Kennedy Elementary School Board Presentation

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Kennedy Elementary School Board Presentation

  1. 1. KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Reaching New Heights 09/10
  2. 2. we? Who are
  3. 3. Working Together students & staff
  4. 4. Kennedy School is a partnership of staff, parents, and community members dedicated to providing each child with the skills to become a safe, respectful and responsible lifelong learner . Our Mission
  5. 5. Together Everyone Achieves More We believe in the Power of TEAM
  6. 6. Demographics 45% 49% 54%
  7. 7. Demographics 34 57 47 55 Number of Students
  8. 8. Special Education 39 Students on IEPs
  9. 9. Kennedy AYP Economically Disadvantaged Limited English Proficient Students with Disabilities
  10. 10. It? How Do We Do
  11. 11. <ul><li>We’ve piloted three </li></ul><ul><li>research-based programs : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Sidewalks Intervention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigations Math </li></ul></ul>Resourceful
  12. 12. Resourceful We are implementing the K-SMART kindergarten/community reading program
  13. 13. Resourceful We are supporting the academic and social needs of our ELL students through the GANAS mentoring program
  14. 14. Our Successes PBS Literacy
  15. 15. Positive Behavior Support
  16. 16. 82% Students with 0 to 1 referrals. Building the Green Zone
  17. 17. Building the Green Zone Kennedy Cash  Jackpot  Following the rules really pays off! Classroom Teacher: ____________________ Each student who was present at the presentation of this award will receive a Kennedy Cash. Presented by:________________________ Be Safe - Be Respectful - Be Responsible Kennedy Cash Be Safe - Be Respectful - Be Responsible
  18. 18. Tools for Students and Staff Bully Prevention Stop. Walk. Talk.
  19. 19. <ul><li>Monthly review of data </li></ul><ul><li>Focus areas: Playground, </li></ul><ul><li>bullying and respectful behavior </li></ul>Using the Data
  20. 20. Family Nights At Kennedy Elementary!!! Thursday, March 4, 2010 Tuesday, March 9, 2010 5:30-6:00pm - Pizza, Salad and Pop 6:00-7:30pm - Parenting Presentation Managing the Madness Creating A Safe, Respectful, Responsible Home In A Crazy World Family Connections Free Food!!! Kids’ Activities!!!
  21. 21. Literacy
  22. 22. Kennedy Report Card
  23. 23. School-Level Team Meetings Examining Data K-6 Classroom Teachers, Specialists, Instructional Coach, Principal
  24. 24. Grade-Level Team Meetings Using Data to Guide Instruction Closing the Gap: -Beginning of the Year: 30% Benchmark -Mid-Year: 88% Benchmark
  25. 25. K-SMART Serving 59 Kindergarten Students
  26. 26. Our Challenge Writing
  27. 27. Kennedy Report Card 30% met/exceeded the writing benchmark in 2008/2009
  28. 28. Writing Response <ul><li>School Improvement Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Focus/Emphasis </li></ul><ul><li>30 Minute Daily Writing Block </li></ul>
  29. 29. Writing Response Annual Professional Development: -Looking at the Standards -Practice in Scoring -Identifying Writing Strategies
  30. 30. Writing Response 3 School Wide Writing Samples: -Narrative, Expository, & Imaginative -K-6 Samples Submitted to Writing Team and then to Principal
  31. 31. Work in Progress Math
  32. 32. Kennedy Report Card
  33. 33. Focus on New Standards Testing Beginning 2011
  34. 34. Investigations Curriculum
  35. 35. Math Facts Challenge Mathematical Fluency
  36. 36. Problem of the Quarter Building A Culture of Mathematics
  37. 37. Innovation
  38. 38. Video Conferences
  39. 39. <ul><li>14 New Computers </li></ul><ul><li>SuccessMaker: Computer-assisted Instruction for Math and Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Support Staff (3.75x2) </li></ul>Instructional Technology Lab
  40. 40. Go Technology on the
  41. 41. Professional Development
  42. 42. KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Reaching New Heights 09/10

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