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A Guide to the Middle School! Middle School! Everything a 6 th grader needs to know to have a wonderful year at NMS START SHOW By Dana Novikov
Table of Contents Teams Expectations Lockers R/A Periods Academics Arts Classes Gym & Health Sports Core Block Clinic Grading system Master Schedule To a great year… Say Hello! 2 Quiz
3 What is a team? Phoenix, Fusion and Synergy Have all classes with your team Eat lunch with your team, and an eighth grade team Locker centered around your team corner
Expectations Be in Homerooms by 8:05 Get to classes on time Do ALL homework Stay organized (binders and lockers)
Lockers Unless in science hallway, it is near all your classes(but science) Right, left, right combination You also get a much smaller gym locker Girls all get their own, and can keep clothes there all the time Boys must share gym lockers & take clothes home 55
R/A Periods 8:15-8:45 Band, clubs, chorus Need a pass to get places You can stay in homeroom Best time to make up missed work Computer lab and library are open 6
Academics Social Studies, English, Science, Reading, and Math These classes give the most homework You Have each one everyday Rotate double periods Around 45 min each single period 7
Arts Classes Takes place on A days Music & Careers, Art, Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, and ComputersMusicCareersArtTechnology Family and Consumer SciencesComputers Rotate every six weeks Not much (if any) homework Single and double periods 8
Gym and Health Takes place on B days Examples of gym units: net games, target games, dance Examples of health units: circulatory system, nervous system, respiratory system 3 health teachers, 3 gym teachers, and you will be assigned to one of each 9
Sports Teams You must try out for all of them except track Receive a uniform Play games with schools in CR district and Central Bucks Many choices: soccer, softball, baseball, field hockey, etc. 10
Core Block On days when you have arts or gym/health last One period long You participate in activities with your team Movies, sports, walks, study hall, etc. 11
Clinic Thursdays 3-4 pm You can take the late bus home Time to catch up on projects You can work with your teachers Library is open 12
Grading System Letter GradePercentage A+98%-100% A92%-97% A-90%-91% B+88%-89% B82%-87% B-80%-81% C+78%-79% C72%-77% C-70%-71% D+68%-69% D62%-67% F0%-59% 13
NMS Master Schedule 14
15 Newtown Middle School is a great place to learn. Although there is more work and more responsibilities to take care of, you are granted much more freedom. With all the new activities you can take part in, being bored is not an option. Good luck to you here, but I know you will all have a great year! 15
Say hi to our class….
17 Hey you! Would you like to take a quiz? YES!NO!
Which is NOT a sport we offer?
Incorrect Try again!
Correct! Great Job! Return to the beginning of the show!