4 Administrative Team / Staff AdministratorsDr. Almeida – PrincipalMrs. Whitehead – Assistant PrincipalMr. Gomes – Assistant PrincipalSupport StaffMs. Fram - GuidanceMrs. Dorchies – GuidanceMrs. LeBrun – GuidanceMrs. Larsen – School NurseOfficer Fraatz – School Resource OfficerMrs. Sturdahl - Behavior Specialist
5 Mission Statement Educational excellence…developing reliable, responsible, respectful lifelong learners, one student at a time.
6 Student Expectations Be Responsible Bringing all your materials to class.Having your homework done.Be ReliableBeing on time to class.Always being honest.Be RespectfulTreat others the way you would like to be treated.Keep hands and feet to yourself.
7 TEACHER EXPECTATIONS Be Responsible Differentiate Instruction Integrate Literacy Strategies Across CurriculumMaintain Instructional / Academic FocusEngage Students in Higher Level ThinkingBe ReliableContinuously Communicate w/ ParentsImplement School Improvement Plan InitiativesActively Participate in the Professional Learning CommunityContinue to Learn & GrowBe RespectfulEstablish Positive RelationshipsDevelop a Student-Centered ClassroomSupport and Collaborate with ColleaguesPersonalize the Learning Environment for StudentsHave Fun!Follow PLC Norms
8 ADMINISTRATIVE EXPECTATIONS Be ResponsibleReview and Evaluate Policies, Practices, & ProgramsCreate and Maintain a Positive CultureSupport & Facilitate Successful Co-teaching RelationshipsBuild Capacity by Effectively Delegating ResponsibilitiesEstablish Clear/High Expectations for ALLBe ReliableShared Decision MakingSupport TeachersProvide FeedbackBe Consistent & Follow-Up w/ Student DisciplineBe VisibleBe RespectfulEstablish Open Lines of CommunicationBe ApproachableBe ProfessionalHave A Sense of HumorHave An Open Door PolicyFollow PLC Norms
9 Parent Expectations Get involved with PTSA Communicate with teachers & administratorsCheck your son/daughter’s agenda nightlyEnsure your son/daughter reads at homeProvide him/her with a quiet workspaceAsk your son/daughter about his/her dayEncourage your son/daughter to get involved in extracurricular activitiesVolunteer at least 3 hours
10 PTSAContributions to the SchoolMembership DriveFundraiser
11 General Information STUDENT ENROLLMENT 1240 students STAFFING 3 administrators100 teachers40 support staff
12 General Information (con’t) School Hours7:55 AM – 2:25 PMClassesEnglish, Math, Science, Social Studies,Keyboarding, Family Consumer Science+Literacy, PE, and ExploratoryAdvisory ProgramLunch30 minute lunches
13 6TH GRADE 6th Grade Teams are in the back of the building 4 Teams Each team has…Approximately 100 studentsTeam Teachers: English, math, science, and social studies teacher (sometimes a resource teacher)Students will also have a literacy class taught by a team teacherAdvisory Program
15 ADVISORY PROGRAM What? A program in which a group of students and an advisor (teacher)get together…Goal? To establish relationships forlearning between students andteachers…When? Once a week (mainly on Tuesday)50 minutes
16 Individual Learning Plan ILP All students 6-12Individualized student plan that includes standardized assessments, interests & hobbies, career exploration, and goalsWaytoGoRIAdvisory Program
17 Proficiency Based Graduation Requirements PBGR PortfolioCapstoneGradesNECAP ScoresMore information will be provided in the fall.
19 LUNCH PROGRAM All free / reduced lunch applications are due by September 30th.
20 ULSS Unified Learning Support Services ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL TO A RIGOROUS CURRICULUMLEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENTHIGH EXPECTATIONSINCLUSIONCOLLABORATION & CO TEACHINGIMMEDIATE INTERVENTION(RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION) RTIFAMILY ENGAGEMENT
21 Special Education Department CASE MANAGERS- oversee implementation of IEP- communicate progress to parents- hold annual IEP review meetingsCOORDINATORchair all evaluation/re evaluation meetingsoversee programs, students, resources, department goals, etc.
23 SUMMER READING “We read to know we are not alone .” C.S. Lewis RequirementsRead two books totaling at least 250 pages.ORRead three or more books totaling at least 250 pages.Select and complete one response per bookResponses are due by the first Wednesday (Sept. 2nd) following the opening of school.
24 AVENUES OF COMMUNICATION Telephone (401)Team mailboxSchool website - asfms.netParent ListservStudent agendaParent conferencesPTA meetings
31 Transition Plan Principal Walk & Talk – 9:00 - 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 16thWestern, Washington Oak, Oak HavenThursday, June 18thBlackrock, Hopkins Hill, TiogueMeet & Greet – August 19, 20094:00 – 5:30 PMActivitiesTeam PlacementMeet Team TeachersTour the BuildingLocker Night – September 1, 20095:00 – 7:00 PMStudents can practice opening their lockerStudents can decorate the inside of their locker