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ALCS Parent information night 2011

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ALCS Parent information night 2011

  1. 1. Alta Loma Christian SchoolWelcome! <br />Parent Information Night<br />August 30, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Opening Remarks<br />Welcome and Opening Prayer: Pastor Bob Beaty<br />Opening Remarks: Mrs. Lori Johnstone, Principal<br />Introductions:<br />School Board Members Pastor Bob Beaty, Jim Keith, Kelly Smith, Sheryl Taylor, Jan Trevan, Daryl Smathers, Scott Jones<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Touching Hearts and Training Minds<br />Followers of Jesus Christ<br />Effective Communicators<br />Independent, lifelong learners<br />Critical thinkers and problem solvers<br />Servant leaders<br /> We are representing Jesus, and want to be truly excellent in all that we do!<br />3<br />Our Expected School-Wide Learning Results<br />
  4. 4. ACSI/WASC Accreditation<br />In March 2010, a joint ACSI/WASC visiting committee spent 3 ½ days evaluating our school. They explored every area of school operation. <br />ALCS was awarded the highest accreditation possible under two organizations—the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Our six-year certification places us in the top 10% of schools reaching the highest level of accreditation.<br />4<br />
  5. 5. How do we know if we are achieving our goals?<br />One measure we can look at is our Standardized Test Scores<br />Stanford Achievement Tests are administered each Spring.<br />See detailed results at our school website www.alchristian.com under “Academics”, “Standardized Testing”<br />Overall, our scores in Math and Reading were in the top 15% of the nation. <br />5<br />
  6. 6. Beyond Technology Education<br />6<br />Improving instruction through the use of technology<br />Lisa Parkey, Beyond Technology Education<br />
  7. 7. Why Fundraising?<br />Mr. Robert Elkin, ALCS Parent and Grandparent<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Parent Teacher Fellowship<br /><ul><li>A BIG THANK YOU to all of our parents! We are so grateful for the blessing that you’ve given us in being able to minister to your children and families!
  9. 9. First PTF meeting: Tuesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary
  10. 10. Thank you for your support!</li></ul>8<br />
  11. 11. 2011-2012 Fundraising Plan<br />Entertainment Books Sale<br />Box Tops and other community programs <br />Restaurant Benefit Nights<br />9<br />
  12. 12. 10<br />Touching Hearts and Training Minds<br />Alta Loma Christian School<br />Biennial Auction<br />November 19, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. <br />For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. <br />Matthew 6:21<br />
  13. 13. Scrip Program<br /><ul><li>Gift cards that are purchased for their actual amount. It doesn’t cost anything to buy the gift card.
  14. 14. The merchants, through the Scrip company, give the school a rebate.
  15. 15. There is huge potential here for our school to be blessed significantly in this area. These funds augment our operating budget.</li></ul>11<br />
  16. 16. Classroom Visits<br /><ul><li>Enjoy meeting your child’s teacher!
  17. 17. TWO INFORMATION SESSIONS: </li></ul>7:10-7:30, 7:40-8:00<br />Scrip orders in the lobby <br />Be sure to visit the library and computer lab!<br /><ul><li>Communication is important– ask questions and stay involved and informed.
  18. 18. AR Home Connect
  19. 19. RenWeb</li></ul>12<br />
  20. 20. Closing Remarks<br />Closing Prayer<br />Romans 15:5<br />“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus.” <br />Middle School parents- First session: Room 16<br />13<br />

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