5 School & Academics Organization Study Skills Academic Achievement HomeworkFAILING GRADES
6 Some 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
7 Study Tips: Find a good place to study Turn off phone/tv Have a study planGet startedKnow your learning styleStudy ahead of time
8 Let’s look at some cool things that happen with getting good grades… AAJHS Academic Achievement
9 Academic Achievement A-Pin: 86% in cores, 81% in non-cores Honor Roll: 90% GPAHonor Society: End of 7th grade, 93%GPA, community service hours
10 Progress 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!
11 Student 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
12 Homework 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
13 Your grade depends on it! Got Homework???Your grade depends on it!
14 My 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?
26 Definition of Bullying: IntentionalRepeatedHurtfulInvolving an imbalance of power
27 How many of you have seen someone being bullied this year?
28 How many of you did nothing/said nothing while someone was being bullied?
29 Did you know… Bullying is everyone’s responsibility? Be sure to do YOUR part in being a good “citizen” of our school!
30 Bullying 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?
31 Other than school counselors, is there more help, if needed? YES! Our SAIT is ready to help!
32 Student 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
38 Get 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
39 GACTC 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
41 A-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!