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Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois:  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois Funding for PBI$ Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois:  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois 2250 E. Court Street phone (815)933-0722 Kankakee, IL 60901 FAX (815)936-4099 Presenters: Greg Merrill, Principal (greg-merrill@ksd111.org) Jason Cross, Teacher (jason-cross@ksd111.org) Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois:  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois Located 60 miles south of Chicago Highest unemployment rate in state Ranked “Worst place to live in the United States” (’99 Places Rated Almanac) (Improved to 327 out of 331 in 2003, 310 out of 373 Metropolitan areas as of 2007) Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois:  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois 93.2% Low Income 91.6% Minority Enrollment (67% AA, 24% H, 8% W) 31.1% Mobility Factor Neighborhood school Pre K – 3rd grade 425 students 05-06 data Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois (2002):  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois (2002) 7 Principals in 8 years Complaints from staff about discipline Dismal test scores - 24% M/E Reading (steady) - 29% M/E Math (declining) - 47% M/E Writing (improving) Had never met AYP 1st job – Write “school choice” letter Data Driven Decisions…:  Data Driven Decisions… SIP Team PBIS Team TAT Team Grade level collaboration meetings Curriculum Council (District representation) Faculty meetings 1 on 1 meetings with teachers SIP Goals:  SIP Goals Improve Reading Scores Improve Math Scores Improve Writing Scores Improve Student Behavior using PBIS Improve Community Involvement Mark Twain ISAT % meets / exceeds (2000-2006):  Mark Twain ISAT % meets / exceeds (2000-2006) Tips for Principals:  Tips for Principals Know the pulse of your building (personal and professional – build relationships) Involve key teachers in committee work and decision-making Get the “right people on the bus” Hire teachers for heart rather than brain Support teachers any way possible (besides just providing them with a mentor) Give teachers and staff frequent praise and acknowledgement Image is everything: make changes to exterior and interior of building Concern yourself with the power of love, not the love of power Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois :  Mark Twain Primary School Kankakee, Illinois “It takes a village to raise (and fund) a child…” - Incorporated help from a variety of sources: 1. ROE and Instructional Programs office 2. Title I funds 3. Colleagues 4. Parents, family, community members 5. Local schools (KJHS and KHS) 6. Foster Grandparents 7. Anybody offering help How we fund PBIS::  How we fund PBIS: Title l ROE (21st Century After School Program, NAEIR membership) Relationships developed with community members (they’ll donate if it’s worthwhile) Resources within the community Fund Raisers Volunteers Be creative Mark Twain Jaguar Rules:  Mark Twain Jaguar Rules RESPECT self RESPECT others RESPECT the environment 2006-07 Slide16:  Mark Twain Jaguar Rules 07-08 KHS Drama Class :  KHS Drama Class Presenting PBIS “Jaguar Rules” to Mark Twain students September 17 Slide20:  Respect: Self Others Environment Name:__________________________________ Teacher:__________________________________ Non-referral Behavior Report (to be submitted Mon. a.m. with Lesson Plans) Teacher’s name_________________________ Week of:_________________________:  Non-referral Behavior Report (to be submitted Mon. a.m. with Lesson Plans) Teacher’s name_________________________ Week of:_________________________ Behavior: Talking, Not Working, Out of Seat, Making Noises, Homework incomplete, Not Prepared, Materials missing, Other (explain) Teacher’s Action: Phone contact, E-mail, Conference, Note. Please list the person you contacted PBIS Celebration #3:  PBIS Celebration #3 November 19 1- 2 p.m. (K-1) 2:10-3:10 p.m. (2nd-3rd) Arts and Crafts (and Ice Cream) NED, the Yo -Yo Man:  NED, the Yo -Yo Man December 17 Never give up Encourage others Do your best PBIS Celebration #5:  PBIS Celebration #5 YMCA: Climbing Wall Obstacle Course Parachute Kids gym Dodgeball K-1st - 12:00-1:00p.m. 2nd-3rd - 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 5 PBIS Celebration #6:  PBIS Celebration #6 Swimming at KJHS -Wednesday, May 18 Kindergarten - Thursday, May 19 1st grade - Friday, May 20 2nd and 3rd grades (1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.) ---------------------------------------------------------- 50 Jaguar Paws = 60 minutes 35 Jaguar Paws = 40 minutes 20 Jaguar Paws = 20 minutes Family Fun Day:  Family Fun Day May 23 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tire Relay Water Balloon Toss Egg Relay Water Brigade Softball Throw Clothing Relay Sponge Relay Watermelon Treat Equipment Use of Title I:  Use of Title I 5 Part time reading teachers - Guided reading push-in - Reading pull out interventions 2 Kindergarten monitors - Assist groups with reading, writing and math skills Slide37:  FOSTER GRANDPARENTS Work with individual or small groups Provide individualized attention Provide TLC 1 foster grandparent for each 2nd and 3rd grade classroom Slide38:  Volunteers At Mark Twain After School Program:  After School Program ALL 3rd graders: Math (Monday and Wednesdays) Reading (Tuesday and Thursdays) 2nd grade boys Brothers Helping Brothers (Thur.) _________________________________________________ 3:20-3:45 Games 3:45-5:15 Teaching and Learning 5:15-5:30 Snack FAMILY and Community INVOLVEMENT at Mark Twain Primary:  FAMILY and Community INVOLVEMENT at Mark Twain Primary Mark Twain Reading / Career Night:  Mark Twain Reading / Career Night October 18 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. __________________________ - Welcome - Song “ I Care About Being Me” - Intro. of Guests by Students - Visit classrooms to meet and have guests read to students - Cookies for all and free books to Mark Twain students Librarians, Secretaries, Special Agents, Police, Race Car Driver, Insurance Agent, Lawyers, Dentist, Veterinarian, Hair Stylist, Football Players, Nurses, Banker, Firefighter, Teachers, Post Office Employees, Bus Drivers and more… All here to share what they enjoy reading. Upon completion of the program each business partner will be in their adopted classroom reading to students * Funded with Title l funds You are invited to the…….. Mark Twain Math/Science Night:  You are invited to the…….. Mark Twain Math/Science Night on Monday, November 15 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free books for all Mark Twain students * funded using Title I funds (Stevenson Act) Slide44:  Mark Twain students Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance At City Council Meeting 11/6/06 Family Literacy Workshop:  Family Literacy Workshop Designed to teach literacy skills to targeted parents 4 meeting dates per year (Predicting, Connecting, Imaging, and Summarizing) _______________________________ 5:30-6 Eat (free meal) 6-6:30 Parent instruction/kids play 6:30-7 Parents practice strategies with their child(ren) with support Made possible using Title I funds Thanksgiving Dinner:  Thanksgiving Dinner To celebrate Thanksgiving you are invited to eat lunch with your child on Tuesday, November 23. This will be our turkey dinner. Cost will be $2.00 per adult lunch. Child’s lunch is $1.35. We hope to see everyone for lunch! Mark Twain HOLIDAY MUSICAL:  Mark Twain HOLIDAY MUSICAL Thur. December 9 7:00 p.m. Performances by: - Bright Beginnings - Kindergarten - 1st grade - 2nd grade - 3rd grade Sponsored by Stevenson Act (Title I funds) Mark Twain and Jefferson’s BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM:  Mark Twain and Jefferson’s BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM ------------------------------ February 25 @ KJHS Auditorium 6:30 p.m. ------------------------------- Funded using Title I monies Songs Dancing Skits Plays Recitals You are cordially invited to Mark Twain’s Grandparent’s Breakfast:  You are cordially invited to Mark Twain’s Grandparent’s Breakfast Friday, March 18 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Have breakfast with your grandchild, visit the classroom and ENJOY! ----------------------------------------------------------- Bring your Grandparent or a “Special” person who is like a Grandparent to you. MARK TWAIN”S Family Reading Night:  MARK TWAIN”S Family Reading Night LET’S READ S’MORE Tuesday April 12 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wear your pajamas, gather around the campfire and enjoy teachers reading: Junie B. Jones, Robert Muench books, scary stories, stories in Spanish, poems and more! At the end of the night we will be making and eating s’mores! Made possible using Title I funds Mark Twain and Jefferson Schools present: Cinco de Mayo Celebration:  Mark Twain and Jefferson Schools present: Cinco de Mayo Celebration Thursday, May 5 Program begins at 6:00 p.m. Program at KJHS Performances by: Bright Beginnings Kindergarten First grade Second grade Third grade (Sponsored using Title I funds) Slide52:  Mark Twain School September 11,2004

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