Ms. Douglas (Ms. D) is Parent Coordinator at WCLL she is originally from Missouri and an MPS Alumni. She enjoys working at MPS because it gives her the opportunity to help families be engaged at school. In her spare time, Ms.D praise dance has a strong faith background, and also enjoys supporting students in extracurricular activities. Ms. Douglas urges parents to get involved at WCLL, parents can serve on committees, participate in school activities, or volunteer. Stop by Ms. D’s office anytime located in the main office.
With the knowledge that a student’s education takes place both at school and at home, WCLL strives to engage families in the education of their children. By showing support and encouraging children to achieve at their highest potentials, families can give students the extra push they need to succeed. In order to ensure that families stay involved, WCLL commits to the following.
Each July, a freshmen orientation is held. The WCLL staff and administration share academic expectations and behavioral expectations with students and their parents/guardians. Information is also provided regarding volunteer opportunities, pre-college programs, community support resources, and the WCLL education plan.
School Governance Council and Title One
By attending the School Governance Council and/or Title One meetings, parents are given the opportunity to participate in important school decision-making at WCLL. The administration relies on the input from parents and families for important decisions concerning curriculum, staffing, academic and behavioral expectations, and budget.
Parents are encouraged to participate in family events scheduled throughout the school year. Such events include Middle Breakfast Forum, Donuts with Dad, Muffins with mom, Title One district-sponsored conferences, and financial aid informational meetings.
Parents are kept up to date on their child’s progress through report cards, alert letters, and parent/teacher conferences. Conferences are held at both south and north side locations to accommodate transportation needs. Additional conferences may be scheduled when requested.
Through the use of the school newsletter, parent quick phone link, and the school Web site, parents can remain aware of school and community activities/resources. The newsletter provides information as well as strategies that help families assist their child through positive parenting and learning techniques that help students attain academic proficiency goals.