Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

1 Maus Middle School Cub Camp Maus Middle School Cub Camp August 13 th, 2010.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "1 Maus Middle School Cub Camp Maus Middle School Cub Camp August 13 th, 2010."— Presentation transcript:

1 1 Maus Middle School Cub Camp Maus Middle School Cub Camp August 13 th, 2010

2 The mission of Maus Middle School is to work as a collaborative team with parents, students, and faculty to establish a positive and safe environment. Our goal is to ensure that each and every student has a Purpose, shows and receives Respect, demonstrates Integrity, and maintains Determination in their pursuit of Excellence. 2 We are THE PRIDE!

3 3 Purpose of Training Camp Alleviate fears of coming to middle school Alleviate fears of coming to middle school Become familiar with the building, find the class rooms and locker before the first day Become familiar with the building, find the class rooms and locker before the first day Meet all 8 of their teachers Meet all 8 of their teachers Meet some of the students on their team Meet some of the students on their team Become acquainted with some of the procedures of middle school Become acquainted with some of the procedures of middle school

4 4 STAFF

5 5 Maus Staff Contacts Maus Staff Contacts Assistant Principals Gloria Gage Gloria Gage 8 th Grade, 7 th grade M-Z 8 th Grade, 7 th grade M-Z Jamie Wisneski Jamie Wisneski 6 th Grade, 7 th grade A-L 6 th Grade, 7 th grade A-LCounselors Leslie Warstler Leslie Warstler 8 th Grade, 7 th grade M-Z Ann Nickel Ann Nickel 6 th Grade, 7 th grade A-L 6 th Grade, 7 th grade A-L Cory McClendon – Principal Kay Price – AP/Counselors Secretary Karen RousePrincipals Secretary

6 6 PROWLERS Team – 6 th grade Math -- Sabrina Spencer, Karissa Norris Science -- Jillian Simpson, Cade Nichols ILA -- Katherine Oldham, Sarah Fermagilich, Christie Biggs Soc Studies -- Johnny Hopkins, Madison Presenza

7 7 6 th Grade Elective Teachers Band – Katie Lewis Band – Katie Lewis Asst Band – Jonathan Adamo Asst Band – Jonathan Adamo Orchestra – Lauren Hartin Orchestra – Lauren Hartin Choir – Laura Wright Choir – Laura Wright Computer Lit. – Matt Smith Computer Lit. – Matt Smith Art– Kathleen Hamrick Art– Kathleen Hamrick Sped- Holly Darnell- Rigsby Sped- Holly Darnell- Rigsby Theater – John Charron Theater – John Charron Study Skills – Piper Schoppe Study Skills – Piper Schoppe PE – Brent Reese PE – Brent Reese PE – Kristen Goodgion PE – Kristen Goodgion GT – Charlotte Caskey GT – Charlotte Caskey ESL – Thamara Millan ESL – Thamara Millan Mountain Lion Math – Mountain Lion Math – Kyle Andrews Mountain Lion Reading – Christie Biggs Mountain Lion Reading – Christie Biggs DyslexiaMichelle Parkman DyslexiaMichelle Parkman

8 8 Teaming Periods Prowlers Teaming Schedule: 3 rd Period – 10:20 to 11:00

9 9 Academic Teaming The students on each team have all the same core teachers – (school within a school concept) The students on each team have all the same core teachers – (school within a school concept) Teachers plan together 45 minutes daily Teachers plan together 45 minutes daily Able to keep tabs on students academic and behavioral success Able to keep tabs on students academic and behavioral success Same team all year Same team all year Like having a family at school Like having a family at school

10 10 Academics

11 11 Homework Research has found that homework is very effective in the learning process Research has found that homework is very effective in the learning process Will become more accustomed to and get it done in a more timely manner Will become more accustomed to and get it done in a more timely manner Quiet place to do their homework Quiet place to do their homework If it is taking an overabundance of time, check with them and see how they are using their time If it is taking an overabundance of time, check with them and see how they are using their time

12 12 Late Work Policy Homework At most a 70 until the test over the content At most a 70 until the test over the content At most a 50 until two days prior to the end of the grading period. At most a 50 until two days prior to the end of the grading period. Major Grade 15 points off each day late – maximum of 5 days late (*unless it was completed in Advisory) 15 points off each day late – maximum of 5 days late (*unless it was completed in Advisory)

13 13 Grading Six Weeks Grade: Six Weeks Grade: 50% Major – Tests and major projects 50% Daily work, homework and quizzes Semester Grade Semester Grade Each Six Week grade will count 2/7 + Semester Exam 1/7 Final Grade Average of the two semester grades Final Grade Average of the two semester grades

14 N OTICE TO S IXTH G RADE P ARENTS AND S TUDENTS – N OTICE TO S IXTH G RADE P ARENTS AND S TUDENTS – Beginning with this years sixth graders, the graduating class of 2017, if a class is taken in middle school for high school credit, the grade received will count toward the high school grade point average. Beginning with this years sixth graders, the graduating class of 2017, if a class is taken in middle school for high school credit, the grade received will count toward the high school grade point average. This is of particular importance in math because 6th grade students who take PAP 6th Grade Math, and stay on the PAP track, will take PAP Alg I for high school credit in 8th grade. This is of particular importance in math because 6th grade students who take PAP 6th Grade Math, and stay on the PAP track, will take PAP Alg I for high school credit in 8th grade. The decision to take PAP 6th Grade Math will result in taking a high school course in 8th grade. The decision to take PAP 6th Grade Math will result in taking a high school course in 8th grade. 14 M IDDLE S CHOOL COURSEWORK FOR HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT M IDDLE S CHOOL COURSEWORK FOR HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT

15 15 Progress Reports & Report Cards Progress reports will be sent home at the mid-point of each six week grading period. Progress reports will be sent home at the mid-point of each six week grading period. Report cards will be sent home the week after the end of a six week grading period. Report cards will be sent home the week after the end of a six week grading period. Grades will be accessible throughout the entire grading period from the Frisco ISD website (www.friscoisd.org) through the Home Access Center. Grades will be accessible throughout the entire grading period from the Frisco ISD website (www.friscoisd.org) through the Home Access Center. *Any student that is not passing at 3wks or 6wks may not attend extracurricular events at Maus Middle School.* *Any student that is not passing at 3wks or 6wks may not attend extracurricular events at Maus Middle School.*

16 16 Communication

17 17 Communication Mediums Agendas Agendas School Messenger phone calls School Messenger phone calls Website Website Home Access Center via Maus website Home Access Center via Maus website Marquee Marquee Personal Contact via phone & Personal Contact via phone & General Maus is General Maus is

18 18 Student planners/agendas Keep up with assignments, tests and due dates Keep up with assignments, tests and due dates Students will get into the habit of using these to keep up. Students will get into the habit of using these to keep up. Please check that your child is utilizing his/her planner Please check that your child is utilizing his/her planner

19 19 HAC: Home Access Center This is the medium for teachers to communicate grades with parents This is the medium for teachers to communicate grades with parents Will show grades, assignments, and due dates Will show grades, assignments, and due dates You will be able to access this system on-line and monitor your childs progress throughout the six-weeks You will be able to access this system on-line and monitor your childs progress throughout the six-weeks You will be receiving more information on how to access this system during the first six-weeks You will be receiving more information on how to access this system during the first six-weeks

20 20 Important Web Sites and follow the links to and follow the links to –Maus Middle School – news and calendars, Home Access Center –Some teams will have their own web site and will communicate this with you

21 21 Discipline Management Plan

22 22 School-Wide Expectations PRIDE PPurpose RResponsibility IIntegrity DDetermination EExcellence

23 23 Policies – Disruptive Behavior Policies – Disruptive Behavior Short Term ISS (In School Suspension): -students who are disrupting the learning environment -this may also lead to more severe consequences Long Term ISS: -consequence from the building administration

24 24 Dress Code Students will not be permitted to wear the following: sagging pants, torn or ragged clothing, sunglasses, caps, hats, bandanas, undergarments worn as outerwear, pajamas, or house shoes. The following are guidelines to follow…..>

25 25 Dress Code Boys Shirts with sleeves must be worn at all times. Shirts with sleeves must be worn at all times. Shorts or pants must be worn at or about the waist line at all times. Shorts or pants must be worn at or about the waist line at all times. Undergarments should not be visible at any time. Undergarments should not be visible at any time. No holes in garments. No holes in garments.

26 26 Dress Code Girls Sleeveless tops with a minimum width of two-inch wide straps are acceptable. The shirt straps must be wide enough to cover undergarments. Sleeveless tops with a minimum width of two-inch wide straps are acceptable. The shirt straps must be wide enough to cover undergarments. See-through, bare midriff, halter type, shoulder baring, or spaghetti strap blouses or any revealing clothing is not permitted. Shirt hems should extend well below the waist of pants/shorts/skirts whether in a sitting or standing position. See-through, bare midriff, halter type, shoulder baring, or spaghetti strap blouses or any revealing clothing is not permitted. Shirt hems should extend well below the waist of pants/shorts/skirts whether in a sitting or standing position. Dresses, skirts, and shorts must extend to or below the students fingertips when their arms are held to their sides. Dresses, skirts, and shorts must extend to or below the students fingertips when their arms are held to their sides. No holes in garments. No holes in garments.

27 27 Dress Code Violations Students in violation of the student dress and grooming code will be expected to change to appropriate attire (provided by the school) when violations are brought to their attention. Students will not be allowed to leave campus for the purpose of changing clothes. Students in violation of the student dress and grooming code will be expected to change to appropriate attire (provided by the school) when violations are brought to their attention. Students will not be allowed to leave campus for the purpose of changing clothes.

28 28 Possession of Telecommunications Devices The District prohibits students from using or activating a cellular phone or electronic device (ipod, etc) during the school day from the start of school until the end of school. Possessing such devices is permissible as long as the device is left in the locker and turned off during the school day. Consequences for violating this policy: The first offense will result in the phone/device being taken up and returned to the parent with a warning. The first offense will result in the phone/device being taken up and returned to the parent with a warning. The second offense will result in a $15 fine being required before the phone/device is returned. The second offense will result in a $15 fine being required before the phone/device is returned. The third offense will result in an additional $15 fine being required before the phone/device is returned. The third offense will result in an additional $15 fine being required before the phone/device is returned. A fourth offensethe device will be confiscated and may be held for the remainder of the school year by the district. An additional $15 fee will be required for the return of the phone. A fourth offensethe device will be confiscated and may be held for the remainder of the school year by the district. An additional $15 fee will be required for the return of the phone.

29 29 General Information

30 30 School Safety The safety of students and staff is non-negotiable. The safety of students and staff is non-negotiable. School visitors must check in the front office, have their drivers license scanned through our RAPTOR system, and obtain a visitors badge before entering the main building. School visitors must check in the front office, have their drivers license scanned through our RAPTOR system, and obtain a visitors badge before entering the main building. If the person picking up the student is not a parent/guardian, the identity of that person must be established and permission granted by the parent/guardian before the student will be released. If the person picking up the student is not a parent/guardian, the identity of that person must be established and permission granted by the parent/guardian before the student will be released. Parent volunteers who work in the building have to have an FISD background check completed. See for the necessary paperwork. Parent volunteers who work in the building have to have an FISD background check completed. See for the necessary paperwork. All FISD schools have a Crisis Management Plan in place and have regular drills for fire, tornado, and building lockdown. All FISD schools have a Crisis Management Plan in place and have regular drills for fire, tornado, and building lockdown.

31 31 Buses/Bicycles/Skateboards Bus information is available at the Transportation Department (469) Bus information is available at the Transportation Department (469) Bicycles are to be parked and locked in the designated areas. Bicycles are to be parked and locked in the designated areas. Skateboards or skates are not allowed on school grounds at any time. Skateboards or skates are not allowed on school grounds at any time.

32 32 Maus Traffic Pattern

33 33 School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:55 p.m. Student Arrival : Students should arrive no earlier than 7:30, and are encouraged to arrive no later than 8:30 so they are able to visit their lockers, use the restroom, and prepare for first period. Students will report to the Maus Cafeteria upon arrival. Student Departure: Students should leave as soon as school is dismissed or upon conclusion of the school activity they are attending. Students will not be allowed to loiter after school hours – staff members are not on duty to supervise. Arrival and Dismissal

34 34 Schedule Change Policy Schedule changes are allowed for the following reasons: -Missing a required class -Too many classes the same period -Need to change between Pre-AP and regular level class Schedule changes are NOT allowed for these reasons: -because Im not in classes with my friends -because I want another teacher -because I didnt get my first choice elective -because I changed my mind and want another elective

35 35 Schedule Change Request Forms will be available on: August 30 All schedule change requests are due: on or before September 1 *See your counselor for a Schedule Change Request Form

36 36 Extracurricular Activities Students are encouraged to attend all school activities Students are encouraged to attend all school activities Students should complete all school work and assignments at home before attending activities (no loitering after school) Students should complete all school work and assignments at home before attending activities (no loitering after school) Regular dress code and rules apply Regular dress code and rules apply

37 37 P.E. Uniforms Frisco Sports Center 8715 Lebanon Road Frisco, TX (972) The price for each uniform is approximately $16.00.

38 38 Café Procedures Breakfast and lunch offered daily Breakfast and lunch offered daily Students will have an account with an identification number to purchase meals Students will have an account with an identification number to purchase meals Online - to deposit into account. Or, students can bring cash or checks for deposit. Online - to deposit into account. Or, students can bring cash or checks for deposit.www.PayPams.com A la carte items available in lines---prices vary. A la carte items available in lines---prices vary. Parents can set spending limits by contacting the café manager. Parents can set spending limits by contacting the café manager. check

39 39 Dates to Remember August 23 rd – First Day of School August 23 rd – First Day of School September 7 th - Meet the Teacher Night September 7 th - Meet the Teacher Night Oct. 11 th - Parent Teacher Conference Day Oct. 11 th - Parent Teacher Conference Day

40 40 PTA A word from the PTA…..

41 41 Thanks for coming! Questions? Please visit with one of the assistant principals, the counselors or Mr. McClendon after the presentation. Questions? Please visit with one of the assistant principals, the counselors or Mr. McClendon after the presentation. Please return by 4:00 to pick your child up from camp. Please return by 4:00 to pick your child up from camp. **GO MAUS MOUNTAIN LIONS ** GO MAUS MOUNTAIN LIONS **


Download ppt "1 Maus Middle School Cub Camp Maus Middle School Cub Camp August 13 th, 2010."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google