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missing out High Attendance Day... DON'T MISS IT!

Thursday, September 20th, has been designated state-wide as “High Attendance Day” for Kentucky schools. This event highlights the importance of regular school attendance and its link to student performance. By attending class regularly, a student is more likely to keep up with the daily lessons and assignments and achieve academic performance benchmarks on time. Research reflects that a child's attendance record is one of the strongest single predictors of academic success.

 

 

 

prichard Bright Spots - Learning in Kentucky

MAKING SURE LEARNING STICKS

In a social studies classroom, a group of teenagers gather for a rare experience in schools — going over material that has already been tested. Having earned scores or teacher referrals indicating a major gap on an important topic, in this case how the United States abolished slavery, teacher Kristy Center is leading a workshop created to clarify fundamental concepts.

Within minutes, one student explains...   http://prichardcommittee.org/bright-spots-trimble-county/

kcss Kentucky Center for School Safety Assessment

Dear Parents,

The Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) has confirmed, at our request, to come and conduct a safe school assesment at the Trimble Co. JR/SR High School Facility. In October, a team of 6 trained educators for the KCSS, will spend a full day in the JR/SR building, observing entry and exit practices, interviewing students, visitors and staff, assessing the building and procedures, in order to provide feedback to us that will strengthen the safety measures in place for the school and the school district. Right now, we need your help preparing for their visit in October. Please go to this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TrimbleMSHSparents
and complete the survey. Thanks for your help!!!

logo Trimble Co. Schools receives accredidation from AdvancED!

It is official, signed, sealed and delivered...we are an accredited district through Advanc-Ed!

AdvancED Performance Accreditation and the Engagement Review...
Accreditation is pivotal to leveraging education quality and continuous improvement. Using a set of rigorous
research based standards, the accreditation process examines the whole institution—the program, the cultural
context and the community of stakeholders—to determine how well the parts work together to meet the needs of
learners. Through the AdvancED Accreditation Process,

sheriff Trimble Co. Sheriff's Deptartment helping to keep Trimble Co. students safe!

Law enforcement from the Trimble Co. Sheriff’s Office provided training for the Trimble County School District this summer in preparing and making sure they know what to do in the event of an active shooting or intruder situation.

Trimble Co. District Employees gathered at Bedford Elementary School and the Trimble Co. JR/SR High School to learn more about what actions they can take in an active shooting situation.  It wasn't just presentations and discussions, the Trimble Co. Sheriff's Office took teachers into the classrooms and showed them first hand steps and resources that they can use to help protect the students. The staffs in each school were provided baseline knowledge, best practice and protocol and also some confidence in their ability to apply that knowledge in an intruder situation.

The training also provided insight into protocol the district can follow to help reduce the access that an intruder would have into the building.  As a result, visitor and parent check-in procedures were revised and will be implemented this school year.  We don’t want to inconvenience anyone with our new check-in procedures, but we feel it's our obligation to do everything we can to maintain the safety of our students. 

The ‘Visitor Check-in Procedures’ can be found here.