Centennial School Improvement Plan (2019-20)

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Outcome 1: Be compassionate and kind.

  1. Be aware of and appreciate one’s similarities and differences with others.
  2. Listen well and cooperate with others.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of one’s own thoughts and emotions and how they impact behavior.
  4. Express emotions, thoughts and impulses in positive and beneficial ways.
  5. Resolve conflicts and repair relationships.

Metric

  • OSD Fall Elementary Student Climate Survey questions 1-6 
  • OSD Spring Elementary Student Climate Survey questions 1-6 

Goal

By June 2020, students will improve their ability to be compassionate and kind by having 90% of the entire student body identify as “Always and/or “Most of the Time” on the OSD Elementary Student Survey. 

Action Plan

  1. Administer OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey (younger student buddies up with an older student to help them complete the survey).  
  2. Each classroom teacher will teach the Second Step curriculum in its entirety. 
  3. Classroom teachers will pilot "5 Radical Minutes" in classrooms as part of morning meetings and building positive classroom culture.
  4. The addition of kindness will be added to school wide expectations and all PBIS positive recognition (Golden Crew Slips, Individual Pride Slips, Positive Office Referrals). 
  5. Each teacher will submit 2 student names monthly for a Kindness and Compassionate award. 
  6. Our Teacher Librarian and Counselor will meet monthly meeting with a focus on building the library collection using student input.  Additionally, 4th and 5th grades students will research and select books based on their personal challenges as a student (cliques, bully behavior, being left out, etc) During Reading Month in February, 4th and 5th grade students will be share their book selection by being a guest readers in classrooms. 
  7. 5th grade mentor students will work with students in Kindergarten and the DLC classrooms to model kind and compassionate behavior. 
  8. School counselor will meet with new students and/or student struggling with friendships.

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Outcome 2: Have the academic and life skills to pursue their individual career, civic and educational goals.

  1. Read, write and speak effectively for a wide range of purposes, including the interpretation and analysis of both literary and informational texts.
  2. Know and apply mathematics to a level of fluency that ensures a broad range of post-secondary opportunities and career choices.
  3. Use analytic and scientific principles to draw sound conclusions.
  4. Analyze multiple causal factors that shape major events in history.
  5. Exit with a personalized post-secondary transition plan for work, career and/or college, and complete the first steps toward achieving post-secondary goals before graduation.
  6. Develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines, and engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.
  7. Problem solve using both creative and critical thinking skills.
  8. Demonstrate continuous growth across the disciplines to meet or exceed academic learning standards and work toward graduation.
  9. Apply reliable information and systematic decision making to personal financial decisions.

Metric

Reading:  

  • Fluency Assessments (Dibels/Wonders Assessments: Fall, Winter and Spring) 
  • Wonders Weekly Weekly Assessments, every 3rd week in Kindergarten
  • MAP grades 2 - 5 (Fall and Spring)

Math:  

  • Number Corner Assessments K - 1 
  • Bridges Pre and Post Assessments 1 - 5 
  • MAP grades 2 - 5  (Fall and Spring)

Science:

  • Foss Science Kit Summative and Formative Assessments

Goal

ELA:
By May 2020, at least 90% of all students in grades K -5 will meet or exceed end of year grade level expectations in Reading Fluency as measured by Dibels (K -1) and Wonders Fluency Assessments (2 - 5). 

Math:
By May 2020, at least 90% of all students in Kindergarten - 1st grade will score proficient (75%) or better on Number Corner Assessments given quarterly in October, January, March and May.   

At least 90% of students in 2nd - 5th grade will show of 8 points or higher of growth on the Math MAP assessment between September 2019 and April 2020.

Science:
By May 2020, at least 90% of all students in grade 5 will be proficient with a 3 or above on the SBA.

Action Plan

  1. PLC Grade Level Collaboration targeting Essential Standards and planning for WIN Time (30 minutes, 4 times a week) with a focus on interventions and extensions for students in grades K - 5 targeting essential standards in reading (K - 2) and math (3-5).
  2. Use of Concept Quest and Beast Academy for differentiation in math. 
  3. Classroom differentiation based on assessment data.
  4. MAP Assessment training October 30, 2019.
  5. Special Education and General Education collaboration with a focus on IEP Accommodation in the general education classroom.
  6. On-going parent communication via conferences, email, phones and meetings in order to share concerns and determine action plans with families.  
  7. After school tutoring - depending on grant acceptance.
  8. Pacific Science Center "Science on Wheels" will come to Centennial in January 2020 for two days to include a whole school assembly, exhibits and classroom lessons.
  9. K-5 Student participation in the STEAM Fair in January 2020.
  10. Two teachers are participating in ESD113 Fellow Program (Science and ELA) and will share new learning and updates with staff. 
  11. Staff will attend grade level training on new science kits. 
  12. Classroom teachers have access to Mystery Science mini lesson video clips to enhance the core FOSS Science curriculum.

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Outcome 3: Advocate for the social, physical and mental wellness of themselves and others and be hopeful about the future.

  1. Communicate effectively.
  2. Develop knowledge and skills to have healthy eating habits, have a healthy body image and access reliable health information and services.
  3. Be physically active and see athletics and exercise as health-enhancing behaviors.
  4. Understand and apply principles of sound mental and emotional health and learn to identify signs of emotional health concerns such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thinking in self and others.
  5. Understand how and when to seek supportive mental and emotional health resources for self and others.
  6. Cultivate healthy relationships that honor each person's personal preferences and boundaries.
  7. Identify and develop personal strengths and interests.
  8. Develop the skills and habits to assess the role of technology and social media in their lives and distinguish between healthy and harmful use.

Metric

  • OSD Fall Elementary Student Climate Survey questions 7-10 
  • OSD Spring Elementary Student Climate Survey questions 7-10

Goal

By June of 2020, students will demonstrate their ability to advocate for a healthy body and mind. This will be shown through 90% of students responding “Most of the Time” or “Always” to questions 7-10 on the OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey.

Action Plan

  1. Administer OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey (younger student buddies up with an older student to help them complete the survey). 
  2. Each classroom teacher will teach the Second Step curriculum in its entirety
  3. K - 5 students will participate in Race Across America as a way to  track their exercise/ physical activities outside of school and submitted to the PE teacher.  PE teacher will post progress monthly.  
  4. 5th Grade Peer Mentors will work in the Kindergarten and DLC classrooms to build relationships.   
    • DLC students will be integrated into general education experiences beyond specialist, recess and lunch when appropriate.
  5. Teacher Librarian will teach at least 3 Common Sense Media lessons to all classes. 
  6. Certificated Staff Training:  SEL Training held on October 11, 2019.  Topics include: Mindfulness strategies to use in the classroom, de-escalation techniques, use of a Peace Corner for breaks and guest speaker, Dr. Gilbert, on Trauma Effects on Children. 
  7. Use of CICO and daily scheduled breaks for Tier 2 students with Behavior Technician

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Outcome 5: Discover their passions, be curious and love learning.

  1. Broaden their perspectives and seek out various opportunities to explore new ideas, particularly those areas that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable to find their interests.
  2. Experience failure, setbacks and disappointments as an expected and honored part of learning.
  3. Understand and demonstrate the value of service in their community and learning by doing.
  4. Pursue creative and artistic opportunities as a vocation and/or a form of lifelong enrichment.

Metric

  • OSD Fall Elementary Student Climate Survey Question #11 
  • OSD Spring Elementary Student Climate Survey Question #11

Goal

By June 2020, 100% of students will participate in one or more supervised activities outside of core instruction either at school or after school by the end of the school year as measured by the Fall and Spring Elementary Student Survey.

Examples could include:  STEAM activities, School Musical, Band/Strings, Choir, Science Fair, BOB, Race Across America, Art club, Knitting club, Student Council, Peer Mentoring, Musical lessons, Martial Arts, Genius Hour, Hour of Code, World Language, Community Service, Religious/Spiritual, Volunteering,  etc.

Action Plan

  1. School staff will advertise and promote extracurricular activities via morning announcements, Office TV monitor/ reader board, newsletters, posters/flyers, Social Media. 
  2. Booster Club/PTA groups to bring in outside speakers or instructors such as Spanish Club and Girls Running Club. 
  3. Use of the Performing Arts Initiative:  Che Apaleche Concert at the Washington Center (October) and Jim Cogan Storyteller Assembly (November).
  4. Pacific Science Center “Science on Wheels” and STEAM Fair - January 2020.
  5. Grade level Field trips to enhance curriculum and expose students to new learning.
  6. School Assemblies (Veteran's Day, MLKJ, School Sings, etc)  and Concerts (Band, Strings, Choir). 
  7. All 3rd grade students will learn how to play the recorder during music class.
  8. All 4th grade students will learn how to play the ukulele during music class.
  9. 2nd - 5th grade students may participate in choir during school hours. 
  10. Students in grades 3 - 5 may participate in the Spring School Musical which is held after school beginning in January.
  11. Access the OSD Visual Arts program classrooms.
  12. Students in grades 1 - 5 will attend two Olympia Junior Programs performances. 
  13. All students in 5th grade will attend Cispus Outdoor Learning in April. 

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