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Parent/Student Handbook 2017

Student Dress Code Reminders

 

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Student Progress Center

(Check Student Grades Here)

 

Abney's School/Parent Compact Policy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
beliefs
 

MISSION STATEMENT Every Child, Every Day ......Whatever It Takes

OUR VISION

  1. To connect with all students with a clear understanding of each student’s strengths, weakness, background and culture.
  2. To use data to guide instruction, which will impact student achievement.
  3. To leave a positive imprint on each student’s life, creating the eagerness and appreciation for learning

OUR BELIEFS

1.  Students’ learning needs are the primary focus of the school.

2.  Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning and accommodate differences in their learning styles.

3.  Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

4.  Students can produce quality work which demonstrates their understanding of essential knowledge.

5.  A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

6.  The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.

7. Each student’s self esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff

 

School instructional programs:

Weekly classes in Art, vocal music, library, Physical Education, and computer

Reading/language arts:  Accelerated Reader(AR)/STAR reading placement test/Reading Renaissance,  Thinking Maps, Write from the Beginning, Project Read, paired reading partners, Sustained Silent Reading (SSR), Literature Circles, Rethinking/Retelling, Mountain Language

Math:    Every Day Counts, Mountain Math, Math Investigations, Read It-Draw It-Solve It

Character/Social Education:  The Fish Philosophy, Positive Behavior Support/School Wide Discipline Plan, Second Steps, Steps to Respect, Red Ribbon Week (anti-drug education), Breakfast of Champions (honor roll)

Other:  Violin Instruction

Support Programs:

Extended Education Program (EEP – before and after care); Kids in Transition Program, Special Education Inclusion, Resource, Management of Alternative Education (MAE); Speech therapy, Gifted Classes, Talented Art/Music/ Theater classes, In-School Suspension (ISS) , Mental Health Provider (MHP)

Parental Involvement opportunities:

Parent Ed Night, Math Night, Literacy Night, Open House, Meet the Teacher Night, Transition First/First Grade program for Kindergarten Parents, Parenting Center, Field Trips, Book Fair, Campus Beautification Days, volunteers in the classroom and at home, teacher appreciation week
Parents may have breakfast and/or lunch any day with their student. No advanced notice or special occasion is needed. Please come in and share our child nutrition program at any time.

Clubs/Organizations:

Chorus (5th grade), Band (5th grade), and Spartanettes (girls) dance team

School Awards:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Accreditation, National Blue Ribbon School, PTA awards, Food Service Awards, Slidell Beautification Awards.

School Improvement Plan


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