• Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe PSA

     

    Annual Education Report

    2007-2008

    Vision Statement

    JKL Bahweting Anishnabe School provides richness, relevance, and relationships in an exceptional and culturally meaningful learning environment.

    Mission Statement

    JKL Bahweting Anishnabe School, in cooperation with parents and community, provides an educational program that develops each student’s individual abilities. We are committed to providing educational excellence through rigorous and relevant programs within a safe, nurturing and culturally rich environment.

    Belief Statements

    We believe that everyone can learn

    We believe that every individual has worth

    We believe that every individual has the responsibility to care about others

    We believe that individuals have the right to a safe learning environment

    We believe that individuals create their own future by the choices they make

    We believe in upholding rigorous academic standards, adherence to the relevance of culture and community, and the building of relationships

    We believe that excellence is attainable and worth the investment

    We believe successful learning institutions function as a community

    Specialized Services

    Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe PSA provides comprehensive services to meet the individual needs of each student. Specialized Services include Resource Room Services, Gifted and Talented Services, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Physical Therapy and School-Wide Title I Academic Services for academic achievement support to students. During the school year, we offer a variety of academic and enrichment classes after school, such as Homework Lab, Structured Learning Center, Accelerated Reader, Big Bear activities, athletics and student certification courses.

    Parent Involvement

    Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe PSA recognizes that parents are a vital component of the educational process and promotes parental involvement in all aspects of school operations. Our Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meets on a monthly basis and organizes social, cultural and recreational activities during the school year. Families of Kindergarten through fifth grade students participate in the “I Care” Positive Parenting Curriculum. During the 2007-08 school year 85% of our parents were formally trained in the Positive Parenting Curriculum. Percentage of Parent Teacher Conferences Attended: 90.2%

    Michigan Education Assessment Program

    The Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) is the state assessment that measures the mastery level of all students in grades 3-8. The MEAP is based on the State of Michigan Grade Level Expectations.

    The Annual Education and Student Achievement Reports are prepared in compliance with Public Act 25 to provide a brief overview of Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe School’s academic programs and achievement levels. For additional information please contact the school Superintendent.
     
    School Overview

    JKL Bahweting Anishnabe School is a Public School Academy Chartered by Northern Michigan University and a Bureau of Indian Education Grant School

    Enrollment - 418 Students

    Staff - 92 staff members

    Student Attendance - 94% Daily Average

    Service Area: Sault Ste. Marie, MI and surrounding area.

    Board of Education Members

    2007-2008 School Year

    Isaac McKechnie…………………………………………………….……….....President

    Norma Castro…………………………………………………………….………Vice President

    Patti Paris…………………………………………..…..………………….…....Secretary

    Ken Dunton………………………………………………….………………..….Treasurer

    Jack Thompson…………………………………………..…………………......Trustee

    Regina Rolstone..……………………………….……….……………..…........Trustee

    Deb Cook….……….……………………………………..……………..……....Trustee

    Susan Palmer…………………………………………………………………….Superintendent
    Parents Right to Know

    All teachers at JKL are highly qualified under NCLB regulations. Parents will receive written notice if your child has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified. A highly qualified teacher is defined as a teacher who meets Michigan’s certification and licensing criteria for the grade of subject that they are teaching. Please see the building principal for additional information.

    Parent-Student Handbook

    All parents/guardians receive a Parent-Student Handbook, which includes important information about student discipline, communicable diseases, safety procedures, procedural safeguards and basic operating procedures. Please contact the Parent Involvement Coordinator if you did not receive a Parent-Student Handbook.

    Important Websites

    Superintendent, Principal and Teacher contact information:

    https://www.jklschool.org/contact

    Annual School Report Card: https://oeaa.state.mi.us/ayp/school_one_only_1_2004.asp?ECDid=261&Grade=8

    K-8 Grade Level Content Expectations and Specialty Curriculum:

    http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-28753_5702---,00.html

    NASIS Native American Student Information System Access: Parent (Access to student grades, performance, attendance and lunch acct.)

    https://bie.infinitecampus.com/campus/portal/bahweting.jsp

    JKL School Calendar:

    https://www.jklschool.org/calendar

    JKL Board Agendas and Meeting Dates:

    https://www.jklschool.org/schoolboard