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1 Floral Park Memorial High School
Welcomes Clara H. Carlson, Floral Park Bellerose, John Lewis Childs and Stewart Manor Parents

2 Art Department 8th Grade - Art 8 ½ year
9th -12th Grade - Studio Art (Fulfills NYS graduation requirement) 10th -12th Grade - Elective Art Course Drawing & Painting Digital Design I ½ credit Contemporary Art Making ½ credit Illustration & Design ½ credit Media Arts Three-Dimensional Design

3 Advanced Placement Art Courses Art Outside the Classroom
AP Art History- (10th – 12th Grade) AP Studio Drawing – (11th -12th Grade) AP Studio 2-Dimensional Design – (11th – 12th Grade) Art Outside the Classroom National Art Honor Society Photography Club District art display at the Elmont Memorial Library, April 2012 annual reception, March 22, 2012 Spring Art Festival, May 16, 2012

4 Business/Technology Department
8th Grade –Keyboarding/Internet 9th Grade- Elective Choices *Career & Financial Management (1/2 year) *Business Communications (1/2 year) *Keyboarding/Internet *Entrepreneurship Business Clubs *Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) *Retail Club *Technology Club

5 Electives Continued……
10th-12th Grade *Business Communications (1/2 year) *Career & Financial Management (1/2 year) *Entertainment Marketing (1/2 year) *Sports Marketing (1/2 year) *Personal Finance (1/2year) 11& 12 only *Entrepreneurship *Keyboarding/Internet *Business Law (College credits available) 11 & 12 only *College Accounting (College credits available) 11 & 12 only *College Marketing (College credits available) 11 & 12 only *Computer Applications(College credits available) 10-12 *Web Page Design (College credits available) 11 & 12 only

6 ELA Assessment Information
Dates: April 17th – 19th 2011 Results: 7th Grade ELA – 66% Proficient 8th Grade ELA – 65% Proficient

7 English Language Arts Test
Grades Book Test Format Day Administered 7 & 8 1 7 passages (literary and informational) 39 multiple-choice questions 2 1 listening selection (literary) 5 multiple-choice questions 3 short-response questions 1 extended-response (essay) listening question 2 reading passages (literary and informational) 13 multiple-choice reading questions 3 2 paired passages 1 single passage (literary) 4 short-response questions 1 extended-response question

8 Library The Library is open
Period 0 (7:08am) to Period 10 (3:42pm) every day. We have 30 computers available for student use. Our collection includes 18,000 copies.

9 Library The library program supports the development of strong information literacy and research skills through independent study and collaboration with classroom teachers and staff. The library website has links for: Destiny automation system Class assignments Ebooks Online Databases (World Book, Novel NY, Wilson Biography,,, ABC-CLIO Social Studies, Science Direct, Blooms Literary Reference, Ebsco Magazines, Global Issues, Masterplots, Lincoln Library, Opposing Viewpoints, Grolier & Proquest newspapers) Work cited page FPM READS Other useful links including access to the other district library pages

10 Mathematics Department
All 7th graders are placed in Pre-Algebra which follows an advanced curriculum. Advanced/accelerated classes begin in grade 8. Those who struggle in grades 7, 8, and 9 are placed in lab classes. All teachers’ websites are online. Check for homework assignments and notifications. Scientific calculators are used in the 7th and 8th grade. Free calculator functions are provided on the department website.

11 Operation Success provides extra help before school and after school.
Math Clubs Jr. High Mathletes Sr. High Mathletes Fundraiser Floral Park Memorial participates in fundraising for The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. FPM has raised over $48,000. Operation Success provides extra help before school and after school. Peer Tutoring, Extra Help during FREE periods.

12 Assessments New Exam: Additional multiple choice questions
7th and 8th Grade Assessments April 25, 26 and 27 New Exam: Additional multiple choice questions Part 1: Multiple choice questions, calculators NOT permitted Part 2: Multiple choice questions, calculators NOT permitted Part 3: Short and Extended Response Questions Scientific calculators are permitted Assessment Results 2010 based on new cut scores: Grade 7 Level 3 and 4 = 86.8% (6.8% increase from 2011) Grade 8 Level 3 and 4 = 82.2% (7.2% increase from 2011) Regents Exams in June Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry Graphing Calculator needed All 3 regents for Advanced Regents Diploma

13 Percentage of Strands Tested

14 TEST FORMAT Dates: April 25, 26, 27

15 Math Family Fun Night

16 Floral Park Memorial High School Floral Park Memorial Music Department
Enrollment: 500 students Courses offered: General Music (7) 7th Grade Band 7th grade Chorus 7th Grade Orchestra 8th Grade Band Junior High Chorus (8-9) Junior High Orchestra (8-9) Senior High/Marching Band (9-12) Senior High Orch. (10-12) Music Theory 1 & 2 (9-12) AP Music Theory (11-12) Senior High Chorus (10-12) Floral Park Memorial Music Department

17 Extra-Curricular Activities: Junior High Stage Band (7-8)
Senior High Stage Band (9-12) Junior High Chamber Orch. (7-8) Senior High Chamber Orch. (9-12) Long Island Sounds (9-12) Senior High Musical (7,8,9-12) Music Board/Tri-M (9-12) Music Parents Association: Meetings are the first Monday of every month. All parents are welcome to attend. Upcoming events are discussed and fundraisers are organized. Parents assist with the senior high musical, marching band season, special concerts and performances and organize scholarships for undergraduates and seniors.

18 PHYSICAL EDUCATION Physical Education is a State mandated course scheduled on a co-educational basis. All students must successfully participate in physical education and complete a four-year program in order to receive a diploma. The curriculum focuses on the physical activities, skills, knowledge and attitudes that will allow students to attain an optimal quality of life and well being. Course Selections: Sports and Project Adventure 7 Sports and Project Adventure 8 Physical Education 9/10 Physical Education 11/12 Fitness and Conditioning 11/12 Cardio and Aerobic Fitness 11/12

19 Health Health is a required course that all senior high students must pass in order to graduate. The aim of this health course is to help students achieve the mutual goals of developing proper attitudes toward physical and mental wellness and developing appropriate health behavior for life. This course will also address issues that are of particular concern to adolescents.

Family and Consumer Sciences is a part of the total continuum in occupational education. Students enrolled in these courses will be able to use the process skills of decision-making, problem solving and management, and learn to apply them to daily living skills and career choices. Course Selections: Child Psychology and Development Independent Life Skills Food and Nutrition Culinary Arts

21 Resources FPM Website E-School Parent Portal School Counselor
Visit individual teacher web pages for class information including upcoming assignments Obtain extra-help schedule, calendar of events, daily announcements E-School Parent Portal View your child’s report card, progress reports and attendance online School Counselor Individual and group meetings Parent Meetings to discuss progress and goals Support for 7th graders as they adjust to their new environment and get involved in school activities Peer tutoring

22 Life Skills Session 1: Self Image Session 2: Problem Solving Session 3: Smoking Session 4: Physiological effects of smoking Session 5: Alcohol Session 6: Marijuana Session 7: Advertising Session 8: Anxiety Session 9: Social Skills Session 10: Assertiveness

Rachel’s Challenge Camfel Production Assembly – “Get a Grip” Living Your Dreams Mix It Up Day ISAFE – Internet Safety, Bullying, Facebook, CAPS- Bullying Presentations

24 Sample 7th Grade Schedule
Periods 1-9 7:55 A.M. – 2:55 P.M. English Social Studies Math (Pre-algebra) Science Lunch World Language (French, Italian or Spanish) Physical Education (every other day)/Language Enrichment/Math Enrichment/AIS Service Music (Chorus, Band, Orchestra or General Music) Health/ Home & Careers (One semester each)

25 Science Department * State Assessment Course Offerings Courses
Electives Special Programs Science 7 Forensics Junior and Senior High Science Research (course) Life Sciences Environmental Science/Marine Science *Science 8 Science Olympiad Club Physical Sciences Advanced Placement Biology *Earth Science Ecology Club *Living Environment Biology Advanced Placement Chemistry *Chemistry Advanced Placement Physics *Physics Anatomy and Physiology * State Assessment

26 Social Studies Requirements
Grades 7 and 8 United States History (no longer an Assessment test) Grades 9 and 10 Global History and Geography (Regents) Grade 11 United States History and Govt. (Regents) Grade 12 Participation in Government (half year) and Economics (half year)

27 Advanced Placement and Electives
AP offerings- (replace required courses) World History (Grade 10- Interdisciplinary with English) United States History (Grade 11- Interdisciplinary with English) Government and Politics (Grade 12) Electives Contemporary World Issues (Model UN) Criminal Justice Psychology Global Connections American Connections AP Human Geography AP European History AP Psychology

28 What is available to junior high students?
Contemporary World Issues (Model UN) Meets daily at 7:10 a.m. Open to students beginning in grade 8 upon recommendation of social studies teacher Students learn workings of U.N. and develop research, speaking, & writing skills Compete at district-level conference (SIDMUN) which will be at Floral Park Memorial H.S. this year on April 21. You are invited! National Geography Bee Sponsored by National Geographic Society 7th and 8th graders compete in class Bee Class winners compete after school to determine school winner.

29 Special Education Department
12 Teachers 28 Teaching Assistants 10 1:1 Aides Special Classes, resource room, Core classes with teaching assistant support PALS: Promoting Academics through Life Skills

30 Special Education Department
Homework Helper: 3-4p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 140 Tutoring is provided in our office during productivity periods All teachers and teaching assistants can be reached via PALS Social Skills Program is run on Tuesdays from 3-4:15pm in Room 145

31 World Languages Department
Course levels in three year sequence towards advanced Regents diploma: (in French, Italian, Spanish) Spanish 7 (1st half of level I) Spanish 8 (2nd half of level I) 2R and 2 Advanced 3R and 3 Advanced (New FLACS exam to replace Regents)

32 World Language electives Field trips / excursions
level 4 (college credit available through Molloy College) level 5 (A.P. / college) clubs/societies Romance Language Club Foreign Language Honor Society Field trips / excursions Class trips Spain 2012 Italy 2013 France 2013

33 Annual Events New Initiatives
World Languages Week (March 12-16, 2012) Mardi Gras / Intercultural Festival February 2012 New Initiatives School twinning with middle school in Italy

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