Lewis and Clark Parent Newsletter

December, 2019

Lewis and Clark School-Wide Goals

Each year Lewis and Clark Elementary writes a School Improvement Plan. As part of the plan we create goals that we try to achieve each year.

2019-20 School-wide goals

1. All students will meet one year's growth in reading.

2. All students will meet one year's growth in math.

3. All students and staff will work and learn in a safe environment.

4. Provide parents opportunities to participate, volunteer, and actively engage at Lewis and Clark.

Each year we write a School Improvement Plan.

State of the Schools Address

State of the Schools Address & Public Focus Group

The Fargo Public Schools will hold the 2019-20 State of the Schools Address & Public Focus Group on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:15 p.m. at South High School, 1840 South 15th Avenue, Fargo. Parents, staff and community members are invited to participate and are encouraged to pre-register by 4:00 p.m. on December 18, 2020 by calling 701.446.1005 or signing up online at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/focusgroup. Attendees will receive reading materials electronically in advance of the event. For more information, visit www.fargo.k12.nd.us/focusgroup.

District Annual Report

As evidence of Fargo Public Schools’ commitment to our patrons, the FPS 2018-19 Annual Report is now available, and it showcases the qualities and services of our school district. The publication provides a wide array of information to familiarize families and the community with Fargo Public Schools. Report details include enrollment, staffing, and budget numbers, and overviews student services and student assessment data. Thank you for your continued support as we serve the citizens of Fargo by providing its students an excellent educational experience. Access the full document at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/AnnualReport.

Fargo Public Schools Accepting Nominations: Beginning January 6 for Teacher, Administrator, and Support Staff of the Year Awards

Parents and community members are invited to nominate a Fargo Public Schools teacher, administrator, or support staff member they feel is serving our students with excellence for consideration of a yearly recognition award. Online instructions, forms, and application process can be found at: www.fargo.k12.nd.us/StaffRecognitionProgram.

The District will award the following this Spring:

Teacher of the Year Award − awarded to a certified staff member

Administrator of the Year Award − awarded to a principal, assistant principal, director or coordinator

Support Staff of the Year Award − awarded to an educational support staff member, custodial/maintenance department staff member, or nutrition services staff member

No School-Winter Break

Saturday, Dec. 21st, 1am to Wednesday, Jan. 1st 2020 at 11:45pm

1729 16th Street South

Fargo, ND

Reminder there will not be school from Dec. 21-Jan. 1 for our winter break. School will resume on Jan. 2, 2020. Have a great New Year!

ENVOY: Lewis and Clark Teachers work to implement these strategies. To learn more about ENVoY watch the video below!

Foundations of ENVoY (2016)