Presentation on theme: "H ow To Support Your Child’s Academic Success At Nordhoff High School."— Presentation transcript:
H ow To Support Your Child’s Academic Success At Nordhoff High School
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Communicating with Teachers
Seminar and Tutoring Seminar period is 30 Minutes on Thursday and Friday from 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Students SHOULD: Study Finish assignments Take missed tests Get extra help from a teacher Work in the computer lab Work in the library Freshman Tutoring in the Cafeteria
Student Agenda Read The Old Man and The Sea Write 25 pages on the symbolism of the fish Catch a fish, write about it Ponder the geopolitical differences between Southeast Asia and China Learn Thai, Cambodian and Vietnamese (all dialects)
Academic Honesty Policy First Infraction: The teacher will notify the parent. Teachers may give the student a failing mark on the assignment or exam. Failing marks applied by the teacher for the first infraction will receive full administrative support. The teacher will send a referral to the assistant principal, who will confer with the student. If the infraction occurs in an Advanced Placement or Honors course, administration will place the student in the college preparatory level of that course. Second Infraction: Teachers will notify the parent and send a referral to the assistant principal. Teachers may give the student a failing grade for the semester and administration may provide alternative class placement after holding a conference or IEP with the parent and student. Failing grades for the semester applied by the teacher for the second infraction will receive full administrative support.
Academic Honesty Nordhoff Honor Code: “On my honor, I have not given or received any unauthorized aid on this test, paper or assignment.” Student Signature ____________________ History Test
S ummary of Add/Drop Policies 1. Students sign up for classes, not teachers 2. Registration included listing 6 classes with three alternates, many students receive their alternates.
Have high academic expectations Communicate with your child Communicate with your child’s teachers Monitor your child’s homework Stay vigilant during the first quarter Challenge and support, repeat