January 24th

  • Top left of the screen “Select Language” to view minutes in…
  • Parte superior izquierda de la pantalla “Select Language” para ver los minutos en español.
  • لعرض الدقائق باللغة العربية“Select Language” أعلى يسار الشاشة (Arabic)
  • বাংলায় মিনিট দেখার জন্য স্ক্রিনের উপরের বামে“Select Language” (Bengali)
  • 屏幕左上角 “Select Language”可以查看中文会议记录 (Chinese)
  • En haut à gauche de l'écran “Select Language” pour afficher pour afficher les minutes français. (French)
  • Anlè a goch nan ekran “Select Language” pou wè minit an kreyòl ayisyen. (Haitian Creole)
  • 아이티 한국어로 회의록을 보려면 화면 왼쪽 상단 “Select Language”. (Korean)
  • Вверху слева экрана «Select Language», для просмотра минут на русском языке. (Russian)
  • اردو میں منٹ دیکھنے کے لیے اسکرین کے اوپر بائیں جانب "زبان منتخب کریں“Select Language” (Urdu)

January 24, 2023.PDF

Minutes Minutes from January 10, 2023 were reviewed and approved
District 19 ELA Data

-Two district benchmarks give throughout the year (December and in March)

 District 19 school benchmark results graph 
-ELLs are showing a significant gap-3rd grade is lower than 4th and 5th grade

5th Grade:-most classes above 50% level 3s and 4s-Dual language class is lower than 50%; has been lower through the years
4th Grade:-Dual language is lower than other classes-SWDs performing higher than the grade average 
3rd Grade:-SWDs and ELLs are very close
Patterns/Trends:Dual Language classes are performing at a lower average-3rd grade is lower in 3s and 4s than 4th and 5th grade

District 19 Math Data

 District 19 total school results graph 

-4th grade higher than the other grades-Less of a gap between ELLS and SWDS
5th Grade:

 District 19 grade 5 benchmark results graph 

-Large gap between ELLs and SWDs-Dual language did better than one of the ICT classes
4th Grade:

 District 19 grade 4 benchmark results graph 

-SWDs are at 90% level 3s and 4s-ELLs show a gap at 60%

ELA and Math Support Based on Data

-Based on the District Assessment data

 information on teachers providing ELA and Math support 

-Support may change as we get closer to the assessment and as new data is analyzed

Register Projections Update -Looked at it closely-many students in process of being evaluated, but unclear of how it will turn out-After studying the projections for next year, PS 108 will agree with the projections; it will be in the best interest of our school-Reached consensus to agree with the projections
After School -beginning January 245th Grade: 5-411, 5-307, 5-402, 5-4124th Grade: 4-4043rd Grade: 3-312, 3-309Mixture of lower grade classes 2nd Grade: 304, 211, 2121st Grade: 110 and 109Kinder: 112, 101, 104, 102Enrichment programs (Running Club, Student Government, Chorus,  Stem, Cumbia, Art)
District Assessments  District 19 assessment window dates 
Per Session Eureka Math 2 Planning -beginning January 30, 2023-The Materials provided from the curriculum do not allow teachers to manipulate the slides and materials to display the lessons; does not include learning objective and success criteria-Every year the materials would need to be purchased-Consensus reached that this would be a great and beneficial opportunity for our staff
Teachers Pay Teachers -Resources that teachers can access and manipulate-Online component can be included-Met with a representative and is working on a deals with them-Consensus reached to purchase if the right deal is reached
IXL -Will be looking into what they can offer
Community Task Force Agenda:
Family Friday January Focus

Upcoming Initiatives

Wellness Committee Sub Committee Update

PBIS Rewards

Big Apple Teacher Nominations
District wanted us to state an initiative that is positively impacting our community:  it is the Community Task Force that we have named; this is what is positively impacting our community and students
Family Friday January Focus:-Parents suggested having MLK as a focus-CBO wanted to incorporate Dreamcatchers One Dreamcatcher per class
 Focus questions 
-List of possible resources shared with teachersEvery class will receive a bamboo ring with colored construction paper; will have yarn weaved through it already-class will add individual student aspirations, a class quote and any decorations that they want to add to it-Student, Mia, likes the dream catcher idea; she shared that she liked creating the December snowglobe; she got to connect with her class more because they worked as a class to create it
Upcoming Initiatives:-Respect for All Week-Student, Mia, shared that Student government will be making a video about what we love about PS 108K-A fundraiser for St Jude’s will be taking palace in the upcoming months; currently brainstorming how money will be collected -Food Drive in November: donated over 5oo pounds of food; food was donated to the Food Bank in the community-Toy Drive in December: donate toys to people in our community and school
Wellness Committee Sub Committee Update:-Regular Events have been taking place
 Wellness Events schedule 
-Events have been bonding events for the families-Resource fair was in the school basement with a variety of supports that are available to our families were highlighted-Virtual Nutrition and cooking workshop was held last week-this week a respiratory workshop will be held and a SNAPS Benefit workshop will be held-Small Bites club is in process; cooking clubs and parent workshops
-Healthy Heroes workshop is being looked into as well-Upcoming Events: Family Friday for April is to learn about plants and SustainabilityAdditional Resource Fair in the Spring (Emblem Health will be invited)
PBIS Rewards:-Student, Mia, stated that the prizes cost too much money and she hasn’t been able to exchange them yet-S. Bell shared that new prizes need to be available as well-iPads need to be distributed more frequently; need to have the opportunities to earn them from good behavior-Teachers shared that they would like access to more ROAR Bucks and would like to see them distributed more consistently
Big Apple Teacher Nominations:-Nominations are now open-Looking for Classroom Teachers-About doing above and beyond your regular job-If anyone on the Task Force has suggestions, please reach out
Next Meetings Next meeting:Wednesday, February 1, 2023PBIS/ROAR BuckJanuary Family Friday FeedbackFebruary Family Friday Project IdeasCommunity Resources to Come Into the Building