• COLLECTIVE CORE BELIEF: We build positive relationships between home and school so that all students are safe, honorable, and successful.

    SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBERS: Ms. Adams, Mrs. Cain, Mrs. Devoe, Mr. Harris, Ms. Lindsay, Mrs. Mahoney, Mrs. Montoy, Mr. Nutter, Mr. Wolf, and Mrs. Yarochowicz

     

    SHS PRINCIPAL: Curtis Stevens           EMAIL: Curtis.Stevens@usd305.com                 PHONE: 785-309-3702

    SHS ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS: Julie Falcon & Scott Chrisman

    SALINA HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH

    The next four years: SIP by 2020 (AT A GLANCE)

    MAJOR OUTCOME:  All teachers at SHS will utilize critical attributes of Positive Behavior Reinforcement/CHAMPS/Verbal Judo /& Mike Schmoker’s Focus daily so that students are safe, honorable, and successful.

    SAFE:  SHS will reduce the number of physical altercations, bullying/harassment, substance incidents, truancy, and tardies by 30% when comparing 2016 annual data through 2020 annual data.

    HONORABLE:  SHS will reduce the number of insubordination, academic dishonesty, and obscene behavior referrals by 30% when comparing 2016  annual data through 2020.

    SUCCESSFUL:  SHS will increase the percentage of students meeting and exceeding grade level in English Language Arts, and Mathematics on the Kansas State Assessment by 30% when comparing from 2015 scores to 2020 scores. SHS will increase the graduation rate from 2015’s 92% to 97% by 2020.

    IMPROVEMENT ATTRIBUTE

    INPUT/ACTIVITES/STAFF DEV.

    PARTICIPANTS

    RESPONSIBLE

    ATTRIBUTE DUE DATE

    EVIDENCE OF IMPLEMENTATION

    SYLLABUS & BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS: All courses at SHS will have common syllabus posted on the school’s master course index by course. The syllabus will incorporate the SHS PBIS Matrix, CHAMPS, and Verbal Judo techniques as a part of classroom management practices.

    PBIS Meetings
    Staff Development Sessions
    School Leadership Team Meetings

    School Leadership Team
    Department Chairs
    Classroom Teachers

    August 2016

    Course syllabus will be submitted to the principal for approval and posted on the school webpage in a common location for parents to review.

     

     

    SYLLABUS & CURRICULUM: All classes at SHS will have common syllabus that contains a clear written curriculum with specific learning targets (proficiency scales) as approved by participants at the Curriculum Academy.

    Department PLC Meetings
    Staff Development Sessions
    Curriculum Academy Sessions
    School Leadership Team Meetings

    School Leadership Team
    Department Chairs
    Classroom Teachers

    August 2016

    Course syllabus will be submitted to the principal for approval and posted on the school webpage in a common location for parents to review.

     

     

    STUDENT SUPPORT GROUPS: SHS will provide identified students with 3 support groups with support sessions each year: Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, and Executive Skills.

    Tier 2

    Support Group Facilitators

     

    Assistant Principal in charge of Tier 2 Support Groups

    This program has continued to be in place for going on 4 years.

    Guardians must give permission prior to student participating in the group session.

     

    The sessions will be conducted during ELO by support group facilitators.

     

    3 individual sessions are offered in October and February for each support group.

    STUDENT SUPPORT CENTERS: The new facility will provide students with three store-front locations: The Counseling & Career, Student Advocacy Center, & The Cougar’s Den.

     

    Counseling Department
    Business Department
    Assigned Classified Staff

    August 2018

    The Counseling & Career Center: Students will utilize this location for course adjustments or emotional support.

     

    Student Advocacy Center: This is a location students will go to when they are in need of peer help with conflict mediation or help with getting organized.

     

    The Cougar’s Den: In the new school store.

     

    LESSON PLAN: All teachers will utilize a common lesson format that incorporates gradual release: ME, WE, TWO, YOU and the Four Habits of Mind (see below) in the curriculum.

    1) Read to infer/interpret/draw
         conclusions.

    2) Support arguments with
        evidence.

    3) Resolve conflicting views
        encountered in source
        documents.

    4) Solve complex problems with
        no obvious answer.

     

    Department PLC Meetings
    School Leadership Team

    Classroom Teachers
    School Leadership Team

    August 2017

    The school webpage will contain all course curriculum and learning targets.

    COMMON ASSESSMENTS & SGM’s: All teachers will utilize a common end-of-semester assessment. No more than 20% of the questions will be multiple choice. The remaining 80% must consist of written responses in the form of explanation, interpretation, and problem solving.

    Department PLC Meetings
    School Leadership Team

    Classroom Teachers
     School Leadership Team

    August 2017

    All common end-of-semester assessments must be provided to the principal and records of standards tested must be submitted to Mastery Connect.

    MASTERY CONNECT: All teachers will utilize Mastery Connect to record student progress toward achieving the curriculum. 

    August and October Staff Development Session during 2016-2017

    Department Chairs
    Teachers

    October 2015

    The data that is submitted in Mastery Connect will be reviewed by the School Leadership Team to ensure curriculum program governance and fidelity.

    STOP, START, and CONTINUE SURVEYS: All teachers will be required to administer yearly stop, start, and continue surveys to one of their classes.

    Last Class Period of School Year

    Classroom Teachers
     School Leadership Team

    May 2016

    Results of the Stop, Start, and Continue surveys will be provided to administration and teacher for continuous improvement.

    COURSE REVIEW: Teachers will conduct a formal course review that examines the data in Mastery Connect. PLC’s will document modifications to instruction, and track assessment results from year to year toward school improvement.

    Staff Development Sessions
    Curriculum Academy Sessions
    School Improvement Office

    Classroom Teachers
     School Leadership Team

    May 2017

    PLCs will utilize Mastery Connect to review student learning data. This review will be focused on improving the curriculum of courses.

    DEPARTMENT REPORT CARD: Every academic department will receive an annual report card. This report card will be published on the school’s webpage for the public to review.  Aggregated department common and state assessment results will be published on the school webpage.

    Administration Weekly Meetings
    Walk-Thru Data
    Formal Observations

    Principal
    Assistant Principal

    May 2018

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on July 12, 2016