The Gifted Advisory Committee (GAC) met on November 5th and 9th. The same materials were presented at both meetings, which included an introduction to new committee members, an overview of the committees yearly goals and the selection of sub-committees.
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It is proposed that Policies 3246 and 3247 be merged into one policy, Policy 3246 – Restraint, Isolation and Other Uses of Reasonable Force. Additionally, there are proposed changes to Policy 2336 – State/Federal-Required Observances and Policy 4260 – Use of School Facilities. Significant changes to policies require Board approval. The first reading by the Board will take place at the December 15, 2015 meeting. Policies normally go through a public reading and comment process before they are adopted or revised.
Reports to the Board: Math, K12 Science, STEM & Chinook Middle SchoolRead More
Meeting Decisions: What will be our consensus, Non-negotiables for Materials, Next StepsRead More
This year in our American Literature course we are piloting three new units collaboratively designed by Bellevue School District American Literature teachers.Read More
On Thursday, November 19, 2015 the Parent Alliance for Gifted Education (PAGE) sponsored an evening for parents and invited the Gifted Programs staff to provide a presentation to share parent survey results, changes in the identification process, and diploma points and colleges attended by Gifted High School students. View the Presentation.
Representative Ross Hunter co-taught a lesson with Mrs. Myrick’s and Barb Pastorelli’s classes, Representative Tana Senn visited Cathy Gagne’s class and Representative Habib presented to Mr. Levin’s and Mrs. Karen Jackson’s classes.Read More
Now in its second year, Family Charter Night at Spiritridge Elementary, is the first link connecting the Social Emotional Learning students are gaining in the classroom and giving context to applying the strategy at home.Read More
To qualify, schools must be in the top 5 percent of improvement in math and reading on state tests. This is the fourth year Spiritridge has been named a School of Distinction and the first for Highland.Read More
Staff discussed their Professional Learning Community (PLC) goals for the year, the school’s mission, school charter and the district’s initiatives.Read More
AVID is a college preparatory program for students who have the potential to succeed at high levels, despite an obstacle they face that may impede them.Read More
Health delegates visited Newport on October 9, as part of an exchange program aimed at learning about America’s public health policies and practices.Read More
Newport Heights Elementary welcomed the National Football League’s Fuel Up to Play 60 to their all-school assembly! The students were beyond excited to see Blitz and Seahawks linebacker, Brock Coyle.Read More
“The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is probably the best way for students to get interactive in their community and really learn about how to make their life better through business and different sides of marketing and sales.”Read More