Presentation on theme: "* Lisa Nash, Principal * Whitney Shook, Assistant Principal * Lori Dunagan, Curriculum Support Teacher * Amanda Futo, Counselor * Stephanie Soldo, IB."— Presentation transcript:
* Lisa Nash, Principal * Whitney Shook, Assistant Principal * Lori Dunagan, Curriculum Support Teacher * Amanda Futo, Counselor * Stephanie Soldo, IB Coordinator
Heards Ferry Elementary Central Learning Community~ The Heart of Fulton County Schools Superintendent- Robert Avossa Area Superintendent- Gonzalo LaCava Area Executive Director- Kirk Shrum
Heards Ferry Elementary School’s mission is to challenge and support all students to reach their highest potential.
Increase student achievement at the highest level Increase students’ inquiry based learning Increase student ownership of learning
1. Increase collaboration and communication among teachers by utilizing Professional Learning Communities 2. Create a positive school climate for teachers, staff, and students 3. Analyze data in order to celebrate successes, plan for instruction, and remediate when necessary
Parent/Teacher/Student Compact IB PBIS/SOAR Team Time Open Communication
* 83 Staff Members * 49 Certified Classroom Teachers * 11 Classified Paraprofessionals * 23 Support Staff * All staff members are highly qualified and certified in the field that they are teaching
What is the role of the School Governance Council? * Governing body of the school. * Approve the school strategic plan and updates * Approve the annual budget recommendations * Manage the Request for Flexibility process * Participate in hiring of the principal, in the case of a vacancy * Provide annual feedback on principal performance
* School Governance Council * 3 parents/guardians elected by the parents/guardians with children enrolled at the school * 2 teachers elected by school employees * 2 school-based employees appointed by the principal * 2 community members nominated by the principal and approved by the School Governance Council * The principal (non-voting)
Becoming responsible citizens in a global community developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect!
* We must work together to develop these character traits and instill these attitudes.
* Georgia Milestones (3 rd -5 th ) * ITBS (3 rd and 5 th ) * Common Assessments (K-5) * Fountas and Pinnell (K-5) * G-Kids (Kindergarten) * ACCESS (ESOL) * STAR Reading and STAR Math (K-5) * SLO (student learning objectives) PK- 3rd
Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in ELA, Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies Star Reading Star Math Balanced Literacy Assessments Reading Eggs IXL FASTT Math Professional Learning Communities Extended day 2 times a week which provides tutorial and enrichment for grades 2 nd -5 th (Jan-May) Team Time every day from 7:40- 8:10 to enrich and extend curriculum for students Differentiated Instruction Small Groups Common Formative Assessments Computers in every classroom Promethean White Boards Data, Data, Data! Higher Order Questioning Engaged Students Essential Questions/ I Can Statements After School Activities Hands on Activities Cooperative Learning SOAR- School wide discipline plan Standards-Based report cards in 2 nd – 5 th Progress Skills Checklist in K and 1st
Response to Intervention (RTI): The Georgia Student Achieve Pyramid of Interventions Tier 4 Tier 3 – SST Driven Learning Individualized Strategies Research based strategies targeting a specific area of concern 4-5 times weekly for 30+ minutes Tier 2 – Needs Based Learning In addition to Tier 1, targeted students participate in research based interventions Additional small group instruction for selected individuals (3-5 times weekly for minutes) Tier 1- Standards Based Classroom Learning Differentiated instruction guided by frequent formative assessment. Multiple options for taking in information Multiple options for making sense of the ideas Multiple options for expressing what they know Multiple arrangements and settings to foster engagement and relevance 1-5% of Students 5-15% of Students % of Students
Heards Ferry School Rules S – Safe (follow procedures, keep hands and feet to self) O – Outstanding (be a good example, be helpful, stay organized and neat) A – Accountable (be prepared, be responsible, be attentive) R – Respectful (raise your hand, follow directions the first time, use appropriate language and tone, respect teachers, self, and peers)
* Praise by the teacher/s * SOAR Points Tickets * Individual and Class * Fun Friday for individuals * Teams working to earn rewards * Recognized on the morning news show * Recognized in the school newsletter * Positive Office Referrals by Administration * Breakfast of Champions * Student of the Week Certificates
Student information from teacher grade books and data entered by administrators * Attendance * Discipline * Transcripts * Schedules * Test Scores * Report Cards * Registration information * Classwork – assignments, tests etc…(grades 2-5) * To vote for SGC candidates
* Conferences * Phone calls * s * Agendas/daily folders * Thursday folders * Newsletters- school and grade level * School Messenger * School website * Eagle Alliance website * Classroom teacher page on EA website * Edmodo
* Who took the CRCT? * Who will take the CRCT next year? * Results from CRCT
Students Percentage of students who met or exceeded 3 rd 3 rd98% 4 th 100% 5 th 99%
Students Percentage of students who exceeded 3 rd 82% 4 th 81% 5 th 74%
Every Grade Scored 98% or Higher in READING!!!!
Students Percentage of Students who met or exceeded 3 rd 3 rd92% 4 th 96% 5 th 75%
Students Percentage of Students who exceeded 3 rd 69% 4 th 71% 5 th 75%
Reading- 98% English/Language Arts – 97% Mathematics – 92% Science – 91% Social Studies – 93%
The percentage of students exceeding in ELA increased from 68% to 71% The percentage of students who exceeded in Science increased from 69% to 75%.
Reading – 100% English/Language Arts – 97% Mathematics – 96% Science – 97% Social Studies – 97%
* 4 th saw a gain in meets/exceeds in every subject except Social Studies where they remained the same * The percentage of students exceeding increased in every subject except Math and Science
Reading – 99% Language Arts – 99% Mathematics – 96% Science – 94% Social Studies – 94%
* The percentage of students exceeding increased in every subject except in Science and Social Studies * The percentage of students exceeding in Reading increased from 64% to 74%
* Volunteer in the classroom or school * Science Day * Attend Curriculum Night * Community involvement * School Governance Council * Join Edmodo * Join Eagle Alliance: Raises funds for HFES
* Science Volunteer in the Science Lab * Materials and supplies * Technology (I pad carts and technology programs- IXL, FASTT Math, AR, Reading Eggs) * Professional Learning for staff (Writing, PBIS and PLC) * Agendas/Thursday Folders * Paper * Odyssey of the Mind * Math Online League * Weekly Readers * Science Weekly * Poster Maker
* Updated Contact Information * Computers available to join Eagle Alliance website, EA teacher pages, Edmodo and volunteer information * 6:45-7:30- Session with the teachers * If you need to sign up to be a volunteer, please go to the computer lab to register.
Approximate cost to provide programming and academic support at Heards Ferry per year: $300,000 Approximate funding provided by Fulton County: - $160,000 ___________ SHORTFALL: = $140,000 PER-STUDENT COST $140,000/700 STUDENTS = $200 per STUDENT
Science Lab Daddy/Daughter Date Night Six Plus One Traits of Writing Program Mother/Son Date Night Fall Family Festival School Store Sneak Peek Spirit Wear Talent Show Spirit Nights Book Fair Hands on Heards Ferry Day Building Maintenance Grounds Maintenance RSVP Security System Carpool Teacher Appreciation Events New Family Events School Calendar Website Maintenance Field Day Science Day VIP Day International Day Media Center Programming Yearbook Music Programming Professional Development Paper Curriculum Nights Positive Behavior Intervention System Field Trips Printer Cartridges Special Education Support Teacher Mini Grants Classroom Stipends for Teachers Drinking Water First Friday Art Supplies Media Center Supplies Music Supplies PE Supplies School Tours Odyssey of the Mind Student Government Reading Program Online Math League E-Library IXL Math and ELA Program Learning A-Z New Math Program Moby Max Weekly Readers Reading Eggs Science Weekly …and more.