Presentation on theme: "Ms. Riscoe. Grew up in Overland Park Blue Valley Northwest High School ROCK CHALK- attended KU After graduating college, moved to Chicago!! "— Presentation transcript:
Grew up in Overland Park Blue Valley Northwest High School ROCK CHALK- attended KU After graduating college, moved to Chicago!! Taught Seniors in HS while living in Chicago Taught at Hocker Grove Middle School for 2 years This is my 6 th year at Trailridge This will be my 8 th year in Shawnee Mission School District Received my Master’s Degree from Avila University Currently in school at Emporia State University for Master’s Degree in School Counseling Outside of School -working out -sports (KU basketball, Chiefs) -being around family and friends -live in Prairie Village
Student Planner: https://myhomeworkapp.com/homehttps://myhomeworkapp.com/home (this will replace web backpack) Students will sign up on Thursday/Friday this week My plan is 7th hour (2:13-2:57)
English: My.hrw.com: students will get online textbook on Friday/Monday Class set is also available Communications: We do not have enough textbooks to check this book out. Each teacher has been given a class set.
GRADES WILL BE WEIGHTED: 20% DAILY WORK BELL WORK CLASSWORK HOMEWORK 80% TESTS TESTS QUIZZES PRESENTATIONS PROJECTS MAJOR WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
English 8 and Communications homework is given approximately 1-2 times per week. Some weeks there will be more (major writing assignments); some weeks there will be less. Work that is one day late will receive 80% credit. Assignments that are more than one day late will receive 50% credit.
Be on time Come with your materials Fill out your PLANNER Absent Work (student’s responsibility) Check the Planner Late work is accepted for 80% the first day late and 50% credit every day after that
*1 st Tardy Warning **2 nd Tardy Make a plan with student ***3 rd Tardy Detention; Parent Contact ****4 th Tardy Detention; Parent Contact; Minor Referral *****5 th Tardy Major Referral sent to office
Any Questions or Concerns? Thank you for your support. Please feel free to call or with any issues that come up during the school year!!! Please check out your student’s work (bio poem-ENGLISH ONLY) hanging in the room I’m looking forward to a GREAT year with your son/daughter!! Ms. Lori Riscoe