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2010-2011 SCHOOL REPORT CARDS
Below are the links to the i-LEAP, LEAP, and GEE assessment guides so that you can be familiar with the format of Phase II testing. Students have received this information so that they are familiar with the format and understand the types and number of questions for each section. Just a reminder that Phase II testing starts on Monday, April 11.
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IMPORTANT TITLE I PARENT DOCUMENTS
Download the complete documents below
Parent Involvement Policy Statement 2010-2011
Parental Involvement is essential in the enhancement of the educational foundations of a fully developed student. This student has enrichment both in school and at home that fosters this development. At Patrick Taylor, it is our goal to help parents establish effective home environments that are conducive to learning. We will develop productive forms of communication while providing information and ideas on how to assist with homework and also offering school programs and learning opportunities. Our intent is to recruit and organize parental support, include parents in school decisions, and develop parent leaders and representatives while incorporating community resources. The aforementioned goals are all created to strengthen and enhance the educational foundations of our students.
Parents, we have received the bus routes for the 12-13 school year. If you have any questions, please call Ms. Kim or Ms. Barbara in the main office.
All students are expected to have their own calculator. Information about what type of calculator your child needs is listed below.
- Grades 6 and 7 need scientific calculators. Texas Instruments is recommended.
- Grades 8 and above need graphing calculators. They need the TI-84+ SE (Texas Instruments TI-84 plus Silver Edition) which is on sale this week at Walmart.
In 2005, Louisiana Department of Education initiated End-of-Course (EOC) tests to measure the knowledge and skills a student is expected to have mastered by the end of a specific high school courses. The Louisiana Graduate Exit Exam (GEE) is being phased out and replaced with the End-of-Course (EOC) content tests, which are standards-based assessments.
Beginning with incoming freshmen (9th grade students) in 2010 – 2011 (this year’s 8th grade students) and beyond, students will be required to pass three (3) End-of-Course Tests in the following categories in order to earn a standard diploma:
- Algebra I or Geometry
- English II or English III
- Biology or American History
For more information download the EOC parent letter
Dental Care is important to your child’s health and happiness. So, your child’s school, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Department of Health and Hospitals have partnered to ensure that all Medicaid-eligible children in Louisiana receive quality dental care. For more information please see the attached brochure, parent letter, and Dental health record.
Please be advised that the provider list is part of the entire packet that parents will be receiving. It is the parent’s responsibility to follow the instructions in the letter. The dentist is responsible for faxing the information back to the school.
Middle Years Working Together for School Success May 2010
High School Working Together for Lifelong Success May 2010
Please see the News page for archived newsletters
The New technology High School Learning System (NTHLS) Portal gives the students and teachers access to the NTHLS Learning Tools such as:
- Email (allows efficient communication among teachers, students, & parents),
- School Calendars (updated regularly with important events and meetings),
- Course Calendars (updated regularly with daily agendas and assignments),
- Class Discussion Boards (promote communication and learning related to current content, and (2) provides safe and secure storage of data, files, and assignments),
- Project Briefcases (provide safe and organized storage of teacher files and resources needed to facilitate small group student projects), and
- Journals (allow on-line submission of individual student assignments to teachers).
eBoard: Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy eBoard