Presentation on theme: "URANGAN STATE HIGH SCHOOL"— Presentation transcript:
1 URANGAN STATE HIGH SCHOOL Parent Information EveningMonday 1st DecemberYEAR 7 and 8’s 2015The Pursuit of ExcellenceEvery minute…Every Day
2 Welcome to Urangan Introducing the team- Principal – Ross Zelow Deputy Principals – Linda Buxton, Ian Christie, Nick McMorrow, Craig WottonHead of Year 8 – Brian HarringtonHead of Year 7 - Linda BuxtonHouse Managers – Andrea Powell and Ann Byers Year 8, Anthony Clancy Year 7 and Ley Anson (SEP)Student Coordinators – Jacqui Larke (8),Ben Lethborg (7) and Marnie Fader (SEP)
4 School Structure House Managers: Student Coordinator: House Manager Mrs ByersMs Powell/Mrs AnsonMr HarringtonHead of Year8B18B28B38C18C28C38C98T18T28T38T4Student CoordinatorsMrs Larke/ Mrs FaderHouse Managers:Student WelfareStudent AchievementStudent BehaviourStudent SupportTeacher MentorParent ContactStudent Coordinator:Extra Curricular ActivitiesStudent WelfareLunchtime ActivitiesNew Student OrientationStudent LeadershipForm Activities (Social & Emotional Learning)
5 School Uniform Junior Girls Junior Boys Shirt Century Polo Shirt - Red Shorts Mid-grey Canterbury micro fibre shorts with embroidered Urangan SHSMid-grey dress shorts with embroidered UranganSHSSkirt Mid-grey knee length with embroidered Urangan SHSPants Mid-grey dress pants with embroidered Urangan SHSMid-grey track pants with embroidered Urangan SHSJumper Red polar fleece full zip jumper with school crestTracksuitSchool approved Canterbury design – USHSHat School bucket hatFootwear must wear closed in shoesShirt Century Polo Shirt - Red
6 Uniform shop Opening hours (last three weeks of the holidays) Jan 2015 Mon 5th,12th,19th Jan 10am - 2pmTues 6th,13th, 20th Jan 8am - 2pmWed 7th, 14th, 21st Jan 10am - 2pmThurs 8th, 15th, 22nd Jan 10am - 6pmFri 9th, 16th, 23rd Jan 10am – 2pmSat 10th, 17th, 24th Jan 10am- 2pm
8 PoliciesAll policies will be discussed with students next year but these are 2 that always get asked about :Hat Policy – given a hat at start of year and that is the only hat you wear.Electronic device policy – including mobile phones are not to be brought into classrooms and are to be left in their bags.
9 BYOx PolicyIn 2015 USHS will provide access to allow students in Years 7-9 to bring approved, personally-owned, computing devices into the classroom to assist with learning opportunities. A $50 administrator fee will be charged.Any queries contact:
10 Support Services Guidance Officer – Mannly Dubroy Youth Health Nurse – Janet MorrowSchool Based Police Officer – Snr Constable MilesChaplain – Snez PetersenCommunity Education Counsellor – Shane NelsonBehaviour Support teacher – Mike RadicYouth Support Counsellor – Bev DangerfieldStudent CoordinatorsBSMs – Kacey Hannant and Rebecca FueryHeads of DepartmentPeer support – Year 10 and Year 9 students
11 A day in the life of a Year 7 & 8 student. Lesson TimesBell TimesAM8:40Form8:458:55Change9:00Lesson 110:1010:15Lesson 211:25Lunch12:1012:05Lesson 313:2013:5013:45Lesson 415:00Week A/ B cycle
12 Subjects Studied in Year 7 Elective SubjectsOne of the Arts (1 Sem.)DanceDramaArtMediaMusic/ Music RockCore SubjectsMathsEnglishScienceSOSEHPE (1 Sem.)Chinese (1 Sem.)Technology (1 Sem.)Every weekLAN-(Literacy & Numeracy)SELF- (Social Emotional Learning Focus)PLUS
13 Subjects Studied in Year 8 Elective SubjectsOne of:DanceDramaArtMediaMusic (ACE or Music and Rock)Manual ArtsBusinessHome EconomicsInformation and Communication TechnologiesOne Semester eachCore SubjectsMathsEnglishScienceSOSEHPE (1 Sem.)Chinese (1 Sem.)Every weekLAN-(Literacy & Numeracy)SELF- (Social Emotional Learning Focus)PLUS
14 Student Resource Scheme Covers use of textbook, non consumables and photocopyingDoes not cover personal stationery/ printing
15 Stationery 10 (96 page) A4 exercise books Highlighters Scissors (no books withtabbed sections)Non- metal rulerRed and blue birosGlue stickHB and 2B pencilsEraserColoured pencilsHighlightersScissorsMaths set (compass, protractor etc.)Scientific calculator (available at school office)Standard calculator (SEP program)USBDiary (optional)
16 Class/Form Organisation 10 form classes of approximately 24 students.The form teacher closely monitors student progress and acts as a mentor. Our aim is to keep the class and the teacher together for their entire time at Urangan.Form: everyday and includes SELF and LAN lessonsMixed abilities from a variety of primary schools.Our School has its own Special Education Unit.ACE Programs – Music & Academic
18 Form teachers- Year 8 8 B1- Colleen Frazer 8 B2- Liza Young 8 B3- Robyn Ashford8 C1- Lesa Landon8 C2- Gary Plumridge8 C3- Jin Zixuan8 C9- Kaye Henningsen8 T1- Peta- Jane Morris8 T2- Chantal Brown8 T3- Ben Austin8 T4- Alexia Taylor
19 Peer Support Program Each class will be assigned peer mentors (Year 10 students work with year 8’s andyear 9 students work with year 7’s)Peer mentors are given training and will work closely with their assigned classes during the first week and will continue to play an important role throughout the year
20 Getting to school - Walk Car Bike- bring your own lock for use in our locked compoundBusHervey Bay Urban Area and Burrum Heads, Dundowran, Craignish, Stafford Estate, Takura, Toogoom and Torbanlea- phone Wide Bay Transit:Booral, River Heads, Wondunna- phone Goddards:-
21 Communication Website: https://uranganshs.eq.edu.au Facebook: Urangan State High SchoolSMSParent teacher interviewsNewsletterPhone:School intranet
24 Lunch times Canteen New Oval- junior secondary students only Sports shed- run by year 9 leadersTutorialsLunch time activities1st week- a question and answer room for any queries GD03Use toilets near SR4 and SR5
25 First Day- Tues. 27 Jan 2015Year 7’s meet at Map of the World amYear 8’s meet at the PA block amIntroduction/ Meet form teacherForm time with teacher and peer mentors (Lesson 1)Escorted to lesson 22.40 pm- Year 7 and 8 parade in the gym
27 2015 and BeyondWe are looking forward to working with you and your son/daughter here at USHSAny questions/queries please feel free to contact Linda Buxton Year 7 or Brian Harrington Year 8.Thank you for your attendanceEnjoy your Christmas break !
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