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  • 1. Central High School
    A place of change and growth
    By Sally Slater
  • 2. The Mission Statement
    In cooperation with students, parents, staff, and the community is to guarantee a high quality education in a safe and orderly environment for all students, inspiring them to become life-long learners and responsible, productive citizens.
  • 3. The History & Facts of CHS
    The first High School in Wyoming (wikipedia, n.d.)
    Founded in 1868 (wikipedia, n.d.)
    Accredited in 1909 (wikipedia, n.d.)
    Central is found in the state capital; Cheyenne
    Enrollment 1100 Students
    Average ACT Composite Score: 21.5
    162 Employees
  • 4. Structure of Central High School’s Organization
    Professional Learning Community
    Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) shift the focus of school reform from restructuring to reculturing (Louis, 2006). A PLC is an ongoing process used to establish a school wide culture that develops teacher leadership explicitly focused on building and sustaining school improvement efforts (CCSRI, n.d.).
    Each department is broken down into sub groups that collaborate on a specific discipline. These sub groups compare data, work on new strategies, develop common assessments, and develop guarantee viable curriculums.
  • 5. Culture of Central High School
    Expectations of Teachers:
    • Building and sustaining school improvement
    • 6. Call parents if students have a “D” or “F”
    • 7. Report to duty in hallway daily
    • 8. Dress appropriately
    • 9. Treat students fairly
    • 10. Update grades regularly
    • 11. Keep community log and parent contact log
    • 12. Treat students with respect
    • 13. Learning new strategies and techniques
  • Culture of Central High School
    Expectations of Students:
    • Use academic support time when needed
    • 14. Dress appropriately
    • 15. Comply with school rules
    • 16. Treat teachers with respect
    • 17. Attend school and be on time
    • 18. Come to school prepared
  • A Change at Central High School
    Traditional Schedule vs. Block Schedule
  • 19. A Change at Central High School
    Block Schedule vs. Traditional Schedule
  • 20.
  • 21. Unified & Fragmented Cultures
    A unified culture that becomes rigid will resist
    change, but trying to change a fragmented culture
    Is like trying to herd cats (Beach, 2006).
  • 22. Video - Interview
  • 23. Mr. Strannigan, Principal
  • 24. References
    Curtis, A., (2011, March 17). LCCC to schools: Let’s talk about preparation. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, pg. A3.
    Laramie County School District Number One, (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.laramie1.org/?sessionid=637ce310f881365db8666a0cf22057d4&t.
    Louis, K. S. (2006). Changing the culture of schools: Professional community, organizational learning, and trust. Journal of School Leadership, 16(5), 477-489.
    Wikipedia, (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheyenne_Central_High_School.