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Jena Elementary’s Parent Policy 2018-2019

Parental Involvement Policy

Successful learning for all students is the mission of the staff, parents, students, and other stakeholders at Jena Elementary School. Parental involvement is a key factor in achieving high academic standards and in meeting the needs of each individual student.  The school provides multiple opportunities for parents to become involved in their children’s education as described below.

 

Throughout the school year:

  • Parent phone calls as needed for academics, behavior, etc.  Recorded in phone log.
  • Home Connection letters from principal (weekly or biweekly as needed)
  • Student folders/handbooks sent home weekly and signed
  • Student behavior folders sent home daily and signed
  • Progress Reports sent home in the middle of each grading period for all grades
  • Parents/Grandparents eat lunch with students during appointed weeks
  • School Improvement Plan – parental involvement
  • Individual parent conferences as needed
  • Fall and Spring Parental Conferences as scheduled by Parish
  • Pre K parent activities/meetings
  • Family Nights

 

 

 

August:

Open House/Family Night

  • PK and First
  • K and Second

 

September:

Parent Night “Back to School for Parents”

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

 

October:

Parent/Teacher Conference

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

PTO Meeting

 

November:

Community/Parent Book Readers

Book Fair Family Night/Crisis Plan

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

Fall Festival

 

December:

Class Christmas parties w/parents all grades

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

 

January:

Parent Expo

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

PTO Meeting

 

 

 

 

February:                                          

Parent/Teacher Conference

Parent and Grandparent lunch and breakfast

Academic Parent Night

 

 

March:                                                                                   

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter parties w/parents for PK and K

Read Around America/ Parent readers

PTO Meeting

 

May:

Awards Day

Kindergarten Graduation

End-of-School Celebration (Parents participate)

 

@items in italics and bold are parental involvement activities