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    Tuesday October 25th, 2016


    BLT Members Present: 

    Principal: Neil Gerrans (phone)

    Asst Principal:  Darren Frink

    Chair/Intermed Teacher: Nicolette Jensen

    Primary: Jenny Melnick

    Librarian: Linda Illman

    Olympics Team:

    Cascades: Sam Olson

    6th Grade Team: Jennifer Fanning

    Parapro: Megan Ratcliffe

    SPED:  Kerrie Bash

    SAEOP:  Carrie Wallace

    Parent Rep: John Barnhardt


    CSIP Date update:  November 15th, 2016


    What is your compliance? 


    Writing goal: Could be enough for state requirement.

    Equity goal:  Digital citizenship idea?

    Goal: Reflect work, meet requirements, limit overachievement of the scope.


    Climate Goal:  Digital Citizenship Goal 3rd/4th/5th


    What could middle school goal look like?

    Classroom environment –

    Data points regarding bullying.  

    Question?  Could work in digital citizenship cover the questions asked in survey? 


    Potential area of focus. 

    Classroom climate metric – Combine all three percentages and average out

            Middle school classroom environment survey -

            Elementary school classroom environment survey

            Staff survey – How are student behaviors supported by Admin?


    Reading Writing Goals:

    Answering School-Wide Programs/Multi- Tiered System of Support


    What are research based strategies that help targeted students?

    How do we address the needs of all kids in the school?


    Neil request:  Would like writing data by Friday.  PLC work on Wednesday October 26th for compiling data and working for goal settings.


    Current work being done: (mostly middle school)

    SS work:  Using primary sources can support ELL students by offering visual and material for multiple entry points.  Choosing materials aligned with common core and connects with multiple sources.  Standards based grading.  Modified content.

    LA work:  Graphic organizer work.  Utilize visually rich material.  Collaborative work.  Intentional grouping.  Low risk writing to get ideas out.

    SPED:  Adaptive graphic organizers, small group writing support.  Assistive technology.  Push in of staff.


    What to work on: 

    • Standards based grading support.More similar grading system across middle school and elementary


    • Anchor charts – Commonality between classes?


    • How do we strengthen our conferring practice?


    • What are power standards at different grade levels?






      Jenny Brooks is looking for a BLT replacement










    BLT Days: 11/1, 11/15

    PD Days:  Upcoming - Oct 26th


    Next meeting: November 1st 2016 7:30


    Submitted by Megan Ratcliffe

    October 25th, 2016