5Projected Enrollment Over 1175 Students 39 Classroom Teachers Grades 6-812 6th Grade Classrooms1 Band Teacher (Mr. Bonner)4 PE Teachers
6School Schedule Regular Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Minimum Day: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.NOT every MondayEach grade level has a separate schedule for classes and lunch.Separate PE Class (locker room)Separate lunchAll classes are 6th grade students only
7Programs Typical 6th Grade Class Schedule Period 1 Math – Teacher A Period 2 Science – Teacher APeriod 3 PACKLUNCHPeriod 4 Language Arts – Teacher BPeriod 5 Social Studies – Teacher BPeriod 6 Exploratory ClassPeriod 7 Physical Education
8P.A.C.K. Personally Achieving Character & Knowledge or PACK Class A portion of the day where students receive support or enrichment in language arts and mathG.A.T.E. (Gifted And Talented Education) during the instructional dayIntervention during the instructional day
9Lunch 6 lunch windows to choose from If you don’t get your first choice, there are plenty more to choose fromAssigned seating with homeroom class while eating for the first 10 minutes20 minutes after lunch for restrooms, socializing and playingThis is the only break during the day
10Physical Education6th grade students will have PE with other 6th grade students onlyPE clothes will be sold at Textbook Pick-Up, Back to School Night, and during the first week of schoolStudents may wear sweat pants/shirt from home as long as they are only used for PESlides on School Day Activities - Alicia
11ExploratoryAll students will rotate through exploratory classes (except band students)Band students will have band as a year-long elective.Cooking, Computers, Art, Geography, Sewing, Agriculture, Careers, Coyote Academy, Spanish, Dance, and Wii Fit
12Renaissance Recognition Monthly Rewards for students meeting GPA and citizenship requirementsMonthly Rewards for Student of the MonthWeekly PACK Planner WinnersTrimester Attendance ScratchersMust meet citizenship eligibility criteria (no N’s or U’s) for rewards
13School Activities After school events Rallies Go Green Labs Intervention TutoringScience FairBattle of the Books/ARGeography and Spelling BeeMusical ProductionIntramural Sports
14DancesYES, we have one dance for 6th grade students after school in the spring7th & 8th grade students attend their own grade level after-school dances
15Dress Code District-wide dress code Open-toe shoes allowed with straps on the back (sandals – ok but no flip-flops)Tops must cover mid section and have at least 2” on the shouldersShorts must be at least fingertip lengthNo undergarments showingCheck web site for dress code policy
16And While You Are Shopping Many students have black, Jansport backpacks. You may want to tie a bright ribbon on it or buy a different backpack to eliminate mix-ups
17Cell PhonesStudents do not need cells phones, but they may bring cell phones to schoolCells phones should be turned off and kept in back packs to avoid class disruptions and/or temptation to check for calls or texts during the school dayVisible cell phones will be collected and available in the office for parent pick-up
18Student WindowPick-up forgotten items (projects, homework, lunches, band instruments, PE clothes etc.)Remind students to check the student window before lunch or in between classes.Lost and found for valuables(glasses, cell phones, jewelry, etc.)Tardy check-inTurn in or pick up forms
19Child CareThe Etiwanda Before and After School Child Care program provides quality supervision in a safe and supervised environment from 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Extended day care includes enrichment activities in art, music, literature, and physical education. Homework time is scheduled & supervisedSnacks are provided daily.
20(remember E for Entrance) Drop-Off and Pick-UpAll students enter through the School Gate by the E Building near the GYM(remember E for Entrance)Gates open at 7:15am for campus supervision and close promptly at 8:00amStudents who arrive after the gate closes are considered tardy and must enter through the office and complete a tardy slip.
22Drop-Off and Pick-UpExtreme traffic congestion – up to 15 minute process (longer on rainy days)Crossing guard at Day Creek Blvd. and Coyote DriveCars that approach from Duncaster Drive may not use Bus Turn-Around and students must use cross walk at corner (please do not encourage jay-walking)
23Success at the Middle School Check ESPRI on-line gradebook each weekMaintain weekly communication with teachers through weekly foldersCheck TeacherWeb for information on homework, upcoming projects, extra credit, copies of assignmentsUse the school website to assist your child with events and planning.
29Summer Information First Day of School Monday, August 4th Mailed over the SummerInformation on Textbook Pick-Up Day and Student ID Card pictures (scheduled before school begins)Back to School Night Invitation and SchedulePosted at Back to School NightStudent’s Homeroom AssignmentFirst Day of SchoolMonday, August 4th
30Questions? You may stay to ask questions or your child’s assistant principal at a later date.Thank you for coming!Charlayne to close with last three slides