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Welcome to Broadway families and students

Dear Broadway Families and Students,

Welcome to Broadway Learning Center for the 2019-2020 school year! If your student and your family are new to Broadway, we welcome you to our school family! J Broadway is home to the Longview School District Special Education Preschool Services (ages 3, 4, and 5). We also provide consultants to Lower Columbia Colleges ECEAP classrooms, and Early Head Start. All of the staff at Broadway are committed to serving your child with high-quality instruction.

As the Principal of Broadway, I truly believe this school family and community is amazing. A little about myself is I grew up and graduated from Longview School District. I have taught in Arizona as well as Seattle. I completed a Preschool through 3rd grade graduate program through the University of Washington to gain a broader perspective on alignment in our K-12 system to early learning programs. Early Childhood Education is the key to success for students later in their educational career, and we have a dedicated staff here at Broadway. We will be focusing on how to manage our “upsets” and learn to use the classroom safe place as an avenue to calm ourselves. Our goal is for students to learn to regulate themselves through appropriate avenues. Be looking for your student practicing the “STAR” – Smile, Take a deep breath, And Relax! You can practice too!

A big change for schedules this year at Broadway is we have chosen to move to school sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. There will be NO SCHOOL ON Fridays for the 2019-2020 school year. This is time when we assess incoming students, and collaborate as a staff to meet the needs of your child and our classrooms.

Our daily schedule is as follows:

AM Morning Sessions (3 year olds)

9:15    Morning classroom arrival – Students are dropped off at the classroom door

11:20  Lunches served to students

11:55  Dismissal – students go to buses or picked up by parent (please be at the bus bench before 11:55am for a smooth transition home)

PM Afternoon Sessions (4 and 5 year olds)

         1:00 Afternoon classroom arrival – Students are dropped off at the classroom door

3:40 – Dismissal – students go to buses or picked up by parent (please be at the bus bench before 3:40pm for a smooth transition home)

Wishing you well,

Megan M. Shea-Bates, Principal at Broadway

2019-09-25T15:20:30-07:00September 25th, 2019|

District seeking community advisors

Longview Public Schools is currently seeking applicants interested in serving on the Strategic Plan Review Committee. Our committees help provide essential community input to the district and help ensure that the schools reflect the public’s wishes.

Committee members must be residents of the Longview School District and have an interest in long-term improvement efforts for our schools.

To find our more about the Strategic Plan Review Committee, please visit Advisory Committees.

To apply, you may:

Applications are due by September 3, 2019.

2019-09-17T12:59:21-07:00August 26th, 2019|

Capital facilities bond proposal approved

At the April 8, 2019 school board meeting, the board unanimously approved the capital facilities bond proposal totaling $115 million. Projects in this proposal will touch every school and include:

  • Mint Valley Elementary School replacement – $43 million
  • Northlake Elementary School replacement – $43 million
  • Safety and Security upgrades for all schools – $4.2 million
  • Career Technical/Vocational upgrades at R.A. Long and Mark Morris high schools – $8.4 million
  • Memorial Stadium upgrades – $7 million
  • Large facility repair projects – $9.4 million

Find out more here.

2019-04-16T16:10:16-07:00April 16th, 2019|

Application window open for Highly Capable student testing

Applications are now being accepted for the district’s annual Highly Capable Program identification process. To have a student evaluated for this program, parents/guardians give permission by completing the High Capable Permission Form and returning it to the student’s school. Permission forms are due Friday, March 15, 2019.

Cognitive Ability Testing (CogAT) will commence March-April 2019. The selection team will review student data April-May 2019. Testing results will be mailed in May 2019.

2019-03-04T16:15:11-07:00March 4th, 2019|

Upcoming Winter 2019 no school days

Please note that there will be no school at Broadway on Monday, January 21, 2019 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and no school on Friday, February 1, 2019 for Longview School District Records Day.

2019-01-14T15:04:16-07:00January 14th, 2019|

Winter break early release and January back-to-school

Longview students will be released early on Friday, December 21, 2018 to begin their winter vacation.  Release times are:

  • Elementary schools – two hours earlier than regular release time
  • Cascade – 11:45am release
  • Monticello – 11:50am release
  • Mt. Solo – 11:55am release
  • High schools – 11:50am release

Students return back to school on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Students will be released one hour early on that day.

Broadway Learning Center has no school on Friday, Dec. 21. School resumes for Broadway students on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

 

2019-01-02T16:27:12-07:00December 20th, 2018|

Broadway’s first day of school

For Broadway Learning Center students, the 2018-2019 school year will begin on:

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

Mark your calendar for the open house on Friday, Sept. 14, 5-7pm.

We look forward to seeing our students!

2018-09-10T13:36:28-07:00September 10th, 2018|