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1 Dougherty Elementary School Site Council December 11 th, 2014

2 School Vision Dougherty Elementary School provides a safe, positive learning environment that develops self-motivated, independent, and enthusiastic learners who strive toward academic excellence, social responsibility, and personal growth. The goal of the faculty, staff, and parents is to provide a program designed to meet the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of each of our students.

3 Mission Statements At Dougherty Elementary, we believe an exemplary and equitable educational program is the collaborative result of students, staff, parents and community working together to develop ethical citizens and life long learners. We move forward with this focus by: 1. All students are provided with and acquire the knowledge needed to meet Common Core standards and the opportunity to thrive. Students are guided through a well-planned comprehensive core curriculum. 2. All students are routinely assessed formally and informally to check for understanding and proficiency on Common Core standards. Students are expected to model, synthesize, and apply information into concrete or collaborative project-based learning. 3. All students in need of academic support are provided modifications as well as intervention services such as push-in programs, pull-out programs, on-line curriculum, on-line resources, Response to Intervention time and after school programs. 4. All students demonstrating mastery in core curriculum areas are provided with greater depth and complexity. 5. All students receive strategies that foster a safe environment in which staff and students respect the uniqueness of individuals and their differences.

4 Science Goal

5 Social Emotional Goal LEA GOAL: Wellness Vision 20/20 Goal: Students will participate in the District's Character Education program SCHOOL GOAL #3: Wellness Goal: Dougherty Elementary will have 100% of students demonstrate the following Dublin Integrity In Action: Respectful, Responsibility, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthy, Cooperative, My Best, Honest, and Self Discipline. Dougherty Elementary will also reduce the percentage of students referred by 20% from by reinforcing character education between the teachers and the Principal. There will be ongoing school-wide character educational activities to reinforce the Dublin Integrity traits. LCAP: State Priority #3, State Priority #5, and State Priority # Data Used to Form this Goal: suspension rates, student referrals, and behavior contracts. Also number of school wide character education activities and implement RTI Behavioral Matrix How the School will Evaluate the Progress of this Goal: Grade level meetings Leadership team meetings Response to Intervention Document office visits into Infinite Campus Administrator periodic review

6 District Optimization Committee Representatives Parent: Shalin Kapoor Elementary Principal: Brett Nelson

7 Charge to the Committee for Develop norms and protocols for the operation of the DOC 2. Receive training from staff and consultants regarding: District Demographic Trends – Five Years and at “Build-Out” Current Educational Programs (CCSS and SBAC) Local Control Funding Formula / Local Control Accountability Plan impact on budget and program priorities District technology needs and plans to meet educational program goals Long-term district facilities needs and plans Other environmental issues impacting Dublin Schools 3. Develop options for dealing with district growth over the next five years. Options should be developed for: Elementary School; Middle School; and High School 4. Develop recommendations for communication efforts regarding the options developed in the community. This may include: social media and web-based communication, community forums, surveys, and focus groups.

8 Parent Wellness Night James Dougherty Elementary

9 What... …do parents and student need to know to be college and career ready?





14 Why… …do we need to balance the wellness of our students?

15 The current trend Teens feeling stressed, and many not managing it well 59% report that managing their time to balance all activities is a somewhat or very significant stressor; 40% say they neglected responsibilities at home because of stress; 21% say they neglected work or school because of stress; 32% say they experience headaches because of stress; 26% report changes in sleeping habits; 26% report snapping at or being short with classmates or teammates when under stress. teens-psychological/ /


17 How… …do we do this and maintain a happy life long learner?

18 Culture that Worships Success Teach your children to: Accept responsibility Delay gratification Respect of others Set realistic goals Set limits Enforce consequences Have integrity

19 Needs of the Gifted Child BalanceChoices Don’t make children conform to you Invite them to grow Preference of their own choosing Task master vs. life long learner (any student)

20 10 Ways to Have a Happier Life By: Dr. Andrew Weil Dr. Andrew Weil 1. Exercise: 2. Follow an Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 3. Take Fish Oil and Vitamin D: 4. Take Depression-Specific Herbs: 5. Do Breathing Exercises 6. Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): 7. Laugh: 8. Limit Media Exposure: 9. Forgive: 10. Practice Gratitude:

21 Conscientious Citizens Be a role model as volunteers Promote helping others Encourage your child to get involved Encourage teamwork

22 Wellness and Productivity Anne Cildir James Dougherty Wellness Night December 11, 2014

23 TimeCurrent Time UseTime Use to Increase Energy 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 PM Please take fill in the blocks of time with your child’s current schedule on the left side of the chart.

24 “To recharge themselves, individuals need to recognize the costs of energy-depleting behaviors and then take responsibility for changing the, regardless of the circumstances they’re facing.” by Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy Tony SchwartzTony Schwartz is the president and CEO of The Energy Project and the author of Be Excellent at Anything.Be Excellent at Anything https://Harvard Business Review, October 2007

25 Accessing Energy Categories 1.doing what they do best and enjoy 2. consciously allocating time family, work, health, service to others 3. daily living of core values


27 Energy Renewal Leads Increased Productivity At Wachovia Bank, employees participating in an energy renewal program outperformed a control group of employees, demonstrating significantly greater improvements in year-over- year performance during the first quarter of 2006.

28 Factors to Increase Energy Physical and Emotion Management sleep, exercise, rest, nutrition Emotion Management awareness of emotion and link to performance Mind focus on one task at a time

29 TimeCurrent Time UseTime Use to Increase Energy 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 PM Please use this opportunity to adjust your child’s schedule on the right side to leave time for energizing activities.

30 Daily Schedule TimeSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

31 Ask Your Children What they would enjoy! Weekly Long-term

32 Challenge Try one schedule change. Let me know.

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