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Proposed Restructuring At Alhs

  1. 1. Proposal for Restructuring ALHS<br />2011-12 School Year<br />Alan Root<br />Mary Williams<br />Johanna Thomas<br />
  2. 2. Proposal for Restructuring ALHS2011-12 School Year<br />Study the idea of moving ALHS to an 8-12 building<br /> – beginning fall of 2011-12 School Year<br />Why?<br />Due to space constraints at the elementary schools<br />Declining enrollment and space available at ALHS<br />
  3. 3. Projected Enrollments 2011-12<br />Grades 8-12 = 1,133 Students<br />Grades 6-7 = 468 Students<br />Grades K-5 = 1,495<br />* Elementary buildings are at capacity<br />
  4. 4. District Configuration for 2011-12<br />High School to include grades 8-12<br />Middle School – grades 6-7<br />4 – Elementary buildings grades K-5<br />
  5. 5. H.S. Building Committees for Proposal<br />
  6. 6. Faculty and Staff – in all buildings<br />Parents<br />Students<br />Community members<br />Administration<br />School Board<br />Who will be involved in planning?<br />
  7. 7. Scheduling and Facilities Committee<br />Type of daily schedule to be considered<br /> How building is used<br />space – room assignments for teachers, <br />house concept or department based plan<br />Locker allocation<br />Additional computer/technology labs<br />Study halls<br />Lunches – separate for 8-9, 10-12?<br />
  8. 8. Curriculum and Programming Committee<br />Courses to be offered – each grade level<br /> Credits for graduation<br />Testing issues<br />New course opportunities<br />Add a technology requirement?<br />Exploratory classes<br />Study skills<br />Personal learning plans for students<br />Career planning<br />Credit recovery<br />
  9. 9. Transitions Committee<br />Student orientation<br /> 8th and 9th grade mentoring<br />Advisory<br />Career Exploration<br />Staff development <br />Collaboration – common preps<br />Personal, emotional and mental health concerns<br />Moving – staff and students<br />
  10. 10. Activities and Athletics<br />Increased opportunities for students to be involved in school life at ALHS<br />
  11. 11. Timeline for Decisions<br />Propose using early out days to address time for building committees to meet<br />Proposal to Community and School Board by October, 2010<br />
  12. 12. How do You Address the Public?<br />If you are out in the community and asked about this proposal what can you say?<br />The elementary building are at capacity<br />Economic situation makes it difficult to add on additional classroom space to our current elementary buildings<br />ALHS opened in May of 2000 with an enrollment exceeding 1,200 students<br />The School Board has asked the administration and staff to look at restructuring our buildings to address these issues<br />
  13. 13. Resources<br />Redwing High School<br />http://www.reddwing.k12.mn.us/se3bin/clientgenie.cgi<br />
  14. 14. Be Thinking About:<br />At least 1 of the committees you would like to become involved in when looking at restructuring the high school:<br /> - Schedule and Facilities<br /> - Curriculum and Programming<br /> - Transition<br /> - Activities and Athletics<br />
  15. 15. Be Thinking About:<br />Increasing student achievement at ALHS<br /> - Where are we now?<br /> - Where do we want to be in 3 years?<br />Integration of technology to assist student learning<br />Resources required to restructure ALHS<br />

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