“WIG’S” (Wildly Important Goals) This year at Crookshank we have four major areas that we would like to focus on as a school!
1. Reading : All students will meet or exceed grade level benchmarks as measured by STAR / Early Literacy for each quarter. 2. Math: All Students meet or exceed grade level benchmarks as measured by quarterly STAR Math 3. Leadership: All students, classrooms and Parents will exhibit leadership through quarterly (5) data tracking, Success Meetings and community projects. 4. Parent Involvement: All parents/ guardians / teachers will enroll in PTA by October 24th All parents will attend their child’s quarterly data chat. All parents will not earn more than 2 unexcused TD per quarter All parents will not earn more than 2 unexcused absences per quarter.
Vision Our vision at John A. Crookshank Elementary is to showcase every student as an independent thinker, high achiever, and confident leader.
About Our SchoolLocated in historic St. Augustine, John A. Crookshank Elementary serves a diverse community of learners. We offer a challenging academic curriculum, character education opportunities, and after school programs focusing on the arts and physical development.
Attention Parents Home Access Center (HAC):The Home Access Center provides parents with a summary page of attendance, class work, grades and test scores. Crookshank Elementary parents who had access to HAC in the past will be able to use the same Login and Password to access the HAC portal. Parents who do not have access to a HAC account must first complete the email verification form which is attached and show a positive form of identification to Tami Mignon in the front office or Lisa Cogar, the registrar. Once we have this completed you will be able to monitor your child’s progress using the HAC portal. Login Email Verification Instructions for Accessing HAC
Empowering Excellence in Educators Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.|
PTA Events Parents enjoy a night for yourselves while we watch your Crookshank Cougar! When: Friday, December 6th from 5:30-8:30 Where: Crookshank Elem. Cafeteria Permission Slip
Flu Vaccines The St. Johns County Health Department is offering free flu vaccines to students enrolled in our Full Service Schools (Crookshank, Osceola, South Woods, and Webster) and their immediate family members until December 31, 2013. The flu vaccines will be given Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Parent or guardian must mention that they were referred by the St. Johns County School District when registering for the flu vaccine. Supplies are limited, so get your vaccine soon.For more information, please contact Chris Stone at 547-7589 or Jan Caban at 547-7587
Toys For Tots The Florida East Coast Railway is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Toys for Tots Christmas Train operating between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 14, 2013. The Christmas Train will stop at Sebastian Way Crossing at 8:10am on Saturday, December 14. Santa, Mrs. Clause, and their Elves will greet those at each stop with balloons and Operation Lifesaver trinket bags for distribution to young children at the stop. You are invited to come out and see Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Winter Coat Giveaway If anyone in your family is in need of a winter coat for the chilly season that is fast approaching, please visit King Street Storage on December 11thfrom 9am- 4pm for a free coat!
Behavior Corrections Class The Redirecting Children’s Behavior course presents non-violent strategies that foster appropriate behavior in children. The following topics are explored: assessing and building relationships, styles of interaction and results to expect, handling emotions during heat-of-the-moment exchange, diagnosing motivations that lead to misbehavior, appropriate redirection strategies, improving self-esteem, fine-tuning communication skills, and creating problem solvers. For more information please click here!
John A. Crookshank Elementary School
1455 North Whitney Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Main: (904) 547-7840