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Superintendent Newsletter
The Klamath Falls City School District is an online newsletter to keep community members updated on critical district initiatives. If you would like to be in the know about KFCS' direction and their planned actions and priorities, let Superintendent Hillyer know by emailing him by clicking here. He will add you on his listserve so you receive important updates. The current newsletter is always on the district's main page. All past issues are located here.

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KFCS is an AVID DIstrict

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ATTENDANCE MATTERS

Southern Oregon Attendance Initiative
Encouraging Postitive Habits for College and Career Readiness


KFCS Media
KUHS Remodel Video Updates
KU & You Videos
Elementary & You Videos
Pondo & You Videos
District Event Videos
After School Program Videos
City Schools & You News Clippings


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District Announcements

Week of Dec. 11 - 15, 2017

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session for all grades.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session for all grades.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session for all grades. Earlier release for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session for all grades.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 Klamath Falls City Schools are open and in session for all grades.

Winter break begins Dec 16, 2017. Classes resumes on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Any school emergency closures or announcements will be immediately updated here.

Added: 12/10/2017 9:06:59 PM

KUHS Landscaping Fundraiser
Buy a Brick / By the Bell

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Check out the Bell Pathway mock-up

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new itemEnjoy the KUHS Remodel Update for Dec 7, 2017!



Click Here for KU Construction Update Videos

new link Take a look at the December 2017 KFCS and You Herald and News Issue!

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Take a look at the November Issue of the Superintendent's Newsletter

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Athletic Director Announcements:

Basketball season is fast approaching for Klamath Union High School. We in the KU athletic Department would like to invite all elementary students in our district to come and join in with the KU spirit at all home games. Those students that come to games wearing their Pelican or Future Pelican shirts will get in free.

Come support your future high school home and cheer on the Pelicans. Additionally Jan 16th will be Mills and Conger Elementary Night. January 26th will be Roosevelt and Pelican Elementary night. Students from those schools on those nights will get a free bag of popcorn; remember to wear your Future Pelican shirts.


Check out the Winter Sports Schedule


KUHS Sportsmanship Article


Elementary After-School Sports
Ponderosa Intermural After-School Sports

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Check out the new KU Student Magazine!

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2017/18 Adopted Budget

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Check out the latest issue of KFCS and You,
a look at our schools that appeared in the Klamath Falls Herald and News.

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Upcoming District Wide Events

MISSION

100% Graduation is Our Expectation


VISION

Each Child Ready for the Next Grade


AIMS

1. Student Excellence

    • Increase the percent of students who meet or exceed proficiency targets on each state achievement test and district proficiency grading systems.
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  • Continue improving on the AVID implementation rubric.
  • Emphasize a growth mindset..
  • Implement the High Impact Teaching and Learning Strategies (WICOR).
  • Utilize strategies to achieve 90% attendance for all students including positive communication with parents and students.
  • Continue improving on the AVID implementation rubric.
  • Emphasize a growth mindset.
  • Have instructional teams meet on a regular basis to review students’ scores from tests in order to assess each student’s progress in reading, writing and math. Targeted and accelerated instruction is based on academic data.
  • Provide tutoring and enrichment through after-school programs.
  • Support student learning through summer school programs.
  • Partner throughout the school year with students and parents to set and implement K-8 individual student learning and growth targets.
  • Help 9-12 students partner throughout the school year with parents and counselors to build a 10-year plan that charts their journey through high school and post-secondary education or training into the workforce.
  • Increase the percent of high school graduates from one year to the next.

    • Increase the percent of students who meet or exceed proficiency targets on each state achievement test and district proficiency grading systems.
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  • Focus on 9 th grade on-track to graduate at KUHS.
  • Maintain 6-12 curriculum alignment.
  • Improve in-building and cross-building student transitions.
  • Provide multiple options for credit recovery.
  • Decrease the percent of failures at all grades.
  • Inspire student success through KCC, OIT and SOU Pathway programs.


2. Collaborative Excellence

a. Parent satisfaction is improved as measured by an increase in the percentage who give their children’s schools an A or B grade on conference surveys.

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  • Establish effective systematic two-way communication between parents, community, and schools, through personal calls and staff training.
  • Track effectiveness of communication viasurveys, parent calls and quality checks.
  • Tie careers to learning and establish more school-to-work experiences.
  • Increase and acknowledge community and parent involvement in all schools.
  • Set up multiple opportunities for students to improve Klamath Falls through student service projects at all age levels.
  • Improve the district marketing plan by using innovative ideas and perspectives.


b. Utilize Professional Learning Communities (PLC) effectively by:

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  • Planning for Core instruction that includes interventions and enrichments for each student in and out of the classroom.
  • Developing effective teaching strategies that are shared among teachers.
  • Creating formative assessments, analyzing student outcomes and making adjustments to instruction based on the results.
  • Training staff on effective PLC work.


3. Operational Excellence

  • Monitor Excellence Indicator progress and use results to drive improvements.
  • Utilize the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) process to drive improvement.
  • Improve the community's knowledge of our schools.

Schools
Conger Elementary
Klamath Learning Center
Klamath Union High School
Mills Elementary
Pelican Elementary
Ponderosa Middle School
Roosevelt Elementary


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After School Program
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Assessment Information
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District Information
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District Immunization Rates
District Strategic Plan
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KUHS Remodel and Bond Info
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Community & State Information
Klamath Promise and Video
ODE English Language Reports
Senate Bill 1564
ODE School Report Cards