Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson Hosting USD 259 Community Feedback Sessions

USD 259 Supt. Dr. Alicia Thompson will hold community feedback sessions aimed at gathering insight from parents and community members about the district’s Every Student Future Ready Strategic Plan. Sessions are planned Wed., Nov. 20, at Brooks Middle School, 3802 E. 27th N. and on Thurs., Nov. 21 at South High School, 701 W. 33rd St. S. Both sessions are from 6-7:30 p.m.

Participants will share their perspective on four questions:

• What is going well with the Every Student Future Ready strategic plan?

• What areas of the plan presents the greatest challenge?

• What more should the district be doing to improve student learning for all kids?

• What will you as a parent/community member do to impact student learning?

District staff will work with Dr. Thompson to analyze all feedback collected which will help shape Year 3 of the district’s strategic plan.

Those who are unable to attend one of the community feedback sessions can submit feedback online at http://bit.ly/WPSplansurvey.

Childcare and translators, including ASL, will be at each meeting.

USD 259 Invites Pastors to 95/0/3 Dinner Meeting

USD 259 is inviting Wichita area pastors to a kick-off dinner to learn about the district’s new 95/0/3 initiative. The initiate encourages students to have 95% attendance or greater, zero office referrals and a 3.0 or better GPA. Pastors, youth directors, youth ministers and education chairs at churches are also invited to attend. As collaborative partners, engaged in how students in their church are doing, USD 259 believe church staff and leaders can play an important role in increasing the number of “Future Ready” youth in their church.

The dinner is Thurs., Nov. 14, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Alvin E. Morris Administrative Center, 903 S. Edgemoor, Room 809. Park in the south lot between the Administrative Center and Curtis Middle School.

RSVP to Carla Clement, by Fri. Nov. 8, at 316-973-4775 or cclement@usd259.net.

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