At Joseph Rogers Primary, we are committed to a continued focus on academic excellence, social-emotional supports, and positive behavior, where:
Students: Show readiness to learn and grow by setting and striving toward personal and school-wide goals each day. Participate respectfully in a variety of cooperative groups in order to help themselves and others grow; and Demonstrate academic and behavioral responsibility through their academic performance and personal actions.
Teachers: Build relationships with individual students and families and use trauma-informed strategies with all students; Engage students in being active in their own learning through hands-on activities and project-based learning, ask appropriate and rigorous questions, and provide ongoing individual student feedback; Hold students to high standards and assist students in creating and reaching personal learning goals appropriate to current academic level and state guidelines; and Plan effectively with each other to strengthen grade-level planning and data-informed instruction. Communicate with caregivers in a variety of modes in order to strengthen the parent-student-teacher relationship.
The School: Structures the schedule to allow for common planning for grade-level teachers, state required academic times, and student social-emotional support activities; Creates a school-wide organization to promote connections and relationships with staff, students, caregivers, and community; Follows a multi-tiered support system for academics and behavior, utilizing a positive behavior system; and Requires ongoing grade-level work and bi-weekly productive professional learning community meetings in order to strengthen data-driven planning.
Caregivers and Community Members: Show their involvement in the school and learning process by creating partnerships with teachers, participating in a variety of types of communication (phone, in-person, digital, paper), and demonstrating their ownership of their child’s education; and Engage in school activities and language that promote a positive view of the school community and their child’s academic journey.
Every student matters, every moment counts!