301 North 2200 East
Saint George, Utah 84790
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Trustlands

 

We want to have all of our students reading on grade level. To ensure this we need to provide support and practice opportunities for those students who are struggling. We would like to see this goal accomplished by the end of the school year.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing

Measurements

We will use a number of measurements to determine if we are making progress. 1. Teacher weekly and bi-weekly reading level checks. 2. Dibels 3 times a year. 3. Progress Monitoring 4. AmeriCorps reading checks 5.  End-of-level

Action Plan Steps

1. Funds will be used to hire an AmeriCorp person. 2. Train them in STAR Reading 3. Train in use of specific reading strategies 4. Recruit and train volunteers 5. Implement our before school tutoring.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $5,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Americorp Person

$5,000

Goal #2

Goal

We have determined as a school we would like to visit every family before the school year begins. This will give us an insight into the backgrounds of each of our children in hopes of serving each more fully.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science

Measurements

We will measure our success by the number of visits we make.  We will also measure success by the information we are able to glean from these visits

Action Plan Steps

1. Pick a date for our visits before teacher contract begins. 2.  Make maps for the teachers to follow. 3.  Make sure that each teacher has another individual to go with. 4.  We have allowed 3 hours to accomplish seeing every student in the school. 5.  The funds will be used to pay employees a stipend for visiting homes.

Behavioral Component

Category Description Final Explanation
Behavioral/Character Education/Leadership Component

We have determined as a school we would like to visit every family before the school year begins. This will give us an insight into the backgrounds of each of our children in hopes of serving each more fully.

 

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $2,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Pay employee stipends

$2,000

Goal #3

Goal

We want to provide students opportunities to participate in STEM by way of LEGO League. We also will provide a STEAM Club which will allow many students to participate in hands on learning activities. We will include Kindness Club. This will allow us to pay stipends for teachers to do these activities and provide Fine Art opportunities and stipends for teachers. This will also provide needed materials to run these programs.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts

Measurements

We will use a number of different indicators.
1.  Number of students that we have sign-up for each of our activities.
2.  Those students that participate in LEGO and STEAM club we will look at their end of year math and science scores.
3.  Teachers will determine through their work in the classroom whether the additional art classes have been worth while.

Action Plan Steps

1.  Develop our Lego League squads. 2.  Purchase needed materials for Lego League. 3.  Provide stipends for teachers in choir, Lego League and Steam Club. 4.  Steam Club for kids. 5.  Develop a list of supplies for Art and Steam Club.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $4,850
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Stipends for Teachers

$2,850
General Supplies (610)

Lego League Costs 1000 Steam Club 500 Art Club 500

$2,000

Goal #4

Goal

Our School Community Council decided they would like to focus on Science. Our goal is to provide science opportunity and enrichment to all our students.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Science

Measurements

Sage testing for the 4th and 5th graders increase in their benchmark testing as well as teacher feedback.

Action Plan Steps

1.  Develop curriculum for each grade. 2.  Hire person to teach the science to help supplement teachers in classroom. 3.  Collaborate with each team to ensure that all are on the same page to ensure lesson match. 4.  Benchmark testing will ensure that we are paced correctly.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $9,300
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Cost of Teacher

$9,300

Goal #5

Goal

Panorama Elementary will purchase current technology hardware and software to assist with teacher instruction, interventions, and student learning.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science

Measurements

The purchase of new equipment and use of new equipment will be our measure

Action Plan Steps

1.  Order equipment to help our school and students. 2.  Types of equipment that may be ordered are Ipads, projectors, classroom sound systems, and Chromebooks.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $10,000
Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650)

Buy Technology equipment

$10,000

Goal #6

Goal

Provide instruction in music for all students in grades K-5 using BTS certified teacher.

Academic Areas

  • Fine Arts

Measurements

MeasurementsTeachers will determine if goals are being met by documenting student's participation in assemblies, activities, music programs. Short standards and video clips will be posted on Panorama's website to inform parents how teachers and students are implementing fine arts in the classroom. Structured activities will be planned throughout the year to highlight music and  with the help of professionals in our community and other organizations.  Musical performances, and other fine art performances will help determine student's progress.

Action Plan Steps

The funds will be used to pay for a certified music teacher. #1--Set music schedule #2--Follow music schedule #3--Take roll #4--Set choir schedule #5--Follow choir schedule #6--Take roll

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $8,000
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Hire a BTS teacher

$8,000

Goal #7

Goal

We are purchasing a new reading program and need additional funds to purchase it.

Academic Areas

  • Reading

Measurements

Increased reading scores.  The value of the new program will be measure by dibels scores and SAGE testing results.

Action Plan Steps

Budget for the program to be purchased with the total cost spread over two years.

Expenditures

Category Description Estimated Cost
  Total: $7,000
Textbooks (641)

Buy textbooks

$7,000

Summary of Estimated Expenditures

Category Estimated Cost
(entered by the school)
Total: $46,150
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200) $27,150
General Supplies (610) $2,000
Textbooks (641) $7,000
Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650) $10,000

Funding Estimates

Estimates Totals
Estimated Carry-over from the 2017-2018 Progress Report $62
Estimated Distribution in 2018-2019 $46,217
Total ESTIMATED Available Funds for 2018-2019 $46,279
Summary of Estimated Expenditures For 2018-2019 $46,150
This number may not be a negative number     Total ESTIMATED Carry Over to 2019-2020 $129