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Welcome-Bienvenidos 2013-2014 Open House September 18, 2013 Kinloch Park Middle School World History- Grade 6 Mr. M. Castineira

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1 Welcome-Bienvenidos Open House September 18, 2013 Kinloch Park Middle School World History- Grade 6 Mr. M. Castineira Website: (305) ext. 2346

2 AGENDA Class Rules and Procedures Textbook & Materials Home Learning (homework) Policy & Student Planners Tardies/Absences (make-ups) Team Policies & Incentives Parent/Teacher Conferences Important Contact Information

3 School / Class Rules & Procedures Students must follow all school rules as well as posted class rules. Students must follow all school rules as well as posted class rules. Students have five (5) days to serve a detention given by a teacher. Detentions are held Mon.-Thurs., 7:25-7:55. Students have five (5) days to serve a detention given by a teacher. Detentions are held Mon.-Thurs., 7:25-7:55. Three (3) un-served detentions will result in a administrative referral. Three (3) un-served detentions will result in a administrative referral.

4 School / Class Rules & Procedures cond Phones must be turned OFF during school hours. Phones must be turned OFF during school hours. Every effort will be made to recover lost or stolen cell-phones; however, school is not responsible for lost or stolen phones. Every effort will be made to recover lost or stolen cell-phones; however, school is not responsible for lost or stolen phones. The teacher has the right to confiscate phones used in class without permission. Confiscated phones will be given to the assistant principal and will be returned to a parent/guardian only. The teacher has the right to confiscate phones used in class without permission. Confiscated phones will be given to the assistant principal and will be returned to a parent/guardian only. Please refrain from calling or texting your child during school hours. Instead, you may communicate with your child by calling the school. Please refrain from calling or texting your child during school hours. Instead, you may communicate with your child by calling the school.

5 Textbook Discovering Our Past: A History of the World, Early Ages Available on-line at: Materials 1- binder/folder- with PAPER 1 pack of Dividers (5) 1- journal/composition book 1- tracing paper 2- pens (blue/black) 1- RED Pen 2 –highlighters 1- pack of index cards

6 Absences & Tardies Upon returning to school, the student must bring a note from a parent or doctor explaining the reason for the absence. Upon returning to school, the student must bring a note from a parent or doctor explaining the reason for the absence. Acceptable reasons: 1. student illness, 2. doctors appointment, 3. death in the family, 4. religious reasons. Acceptable reasons: 1. student illness, 2. doctors appointment, 3. death in the family, 4. religious reasons. Absences count double on report card. (ex. 1 day absent = 2 days) Absences count double on report card. (ex. 1 day absent = 2 days) Student is responsible for making up all work. Student is responsible for making up all work. All tardies are unacceptable unless student has a yellow pass or doctors note. All tardies are unacceptable unless student has a yellow pass or doctors note. Student is allowed 3 tardies per quarter for unforeseen emergencies. After that, tardies will carry a consequence including lower conduct grade. Student is allowed 3 tardies per quarter for unforeseen emergencies. After that, tardies will carry a consequence including lower conduct grade.

7 Home Learning Policy & Student Planners Parents and students can expect homework assignments to be given 2-3 nights a week Journal Writing, Reading assignments (on-line), Drawing / Tracing assignments, Handouts (teacher provided), Review class notes / Study Skills Late assignments will NOT be accepted without a valid reason or in cases of emergency; and at teachers discretion. STUDENT PLANNERS Students are encouraged to use the student planners provided by the school. Parents may communicate with teachers via a note in the planner.

8 Team Policies & Incentives Team Leaders: Mr. Hurtado & Mr. Nemorin Team Leaders: Mr. Hurtado & Mr. Nemorin Uniform policy strictly enforced. Uniform must be of appropriate size and includes a solid color belt. Shirts must be tucked in. Uniform policy strictly enforced. Uniform must be of appropriate size and includes a solid color belt. Shirts must be tucked in. Students who purchase a team t-shirt can wear BLUE jeans with the team shirt on FRIDAYS only. Students who purchase a team t-shirt can wear BLUE jeans with the team shirt on FRIDAYS only. Students who earn good grades and meet additional criteria will be allowed to participate in quarterly incentives (game day, movie day & dance) Students who earn good grades and meet additional criteria will be allowed to participate in quarterly incentives (game day, movie day & dance)

9 Teacher-Parent Communication Parents can communicate, in writing, with the teacher via or the student planner. Teacher/parent conferences can be held by phone, via , or in person. Conference with individual teachers/counselor = call the school and leave a message requesting the teacher/counselor to contact you. Or the teacher/counselor directly. Team conference (ALL teachers, team leader, counselor, and administrator) = call the school and request a team conference. The team leader will contact you to schedule a date. Team conferences are scheduled Monday & Tuesdays only; from 7:25-7:55 a.m. Call (305)

10 Important School Personnel/ Contact Information Principal: Mr. S. Weiner Asst. Principal: Ms. D. Hewitt, 6 th grade Academic Dean: Mr. K. Delgado 7 th grade Asst. Principal: Mr. M. Salty, 8 th grade Counselors: Mr. Sabillon, 6 th Grade/TRUST Dr. Brown, 7 th Grade Ms. Zaragoza, 8 th Grade Team Leaders: Mr. E. Hurtado Mr. D. Nemorin Office Manager: Ms. Maggie Bretos ESOL Dept. Mr. R. Vergara SPED/ESE Dept. Ms. M. Roine


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