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Land Trust Final Report 2016-2017

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2016-17 Land Trust Final Report


Current winter 2016 benchmark testing shows 39% of students are below benchmark in Reading Fluency. By Spring of 2017 we will increase the percentage of students reaching benchmark by 5%. Baseline data will be collected in Fall of 2016.

Academic Areas

• Reading Measurements

This is the measurement identified in the plan to determine if the goal was reached.

The specific measurements that we will use is the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skill (DIBELS) assessments. Kindergarten will use First Sound Fluency and Non-sense words. 1st will use non-sense words and reading fluency. 2nd-5th will use fluency and accuracy scores.

Bell View chose this goal because we have less than 60% school-wide of students reaching benchmark in reading success predictors. We want to increase the percentage of students meeting benchmark in reading fluency.

Please show the before and after measurements and how academic performance was improved.

Grade Growth

Kinder +32% (29%-61%) 1st +20% (33%-53%) 1st -3% (46%-43%) 2nd +12% (53%-65%) 3rd -7% (67%-60%) 4th +23% (40%-63%) 5th +21% (31%-52%)

Action Plan Steps


Fall-Spring Fall-Spring Winter-Spring Fall-Spring Fall-Spring Fall-Spring Fall-Spring


First Sound Fluency Nonsense Word Fluency Oral Reading Fluency Oral Reading Fluency Oral Reading Fluency Reading Inventory Reading Inventory

This is the Action Plan Steps identified in the plan to reach the goal.

1. Hire/rehire 3 reading paraprofessionals at 17.5 hours per week. 2.Train and supervise them in reading intervention strategies 3. Provide ongoing Professional Development 4.Progress monitor students to assure accurate placements of students.

Please explain how the action plan was implemented to reach this goal.
Steps of Action Plan
1.Three paraprofessionals were hired or rehired to provide tier 2 reading intervention.
2. They were trained and supervised with reading intervention strategies
3. Ongoing Professional Development was provided
4. Students' progress was monitored to assure accurate placements of students receiving tier 2 intervention.

Increased Distribution
The school plan describes how additional funds exceeding the estimated distribution would be spent. This is the description.
If we receive additional funds we will extend hours for para professional so we are able to service more students and we will also purchase needed materials, technology and resources to support the Tier 2 reading intervention program.

Description of how any additional funds exceeding the estimated distribution were actually spent.

As described


The following items are the proposed methods of how the Plan would be publicized to the community:

  • Letters to policy makers and/or administrators of trust lands and trust funds.

  • School newsletter

  • School website

  • School marquee

    The school plan was actually publicized to the community in the following way(s):

  • School newsletter

  • School website

  • Other: Please explain.

o Parent meetings




Actual Cost

Actual Use

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

$23,884 for three 17.5 hour paraprofessional Tier 2 reading assistants.



As Described plus $4,262.50 spent to purchase Chromebooks and Chromebook Management Licenses.

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Bell View Elementary 2017-2018

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 Bell View October Info:

October 17, 2017
Dear Parents and Students,

Halloween is quickly approaching, and we are excited to celebrate at Bell View Elementary. Please review the following important information so we can make this a fun and safe day at school.

The school parade will begin on Tuesday, October 31 at 2:00 PM. Students may bring their costumes to wear for the parade and class parties. Parents and siblings are invited to watch the parade. The students will parade through the hallways, café, and the gym. Please be aware that masks, light sabers, weapons, or any facsimiles of weapons are NOT ALLOWED. All costumes, including adults’, must follow the Canyons School District Dress Code.

Each grade level will have celebrations in their classrooms following the parade. If you would like to help, please contact your student’s teacher. Adults who would like to participate in classroom celebrations will be required to register as volunteers at canyonsdistrict.org. This can take up to 72hours, please plan accordingly!

We are looking forward to an exciting Halloween Day at Bell View. Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions! Reflections’ Projects will be on display in the Media Center!

Thank you,

Chanci Loran, Principal

Dear Parents,

We are excited to be able to continue to offer an After School Program for Bell View Elementary students!

This program will operate Monday through Thursday beginning Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  Students will participate in the program starting at 3:35 and ending at 4:35 pm.  Each day students will begin with a snack, followed by homework time/high yield learning activities, then various youth development activities will be offered.

Space is limited to 50 total students.  Registration begins Wednesday, August 30th.  Please return the completed registration form to the school office immediately.  You will receive a confirmation phone call by September 1st informing you if your student has been accepted into the program or if you have been placed on the waiting list.  The program will begin Wednesday, September 6th.   Please remember the program ends promptly at 4:35pm every day. Any student picked up after 4:35pm will be considered “tardy”.  After three “tardies” your student will not be able to participate in the After School Program.

 Please plan to attend our Mandatory After School Program Orientation for parents and students on Tuesday, September 5th at 3:45 pm or Wednesday, September 6th at 8:15 am. Bring your children who are signed up for the program! 

 Only completed registration forms to be accepted into the After School Program.

Thank you,

Chanci Loran, Principal

Mustang Mail-December 19, 2016

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Mustang Mail December 19, 2016

 Dear Parents,

Winter Parent Program Times: December 20, 2016

AM Kinder: 11:15

1st grade: 1:30

4th grade: 1:45

PM Kinder 2:00

5th grade 2:15

3rd grade 2:30

2nd grade 2:45

(Students will also have the opportunity to have their photo taken with Santa today!)

 Weather Guidelines:

There were several students without proper attire for the cold weather today. Please remember the following:

Students will be kept inside in the morning and for recess during days where the temperature (or wind chill) is below 20 degrees.
Students will be kept inside in the morning and for recess during days where rain or snow is heavily falling.
Students with health conditions as indicated by their health care plans will be kept inside during recess when the air quality index indicates that the air quality may be harmful to their condition.  All students will be kept inside if the air quality is deemed unhealthy for all students.  This would be called a RED day.  Here is a link to the air quality index. http://www.airquality.utah.gov/slc-currentconditions.html
Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader:

Please support our School Community Council with this year’s reading rewards Program.  This month we will log weeks November 28th through December 21st.  Please return reading calendars on Wednesday Dec. 21!  Any student who completes 3 weeks out of the 4 weeks of reading during this period will qualify for a reward on January 9th.  Special recognition will be given to those who achieve a 100% or better. Please encourage your students to read! Reading counts as students reading to themselves, aloud, or reading with an adult or older sibling.

 Community Clothing Closet:

As part of the Jordan High School feeder system, and in coordination with the high school and middle school AVID programs, we are working on a feeder-wide service project.  We know that during the holidays, often closets and dressers get cleaned out to make space for new items.  We would love to take your gently used items.  Throughout the month of January, we will be accepting any gently used clothing for our community clothing closet.  Clothing can be dropped off at any of the schools within the Jordan feeder system.  Students in the AVID program at Jordan High School, Eastmont Middle School and Mt. Jordan Middle school will sort the clothing into sizes in preparation for the open community clothing closet.

On Monday, February 13th from 4-8 PM, Jordan High School will host the community clothing closet in their commons area.  Any community member is welcome to come get what they need from the closet free of charge.  We are excited to be able to work with our community and feeder

system to help give back.


Dec. 20th— Winter Parent Program

Dec. 21st—Spirit Day; Hat Day (last day of school before Winter Recess, a full day).

Dec. 22nd—Winter Recess begins

Jan. 3—School Resumes

Jan. 20—No School, No Student Day


Chanci Loran M.Ed.

Principal, Bell View Elementary

9800 South 800 East Sandy, UT 84094


Canyons School District

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