Presentation on theme: "Godwin School Back to School Night. Midland Park Elementary PTA (MPEPTA) -Assembly Programs to support academic and character goals. -Funding of grants."— Presentation transcript:
Midland Park Elementary PTA (MPEPTA) -Assembly Programs to support academic and character goals. -Funding of grants to support academic, character, and lunch programs. -Planning of many exciting student activities and community events. -Organization of parent volunteers for school and classroom events. -General PTA Meeting 9/23 – Referendum Presentation
Midland Park Education Foundation (MPPEF) Funding grants to support academic excellence over $220,000 in funded grants! Innovative Programs and Tools: Accelerated Readers, iHome Music, CD PlayersAccelerated Readers, iHome Music, CD Players Virtual Math iPad Grant/Speech Language iPad GrantVirtual Math iPad Grant/Speech Language iPad Grant MACimizing Reading InstructionMACimizing Reading Instruction Summer Reading Star SignsSummer Reading Star Signs “Access to All” which included laptops, COWs and IWBs“Access to All” which included laptops, COWs and IWBs And more…And more…
Academic Highlights Over 20 iPads for instructional/student use IXL Math Online Program IXL Language Arts Online Program (Grade 2) Improved Interventions for Reading Data Driven Decision Making Technology Instruction 1 st /2 nd Graders Mobile Laptops for classroom activities
Character Education Second Step Program with Mrs. Scala Student Expectations School Wide Assemblies Quarterly Lessons and Home Activities School Safety Team
Parent Involvement How can I help at home? - Read with your child and talk about what you read - Establish a routine and workspace for homework - Provide guidance during homework and check work - Acknowledge your child’s successes and encourage him/her to learn from mistakes - Reach out to your child’s teacher when you have concerns (academic, behavior) - The more we know as educators the better, inform us if you have a concern
Reminders Lunchtime - new Pay It Forward system – much easier than money Healthy Treats and Celebrations - Contact the school nurse before birthdays or parties - See list of suggestions in the nurse’s office Drop off - use the designated drop off zones, please don’t exit your car in the car line
Noteworthy Attendance/Tardy - Nothing is more important than being in school, on time, if your child is healthy. Invention Convention - Students create an invention based on a problem. Registration forms available tonight and online.
Communication Midland Park School District Website - www.mpsnj.org www.mpsnj.org - Student Backpack on home page – with flyers Principal’s Corner - Monthly message, blog, educational updates - Twitter @godwinprinc - Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Thank you Thank you for your support, dedication, and commitment to our school, staff, and community. Enjoy your evening!