Annie R. Mitchell News

  • We believe in our students!

    We have established commonalities and high expectations across campus here at ARM: Tell more; answer in complete sentences; speak in positive phrases; always give more details; use academic phrasing. We believe in a growth mindset!

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  • Homework Policy--We Value Family Time!

    After much research, Annie R. Mitchell continues to move forward in 21st Century learning, now in the area of homework. All homework for the year will be focused on Literacy. The expectation from all staff is that your child will read each night. Kindergartners will have a book bag to read aloud to you. Read more...

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  • Understanding Common Core

    The Common Core Standards: (Click to watch 3minute video) are aligned with college and work expectations. are clear, understandable, and consistent. include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills. build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards. are informed by top-performing countries, so all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society. are evidence-based. Mission Statement The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy. —Common Core State Standards Initiative

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District News

  • School Board Meeting

    Live feed of the VUSD School Board meetings

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  • Two Way Dual Immersion Program Survey

    Visalia Unified School District is considering the opportunity to begin a Two Way Dual Immersion Program in the 2020-21 school year. The Two Way Dual Immersion Program is a distinctive form of dual language education in which balanced numbers of native English speakers and native speakers of the partner language are integrated for instruction so that both groups of students serve in the role of language model and language learner at different times. If you are interested in the program, please click on this headline for a link to the survey.

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  • 2020 Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten registration is coming to an elementary school near you! Click on the link to view information on kindergarten registration such as registration dates and what you need to bring to register your child.

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  • Visalia Times-Delta Insert February 2020

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