"The Lion Dispatch"
Welcome to April!!
Thank you for taking the time to read our April edition of "The Lion Dispatch".
If you have any questions and/or need further clarification regarding information within this newsletter, please reach out to Mrs. Amber Johnson, Director of Learning, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOUISVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT ~
Vision Statement - Louisville Public School is a progressive district that engages a community of learners in collaboration towards excellence.
Mission Statement - Louisville Public School staff, families, and community are dedicated to the intellectual, emotional, physical growth, and safety of our students.
ADVANCED - CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PROCESS UPDATE ~
Based on the AdvancED external review team, their insight and feedback provided our district with valuable information which was both positive and growth-oriented.
Positive strengths feedback from our visit included:
1. Theme: The Louisville Public School System exhibits
many effective leadership/governance practices
throughout all levels of the system.
2. Theme: The Louisville Public School System provides
remarkable opportunities for the students - academic
choices, extracurricular opportunities, technology, and
support for students in need.
3. Theme: The Louisville Public School System has garnered
extensive community engagement, leading to
involvement of multiple stakeholders.
4. Theme: The Louisville Public School System engages all
staff members to participate in continuous programs of
professional learning and development, facilitating high
levels of student success as well as enhancing teacher
5. Theme: The Louisville Public School System has
established a priority to maintain a climate conducive to
learning, housed in a safe and clean facility.
Areas of Growth/Next Steps from our visit included:
1. Theme: The Louisville Public School System would benefit from a
formal structure of data literacy from PK-12th grades (analyzing existing
relevant data that is disaggregated and used to drive formal classroom
instruction). This can direct improvement efforts in the areas of student
achievement, curriculum alignment, professional development, and
formative/summative student assessments.
2. Theme: Enhancing services available for social, emotional, and mental
health will benefit all students of the Louisville Public School System.
3. Theme: Monitor college and career readiness and
postsecondary/work-related transitional success. Maintaining contact with
alumni may ensure efforts made at the Louisville Public School System
are translating into positive life experiences.
As we look at our areas of growth/next steps, Louisville Public School is in the planning process of addressing each identified area. We are looking forward to sharing our next steps with each of you during the 2019-2020 school year....Stay Tuned!!!
Stakeholder Feedback - 2020-2021 School Calendar
Please be on the look-out for a survey that will be coming in the near future.
FEMA - Disaster Assistance
For more information, please contact - 1-800-621-3362
Louisville Public School Summer Hours
Can you believe we are already thinking about summer?
Please note our Lousiville Public School summer dates/hours:
May 27 - August 2, 2019, Monday - Thursday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm.
*The weight room facility will remain open during the week*
UPCOMING LION BREAKFAST
Our next "Lion Breakfast" will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, beginning at 7:15 a.m. Our topic will be on "Looking into the Future" within Louisville Public School. We hope to see many of you in attendance!!
Attached is the presentation on "The Hiring Process" from our "Lion Breakfast" on March 13, 2019 - HERE
For more information regarding this year's "Lion Breakfast" informational meetings, please read over the following document - HERE
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SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
Louisville Public School will use an automated system to notify all families of emergencies, special events, or weather based closings. Additionally, in most cases school closings due to weather will be released and posted through selected Omaha and Lincoln media sources.
If in question, Louisville families should contact their respective school offices and make certain that all contact numbers and family information is updated for the 2018-2019 school year.
2018-2019 Louisville Public School Staff
Louisville Public School Administration
Andrew Farber - Superintendent
Amber Johnson - Director of Learning
Nate Simons - Director of Technology
Cory Holl - Elementary Principal
Brett Schwartz - Secondary Principal
Rob Geise - Activities Director
Louisville Public School Board of Education
*The board does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or other protected status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated groups*