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  • Welcome 550 students, 100 staff, Sprouts Daycare, Burlington Afterschool program, YMCA Afterschool program, LABBB Collaboartive program, gym rentals, - very busy place with people coming nand going Appeal to you to support our procedures to maintain a safe and ordetly school. Introduxe Teachers, Mr. G, John Shoudt, Lela Lituri Few words Bus situation, Met with the bus company, safety officer, and have made some adjustments, continue to monitor time comgin into school andwill make further adjustments as new ideas are implemented.
  • FWS Open House 2011

    1. 1. FWS Open House 2011 September 20 – grades 3-5 September 21 – grades K-2
    2. 2. Technology <ul><li>Website update </li></ul><ul><li>Principal’s Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail – last [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Whiteboards </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bobcarts” </li></ul><ul><li>iPads </li></ul><ul><li>Student Management System – Aspen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Report Cards </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Curriculum <ul><li>New National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Align Burlington curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Councils </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Coach and Math Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Level Teams </li></ul><ul><li>New Standards Based Report Cards </li></ul>
    4. 4. Report Cards <ul><li>Standards-expectations of what students know and are able to do for each grade level </li></ul><ul><li>Progressing/ Meeting grade level standards </li></ul><ul><li>Information Night – Nov 30 </li></ul><ul><li>December 7 report cards go home </li></ul><ul><li>December 9 parent conferences </li></ul>
    5. 5. Response to Intervention - RtI <ul><li>Universal Screening - 3 x year </li></ul><ul><li>“ I Ready” - updated DORA/DOMA program </li></ul><ul><li>Group students across grade level based on skills </li></ul><ul><li>Switch classes for ELA / Math </li></ul><ul><li>Intervention/Extension block – meet all students’ needs </li></ul><ul><li>Progress Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade level teams meet weekly with principal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize various assessment tools </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Multi - Tiered Instruction <ul><li>Tier 1 – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At or above grade level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students need differentiation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tier 2 – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Below grade level expectations and progressing toward benchmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students need Tier 2 interventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress Monitoring – every 2 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tier 3 - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Below grade level expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students need Tier 3 interventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress Monitoring – every week </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Problem Solving Team <ul><li>School Psychologist/Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Special Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Other professional staff as needed </li></ul>
    8. 8. PST Team Meeting <ul><li>Identify Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a plan of action </li></ul><ul><li>Determine progress monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Meet again in 4 to 6 weeks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to assess progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to refine plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to consider special education referral </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Allergy Policy <ul><li>Standardized across all schools </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with parents, teachers, students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter from Superintendent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter from Principal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter from Nurse </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Guidelines – Some Key Points <ul><li>Birthday celebrations are food free </li></ul><ul><li>No peanuts or tree nuts for classroom snacks </li></ul><ul><li>Peanuts or tree nuts allowed in cafeteria </li></ul><ul><li>Other snack restrictions per individual allergies </li></ul><ul><li>Food in school must be curriculum based </li></ul><ul><li>Parents notified in advance/permission forms </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers determine food for events </li></ul>
    11. 11. More Information <ul><li>http://www.foodallergy.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Website provides updated information </li></ul><ul><li>Must read labels – changes occur regularly </li></ul>
    12. 12. Student Empowerment ( Anti-Bullying Legislation) <ul><li>Student Empowerment Task Force </li></ul><ul><li>Burlington always followed a process </li></ul><ul><li>New paperwork </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate all allegations </li></ul><ul><li>Bystanders important to the investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Parents contacted </li></ul><ul><li>Determination of bullying or conflict made by principal </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline information is confidential </li></ul>
    13. 13. Guidelines <ul><li>Students are separated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feelings of fear / intimidation of target considered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students need time to cool off </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop a plan </li></ul><ul><li>Determine support for students </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline /Apology </li></ul><ul><li>Be proactive and contact: Principal, Asst. Principal, Guidance, School Psychologist, Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Pamphlet for parents </li></ul>
    14. 14. Elementary Handbook <ul><li>Bus change requests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not guaranteed – based on space on bus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than three students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No groups going to parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main office reviews requests and contacts bus company. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Birthday Invitations – not sent through school) </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Parent Volunteers <ul><li>Register through PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain CORI background check </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Principal’s Volunteer Meeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tonight at 7:45 PM and 8:00 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, Sept.30 at 9:00 AM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 PM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many ways to participate – check off on form </li></ul>

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