Thursday, August 10th
I hope you and your children have had a great summer break. I know I enjoyed getting to spend more time with my kids this summer. And while it's never easy to say goodbye to long summer days and snow cone season, we really are excited to start another great school year.
D93 Students Continue to Make Gains in Learning
D93 Improvement Plan
D93 Improvement Plan
Continuous Improvement Plan 2018 - 2025 Approval: We promise to Design Success for Every Student Strategic Goals: By 2025 . . . 90% of 3rd grade students read grade-level texts (520 Lexile) 67% of 6th grade students show middle school readiness on state ELA and math assessments. ...
D93 Opening Admin Meeting
As we approach the beginning of the new school year, the D93 administration team and school principals met together to discuss and plan new goals for the school year. The group used this opportunity to emphasize the importance of collaboration and teamwork in ensuring D93's success.
Goal-setting is a crucial aspect of the District's development and growth. By defining clear and achievable objectives, we can align our efforts and work towards a unified purpose.
School Board News
- In July, Richard Hess was appoint to the Zone 3 seat. Dr. Hess officially took office in the August meeting. A native of Ashton, Idaho, Dr. Hess is how director of program development for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Energy & Environment Science & Technology (EEST) Directorate. He is also the father of a multi-racial adopted family, and is passionate about diversity. (Biographical Information Source: bios.inl.gov/Lists/Researcher/DisplayOverrideForm.aspx?ID=72
- Paul Jenkins was also nominated to serve as the new Board Chair following the resignation of Chad Dance who moved out of Zone 3. We are grateful for the service of both trustees in this sometimes challenging position.
- The Board also approved a resolution to continue to develop and implement mastery-based learning in District 93. Idaho Education news provided an in depth article summarizing our discussion about this resolution.
- The Board also approved a number of policies for 30-day comment and review by the public. Most of these policies have been updated to reflect recent changes in state laws that took effect on July 1st.
- 4240 Parental Rights
- 3050 Attendance
- 4165 Parent Involvement
- 2140 Student and Family Privacy Rights
- 2340 Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom