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Consider Serving La Sal Elementary on the School Community Council

 

The School Community Council is a group of parents and staff members who directly impact students.  These volunteers determine how the School Land Trust budget should be spent by discussing and voting on issues that matter most here in La Sal.  The 2019-2020 award amount is $2,797. This group also provides feedback and direction for the school in areas of digital citizenship, parent handbook, and other important topics.  All school community council meetings are public and are advertised to all parents via Facebook, a paper note, and at https://la-sal-elementary.sjsd.org/.  If you are interested in serving or in learning more, please contact the school!

2019-2020 La Sal Elementary School Community Council

Member

Role

Email

Amanda Shupe

Director/Head Teacher

ashupe@sjsd.org

Shannon Badger

Staff

sbadger@sjsd.org

Crystal Honour

Chair/Parent

crystalhonour@gmail.com

Tara Long

Vice Chair/Parent

tbierschied@gmail.com

Geddy Desmond

Parent

ashupe@sjsd.org

Kenzi Hall

Parent

kbowdatious@gmail.com

La Sal Elementary School Land Trust Award Amounts

 

Year

Amount*

2018-19

$1945

2019-20

$2797

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Including any carryover from previous year.

La Sal Elementary 2019-2020 School Land Trust Plan

Goal #1

Goal

Students will be exposed to the Utah Fine Arts Curriculum through access to a music course weekly as provided by a paraeducator.

Academic Areas

  • Fine Arts

Measurements

There is no current baseline data.  Parents and other team members arrived at the goal through a conversation about the lack of fine arts exposure in our school.  Moving forward we will gather data about the use and effectiveness of the instruction. Satisfaction, participation, and effectiveness will be measured through both public performances and weekly participation.  Additionally, stakeholders (parents, teachers, students, etc) will participate in a survey of effectiveness and satisfaction for the program.

Action Plan Steps

*The music teacher will inventory the existing music materials and will then determine what needs exist in instruments and technology.

*Next the teacher will design a year's curriculum map based on the Utah Fine Arts Music Core Curriculum.  The classroom teacher will ensure that all areas of the curriculum are being addressed, identifying needs of materials to be purchased.  

*A minimum of 4 parent programs will be scheduled to showcase the efforts of the students.  The music teacher will work with the classroom teacher to set a music schedule that allows for 60 minutes of weekly music instruction. 

* A stakeholder survey will be administered to measure satisfaction and effectiveness of the music program.  Participation will be measured through logs kept by the music teacher.

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$2,550

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

A paraeducator would provide 60 minutes per week of music instruction to students. Additionally we would fund 12 hours of prep and performances at a total cost of $750.

$850

General Supplies (610)

Purchasing materials to teach and perform music and dance that meets the Utah Fine Arts Core Curriculum, including copies, music, cds, posters, and other materials.

$700

Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730)

Purchasing musical instruments and a stereo system with bluetooth capabilities that would be available for learning and performing music.

$1,000

Summary of Estimated Expenditures

Category

Estimated Cost
(entered by the school)

Total:

$2,550

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

$850

General Supplies (610)

$700

Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730)

$1,000

Funding Estimates

Estimates

Totals

Estimated Carry-over from the 2018-2019 Progress Report

$179

Estimated Distribution in 2019-2020

$2,618

Total ESTIMATED Available Funds for 2019-2020

$2,797

Summary of Estimated Expenditures For 2019-2020

$2,550

This number may not be a negative number     Total ESTIMATED Carry Over to 2020-2021

$247

The Estimated Distribution is subject to change if student enrollment counts change.

Funding Changes

There are times when the planned expenditures in the goals of a plan are provided by the district, a grant, or another unanticipated funding source leaving additional funds to implement the goals. If additional funds are available, how will the council spend the funds to implement the goals in this plan?

We will write an amendment to either utilize the money to further a different area of the fine arts core curriculum or to aid in teaching a different subject from the Utah core curriculum.

Publicity

  • School assembly
  • School website
  • Other: Please explain.
    • Parents will be informed through the school Facebook page as well as at a back to school night gathering.

Goal:  

La Sal Elementary will have 90 percent of students at or above benchmark level in on the DORF and RTF measures for first and second grades and NWF for kindergarten. In order to support this goal we will provide a take-home library for families to practice reading and comprehending at home. Students will have access to books at least twice per week. Students will be assessed with the DIBELS DORF and RTF measures three times per year. Between these assessments biweekly measurements will be taken to ensure growth toward the goals. Action Steps: --Assess all students at BOY, MOY, and EOY --Progress monitor students biweekly --Inform parents of progress --Send home appropriate books for parents to practice with students --Train students and parents to retell stories after reading --Track progress and incentivize students to participate with the take home library ($2 per student per year) We would like to adjust the expenditures categories by taking $300 from Library Books and putting it into General Supplies. $744 will be spent on books for take home library $300 will be spent on materials for the take home library (hanging bags, racks, incentives--$2 per student)

 

Actions:

  • Each step was fulfilled. Students participated in all benchmark DIBELS testing as well as in regular progress monitoring. Based on the ongoing data, instructional groups were formed. These groups provided targeted instruction. Students also utilized the i-Ready program to grow.
  • Additionally, books for the take home library were purchased and began going home in accordance with the amendment to the plan.

Results:

Percentage of students on Grade Level
                           BOY         MOY         EOY
                           47%          83%          81%

 

 

Description

Planned Expenditures
(entered by the school)

Actual Expenditures
(entered by the school)

 

 

Actual Expenditures
(entered by the District
Business Administrator)

Remaining Funds (Carry-Over to 2019-2020)

$0

N/A

 

 

$296

Carry-Over from 2017-2018

$58

N/A

 

 

$58

Distribution for 2018-2019

$1,786

N/A

 

 

$1,887

Total Available for Expenditure in 2018-2019

$1,844

N/A

 

 

$1,945

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Employee Benefits (200)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Professional and Technical Services (300)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Repairs and Maintenance (400)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

RETIRED. DO NOT USE (500)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Printing (550)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Transportation/Admission/Per Diem/Site Licenses (510, 530 and 580)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

General Supplies (610)

$800

$0

 

 

$785

Textbooks (641)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Textbooks (Online Curriculum or Subscriptions) (642)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Library Books (644)

$1,044

$0

 

 

$864

Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Software (670)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Technology Equipment > $5,000 (734)

$0

$0

 

 

$0

Total Expenditures

$1,844

$0

 

 

$1,649

 
2019-2020 Meetings
All Meetings Tentatively scheduled at 2:30 in the office
 
August 30
September 27
October 25
November 29
December 5
January 31
February 28
March 27
April 24
May 15