5School & Academics Organization Study Skills Academic Achievement HomeworkFAILING GRADES
6Some Organizing Tips Use agenda daily Have separate folder for each subjectKeep binder/folders/locker neatKeep school stuff in one area at home…get it ready the night before
7Study Tips: Find a good place to study Turn off phone/tv Have a study planGet startedKnow your learning styleStudy ahead of time
8Let’s look at some cool things that happen with getting good grades… AAJHS Academic Achievement
9Academic Achievement A-Pin: 86% in cores, 81% in non-cores Honor Roll: 90% GPAHonor Society: End of 7th grade, 93%GPA, community service hours
10Progress Book A peek into the teacher’s grade book If ever absent, you can keep up with assignmentsMake sure your grades are where you want them to be!
11Student AgendasUse on daily basis to record homework, quizzes, tests, practices, meetings, etc.Parents and teachers may initial itRefer to agenda while loading backpackUse agenda at home to check off completed assignments
12Homework BIG part of grade Most 7th graders who fail, do so because of not doing homeworkBe organized so you don’t lose your workEstablish a good routine and habitsIf ever absent, make up all workAsk a friend in class for help…call each otherTalk with teacher if you don’t understand
13Your grade depends on it! Got Homework???Your grade depends on it!
14My computer/printer is down? Or I don’t even have a computer? What if:My computer/printer is down?OrI don’t even have a computer?
26Definition of Bullying: IntentionalRepeatedHurtfulInvolving an imbalance of power
27How many of you have seen someone being bullied this year?
28How many of you did nothing/said nothing while someone was being bullied?
29Did you know… Bullying is everyone’s responsibility? Be sure to do YOUR part in being a good “citizen” of our school!
30Bullying Loneliness. Popularity Bullying Loneliness Popularity Grades Sad Feelings Friends Peer Pressure ANGER Parents Homework Gym Class Teachers Lunch money Stress DivorceGot a lot on your mind?
31Other than school counselors, is there more help, if needed? YES! Our SAIT is ready to help!
32Student Assistance Intervention Team S.A.I.T.Student Assistance Intervention TeamTeachers, parents, counselors, and principals can referYou can refer yourselfGroups or individual (divorce/separation)Look for the SAIT star on door to know team members
38Get your work done ASAP, so you don’t forget about it Limit going to your locker; it will save you time and eliminate troubleStay around positive people & treat others how you want to be treatedDon’t just try to pass…do your bestIf you see someone who’s alone, try to be their friend
39GACTC 9th Gr. Save Program or 10th Gr. Regular Program 50 students (9th Grade)Students who may have difficulties in academics, attendance, and disciplineGACTC Open HouseDecember5:30pm – 8:30pmOpportunity for students and parents to tour
41A-K :Mrs. Starr L-Z: Mr. Connell 1st floor office 4th floor office Sign up to see your counselor (ESPECIALLY MR. CONNELL’S OFFICE!!)See us in Cafeteria at lunch timeAvailable 7:30am – 3:00pmWe are here to help you to have a successful school year!