Presentation on theme: "Town Hall & Title One Annual Meeting Stivers School for the Arts September 11, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Town Hall & Title One Annual Meeting Stivers School for the Arts September 11, 2014
Agenda Items Purpose of Title One Local Report Card ACT, AP test data Reporting Student Progress Parent-Teacher Conferences Opportunities for Parent Training
The Title One Program is intended to: Close the achievement gap Improve student achievement for all Increase parental involvement When parents are involved in education, children do better in school and schools improve.
Title One Dollars provide….. A reading lab teacher for 7 th, 8 th, and 9 th graders in need A math lab teacher for all 7 th graders Professional Development for teachers Spring Board language arts consumables for students in grades 8, 10, 11, and 12.
Things that matter…. The Arts Relationships – a Sense of Belonging Environment Collaboration High Standards for All Joy Leveling the Playing Field Clarity of Purpose Parents & Community
S giving our best performance My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never. Duke Ellington
AP Data 2014 Advanced Placement Program Passage Rates AP Language53% passed (up 17%) AP Government57% passed (up 17%) AP Music Theory60% passed (up 17%) AP Biology45% passed AP Studio Art – 2-D Design Portfolio80% passed AP Studio Art – Drawing Portfolio 100% passed
AP STUDIO ART 2013/2014 100% pass rate on all portfolios Samantha Lober 9-Square mixed media collage Selected for the 2014-15 AP Studio Art Exhibit. 49,000 pieces submitted, 30 pieces chosen – one belonged to Samantha!
AP Scholars with Distinction 3 or higher on 5 exams Coco Gagnet, Michael Miranda, Katie Quinn, Caroline Todd AP Scholars with Honor 3 or higher on 4 exams AP Scholars 3 or higher on 3 exams 17 AP Scholars in 2013-14
Goal Areas for 2014-15 Art & Academic Focus: Literacy Development of Active Reading Protocol to be used in all classrooms Use of Common Core-aligned rubrics to evaluate student writing Climate Focus Dress Code Parent Involvement – Town Hall Series – Homework support
Homework Support Kids need a time and a place to do homework in a technology-free zone! Kids need to practice their instruments & make art Kids should study for 10 minutes X their grade level every night. – 8 th grader = 80 minutes – 12 th grader = 120 minutes
1st Qtr Interims & Report Cards 1st Quarter interim reports – home by September 17 1st Quarter report cards – available for pick up at October conferences, October 14 & 15. Check HAC regularly so there are no surprises!
Parent-Teacher Conferences Conferences can be scheduled w/teachers throughout the school year October Conferences: Tues. Oct. 14 MS – 2:15 – 5:45 pm HS – 3:15 – 6:45 pm Wed. Oct. 153:15 – 7:00 pm All teachers available
Joy is a priority at Stivers School should be the most exciting place in town! School CAN be joyful, filled with wonder, and can challenge kids of all abilities.