Presentation on theme: "Welcome To Oakwood Junior High Principal - Dan Weckstein"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome To Oakwood Junior High 2014-2015 Principal - Dan Weckstein Counselor - Lissa Fickertojh.oakwood.k12.oh.us
2 SCHOOL CLIMATE Increased Responsibility/Independence 5 R’s RespectfulResponsibleResourcefulRelationshipsResilienceStudent RecognitionLumberjack LeadersNational Junior Honor Society
3 STUDENT EXPECTATIONS Be Here * Be Engaged * Use Planner Do Homework On TimeSeek Teacher HelpCheck Website for AssignmentsContact Teacher After Absences3 Day Homework Collection
4 COMMUNICATION Keep the Channels Open Telephone Email TeachersGuidance CounselorPrincipalTelephoneAttendance Office
5 COMMUNICATION ojh.oakwood.k12.oh.us Program of StudyPlanner/Parent-Student HandbookGroup s to ParentsLINXAnnouncements - subscribeCalendarOctober ConferencesWeb PagesOne Call Now
6 COMMUNICATION Progress Book Parent and Student LoginParent AlertsEncourage regular checks
7 JUNIOR HIGH FEATURES Seven period day Classes are 48 minutes in length Start time is 8:15 AMDismissal time is 3:15 PMLunch hour 11: :43PayForIt.netActivitiesTake 5
8 CLASS FORMATS Full year - five days per week; year (Example - Science, Math)Semester - five days per week; 18 weeks(Foreign Language and Health & PE)Quarters - five days per week; 9 weeks(Example - Real Skills, Sculpture)
9 CLASS FORMATS Splits - Full year - two or three days per week; year (Chorus, Band or Orchestra)Splits - Semester - two or three days per week; 18 weeks(Computer Applications or Gateway)
12 HONORS CLASSES Rigorous in nature Criteria for selection Standardized tests/District level testTeacher Recommendations/GradesWork EthicHigh InterestMath - receives High School grade and credit in 8th GradeEnglish - Summer reading is requiredA student may enter either Honors class inlater grades.
13 HONORS PROCESS Check with current teacher Contact JH Counselor Student takes evaluation at the Junior High at a time/date to be determined in early May.
14 REQUIRED COURSES Health & Physical Education - Semester Gateway to Technology - QuarterComputer Applications - QuarterMusic ChoiceLanguage/Critical Thinking ChoiceArt (Drawing or Sculpture) - Quarter
15 MUSIC CHOICES YOU MUST SELECT AT LEAST ONE Music History: Rock and Roll - QuarterPerforming Music Choices:Chorus - 2 Days a week - all yearOrchestra - 3 Days a week - all yearBand - 3 Days a week - all year
16 SELECT ONLY ONE French - Semester Spanish- Semester Critical Thinking - QuarterLiterature Interpretation* - Quarter
17 FOREIGN LANGUAGE CONSIDERATIONS Two Year Commitment7th grade - Semester8th Grade - YearReceives High School grade and credit in 8th GradeRigorous in natureCan lead to AP level
18 FOREIGN LANGUAGE CONSIDERATIONS Not for everyone in Junior HighMay be taken in High SchoolCriteria for considerationGradesLanguage InterestScheduleSpanish II/French IIContact Mrs. FickertNote on schedule
19 OTHER OPTIONS Critical Thinking Reasoning through reading, writing, and debateQuarterLiterature InterpretationBy Teacher Recommendation Only19
20 ELECTIVES Art - Drawing and Painting I Sculpture I Drawing and Painting II*Sculpture II*Consumer Science -Real Skills for Real People with Real LivesSew Anyway*Prepare. Cook. Eat. Repeat*
21 ELECTIVES Study Skills Critical Thinking Video Production Basic Web DesignGateway - Energy and EnvironmentHistory on Display *Robotics*Jazz Band**
22 ENGLISH/MATH SUPPORT Math Computation Literature Interpretation Additional class to math and EnglishQuarterRecommendations are data driven22
23 STUDY HALL Quiet Supervised Study Time Not generally recommended Try new thingsOften not used effectivelyInitial on sheet
24 SAMPLE SCHEDULE A (For. Lang. / Performing Music) Period SciencePeriod MathematicsPeriod EnglishPeriod Social StudiesLunchPeriod Art/(3) Quarter ElectivesPeriod Foreign Language (Sem)/Health & P.E.(Sem)Period Perf. Music(MWF)/Comp Apps/Gate(2X-Sem)(3) Quarter Electives *
25 SAMPLE SCHEDULE B (For. Lang. / Nonperforming Music) Period SciencePeriod MathematicsPeriod EnglishPeriod Social StudiesLunchPeriod Foreign Language (Sem)/Health & P.E.(Sem)Period (4) Quarter ElectivesPeriod Comp. Apps/ Music History /Art/Gateway(4) Quarter Electives *
26 SAMPLE SCHEDULE C (Critical /Nonperforming Music) Period SciencePeriod MathematicsPeriod EnglishPeriod Social StudiesLunchPeriod (4) Quarter ElectivesPeriod Critical/Qtr. Elect/Health & P.E. (Semester)Period Comp. Apps/ Music History /Art/Gateway(5) Quarter Electives *
28 ADDITIONAL TOPICS Fine arts classes - Ohio Core/Honors Learning Center Regularly scheduled periodRecommend foreign language is taken in H.S.Special requests for a particular classMoving?Please take time to select your choices, dropping or adding a class tends to be difficult
29 SUMMER SCHOOL Real Skills 8:00-12:00 First 2 weeks of summer $75 + $25 (materials)March 17th - sign up begins
30 IMMUNIZATIONThe Tdap (Tetanus Booster) for seventh-grade students is required by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) prior to admittance to junior high school.Please return forms with your course selection sheet or return to the Junior High Office.
31 COURSE SELECTION SHEET Parent’s signature/ / daytime phone #’sChoices clearly markedRank order of electivesStudy Hall InitialedReturn to Homeroom teacher by February 11, 2014
32 ACTIVITIES AND ATHLETICS Clubs and OrganizationsGenerally meet during lunch periodsAthleticsCheerleadingParent Meeting - March 6p in HS LibraryClinic - March 8-12*Open Gym - March 4-6Tryouts -March 4-9Physical* - May 5:30All Fall sports begin week of August 4th
33 UPCOMING DATES February 11 - Schedules due to homeroom teachers May 12 & 13 - Sixth graders visit Junior HighJuly - Schedules mailedAugust 15 - OrientationAugust 19 - School Starts
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