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1 What is Advisory? A Preview of Advisory for Parents

2 Definition of Advisory Advisory is designed to promote students’ positive personal relationships with teachers and peers, improve the climate for learning, and support students through academic and non-academic experiences.

3 Introductions I am your child’s Advisor and my name is David Young The best way to reach me is using the email. My email address is My planning period is 7 th Period.

4 Finding Information The information about the Advisory program is located on the FHS webpage.FHS webpage To see the Mission, Vision Statement, and Core Values, click on About Us.About Us To reach our Advisory Homepage from the FHS page, click on Parent Resources, then click on Advisory Homepage. Parent Resources

5 Advisory Homepage The goals of advisory are listed on the Homepage. Homepage The Calendar highlights all the days on which we meet with our Advisory groups.Calendar If you want to see what will be happening during that meeting, just click on that date and open the documents listed there. Advisory Information contains the Handbook and the Student and Parent Resources.Advisory Information

6 Four Parent Contacts We will want to contact you at least 4 times during the school year. Contacts can be meetings, phone calls, or emails. Please let us know the best way to contact you.

7 Please Assist Us We want to get to know your student as a person – not just as a student. You are our best source for this. Please fill out and return the parent survey that we sent home on August 19 th if you have not already done this.

8 Reminders and Questions Remember that I am your primary contact if your child is having difficulty at school. I am your student’s advocate, mentor, and go-to person at school. Do you have any questions about the Advisory Program here at FHS? Now we have a few slides on the changes here at FHS

9 Remediation – only on Tues and Thurs 4-6 PM Literacy Remediation (2-week sessions) –Session 1: Aug 29 – Sept 9 (A – H) –Session 2: Sept 12 – Sept 23 (J – Z) Geom./Alg. 1 Remediation (2-week sessions) –Session 3: Sept 26 – Oct 7 (A – Po) –Session 4: Oct 10 – Oct 21 Biology Remediation –Session 5: wk of Oct 24 (A–Cl) --wk of Nov 2 (Co-Go) –Session 6: wk of Nov7 (Gr-Lam) --wk of Nov16(Lan-Per) –Session 7: wk of Nov 28 (Pet–Sm) --wk of Dec (So-Z)

10 Night School Tues and Thurs 4-6 PM The purpose is to provide students the opportunity to recover credits and remain on track for graduation. –Credit Recovery –Independent Study/Acceleration Students in 10 th through 12 th grades may participate. The cost to students will be $150 per 0.5 credit Scholarships are available.

11 Attendance Contracts Saturdays 8:30 - 12 The purpose is to allow students to recover NCs (No Credit). The dates Saturday School will be available are: –Sept 10, 24– Feb 25 –Oct 15, 29 – Mar 10 –Dec 3, 10, 17 – April 28 –Jan 21 – May 5, 12, 19

12 Cell Phone/Electronic Devices Usage May use these during class changes and at lunch. May not use them other times without faculty permission. Infractions: –1 st : Confiscate phone, student retrieves phone. –2 nd : Same as 1 st plus 3 days detention –3 rd : Confiscate phone, parent retrieves phone, 1 day of ISS Note: Any refusal to give up phone at any time will result in 3 days ISS.

13 Questions and Concerns... See Administrative team: Principal – Assistant Principals: – = 10th grade – = 11th grade – = 12th grade – = 10-12th grade – = SLC – =

14 New Dress Code at FHS Do not wear clothing, hats or backpacks that advertise or depict alcohol, drugs, tobacco or tobacco products, violence, hate themes, racial/gender degradation, sexually explicit or suggestive wording or pictures, gang affiliation, gang related tattoos, or gang monikers, or clothing likely to cause a disruption within the school environment.

15 New Dress Code at FHS Do not wear tube tops, mesh tops, sheer tops, men’s undershirts without sleeves, halter tops, spaghetti straps, or tops that expose any portion of the midriff, revealing neckline, bra or cleavage. Such as this:

16 New Dress Code at FHS Do not wear sagging pants, pants worn low on the hip so as to reveal underclothing or skin, any clothing with holes above the knees that expose under- garments or skin, skirts or shorts that are shorter than 5-in. inseam, spandex shorts. Leggings must be worn with a long shirt or dress that covers the hip area. Such as this:

17 New Dress Code at FHS Do not wear sleepwear (including slippers, pajamas, etc.) Hoods worn on the head within the school building. No bare feet. Tattoos displaying defamatory writing, obscene language or symbols, or symbols of drugs, sex or alcohol must be covered.

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