Presentation on theme: "Summit Middle School. Introductions/Why Middle School?--Mrs. Seddon Articulation Process--Overview The Five Pillars of Middle School Teams and Teaming."— Presentation transcript:
Introductions/Why Middle School?--Mrs. Seddon Articulation Process--Overview The Five Pillars of Middle School Teams and Teaming Flex block timetabling AdvisoryTransitionsExplorations Extra-Curricular & Free Time Code of Conduct & Getting Help—Mrs. Ross Questions?—Mrs. Ross Breakout Groups/Translation—English/Farsi in MPR with Victoria, Korean in library with Mrs. Ross, Chinese in music room with Mrs. Seddon
Visit to Grade 5 classes in April Parent Info Evening in April Meetings with Grade 5 Teachers and Student Services Teachers (IEPs transferred) in April; separate mtgs in more depth for students with IEPs Placement Process; Articulation Forms and Notes in May; extra visits Grade 6 For A Morning in June
Teams and Teaming Flex Block Timetabling TREK Transitions Explorations
Students in Coquitlam School District have 2 significant transition times during their school careers – 1 from grade 5-6, and the other from grade 8-9 Summit Middle School welcomes new grade 5 transitioning students as they arrive and passes on the leaving grade 8 students to high school
Computers Computers Music Music Home Arts (cooking, sewing) Home Arts (cooking, sewing) Tech Ed (woodwork, electronics) Tech Ed (woodwork, electronics) P.E.(all year, alternate days) P.E.(all year, alternate days) Art/French (half year for each, on the same day as PE) Art/French (half year for each, on the same day as PE)
Athletic Teams – basketball, field hockey, track & field, volleyball, badminton, wrestling, cross country, swim, triathlon, rugby etc. Intramurals – floor hockey, indoor soccer, basketball, handball etc. Band--Beginner, Intermediate and Jazz Clubs – yearbook, ski and snowboard, book, spelling, scrabble, graphic design, library monitors etc.
Playground, zipline, climbing net Forest Outdoor basketball and hockey courts Gym activities, intramurals Library and computer lab Counselling area Cafeteria Classrooms Lunch hour clubs—Beach House Getting outside
The 3 R’s” Respect yourself Respect others Respect the environment
Counsellor and Youth Worker Peer helpers and peer tutoring Student Services Team Leaders and Core teachers Principal and Vice-Principal Parents Self advocating
1.What about homework? Use website!! 2. Where do I keep my stuff? 3. Can I bring electronics to school? 4. When will I know what team I am on? 5. What happens at lunch time? Where to eat and what to buyWhere to eat and what to buy What to do when finished eatingWhat to do when finished eating 6. Can I leave the school grounds? 7. How will I know when to join teams etc? 8. Where can I get a school supplies list? 9. Parents—parking, volunteering, communication, announcements, newsletters?