Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School
At Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School, our mission is “Students Inspired to Achieve Extraordinary Success Through Leadership Opportunities.”
We recognize and celebrate the leadership abilities of our students and teach Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People through a kid-friendly version called “The Leader in Me.” Our students understand that leaders do the right thing, even when no one is watching.
2014-2015 School Improvement Goals
- 90% of 3rd-5th grade students will demonstrate proficiency in writing on the Student Assessment of Writing Skills.
- 85% of 3rd-5th grade students will score proficient or advanced on the PAWS assessment in Reading/Language Arts.
- 80% of 3rd-5th grade students will score proficient or advanced on the PAWS assessment in Mathematics.
Coffeen Elementary News
Coffeen Elementary January/February Newsletter
Each month, Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School publishes a newsletter to share important updates and other information with our parents. These newsletters often include special dates, upcoming events, reminders, and more helpful information. Please click the headline above to view this month’s newsletter.
Literacy Training Promotes Student Engagement, Builds Stamina
The primary teachers from Henry A. Coffeen recently attended a conference focusing on literacy. The training focused on how to incorporate authentic reading and writing choices into a literacy block that produces students who are highly engaged and who love learning!
Coffeen 2nd Graders Combine Writing and Science In Dinosaur Study
For the first District Writing Assessment of the year, Henry A. Coffeen’s second grade students focused on how to write an opinion paragraph supported with facts. In an effort to integrate science, students studied information about dinosaurs, specifically, Apatosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and the Velociraptor. Students chose the dinosaur they thought was the most interesting to be the subject of their opinion paragraph.