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WTES Info Session 2 - Shared screen with speaker view
Dahiana De La Cruz
19:06
Hi Denise! Thank you for joining us. Yes, the session is being recorded.
Paige Cowett
22:56
to develop a real love of learning
Dara Rose
22:57
Develop love of learning, expression and commitment and connection to community
Sarah Kramer
23:02
social emotional learning
Sarah Iannucci
23:07
Excited about the prospect model and greatest hope is that our daughter LOVES school
Rachel Scott
23:22
that she is seen and nurtured as a whole person and that she continues to love school and learning
jordanklopf
23:31
Warm, supportive, diverse learning environment
Dara Rose
23:31
explore interests, find passion
Ernesto Martinez
23:33
Diverse Learning Enviorment
alie
23:35
Community connection, love of learning, respect for all people
Dara Rose
23:38
physcial and emotional safety
deb jensen
23:41
To develop a love of learning, and to learn what she loves… to be in a caring community and care
Kenneth Partridge
23:43
We’re looking for a caring environment that encourages individual children to thrive
Joe Nelson
23:51
HI, we are excited to join you. We hope that our child can learn to think critically and love learning and get the support he needs with his special needs. Also social justice!
RC (he/him/his)
24:03
love for learning, making friends for life, making memories
Lauren De Veaux
24:12
Looking for a school with a diverse community and will receive an education that is well rounded and helps to develop all areas of his being. Love of learning
Dara Rose
24:12
yes, social justice
Rachel Scott
24:31
ditto on social justice
RC iPhone+
24:32
Interested in your school and hopeful it would be a place that would meet our child where she is at and join us on our journey to allow her to blossom into herself.
Joe Nelson
24:59
teach to every child
tarethmitch
25:04
Looking for a school that is diverse and engaging and has a close community.
Marie-Theres Franke
31:20
how do you handle tricky behavior in relation to SEL?
Dara Rose
32:38
Do you use any specific SEL approaches like RULER, Responsiv Classroom etc?
deb jensen
35:04
Do you have dedicated art teacher? Music? Science? Theater? Phys Ed?
deb jensen
35:32
What is the role and place of the arts in the school and how does that manifest?
Allison Kaufman
35:33
Do you have speech, OT providers on staff? Do they have their own rooms
Sarah Kramer
35:44
do the kids remain with the same cohort year after year?
tarethmitch
35:50
Are there any after-school programs available?
Joe Nelson
35:55
do you push in and pull out?
AH iPhone
37:04
given you are a new school and co-located with the high school, do you expect the current location to be where it is for a while? if not, do you expect to stay within the WT neighborhood?
Joe Nelson
37:41
what does this "community" look like outside of covid?
Rachel Scott
39:13
curious what you would say is the biggest focus or next frontier for you as you develop as a new school. what are you learning from this first year thus far?
Marie-Theres Franke
44:13
do the kids remain with the same cohort year after year?
Marie-Theres Franke
44:43
how many times a week is art? music?
alie
45:41
How does the lottery account for twins? Are they counted together?
Joe Nelson
45:56
do you let ppl in outside of district?
Marie-Theres Franke
47:25
what’s your literacy curriculum?
Hannah Faddis
47:41
In a normal year, is there still early dismissal on Wednesday? What are the afterschool options? What are the logistics for KG lunch (cafeteria/classroom)?
jordanklopf
47:56
s food provided (breakfast and lunch)?
Anshika Chawla
48:28
How are social studies integrated into the curriculum?
jordanklopf
48:49
When do families need to confirm in relation to public school schedule?
Joe Nelson
48:58
Do you have a sensory gym or stations? How do you handle sensory seekers?
Lauren De Veaux
50:25
We really like what we are hearing about your educational program. Thank you for hosting this call. What activity/initiative would you say best captures the mission of your school?
Marie-Theres Franke
50:39
can you talk a little about your music program/teachers/curriculum?
Dara Rose
50:42
In a normal year how is the physical sharing of space with HS students managed to ensure safety?
Joe Nelson
50:43
do you have paras?
Marie-Theres Franke
51:17
how much recess time do the kids have in K/1st grade?
Marie-Theres Franke
51:36
what’s your homework policy?
Anshika Chawla
51:47
How much choice or free play time is incorporated into the K and 1st grade?
Marie-Theres Franke
52:18
what is your philosophy/approach to technology in and outside of the classroom?
Sarah Kramer
52:35
yes
Marie-Theres Franke
52:58
what’s the max class size?
Marie-Theres Franke
53:14
(sorry so many Qs!)
Joe Nelson
53:30
also can you repeat how many K classes you will have next year and how many ICT classes (1 I think you said)
iPhonec
53:55
I missed beginning so may have covered this- how many students will be enrolled for K and how many kids per class throughout the years ?
iPhonec
54:15
if it moves out of WT is there buses available?
Joe Nelson
54:35
yes
iPhonec
55:32
and when you move location is the plan for k-5 in the new location?
Joe Nelson
56:25
Dj James!
Joe Nelson
56:36
he is a parent at Maple St
Wendyann Martinez
57:00
Dj James is amazing.
Margarita Arguelles
57:19
can you speak about the merger with ICS and how that may affect admissions
Isabella
57:22
do the students need to take any state tests?
Jocelyn Rodriguez
59:27
Food is FREE of cost
Ayla zonnoor
01:00:40
How does a lottery system works if you applied to more than one charter school?
jordanklopf
01:01:11
Yes admissions
jordanklopf
01:01:13
sorry
Paige Cowett
01:01:28
can you give an example of one of the units of study and some of the activities that would be involved in that unit of study?
Lauren DeCarlo
01:02:23
Just to follow up on the after school answer: Will you know if you’re planning to offer it by the time parents have to accept an offer?
iPhonec
01:02:33
sorry, did you say after next year the school will move?
Nayeli
01:04:02
hi so the bus is available next year o no?
Isabella
01:04:19
do you have a kindergarten / 1st grade teacher here to share how a fully remote learning day looks like?
Paige Cowett
01:04:20
is that patio with the blue blocks the only outdoor space that the kids can use?
Lauren De Veaux
01:05:24
Sorry if I missed it, are you serving a hot lunch?
Jocelyn Rodriguez
01:05:35
yes to hot lunch!
Jocelyn Rodriguez
01:05:39
we have cold breakfast
Jocelyn Rodriguez
01:05:51
students eat in their classrooms
Tarmla Small
01:08:39
Each charter network runs their own lottery, so there is no affect on you child application if you are applying to multiple charter schools.
Ramya
01:13:20
Are all math/reading lessons on the iPad for K/1st grade? sorry if I misunderstood this.
Dara Rose
01:13:35
So we can apply to the Downtown Prospect Charter too?
Joe Nelson
01:13:45
Thank you this was awesome!- Heidi Norton (not Joe)
alie
01:14:41
Thank you so much this was so informative!!
Tarmla Small
01:14:47
Yes, you may apply to both Windsor Terrace and Downtown Brooklyn Elementary Schools and rank your order of preference.
Dahiana De La Cruz
01:14:47
Yes. You can apply to Downtown Elementary and Windsor Terrace Elementary. You can rank the schools based on your choice of preference.
Paige Cowett
01:14:48
the patio question!
Jocelyn Rodriguez
01:14:53
Thanks everyone for joining us!
tarethmitch
01:14:56
Thank you! This was great.
WTES PTSO
01:15:03
wtesptso@prospectschools.org for any PTSO or parent questions
Paige Cowett
01:15:04
thank you