Presentation on theme: "CHAGRIN FALLS MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT ORIENTATION. "No other age level is of more importance to the future of individuals, and, literally, to that of society;"— Presentation transcript:
"No other age level is of more importance to the future of individuals, and, literally, to that of society; because these are the years when youngsters crystallize their beliefs about themselves and firm up their self-concepts, their philosophies of life and their values - the things that are the ultimate determinants of their behaviors." Understanding and Appreciating the Wonder Years John H. Lounsbury
PHYSICAL Uneven physical growth Rapid brain growth Restlessness and periods of fatigue Metabolic & hormonal fluctuation Periods of high energy and lethargy Underdeveloped sense of time and space
INTELLECTUAL Short attention span Needs relevance in learning Responds to choice Varied ability level Inquisitive Concrete thinking Orientation to the present
EMOTIONAL Fluctuating Emotion High level of anxiety Extreme sensitivity Behavior Fluctuating moods Extreme self-consciousness
SOCIAL Desire for independence Sensitivity to peer pressure Reclusive behavior Changing interests & priorities Needs to focus on role models Acceptance
WHAT DOES A MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE LOOK LIKE? All students take the following core classes: English, Math, Science, Social Studies All students take the following required courses: Phys. Ed., Health, Computer Applications, Art
7 th Grade Common Core 8 th Grade Common Core 6 th Grade Advanced Applications 7 th Grade Algebra I 8 th Grade Geometry 6 th Grade Math 6 7 th Grade Advanced Applications 8 th Grade Algebra I MATH PROGRAM PROGRESSION
ELECTIVES - FOREIGN LANGUAGE Spanish FrenchChinese Level 1 of each language is taught over two years. Students receive grades on their high school transcript in eighth grade. Two years of foreign language is the requirement for most universities.
ELECTIVES - CONSIDERATIONS If a student takes both a foreign language and a music, no study hall time will be available. Students receiving intervention will be asked to choose between foreign language and music.
EXTRACURRICULAR OFFERINGS Yearbook Newspaper Power of the Pen Student Council Principals Advisory Council
REMINDERS Attendance Matters! Students will be considered unexcused after 5 days of missed school unless accompanied by a doctors note or a planned absence form. Students will receive consequences for tardies: 4 th -8 th tardy- After School Detention (ASD) 9 th -12 th tardy-Saturday School for each late arrival. ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A TDAP VACCINATION PRIOR TO THE START OF 7 TH GRADE
PLEASE CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS/CONCERNS KYLE PATTERSON SCHOOL COUNSELOR- MS firstname.lastname@example.org
Offerings Fall Co-Ed Cross Country Girls Volleyball (Tryout) Football Cheerleading (Tryout) Winter Wrestling Boys Basketball (Tryout) Girls Basketball (Tryout) Cheerleading (Tryout) Spring Co-Ed Track and Field
How do I sign up? On-Line Portion Visit cfhs.finalforms.com Registration for Fall will open in April. Sign all the forms. Select all sports. Have your child sign forms. Notification will be sent to his/her e-mail.
How do I sign up? Paper portion. On-Line Confirmation Form OHSAA Physical Form (6 pgs.) Valid for 1 year from exam.
Athletic Eligibility: 3 Levels OHSAA The student must have passed 5 classes the previous quarter. 7 th Graders not subject to this rule until the second quarter of 7 th grade. CFEVS The student must not fail more than one course in the previous quarter. Students below a 2.0 GPA may apply for conditional eligibility. 7 th graders not subject until the second quarter. Weekly Any student with two reported failing grades during the season will not practice or compete with the team until no more than one failing grade remains.
www.chagrinathletics.org Your source of information… Schedules Contact Information Sign up for e-mail alerts. Atletic Department Files and Links (download paperwork) On-Line Forms Information Physical Form On-Line Confirmation Page Transportation Release Forms (3 day prior notice, please)
Commitment SportStart DateAugust Practice TimeGame Days Cross-CountryAugust 49-10:30 Mainly Tuesdays, 3 Saturday Meets 7 th Grade Football August 4 Equipment August 1 8:30-10:30Mainly Tuesdays 8 th Grade Football August 4 Equipment August 1 8:00-10:00Mainly Wednesdays 7 th Grade VolleyballAugust 48:00-10:00Mainly Mondays & Wednesdays 8 th Grade VolleyballAugust 48:00-10:00Mainly Mondays & Wednesdays
Todd Thombstodd.email@example.com Assistant Athletic Director - MS
Music Programs Mr. Hamid 1011 × 771 - mustech.pbworks.com
Washington DC Trip Information ***Current 7 th Graders Only Mrs. Miralia & Mr. Rothstein Jeremy.Rothstein@chagrinschools.org Kyle.Patterson@chagrinschools.org
We look forward to a great year with you and your children!