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School Safety Plan

SAFE SCHOOL REPORT

Woodsboro Elementary School

2017-18

Student safety is a primary concern of all those involved in the education of students in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.  It is the desire of the School Board and Superintendent that all efforts are made to provide a safe learning environment for students and staff. 

To this end, each school is charged with the responsibility for the overall development of a comprehensive School Safety Plan.  This comprehensive School Safety Plan may be evaluated and amended, as needed, by the School Site Council or School Safety Planning Committee, but shall be evaluated at least once a year to ensure that the comprehensive School Safety Plan is properly implemented. 

In developing the policies and procedures of this plan, the administration has solicited the participation, views, and advice from the following representatives:

 

  • Leah Davis,  Parent
  • Jaime Lumsdaine, Parent
  • Nancy Lanzi, Teacher
  • Veronica Peña, Teacher
  • Dr. George Lopez,  School Administrator

 

The School Site Council or School Safety Committee has reviewed the following documents in preparation for writing the School Safety Plan:

 

  • Parent/Student Survey
  • Yearly Suspension/Expulsion Data
  • Discipline Policies and Procedures
  • Truancy Rates/Action
  • SART/SARB Referral Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Woodsboro

2017-2018 SCHOOL ACTION PLAN

 

COMPONENT 1:  SCHOOL’S SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT

 

The organizational and interpersonal processes that occur in and around the school.

 

THE GOAL

 

To further develop an organizational structure that creates a consistent, safe, proactive, and positive climate on our school campus.

 

OUR AREAS OF PRIDE

 

The Safe School Planning Committee recognizes and commends the students, staff, and parents for the following conditions and program at Woodsboro that positively affect the physical and psychological well-being of all persons on campus.

  • Strong and supportive PTA
  • SST Process and team
  • PBIS Training for students
  • Aesthetics/Landscaping
  • Locked gates during the school day
  • Volunteer check-in system
  • Covered eating area
  • Interactive technology in all classrooms
  • Separate, assigned “nut free” table

 

 

OUR AREAS OF CHANGE

 

Objective 1:   Increase the use of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support techniques.

 

Significant Actions

 

  • Lunch on the Lawn Activity

 

  • PBIS Store for good behavior incentives

 

  • Meet with noon supervisors periodically to review playground rules and PBIS techniques

 

  • Establish PBIS committee to attend training, review procedures, make recommendations to staff

 

  • Maintain grade level play areas for handball

 

  • Provide playground balls per grade level and mark them to decrease loss

 

 

Responsibility

 

Parent Volunteers

 

Parent Volunteers

 

 

Principal and Staff

 

 

Principal and Staff

 

 

Principal and Custodian

 

Timeline

 

Monthly

 

Monthly

 

 

Each Trimester

 

 

Winter 2018

 

 

September 2017

 

Indicators of Success:

 

  • Decrease in office referrals for misbehavior
  • Reduced injuries on playground

 

 

 

Objective 2:    Continue use of PAL Program to provide leadership and service opportunities for students

 

Significant Actions

 

  • Mrs. Friedrichs and Mrs. Livergood volunteered to serve as faculty advisors
  • Student application and selection process followed
  • Students volunteer for jobs, including Peer Tutoring, Little Buddies, Lunch bunch, Game Spot
  • Canned Food Drive completed in Fall
  • Student Book Drive
  • Pennies for Patients completed in Spring to raise money for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society
  • School Dress Up Days to promote School Spirit
  • Students assistants at Fire Drills
  • Peer Conflict Management on Playground
  • Daily Announcements by 5th and 6th grade students
  • 5th Grade Runners help in office at end of day
  • 6th Grade Representatives to Primary Classes

 

 

 

Responsibility

 

Advisors

&

PAL Students

 

 

 

 

Timeline

 

Sept/Oct 2017

 

Sept/Oct 2017

 

Sept/Oct 2017

Sept/Oct 2017

 

Sept/Oct 2017

Spring 2017

 

2017-18

2017-18

2017-18

2017-18

 

 

Indicators of Success:

  • Increased student involvement in school activities
  • Students take on leadership roles
  • Increase in positive school climate for all students
  • Increased attendance for all students
  • Decrease in office  behavior referrals

 

 

 

Woodsboro

2017-2018 SCHOOL ACTION PLAN

 

COMPONENT 2:  SCHOOL’S PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

 

The physical conditions in which education takes place

 

THE GOAL

To ensure that all students and staff members are provided with a safe, clean and secure school environment. 

 

 

 

OUR AREAS OF PRIDE

The Safe School Planning Committee recognizes and commends the students, staff, and parents for the following conditions and programs at Woodsboro that positively affects the physical conditions of the campus.

 

  • Lighted Marque donated by PTA
  • Clean and well-maintained campus
  • Modernized landscaping
  • Effective and efficient plant manager and night custodian

 

 

OUR AREAS OF CHANGE

 

Objective 1:   Maintain a safe and pleasant campus

 

Significant Actions

 

  • Smooth concrete bumps in sidewalks in front of school and in asphalt on playgrounds

 

  • Fill holes on playground where water collects in baseball diamond

 

  • Install table for Preppy K to use for snacks and projects

 

  • Install “Loc-Blocks” to decrease time to achieve “lock-down” in an emergency

 

  • Have brush cut between back fence and railroad fence to decrease chance of fire, allow for retrieval of playground balls, and reduce habitat for pests

 

  • Re-number playground for class line-up

 

  • Repaint playground line dividing upper and lower grades

 

  • Repaint PE dots

 

 

Responsibility

 

Principal

 

 

Principal

 

 

Principal

 

Principal

 

 

Principal

 

 

 

Principal

 

Principal

 

Principal

 

Timeline

 

Sept 2018

 

 

Nov 2017

 

 

Nov 2017

 

Dec 2017

 

 

May 2018

 

 

 

Dec 2017

 

Dec 2017

 

Dec 2017

 

Indicators of Success:

 

  •  Smooth sidewalks and playground surfaces

 

  •  Completed table for Preppy K

 

  • Cut brush

 

  • Repainted numbers and lines

 

 

 

 

Objective 2:    Increase traffic safety at drop off/pickup times

 

Significant Actions

 

  • Provide traffic tips to parents via email and text
  • Monitor traffic and make direct contact with individuals who are parking or driving illegally
  • Call for police enforcement as necessary

 

 

Responsibility

 

Principal

Principal

 

Principal

 

Timeline

 

2017-18

2017-18

 

2017-18

 

 

Indicators of Success:

 

  • Safer and more efficient drop off and pick up times
  • Fewer complaints from parents
  • Fewer complaints from community