Hesston Middle School

Highlights and Challenges Fall 2012

HMS HIGHLIGHTS

MTSS:

  • Utilization of AIMSWeb Data, Tier II & III Interventions
Technology Integration:

  • Podcasting, iMovies, Overall Technology Usage Up
Cooperative Learning:

  • 100% Staff Participation in CL Coaching
Responsibility-Centered Discipline

  • Steady Reduction in Office Referrals, Developed New Reporting System
Common Core:

  • Exposure to Our New Online Mapping System
Teacher Climate Survey:

  • 100% Enjoy Working at HMS; 100% Say HMS is Headed in a Positive Direction
Reach for Success:

  • Character Education Recognition by KSDE
Fall Athletics:

  • 8th Grade Football and Volleyball Success, Soccer Improvement

HMS CHALLENGES

District Website:

  • Stronger Tool for Communication and Promoting School
Technology Support:

  • Movement Away from Computer Tech Class to True Integration
Student Technology Tools:

  • Tools for Each Team
Display Tools:

  • Apple TVs for Increased Mobility in the Classroom
Facilities:

  • Student Desks
  • Stage as Storage
  • White Board Replacement
Trainings

  • Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Common Core - Curriculum Mapping


Schedule:

  • MTSS
  • Walk-To Model
  • Academic Exercise
  • Learning Support
  • Choir
  • Electives/Encore/Core
  • RS Program
  • Shared Staff