Our Mission

Hurricane Town Elementary's School Mission
Have courage
Take chances
Explore the world
Show kindness

Our Vision

To LIVE, To LOVE,  To LEARN, To Leave a LEGACY

We LIVE by striving to be the best we can be.
We LOVE by caring for others.
We LEARN by working hard in school and always doing our best.
We leave a LEGACY by sharing our school with others and trying to make a difference in the world.

West Virginia's First Lighthouse School

Hurricane Town Elementary School—a member of the Putnam County school district in the great state of West Virginia, becomes the first Lighthouse School in the state. At HTE, the leadership culture is celebrated by a united team of outstanding educators and staff who are deeply committed to the development and growth of the “whole child.”
 

Hurricane Town Elementary's WIGS

Wildy Important Goals for 2019-2020

1. RLA- By May of 2020, all students in grades 2-5 will demonstrate growth of at least 100 scaled score points, with 80% of students achieving mastery as determined by STAR BOY to EOY and or teacher made assessments.
Kindergarten and first grade students will achieve mastery of grade level phonics and word analysis skill in decoding word as determined by teacher made assessments.
We will achieve this by utilizing:
Cadre Teachers 3X per week to teach focus skills
Critical Skills Tutoring
Differentiated Groups in math and reading
Goal Tracking/Leadership Notebooks
Use of formative and summative assessments

2. Math- By May of 2020, all students in grades 2-5 will demonstrate growth of at least 100 scaled score points, with 80% of students achieving mastery as determined by STAR BOY to EOY and or teacher made assessments.
Kindergarten students will be 80% proficient in standard M.K.13
First Grade students will be 80% proficient in standard M.1.6. 
We will achieve this by utilizing:
Cadre Teachers 3X per week to teach focus skills
Technology programs-IXL, Imagine, Xtra math, etc. 
Critical Skills Tutoring
Differentiated Groups in math and reading
Goal Tracking/Leadership Notebooks
Use of formative and summative assessments

3. Parent Engagement
By May of 2020, parents will be provided with 20% more opportunities for engagement than in previous years as determined by principal and teacher records.
We will achieve this by offering:
HTE will host at least two family night events during the 2019-20 school year.
Parents will be invited to attend parent/teacher conferences
Four parent information nights will be held throughout the year focusing on high interest topics
(math, reading, writing, safety)
PTO meetings throughout the year
Volunteer Tutors-Parent involvement begins Oct. 21, 2019
School luncheons will be provided throughout the year for parents to attend
Teachers will provide opportunities for parents to assist in the classroom once per semester
Climate Survey of Parents


 

 

Recent News

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Sincerely You- Service Project
11/01/2019
Information on a school wide service project
Read More about Sincerely You- Service Project
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2019-2020 School Calendar
08/01/2019
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Read More about 2019-2020 School Calendar
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