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LCE Open House 2013 2014

LCE Open House 2013 2014






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    • ““ LCE, where learning is a life-long journey, not just aLCE, where learning is a life-long journey, not just a destination.”destination.”
    •   Thank you for a great beginning. As of today, we have enrolled 534 students. Our school theme this year is:  “LCE, where learning is a life-long journey, not just a destination.”    
    •   LCE is a place where we develop life- long learners who demonstrate Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dependability, and Excellence (PRIDE) in their everyday lives.  “Committed to Excellence” LCE Mission Statement
    •   Excellence Everyday! That’s the Lions’ Way! Roar! LCE School Motto
    •   Give Respect  Strive to Obey  Have a positive Attitude  Give an appropriate Response Our “Mane” Goal
    •   There were two ratings for 2012-2013 (Met Standards or Improvement Required.)  Based on TEA guidelines, Lexington Creek Elementary is rated as a Met Standards campus. Accountability - The 4 Index System
    •   Index 1 – Student Achievement  Index 2 – Student Progress  Index 3 – Closing Performance Gaps  Index 4 – Postsecondary Readiness Accountability - The 4 Index System
    •   The new state accountability system incorporates a wider range of measures than the old system. It is still very important for students to pass each test they take.  State Requirement 50 Lexington Creek 89  39 points higher than the state. Index 1 - Student Achievement
    •   The new state accountability system places value on a student’s growth regardless of the achievement level of the student.  State Requirement 30 Lexington Creek 47  17 points higher than the state. Index 2 -Student Progress
    •   The new state accountability system places increased emphasis on the performance of economically disadvantaged students while still focusing on the closing of achievement gaps for all student groups.  State Requirement 55 Lexington Creek 82  27 points higher than the state. Index 3 – Closing Performance Gap
    •   The new state accountability system holds campuses and districts accountable for more than moving students to graduation. The system now values the types of courses students complete and the test scores of younger students that indicate they are on track for postsecondary success. Index 4 – Postsecondary Readiness
    •   Increase reading/vocabulary across all academic subjects .  Small Group Instruction/Differentiated Instruction for all subjects (variety of ways to learn material)  Math manipulatives and problem solving activities  Hands on Inquiry based science activities – use of grade level mini-science labs  Increase higher level thinking skills through more rigorous activities  In-school intervention times. Strategies for Meeting our Goals
    •   In an effort to increase our security at LCE and for the protection of our students and faculty, effective Monday, September 23, 2013 parents and guardians will no longer be allowed to walk students to their classrooms.   If you need to speak to your student’s teacher, please email for an appointment.   Thank you for helping LCE to be a safe and secure school. Campus Security
    •  Poetry Focus
    •   “Whose child is this?” I asked one day  Seeing a little one out at play  “Mine”, said the parent with a tender smile”  “Mine to keep a little while.  To bathe his hands and comb his hair  To tell him what he is to wear,  To prepare him that he may always be good,  And each day do the things he should”. Whose Child is This?
    •   “Whose child is this?” I asked again.  As the door opened and someone came in.  “Mine”, said the teacher with the same tender smile.  “Mine, to keep just for a little while.  To teach him how to be gentle and kind,  To train and direct his dear little mind,  To help him live by every rule,  And get the best he can from school”.
    •   “Whose child is this?” I asked once more,  Just as the little one entered the door.  “Ours”, said the parent and the teacher as they smiled  And each took the hand of the little child  “Ours to love and train together.  Ours this blessed task forever.”  Author Unknown
    •   PTO - We look forward to working with you and your students. I encourage you to stop by our PTO Membership table and our VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) table. We welcome the opportunity to work together for our students at Lexington Creek Elementary. Reminders
    •   1st presentation: 6:35 pm – 7:00 pm  2nd presentation: 7:05 pm – 7:30 pm Evening Schedule