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1 Parks Junior High School

2 Ms. Dustin Principal Ms. Hopton Assistant Principal

3  7:40 am to 2:30 pm ◦ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  7:40 am to 1:50 pm ◦ Most Wednesdays  See Calendar on the School Website ◦ For 1:35 pm Wednesday Dismissals ◦ For Other Early Release Days ◦ For Changes to Calendar

4  Distribute to Students ◦ Schedules ◦ Maps

5  Check Demographics ◦ Name  Legal Name  Spelling ◦ Birthdate ◦ Grade Level ◦ Gender ◦ Address ◦ Phone Number  Teacher Records Problems

6  Class Every Period (Periods 1-7) ◦ If Missing  Teacher Records  Student Reports to Office that Period  No Double Periods ◦ If Yes  Teacher Records  Student Reports to Office that Period

7  Required Classes for Correct Grade Level ◦ Language Arts  ELA 7 or ELA 7 Honors (Gate Identified Only) ◦ History_Social Science 7 ◦ Math  Math 7, Math 7 Honors, or Algebra I ◦ PE 7 Fall  Other 3 Periods ◦ Health, Science 7, or Speech and Debate ◦ Elective(s)  Teacher Records Problems

8  Problems Only ◦ Wrong Grade Level ◦ 2 Classes the Same ◦ Missing a Period  No Elective Changes  Scheduling Questions? ◦ the Counselor, Mr. Bledsoe ◦ See School Website for Address

9   Upcoming Events  District Pupil Calendar  Bell Schedules  Contact Information ◦ Teacher ◦ Office  And Much More…

10 Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Focuses on Good Behavior Respectful Responsible Purposeful Rewards students regularly

11  Important to Be at School  If Absent ◦ Parents Call Office ◦ Students Call Study Buddies ◦ Student’s Responsibility  Find out What Missed  Complete Work Missed  Turn in Work Missed

12  AKA ◦ Binder Reminder ◦ Reminder Binder ◦ Student Agenda ◦ Student Calendar ◦ Student Handbook ◦ That Planner Thingy ◦ Etc.  Distributed on Tuesday

13  Organization Tool ◦ Write Homework/No Homework ◦ Upcoming Tests  Communication Tool  School Rules and Procedures  Resources ◦ Science Periodic Table ◦ Math Formulas ◦ Language Arts Parts of Speech ◦ Social Science ◦ And More

14  Notebook(s) ◦ For Different Subjects ◦ One Large with Dividers OR ◦ Multiple Small  Backpack  Textbooks ◦ Most Subjects Have Class Sets  Lockers ◦ PE Only

15  4 Quarters ◦ Quarter 1 - August 11 to October 10 ◦ Quarter 2 – October 13 to December 19 ◦ Quarter 3 – January 6 to March 13 ◦ Quarter 4 – March 16 to May 28  Mid-Quarter Progress Reports Distributed ◦ September 19, November 14, February 13, April 24  Final Quarter Report Cards Distributed ◦ October 17, January 9, March 31, May 28  Students Given Report Cards at School ◦ Connect ED Message Notifying When

16  2 Grades Per Class ◦ Letter Grade and Citizenship Grade  Each Quarter a Clean Slate  Save all Report Cards ◦ Store in a Safe Place ◦ Important for Sports, High School Registration, Etc.  Check PowerSchool Regularly  Password Distribution ◦ Student Passwords Given to Students This Week ◦ Parent and Student Passwords Given to Parents After Assembly Today

17  Best Way to Check Grades  Different Amongst Teachers ◦ Not all Updating Same Time  Some Daily  Some Weekly  Some Monthly  Have PowerSchool You ◦ Grade Updates ◦ School Bulletin ◦ Absences

18  Perseverance, Achievement, Work Ethic, Scholarship  Two Times a Week  Opportunities For ◦ Homework Help ◦ Tutoring ◦ Study Hall ◦ Enrichment  Weekly Schedules on Parks Website  More Information on Thursday, August 14

19  Given Quarterly  Purpose of Card ◦ Teachers Can Request Students ◦ Attendance  Keep in a Safe Place ◦ Must Have Every Day  Don’t Lose ◦ 1 st Time Warning ◦ 2 nd Time Detention

20  Distribution Nights Last Week  If You Were Unable to Attend  Paperwork Sent Home With Student This Week  Parent and Student Must Sign  iPad Manual  Student Online Services Responsible Use Agreement

21  Fully Charged  Stay in Protective Case  No Pictures, Audio, or Video ◦ Unless Teacher or Administrator Gives Permission  Can Using During Breaks ◦ Nutrition and Lunch ◦ In Designated Areas Only  Do Not Allow Another Student to Handle ◦ Unless Teacher or Administrator Gives Permission

22  Saturday School Opportunity for Attendance Recovery  School Loses Money for Each Absence  Monthly Sessions Beginning in September ◦ Check Parks Website for Dates  Topics ◦ Benchmark Reviews ◦ Homework Help/Peer Tutoring ◦ Sports ◦ Enrichment Activities  Extra Credit Opportunities

23  After School Sports – 7 th and 8 th Graders ◦ Volleyball/Flag Football ◦ Basketball/Soccer ◦ Track & Field  Community Service – 8 th Graders  Clubs – For all 7 th and 8 th Graders  Honor Society  SMAC  Twisted Stitchers  Club DC  Book Club  Academic Pentathlon  World Percussion  Christian Club  Anime  Garden Club  More to Come…

24  PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) ◦ Typically First Wednesday of Every Month  School Site Council  Parks Foundation for Education (PFE)  Volunteer Time ◦ Reading ◦ Theatre Arts Supervision ◦ Chaperoning  Dances  Field Trips  For EL – ELAC & DELAC

25  Need by Monday, August 25  Available for Purchase Today  Samples Available for Sizing

26  1:35 pm Dismissal ◦ Wednesday, August 20  Back to School Night ◦ Thursday, August 21, 6:30 pm  No School – Staff Development Day ◦ Friday, August 29 & Monday, September 22  No School – Labor Day ◦ Monday, September 1  Parent/Student Conferences ◦ Thursday and Friday, October 2 and 3 ◦ Both Parent AND Student Attend

27  8:25 – 8:55 Assembly in Theatron ◦ Both Parents and Students Attend  8:55 – 9:10 Nutrition Break  9:15 – 11:05 ◦ Students ONLY Follow Schedule ◦ Parents MUST Stay Out of the Building ◦ Restrooms Available for Parents Outside  11:05 Meet Your Child in the Theatron  Students need to have their schedules in their hands

28  Check PowerSchool  Read Daily Bulletin ◦ Through PowerSchool ◦ On Parks Website  Check Online Calendars  Listen to/Read Connect Ed Messages  Share Information with Others

29  Questions? 


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