Presentation on theme: "Floral Park Memorial High School"— Presentation transcript:
1Floral Park Memorial High School WelcomesClara H. Carlson, Floral Park Bellerose,John Lewis Childs and Stewart Manor Parents
2Art Department 8th Grade - Art 8 ½ year 9th -12th Grade - Studio Art (Fulfills NYS graduation requirement)10th -12th Grade - Elective Art CourseDrawing & PaintingDigital Design I ½ creditContemporary Art Making ½ creditIllustration & Design ½ creditMedia ArtsThree-Dimensional Design
3Advanced 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 ClassroomNational Art Honor SocietyPhotography ClubDistrict art display at the Elmont Memorial Library, April 2012annual reception, March 22, 2012Spring Art Festival, May 16, 2012
4Business/Technology Department 8th Grade –Keyboarding/Internet9th Grade- Elective Choices*Career & Financial Management (1/2 year)*Business Communications (1/2 year)*Keyboarding/Internet*EntrepreneurshipBusiness Clubs*Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)*Retail Club*Technology Club
6ELA Assessment Information Dates: April 17th – 19th2011 Results:7th Grade ELA – 66% Proficient8th Grade ELA – 65% Proficient
7English Language Arts Test GradesBookTest FormatDay Administered7 & 817 passages (literary and informational)39 multiple-choice questions21 listening selection (literary)5 multiple-choice questions3 short-response questions1 extended-response (essay) listening question2 reading passages (literary and informational)13 multiple-choice reading questions32 paired passages1 single passage (literary)4 short-response questions1 extended-response question
8Library 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.
9LibraryThe 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 systemClass assignmentsEbooksOnline 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 pageFPM READSOther useful links including access to the other district library pages
10Mathematics 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.
11Operation Success provides extra help before school and after school. Math ClubsJr. High MathletesSr. High MathletesFundraiserFloral 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.
12Assessments New Exam: Additional multiple choice questions 7th and 8th Grade Assessments April 25, 26 and 27New Exam: Additional multiple choice questionsPart 1: Multiple choice questions, calculators NOT permittedPart 2: Multiple choice questions, calculators NOT permittedPart 3: Short and Extended Response QuestionsScientific calculators are permittedAssessment 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 JuneAlgebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/TrigonometryGraphing Calculator neededAll 3 regents for Advanced Regents Diploma
16Floral Park Memorial High School Floral Park Memorial Music Department Enrollment: 500 studentsCourses offered:General Music (7)7th Grade Band7th grade Chorus7th Grade Orchestra8th Grade BandJunior 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
17Extra-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.
18PHYSICAL EDUCATIONPhysical 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 7Sports and Project Adventure 8Physical Education 9/10Physical Education 11/12Fitness and Conditioning 11/12Cardio and Aerobic Fitness 11/12
19HealthHealth 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.
20FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES Family and Consumer Sciences is a part of thetotal continuum in occupational education.Students enrolled in these courses will be ableto use the process skills of decision-making,problem solving and management, and learn toapply them to daily living skills and careerchoices.Course Selections:Child Psychology and DevelopmentIndependent Life SkillsFood and NutritionCulinary Arts
21Resources FPM Website E-School Parent Portal School Counselor Visit individual teacher web pages for class information including upcoming assignmentsObtain extra-help schedule, calendar of events, daily announcementsE-School Parent PortalView your child’s report card, progress reports and attendance onlineSchool CounselorIndividual and group meetingsParent Meetings to discuss progress and goalsSupport for 7th graders as they adjust to their new environment and get involved in school activitiesPeer tutoring
23CHARACTER EDUCATION: ASSEMBLIES Rachel’s ChallengeCamfel Production Assembly – “Get a Grip” Living Your DreamsMix It Up DayISAFE – Internet Safety, Bullying, Facebook, Formspring.comCAPS- Bullying Presentations
24Sample 7th Grade Schedule Periods 1-97:55 A.M. – 2:55 P.M.EnglishSocial StudiesMath (Pre-algebra)ScienceLunchWorld Language (French, Italian or Spanish)Physical Education (every other day)/Language Enrichment/Math Enrichment/AIS ServiceMusic (Chorus, Band, Orchestra or General Music)Health/ Home & Careers (One semester each)
25Science Department * State Assessment Course Offerings Courses ElectivesSpecial ProgramsScience 7ForensicsJunior and Senior High Science Research (course)Life SciencesEnvironmental Science/Marine Science*Science 8Science Olympiad ClubPhysical SciencesAdvanced Placement Biology*Earth ScienceEcology Club*Living Environment BiologyAdvanced Placement Chemistry*ChemistryAdvanced Placement Physics*PhysicsAnatomy and Physiology* State Assessment
26Social Studies Requirements Grades 7 and 8United States History (no longer an Assessment test)Grades 9 and 10Global History and Geography (Regents)Grade 11United States History and Govt. (Regents)Grade 12Participation in Government (half year) andEconomics (half year)
27Advanced 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)ElectivesContemporary World Issues (Model UN)Criminal JusticePsychologyGlobal ConnectionsAmerican ConnectionsAP Human GeographyAP European HistoryAP Psychology
28What 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 teacherStudents learn workings of U.N. and develop research, speaking, & writing skillsCompete at district-level conference (SIDMUN) which will be at Floral Park Memorial H.S. this year on April 21. You are invited!National Geography BeeSponsored by National Geographic Society7th and 8th graders compete in class BeeClass winners compete after school to determine school winner.
29Special Education Department 12 Teachers28 Teaching Assistants10 1:1 AidesSpecial Classes, resource room, Core classes with teaching assistant supportPALS: Promoting Academics through Life Skills
30Special Education Department Homework Helper: 3-4p.m.Monday through Thursday in Room 140Tutoring is provided in our office during productivity periodsAll teachers and teaching assistants can be reached viaPALS Social Skills Program is run on Tuesdays from 3-4:15pm in Room 145
31World 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 Advanced3R and 3 Advanced (New FLACS exam to replace Regents)
32World Language electives Field trips / excursions level 4 (college credit available through Molloy College)level 5 (A.P. / college)clubs/societiesRomance Language ClubForeign Language Honor SocietyField trips / excursionsClass tripsSpain 2012Italy 2013France 2013
33Annual Events New Initiatives World Languages Week (March 12-16, 2012)Mardi Gras / Intercultural Festival February 2012New InitiativesSchool twinning with middle school in Italy