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1. Principal and School

School:Uintah EL

Name:Joanne Hobbs

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School Plan 2016 - 2017

1. Briefly describe the School LAND Trust Plan by explaining each goal the council has identified. Plans should be research based. If your school has more than five goals, you will need to describe additional goals within the fifth goal.

Goal #1

State the SPECIFIC goal including when the school will reach the goal. List ACTION PLAN steps below.


Choose the academic area for this goal from the list. You may select more than one area for this goal.

Reading

Identify the specific measurement(s) you will use to determine if you are making progress towards the goal. Include the baseline and completed measurement.


The number of students proficient in Reading/Language Arts will increase by 3% as measured by DIBELS and SAGE Testing.

List the specific steps of the ACTION PLAN to reach this goal.


Steps- Reading

  1. Provide teachers opportunities to meet in PLC’s to monitor student progress in Reading and determine intervention strategies. This opportunity will be facilitated by the PLC aides who rotate in classrooms for 50 minutes twice a month. 
  2. Reading aide will work under the direction of the reading coach to support reading intervention for students K-3 who score intensive on the DIBELS assessment.
  3. Reading Center staff members will be hired to run small group reading intensive interventions.
  4. Continue and maintain the district reading program.
  5. Reading fluency and comprehension will be monitored using DIBELS and benchmark assessments. This assessment will be administered at the beginning, middle and end of the school year to diagnose our progress. 
  6. Funding for substitute teachers to support teachers during progress monitoring.
  7. All teachers will participate in Professional Development in the areas of Reading/Language Arts instruction.
  8. Technology Repairs, Replacements, and Maintenance will be done to ensure each member of the Reading Team has access to the technology and Software.


Goal #2

State the SPECIFIC goal including when the school will reach the goal. List ACTION PLAN steps below.


Trust Land funds will be used to increase student proficiency in Mathematics by 3% as measured by SAGE testing.

Choose the academic area for this goal from the list. You may select more than one area for this goal.

Mathematics

Identify the specific measurement(s) you will use to determine if you are making progress towards the goal. Include the baseline and completed measurement.


The number of students proficient in Mathematics will increase by 3% as measured by SAGE Testing.

List the specific steps of the ACTION PLAN to reach this goal.


Steps - Mathematics

  1. Provide teachers opportunities to meet in PLC’s to monitor student progress in Mathematics and determine intervention strategies. This opportunity will be facilitated by the PLC aides who rotate in classrooms for 50 minutes twice a month.  All teachers will participate in Professional Development in the area of Mathematics instruction.
  2. Utilize district curriculum and other materials to support Common Core standards.
  3. Develop, analyze, and administer common assessments at grade level to best meet the individual student’s needs in math.
  4. All teachers will participate in professional development in the area of Math instruction.
  5. Grades 3-6 will utilize the ALEKS program weekly.
  6. Provide Math manipulatives as needed.


Goal #3

State the SPECIFIC goal including when the school will reach the goal. List ACTION PLAN steps below.


Trust Land funds will be used to increase student proficiency in Science by 3% as measured by SAGE Testing.

Choose the academic area for this goal from the list. You may select more than one area for this goal.

Technology

Identify the specific measurement(s) you will use to determine if you are making progress towards the goal. Include the baseline and completed measurement.


The number of students proficient in Science will increase by 3% as measured by SAGE Testing.

List the specific steps of the ACTION PLAN to reach this goal.


  1. Provide teachers opportunities to meet in PLC’s to monitor student progress in Science and determine intervention strategies. This opportunity will be facilitated by the PLC aides who rotate in classrooms for 50minutes twice in a month. 
  2. All teachers will participate in professional development in the area of Science instruction.
  3.  Utilize the Discovery Edu Streaming and Brain Pop software.
  4. Initiate STEM curriculum and activities.

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Goal #1   Aides-$23,500 (LuAnn, Dana, Jackie, Subs for PLC, Benchmarking,)

               Supplies-$2,000 (DIBELS materials, additional curriculum)

                Software-$1,000 (I-Pad Apps)

               Technology Repair-$2,000 (projectors and bulbs)

                PD/Travel-$1,500

                Total $ 30,000

Goal #2   Subs-$1,000   (PLC support) 

                Supplies/Manipulatives-$2,100 ($300 per grade)

                 Software-$1,000

                 PD/Travel-$1,500

                 Total $5,600

Goal #3   Subs-$1,000 (PLC support)

                Supplies/Manipulatives $10,100 ($300 per grade, STEM)  

                Software-$5,000 (Discovery Edu Streaming, Brain Pop)

                Instructional Equipment-$2,800 (Chrome Books)

                PD/Travel $1,500

                Total $20,800

$56,400

Carry Over next year $3,969

Total 2015-16 $ 60,369



3. Please explain the reason for the ESTIMATED Carry-over to 2016 - 2017 of $0. It is more than 10% of the ESTIMATED Distribution for 2015 - 2016.
Funds identified to be carried over should be identified for a specific future need and should not be used as a savings account.


4. Plans for expenditures of an increased distribution:
The 2015-2016 distribution in this plan is an estimate. If the actual distribution is more than the estimate, how will additional funds be spent to implement the goals described in the plan? Please indicate the goal number identified in Question 2 and explain how the increased funds will further implement the action plan. Please provide an adequate explanation of academic use so that it will not be necessary to go back to the school board for approval to expend an increased distribution.


If there is an increase distribution, funding will be used to support technology to support and enhance the three designated goals.  

5. How will the plan and results be publicized to your community? (Please check all that apply.)If you would like free stickers and/or a stamp to identify School LAND Trust purchases such as books or computers, click here to request them.

• Letters to policy makers and/or administrators of trust lands and trust funds.
• School newsletter
• School website


6. The vote of the council/committee 2015 - 2016 School LAND Trust Plan was recorded in the minutes and took place on:

1-28-2016    _7__ Approved, __0_Not Approved, __3_Absent

Do you like to dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art?  This year’s PTA Reflection’s theme is What is Your Story? Tell us your story and participate in reflections.  You may pick up an entry form from the main hallway located by first grade.  Get Creative!!!  Make sure you submit your entry by Tuesday, October 4th, you can turn your project into your teacher or into the office.   http://www.utahpta.org/reflections

Uintah Elementary needs Volunteers for 
 
 COMMUNITY COUNCIL

We are looking for a few individuals interested in being on our school's Community Council. Please join us on September 8, at 3:30 pm in the school library. 
Attendance:
Regular school attendance is a top priority.  Please let us know if your child will be absent.  Also, punctuality is critical in order for children to be successful and to receive daily instruction at the start of the day.  
The Bonneville Cone (all schools feeding into Bonneville High school) are uniting together with initiatives that support all of our students towards graduation and attending College.  It starts with consistent school attendance.
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SCHOOL LUNCH ACCOUNTS:

Our goal to bring all lunch accounts current continues.  Please view your child's account balance by logging in or creating a portal account at https://myweber.wsd.net .  If you find that your child has a negative balance, you may make your payment in the lunchroom, in the office, or online at https://myschoolfees.com.  
Anyone with a continued negative balance may receive a phone call from their student, a notice sent home with the amount owed, and may also be subject to collection action.  If you have questions or need further assistance please contact lunch manager, Bonnie Keller immediately at 801-452-4990.  Thank you.  
Parking Lot Procedures: 

As we start the school year we wanted to provide an important safety reminder on Parking Lot Procedures.
Please follow these important rules, while picking and dropping off your precious children at Uintah.
Loading Zone: Curbside loading and unloading only, no parking/leaving vehicle, please pull forward
Driving Through Lane :NOT for pick-up or drop-off, but only for driving through the parking lot
                                      Students 
must always be accompanied by an adult when walking across
                                     the street or parking lot
Red Zones are fire lane and tow away zones
Handicap Zones are for vehicles with approved identification
Bus zones : Are for buses and school approved daycare providers only
 
Thanks for helping us keep our students safe!              

Safety Reminders:
Please make sure students are not dropped off at school before 8:00 as there is no supervision.  All students who do not eat breakfast are directed to the supervised playground at the back of the school.
When approaching crosswalks use extreme caution.  We have many school crosswalks in the community that are heavily accessed, slow down, be alert and attentive.
You may have noticed that Weber County Sheriff is currently conducting a traffic study along Eastwood to determine further possibilities.  You may consider attending and giving input at the Weber County Commission mtg which will be held at the Commission Chambers of the Weber Center, 2380 Washington Boulevard, Ogden, Utah, commencing at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6th or 13th.



 

WELCOME TO THE 2016- 2017 SCHOOL YEAR
AT Uintah Elementary!

Dear Parents,

The 2016-17 school year is just around the corner, we hope that you have had an enjoyable summer. We are looking forward to a great year at Uintah Elementary! Our teachers and staff have been busy preparing for the return of our students. We are thrilled to welcome them back! Along with the Dual Immersion program, we are coming on board this year as a STEM school (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.)

 

Please join us at our upcoming "Back to School Night" on Monday August 22nd from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
--Small group sessions will be held at 5:00 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:00 p.m. 6:20 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. with a short transition time in between. Please choose a session time that is convenient for you.
--Registration throughout the district is being conducted on-line. If you currently have access to the portal you may complete the forms needed there. Bring the following completed forms to turn into the teacher on Back to School Night: Disclosure Statement, Home and Language Survey and Medication form.
--During this time you may also sign up for a short one-on-one conference with your student’s teacher held later in the week. This night will be a great opportunity for students to meet their new teacher, for parents to pay for school lunch, join the PTA, purchase school shirts and sign up for support in the classroom.

 

Upcoming dates to remember:
* August 23th, Tuesday -- school begins (1st through 6th grades)
* August 23-26, -- early out schedule -- dismissal at 1:10 p.m.
* August 30, Tuesday – Kindergarten begins

 

Daily cost for meals:
- Breakfast; students: $1.25 (reduced -- $.30)
adults: $2.25
- Lunch; students: $1.85 (reduced -- $.40)
adults: $3.50
Remember, even if you qualified for free or reduced school meals last school year, you must reapply again this school year. This information must be submitted by September 30th.


To receive text messages and alerts regarding Uintah Elementary, you may simply
Text: join @154jhobbs1 to 385-313-TEXT (8398)

 

I look forward to a fantastic year and encourage you as parents to communicate often with the school and staff if questions or needs arise. A parent's sustained interest in their child's academic and social experiences at school can be great motivation for learning. Let your child see and feel that we are working together in every way to make this a terrific school year.

 

See you at our Back to School Night!


Principal Joanne Hobbs

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