Celebrate with Stratton Fall 2013
A Culture Where Everyone Contributes to Student Success
PTA & Parents PTA Monthly Movie Night with Popcorn! Chaperones at Golden Bell *Not shown: Our very active PTA also sponsors a Back-to-School Ice Cream Social, Carnival, Chocolate Art Night, helps with fund-raising for field trips and supply funds for classroom teachers, and funds other projects such as the climbing wall on the playground and a library book make-over.
Extra oomph from tutors
Our Community with us for Turkey Day
Students Learn Lifeskills Lifeskill of Respect Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Assembly for Veteran’s Day Holiday.
Lifeskills for positive behavior Cooperation Pride Common Sense Sense of Humor Courage Friendship Curiosity Initiative Caring Effort Resourcefulness Organization Integrity Flexibility Problem Solving Perseverance Patience
Bucket Fillers for PBIS* *Positive Behavioral Intervention Systems
Gifted Magnet Program 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades I knew right away that this class was the perfect match for me. It just feels like a place where I can learn a lot. It’s like a cozy library in a cozy hut. Jonathan on the Stratton Gifted Magnet Program
Listening with eyes, ears, and FMs in library and lab Students that are in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program are fully integrated into Stratton’s culture.
Field Trips Stratton Preschool includes students in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program. This field trip is at Channel 11 KKTV. for Preschoolers
Lifeskills of Caring and Curiosity As one Kinder put it, “we gave from our hearts to the Care and Share.” They are shown here with the beautiful autumn hay bale display where students stacked donated food. in Kindergarten
Changes that are Making a Difference! • Recess before lunch • Band and orchestra pulled from specials rotation…not content teaching time • Writer’s workshop with mentor texts • JiJiwith fidelity • PLCs- effective whole group and collaborative team meetings • Additional plan time for teachers • Breakfast for students
Cooperation, Friendship, Initiative, and Effort in 1st Grade
Real-Life Experience in our Writing in 2ndGrade Students wrote about their experience at the Myron Stratton Home’s 100th Anniversary Celebration where they performed for residents then enjoyed a formal meal with them. A resident remarked, “I didn’t know 2nd graders could do that!”
Third Grade learning extends into novels and the Pikes Peak Region Fantastic Field Trips Book Club Fun
Hands-on Learning Experience in 4th & 5th Grade Science
Cooperation in P.E.
PLS* in library and lab Library Technology Educator (LTE) Mrs. Stanley with Hearing Interpreter Ms. Johnson teach Information Literacy skills such as how to find books and web sites to research from. *Personalized Learning Skills
Creativity in Art
Rhythm in Vocal Music
Enrichments after school Make & Take Art Sports Challenge MESA Club Book Club MESA Club Not shown: NAYLA Club, Sign Club, and International Club JiJi Club