Fairview rocks because… School Board Presentation February 4, 2010
… we make every day count! A National No Child Left Behind  Blue Ribbon School
Our Accomplishments The Academic Excellence Award  recognized 388 schools that had sustained very high academic performanc...
What we do matters! We put children first…
Character Counts at Fairview! <ul><li>Our  Hearts for Haiti  collection, on January 16, brought our families and staff tog...
<ul><li>One hundred families and staff members donated much needed items to the Haiti Congress for the Fortification of Ha...
We don’t just talk about  character , we live it! <ul><li>Peer Mediators </li></ul><ul><li>Blanket Collection </li></ul><u...
We value student creativity, academic achievement,  healthy body and mind.
Our Approach to Academics <ul><li>Student centered learning </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated instruction </li></ul><ul><li...
Students have fun while learning! <ul><li>Our teachers strive for student growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Our teachers strive fo...
2009-2010 School  Improvement Goals
This Year’s Goals… <ul><li>Goals  </li></ul><ul><li>1) Reading growth: </li></ul><ul><li>60-70% of students at each grade ...
Goals continued… <ul><li>3)  Continue to broaden educators’ understanding and implementation of technology to deliver inst...
Student Opportunities <ul><li>Chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Club ...
Science Fair,  Math, Reading, and Science Nights, Leapin’ Into Literature, FV Authors, Challenger Space Center, Wax Museum...
 
 
Students explore… <ul><li>Music, Chorus, 5 th  Grade Musical-  Mrs. Loeffler </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education- Mrs. Le...
Students discover… <ul><li>The Library Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian- Mrs. Oh </li></ul><ul><li>Aides- Mrs. ...
Students express themselves! <ul><li>Art- Mr. Ivy </li></ul>
What we do matters! <ul><li>Students are supported through: </li></ul><ul><li>ELL services </li></ul><ul><li>Gifted classe...
 
Talented Teachers and a Superb Staff!
International Presenter <ul><li>Principal Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>ASCD International Curacao Conference </li></ul><ul><li...
National Presenter <ul><li>Patrick Black, SOAR Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology National Conference, Florida...
Building and District Presenters <ul><li>Writing: Una Durkan, Sherrie Teuber, Angela Coscino, Jena Hermanson </li></ul><ul...
 
 
Dawn Collins <ul><li>The Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce awarded ‘our’ Dawn Collins the President’s Award at the 2009 H...
The Big Apple <ul><li>The Big Apple doesn’t only represent New York City! </li></ul><ul><li>At the start of each Fairview ...
Terrific Teachers call Fairview Home! <ul><li>Our staff consists of Type-75 certified staff, teachers with Masters Degrees...
What we do matters!
Every child is considered!
Awesome Instructional Aides <ul><li>Our aides teach children to be self-reliant, self-reflective, and independent. </li></ul>
Our Aides Deliver! <ul><li>Our instructional aides help to implement interventions, assist to ensure that modifications an...
The Marvelous Main Office <ul><li>Thanks to Carolyn Young and Dawn Collins, our brilliant secretaries! </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Our Maintenance Team! <ul><li>Head custodian, Juan Reyna, keeps the school sparkling! </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Orze, Russ K...
The Staff thinks Fairview rocks because…
Our Parents… <ul><li>the bridge from school to home! </li></ul>
Parent Volunteers Make Our World Go ‘Round! <ul><li>Classroom Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Field Day </li></ul><ul><li>Field ...
Parent Volunteers at Work
 
Parents think Fairview rocks because…
From our students <ul><li>Fairview rocks because… </li></ul>
Thank you to our School Improvement Team: <ul><li>(Add pix) </li></ul><ul><li>Agata Trzaska </li></ul><ul><li>Jean Likens ...
Thank you!
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  1. 1. Fairview rocks because… School Board Presentation February 4, 2010
  2. 2. … we make every day count! A National No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School
  3. 3. Our Accomplishments The Academic Excellence Award recognized 388 schools that had sustained very high academic performance over at least three years. Some of these schools often received national recognitions placing them among the nation's most outstanding. The Bright Red Apple Award is based on five factors: academic performance, student-teacher ratio, expenditure per student, educational level of teachers, and average teacher salary.  Only 81 Illinois school districts (out of 868 school districts) were honored with the award for striving to provide their students with an outstanding educational environment. 
  4. 4. What we do matters! We put children first…
  5. 5. Character Counts at Fairview! <ul><li>Our Hearts for Haiti collection, on January 16, brought our families and staff together in an effort to relieve the suffering of our neighbors around the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>One hundred families and staff members donated much needed items to the Haiti Congress for the Fortification of Haiti. Thank you FV dad, Jim Jones, for helping us deliver our donation! </li></ul>
  7. 7. We don’t just talk about character , we live it! <ul><li>Peer Mediators </li></ul><ul><li>Blanket Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Gotcha’ Tickets </li></ul><ul><li>Falcon Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Molly’s Dollies </li></ul><ul><li>The Linus Blanket Project </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><ul><li>Red Ribbon Week </li></ul><ul><li>Thanksgiving Food Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday Gift Card Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Paperless Day </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Day Bags </li></ul>
  8. 8. We value student creativity, academic achievement, healthy body and mind.
  9. 9. Our Approach to Academics <ul><li>Student centered learning </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Data driven planning </li></ul><ul><li>Parent input </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving model </li></ul><ul><li>Co-teaching and co-planning </li></ul><ul><li>Interventions with integrity </li></ul>
  10. 10. Students have fun while learning! <ul><li>Our teachers strive for student growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Our teachers strive for positive learning experiences! </li></ul><ul><li>Our teachers strive for the best! </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2009-2010 School Improvement Goals
  12. 12. This Year’s Goals… <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>1) Reading growth: </li></ul><ul><li>60-70% of students at each grade level will meet the mean Growth Targets as measured by MAP assessment from fall to spring. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Writing growth: </li></ul><ul><li>All 3 rd grade and 5 th grade students will meet AYP in writing, meeting or exceeding State Standards, as measured by the spring Writing ISAT. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Goals continued… <ul><li>3) Continue to broaden educators’ understanding and implementation of technology to deliver instruction: </li></ul><ul><li>The staff will have access to training sessions per their request and the support necessary to enhance their technology repertoire for the purpose of classroom instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>4) To raise staff awareness, understanding, and opportunities for implementation of the Social/Emotional State Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>As a staff, we will become familiar with the State’s Social/Emotional Standards and implement them throughout the school year. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Student Opportunities <ul><li>Chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Club </li></ul><ul><li>Chess Club </li></ul><ul><li>Composers’ Club </li></ul><ul><li>Rainbows </li></ul>
  15. 15. Science Fair, Math, Reading, and Science Nights, Leapin’ Into Literature, FV Authors, Challenger Space Center, Wax Museum, Spirit Days
  16. 18. Students explore… <ul><li>Music, Chorus, 5 th Grade Musical- Mrs. Loeffler </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education- Mrs. Leeney and Mr. Heider </li></ul>
  17. 19. Students discover… <ul><li>The Library Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian- Mrs. Oh </li></ul><ul><li>Aides- Mrs. Potratz and Mrs. Trezise </li></ul>
  18. 20. Students express themselves! <ul><li>Art- Mr. Ivy </li></ul>
  19. 21. What we do matters! <ul><li>Students are supported through: </li></ul><ul><li>ELL services </li></ul><ul><li>Gifted classes </li></ul><ul><li>Special education </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work services </li></ul><ul><li>Speech/Language services </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological support </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Group sessions </li></ul><ul><li>The SOAR experience </li></ul><ul><li>RISE literacy support </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Coaches </li></ul>
  20. 23. Talented Teachers and a Superb Staff!
  21. 24. International Presenter <ul><li>Principal Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>ASCD International Curacao Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Netherlands-Antilles </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Child: Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Challenged </li></ul>
  22. 25. National Presenter <ul><li>Patrick Black, SOAR Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology National Conference, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>“ My Crazy Idea: Student Centered Learning and Web 2.0 for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities.” </li></ul>
  23. 26. Building and District Presenters <ul><li>Writing: Una Durkan, Sherrie Teuber, Angela Coscino, Jena Hermanson </li></ul><ul><li>Reading: Jean Likens, Cathy O’Donnell, Mary Kay McMahon, Tiffani Cuneo </li></ul><ul><li>Student Support Services: Agata Trzaska, Su Caldwell, Anneliese Opfer, Joanne Prato, Erin Freeding, Meredith Hensel, Ashley Melby </li></ul><ul><li>Technology: Kari Commare, Jen Cuellar, Peggy Hunt, Patrick Black </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills and Differentiated Instruction: April Jordan </li></ul>
  24. 29. Dawn Collins <ul><li>The Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce awarded ‘our’ Dawn Collins the President’s Award at the 2009 Holiday Luncheon. </li></ul><ul><li>The President’s Award is presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in supporting the Mount Prospect Chamber. </li></ul><ul><li>Congratulations, Dawn! </li></ul>
  25. 30. The Big Apple <ul><li>The Big Apple doesn’t only represent New York City! </li></ul><ul><li>At the start of each Fairview staff meeting, staff members pass the Big Apple to a colleague that earns it! </li></ul>
  26. 31. Terrific Teachers call Fairview Home! <ul><li>Our staff consists of Type-75 certified staff, teachers with Masters Degrees, trainers, mentors, and genuinely good people! </li></ul>
  27. 32. What we do matters!
  28. 33. Every child is considered!
  29. 34. Awesome Instructional Aides <ul><li>Our aides teach children to be self-reliant, self-reflective, and independent. </li></ul>
  30. 35. Our Aides Deliver! <ul><li>Our instructional aides help to implement interventions, assist to ensure that modifications and accommodations are met, and play an integral part in the learning process. </li></ul>
  31. 36. The Marvelous Main Office <ul><li>Thanks to Carolyn Young and Dawn Collins, our brilliant secretaries! </li></ul><ul><li>And we could not do it without our wonderful school nurse, Kim Galloway, and Principal Jordan! </li></ul>
  32. 37. Our Maintenance Team! <ul><li>Head custodian, Juan Reyna, keeps the school sparkling! </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Orze, Russ Kroll, and Jimmy Finley also play an integral role as members of the Fairview Maintenance Team. </li></ul>
  33. 38. The Staff thinks Fairview rocks because…
  34. 39. Our Parents… <ul><li>the bridge from school to home! </li></ul>
  35. 40. Parent Volunteers Make Our World Go ‘Round! <ul><li>Classroom Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Field Day </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Appreciation Week </li></ul><ul><li>Random Acts of Kindness </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Helpers </li></ul><ul><li>Etc., etc., etc… </li></ul><ul><li>PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Special Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Book Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Math, Science, and Reading Nights </li></ul><ul><li>Leapin’ Into Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Science Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Day </li></ul>
  36. 41. Parent Volunteers at Work
  37. 43. Parents think Fairview rocks because…
  38. 44. From our students <ul><li>Fairview rocks because… </li></ul>
  39. 45. Thank you to our School Improvement Team: <ul><li>(Add pix) </li></ul><ul><li>Agata Trzaska </li></ul><ul><li>Jean Likens </li></ul><ul><li>Cathy O’Donnell </li></ul><ul><li>Una Durkan </li></ul><ul><li>Anneleise Opfer </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Black </li></ul><ul><li>April D. Jordan </li></ul>
  40. 46. Thank you!
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