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Mt. Pleasant District and Curriculum
The goal of the Mt. Pleasant Central School District is to provide students with a comprehensive educational program that builds life-long learners. The district utilizes curriculum maps which contain standards that are agreed upon and developed by a team of teachers for students in kindergarten through grade 12. These standards are reviewed and revised on a continuous basis to ensure that Mt. Pleasant students receive the highest quality education. The Mt. Pleasant School District’s curriculum is aligned to the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards which help prepare students for success in college and/or career.
We currently cover the following Mt. Pleasant-area school district: Mt. Pleasant Central School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Mt. Pleasant District Curriculum
The English/Language Arts standards emphasize reading, writing, speaking and listening. The curriculum includes word study, spelling, handwriting, grammar and mechanics. Writing workshops based on the Teacher’s College Philosophy, encourage students to write from their personal experience is also part of the program. Mt. Pleasant schools use a balanced literacy approach in its reading program and provide all students with small group instruction and opportunities for guided and independent reading in a print rich environment.
The district math program is also based on the Common Core Math Standards and students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of hands-on experiences that promote mathematical understanding. The objective is to build a solid mathematical foundation and help students progress from the use of concrete objects, math symbols and abstract processes to solving problems related to real life experiences.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Mt. Pleasant Educational News
- Prom Dress Drive - Westlake High School’s Service Club recently partnered with Netty’s Gear to conduct a Prom Dress Drive. The club’s goal was to collect 50 chic and stylish formal dresses to donate to young women attending schools in the Bronx who expressed financial need. Through e-mails to staff, students and parents, and announcements on the school’s website and Facebook page, the club exceeded its goal and collected 68 dresses! Club members also helped sort, fold, organize and package these beautiful dresses and gowns prior to being sent to Netty’s Gear. Thanks to the outstanding efforts of the Westlake High School Service Club and the community, these young women will have a night to remember in the dress of their dreams.
- Students Explore Communications Careers - About 30 high school students who were interested in exploring careers in Broadcasting and Communications attended a career cafe organized by the school’s guidance department. In attendance from the field of broadcasting were News 12 Sports Director Walt Fowler, book author Glynis Astie, Consumer Reports editor Nicole Sarrubbo and public relations coordinator Eileen Farrell. The guest speakers discussed their careers, answered student questions and ate lunch with the students.
- Community Outreach - The students at Westlake Middle School spread “good cheer” to children in need during the holiday season. The Student Council held a pajama and book drive for two weeks in November. Due to the generosity of students, their families and the community, over 200 books and 50 pairs of warm pajamas were collected and distributed to needy families.
Mt. Pleasant Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Talking to Kids About Bullying
Bullying among youth is an increasing concern to parents and educators in today’s world. There are warning signs that adults can look for to indicate that a child might be a victim of bullying. Warning signs may include: unexplained injuries, lost or destroyed personal items such as clothing and electronics, feeling sick or faking an illness, changes in eating and sleeping habits, nightmares, declining grades in school, not wanting to go to school, loss of friends, avoiding social situations, feeling helpless or “bad” about themselves or talking about suicide It is critical to be aware and keep communication open. Not all children exhibit signs of being bullied or ask for help. If you suspect a child is being bullied it is critical to seek help immediately. Recognizing the warning signs is an important step in preventing or coping with bullying.