World History World History – Gifted* Social Studies
Every 6 th grade student is required to take a reading class. Reading
The 2008 Legislature passed Senate Bill 610 which requires the equivalent of one class period per day of physical education and a component of health for a minimum of one semester each year for students in grades 6 – 8 beginning in the school year. Physical Education
GIFTED MAGNET Center for Gifted Students
Advanced 7 th grade Language Arts Advanced Mathematics 1 or 2* Advanced Comprehensive Science Advanced Academics – Literature Research – Independent Study PE/Health^ World History Advanced Courses for Gifted Magnet Students
Must have a current EP Must have submitted an application prior to the deadline Requirements for Magnet Program
Application process begins January 9, 2013 and ends January 23, 2013 Acceptance period begins February 13, 2013 Application time period
Once you have been accepted you must click on the acceptance button Then you will be mailed a new subject selection form to complete and mail back to the school Acceptance process…
ELECTIVES Classes that are not the core
Art Band 1 Chorus 1 Orchestra 1 Visual and Performing Arts
Computer 1 Exploration Technology Technology and Career Exploration
Whos eligible for AVID? –If you are the first in your family to attend college/university –If you are historically under- represented in four year colleges –If you have low-income –If you have special circumstances Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)
What is AVID? Academic Elective used to help increase grades in ALL core classes. Students work in small tutorial groups twice a week Team Building…..Speeches….Study Skills…Organization Skills….much more
A dvancement V ia I ndividual D etermination *Open to any current 6 th or 7 th grader *See Mr. Caris for an application *Application period is open from Jan 22 – Feb 18
August 7 th - Daytime August 8th - Evening Whats it like to be in middle school Camp Fitz
INSTRUCTIONS Fill out your form
Print your name at the top of the paper Please mark the electives that you would like to have in the order that you would like to have them 1=1 st choice; 2=2 nd choice, etc It is not guaranteed that you will receive your first choice so make sure that you pick something that you want as there will be no schedule changes in electives. Subject Selection Sheets
Subject Selection cont… Have your current teachers make the appropriate recommendations for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Schedules will not be complete until teacher recommendations have been received from the Elementary schools. Sit with your parents to review and select appropriate electives and make sure to have your parents sign the bottom portion; along with your signature and date. Return completed sheet with all appropriate signatures to your teacher.
Your Subject Selection sheets must be turn in by February 27, 2013, with all the appropriate signatures or your classes will be chosen for you and there will be… NO SCHEDULE CHANGES!!
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES After school programs
Basketball Track and Field Cheerleading Sports
FITZ After school activities
Clubs at Fitzgerald Lego League Spanish Math Team Chess Winged writers 5K NJHS
THE WEB CLUB The students of the Fitzgerald Middle School Web Club work every Friday morning to organize and publish The Fitzgerald Web site.
Science Olympiads Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division
JOOI J.O.O.I. Club (Junior Optimist Octagon International) is a youth club sponsored by an adult Optimist Club
Fuel Up to Play 60 Fuel Up to Play 60 is a fun, interactive program that motivates students, educators and community members to eat healthy, get healthy and make a difference.
Student Council Future City Model UN French Geography Bee History Bee Quiz Bowl Keyboarding Clubs continued…