* *Lisa Nash, Principal *Whitney Shook, Assistant Principal *Lori Dunagan, Curriculum Support Teacher *Amanda Futo, Counselor *Stephanie Soldo, IB Coordinator * Heards Ferry Elementary Central Learning Community~ The Heart of Fulton County Schools Superintendent- Robert Avossa Area Superintendent- Gonzalo LaCava Area Executive Director- Kirk Shrum * Heards Ferry Elementary School’s mission is to challenge and support all students to reach their highest potential. * • Increase student achievement at the highest level • Increase students’ inquiry based learning • Increase student ownership of learning * 1. 2. 3. Increase collaboration and communication among teachers by utilizing Professional Learning Communities Create a positive school climate for teachers, staff, and students Analyze data in order to celebrate successes, plan for instruction, and remediate when necessary * • • • • • Parent/Teacher/Student Compact IB PBIS/SOAR Team Time Open Communication * *83 Staff Members *49 Certified Classroom Teachers *11 Classified Paraprofessionals *23 Support Staff *All staff members are highly qualified and certified in the field that they are teaching * * SNPK-4 * PK- 21 * Kindergarten- 102 * SNK- 8 * 1st- 110 * 2nd- 113 * 3rd- 102 * 4th- 107 * 5th- 124 * Total Enrollment- 691 What is the role of the School Governance Council? *Governing body of the school. *Approve the school strategic plan and updates *Approve the annual budget recommendations *Manage the Request for Flexibility process *Participate in hiring of the principal, in the case of a vacancy *Provide annual feedback on principal performance *School Governance Council *3 parents/guardians elected by the parents/guardians with children enrolled at the school *2 teachers elected by school employees *2 school-based employees appointed by the principal *2 community members nominated by the principal and approved by the School Governance Council *The principal (non-voting) * Becoming responsible citizens in a global community developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect! *Learner Profile & Attributes * We must work together to develop these character traits and instill these attitudes. * *Georgia Milestones (3rd-5th) *ITBS (3rd and 5th) *Common Assessments (K-5) *Fountas and Pinnell (K-5) *G-Kids (Kindergarten) *ACCESS (ESOL) *STAR Reading and STAR Math (K-5) *SLO (student learning objectives) PK- 3rd Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in ELA , Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies Star Reading Star Math Balanced Literacy Assessments Reading Eggs IXL FASTT Math Professional Learning Communities Extended day 2 times a week which provides tutorial and enrichment for grades 2nd-5th (Jan-May) Team Time every day from 7:408:10 to enrich and extend curriculum for students Differentiated Instruction Small Groups Common Formative Assessments Computers in every classroom Promethean White Boards Data, Data, Data! Higher Order Questioning Engaged Students Essential Questions/ I Can Statements After School Activities Hands on Activities Cooperative Learning SOAR- School wide discipline plan Standards-Based report cards in 2nd– 5th Progress Skills Checklist in K and 1st * What will you see throughout our building during and after school? Response to Intervention (RTI): The Georgia Student Achieve Pyramid of Interventions Tier 4 Tier 3 – SST Driven Learning 1-5% of Students Individualized Strategies Research based strategies targeting a specific area of concern 4-5 times weekly for 30+ minutes Tier 2 – Needs Based Learning • 80-100% of Students In addition to Tier 1, targeted students participate in research based interventions • Additional small group instruction for selected individuals (3-5 times weekly for 15-20 minutes) Tier 1- Standards Based Classroom Learning • Differentiated instruction guided by frequent formative assessment. • Multiple options for taking in information • Multiple options for making sense of the ideas • Multiple options for expressing what they know • Multiple arrangements and settings to foster engagement and relevance 5-15% of Students * Heards Ferry School Rules S – Safe (follow procedures, keep hands and feet to self) O – Outstanding (be a good example, be helpful, stay organized and neat) A –Accountable (be prepared, be responsible, be attentive) R – Respectful (raise your hand, follow directions the first time, use appropriate language and tone, respect teachers, self, and peers) * * Praise by the teacher/s * SOAR Points Tickets * Individual and Class * Fun Friday for individuals * Teams working to earn rewards * Recognized on the morning news show * Recognized in the school newsletter * Positive Office Referrals by Administration * Breakfast of Champions * Student of the Week Certificates * Student information from teacher grade books and data entered by administrators * Attendance * Discipline * Transcripts * Schedules * Test Scores * Report Cards * Registration information * Classwork – assignments, tests etc…(grades 2-5) * To vote for SGC candidates * Conferences * Phone calls * Emails * Agendas/daily folders * Thursday folders * Newsletters- school and grade level * School Messenger * School website * Eagle Alliance website * Classroom teacher page on EA website * Edmodo * *Data from 2013-2014 * *Who took the CRCT? *Who will take the CRCT next year? *Results from CRCT * Students 3rd Percentage of students who met or exceeded 98% 4th 100% 5th 99% * Students Percentage of students who exceeded 3rd 82% 4th 81% 5th 74% Every Grade Scored 98% or Higher in READING!!!! * Students Percentage of Students who met or exceeded 3rd 92% 4th 96% 75% 5th * Students 3rd Percentage of Students who exceeded 69% 4th 71% 5th 75% Reading- 98% English/Language Arts – 97% Mathematics – 92% Science – 91% Social Studies – 93% * * •The percentage of students exceeding in ELA increased from 68% to 71% •The percentage of students who exceeded in Science increased from 69% to 75%. Reading – 100% English/Language Arts – 97% Mathematics – 96% Science – 97% * Social Studies – 97% * *4th saw a gain in meets/exceeds in every subject except Social Studies where they remained the same *The percentage of students exceeding increased in every subject except Math and Science Reading – 99% Language Arts – 99% Mathematics – 96% Science – 94% Social Studies – 94% * * *The percentage of students exceeding increased in every subject except in Science and Social Studies *The percentage of students exceeding in Reading increased from 64% to 74% * * Volunteer in the classroom or school * Science Day * Attend Curriculum Night * Community involvement * School Governance Council * Join Edmodo * Join Eagle Alliance: Raises funds for HFES * Eagle Alliance Funding * Science Volunteer in the Science Lab * Materials and supplies * Technology (I pad carts and technology programs- IXL, FASTT Math, AR, Reading Eggs) * Professional Learning for staff (Writing, PBIS and PLC) * Agendas/Thursday Folders * Paper * Odyssey of the Mind * Math Online League * Weekly Readers * Science Weekly * Poster Maker * * * Updated Contact Information * Computers available to join Eagle Alliance website, EA teacher pages, Edmodo and volunteer information * 6:45-7:30- Session with the teachers * If you need to sign up to be a volunteer, please go to the computer lab to register. * Approximate cost to provide programming and academic support at Heards Ferry per year: $300,000 Approximate funding provided by Fulton County: - $160,000 ___________ SHORTFALL: = $140,000 PER-STUDENT COST $140,000/700 STUDENTS = $200 per STUDENT * Science Lab • Daddy/Daughter Date Night • Six Plus One Traits of Writing Program • Mother/Son Date Night • Fall Family Festival • School Store • Sneak Peek • Spirit Wear • Talent Show • Spirit Nights • Book Fair • Hands on Heards Ferry Day • Building Maintenance • Grounds Maintenance • RSVP Security System • Carpool • Teacher Appreciation Events • New Family Events • School Calendar • Website Maintenance • Field Day • Science Day • VIP Day • International Day • Media Center Programming • Yearbook • Music Programming • Professional Development • Paper • Curriculum Nights • Positive Behavior Intervention System • Field Trips • Printer Cartridges • Special Education Support • Teacher Mini Grants • Classroom Stipends for Teachers • Drinking Water • First Friday • Art Supplies • Media Center Supplies • Music Supplies • PE Supplies • School Tours • Odyssey of the Mind • Student Government • Reading Program • Online Math League • E-Library • IXL Math and ELA Program • Learning A-Z • New Math Program • Moby Max • Weekly Readers • Reading Eggs • Science Weekly …and more.