The 24th Street community provides students with the best education possible that is authentic, engaging, student-centered, innovative, integrates technology, and promotes an appreciate for life-long learning by working, learning and acting together. We devote ourselves to respecting differences in our widely diverse cultural, economic, social, racial, intellectual, linguistic, and educational backgrounds in our community. We conserve this effort by using our diversity to achieve our commitment to excellence and to nurture and guide our students to be the best they can in a safe learning environment.
The mission of Twenty-fourth Street Elementary School is to provide students with an exceptional public education that helps them develop critical thinking skills necessary for success in the 21st century. Through family and community partnerships, we strive to instill a dedication to improving our world through a commitment to social justice.
Great first week of school!
Congratulations to all our families and students who joined us for all four days of school last week. We are very excited to see everyone, and the kids look FANTASTIC in their uniforms. As of now, the PTA will be in charge of an on-going uniform sale that will start in September. They will have regular hours when the uniforms are available, which we will put on the website. I hope the uniforms have made it easier to get ready in the morning, and I know they have contributed to an environment of learning here at our school.
This week, your children were assessed on what they already know in many areas: math skills, reading fluency, early literacy skills, and writing (narrative, opinion, and informative). These baseline assessments will help us plan targeted instruction and be a point of reflection as we come together to discuss your child's progress.
In the next few weeks, our English Language Learners will be taking the CELDT test to either determine their initial English proficiency level (students new to school) or assess their progress in learning English. Please remember to talk regularly to your child, in any language, to help build their communication skills. Two great prompts are: 1. What do you like? This or this? Give me two reasons why. 2. Here are four pictures. Tell me a story about what is happening in the pictures.
August 26, 2014: Back to School Night from 4:30-6:30. Come and learn about the academic goals for your child and how you can help them achieve success!
August 29, 2014: Admissions day holiday - no school!
September 1, 2014: Labor day holiday - no school!
Starting in 2014-15, school uniforms are mandatory. Students must wear burgundy tops and grey pants. Sweaters and jackets must be black, grey, or burgundy. Shoes must be athletic shoes (no flats, sandals, or boots).
Dates to Remember
8/29/14: Admissions Day Holiday (no school)
9/1/14: Labor Day Holiday (no school)
9/25/14: Unassigned Day (no school)
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