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1 Objective Goal Statement (Including sub-goals) National School Climate Standard Definition of the Need Measures of Current Status Measures of Future Success Cook Hill School Climate Plan Action Plan Goal #1 To stay the same or reduce the number of reported bus conducts from last year s total of 18 by June 2016 Decrease the amount of inappropriate behaviors on the school bus Increase the sense of responsibility of students for what happens on the bus Create a cooperative and supportive relationship between the school and the school transportation department Health Education K-2 standards: identifies and shares feelings in appropriate ways; knows ways to seek assistance if worried, abused, or threatened To collect monthly baseline data on the number of reported recess conducts by June 2016 Decrease the amount of inappropriate behaviors at lunch and recess School Climate Standard #2 The school community sets policies specifically promoting (a) the development and sustainability of social, emotional, ethical, civic and intellectual skills, knowledge and dispositions and (b) a comprehensive system to address barriers to learning and teaching and re-engage students who have become disengaged. Although bus conduct reports show reduced numbers in some months during , the need for a full school-wide focus on bus behavior still exists. The number of and types of bus conduct reports continues to be of concern. Bus conduct reports will be used as a measure of success. English parent response on Q22, My student s trip to and from school is a positive/safe experience, will remain the same as last year at 98% or increase. Strategy Rationale (How it should work and why) This whole-school program will decrease inappropriate behavior on school buses while creating a climate of respect and cooperation. When all adults, including parents, bus drivers and noncertified staff work together to send the same message, students will get the message that negative behaviors on the bus will not be tolerated. This will require greater communication among staff members and students, and among staff members and parents. Students will be empowered to speak up when there are negative behaviors on the bus; parents will know they can call us with their concerns and will know we will take action. Tasks Who When School-wide BLITZ on BUS BEHAVIOR MAJOR FOCUS ON BUS SAFETY bulletin board to track data and display and graph of daily results to earn weekly bustache for best behaved bus! Students will follow 3 rules use inside voices, stay in seat, keep hands and feet out of aisle and to yourself. Involve students in earning the bustaches and making proud announcements! ALL TEACHERS OCT - JUNE

2 Breakfast with bus drivers Increase communication and promote partnership for safe behavior Principal Fall 2015 Clearly posted BUS rules Posters in classrooms, on the bus, in newsletter, etc. Students design posters and messages to school with 3 rules use inside voices, stay in seat, keep hands and feet out of aisle and to yourself. Safety patrol bus riders increase awareness and reward students for being good role models on the bus. Principal, Classroom Teachers Sept. - June Morning Meeting activities (LOG activities) Bug and a Wish, We Don t Say That Here That s Mean, videos, books, role playing, etc. Classroom teachers All year Monitor bus discipline Report data by bus on a monthly basis. Principal All year data Create intervention plans Create Tier II plans for students who need further intervention. SW, SP, Principal EIP BUS ROUTE group meetings Recognition for Quietest Bus Line Video Clips Meetings will be held with bus route groups as needed to reinforce bus expectations and behavior. Duty teachers recognize bus lines who are quiet and reward with individual mustaches/mustache pencils. Incorporate Responsive Classroom techniques such as chime. Students are shown video clips of other students on buses and evaluate and identify safety concerns. Reflective discussions about making good choices occur. Principal, SW Duty Teachers Classroom teachers As needed All Year Fall 2015

3 Objective Goal Statement (Including sub-goals) National School Climate Standard Definition of the Need Measures of Current Status Measures of Future Success Strategy Rationale Cook Hill School Climate Plan Action Plan Goal #2 To increase the level of parent/student engagement at school Engage parents in making positive connections to the school. Provide opportunities for students to assume leadership roles. Based on the parent survey, I would like to focus on questions #37 and 38. "There are groups of students in the school who exclude others and make them feel bad for not being part of the group. "16% Yes and 84% No 2. "Students at my child's school will try to stop students from insulting or making fun of other students." 84% Yes and 16% No School Climate Standard #3 The school community s practices are identified, prioritized and supported to (a) promote the learning and positive social, emotional, ethical and civic development of students, (b) enhance engagement in teaching, learning and school-wide activities; (c) address barriers to learning and teaching and reengage those who have become disengaged; and (d) develop and sustain an appropriate operational infrastructure and capacity building mechanisms for meeting this standard Indicators and sub-indicators: Classroom and school wide interventions are designed to provide multiple opportunities for students to have leadership roles that enhance their commitment to school and to the development of themselves and others. As a K-2 school, we continue to explore opportunities that engage students and allow them to become decision makers. Research shows that students who are engaged at school are more likely to graduate and become college and career ready. The programs we design will increase the level of connectedness between school and students. Research from Dr. Jo Ann Freiberg states that the single most important factor in creating a safe respectful school climate is School Connectedness. Based on feedback from the parent survey in Spring 2014, we still feel the need to further define parent/family roles in our PreK 2 school. We wish to allow participation while maintaining safety and security. Staff Photo Bulletin Board Students refer to adults in school by name and picture All Staff Daily Morning Meeting Staff and students involved in daily morning meeting to build community and All Staff model pro-social behaviors. Daily Pledge of Allegiance Students take turns leading the school in the daily Pledge of Allegiance and All Students/ and Pledge of Character Pledge of Character Office Staff Bell Ringing To share student success of the widest variety All Staff Tiny Tutors/Read to Me Buddies Students tutor and read with younger children on a weekly basis Who S. Diaz/ Interventionists When

4 School Spirit Days Acts of Kindness Cook Hill Express Taxi Service Snack Attack Staff and Students participate in fun days and celebrate as an entire school throughout the school year on scheduled Town Meeting Days. (simple like wearing red, sports clothing, sneakers, slippers, red/white/blue, etc.) Staff and students participate in random acts of kindness, charity drives, and community outreach. (Ice Bucket Challenge, Voluntary Contributions to benefit charities, food drives, chores for charity, etc.) Providing access to the school for meetings and functions for families who may not have rides to school events Encourage students to bring in healthy snacks. Mr. Milbrandt declares snack attack day and teachers tally healthy snacks and win trophy for the month. Town Meeting Committee All Staff/ Climate Committee PFCHSPTO/ Office Staff Mr. Milbrandt Bus Safety Patrol Students chosen as role models to wear safety sash and set example on the bus. K. Friend/ Staff Community Involvement Opportunities for community to visit our school: Open House, Morning Meeting K. Friend/ All Staff visitors, guest readers, Veterans Day activity, Family Literacy, etc. Eating lunch with your child. Cultural Celebration Sharing, Share your talent, Jr. Achievement Cougar Cubs Adults mentor students and provide personal connection at school. Join other S. Diaz/ Identified classroom morning meetings. Staff K Kids Kiwanas Club School and community connection for K-2 students L. Cuticelli Town Meeting/Assemblies Good News From School Principal Award Assemblies to focus on essential messages and school-wide celebrations : music, role plays, classrooms plan presentations. Parents of presenting classes invited. Notes to parents with good news from school! Pencils to students caught earning a compliment from the Principal Town Meeting Committee All Staff

5 Objective Goal Statement (Including sub-goals) National School Climate Standard Definition of the Need Measures of Current Status Measures of Future Success Cook Hill School Climate Plan Action Plan Goal #3 Increase opportunities to build and maintain a healthy school culture that shares high expectations for students and staff. We will continue to model ethical behavior and integrity as the norm for our school culture and take responsibility for our actions when they do not align with these ethical norms and expectations. Current stakeholder feedback from the staff survey suggests a focus on 2 questions. 1. "I like to come to work each day." 74% all or most of the time and 26% some or none of the time 2. "Culture and emotional climate of the school is positive and supportive." 42% all or most of the time and 58% some or none of the time. School Climate Standard #4 The school community creates an environment where all members are welcomed, supported, and feel safe in school: socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically School Climate Standard #5 The school community develops meaningful and engaging practices, activities and norms that promote social and civic responsibilities and a commitment to social justice. 5.2 Relationships among and between staff and students are mutually respectful, supportive, ethical and civil. We need to create a school culture that is one of trust and openness in order to ensure that all stakeholders achieve at the highest possible level. We are receptive to new ideas about how to improve learning for all students and we engage all staff members and stakeholders in the decision making process. Staff survey results pre and post. Strategy Rationale (How it should work and why) Problem of Practice Develop School Charter Monthly Goodie Days This focus will increase personal accountability and responsibility for all members of our school community. This will provide students with a model of pro-social awareness and behavior. Tasks Who When Staff to work with Jo Ann Freiberg to discuss issues with arrival and dismissal duty schedule. Staff to revise and create a new plan Lead staff meeting to develop Guiding Principles for staff. Post in 2-3 places in school. Staff take turns providing goodies for all in the staff lounge Jo Ann Freiberg/ Cook Hill Staff August 2015 Jo Ann Freiberg/ Cook Hill Staff December 2015 All Staff Oct June 2016

6 Professional Development Responsive Classroom Training: Lunch/Recess Aides, Staff IRLA, Verbal De-escalation strategies, Math Talk, Mindfulness, etc. Susan Roser, Angela Buccheri, PPS staff, Jess Harris, Heather McDonnell Social Get Together(s) Increase opportunities for social gatherings for staff. School Climate Committee Team Building Activities Research Increased opportunities for team building. (ex. School Climate Committee role changes to create perspective building) Sunshine/ Care Restructure Sunshine/ Care Committee/Fund M. Boyce Weekly Staff Newsletter Principal to distribute weekly staff newsletter through . K. Friend

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