Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Petoskey High School!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Petoskey High School! 14-15 OrientationWelcome to Petoskey High School!
2 Welcome to Petoskey High School! Full Value AgreementWork as A TEAMBe Safe (Physically and Emotionally)Speak Up
3 Freshmen MentoringUpperclassmen mentor our freshman to help with transitionContact Mentees throughout year for supportTour students/help first day(lockers, bus, finding classes)Events: Meetings, Gift exchange, Cocoa and Cram, Spring Lunch on the Lawn, Sunshine and study timeLiaison between students and administration/CounselorsIntroduce mentees to extra curricular activitiesHelp to welcome and acclimate our new students to PHS!
4 Mentors: Orientation/First Weeks Scavenger Hunt: Main Areas, Lockers (Prizes), Important GoalsMentors/Mentees: Get to Know/Q&APicturesParents meet in the Cafeteria and can walk through schedule after ppt and tourFirst Friday- Meeting during 2nd hourMentor Touch BaseImportant info for StudentsFVA- ExpectationsSecond FridayBLUE CREW (wear tee shirts!)Throughout the year: Personal contact info with mentors, positive acts of kindness, lunches, activities, events.
5 PHS Info! *Follow us on twitter (or Via Text message) E- Newsletters @PHSNorthmen (PHS twitter)@petoskeyschools (District Twitter)Text: “Follow PHSNorthmen” to 40404Data rates apply!E- NewslettersBi-monthly (check PS accuracy)WebsitePower School: s/updates
6 Administrative Staff Principal- Mrs. Stewart @PHSNorthmenAssistant Principal- Mr. WilcoxAthletic Director/Asst. Principal- Mr. WedgeDean of Students- Mr. Hewitt
7 Counseling Staff Sophomores and Seniors : Ms. Starkey Freshman and Juniors: Ms. Kolodziej
8 Keys to Success Attendance Involvement Homework Have to be at school to LEARNBe here and Be on time!Involvement18 teams, 22 extra programs, AP courses, Fine Arts, 10 CTE programsSomething for everyone- Meet people!HomeworkPlan your time, and keep up your motivationStrive for EXCELLENCE! This is YOUR future!
9 Keys to Success- Continued Academic AwarenessPower School ChecksProgress ReportsTalk to teachersFollow ProtocolWe are here to stop problems BEFORE they startIf you have an issue, talk to an adult for helpTeacherCounselorAdministrationFollow “Full Value Agreement”All Students/Staff/Parents abide by this agreementBe Safe, Speak Up, Work as a TEAM
11 Activity Fees (Pay to Participate) 2011 Petoskey began a non-refundable activity fee for participation in Athletics and Activities.$100 / activity with a MAX of $200 / student / yearHS Family has a MAX of $300 / year.Reduced Lunch participants are $50 / activity with a MAX of $100 / year.Free Lunch participants are free.
13 AP/Honors PHS has MANY opportunities for higher level coursework English/Composition, English LiteratureMicro and MacroeconomicsBiologyGovernment, U.S. HistoryCalculusWith Advanced Placement Courses you can:Earn College credit-Save money/timeLet colleges know your academic levelLearn techniques to better prepare you for college25% of our students currently take AP course work!
14 Dual Enrollment/NCMCPHS partners with North Central Michigan College to offer more enrichment coursesCourses can be taken in the nearby NCMC campusContact your counselors for course offeringsNorth Central Now! Petoskey Early CollegeCohort of 25 (application only)Dual enrollment starts 10th grade year2 NCMC courses a semester 11/12th gr5th year completely at NCMC, graduate with Diploma AND Associates degree!
15 PHS Points of Pride! 96.7% Graduation rate 237 AP students (National AP awards)245 AP tests = college credit554 St enrolled in career tech courses850 Career tech coursesACT composite score 21.0 (over state avg)974 students enrolled in CTE courses last year209 ECA/Dual enrollment93% daily attendance rate
16 Student LeadershipMaintaining and Building a positive School climate is VERY important at PHSFull Value Agreement: Be Safe, Speak Up, Work as a TeamRecognizing Good Student behavior and rewardsNorthmen Pride AwardPeople’s Choice AwardsMentoring program- FreshmenPHS student leadership- “Genuine Change”Elected Leadership- Student Council
17 PHS Information- Basic Attendance: Call Main Line or Ms. Henley -2105Closed CampusDress CodeNo tank topsSkirts/shorts- finger tip lengthNo midriff or see through clothingDisruptive/offensiveCell PhonesNo interruptions to instructional time or cause for disruptionSecurityMain Office Entrance only entry pointsign in main officeDrop off Pick Up-Front of the buildingSecurity Cameras-new this year
18 New Information- PHS Bell Schedule- Start at 8:15 (not 8:20) Professional Development days: ½ daysMedical Occupations coursesAnishinaabemowin- Native language classP.E. Waiver (need 1.0 credit of PE)4 yrs of band- .5 credit waived2 seasons of PHS sport (Not club)- .5 credit waived
19 Parent Support-Involvement The correlation between parent support and student success is research supported! You are one of the BIGGEST contributors to student achievement!Communication is KEY- twitter, website, !Student Concerns- Chain of CommunicationTeacher/CoachCounselorAdministratorPS3 (Parents Supporting Students and Staff)meetings at 7 in the PHS media Center!First Thursday of the month (10/2)
20 Upcoming Events! Open House 9/9 at 7:00 First Home Football Game- 9/12 Float Building 9/21-fairgroundsHomecoming Spirit Week: 9/22-26Homecoming Parade/Game: 9/26Homecoming Dance (Nub’s Knob) 9/27First PS3 meeting- 10/2 7:00 media centerConferences 11/11 and 11/13
21 GO NORTHMEN! Petoskey High School We strive for Excellence Academic OfferingsStudent InvolvementAthleticsFine ArtsHigh Expectations! Stay focusedand motivated to do your BEST!GO NORTHMEN!