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Prince of Peace First Annual State of the School Address


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Prince of Peace First Annual State of the School Address, as presented by Head of Schools, Mr. Dan Dueck.

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Prince of Peace First Annual State of the School Address

  1. 1. First Annual State of the School Address<br />January 20, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Pastor Sauer<br />Welcome<br />Prayer<br />
  3. 3. Head of Schools Welcome<br />From the New Guy<br />Tonight’s Purpose<br />Celebrate the year so far<br />Look at where we are going<br />Communicate to you about POP and upcoming events<br />
  4. 4. Determined, Devoted, Defined<br />
  5. 5. New Faces<br />
  6. 6. Back to School Work Day<br />
  7. 7. 2010-2011 Enrollment<br />Preschool- 115 and over 70 on the wait list<br />Elementary- 224 with capped grades at K, 3, and 7<br />Elementary school enrollment up roughly 40 students from 2009-2010 school year.<br />
  8. 8. That our children might know him<br />3 years ago a plan was implemented to revitalize Prince of Peace School. Using a 13 step plan, Prince of Peace focused on these 5 areas of our school<br />Excellence in Education<br />Faith and discipleship in Jesus Christ<br />Healthy, well-rounded young adults<br />Partnership with parents<br />Affordable quality education<br />SMT (School Ministry Team) has been responsible to oversee the completion of this plan<br />
  9. 9. That our children might know him Cont.<br />1. Revised Scope and Sequence<br />2. Technology Integration<br />3. Expanded Fine Arts<br />4. Faculty Development-discipleship training<br />5. Health Education<br />6. Foreign Language<br />7. Learning Differences<br />8. Faculty Training<br />9. Facilities<br />10. Reorganize Administration<br />11. Hire and retain quality faculty and staff<br />12. Scholarships<br />13. Expand Preschool<br />
  10. 10. 2010-2011 Program additions<br />Spanish- hola!<br />Instrumental Band- <br />Cheerleading<br />
  11. 11. Curriculum <br />Math<br />Science<br />History<br />Language Arts<br />
  12. 12. Assessment<br />Scantron Electronic Standardized Tests<br />For grades 2-8<br />Provides instant feed back for the subject areas of <br />Math<br />Science<br />Language Arts<br />Reading<br />Gives tools to help strengthen areas that students are struggling<br />
  13. 13. Science<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. High Lights<br />Harvest Festival<br />Preschool Welcome Picnic<br />Preschool Advent Service<br />Outdoor Education <br />Ardenwood Farm Trip<br />Joseph Who?<br />FAME<br />Thanksgiving Feast <br />Chapel<br />Buddy Class Activities<br />
  16. 16. WASC/NLSA- Accreditation<br />Western Association of Schools and Colleges<br />National Lutheran Schools Accreditation<br />
  17. 17. Looking ahead<br />
  18. 18. Before<br />
  19. 19. After<br />
  20. 20. Additional 3rd Grade<br />We are planning on adding a second 3rd grade class to continue growth and expansion <br />Plans for classroom reorganization are being looked at<br />Grade expansion allows us to keep class sizes small <br />
  21. 21. New 2 story Classroom Building<br />
  22. 22. Campus Security<br />We are looking at ways to increase the security of the school campus during the day. Faculty and staff are already wearing picture i.ds., new cameras are being installed, and other actions are being explored to ensure the safety of the children.<br />
  23. 23. New School Management Software<br />Ease of management and access to student information<br />On-line grade book for all teachers*<br />One-stop shopping for grades, calendars, and schedules*<br />Mass email system<br /> *looking at grade levels and expectations for recording grades, and posting assignments<br />
  24. 24. Jr. High Remodel<br />Exploring/evaluating/revising for 2011-2012 <br /> schedules<br /> electives<br /> homework<br /> grading policies<br />discipline<br /> structure<br /> high school readiness<br />
  25. 25. School wide areas of assessment<br />Homework<br />Discipline/class management<br />Technology<br />Communication <br />Opportunities for parent support education<br />Opportunities for additional help and support for students with learning challenges<br />
  26. 26. Big Items to explore<br />Preschool expansion- second site<br />POP High School<br />
  27. 27. Our challenge<br />As we grow and expand over the next few years, our challenge is to keep the “small school community” while we become a bigger school<br />Continue to be a school of choice- always strive to be the best for our students and families<br />
  28. 28. What can you do<br />Help with security- check in/check out in the office during the school day<br />If you cannot pick up your child by 3:15, use after school care- students will be sent after 3:15<br />Work through the system to address issues and concerns<br />Continue being positive about Prince of Peace<br />
  29. 29. Up coming events<br />
  30. 30. Kindergarten information night<br />Wednesday, January 25 @ 7:00<br />
  31. 31. Kindergarten Enrollment<br />Thursday, January 26<br />7:00am in the school office<br />Space is limited<br />Siblings<br />
  32. 32. Re-enrollment<br />February 1<br />There is a lot of interest from the community about POP. Make sure you turn your registration packet in early. <br />
  33. 33. Open Enrollment<br />March 1<br />For new POP students<br />
  34. 34. Love and Logic<br />Love and Logic classes will begin February 4 <br />
  35. 35. Sharks Ice Pop skating event<br />February 5 from 12:15-2:15<br />Watch for more information<br />
  36. 36. Race for Ed<br />Packets went home Wednesday, January 19<br />Race Day- March 10<br />We need volunteers<br />Last year, raised $16,000<br />
  37. 37. Good Night<br />