Port Royal Elementary School Improvement Council 2012
A PowerPoint presentation by Port Royal Elementary School Improvement Council, Beaufort County School District, South Carolina. The Port Royal Elementary SIC was given the Honorable Mention award for the 2012 Dick and Tunkey Riley Award for School Improvement Council Excellence.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Port Royal Elementary School Improvement Council 2012
Susanne Baisch, SIC Chair Jo Shirley, PrincipalBeaufort County School District
• Main Street School in the Town of Port Royal for 100 years• Second oldest, continuously operating school in the state• 260 students • 25 bus riders • Most students walk to school or are car riders• Classes walk to Town Hall, the Post Office, Fire Station & Police Department• Charting Our Course to Excellence! Palmetto Gold & Silver Awards 2010, Silver 2011
1. Increase community involvement to meet student needs due to increasing poverty.2. Involve community in our Centennial Celebration as the Center of Town for 100 years.3. Increase community collaboration to revitalize Port Royal Elementary (PRE) as an ongoing, vibrant neighborhood school. Our 2010-11 SIC Goals
• Percent of students with federally subsidized meals increased 22% over previous year.• Significant increases of students: * In single parent homes and/or being raised by grandparent(s) * With deployed military parents * With unemployed parents/guardians * Of homeless students/students from local child abuse shelter Our students needed more material and socio- emotional support! Increase community involvement to meet student needs due to increasing poverty.
School supplies, book bags, anduniform voucherswere supplied by the local community.
•Centennial Planning Committee Representatives: SIC Task Force Chair, Town Council, Historic Port Royal Foundation President and VP, businesspersons, neighbors, faculty and staff…. Planned events for our celebration: Student murals, School wall murals, Centennial Celebration Day in fall of 2011, Guest Speakers, Art Show, School Tours, Children’s Tour of Town…. Involve community in our Centennial Celebration as the Center of Town for 100 years.
Celebrating our Centennial involved the community!
• Define our niche as a neighborhood school.• With help from our parents, our neighbors and the Town, convince the County of the importance of PRE to our community.• Conduct a positive campaign to prevent the closure of Port Royal Elementary! Increase community collaboration to revitalize Port Royal Elementary as an ongoing, vibrant neighborhood school.
It Takes a Town to Raise the Children of Port Royal Elementary!