The mission of Hawk Elementary is to create successful learners."— Presentation transcript:
Hawk Elementary School Mission Statement The mission of Hawk Elementary is to create successful learners. The mission of Hawk Elementary is to create successful learners.
People working with your child Paraprofessionals – Carmela Carrasco, April Gorr Speech Pathologist – Gia Chandy Diagnostician – Karen Thomason General Education teachers Other services: APE (Dr. Linda), OT (?), MT (Eric Gumm), LSSP (Morgan Price)
Hawk Basic Schedule 7:35 Students may enter classrooms 7:50 Tardy Bell Rings Lunch time vary (Eating w/ your child – check Whoooos Where board) Special Areas times – also posted 2:50 Dismissal
Fostering Independence Morning Drop off BackpacksClothing: Easy on / easy off, shoes, OOOPS! (keep a change of clothes either in backpack or cubby)
All those Acronyms! ARDs – NOW called IEP meeting IEPs – 5 school days before ARD http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/guidance/p rocsafe.html http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed/guidance/p rocsafe.html http://www.texasprojectfirst.org/SpecialEd101.h tml http://www.texasprojectfirst.org/SpecialEd101.h tml
Privacy Birthday invites – General Ed Dismissal talk Mrs. Owens conference period: 9:30 – 10:00 and 3:15 – 3:45 My email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Homework We use manipulatives, learning through play, and hands on activities. Homework may be given to practice skills (as needed) that are not yet mastered. Recommended reading (or reading to your child for 20 minutes)
Progress Reports Grade level Report Cards - in addition to the 6 Week Progress Reports (IEPs). Teachers and students will be keeping track of their progress in their own Learning Target Folders. Below 70% Mastery does not mean failing!
H.A.W.K.S. Folders Helping All Wonderful Kids Succeed Behavior Folder ~ please check each night, initials are helpful Communication Log ~ leave notes for me here Friday folders: work to keep, things to read
Absences Notes are required by the state Emails to me are helpful
Grade Level T-shirts Field trips, Field day Forms have already gone home
How can YOU help your child? Check your childs backpack every night Establish a firm bedtime and turn off the TV 30 min prior Foster independence Have your child write something daily (grocery list, name, lines, tracing) READ EVERY NIGHT!!!
The only disability in life is having a bad attitude. Oscar Pistorius, Olympic and Paralympic runner