A team of district leaders are developing a plan to implement a multi tiered system of support for all students in the district. It will focus on academic success and positive behavior. The plan will be implemented in the 2017-18 school year.
Dr. Ray Spain, Superintendent from Warren County Schools held the February meeting at the Hawkins Education Center. The focus of the meeting was to discuss programs that were being implemented in the district and budget planning.
Shenae Royster spoke to the group about the BARR program at Warren County High and Middle School. This is a transition program for students entering the 9th grade at the High School and 6th grade at the Middle School.
Jerome Williams, Science Coordinator, talked about the STEM summer programs that he had planned for the students.
Stanley Williams, Chief Finance Officer, explained the chart of accounts during his budget presentation.
Tresha Layne and Scott Warren from SREB met with the Principals and District Leadership to look at how they could help develop strategies to improve student performance. They shared a lot of information that was very helpful as the district develops its restart plan.
I had the opportunity to attend the North Carolina Triangle Region Tech for Schools Conference last weekend at Saxapawhaw, North Carolina. It was one of the best events that I have ever attended. Check out pictures and comments below.
Michell Spencer from Ed Surge explains how the event will flow.
David Ross, CEO of P21 explains his organizations mission
Jodi Robinson, a teacher at Union County Schools shares " Everything Google" during the Teacher Ignite Talks event. Each participant was given 20 slides and 5 minutes to present. Each slide advanced every 15 seconds. This was an excellent method of presenting cool ideas!
Crystal Pullen, North Carolina Virtual Public Schools
Michelle Coronado, Sandy Ridge Elementary School, explains how "Plickers" enhances her clasroom instruction
Students take a look the the Stem Student Sets and the Little Bits table
The student panel was awesome. They shared with the group how they would like to see technology used in the classroom.
Students in the Alternative Learning Program at Warren County are constructing raised beds on their school site to grow a variety of plants. This lab will be used to provide hands on opportunities to enhance the curriculum. Lowes donated materials that is being used to complete the projects. Check out a few pictures of the students beginning the project.
Parents and students at Mariam Boyd Elementary School received information on how to login and use a Parent Portal to access their students grades and attendance from their computer or smart phone. A special meeting was held this week to explain the system and allow parents to login to the system. Other schools in the district will be holding meetings and providing access to their parents. Check out the pictures taken at Mariam Boyd.
Principal, Katrinka Brewer welcomes the parents and reviews the agenda
Superintendent, Dr. Ray Spain talks to the parents about the process and how this will help the parents communicate with the teachers and school staff.
Carolyn Buffaloe, Power school Coordinator, discusses the login process and how to access the system.
Dr. Linda Mason, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, discusses the grading system that Warren County Schools uses and how quickly grades will be in the system once the students have completed the assignment or assessment.
School Board Chair, Barbara Brayboy, talks with the parents about how the district is working hard to improve the communication process between parents and the school district.
Eighteen students from Warren Early College were honored for earning at least 26 college credits while still in high school. These students are on track to earn at least one Associates Degree before graduating from Warren Early College High School. The group received recognition from Vance Granville Community College officials and Warren County Schools. A reception was held after the event. Danny Lu Hundley, the first Principal at Warren Early College was the keynote speaker. Check out pictures from the event.