Field Test Notice

Dear Families:

Jefferson County Public School students are participating in the Kentucky Department of Education’s required field tests and Quality of School Climate and Safety survey from February 24th through March 6th to .

The primary purpose of the field test is to examine the quality of the test questions for new academic standards.  At the same time, schools will see how the technology works and the students will experience the new testing platform. This field test will not be part of accountability and no student or school results will be shared.

Students will also complete the Quality of School Climate and Safety Survey right before completing the field test.  The results of this survey will count as four percent of our school’s accountability score for the 2019-2020 school year.  Each student will answer the survey and only complete one field test in either reading, mathematics or writing.  The entire process should take no more than 60 to 90 minutes depending upon the field test assigned to the student.

Schools have the opportunity to help students become familiar with the testing platform through an online tutorial and short practice tests.   Accommodations will be provided to those students with Individual Education Plans, 504 Plans or Program Services Plans.

If you have questions about the field test or the Quality of School Climate and Safety survey, please contact me at school.

JR

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Update: Five Seats Left For Spring Break Soccer

There are only five sets left; register today if you are interested!

To Register Click Here

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FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS

 

 

When: February 13th

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast and some good books with your child!

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Soccer and Numeracy Camp @ Goldsmith

To Register Click Here

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2020 Goldsmith Innovator Night

2020 Goldsmith Innovator Night

When: Tuesday, January 28th 

   Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

Students will be displaying Backpack projects! Come and see what they have been working on!

Visit with some local innovators that night. We will have the Louisville Zoo and a scientist presenting. There will also be hands-on activities for you and your family to participate in. 

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How Are We Doing?

 

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The District Comprehensive School Survey (CSS) window is open! We want to hear from our school families on important issues.

The CSS helps us identify areas for improvement.

Paper surveys will be coming home and will also be available at Innovator Night (1/28) and Student Led Conference Day (2/17).

If you prefer to do the survey online you can use this link:

Parent/Guardian Survey: https://tinyurl.com/jcpsParentGuardian1920

Spanish language versions of the survey are available on paper at the school.

Interested in previous results? Look at this summary or this comparison tool.

Multiple students at Goldsmith? One survey per family.

Children at other schools? One survey per school. We value the input!

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Goldsmith Basketball

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It is that time of year again as the Mighty Dolphins of Goldsmith Elementary kick off the 2019-20 basketball season. Our first basketball game is TONIGHT at 7pm at Seneca High School. We will be facing our friends from Slaughter. Please come out and support us if you can. If you cannot make it tonight, our next game will be Wednesday 12/18 at 6:00pm…also at Seneca. That will take us into the Christmas break. Our players are excited and have worked hard to prepare.

Schedule and roster:

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