Winfield Elementary Back to School Night

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Welcome Back!
Winfield Elementary Back to School Night
August, 2013
Background:
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First Grade Teacher
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Fourth Grade Teacher
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Assistant Principal at the Regional
Institute for Children and Adolescents in
Baltimore
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Assistant Principal at Winfield
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Principal at Mechanicsville Elementary
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Principal at Winfield Elementary
My values:
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Hard work
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Teamwork/collaboration
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Learning
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Reflection
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Integrity-Do what is best for kids at all
times.
Schedule for Tonight
• 6:15 Volunteer Training
• 7:00 Introductions
• 7:05 Principal and PTO Presentation
• 7:25 Transition to Classrooms
• 7:30 Teacher Presentations
“Yes you can, and never give up.”
-Rick Hoyt
Link to ESPY Award
www.teamhoyt.com
Introductions
Administration:
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Nick Shockney, Principal
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Ms. Sikorski, Assistant Principal
Office Staff:
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Ms. Cathy Brown, Secretary
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Ms. Mary Dickson, Secretary
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Ms. Debra Broadrick, Secretary
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Ms. Jill Millison, School Counselor
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Ms. Annette Cremens, Nurse
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Ms. Kelli Eger, Cafeteria Manager
Our Mission
Winfield Elementary is a community
of motivated learners working
together to achieve each individual’s
highest potential.
What Makes Winfield Elementary Unique?
• Enrollment of around 575 students
• Serve the Winfield Community and beyond
• Autism Program for students with special needs
• Additional resource and support staff
• Amazingly supportive community
• Dedicated professionals committed to every student
• Our kids set the example!
Principal Priorities for 13-14
• Establish meaningful relationships with
students, staff, families, and the
community.
• Winfield Family.
• Implement changes associated with
CCSS and the new Teacher/Principal
Evaluation System while empowering
instruction.
Together
We Can
School Hours
• 15 minutes earlier this year
• Doors open at 8:45 AM
• School starts at 9:15 AM
• Dismissal begins at 3:45 PM
• A.M. ECSN / Pre-K 9:15 AM-11:45 AM
• P.M. ECSN 1:15 PM-3:45 PM
Attendance
• Students need to be in their seats by 9:15 AM to avoid being
marked tardy (late).
• If your child is absent, a note must be sent in when your child
returns. If a note is not received, the absence will be marked as
unverified.
• After a period of time, unverified absences are coded as unlawful.
• Students who leave prior to 3:45 will be marked tardy for the
afternoon.
• Extended absences require prior approval.
Transportation
• Thank you for your support this week!
• Please use CCPS transportation.
• We have a very small parking lot. Please help us decrease
the volume of traffic in our loop.
• Please help our green school initiatives.
• If you need to pick-up/drop-off, please follow procedures.
Cafeteria
• Lunch guests must sign in at the office and receive a guest
sticker. We must have a note in advance for anyone other a
parent or guardian requesting to have lunch with a student
(Grandparents, etc.).
• Please consider pre-paying for lunches. This can be done for
a few meals, the month, or the year.
• Pre-pay forms can be found on the WIN website.
• Breakfast available daily.
• Ms. Kelli Eger, Cafeteria Manager.
Lunch Prices
• Student lunch: $2.25
• Milk: $0.60
• Ice cream $0.75
• Student breakfast $1.25
Birthday Celebrations/Special Activities
• Please be aware and sensitive of students with food allergies.
• Please do not send in food items for Birthdays.
• Special activities involving food items must be pre-approved
by the Teacher and coordinated with the School Nurse.
Student Dress
• Please make sure students are dressed appropriately and
comfortably for learning.
• Student dress should not be a distraction to the student or
other students.
• Appropriate shoes should be worn daily. Students will be
going outside daily for recess and PE.
• Coats during the cold months.
Parent and Guardian Involvement
• PTO meetings, activities, and events
• Classroom volunteers
• Help at home
• Field trips
• Guest speakers
• Volunteer training
• We need your help!
Winfield is a Green School!
• REDUCE/REUSE/RECYCLE
• Paperwork through Alert Now and on Website
• Contact office for requests for paper copies.
• Recycling projects
• Send lunch items in plastic containers instead of baggies
• Gardens
• Curricular connections
• Please have your children ride the bus to conserve fuel and
help reduce emissions!
Partnerships
• Professional Development School
• McDaniel College
• Student Teachers
• High School Students from the Carroll County Career and
Technology Center
• CHANGE Volunteers
Winfield Website: www.carrollk12.org/win
• Staff
• Calendar
• News and Information
• School Improvement Plan
• Cafeteria
• Closings
• Media
• Parent and Student
Resources
• Link to PTO Website
• School Counseling
• School Supply Lists
• Summer Learning Resources
• Link to CCPS Website
PBIS
• Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
• ROAR
• Expectations
• ROAR tickets
• Over 30,000 CARE tickets awarded last year
• Student incentives and recognition
Misc. Information
• Alert Now email system
• Update contact information when changes occur
• Home Access Center
• Field trips
• Chaperones (volunteer training)
• Please no “shadowing”
Thank You!
• We are looking forward to a wonderful year!
• Please feel free to contact us at school if you have any
questions.
Winfield PTO
• Mr. Mike Yokay, President
• www.winfieldpto.org
• PTO Presentation

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