What’s Right in the School District of Janesville (SDJ) is a forum to recognize outstanding performances and achievements by SDJ employees, students and schools.
Janesville Principal Presents at Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Conference
Harrison Elementary School Principal Jessica Grandt presented as an exemplar at a break-out session on Culturally Responsive PBIS practices at the statewide PBIS conference that was held in Wisconsin Dells in August. Harrison’s PBIS team also met at the beginning of August to plan professional development for Harrison staff.
Information Technology Team Receives Praise from Monroe Elementary School
Chief Information Officer Dr. Robert Smiley and his team did a fantastic job with the technology walk through at Monroe. Monroe was able to button up some small things that needed attention and will increase their ability to raise student achievement.
Van Buren Elementary School Summer School Students and Staff take a “World Voyage”
Van Buren Elementary School Summer School staff created an amazing World Voyage for their student travelers. Students traveled through Reading, Math, Art, PE and technology as they filled their passports with new countries each week. This was a wonderful experience for students to learn about other cultures, traditions, education, food and events from other countries.
Wilson Elementary School Students Learn “Cool-Tool” Lessons
Wilson Elementary School teachers have prepared Cool-Tool Lessons to teach for the month of September. Cool-Tool Lessons focus on specifically teaching behaviors staff members have identified as being areas of concern. Staff specifically teaches the expected behaviors so students understand how to act/react to different situations. During the month of September, students at Wilson Elementary will be taught the following:
- How to Line Up Appropriately
- Voice Volume Expectations For Different Situations
- How to Get Involved Appropriately During Play
- Home versus School Rules
- Using Kind Words