2018-19 School Supply Information

 

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McCornack 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade School Supply Information
for the 2018-2019 School Year:

As we are focusing on organization this year (more details below), all students will have specific notebooks and other materials and supplies that they are expected to use and maintain. Instead of asking parents for the very specific materials that we need, we will instead collect an annual $40 supply fee for each 3rd, 4th and 5th grade student. The two other supplies we are asking you to provide are a backpack and individual headsets for your child to use with their assigned computer or iPad throughout the year. Payment plans and scholarships are available to help any family.

Supply fees can be paid in the front office by check or cash. We are planning to be able to take credit/debit cards in the fall. You can also set up a payment plan with the front office.

What is AVID?

AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) Elementary is a program that we are introducing this fall for all of our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.  It focuses on college and career readiness and the idea that all students can get career and technical training beyond high school or go to college.  We are excited for this opportunity at McCornack Elementary School. It is not changing the curriculum we already teach, just adding best practices and organizational structure into the classroom day.  The framework for AVID Elementary includes Organization, Student Success Skills, Partnerships and more. While we will be introducing all these components to the students throughout grade levels, our primary focus for this first year will be organization.

By teaching and reinforcing academic behaviors and higher-level thinking at a young age, AVID Elementary teachers create a ripple effect in later grades. Elementary students develop the academic habits they will need to be successful in middle school, high school, college and careers in an age-appropriate and challenging way. Children learn about organization, study skills, communication, and self-advocacy. AVID Elementary students take structured notes and answer and ask high-level questions that go beyond routine answers.

We are excited for this new opportunity and look forward to an exciting fall!

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