Lincoln MS-Campus Improvement Plan (CIT) Minutes
2/07/18 3:00 PM
CIT Committee brings focus and coherence to reform activities and help ensure unity of purpose, alignment, and clear accountability. For all CIT recommendations principal has the decisive vote.
Math everyday all grade levels
Keep 5 x 5 schedule and Warrior Workshop
Drastic budget cut-committee approves to pay for one less person.
Even though we are paying for one less person Lincoln will NOT be losing any personnel
Computer Free Day
Consensus: Up to individual teacher to incorporate proper technology use and encourage no tech day.
Establishing a computer misuse policy is on CIT agenda
After School Pictures
Will make every effort to move to after school to not interfere with daily classes (clubs included for yearbook)
Math and English will continue Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 – 4:15
Social Studies and Science will move to Saturday (1 to 2 sessions)
Create, Repeat, and Practice lessons to build a culture for students to exhibit proper behavior and respect for all adults
Possibility to extend duration with same students to create a relationship
Switching to Homeroom will create a schedule conflict
Teachers encouraged to use Skype to confirm if student are going to their designation
Scheduling a staff pot luck for social peer outlet
Teacher of the Month
Counselors have organized a way to allow students to share their appreciation and voice teacher qualities they like
Detention on Thurs/ Buses
Detention should remain on Fridays and parents will need to make arrangements for pick up.
Buses are provided for tutoring students not students serving detention
Meeting Called by: Haidi Appel
Facilitator: Haidi Appel
Haidi Appel/ Principal
Leslie L Ritchey/Teacher
Jennifer Ramirez/ Parent
Amy Boatright/Staff Development
Juan Pinon/ TeacherCIT MEETING 12/6/17==========================================================================Amanda Torres, Karen Reid, Leslie Ritchey, Steve Kurtzrock, Joy Davis, Tifini Cadena, Amy Boatright, Mrs. Ramirez, Haidi Appel, Angela WordCalled to order 3:101) Clarification for WW- Issue brought up that certain teachers are not allowing students to leave Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays to attend tutoring with other teachers even if the planner is stamped.Appel Clarification: Core Courses take priority. Attempt to work out a schedule with co-teacher. If still not resolved, please notify Mrs. Appel2) Half-day on 20th. We will see all classes. There is also a Holiday Concert that will run roughly about 1 hour.3) A new protocol for getting a schedule change.--> Request a form from office, parents sign--> There has to be a conference with Parent, Teacher and/or Administrator-->Schedule cannot be changed without a conferenceIdeas: Roll Science Fair Project into I.B. Community Project. Kudos to the Science Fair Committee, event was well organized and a great experience for students.Cadena: Brainstorming a STEM Fair for 8th Grade students at the end of the yearPrincipal Notes:Detention: MUST give parents 24-hour notice, preferably by making contact by phone call. Detention is not for academic purposes, only behavioral (which includes insubordination)Thanks for all who helped with Pizza with the Principal.The Algebra Exam is Wednesday, Dec. 13thLaptop inventory is Tuesday, Dec. 12th. Will take place during ELA classes.Meeting adjourned: 3:39