Presentation on theme: "Welcome Parents! Freshman Parent Meeting September 26, 2012 Dan Park – Principal Sara Gil – Associate Principal (Curriculum & Instruction) David Antinetti."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome Parents! Freshman Parent Meeting September 26, 2012 Dan Park – Principal Sara Gil – Associate Principal (Curriculum & Instruction) David Antinetti – Assistant Principal (Pupil Services)
Principal’s Welcome Celebrating 40 years of serving families and graduating students – 17,000+ graduates Your son/daughter - Beyer 2016 Graduating Class
Academic Counselors CounselorAlpha – Last NameGradeLocation/Ext. Sheryl ChamberlainA – Deu9 th -12 th 576-4345 (On site Wednesday – Friday) I – Wing Debbie OgdenDev – Morc9 th -12 th 576-4344 I – Wing Karen GatesMord – Z9 th -12 th 575-7369 I – Wing Teresa Pitts College/Scholarships/EL576-4306 D – Wing
Graduation Requirements Beyer High Graduation Requirements CA State Univ. Entrance Requirements (all classes must be CP level or higher) University of CA Entrance Requirements (all classes must be CP level or higher) English 4 Years Math 3 Years through Algebra 3 Years Algebra I Geometry Algebra II 3 Years (4 yrs. recommended) Algebra I Geometry Algebra II Science 2 Years** 1 year life science 1 year physical science or 2 years integrated science 2 years** 1 year life science 1 year physical science 2 Years ** (3 yrs. recommended) Social Studies 3.5 years World Geo./Religions World History U.S. History Government/Economics 2 Years World History U.S. History Government 2 Years World History U.S. History Government Foreign Language 1 Year in Foreign Language OR 2 Years in the same language 2 Years (3 yrs. recommended) in the same language Visual Performing Art 1 Year (visual or performing arts) 1 Year (visual or performing arts) Practical Arts 1 semesterNo Requirement P.E. 2 YearsNo Requirement Health 1 SemesterNo Requirement Electives 65 Credits 1 Year College Prep (CP) electives in History, English, Math, Foreign Language, Science and Fine Arts 1 Year College Prep (CP) electives in History, English, Math, Foreign Language, Science and Fine Arts Total Credits230 Credits
Health & Welfare Credits toward graduation Attendance Buddy system Weekly grade updates Binder/Planner Get involved – clubs/sports Contact teacher Set goals – reward reaching those goals
Grading Periods 8 reports mailed home annually – 4 Progress Reports (mid-grading period) – 4 Report Cards (end of grading period) Quarter 1 – ends 10/4 Quarter 2/Semester 1*– ends 12/14 Quarter 3 – ends 3/7 Quarter 4/Semester 2*– ends 5/23 *5 credits earned per class
PowerSchool Parent Portal Parent Access Account ID and Password for your student(s) mailed home beginning of September Sample @ right Create personal PowerSchool Parent Portal Access Account(s)
CREATE YOUR PERSONAL POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT https://pshs.monet.k12.ca.us
GRADES Grades by Period Class Score Detail Click teacher’s name to email teacher
Attendance Attendance Codes at bottom – “T” Excused Tardy – “A” Absent (unverified- needs to be cleared) – “W” Unexcused Tardy
Makeup Work Policies Excused Absences – Assignment Make-up Allowed – REMINDER- Call attendance (576-4316) or send note with student – Two school days for each day of absence – Time may be extended by the teacher – Make arrangements for tests/quizzes – Responsibility lies with the student
Resources Teacher – Email, PowerSchool – “office hours” for extra help Counselor Study Buddy – classmate, older sibling, neighbor, parent, etc. Tutoring – coming soon! Library – Before/After School, Lunch Periods – Databases – research from home – Computer Lab Wolfram Alpha http://www.wolframalpha.com/ (math) http://www.wolframalpha.com/ Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/ (math, science, history, test prep, etc.) http://www.khanacademy.org/
Homework – Study Tips Homework nightly – Quiet Place – No homework? Study – Read – Educational Websites (test prep, reinforcement) Organization of Notebook/Binder Planner/Calendar of Assignments – Write daily assignments (teacher initials) 3x5 cards – quiz your kids!
Student Involvement-Engagement Connection to school yields better academic success Multiple Clubs, Sport Teams and other programs
Eligibility Eligibility to participate in extra-curricular and after school activities (Student Conduct Code pp. 41-46): – Academic Quarter Grades (GPA) – Citizenship Grades – Attendance – Discipline Substance Abuse Multiple suspensions in a quarter – Debts
Family Updates We want to help – help us help your children! Inform the school (counselor, teacher or administrator) – Family Changes Sickness Divorce/separation Deaths – Phone number updates – Address change
Bullying No place for bullying at school – report it immediately to the Supervision Office. – Immoral – Damages students’ self-esteem – Effects attendance – Effects academic performance – A continuously bullied student will respond, often negatively – BULLYING IS AGAINST THE LAW!
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