Administrative Team / Staff Administrators Dr. Almeida – Principal Mrs. Whitehead – Assistant Principal Mr. Gomes – Assistant Principal Support Staff Ms. Fram - Guidance Mrs. Dorchies – Guidance Mrs. LeBrun – Guidance Mrs. Larsen – School Nurse Officer Fraatz – School Resource Officer Mrs. Sturdahl - Behavior Specialist
Mission Statement Educational excellence…developing reliable, responsible, respectful life long learners, one student at a time.
Be Responsible Bringing all your materials to class. Having your homework done. Be Reliable Being on time to class. Always being honest. Be Respectful Treat others the way you would like to be treated. Keep hands and feet to yourself.
Be Responsible Differentiate Instruction Integrate Literacy Strategies Across Curriculum Maintain Instructional / Academic Focus Engage Students in Higher Level Thinking Be Reliable Continuously Communicate w/ Parents Implement School Improvement Plan Initiatives Actively Participate in the Professional Learning Community Continue to Learn & Grow Be Respectful Establish Positive Relationships Develop a Student-Centered Classroom Support and Collaborate with Colleagues Personalize the Learning Environment for Students Have Fun! Follow PLC Norms
Be Responsible Review and Evaluate Policies, Practices, & Programs Create and Maintain a Positive Culture Support & Facilitate Successful Co-teaching Relationships Build Capacity by Effectively Delegating Responsibilities Establish Clear/High Expectations for ALL Be Reliable Shared Decision Making Support Teachers Provide Feedback Be Consistent & Follow-Up w/ Student Discipline Be Visible Be Respectful Establish Open Lines of Communication Be Approachable Be Professional Have A Sense of Humor Have An Open Door Policy Follow PLC Norms
Get involved with PTSA Communicate with teachers & administrators Check your son/daughter’s agenda nightly Ensure your son/daughter reads at home Provide him/her with a quiet workspace Ask your son/daughter about his/her day Encourage your son/daughter to get involved in extracurricular activities Volunteer at least 3 hours
PTSA Contributions to the School Membership Drive Fundraiser
General Information STUDENT ENROLLMENT 1240 students STAFFING 3 administrators 100 teachers 40 support staff
General Information (con’t) School Hours 7:55 AM – 2:25 PM Classes English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Keyboarding, Family Consumer Science + Literacy, PE, and Exploratory Advisory Program Lunch 30 minute lunches
6 TH GRADE 6 th Grade Teams are in the back of the building 4 Teams Each team has… –Approximately 100 students –Team Teachers: English, math, science, and social studies teacher (sometimes a resource teacher) –Students will also have a literacy class taught by a team teacher –Advisory Program
Student Supplies 6 th Grade $20 Includes the following: Student Agenda All notebooks, folders, binders, & composition books
ADVISORY PROGRAM What? A program in which a group of students and an advisor (teacher) get together… Goal? To establish relationships for learning between students and teachers… When? Once a week (mainly on Tuesday) 50 minutes
Individual Learning Plan ILP All students 6-12 Individualized student plan that includes standardized assessments, interests & hobbies, career exploration, and goals WaytoGoRI Advisory Program
Proficiency Based Graduation Requirements PBGR Portfolio Capstone Grades NECAP Scores More information will be provided in the fall.
BREAKFAST PROGRAM 7:35 – 7:55 AM Multipurpose C
LUNCH PROGRAM All free / reduced lunch applications are due by September 30 th.
ULSS Unified Learning Support Services ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL TO A RIGOROUS CURRICULUM LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT HIGH EXPECTATIONS INCLUSION COLLABORATION & CO TEACHING IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION (RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION) RTI FAMILY ENGAGEMENT
Special Education Department CASE MANAGERS - oversee implementation of IEP - communicate progress to parents - hold annual IEP review meetings COORDINATOR -chair all evaluation/re evaluation meetings -oversee programs, students, resources, department goals, etc.
Extracurricular Activities Sports: Fall: Coed Soccer Winter: Wrestling & Basketball (Boys & Girls) Spring: Softball & Baseball Cheerleading Student Council Yearbook Robotics Club Showcase (Cabaret) Band Chorus S.A.V.E.
SUMMER READING “We read to know we are not alone.” C.S. Lewis Requirements Read two books totaling at least 250 pages. OR Read three or more books totaling at least 250 pages. Select and complete one response per book Responses are due by the first Wednesday (Sept. 2 nd ) following the opening of school.
AVENUES OF COMMUNICATION Telephone (401) –Team mailbox School website - asfms.netSchool website - asfms.net Parent ListservParent Listserv Student agenda Parent conferences PTA meetings
SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS Cameras are in the school in the hallways and outside the building monitoring all activity.
HEALTH ISSUES Mrs. Kathy Larsen (School Nurse)
Student Assistance Counselor Ms. Sue Davis
Parent Volunteer Program
Transition Plan Principal Walk & Talk – 9: :30 AM –Tuesday, June 16 th Western, Washington Oak, Oak Haven –Thursday, June 18 th Blackrock, Hopkins Hill, Tiogue Meet & Greet – August 19, :00 – 5:30 PM Activities Team Placement Meet Team Teachers Tour the Building Locker Night – September 1, :00 – 7:00 PM Students can practice opening their locker Students can decorate the inside of their locker