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Principal Afflick lays out her "Big 4" academic priorities for the 2014-15 year

posted Sep 8, 2014, 9:54 PM by Brian Lawler   [ updated Sep 8, 2014, 11:43 PM by Erika Ehmsen ]
On Friday, September 5th, we had our first Principal's Chat of the new school year.  During this chat, Principal Stacy Afflick took the opportunity to look back on last year, which was her first at Paul Revere.  We reviewed the work that had been done by the SSC in creating the balanced scorecard for the year, as well as the Mission & Values that the Principal Afflick had worked with the staff and the community to formulate.  And building on those prior efforts, she then went on to deliver her "Big 4" academic priorities for this year.  They are:
  1. Attendance: 98% measured by time in and out of the classroom.
  2. Increased Reading and Reading Readiness in both English and Spanish.  Kindergartners and 1st graders should know all "sight words."
  3. I Belong: students should feel a sense of belonging in their classroom at Paul Revere.
  4. Increased Mathematics Achievement and basic facts readiness.
Paul Revere has many programs in place to help cultivate talent and serve the special needs of each and every student.  But these Big 4 priorities are the goals that the educators at Paul Revere are going to be focusing on—and measuring—throughout the school year.

We had a good turnout for this first Principal's Chat of the year, and are always looking to do even better.  So if you have the time and inclination, please feel free to join us for the next chat which will be on Friday, October 3rd.  See you there!